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Taxi man adamant Taiwanese star in extortion case was loud and drunk on the night concerned in Bangkok

Taxi man adamant Taiwanese star in extortion case was loud and drunk on the night concerned in Bangkok

January 28, 2023

Crime, Culture, Living, Media, Thailand:

Police continue to investigate the incident as a direct conflict appears to have developed between the version of events of the Taiwanese actress and serving… Read More ›

Confidence and trust in Thailand damaged by Chinese VIP tourist services advertised online

Confidence and trust in Thailand damaged by Chinese VIP tourist services advertised online

January 26, 2023

Crime, Culture, Economy, Media, Politics, Thailand:

Problem facing Thai authorities relates to the new online world where discreet services can be advertised cheaply and effectively while the activities of Chinese tourists… Read More ›

‘The Serpent’ serial killer who terrorised Bangkok released by Nepal on human rights grounds

‘The Serpent’ serial killer who terrorised Bangkok released by Nepal on human rights grounds

December 22, 2022

Crime, Culture, Living, Media, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

The 78-year-old thief and murderer profited handsomely and lived in luxury off his exploits since he was arrested in India in 1976 even while spending… Read More ›

Thailand looking at new modular US nuclear reactors as a future sustainable power source

Thailand looking at new modular US nuclear reactors as a future sustainable power source

November 19, 2022

Culture, Economy, Foreigners, Media, More News from Thailand, Politics, Thailand:

Successful summit was wrapped up by Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan ocha in Bangkok on Saturday as he handed over the baton to the US… Read More ›

Pattani bombs put Thai security agencies on alert as they gear up for APEC Summit in Bangkok 

Pattani bombs put Thai security agencies on alert as they gear up for APEC Summit in Bangkok 

November 16, 2022

Crime, Culture, Media, Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

Deputy Prime Minister issued a new order to Internal Security Operations Command (ISOC) in the South and other agencies to step up already heightened vigilance… Read More ›

World Cup all set to be available on free-to-air TV in a vital boost to the foreign tourism industry

World Cup all set to be available on free-to-air TV in a vital boost to the foreign tourism industry

November 9, 2022

Culture, Economy, Foreigners, Media, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

The US dollar has fallen by 3.7% against the baht in the last 3 weeks as the number of foreign tourists entering the country is… Read More ›

CNN reporters leave Thailand after being cleared of trespass but fined for illegally working on a tourist visa

CNN reporters leave Thailand after being cleared of trespass but fined for illegally working on a tourist visa

October 10, 2022

Crime, Culture, Foreigners, Living, Media, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Tensions and feelings are running high over the kingdom’s worst mass massacre. A senior police officer was summarily removed from his post on Monday after… Read More ›

King and Queen support bereaved families of victims of the country’s worst mass murder in on Thursday

King and Queen support bereaved families of victims of the country’s worst mass murder in on Thursday

October 8, 2022

Crime, Culture, Foreigners, Living, Media, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

King spoke movingly to parents of the bereaved gathered on Friday night on the first floor of Nong Bua Lamphu Hospital, the day after Thailand’s… Read More ›

Radio very much alive in Thailand says Prime Minister’s Office as Prayut calls for use of transistor sets

Radio very much alive in Thailand says Prime Minister’s Office as Prayut calls for use of transistor sets

October 5, 2022

Culture, Living, Media, Personal, Politics, Thailand:

Comments by the PM on Monday sparked a debate on whether listening to radio in Thailand on transistor sets is a thing of the past.… Read More ›

Myanmar’s junta crumbles along with Russia’s war in Ukraine as US progresses in the Indo Pacific

Myanmar’s junta crumbles along with Russia’s war in Ukraine as US progresses in the Indo Pacific

September 12, 2022

Economy, Foreigners, Media, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Russia’s attempts to pivot to Asia were greeted politely and initially with interest up to this point by nervous Southeast Asian countries anxious for another… Read More ›

King Charles III to be acclaimed as the World comes to terms with the loss of Queen Elizabeth II

King Charles III to be acclaimed as the World comes to terms with the loss of Queen Elizabeth II

September 9, 2022

Culture, Living, Media, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Change of era: for 90% of the world’s population there has never been any other Queen of England, a key figure in news events and… Read More ›

Property market collapse in China and a Chinese economic recession is the key threat to Thailand

Property market collapse in China and a Chinese economic recession is the key threat to Thailand

September 8, 2022

Economy, Foreigners, Media, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Thai economy is currently chugging along in choppy waters as China’s problems grow and the US dices with recession. However, the key worry is, increasingly,… Read More ›

Investigation into police woman’s maid abuse scandal raising serious questions about corruption

Investigation into police woman’s maid abuse scandal raising serious questions about corruption

August 25, 2022

Crime, Culture, Foreigners, Media, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

It has emerged that the 43-year-old policewoman, jailed on Monday after being refused bail, was working within Thailand’s Internal Security Operations Command (ISOC), the equivalent… Read More ›

Police woman who kept 30-year-old soldier as a slave rocks Thailand, exposing a hidden, dark culture

Police woman who kept 30-year-old soldier as a slave rocks Thailand, exposing a hidden, dark culture

August 21, 2022

Crime, Culture, Foreigners, Media, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Explosive details of a woman’s 2-year nightmare as a slave within the house of a serving Special Branch police woman who claimed to be the… Read More ›

Pelosi defies Communist China’s concerted campaign of intimidation and visits Taiwan sparking a crisis

Pelosi defies Communist China’s concerted campaign of intimidation and visits Taiwan sparking a crisis

August 2, 2022

Foreigners, Media, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

The landing of the US House of Representatives Speaker in Taipei has triggered a major crisis between China and the United States in the region… Read More ›

Prayut retains all the cards as Thailand may be pivoting back to a one-ballot election process

Prayut retains all the cards as Thailand may be pivoting back to a one-ballot election process

August 1, 2022

Culture, Foreigners, Media, More News from Thailand, Politics, Thailand:

Political naiveté on the part of the leading Pheu Thai Party in believing that the coalition government, through the electoral reform process, was going to… Read More ›

Canadian institute identifies Pegasus spyware on phones of 30 people linked to Bangkok protests

Canadian institute identifies Pegasus spyware on phones of 30 people linked to Bangkok protests

July 19, 2022

Culture, Foreigners, Media, More News from Thailand, Politics, Thailand:

This new controversy arises as Thailand and the United States recently signed a joint communiqué on promoting democracy and democratic principles not only in Thailand… Read More ›

Southeast Asia’s biggest online retailer Lazada landed in hot water in Thailand over Tik Tok video ad skit

Southeast Asia’s biggest online retailer Lazada landed in hot water in Thailand over Tik Tok video ad skit

May 9, 2022

Culture, Economy, Media, Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

Tik Tok video featuring a transgender influencer joking with a disabled person in a wheelchair sparks fury across Thailand from royalists who claim the skit… Read More ›

Defiant Thanathorn vows to prove his innocence after being charged with Lèse-majesté offence in Bangkok 

Defiant Thanathorn vows to prove his innocence after being charged with Lèse-majesté offence in Bangkok 

April 12, 2022

Culture, Foreigners, Media, More News from Thailand, Politics, Thailand:

The latest charges against Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, a key political activist and opponent of the government, have been anticipated for some time ever since the Prime… Read More ›

Channel 5 TV rumpus shows Thailand feels the heat in an altered world after the Ukrainian war raised divisions

Channel 5 TV rumpus shows Thailand feels the heat in an altered world after the Ukrainian war raised divisions

March 31, 2022

Culture, Living, Media, Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

The Ukraine war and the unprecedented resolve of western countries to sanction Russia even while sacrificing their individual economic interests, make it crystal clear that… Read More ›