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Koh Tao claims by UK teenager questioned by Thai police – arrest warrants indicated for some media

Koh Tao claims by UK teenager questioned by Thai police – arrest warrants indicated for some media

September 16, 2018

Crime, Foreigners, Media, Thai World, Thailand:

Sensational claims by UK’s Sun tabloid are challenged as Thai police take a criminal action against media outlets and online posters over the damage caused… Read More ›

Death sentence for the ‘Iceman’ drug lord in Thailand highlights new zeal by Thai authorities

Death sentence for the ‘Iceman’ drug lord in Thailand highlights new zeal by Thai authorities

September 13, 2018

Crime, Economy, Foreigners, Media, Thai World, Thailand:

Thailand sending strong message to international drug gangs that use the country to transport deadly drugs to international markets The notorious Malaysian drug smuggler dubbed… Read More ›

Former jet set monk jailed for over a century in Thailand after trial on financial charges

Former jet set monk jailed for over a century in Thailand after trial on financial charges

September 11, 2018

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

Extraordinary story of former Thai monk who exploited the goodwill Thai people for a luxury lifestyle A former Thai monk was jailed last month for… Read More ›

New picture of Thailand’s democratic future emerging with February 24th 2019 election date tipped

New picture of Thailand’s democratic future emerging with February 24th 2019 election date tipped

September 7, 2018

Economy, Media, More News from Thailand, Personal, Politics, Thailand:

Thailand may be ready for a new democratic future commencing next year as election talk mounts and political parties gear up to do battle for… Read More ›

New Party, new era in Thai politics about to commence with eyes on next year’s election

New Party, new era in Thai politics about to commence with eyes on next year’s election

September 3, 2018

Media, More News from Thailand, Personal, Politics, Thailand:

New political parties and a political flux as Thailand’s new political landscape is in the making under the watchful eye of the junta Gender equality… Read More ›

Thai police capture and deport an evil Mozambican criminal mastermind

Thai police capture and deport an evil Mozambican criminal mastermind

September 1, 2018

Crime, Foreigners, Media, Thai World:

‘Once we do that, suspects will not come here’ – Thai Deputy Police Chief says Iris and face scanning at the border required to stop… Read More ›

Miss Universe is coming back to Thailand, it’s good news, enjoy

Miss Universe is coming back to Thailand, it’s good news, enjoy

August 28, 2018

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

Miss Universe pageant has a special relationship with Thailand and although there will be controversy in the current world media climate, it will be a… Read More ›

A Thai woman driven to suicide by a Facebook photo

A Thai woman driven to suicide by a Facebook photo

August 26, 2018

Crime, Media, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

Tragic story of a 22 year old wife, daughter and sister shows Facebook was a factor in her death when it was used as a… Read More ›

Tham Luang cave was the place where the miracle happened. Now it is going to become a tourist attraction

Tham Luang cave was the place where the miracle happened. Now it is going to become a tourist attraction

August 22, 2018

Culture, Foreigners, Media, Thai World:

Huge event catering for up to 10,000 people to celebrate a Thai miracle that the world has made its own. It’s a good news story… Read More ›

Bright economic outlook for Thailand but the debt nightmare for poorer Thai people must be tackled

Bright economic outlook for Thailand but the debt nightmare for poorer Thai people must be tackled

August 20, 2018

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

Thailand’s economy is make progress, consumer confidence is rising but inequality masks hardship among poorer Thais and rural communities Thailand has so far defied the… Read More ›

Thai teens are luring their peers into prostitution through social networks in a new internet trend

Thai teens are luring their peers into prostitution through social networks in a new internet trend

August 18, 2018

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

New trend will feed into debate on the internet in Thailand and it may well become a worldwide trend as Thailand has become an advanced… Read More ›

Thailand steps up efforts to bring the Shinawatras to justice with moves against former prime ministers

Thailand steps up efforts to bring the Shinawatras to justice with moves against former prime ministers

August 10, 2018

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

Recent moves against the two former prime ministers are thought unlikely to be successful It is reported that Thai officials are sanguine about their efforts… Read More ›

Capital punishment is back in Thailand. Cold blooded murderers and drug traffickers are in a spot

Capital punishment is back in Thailand. Cold blooded murderers and drug traffickers are in a spot

August 8, 2018

Crime, Foreigners, Living, Media, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

Murder conviction and death sentenced upheld for Spanish national whose callous and cruel crime shocked Thailand in 2016 After a long absence, death penalty has… Read More ›

Thailand is feeling the heat from its hot tourism industry

Thailand is feeling the heat from its hot tourism industry

August 6, 2018

Economy, Foreigners, Media, Thai World:

  The unabated climb in Thai tourism numbers comes at a price including environmental concerns and a potential drop off in European or western visitors… Read More ›

Double life of a UK man who became a drug dealer in Udon Thani

Double life of a UK man who became a drug dealer in Udon Thani

August 2, 2018

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

UK man suspected of drug dealing killed in police car chase as he fled a routine police enquiry. The foreigner who was married to a… Read More ›

Gay and LGBT people in Thailand on the verge of same sex partnership era

Gay and LGBT people in Thailand on the verge of same sex partnership era

July 24, 2018

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

LGBT face discrimination and bias in Thailand but it has become Asia’s most progressive countries for gay rights despite a contradictory culture Thailand has long… Read More ›

News that the Thai boys were alive started a world media news quake

News that the Thai boys were alive started a world media news quake

July 20, 2018

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

The successful rescue of the Thai ‘wild boars’ soccer team has changed the image of Thailand for the better – it is an inspirational moment… Read More ›

State – owned media company in Thailand announces a shift towards digital media and online activity

State – owned media company in Thailand announces a shift towards digital media and online activity

July 19, 2018

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

Innovative Thai state broadcaster moving into the digital age as TV ad revenue plummets as younger audiences move online One of Thailand leading media operators… Read More ›

German man who overstayed his visa by nine years arrested by Thai police

German man who overstayed his visa by nine years arrested by Thai police

July 14, 2018

Crime, Media, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

British man found himself detained this year after recovering from a coma following an accident on his way to the airport to leave Thailand This… Read More ›

The scam is up – Nigerian lover boys arrested for taking advantage of Thai women seeking Love online

The scam is up – Nigerian lover boys arrested for taking advantage of Thai women seeking Love online

July 5, 2018

Crime, Foreigners, Media, Thai World:

One Thai academic posts a video clip of African scammers using black magic to overpower victims into transferring large amounts of cash As widespread crackdown… Read More ›