Foreigners

Blitz on foreigners acting outside the Thailand’s immigration laws nets many ‘bad guys’

Blitz on foreigners acting outside the Thailand’s immigration laws nets many ‘bad guys’

November 20, 2018

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

A small number of western foreigners were found in a recent survey to be earning less than ฿25,000, a lower Thai salary – the dangers… Read More ›

Thai conman arrested for selling fake visas to unsuspecting foreigners as farang is jailed

Thai conman arrested for selling fake visas to unsuspecting foreigners as farang is jailed

November 9, 2018

Crime, Foreigners, Living, Thai World, Thailand:

Arrest of fake visa lawyer reveals a growing and dangerous world of visa fraud which can land legitimate foreigners in Thailand in hot water –… Read More ›

Thai lawmakers in move to position Bangkok as a global international city bridging Asia and the world

Thai lawmakers in move to position Bangkok as a global international city bridging Asia and the world

November 5, 2018

Culture, Foreigners, Living, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

Bangkok becoming the Geneva of Asia is the new goal as Thailand passes key legislation allowing for personnel of international organisations to be granted privileges… Read More ›

UK man stranded in Thailand facing a £100,000 medical bill may be rescued by crowd funding success

UK man stranded in Thailand facing a £100,000 medical bill may be rescued by crowd funding success

October 24, 2018

Foreigners, Living, Thai World, Thailand:

Plight of young UK expat raises the question of health insurance as a vital requirement for all foreigners in Thailand – there is no a… Read More ›

A young Swedish man imprisoned for Life in Thailand facing a harsh reality as mum also suffers

A young Swedish man imprisoned for Life in Thailand facing a harsh reality as mum also suffers

October 22, 2018

Crime, Foreigners, Thai World, Thailand:

The heartbreak of Swedish mother whose son is serving a life sentence in a Thai prison for drugs offences – a story of broken lives… Read More ›

Foreigners in Thailand who seem to lose their sanity when things go wrong in an alien paradise

Foreigners in Thailand who seem to lose their sanity when things go wrong in an alien paradise

October 16, 2018

Foreigners, Living, Thai World, Thailand:

Some foreigners such as western expats can sometimes simply lose control of life in Thailand and dread a knock on the door and possible arrest… Read More ›

Thailand used by criminals as a new offshore support location for online networks targeting Chinese market

Thailand used by criminals as a new offshore support location for online networks targeting Chinese market

October 11, 2018

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

Thai police working with Chinese counterparts disrupt increasingly large and confident online betting and call centre scams Police in China last month announced the suppression… Read More ›

Historical French embassy in Bangkok opened to the public

Historical French embassy in Bangkok opened to the public

October 1, 2018

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

Thailand’s relationship with France are of critical importance to its ongoing trade with Europe and the western world – today it is a very warm… Read More ›

Thailand’s sex industry crackdown sees westerners rounded up at hotel orgy in Pattaya – brothel raided

Thailand’s sex industry crackdown sees westerners rounded up at hotel orgy in Pattaya – brothel raided

September 29, 2018

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

There appears to no limits to the serious effort to suppress the formerly rampant sex for sale culture in Thailand including arrests of officials and… Read More ›

Thai femme fatale raises the question of safety for westerners who bring strangers to hotel rooms in Thailand

Thai femme fatale raises the question of safety for westerners who bring strangers to hotel rooms in Thailand

September 20, 2018

Crime, Foreigners, Thai World, Thailand:

There are many dangers in Thailand but record tourist numbers show that many westerners love ‘free’ and independent minded Thailand in spite of everything and… Read More ›

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 ›

Thailand’s road accident rate still a red light – many factors driving the carnage with no easy fix

Thailand’s road accident rate still a red light – many factors driving the carnage with no easy fix

September 10, 2018

Culture, Foreigners, Living, Thai World, Thailand:

 Thai PM orders tough new road traffic penalties, which could have caused undue hardship for working Thais, to be held off Thailand’s Prime Minister has… Read More ›

Failure of Chinese company in Koh Samui puts spotlight on foreign owned companies. Local Thai nominee shareholders arrested

Failure of Chinese company in Koh Samui puts spotlight on foreign owned companies. Local Thai nominee shareholders arrested

September 5, 2018

Economy, Foreigners, Living, Thai World, Thailand:

Police investigation into tourist company owned by a Chinese woman using Thai nominees highlights the danger of the practice for everyone concerned A company that… 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 ›

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 ›

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