Foreigners

Clash of two worlds: French couple accused of theft in Thailand

Clash of two worlds: French couple accused of theft in Thailand

May 29, 2018

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

Two French teachers in Thailand disgust world online community and tarnish the reputation of foreigners in Thailand with theft of iPhone captured on CCTV Thai… Read More ›

Driving in Thailand really is dangerous – Don’t do it

Driving in Thailand really is dangerous – Don’t do it

May 27, 2018

Foreigners, Living, More News from Thailand, Thai World, Thailand:

Thailand’s roads are the most dangerous in the world. It’s not just a statistic but a very real human tragedy. For foreigners visiting Thailand and… Read More ›

UK man’s idyllic life in Thailand turns to nightmare in one fit of passion

UK man’s idyllic life in Thailand turns to nightmare in one fit of passion

May 24, 2018

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

One commentator blames toxic online commentary on Thai women marrying foreigners for an apalling tragedy that unfolded in Ubon Ratchathani Living a life of luxury… Read More ›

Thai online bank scraps all fees to fight off Asian rivals

Thai online bank scraps all fees to fight off Asian rivals

May 22, 2018

Economy, Foreigners, Living, Personal, Thailand:

Online for banking for foreigners to Thailand looks like a brighter proposition but the days of the old fashioned branch service are numbered here also… Read More ›

Thailand eyes up the sex trade with ongoing raids and a new drive against human trafficking

Thailand eyes up the sex trade with ongoing raids and a new drive against human trafficking

May 20, 2018

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thai World, Thailand:

Prostitution has always been illegal in Thailand while legal in many western countries Thailand is in the midst of crackdown on the sex industry. The… Read More ›

Who is Sam Serey the Cambodian dissident deported from Thailand recently?

Who is Sam Serey the Cambodian dissident deported from Thailand recently?

May 16, 2018

Foreigners, Media:

Thailand applauded in diplomatic circles for sending Cambodian refugee and opposition activist back to Denmark The arrest and scurrying of activity by NGOs, the UN,… Read More ›

Thai woman masterminded a sex ring that sparked the biggest police raid in German history

Thai woman masterminded a sex ring that sparked the biggest police raid in German history

May 7, 2018

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

Raid in Germany raises questions about the plight of Thai women in Germany and the exploitation of transsexuals in Thailand The raid by German police… Read More ›

Thailand cracking down on foreign criminals operating scams in the country

Thailand cracking down on foreign criminals operating scams in the country

November 30, 2017

Crime, Foreigners, Thailand:

Thai Police are in the midst of a vigorous crackdown that is targeting scam operators within the Kingdom as efforts to tighten immigration security are… Read More ›

Bizarre story of UK man who threw himself off hotel balcony in fraud attempt

Bizarre story of UK man who threw himself off hotel balcony in fraud attempt

November 16, 2017

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

A bizarre and shameful incident in Phuket last week may cause Thai police and authorities to be a little more suspicious of foreigners in peril… Read More ›

Tragic killings in Thailand this week

Tragic killings in Thailand this week

November 9, 2017

Crime, Foreigners, Living, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

A young Thai woman, rejected by her Korean lover and despair, tossed her newborn baby from the 17th floor of a high rise apartment building… Read More ›

Thailand is safe for foreigners who take responsibility as dangers lurk in paradise

Thailand is safe for foreigners who take responsibility as dangers lurk in paradise

October 14, 2017

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

This week Thailand’s Tourism minister told the Thai Public Broadcasting service that she was confident that tourists, who continue to visit Thailand in ever increasing… Read More ›

Thai property market steady but concerns about high end speculation in Bangkok

Thai property market steady but concerns about high end speculation in Bangkok

June 8, 2017

Economy, Foreigners, Living, Thailand:

Changes to deposit protection limits on bank accounts in Thailand may give a boost to property investments even as there are warnings of speculation at… Read More ›

Heroes with a mission: Foreigners rescue young Thai girls from Thailand’s vice dens

Heroes with a mission: Foreigners rescue young Thai girls from Thailand’s vice dens

June 7, 2017

Crime, Foreigners, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Unfairly as transpires, Thailand has a worldwide reputation for prostitution. Among the increasing numbers of visitors to Thailand, thousands on a daily basis come to… Read More ›

European expats moving to Thailand question UN yardsticks for quality of life

European expats moving to Thailand question UN yardsticks for quality of life

June 5, 2017

Economy, Foreigners, Living, Thai World, Thailand:

Thailand is rising in UN tables showing greater levels of happiness and economic development. Despite this, some foreigners living in Thailand take issue with the… Read More ›

Arrest of Iranian Dr. Passport master forger a boost for EU security chiefs

Arrest of Iranian Dr. Passport master forger a boost for EU security chiefs

May 25, 2017

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thai World, Thailand:

The arrest by the Royal Thai police some weeks ago of one of the world’s leading passport forgers was a major boost to efforts by… Read More ›

Irish couple warn foreigners about the perils of Immigration and Visa fraud in Thailand

Irish couple warn foreigners about the perils of Immigration and Visa fraud in Thailand

May 23, 2017

Crime, Foreigners, Living, Personal, Thailand:

A young Irish couple waiting for their flight at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi airport were looking forward to Christmas in Ireland. Instead they found themselves in the… Read More ›

Koh Tao victim’s family endorse the conviction of Myanmar migrants

Koh Tao victim’s family endorse the conviction of Myanmar migrants

May 14, 2017

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

The family of David Miller, one of the UK backpackers murdered in Koh Tao in September 2014 have strenuously defended both the case prepared by… Read More ›

Bangkok feminists declare V Day over expat foreigners in media war

Bangkok feminists declare V Day over expat foreigners in media war

May 10, 2017

Culture, Foreigners, Living, Media, Personal:

The feminist agenda has arrived in Bangkok scoring a famous victory over a hugely popular Facebook expat page used by western men in Thailand. The… Read More ›

Korean woman highlights role of Thailand in the plight of North Koreans seeking freedom

Korean woman highlights role of Thailand in the plight of North Koreans seeking freedom

May 8, 2017

Foreigners, Media, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

A beautiful North Korean woman this week described Thailand as a ‘beacon of hope at the end of a long journey’ as she recounted her… Read More ›

Radical new Thai constitution now in the hands of the Thai people who vote in August

Radical new Thai constitution now in the hands of the Thai people who vote in August

June 19, 2016

Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

Hailed by its creators as a recipe for a new form of consensus politics in Thailand and criticised by others for diluting democracy, the verdict… Read More ›