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Thai drug dealers go high tech with online social media accounts the key mode of distribution

Thai drug dealers go high tech with online social media accounts the key mode of distribution

August 13, 2019

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

In July, Thai police chiefs issued stern warnings to logistics and transport companies in Thailand on their role and responsibilities in combating this new and… Read More ›

Poll: Public shaken by bombings as army boss says government targeted, warns of fake news threat 

Poll: Public shaken by bombings as army boss says government targeted, warns of fake news threat 

August 12, 2019

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

Army leader tells Reuters that Thailand is still fighting a similar enemy as it did in the 1970s and 1980s when it defeated communist threats.… Read More ›

25-year-old Thai woman in plot to murder her mother outlined by police in Bangkok last Friday

25-year-old Thai woman in plot to murder her mother outlined by police in Bangkok last Friday

August 11, 2019

Crime, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

Young woman’s husband was jailed in April for possession of drugs. She confessed to police that she had hired two hitmen to kill her mother… Read More ›

Economic stimulus ready for cabinet as Thailand braves a credit squeeze and reeling economy

Economic stimulus ready for cabinet as Thailand braves a credit squeeze and reeling economy

August 10, 2019

Economy, Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

Devaluation of the Chinese Yuan last weekend opened up a new set of challenges for Thailand and may have cemented the surprise interest rate cut… Read More ›

22-year-old Satun man arrested in Korat after attempting to rob two diamond rings for true love 

22-year-old Satun man arrested in Korat after attempting to rob two diamond rings for true love 

August 9, 2019

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

The young man’s fantasy came crashing down as he ran headlong into a shopping mall door and was pounced upon by security officers. A senior… Read More ›

UK paedo arrested on Wednesday was living in Pattaya with a Thai wife and her daughters – held in custody

UK paedo arrested on Wednesday was living in Pattaya with a Thai wife and her daughters – held in custody

August 8, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Personal, Thailand:

On Wednesday as Thai police officers arrived at the UK man’s home in the Bang Lamung area of Pattaya he happily showed them his PC… Read More ›

Chiang Mai Airport backpack found to contain over ฿13 million in gold. Owner left it behind at check-in desk

Chiang Mai Airport backpack found to contain over ฿13 million in gold. Owner left it behind at check-in desk

August 7, 2019

Living, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

Airport officials and police interviewed the owner of the bag when she returned at 1 pm, nearly 5 hours after the bag and its valuable… Read More ›

Fatal passenger van and bus accidents on Tuesday caused by drivers who fell asleep at the wheel in the early hours

Fatal passenger van and bus accidents on Tuesday caused by drivers who fell asleep at the wheel in the early hours

August 7, 2019

Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

There is a pattern to fatal bus accidents in Thailand, it is this: sleep deprivation and drugs both driven by overworked drivers. On Tuesday morning… Read More ›

Rapid progress being made on Bangkok bomb probe with 9 suspects already being held by police

Rapid progress being made on Bangkok bomb probe with 9 suspects already being held by police

August 6, 2019

Crime, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

Police have identified a house used by the attackers in Pathum Thani and have questioned taxi drivers who ferried some of the bombers to and… Read More ›

Thai woman dies from a female mosquito bite as deaths and infections from dengue spike

Thai woman dies from a female mosquito bite as deaths and infections from dengue spike

August 6, 2019

Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Doctors in Si Sa Ket and Ubon Ratchatani took action weeks ago and changed the medication for malaria sufferers after recovery rates dipped below World… Read More ›

Bizarre coincidence as schoolboys cause Friday’s Bangkok bomb that put workers in hospital

Bizarre coincidence as schoolboys cause Friday’s Bangkok bomb that put workers in hospital

August 4, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

The series of fires that preceded the bombs on Friday may pose serious questions for security chiefs in Thailand as it has emerged that they… Read More ›

Arrested: Woman in Singburi using fake online profile to pose as the daughter of Thai Army boss

Arrested: Woman in Singburi using fake online profile to pose as the daughter of Thai Army boss

August 3, 2019

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

26-year-old Wanida Thongtum was detained by Crime Suppression Division officers on Friday at a resort in Singburi province. The woman created a spurious closed LINE… Read More ›

Bombs and fires set off in Bangkok designed to cause early morning terror in the Thai capital

Bombs and fires set off in Bangkok designed to cause early morning terror in the Thai capital

August 2, 2019

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

Bangkok is hosting a high profile ASEAN summit of foreign ministers at this time attended US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Police last night arrested… Read More ›

Young mother and father arrested by police in Pak Kret after new born baby found on July 23rd at condo complex

Young mother and father arrested by police in Pak Kret after new born baby found on July 23rd at condo complex

August 1, 2019

Crime, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

Thai police had days earlier taken the 18-year-old Thai woman named as Ms Orm to a local hospital where DNA samples were obtained which matched… Read More ›

Thailand’s new move to boost the birth rate and fight the negative impact of an ageing population 

Thailand’s new move to boost the birth rate and fight the negative impact of an ageing population 

August 1, 2019

Culture, Economy, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

The prospects for Thailand if the birth rate continues to decline, are grim. The population, now growing, could fall to 62 million in thirty years.… Read More ›

Young relative of Pheu Thai figure kills himself in Bangkok after a car quarrel with his girlfriend

Young relative of Pheu Thai figure kills himself in Bangkok after a car quarrel with his girlfriend

July 30, 2019

Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

The young man’s 31-year-old Thai girlfriend, Ms Praipana, was horrified when he jumped on to the road below after getting out of his Mazda car.… Read More ›

PM’s first day at the Defence Ministry as he also takes on police roles. Submarines to go-ahead 

PM’s first day at the Defence Ministry as he also takes on police roles. Submarines to go-ahead 

July 30, 2019

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

Thai PM was visiting the Ministry of Defence compound on Tuesday for the first time. He took time to pay homage to a number of… Read More ›

Chonburi rented rooms building subsides leaving tenants homeless – no residents injured on site 

Chonburi rented rooms building subsides leaving tenants homeless – no residents injured on site 

July 30, 2019

Living, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

One young woman awoke from her sleep at 2 pm to loud cash noises with a rain of debris and dust from her ceiling. Initially,… Read More ›

Thailand united in wishing the King a Happy Birthday with events in Bangkok and all provinces

Thailand united in wishing the King a Happy Birthday with events in Bangkok and all provinces

July 28, 2019

Culture, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Thailand’s post office ThaialandPost released a stamp on Sunday, July 28th to celebrate His Majesty’s birthday and is available at all post offices and online.… Read More ›

17 year old loses his life in Bangkok after chasing a ฿400 debt driving his motorbike on Friday night

17 year old loses his life in Bangkok after chasing a ฿400 debt driving his motorbike on Friday night

July 27, 2019

Crime, Culture, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

The student was stabbed 3 times and left beside his blood-stained Honda motorbike. Later, a 20-year-old student was attacked by a group of 10 motorcyclists… Read More ›