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Online child abuse is being exploited as a business opportunity by budding Thai porn barons

Online child abuse is being exploited as a business opportunity by budding Thai porn barons

November 25, 2019

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

Thai investors had purchased the platform as a group set up in Russia and hosted on the popular Russian social network VK. The man arrested… Read More ›

Six students cut out of passenger van smash after driver is killed on the road to Bangkok early Saturday

Six students cut out of passenger van smash after driver is killed on the road to Bangkok early Saturday

November 24, 2019

Living, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

48-year lorry driver Somthin Wilawan driver told police that he initially thought some steel rods had fallen from his vehicle and got out to discover… Read More ›

Criminal case opened into death of 7 workers in horrific Phuket building collapse on Thursday

Criminal case opened into death of 7 workers in horrific Phuket building collapse on Thursday

November 23, 2019

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The police investigation officer into the disaster Major Wuttichai Thongkaew reported that it appeared that the earth had subsided on the new ‘spread footing’ type… Read More ›

Future Forward leader Thanathorn removed as MP by the Constitutional Court over media link

Future Forward leader Thanathorn removed as MP by the Constitutional Court over media link

November 20, 2019

Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

The decision is not the end of Mr Thanathorn’s legal woes as a number of other complaints have been filed against him. He could also… Read More ›

The painful tragedy of a 13-year-old Muslim girl who killed herself last Friday in Bangkok

The painful tragedy of a 13-year-old Muslim girl who killed herself last Friday in Bangkok

November 20, 2019

Crime, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

A devastating and heartbreaking tragedy for a Muslim mother in Bangkok who realised too late that her daughter was depressed, suffering and a danger to… Read More ›

Saraburi school official under fire for pompous send-off ceremony with prostrating students 

Saraburi school official under fire for pompous send-off ceremony with prostrating students 

November 19, 2019

Culture, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

A senior advisor to the Thai deputy education minister and a former school pupil was scathing about the photos published from the event online and… Read More ›

Police on the trail of ฿5 million taken from a Thai man’s bank account through forgery 

Police on the trail of ฿5 million taken from a Thai man’s bank account through forgery 

November 15, 2019

Crime, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

Since learning of the calamity on Wednesday and reporting it to his bank and the police, the 61-year-old man named as Hieraem Ekkaphat, has had… Read More ›

Wine taster leaves supermarket with a bill for 8 bottles of wine before making his choice

Wine taster leaves supermarket with a bill for 8 bottles of wine before making his choice

November 14, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Thai man’s leisurely wine tasting session goes viral and makes international media after he uncapped and tasted nine bottles on a visit to a local… Read More ›

Dire warnings from farm experts on trade, output and the food chain as ban set to kick in

Dire warnings from farm experts on trade, output and the food chain as ban set to kick in

November 13, 2019

Economy, Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

Rice exporters support the ban and see it as a shift towards Thailand becoming an organic source of world agricultural produce. However, many predictions are… Read More ›

Black Mercedes driver gives the finger to an ambulance carrying a seriously ill passenger

Black Mercedes driver gives the finger to an ambulance carrying a seriously ill passenger

November 13, 2019

Living, Media, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Online and media outrage over the incident has led to an investigation of the car’s owner which is a company in the ​​Ramkhamhaeng area of… Read More ›

Rough justice meted out by former senior Thai policeman at a provincial court as 3 die in shooting

Rough justice meted out by former senior Thai policeman at a provincial court as 3 die in shooting

November 12, 2019

Crime, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

The bizarre and shocking mass killing brings the number of security incidents in the last 6 weeks linked with Thai court buildings to 3. Urgent… Read More ›

Thailand hit by online fraud schemes with billions lost by savers looking for a quick buck

Thailand hit by online fraud schemes with billions lost by savers looking for a quick buck

November 10, 2019

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

As policemen in Udon Thani worked overtime on Saturday to interview victims of the ‘Mae Manee’ fraud in which 4,000 people are estimated to have… Read More ›

Former Thai district leader guns down three generations in a dispute over a ฿13 million debt

Former Thai district leader guns down three generations in a dispute over a ฿13 million debt

November 9, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

An appalling crime in Chumphon province on the southern coast shows again the deadly nature of debt in Thailand as an elderly man commits mass… Read More ›

Suspect arrested linked to Yala outrage as top brass face up to a new threat in the South

Suspect arrested linked to Yala outrage as top brass face up to a new threat in the South

November 9, 2019

Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Some security sources have identified a shadowy separatist revolutionary group with a paramilitary arm known as the Barusi Revolusi Nasional as the force behind a… Read More ›

Thai owned pirate movie website closed down by DSI police one of the biggest in the world 

Thai owned pirate movie website closed down by DSI police one of the biggest in the world 

November 8, 2019

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

Owner of the website which has been online since 2014 and generating ฿5 million a month in advertising revenue is a Thai national living abroad… Read More ›

Cambodian opposition will be denied entry into Thailand as it seeks to topple Hun Sen

Cambodian opposition will be denied entry into Thailand as it seeks to topple Hun Sen

November 6, 2019

Economy, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

Key Cambodian leaders have said that they will return to Cambodia on November 9th via Thailand in recent days. Sam Rainsy, the founder of the… Read More ›

17-year-old Thai girl electrocuted by her smartphone in Chaiyaphum province last Friday

17-year-old Thai girl electrocuted by her smartphone in Chaiyaphum province last Friday

November 6, 2019

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Police investigators, however, suspect an old and repaired electric extension cable unit many had ‘leaked’ current which reached the girl’s iron bed but is keeping… Read More ›

Internet health threat to people in Thailand and one which society must now prepare for

Internet health threat to people in Thailand and one which society must now prepare for

November 5, 2019

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

47 million Thai people are now regular internet users in Thailand with an average usage of 5 hours and 13 minutes every day. This has… Read More ›

Thai murderer walks police officers through his monstrous crime that has outraged Thailand

Thai murderer walks police officers through his monstrous crime that has outraged Thailand

November 3, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Withun Sitabut has been charged with the murder and torture of 58-year-old Wanne Jiracharoenying, a crime for which the death sentence is mandatory. The woman… Read More ›

‘Real’ farmers reject ministry’s ‘organic’ vision as they seek injunctive relief in court from ban

‘Real’ farmers reject ministry’s ‘organic’ vision as they seek injunctive relief in court from ban

November 1, 2019

Economy, Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

Former senior Ministry of Agriculture official gives evidence to the court to support the injunction and suggests that farmers may later be forced to take… Read More ›