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Opposition parties lodge defamation and criminal complaints against key army officers on Sunday

Opposition parties lodge defamation and criminal complaints against key army officers on Sunday

October 6, 2019

More News from Thailand, Personal, Politics, Thailand:

Today’s complaint alleging defamation filed at the Crime Suppression Division of the Thai police in Bangkok comes as the leader of the Future Forward Party… Read More ›

High profile model arrested on fraud charges totalling ฿10 million in Bangkok by CSD police

High profile model arrested on fraud charges totalling ฿10 million in Bangkok by CSD police

October 5, 2019

Crime, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

35-year-old Sriwipha Wattanawansap leveraged her fame to exploit others according to police. One fraud scheme involved renting two Honda cars that she herself was contracted… Read More ›

Thai woman caught stealing $4 worth of makeup at 7/11 after husband left her for a prettier lover

Thai woman caught stealing $4 worth of makeup at 7/11 after husband left her for a prettier lover

October 4, 2019

Crime, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

The woman was earlier caught on CCTV at the end of August stealing a bottle of cough medicine which she said were for her two… Read More ›

The great big Thai wedding that went all wrong for the bride now talking divorce and facing debt

The great big Thai wedding that went all wrong for the bride now talking divorce and facing debt

October 3, 2019

Culture, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

Groom claimed to be a billionaire involved in the aircraft charter business with links to Hong Kong. The young woman met the man on March… Read More ›

Pattaya police break up a drugs network operating in four provinces with a haul worth ฿100 million

Pattaya police break up a drugs network operating in four provinces with a haul worth ฿100 million

October 2, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

At a press conference on Tuesday, the police commander of Provincial Police Region 2 outlined the police operation that led to the arrest of a… Read More ›

Thailand’s Foreign Minister warns of the dangers of rising xenophobic populism in the world

Thailand’s Foreign Minister warns of the dangers of rising xenophobic populism in the world

October 2, 2019

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

The veteran diplomat’s comments were similar to the sentiments of the Foreign Minister from China who last week warned of a global recession if the… Read More ›

Future Forward Party will not be prosecuted over Facebook broadcast last June after AG’s decision

Future Forward Party will not be prosecuted over Facebook broadcast last June after AG’s decision

October 1, 2019

Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

Early last month, lawyers for the opposition leader and two others accused in the case were told that a decision would be announced today. Mr… Read More ›

13 families mourn loved ones killed in crash – rejected 2016 law may have prevented the horrific tragedy

13 families mourn loved ones killed in crash – rejected 2016 law may have prevented the horrific tragedy

October 1, 2019

Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Accident is prompting calls for a change of attitude towards road safety in Thailand. 12 students on the back of the vehicle never had a… Read More ›

Death of ‘pretty’ Lunlabelle has caused heartbreak for a Thai family and three-year-old little girl

Death of ‘pretty’ Lunlabelle has caused heartbreak for a Thai family and three-year-old little girl

September 30, 2019

Crime, Culture, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Thitma Noraphanpiphat’s mother and father as caring grandparents to 3-year-old little Bam Bam, have not told the little Thai girl yet what has become of… Read More ›

Economy not yet in crisis says central bank governor as ministers meet to discuss trade and tourism

Economy not yet in crisis says central bank governor as ministers meet to discuss trade and tourism

September 30, 2019

Economy, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Thailand has been hit hard by the fall out from the US-China trade war and its insipid growth rate of 2.8% as projected by the… Read More ›

Academic calls for Thai student held in Egypt to be given urgent assistance, cleared of IS links

Academic calls for Thai student held in Egypt to be given urgent assistance, cleared of IS links

September 30, 2019

More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

Thai student from Yala was taking part in protests last week against the Egyptian president who overthrew the short-lived government of Mohammed Morsi in 2013… Read More ›

Child prostitution gang that ran a sex racket that terrorised children smashed by armed police 

Child prostitution gang that ran a sex racket that terrorised children smashed by armed police 

September 30, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Men were also running a normal prostitution racket on the side exploiting their girlfriends to feed their vile drug habits. A story that shows what… Read More ›

21-year-old Thai man about to join the army in Songkhla stabbed to death by an ex-friend

21-year-old Thai man about to join the army in Songkhla stabbed to death by an ex-friend

September 29, 2019

Crime, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

55-year-old mother told investigating police that her son had applied to join the army as part of the draft and was due to report on… Read More ›

13 students from Isan killed in early morning horror pickup truck crash in Samut Prakan on a main street

13 students from Isan killed in early morning horror pickup truck crash in Samut Prakan on a main street

September 29, 2019

More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

Police are anxious to interview the driver who survived the crash but is seriously injured in hospital. An eye witness suggests that the vehicle suddenly… Read More ›

Indebted teachers thrown a lifeline as a Bangkok court rules they must have 30% of their salary

Indebted teachers thrown a lifeline as a Bangkok court rules they must have 30% of their salary

September 28, 2019

Economy, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

Teachers like other officials who work for the Thai state are effectively prohibited from availing of the country’s sophisticated bankruptcy laws as it means automatic… Read More ›

Thanathorn’s US lobbying firm probed following protests last week in New York against the PM

Thanathorn’s US lobbying firm probed following protests last week in New York against the PM

September 28, 2019

More News from Thailand, Personal, Politics, Thailand:

Contract between the US lobbying firm APCO Worldwide and Thanathorn is for $10,000 per month and runs until the end of the year allowing the… Read More ›

Man commits crime in Chonburi to be sent ‘home’ to prison in Pattaya, prefers life on the inside

Man commits crime in Chonburi to be sent ‘home’ to prison in Pattaya, prefers life on the inside

September 27, 2019

Crime, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

The incident follows a similar story in Sisaket on August 20th when a 41-year-old Thai man had himself arrested by holding up a heavily surveilled… Read More ›

Prime Minister in New York predicts that Thailand will be a first-world economy in 17 years or by 2036

Prime Minister in New York predicts that Thailand will be a first-world economy in 17 years or by 2036

September 27, 2019

Economy, Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

Reports from the Bank of Thailand’s Monetary policy committee on Wednesday this week indicated that Thailand’s tourism sector in 2019 is in decline while the… Read More ›

Another Pretty says she woke up naked at the Nonthaburi party venue where Lunlabelle died 

Another Pretty says she woke up naked at the Nonthaburi party venue where Lunlabelle died 

September 27, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Nonthaburi police sought and obtained warrants for the arrest of the owner of the party house and five other individuals that police believe may be… Read More ›

Male model arrested again by Thai police and charged in relation to ‘pretty’ woman death

Male model arrested again by Thai police and charged in relation to ‘pretty’ woman death

September 25, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

The autopsy report this week from Chulalongkorn Hospital was a bombshell in more ways than one. The young woman had died in the afternoon or… Read More ›