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Thai dog saves newborn infant buried alive by his teenage mother in Nakhon Ratchasima province

Thai dog saves newborn infant buried alive by his teenage mother in Nakhon Ratchasima province

May 16, 2019

Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Thai police quickly identified the 15 year old mother of the child in the small Thai village community. The baby is now reported to be… Read More ›

PM to be elected Prime Minister under key constitutional provisions by the end of May as new era begins

PM to be elected Prime Minister under key constitutional provisions by the end of May as new era begins

May 15, 2019

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The 2017 Constitution provides for the election of a Prime Minister under Section 159 and Section 272. The charter provides for an exception within 5… Read More ›

Eight month old baby boy crushed by a truck after his baby walker rolled onto a South Bangkok street

Eight month old baby boy crushed by a truck after his baby walker rolled onto a South Bangkok street

May 12, 2019

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BANGKOK TRAGEDY – Lorry driver told Thai police that he was powerless to avoid the tragedy. Even as he swerved immediately, the child in his… Read More ›

Police raid on prostitution bar in Udon Thani linked with serving policeman and his Thai wife

Police raid on prostitution bar in Udon Thani linked with serving policeman and his Thai wife

May 11, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

The raid on the bar took place at ten minutes to midnight on Thursday and was led by a high powered team. This included the… Read More ›

Thai central bank boss introduces new ‘debt clinic’ as he urges action on kingdom’s high household debt

Thai central bank boss introduces new ‘debt clinic’ as he urges action on kingdom’s high household debt

May 9, 2019

Economy, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

This is the second such program after the first in 2017 which saw 37,000 borrowers participate. The results were mixed. This new expanded program includes… Read More ›

Elite Thai police internal security unit arrests Thai police captain for drug dealing in Nakhon Phanom

Elite Thai police internal security unit arrests Thai police captain for drug dealing in Nakhon Phanom

May 9, 2019

Crime, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

59 year old police captain was caught red handed selling ฿50,000 worth of methamphetamine pills, sourced from his mistress in Laos, to an undercover agent.… Read More ›

Election results confirmed: premiership of Prayut looks likely as opposition faces a steep climb

Election results confirmed: premiership of Prayut looks likely as opposition faces a steep climb

May 8, 2019

Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

Thailand’s new senate is due to also be confirmed shortly as its 250 handpicked members get ready to play a new, more powerful role under… Read More ›

Thailand is the world’s No 1 for use of social media and mobile payments to power new economy moving online

Thailand is the world’s No 1 for use of social media and mobile payments to power new economy moving online

May 7, 2019

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

The Price Waterhouse Coopers survey shows Southeast Asia is the world’s most dynamic region when it comes to end users as consumers of social media… Read More ›

Friday evening horror smash in southern Thailand wipes out family riding pillion on a motorbike

Friday evening horror smash in southern Thailand wipes out family riding pillion on a motorbike

May 6, 2019

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Thai police are actively searching for the driver of the car involved in the horrific accident. The driver walked away from a blue Honda Jazz… Read More ›

Plan pushed to reopen busy rail link from Thailand to Malaysia closed 41 years ago to boost trade connectivity

Plan pushed to reopen busy rail link from Thailand to Malaysia closed 41 years ago to boost trade connectivity

May 5, 2019

Economy, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

The Sungai Kolok to Tumpat rail link commenced in 1954  and connected Thailand’s Narathiwat province to the Malaysian state of Kelantan. It was closed in… Read More ›

Thai woman on trial facing slavery charges in Australia for Thai women hired out as sex workers in Sydney

Thai woman on trial facing slavery charges in Australia for Thai women hired out as sex workers in Sydney

May 4, 2019

Crime, Media, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Evidence presented at the trial suggested that one of the Thai women who testified had been assisted by the Australian Federal Police to obtain a… Read More ›

Coronation of Rama X a new start for Thailand as King gives the country a new Queen in a surprise

Coronation of Rama X a new start for Thailand as King gives the country a new Queen in a surprise

May 3, 2019

Culture, Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

The new Thai king has already won praise since he came to the throne in 2018. This weekend will see him take on a new… Read More ›

Wild Boar soccer team become millionaires after signing deal with Netflix for Tham Luang story

Wild Boar soccer team become millionaires after signing deal with Netflix for Tham Luang story

May 2, 2019

Culture, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

One independent film production featuring the Wild Boars story already finished filming in Thailand in late December and is due for release in 2020. This… Read More ›

Thai murder suspect insists his Thai girlfriend played an insane game of Russian roulette

Thai murder suspect insists his Thai girlfriend played an insane game of Russian roulette

May 1, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Russian roulette killing is not the first such story within recent times in Thailand. Shocking crime or tragic incident, it can hardly be called an… Read More ›

Thai woman may have succumbed to a bite delivered by giant centipede as doctors perform an autopsy

Thai woman may have succumbed to a bite delivered by giant centipede as doctors perform an autopsy

April 30, 2019

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54 year old Thai woman was treated in hospital on Saturday and given an injection as well as medication. Complaining of severe pain and swelling,… Read More ›

Thailand’s PM commits to a global world vision as the country signs up to China’s belt and road

Thailand’s PM commits to a global world vision as the country signs up to China’s belt and road

April 28, 2019

Economy, Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

The speech by the Thai Prime Minister went further than just trade and suggested a greater convergence between all the countries involved on regulation, the… Read More ›

Debt means death as a crazed Thai man slaughters his loving wife and children in Bangkok in horror scene

Debt means death as a crazed Thai man slaughters his loving wife and children in Bangkok in horror scene

April 27, 2019

Crime, Economy, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

The top police boss in the Bangkok’s Metropolitan area has ordered that the investigation into the murder of a Thai wife and her two daughters… Read More ›

Decision clears the way for Prayut to form a new Thai government when the new parliament meets in June

Decision clears the way for Prayut to form a new Thai government when the new parliament meets in June

April 26, 2019

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The Ombudsman has referred the calculation process for the party list MPs to the Constitutional Court as there were submissions that claimed that the formula… Read More ›

June predicted as a key moment for Thai economy and value of the Thai baht as it declines slightly

June predicted as a key moment for Thai economy and value of the Thai baht as it declines slightly

April 25, 2019

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

The confidence generated both at home and abroad by Thailand’s election on March 24th may be in danger of being lost as political uncertainty grows.… Read More ›

Murder of a Thai woman in Portugal is troubling as police probe further and seek body parts taken by abettor

Murder of a Thai woman in Portugal is troubling as police probe further and seek body parts taken by abettor

April 23, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

The grisly discovery of a Thai woman’s head on a Portuguese beach on the Atlantic coast, far away from Thailand, on Thursday March 7th last,… Read More ›