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Prime Minister welcomes news that Thai economy is the world’s happiest in Bloomberg index for a second year

Prime Minister welcomes news that Thai economy is the world’s happiest in Bloomberg index for a second year

April 21, 2019

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

The Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan ocha has welcomed this week’s Bloomberg Misery Index which lists Thailand as the least miserable country in the world… Read More ›

Thailand’s top economic officials warn politicians that a stable government and leadership is needed

Thailand’s top economic officials warn politicians that a stable government and leadership is needed

April 21, 2019

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

Right now Thailand’s economy is being held hostage by events on the international stage increasingly driven by a hawkish tone since the advent of Trump… Read More ›

Thai Property market looks less rosy this year with lending curbs although high end market remains strong

Thai Property market looks less rosy this year with lending curbs although high end market remains strong

April 15, 2019

Economy, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

New lending restrictions imposed by the Bank of Thailand on April 1st are a key point of concern for the executives at many listed Thai… Read More ›

Court throws out murder charges against drunk driver involved in death of senior police officer

Court throws out murder charges against drunk driver involved in death of senior police officer

April 13, 2019

Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Thai police now focus their investigation on the lesser charges of drunk or reckless driving causing death, injury or property damage. Court later granted bail… Read More ›

Boss of a successful Thai firm faces murder charge and death penalty after horror drink driving crash

Boss of a successful Thai firm faces murder charge and death penalty after horror drink driving crash

April 12, 2019

Culture, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

A Deputy National Police Chief on Friday referenced the death penalty after interviewing a Thai business man who denies murder charges after killing a husband and wife… Read More ›

Police warn about obscene Songkran footage and videos. Murder charges for deadly holiday drunk drivers

Police warn about obscene Songkran footage and videos. Murder charges for deadly holiday drunk drivers

April 11, 2019

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

Strong warning from the Crime Technology Suppression division of the Royal Thai Police reminds holiday revelers of the serious penalties for uploading photos or videos… Read More ›

Thai Motor show ends with a motor industry in good health but facing key challenges and changes ahead

Thai Motor show ends with a motor industry in good health but facing key challenges and changes ahead

April 9, 2019

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

The huge Bangkok International Motor Show closed its doors last Sunday on another successful event representing Thailand’s strong motor industry driven by Thailand’s emerging middle… Read More ›

Cannabis may become a political issue as raid on Suphan Buri foundation exposes limits of new law

Cannabis may become a political issue as raid on Suphan Buri foundation exposes limits of new law

April 7, 2019

Culture, Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

The raid and arrest of a staff member of the Suphan Buri province based Khao Kwan Foundation this week highlights the difficulties that now exist… Read More ›

Stakes high for Thanathorn as police suggest they have enough evidence for trial on 2015 sedition charge

Stakes high for Thanathorn as police suggest they have enough evidence for trial on 2015 sedition charge

April 4, 2019

Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

Two versions of the evening of June 24th at Pathum Wan police station in Bangkok are emerging. In one, Thai authorities are suggesting that a… Read More ›

Thai girlfriend arrested for organising execution of ex boyfriend who slandered her reputation

Thai girlfriend arrested for organising execution of ex boyfriend who slandered her reputation

April 4, 2019

Crime, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

Thai police arrested the 23 year old woman, Kusuma Thongjinda, after contacting her through her university last week. Investigators believe she colluded to have her… Read More ›

Thai man arrested for selling sex pills and toys on the LINE social media app after police raided his home this week

Thai man arrested for selling sex pills and toys on the LINE social media app after police raided his home this week

April 3, 2019

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

Arrest and seizure of ฿ 1 million in sex toys for men and women as well as 2,000 sex pills comes just over a week… Read More ›

Surprise sedition charge against Future Forward leader appears on Wednesday over 2015 protest

Surprise sedition charge against Future Forward leader appears on Wednesday over 2015 protest

April 3, 2019

Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

Future Forward Party leader handed another legal headache when he returned home to find a sedition charge awaiting him. The young political leader must now… Read More ›

Thaksin, Thailand’s ex premier, has previous honours removed by the military and monarchy within days

Thaksin, Thailand’s ex premier, has previous honours removed by the military and monarchy within days

April 1, 2019

Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

Thaksin’s honours were removed by royal command last weekend in statement in the Royal Gazette which alluded to his flight from Thailand, breaking bail conditions… Read More ›

Thai emergency rescuers cry as they meet 3 year old boy in Nakhon Ratchasima bus accident site

Thai emergency rescuers cry as they meet 3 year old boy in Nakhon Ratchasima bus accident site

March 29, 2019

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Three people were killed in the bus crash which occurred in slippery road conditions. The bus driver was among the dead. The priority of rescuers… Read More ›

Thai police on the trail of South African man who is believed to have beaten a Thai woman to death

Thai police on the trail of South African man who is believed to have beaten a Thai woman to death

March 25, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Thai police have revealed the identity and passport of the South Africa man who they suspect may be responsible for the brutal murder of a… Read More ›

Thai princess attends lavish wedding event hosted ex Thai premier Thaksin Shinawatra in Hong Kong

Thai princess attends lavish wedding event hosted ex Thai premier Thaksin Shinawatra in Hong Kong

March 23, 2019

Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

A wedding reception for the youngest daughter of Thaksin Shinawatra and her commercial airline husband gave us another glimpse of the influence that the ex… Read More ›

Thai woman fends off perverted attacker who emerged from under her bed naked and with a 6 inch knife

Thai woman fends off perverted attacker who emerged from under her bed naked and with a 6 inch knife

March 22, 2019

Crime, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

Thai police in Loei this week arrested a 40 year old sex fiend. The 40 year old man named only as ‘Manop’ broke into a… Read More ›

Legal sex toys and 24 hour adult entertainment venues are key questions for Thai society

Legal sex toys and 24 hour adult entertainment venues are key questions for Thai society

March 21, 2019

Culture, Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

A colorful political party is canvassing enthusiastically throughout Thailand on a platform of liberalising the sale of sex toys and allowing adult entertainment venues to… Read More ›

Fake news becomes an issue in the Thai election as polling day nears with old battle lines emerging

Fake news becomes an issue in the Thai election as polling day nears with old battle lines emerging

March 20, 2019

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

Election commission shows off its election war room to combat fake news on social media as poll approaches. Thai TV program airs fake audio clip… Read More ›

‘I’m not part of the elite’ vows Thanathorn as he gears up for political office after the Thai election

‘I’m not part of the elite’ vows Thanathorn as he gears up for political office after the Thai election

March 18, 2019

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

No one knows the extent of the breakthrough, if any at all, that the Future Forward Party will achieve after the March 24th election but… Read More ›