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Shock Thai poll shows Valentine’s Day is a day for sex among some school and university students

Shock Thai poll shows Valentine’s Day is a day for sex among some school and university students

February 7, 2019

Culture, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

This year in Thailand, Valentines Day expenditure looks like it will dip but the sexual escapades between Thai students at university and high schools looks… Read More ›

Google gearing up to help Thai voters get the best election outcome for news and media political coverage

Google gearing up to help Thai voters get the best election outcome for news and media political coverage

February 5, 2019

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

In a week that saw Google’s parent company, Alphabet, announce record profits and investment, Thailand’s political parties are finalizing candidates for the March 24th General… Read More ›

Raids on online gambling websites by ‘Big Joke’ highlights the scale of Thailand’s illegal gambling market

Raids on online gambling websites by ‘Big Joke’ highlights the scale of Thailand’s illegal gambling market

February 4, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Thailand’s most popular cop led a raid personally last week on an illegal gambling website operating from a Bangkok apartment. It was one of four … Read More ›

Thailand’s fight against recreational drugs is escalating and deadly even as medical cannabis is legalised here

Thailand’s fight against recreational drugs is escalating and deadly even as medical cannabis is legalised here

February 3, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

At the end of last year, as legalized cannabis for medical use was passed by Thailand’s National Legislative Assembly, there was talk of a more… Read More ›

PM rules out odd, even car limitations in Bangkok for now as metro smog control zone declared to curb problem

PM rules out odd, even car limitations in Bangkok for now as metro smog control zone declared to curb problem

February 2, 2019

Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

The Thai government and Bangkok’s Metropolitan Authority have been busy combating the ongoing smog problem impacting the city in the last few weeks. This has… Read More ›

Thailand’s Council of Engineers calls of crane site regulation after fatal crash kills 5 workers on condo site

Thailand’s Council of Engineers calls of crane site regulation after fatal crash kills 5 workers on condo site

February 1, 2019

Economy, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

A rising number of accidents on Thai building sites involving construction cranes, particularly in Bangkok where there is an ongoing condominium constriction boom, has prompted… Read More ›

Scandal over illegal imported Porsche cars still rumbles on for Thai owners as DSI files report suggesting probe

Scandal over illegal imported Porsche cars still rumbles on for Thai owners as DSI files report suggesting probe

January 31, 2019

Living, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

Thailand’s wealthy elite drive a huge market for luxury super cars. Bangkok is home to many Rolls Royces, Bentleys, Lamborghinis and Ferraris. Cars that, frankly,… Read More ›

This week may see PM’s political future emerge as parties finalise lists for Thailand’s March election

This week may see PM’s political future emerge as parties finalise lists for Thailand’s March election

January 29, 2019

More News from Thailand, Personal, Politics, Thailand:

The Thai political process is now gearing up quite quickly with the Thai General Election date now formally set for the first time. Next week… Read More ›

Apology to Israeli ambassador as Thai girl and singer wears shirt with a Nazi German flag – uproar

Apology to Israeli ambassador as Thai girl and singer wears shirt with a Nazi German flag – uproar

January 27, 2019

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

The hugely popular Thai band posted shots of a rehearsal on Friday night at Bangkok’s Impact Arena at Muang Thong Thani for a televised show to go… Read More ›

Thailand’s economy impacted by the whims of the US President as much as its political future in 2019

Thailand’s economy impacted by the whims of the US President as much as its political future in 2019

January 25, 2019

Economy, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Thailand, like the rest of the world, has entered 2019 with raised concerns as prospects for the world economy darken. The strength of the Thai… Read More ›

Thai man, 50 stone, rescued after medical crisis that left him trapped within his seaside home

Thai man, 50 stone, rescued after medical crisis that left him trapped within his seaside home

January 23, 2019

Living, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

Young 26 year old Thai man was found by rescuers trapped inside his wooden seafront home on a light mattress. At the scene, medical personnel… Read More ›

Thai family killer who said he was a business man now also faces serious fraud charges over loan from priest

Thai family killer who said he was a business man now also faces serious fraud charges over loan from priest

January 22, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

The killing in Thailand’s Uttaradit province by a Thai man, angry at his estranged wife’s family, has caused heightened feelings among surviving family members who… Read More ›

Thai teachers rule as 4th year teenage student has hair cropped in public after defying school code

Thai teachers rule as 4th year teenage student has hair cropped in public after defying school code

January 20, 2019

Culture, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

As any foreign visitor to Thailand or expat will know, the neatness and orderly appearance of Thai school children is a very impressive thing. Even… Read More ›

Thailand issues innovative digital driving license but awaits key legal amendments for police use on roads

Thailand issues innovative digital driving license but awaits key legal amendments for police use on roads

January 17, 2019

Living, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

New digital licence was not recognised this week for road traffic enforcement purposes as the Royal Thai police explained that they were awaiting a legal… Read More ›

Thai man who killed his wife and family after she wanted to go back to her former husband is arrested

Thai man who killed his wife and family after she wanted to go back to her former husband is arrested

January 16, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

The killer was arrested yesterday in a forest area in Ranong. A video has emerged of the last moments of his Thai wife and her… Read More ›

Cambodia’s recall of diplomatic passports linked to press reports of Yingluck’s Hong Kong dealings

Cambodia’s recall of diplomatic passports linked to press reports of Yingluck’s Hong Kong dealings

January 15, 2019

Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

Press reports and comments from Phnom Penh suggest that either the passport, reportedly used by Yingluck Shiniwatra, in the Hong Kong company filing is fake… Read More ›

Pheu Thai accuses authorities in Phayao province of ‘political persecution’ as election is stalled

Pheu Thai accuses authorities in Phayao province of ‘political persecution’ as election is stalled

January 12, 2019

Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

The Prime Minister this week told reporters to await publication of the royal decree which will be published, eventually in the royal gazette. The election… Read More ›

7 young men accused of raping a schoolgirl in Northeastern Thailand behind bars as police investigate

7 young men accused of raping a schoolgirl in Northeastern Thailand behind bars as police investigate

January 11, 2019

Crime, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

Some of the suspects are juveniles and were held by Thai police pending a medical report. One Thai wife defends her husband who is accused… Read More ›

Being a doctor is the top choice for Thai children as a digital revolution and new future dawns for workers

Being a doctor is the top choice for Thai children as a digital revolution and new future dawns for workers

January 8, 2019

Culture, Economy, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

A huge survey carried out by the Thai office of the giant worldwide temp and recruitment firm, Adecco, has revealed that young Thai minds are preparing… Read More ›

Thai man massacred his Thai wife’s family and his own children because he felt unwelcome at party

Thai man massacred his Thai wife’s family and his own children because he felt unwelcome at party

January 8, 2019

Crime, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

The bizarre and tragic massacre on what should have been a celebratory occasion shows an underlying problem in Thailand where men resort to lethal violence… Read More ›