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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

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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

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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 ›

German in Chiang Mai assaulted over bar bill shows danger of some karaoke bars to foreigners

German in Chiang Mai assaulted over bar bill shows danger of some karaoke bars to foreigners

April 2, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Karaoke bars sound to some foreigners visiting Thailand like a good compromise between indulging in Thailand’s sex of sale industry or listening to moral scruples… 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

Living, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

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 ›

Long road still for UK man jailed in Thailand for 50 years in 2015 but family support is inspirational

Long road still for UK man jailed in Thailand for 50 years in 2015 but family support is inspirational

March 28, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

The Thai Examiner covers many stories of foreigners dealing drugs in Thailand and the harsh punishment regularly meted out by Thai authorities. This can include… 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 ›

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 ›

Thai people in early voting in first election since 2014 coup but junta has a head start under the constititution

Thai people in early voting in first election since 2014 coup but junta has a head start under the constititution

March 17, 2019

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Huge enthusiasm among Thai voters as they come out to exercise their democratic voice in electing a new Thai government under the 2017 Constitution which… Read More ›

Wanted Thai fraudster dies as he tried to evade police in disguise and cast his vote in Thailand’s election

Wanted Thai fraudster dies as he tried to evade police in disguise and cast his vote in Thailand’s election

March 17, 2019

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

Thai police were shocked to discover that a wanted 43 year old fraudster, who was sought by them on several provincial court warrants and in… Read More ›

African man tried hide from immigration police in Thailand by posing as a Buddhist monk in Sa Kaeo

African man tried hide from immigration police in Thailand by posing as a Buddhist monk in Sa Kaeo

March 16, 2019

Crime, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

Thai locals in Sa Kaeo province in the village of Ban Klong Yang were shocked to see an African man dressed as a Buddhist Thai… Read More ›

Jordanian father who killed his son in Pattaya was obsessed about the child’s impact on his finances

Jordanian father who killed his son in Pattaya was obsessed about the child’s impact on his finances

March 15, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

According to little Omar’s uncle in Jordan, the holiday to Thailand was a ruse to get his wife and child out of the local jurisdiction… Read More ›

Sad end for Finnish man near a Thai temple in Pattaya as he is found collapsed on his distinctive motorbike

Sad end for Finnish man near a Thai temple in Pattaya as he is found collapsed on his distinctive motorbike

March 13, 2019

Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

The macabre yet poignant sight of Finnish man strewn from his customised and wheelchair accessible blue motorbike has saddened many foreigners in Thailand. It is… Read More ›

Japanese man arrested by Thai police in Yukazu linked plot to smuggle drugs out of Thailand

Japanese man arrested by Thai police in Yukazu linked plot to smuggle drugs out of Thailand

March 13, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

This is the second such incident in the last three months or so, involving an attempt to use a drug mule and hardened crystal ice… Read More ›

Bizarre antics of hippie western foreigners in Chiang Mai draws attention online and on TV news

Bizarre antics of hippie western foreigners in Chiang Mai draws attention online and on TV news

March 11, 2019

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

Thailand draws a lot of hippie westerners. This week in Chiang Mai, one American man took the carefree lifestyle a step too far when he… Read More ›

Thailand’s Pandin Dharma Party says Buddhism is under threat as it campaigns against Muslim influence

Thailand’s Pandin Dharma Party says Buddhism is under threat as it campaigns against Muslim influence

March 8, 2019

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

The Thai General Election on March 24th will see over 80 political parties battling it out for 50 seats in the lower house in the… Read More ›

Thai man uses hammer to attack Italian riding motorbike with a broken leg and breaks his arm

Thai man uses hammer to attack Italian riding motorbike with a broken leg and breaks his arm

March 8, 2019

Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Road rage incident on Wednesday night in the Muang area of Chonburi province saw the Italian taken to hospital by an emergency rescue unit in… Read More ›

Thai Raksa Chart Party disbanded by the Thai Constitutional Court in Bangkok after Princess PM move

Thai Raksa Chart Party disbanded by the Thai Constitutional Court in Bangkok after Princess PM move

March 7, 2019

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

Thai Constitutional Court disbands political party that stunned Thailand on February 8th last when it nominated Thai Princess Ubolratana, the older sister of the Thai… Read More ›

Older foreigners arrested in Thailand this week one an international pimp and a German man who killed his wife

Older foreigners arrested in Thailand this week one an international pimp and a German man who killed his wife

February 28, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Two elderly foreigners arrested in Thailand this week. Two strange cases. A Dutch man with a five year visa over stay and ฿22 million in… Read More ›

Internet tax waits as Thai government reveals a buoyant yield – many taxpayers receive a refund

Internet tax waits as Thai government reveals a buoyant yield – many taxpayers receive a refund

February 28, 2019

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

The fast take up in the rate of online income tax returns in Thailand augurs well for an emerging digital economy. The Thai Revenue Department… Read More ›

Student loses his life in Bangkok for sitting at the back of the bus as 17 year old stabs him to death

Student loses his life in Bangkok for sitting at the back of the bus as 17 year old stabs him to death

February 26, 2019

Crime, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

An 18 year old student lost his life on Sunday when he was viciously stabbed 10 times on the Bangkok 180 Bus. Based on the… Read More ›