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Thai man arrested for brutal attack on Russian woman jogging in Nong Prue area near Pattaya 

Thai man arrested for brutal attack on Russian woman jogging in Nong Prue area near Pattaya 

May 20, 2022

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Police are waiting to fully interview the Russian woman who is being treated at the Bangkok Hospital in Pattaya after sustaining severe injuries at the… Read More ›

Shark attack leaves 8-year-old with leg wound in Phuket but beaches declared safe by marine expert

Shark attack leaves 8-year-old with leg wound in Phuket but beaches declared safe by marine expert

May 2, 2022

Economy, Living, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

The attack comes as Thai authorities are battling to prop up the shark numbers off the kingdom’s coasts with a falling population and birth rate.… Read More ›

Both sides of the political divide agree a General Election will be called before the end of 2022

Both sides of the political divide agree a General Election will be called before the end of 2022

April 29, 2022

Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Politics, Thailand:

The key question that may determine the outcome of the election will be the voting system used with the fate of two bills being progressed… Read More ›

Anutin may agree to abolish Thailand Pass but wants all foreign tourists to have booster shots for easy access

Anutin may agree to abolish Thailand Pass but wants all foreign tourists to have booster shots for easy access

April 27, 2022

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

Calls for a wider reopening are coming at a time when Thai political parties are gearing up for a General Election likely to be called… Read More ›

Policeman jailed, sacked from the force over death of young doctor at a zebra crossing in Bangkok

Policeman jailed, sacked from the force over death of young doctor at a zebra crossing in Bangkok

April 25, 2022

Crime, Culture, Foreigners, Living, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Police Corporal Norawich Buadok was charged with reckless driving causing death in February after public outcry over the incident. The court heard, on Monday, that… Read More ›

Pheu Thai calls for a landslide win but a crisis is a rising prospect if new voting laws flounder in parliament

Pheu Thai calls for a landslide win but a crisis is a rising prospect if new voting laws flounder in parliament

April 24, 2022

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

Failure to pass two laws amending the country’s voting process is not only a possibility but also very much fraught with danger, one that is… Read More ›

Good economic news, test now is how to emerge from stagflation with large price shock looming as inflation rises

Good economic news, test now is how to emerge from stagflation with large price shock looming as inflation rises

April 23, 2022

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

All to play for as the economy looks set to achieve significant growth this year. The key variable is the price of oil which has… Read More ›

Elite Thai police units arrest Ukrainian tax evaders living in Phuket after raiding their luxury villa

Elite Thai police units arrest Ukrainian tax evaders living in Phuket after raiding their luxury villa

April 21, 2022

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The operation on Tuesday was launched by units of the Crime Suppression Division (CSD), Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) and the Hanuman task force in liaison… Read More ›

Decision time on plans to ease further restrictions on foreign tourists with strong conflicting views at this time

Decision time on plans to ease further restrictions on foreign tourists with strong conflicting views at this time

April 18, 2022

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Minister of Public Health Anutin Charnvirakul on Monday was more cautious when he confirmed that the government was moving towards endemic status but stressed that… Read More ›

Thai Me too moment as top party leader to face sex charges as women come forward with reports

Thai Me too moment as top party leader to face sex charges as women come forward with reports

April 16, 2022

Crime, Culture, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Politics, Thailand:

On Friday, one 30-year-old woman, Hathairat ‘Ann’ Thanakitamnuay or Anna Vidhyaphum, the wife of former Democrat Party turned street protester and political activist, Tanat Thanakitamnuay… Read More ›

Minister proposes that vaccinated tourists fly in without notice from May 1st to boost the economy

Minister proposes that vaccinated tourists fly in without notice from May 1st to boost the economy

April 14, 2022

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Thailand’s foreign tourism industry is not expected to make a full recovery until 2026 according to Bank of Thailand Governor Sethaput Suthiwartnarueput as the Asia… Read More ›

Defiant Thanathorn vows to prove his innocence after being charged with Lèse-majesté offence in Bangkok 

Defiant Thanathorn vows to prove his innocence after being charged with Lèse-majesté offence in Bangkok 

April 12, 2022

Culture, Foreigners, Media, More News from Thailand, Politics, Thailand:

The latest charges against Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, a key political activist and opponent of the government, have been anticipated for some time ever since the Prime… Read More ›

Teenage love plot sees 53-year-old woman knifed to death near Bangkok by her daughter’s young lover

Teenage love plot sees 53-year-old woman knifed to death near Bangkok by her daughter’s young lover

April 9, 2022

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

Horrible twist of the knife as teenage girl orchestrated the brutal and cruel murder of her own mother, all because of teenage love. Police in… Read More ›

Stalled Chinese submarine shines light on Rolls Royce firm supplying engines to China’s military

Stalled Chinese submarine shines light on Rolls Royce firm supplying engines to China’s military

April 7, 2022

Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Politics, Thailand:

The spotlight on Thailand’s submarine deal with China is also linked to the altered geopolitical environment after the Russian invasion of Ukraine with heightened sensitivity… Read More ›

Poll supports retention of the one ballot election process which would torpedo Pheu Thai landslide hopes

Poll supports retention of the one ballot election process which would torpedo Pheu Thai landslide hopes

April 4, 2022

Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Politics, Thailand:

The developments over the last week including a key committee vote in parliament on March 28th not to allow synchronised numbering for parties and candidates… Read More ›

Prolonged Ukraine war to see Thai inflation at 6.3%, a stalled economy and a possible downgrade

Prolonged Ukraine war to see Thai inflation at 6.3%, a stalled economy and a possible downgrade

April 2, 2022

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

Vice President at Siam Commercial Bank Yanyong Thaicharoen shared an economic assessment from the bank’s Economic Intelligence Centre this week. He predicted growth this year… Read More ›

Thai planners prepare to let the baht ‘swing’ in a move to boost growth via tourism and exports at this time

Thai planners prepare to let the baht ‘swing’ in a move to boost growth via tourism and exports at this time

March 29, 2022

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

Top university boss predicts that, technically, Thailand has already entered into a period of 1970s stagflation as he lowered the economic growth projection for the… Read More ›

Minister says Thailand Pass could be gone by June 1st, but suggests the retention of a test on arrival

Minister says Thailand Pass could be gone by June 1st, but suggests the retention of a test on arrival

March 26, 2022

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Comments by Thailand’s Minister of Tourism and Sports on Thursday to industry representatives of the Association of Thai Travel Agents, while appearing to be positive… Read More ›

Travel sector calls for endemic status, scrapping of Thailand Pass and full normality on entry to the country

Travel sector calls for endemic status, scrapping of Thailand Pass and full normality on entry to the country

March 23, 2022

Economy, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Industry leaders from the Federation of Thai Industries to the Thai Chamber of Commerce have urged the government to expedite the plan to declare the… Read More ›

Advertising income from foreign internet firms boosts Thailand’s coffers as oil prices recede

Advertising income from foreign internet firms boosts Thailand’s coffers as oil prices recede

March 20, 2022

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

Electricity prices to rise to ฿4 a unit from May as government plans a new series of supports for families in its effort to raise… Read More ›