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Opposition parties lodge defamation and criminal complaints against key army officers on Sunday

Opposition parties lodge defamation and criminal complaints against key army officers on Sunday

October 6, 2019

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Today’s complaint alleging defamation filed at the Crime Suppression Division of the Thai police in Bangkok comes as the leader of the Future Forward Party… Read More ›

High profile model arrested on fraud charges totalling ฿10 million in Bangkok by CSD police

High profile model arrested on fraud charges totalling ฿10 million in Bangkok by CSD police

October 5, 2019

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35-year-old Sriwipha Wattanawansap leveraged her fame to exploit others according to police. One fraud scheme involved renting two Honda cars that she herself was contracted… Read More ›

Thai woman caught stealing $4 worth of makeup at 7/11 after husband left her for a prettier lover

Thai woman caught stealing $4 worth of makeup at 7/11 after husband left her for a prettier lover

October 4, 2019

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The woman was earlier caught on CCTV at the end of August stealing a bottle of cough medicine which she said were for her two… Read More ›

Gang violence concerns as 8 charged in Chiang Mai with the killing of a new father on Sunday morning

Gang violence concerns as 8 charged in Chiang Mai with the killing of a new father on Sunday morning

October 3, 2019

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The incident was the second reported in a week involving gangs. Last week a student in the San Sai Luang area was attacked by local… Read More ›

Thai economy remains sound says Fitch the ratings agency as the baht’s surge may be over for now

Thai economy remains sound says Fitch the ratings agency as the baht’s surge may be over for now

October 3, 2019

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The key issue for Thailand’s economy remains US tariffs on Chinese imports as local firm Kasikorn Research predicts a further 2% contraction in exports for… Read More ›

The great big Thai wedding that went all wrong for the bride now talking divorce and facing debt

The great big Thai wedding that went all wrong for the bride now talking divorce and facing debt

October 3, 2019

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Groom claimed to be a billionaire involved in the aircraft charter business with links to Hong Kong. The young woman met the man on March… Read More ›

Thailand’s Foreign Minister warns of the dangers of rising xenophobic populism in the world

Thailand’s Foreign Minister warns of the dangers of rising xenophobic populism in the world

October 2, 2019

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The veteran diplomat’s comments were similar to the sentiments of the Foreign Minister from China who last week warned of a global recession if the… Read More ›

‘Richest man in Khon Kaen’ keeps police on tiptoes with 7 hour suicide threat with a knife at a church

‘Richest man in Khon Kaen’ keeps police on tiptoes with 7 hour suicide threat with a knife at a church

October 1, 2019

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Disturbing and unacceptable actions of a western foreigner in Khon Kaen have left the public and authorities both perplexed and bothered over the last week… Read More ›

Academic calls for Thai student held in Egypt to be given urgent assistance, cleared of IS links

Academic calls for Thai student held in Egypt to be given urgent assistance, cleared of IS links

September 30, 2019

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Thai student from Yala was taking part in protests last week against the Egyptian president who overthrew the short-lived government of Mohammed Morsi in 2013… Read More ›

21-year-old Thai man about to join the army in Songkhla stabbed to death by an ex-friend

21-year-old Thai man about to join the army in Songkhla stabbed to death by an ex-friend

September 29, 2019

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55-year-old mother told investigating police that her son had applied to join the army as part of the draft and was due to report on… Read More ›

13 students from Isan killed in early morning horror pickup truck crash in Samut Prakan on a main street

13 students from Isan killed in early morning horror pickup truck crash in Samut Prakan on a main street

September 29, 2019

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Police are anxious to interview the driver who survived the crash but is seriously injured in hospital. An eye witness suggests that the vehicle suddenly… Read More ›

Indebted teachers thrown a lifeline as a Bangkok court rules they must have 30% of their salary

Indebted teachers thrown a lifeline as a Bangkok court rules they must have 30% of their salary

September 28, 2019

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Teachers like other officials who work for the Thai state are effectively prohibited from availing of the country’s sophisticated bankruptcy laws as it means automatic… Read More ›

Thanathorn’s US lobbying firm probed following protests last week in New York against the PM

Thanathorn’s US lobbying firm probed following protests last week in New York against the PM

September 28, 2019

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Contract between the US lobbying firm APCO Worldwide and Thanathorn is for $10,000 per month and runs until the end of the year allowing the… Read More ›

Canadian the latest foreigner killed in a motorbike accident in Thailand early on Friday in Pattaya

Canadian the latest foreigner killed in a motorbike accident in Thailand early on Friday in Pattaya

September 28, 2019

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Scores of people die every day on Thailand’s roads and even more are injured through road traffic accidents involving motorbikes. On Tuesday in Bangkok, a… Read More ›

Man commits crime in Chonburi to be sent ‘home’ to prison in Pattaya, prefers life on the inside

Man commits crime in Chonburi to be sent ‘home’ to prison in Pattaya, prefers life on the inside

September 27, 2019

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The incident follows a similar story in Sisaket on August 20th when a 41-year-old Thai man had himself arrested by holding up a heavily surveilled… Read More ›

Thailand may resume EU free trade talks as Commerce Ministry organises public hearings

Thailand may resume EU free trade talks as Commerce Ministry organises public hearings

September 24, 2019

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Last Friday, over $1 billion in investment projects were announced by the Board of Trade as Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak indicated that the European… Read More ›

Thailand and China to forge closer ties across a range of areas as high-level envoy meets Thai PM

Thailand and China to forge closer ties across a range of areas as high-level envoy meets Thai PM

September 20, 2019

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Thai Princess among only six foreigners to receive the prestigious Chinese medal of friendship issued by a decree signed by the Chinese President this week.… Read More ›

UK Instagram star spends 24 hours in a Thai airport holding cell, thinks it’s the Bangkok Hilton

UK Instagram star spends 24 hours in a Thai airport holding cell, thinks it’s the Bangkok Hilton

September 19, 2019

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The model was welcomed home at Heathrow Airport by her family on Wednesday to celebrate her birthday with balloons and a sign describing her as… Read More ›

Opposition frustrated as oath swearing debate fizzled – PM did not personally address the matter

Opposition frustrated as oath swearing debate fizzled – PM did not personally address the matter

September 18, 2019

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Opposition MPs claimed that the failure to recite the full oath may raise questions about the legitimacy of government but in truth, the wind had… Read More ›

Thai woman’s flight with passenger’s airline ticket money comes crashing down last Saturday in police visit

Thai woman’s flight with passenger’s airline ticket money comes crashing down last Saturday in police visit

September 17, 2019

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39-year-old Prayong Sri had been hiding at a relative’s home in Samut Prakan City when police came to finally take her away and begin the… Read More ›