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US teacher Matthew Hall extradited from Thailand in 2017 pleads guilty before a court in Alabama

US teacher Matthew Hall extradited from Thailand in 2017 pleads guilty before a court in Alabama

August 14, 2019

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As Thai police moved to arrest and deport another American teacher with a history of sex abuse this week in the northern Thai province of… Read More ›

Aussie rap star taken in by Thai police after raid on his hotel following online posts of party drug use

Aussie rap star taken in by Thai police after raid on his hotel following online posts of party drug use

August 11, 2019

Culture, Living, More News from Thailand, Thai World, Thailand:

The Aussie is believed to have been staying in Phuket and published video clips of the raid where he admitted to being afraid as Thai… Read More ›

25-year-old Thai woman in plot to murder her mother outlined by police in Bangkok last Friday

25-year-old Thai woman in plot to murder her mother outlined by police in Bangkok last Friday

August 11, 2019

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Young woman’s husband was jailed in April for possession of drugs. She confessed to police that she had hired two hitmen to kill her mother… Read More ›

French man dies on the side of a road from alcohol abuse on Ko Samui island – post mortem ordered

French man dies on the side of a road from alcohol abuse on Ko Samui island – post mortem ordered

August 10, 2019

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The 31-year French man was named by Ko Samui police as Yann Naquin. He was admitted to hospital on August 5th and diagnosed with liver… Read More ›

Luxurious interior contributed to the Lady D fire as police intially suggest the yacht was insured

Luxurious interior contributed to the Lady D fire as police intially suggest the yacht was insured

August 9, 2019

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Public meeting at Phuket Provincial Hall hears Vice Governor call for fireboats as the response to the incident exposed the weaknesses Phuket faces in relation… Read More ›

22-year-old Satun man arrested in Korat after attempting to rob two diamond rings for true love 

22-year-old Satun man arrested in Korat after attempting to rob two diamond rings for true love 

August 9, 2019

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

The young man’s fantasy came crashing down as he ran headlong into a shopping mall door and was pounced upon by security officers. A senior… Read More ›

Chiang Mai Airport backpack found to contain over ฿13 million in gold. Owner left it behind at check-in desk

Chiang Mai Airport backpack found to contain over ฿13 million in gold. Owner left it behind at check-in desk

August 7, 2019

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Airport officials and police interviewed the owner of the bag when she returned at 1 pm, nearly 5 hours after the bag and its valuable… Read More ›

Rapid progress being made on Bangkok bomb probe with 9 suspects already being held by police

Rapid progress being made on Bangkok bomb probe with 9 suspects already being held by police

August 6, 2019

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Police have identified a house used by the attackers in Pathum Thani and have questioned taxi drivers who ferried some of the bombers to and… Read More ›

Arrested: Woman in Singburi using fake online profile to pose as the daughter of Thai Army boss

Arrested: Woman in Singburi using fake online profile to pose as the daughter of Thai Army boss

August 3, 2019

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26-year-old Wanida Thongtum was detained by Crime Suppression Division officers on Friday at a resort in Singburi province. The woman created a spurious closed LINE… Read More ›

US Secretary of State in Bangkok heralds closer ties with ASEAN bloc – good news for Thailand 

US Secretary of State in Bangkok heralds closer ties with ASEAN bloc – good news for Thailand 

August 2, 2019

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

Statement by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on China’s upriver dams on the Mekong River on Thursday and an assurance that the United States… Read More ›

Young mother and father arrested by police in Pak Kret after new born baby found on July 23rd at condo complex

Young mother and father arrested by police in Pak Kret after new born baby found on July 23rd at condo complex

August 1, 2019

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Thai police had days earlier taken the 18-year-old Thai woman named as Ms Orm to a local hospital where DNA samples were obtained which matched… Read More ›

PM’s first day at the Defence Ministry as he also takes on police roles. Submarines to go-ahead 

PM’s first day at the Defence Ministry as he also takes on police roles. Submarines to go-ahead 

July 30, 2019

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

Thai PM was visiting the Ministry of Defence compound on Tuesday for the first time. He took time to pay homage to a number of… Read More ›

Chonburi rented rooms building subsides leaving tenants homeless – no residents injured on site 

Chonburi rented rooms building subsides leaving tenants homeless – no residents injured on site 

July 30, 2019

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One young woman awoke from her sleep at 2 pm to loud cash noises with a rain of debris and dust from her ceiling. Initially,… Read More ›

Thai expats launch website to campaign for easier immigration reporting rules for visa holders

Thai expats launch website to campaign for easier immigration reporting rules for visa holders

July 29, 2019

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

Some foreigners and expats have been critical of the move fearing a backlash from authorities. A UK man in Bangkok said: ‘I wouldn’t put my… Read More ›

Nanny in court charged with assault of 2-year-old boy who doctors in Samut Prakan say is brain dead

Nanny in court charged with assault of 2-year-old boy who doctors in Samut Prakan say is brain dead

July 27, 2019

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34-year-old Mayuree Tuangkesorn was arrested on Thursday by police investigating the case after the boy’s mother filed a complaint on Monday. She admitted to biting… Read More ›

Businessman sets up his own arrest posing as one of Thailand’s most senior police officers at airport

Businessman sets up his own arrest posing as one of Thailand’s most senior police officers at airport

July 24, 2019

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Police revealed on Wednesday that they have seized up to ฿9 million in cash and discovered a range of firearms from pistols to rifles as… Read More ›

50-year-old Dutchman suffering from cancer files complaint against Hua Hin hospital over fees

50-year-old Dutchman suffering from cancer files complaint against Hua Hin hospital over fees

July 22, 2019

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April survey by the Thai Ministry of Commerce showed that many private Thai hospitals were overcharging by between 30% and 300% on a range of… Read More ›

Chinese woman seeks death penalty for husband who tried to murder her in Thailand by pushing her off a cliff

Chinese woman seeks death penalty for husband who tried to murder her in Thailand by pushing her off a cliff

July 21, 2019

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The motive for the attempted murder was the ฿78 million ($2.5 million) fortune belonging to the 32-year-old woman in China. It has emerged that she… Read More ›

Leading banks report steady profits as Thanachart Bank reaches out to show the Thai way forward

Leading banks report steady profits as Thanachart Bank reaches out to show the Thai way forward

July 20, 2019

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

Thailand’s banks lead the way forward: Combined profits for banks reporting this week saw a 3.62% rise in profits in the first half with an… Read More ›

Highly dangerous Irish offender arrested by Thai Immigration police in Bangkok on Soi 58

Highly dangerous Irish offender arrested by Thai Immigration police in Bangkok on Soi 58

July 19, 2019

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Turley caused political controversy in Northern Ireland when local politicians questioned why the violent and highly dangerous offender was granted compassionate leave from prison after… Read More ›