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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 ›

Thai boy from Nakhon Ratchasima aiming for Gold in shooting World Cup tournament in India this week

Thai boy from Nakhon Ratchasima aiming for Gold in shooting World Cup tournament in India this week

February 24, 2019

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A Thai boy from Nakhon Ratchasima province is aiming and shooting for gold this week when he competes in the shooting World Cup being held… Read More ›

High flying Spaniard arrested for rape in Bangkok with handcuffs as Thai woman files rape complaint

High flying Spaniard arrested for rape in Bangkok with handcuffs as Thai woman files rape complaint

February 20, 2019

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Thai police are still investigating the incident that occurred last Friday at an upmarket condominium in the fashionable Thong Lor area of Bangkok. They are… Read More ›

Al Araibi could sue Australia as Thai officials suggest Bahrain’s extradition request was valid

Al Araibi could sue Australia as Thai officials suggest Bahrain’s extradition request was valid

February 19, 2019

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The Head of Australia’s Border Force, Michael Outram, this week admitted that Australian officials indirectly caused the arrest of Hakeem Al Araibi in Thailand on November… Read More ›

Lead opposition party in Thailand holds rally in Bangkok

Lead opposition party in Thailand holds rally in Bangkok

February 17, 2019

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After a tumultuous week in Thai politics which saw one political  party facing dissolution after nominating a Thai Princess as Prime Minister and the candidacy… Read More ›

Thai woman finds Cambodian building site worker preparing a soi dog for dinner at his construction site

Thai woman finds Cambodian building site worker preparing a soi dog for dinner at his construction site

February 14, 2019

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A kind hearted Thai woman set out to help a street dog and found the animal being prepared as food by a Cambodian man last… Read More ›

14 wealthy loan sharks taken in by Thai police as money lending menace and debt remain a big problem

14 wealthy loan sharks taken in by Thai police as money lending menace and debt remain a big problem

February 10, 2019

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Friday’s arrest in Bangkok of 14 loan sharks lending money at daily interest rate of up to 20% is a reminder that Thailand’s chronic personal… Read More ›

Korean international online lottery conman arrested in Bangkok by Thai police after $41 million scam

Korean international online lottery conman arrested in Bangkok by Thai police after $41 million scam

February 8, 2019

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South Korean man led a group of 15 which set up a website allowing South Koreans play international lotteries around the world. Problems arose when… Read More ›

Australian officials made the error which plunged Bahraini footballer into a legal and jail nightmare

Australian officials made the error which plunged Bahraini footballer into a legal and jail nightmare

February 6, 2019

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The appearance of Bahraini footballer Hakeem Al Araibi, shackled before a Thai court this week, caused quite an outburst of ill will towards Thailand and Thai… 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 ›

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

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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

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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

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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 ›