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Russia warns Thais planning fight for Ukraine they will not be treated as enemy combatants under UN treaties

Russia warns Thais planning fight for Ukraine they will not be treated as enemy combatants under UN treaties

March 6, 2022

Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Politics, Thailand:

The world has become an extremely dangerous place since February 24th 2022 with growing fears that the situation can escalate. There is also a growing… Read More ›

Fears for Thailand’s economy over Ukraine war with rising inflation rates and loss of confidence

Fears for Thailand’s economy over Ukraine war with rising inflation rates and loss of confidence

March 4, 2022

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

Thai exporters say that shipments will be off by between $4 billion and $5 billion by the end of June. At the same time, the… Read More ›

Canadian hitmen ‘suicidal’ as cops open murder conspiracy case after Thai police tour de force

Canadian hitmen ‘suicidal’ as cops open murder conspiracy case after Thai police tour de force

March 1, 2022

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The Two hitmen in the Jimmy Sandhu murder case in Phuket have been living in fear in Canada since being exposed by the Royal Thai… Read More ›

World lives in fear – UK Minister says Putin may not be in his ‘right mind’ as Thursday’s invasion goes awry

World lives in fear – UK Minister says Putin may not be in his ‘right mind’ as Thursday’s invasion goes awry

February 26, 2022

Foreigners, Living, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Arguably one of the most dangerous moments in the world since the end of World War II and one which will undoubtedly have repercussions for… Read More ›

Thailand moving to scrap all tourist restrictions this year once the Covid virus is declared endemic

Thailand moving to scrap all tourist restrictions this year once the Covid virus is declared endemic

February 24, 2022

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

In recent days, the National Economic and Social Development Council (NESDC) has revised its projection for foreign tourists this year from 5 million to 5.5… Read More ›

South Korean hotelier found dead in Kanchanaburi complained of adverse reaction to vaccine dose

South Korean hotelier found dead in Kanchanaburi complained of adverse reaction to vaccine dose

February 21, 2022

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Complaints filed with the Emergency Health Hazard and Disease Control Division of the Department of Disease Control at the Ministry of Public Health allege 2,081… Read More ›

Thai woman’s attacker appears before New York court charged with robbery and assault last year

Thai woman’s attacker appears before New York court charged with robbery and assault last year

February 16, 2022

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40-year-old Kevin Douglas was arrested over eight hours after the assault last November when he barged his way into a woman’s home in the Queens… Read More ›

Death penalty may be a problem as two hitmen in Sandhu case are named by police seeking arrests of the pair

Death penalty may be a problem as two hitmen in Sandhu case are named by police seeking arrests of the pair

February 14, 2022

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In the course of last week’s intensive investigation which saw up to 20 police teams in Phuket led by the National Police Commissioner General Suwat… Read More ›

German TV star asked police not to publicise her ordeal as she took flight hours after her beach attack ordeal

German TV star asked police not to publicise her ordeal as she took flight hours after her beach attack ordeal

February 11, 2022

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TV star left Thailand within hours of the attack for Dubai to be reunited with her 4-year-old son after the shock of her ordeal. The… Read More ›

Police probe death of a German man after an inferno at his Kanchanaburi home early on Monday morning

Police probe death of a German man after an inferno at his Kanchanaburi home early on Monday morning

February 8, 2022

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The 63-year-old man had sold his business in Germany before moving to Thailand. Interviewed by police on Monday, his Thai wife revealed his current occupation… Read More ›

Inflation forces expected to recede in 2022 with a final annual figure projected at under 2.5%

Inflation forces expected to recede in 2022 with a final annual figure projected at under 2.5%

February 5, 2022

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

A need to raise interest rates in the United States, coming at a time when Thailand’s economy is short on liquidity with a record level… Read More ›

Police rule out murder or serious crime after US owner of buried BMW is located safe and well 

Police rule out murder or serious crime after US owner of buried BMW is located safe and well 

February 3, 2022

Crime, Living, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Car owned by Phuket based US teacher Michael Dylan Gregory who lived in Thailand until February 2012 was de-registered in 2010 and was the subject… Read More ›

Wealthy foreigners to own small landholdings associated with homes here agreed in principle

Wealthy foreigners to own small landholdings associated with homes here agreed in principle

February 1, 2022

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

This important step is part of a wider programme to attract more foreigners to Thailand to live. However, the government is also determined that these… Read More ›

Bad news for PM and Palang Pracharat in Bangkok on Sunday as resurgent Pheu Thai Party wins big

Bad news for PM and Palang Pracharat in Bangkok on Sunday as resurgent Pheu Thai Party wins big

January 31, 2022

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On Sunday, Pheu Thai Party leader Dr Cholnan Srikaew predicted that the result will lead to further instability in government while the Move Forward Party… Read More ›

Cannabis remains illegal as ministers push through a law controlling its use by the public after decriminilisation

Cannabis remains illegal as ministers push through a law controlling its use by the public after decriminilisation

January 29, 2022

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Thailand is now entering into a grey area until growing cannabis at home becomes legal but after this, it will be controlled by a new… Read More ›

Police chief orders mental health evaluation of the main suspect in the brutal slaying of a UK tourist

Police chief orders mental health evaluation of the main suspect in the brutal slaying of a UK tourist

January 25, 2022

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

A senior police officer, on Saturday, Police Colonel Somkiart Chomchai, told reporters that locals close to the situation said that the 22-year-old attacker, with a… Read More ›

British man murdered in Kanchanaburi while drinking beer at a late-night party outside a house

British man murdered in Kanchanaburi while drinking beer at a late-night party outside a house

January 23, 2022

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Police in Kanchanaburi gave an early morning briefing to the press on the brutal slaying of a 49-year-old British man named as Mr Markus John… Read More ›

Test and Go ready for take off again but this time with added baggage including a second PCR test

Test and Go ready for take off again but this time with added baggage including a second PCR test

January 20, 2022

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

News that Ministry of Public Health officials including Minster Anutin Charnvirakul supported the move to restart ‘Test and Go’ this week sparked speculation in the… Read More ›

First Omicron death as opinion poll results show public in favour of strong public health measures

First Omicron death as opinion poll results show public in favour of strong public health measures

January 17, 2022

Economy, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Opinion poll shows the public still supports strict public health regulation and screening of incoming foreign tourists. It comes as the Ministry of Public Health… Read More ›

By-election polls amid a weak economy and rising food prices may mean a 2023 General Election

By-election polls amid a weak economy and rising food prices may mean a 2023 General Election

January 14, 2022

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

The contest between the Democrat Party, Thailand’s oldest and the relatively new Palang Pracharat Party in the southern provinces of Chumphon and Songkhla, both working… Read More ›