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Thai police offer assurances to foreigners of safety after murder of French man by former cop

Thai police offer assurances to foreigners of safety after murder of French man by former cop

December 14, 2018

Crime, Thailand:

The brutal slaying of a French man in the early hours of Wednesday morning drew a remarkably candid apology form a senior Thai police officer… Read More ›

Thailand will face a political test after the next election with the result indicating the extent of the challenge

Thailand will face a political test after the next election with the result indicating the extent of the challenge

December 12, 2018

Economy, Politics, Thailand:

As Thailand heads into an election year, the parties opposed to the junta are beginning to direct their fire to Thailand’s new constitution itself. This… Read More ›

Thai police bust Iranian Yakuza drug smuggling operation using duped holiday travelers from Japan

Thai police bust Iranian Yakuza drug smuggling operation using duped holiday travelers from Japan

December 11, 2018

Crime, Thailand:

Japanese man, who grew suspicious when he opened travel case while on a ‘free’ world tour, reported his concerbs to the Japanese embassy in Bangkok… Read More ›

Climate change in Thailand – Thai farmers believe it is real but the impact is unclear as yields are steady

Climate change in Thailand – Thai farmers believe it is real but the impact is unclear as yields are steady

December 11, 2018

Economy, Living, Politics, Thailand:

Thailand’s is one of the very few significant economies to keep its obligations under the Paris Accord so far. It has new and exciting plans… Read More ›

UK doctor and Canadian face ultimate price for smuggling  ฿2.5 billion cannabis oil out of Thailand

UK doctor and Canadian face ultimate price for smuggling  ฿2.5 billion cannabis oil out of Thailand

December 9, 2018

Crime, Living, Thailand:

The raids in Bangkok this week have put four people including tow foreigners in serious legal jeopardy. They are, essentially, industrial scale drug smugglers for… Read More ›

Thailand must tackle inequality but must not blindly follow the failed economic agenda of world bodies

Thailand must tackle inequality but must not blindly follow the failed economic agenda of world bodies

December 8, 2018

Economy, Living, Thailand:

Thailand was, questionably, labelled by a Swiss bank as top of World’s economic inequality charts this week – it does not reflect the real story,… Read More ›

Police to re-arrest Australian death row inmate after he is released under court order at Bangkwang prison

Police to re-arrest Australian death row inmate after he is released under court order at Bangkwang prison

December 7, 2018

Crime, Thailand:

Release of Australian death row convict with an appeal pending and his re-arrest at Bangkwang Prison seems to be part of the ongoing investigation by… Read More ›

Thailand this year is battling another deadly threat – rabies. For now its is under control but it requires action

Thailand this year is battling another deadly threat – rabies. For now its is under control but it requires action

December 7, 2018

Living, Thailand:

Spike in deaths from rabies in Thailand this year at the beginning of the year prompted a massive response from Thai authorities which has seen… Read More ›

Indians and Thai women arrested in Bangkok sham marriages scam linked to illegal money lending

Indians and Thai women arrested in Bangkok sham marriages scam linked to illegal money lending

December 6, 2018

Crime, Culture, Economy, Thailand:

Thailand has become a prime target for Indian seeking to make their fortunes as illegal money lenders in the country. Personal debt and illegal loans… Read More ›

Bar girl provokes bar fight after Chinese man refuses her attentions in Pattaya – fines and charges ordered

Bar girl provokes bar fight after Chinese man refuses her attentions in Pattaya – fines and charges ordered

December 6, 2018

Crime, Thailand:

Fracas between Chinese visitors and staff at a bar on Pattaya’s walking street leads to intervention by Thai police. It comes at a time when… Read More ›

Prayut takes a step closer to leading Thailand’s next democratically elected government

Prayut takes a step closer to leading Thailand’s next democratically elected government

December 5, 2018

Politics, Thailand:

The current Prime Minister is well positioned to become the next government leader and should receive the support of Thailand Upper House when the new… Read More ›

New yaba production recipe behind drug shipments across Thailand as the kingdom fights a lethal war

New yaba production recipe behind drug shipments across Thailand as the kingdom fights a lethal war

December 5, 2018

Crime, Living, Thailand:

Increased drug smuggling and the emergence of new drug types have complicated anti-drug efforts in Thailand Thailand’s war with the biggest drug barons in the… Read More ›

Facebook pushes Thailand’s emerging gaming industry now being backed by government and industry

Facebook pushes Thailand’s emerging gaming industry now being backed by government and industry

December 3, 2018

Culture, Living, Media, Thailand:

Gaming is increasingly seen as a valuable area of activity for Thailand’s emerging new technologically advanced society and is being championed by those with influence… Read More ›

Thai businessman named as a legend by Britain’s Prince William in Leicester recalling City’s triumph

Thai businessman named as a legend by Britain’s Prince William in Leicester recalling City’s triumph

November 30, 2018

Media, Thailand:

British royals come to comfort Vichai’s family and Leicester fans one month after his death but the legend of Leicester City’s feat and the links… Read More ›

Thailand to outlaw cigarettes in prison as it sends trainers to prison to assist inmates to cope

Thailand to outlaw cigarettes in prison as it sends trainers to prison to assist inmates to cope

November 28, 2018

Crime, Thailand:

New regulations will bring prison into line with other Thai public spaces including beaches where the cigarette has been banned Thailand is about to introduce… Read More ›

Canadian in hot water after arrest in Bangkok on fraud charges relating to his defunct 2013 company

Canadian in hot water after arrest in Bangkok on fraud charges relating to his defunct 2013 company

November 26, 2018

Crime, Living, Thailand:

Canadian arrested in Thailand for fraud over overseas job offers cold face additional charges as Thai police look deeper into his jobs for cash employment… Read More ›

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