Thailand

Man returning from Pakistan dies with Covid 19 virus condition on overnight train heading South

Man returning from Pakistan dies with Covid 19 virus condition on overnight train heading South

April 1, 2020

Living, Thailand:

HUA HIN: The man had just arrived from Pakistan and boarded the train at Bang Sue Railway in Bangkok even though a railway guard noticed… Read More ›

Emergency could be extended as more people present themselves at hospitals due to the virus

Emergency could be extended as more people present themselves at hospitals due to the virus

April 1, 2020

Living, Politics, Thailand:

BANGKOK: Thailand announced 2 more deaths on Wednesday bringing the total to 12 with 120 new infections. There are currently, however, 1,771 confirmed cases with… Read More ›

Crazed man kills two in night of bloody murder in Nakhon Ratchasima on Sunday including ex-wife

Crazed man kills two in night of bloody murder in Nakhon Ratchasima on Sunday including ex-wife

April 1, 2020

Crime, Thailand:

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: When police from nearby Thepharak police station on Sunday found the body of the man’s ex-wife, Ms Wiphapha, they thought initially she had… Read More ›

Bangkok’s police boss says all checkpoints are safe as he confirms 27 officers infected with the virus

Bangkok’s police boss says all checkpoints are safe as he confirms 27 officers infected with the virus

March 31, 2020

Living, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

BANGKOK: The Superintendent of Samranrat Police Station in central Bangkok orders riot shields used to screen the public and other sterilization defences as police isolate… Read More ›

No need for further measures in Bangkok says Covid 19 centre spokesman as provinces take steps

No need for further measures in Bangkok says Covid 19 centre spokesman as provinces take steps

March 31, 2020

Living, Thailand:

BANGKOK: Currently over 52% of infections are outside Bangkok. One of the hotspot provinces is Nonthaburi. The local governor on Tuesday revealed that there are… Read More ›

Unemployed US Thai man arrested by Pattaya police for 7 Eleven armed robbery in Banglamung last week

Unemployed US Thai man arrested by Pattaya police for 7 Eleven armed robbery in Banglamung last week

March 31, 2020

Crime, Thailand:

PATTAYA: 37-year-old Roger Wasuwat told police that he lost his job as a tour guide over the Covid 19 virus emergency and needed cash to… Read More ›

Huge demand for emergency supports with over 20 million to apply for self employed payments

Huge demand for emergency supports with over 20 million to apply for self employed payments

March 30, 2020

Economy, Living, Politics, Thailand:

BANGKOK: As well as creating a huge technical problem for the Ministry of Finance website with over 10 times the load or public demand on… Read More ›

Monday’s figures include 2 more virus deaths as emergency Covid team calls for fewer commuters

Monday’s figures include 2 more virus deaths as emergency Covid team calls for fewer commuters

March 30, 2020

Living, Thailand:

BANGKOK: The government’s emergency response centre said it saw commuting on Saturday at 40% of normal figures and wanted to see that down to 10%… Read More ›

Fake news a low priority for the public during this unprecedented emergency says Suan Dusit poll

Fake news a low priority for the public during this unprecedented emergency says Suan Dusit poll

March 30, 2020

Economy, Living, Media, Thailand:

BANGKOK: The news comes in a week in which Thailand’s Minister of Digital Economy and Society, Buddhipongse Punnakanta, made contact with Twitter and Facebook over… Read More ›

Prison riot and conflagration at Buriram prison in the northeast of Thailand with military deployed

Prison riot and conflagration at Buriram prison in the northeast of Thailand with military deployed

March 29, 2020

Crime, Thailand:

BURIRAM: Riot and prison escape linked with virus fears. A fire broke out within the prison near the cafeteria and training workshops just after midday as… Read More ›

Sex, drugs and alcohol as Chiang Rai party-goers arrested in the midst of the growing virus emergency

Sex, drugs and alcohol as Chiang Rai party-goers arrested in the midst of the growing virus emergency

March 29, 2020

Crime, Living, Thailand:

CHIANG RAI: Police are investigating the source of nearly ฿237,000 found in cash at the scene and the large quantities of illegal drugs found. Police… Read More ›

Scramble to register online for state money as banks close over the weekend to defeat the virus

Scramble to register online for state money as banks close over the weekend to defeat the virus

March 28, 2020

Economy, Living, Thailand:

BANGKOK: The Immigration Bureau opened new offices in Muang Thong Thani on the outskirts of Bangkok, this week, to cater to more foreigners seeking extensions… Read More ›

Fast turnaround at Bangkok Bank as armed robber walks out with ฿400,000 in Friday afternoon heist

Fast turnaround at Bangkok Bank as armed robber walks out with ฿400,000 in Friday afternoon heist

March 28, 2020

Crime, Thailand:

RATCHABURI: The holdup happened in the Mueang district of Ratchaburi in Central Thailand, west of Bangkok. The robber escaped in a waiting getaway car. He… Read More ›

Still a chance to avoid a curfew or lockdown if the public stays at home over the coming 7 days to quell virus

Still a chance to avoid a curfew or lockdown if the public stays at home over the coming 7 days to quell virus

March 28, 2020

Economy, Living, Politics, Thailand:

BANGKOK: The figures for infections are expected to skyrocket between now and April 15th even in the best-case scenario but the government is hoping to… Read More ›

Armed Pattaya police patrolling the resort city in force with fears of a spike in crime over virus shutdown

Armed Pattaya police patrolling the resort city in force with fears of a spike in crime over virus shutdown

March 27, 2020

Crime, Thailand:

PATTAYA: Staff at risky locations being advised to note the appearance of culprits and getaway details to assist the police. The police chief has ordered… Read More ›

No limit on borrowing as Somkid plots the biggest stimulus package yet to address the virus crisis

No limit on borrowing as Somkid plots the biggest stimulus package yet to address the virus crisis

March 27, 2020

Economy, Politics, Thailand:

BANGKOK: Deputy Prime Minister Somkid, however, did warn that the Thai economy needs to get back to work as soon as possible. He said the… Read More ›

Minister of Public Health Anutin in another mishap as he appeared to criticise health workers in Thailand

Minister of Public Health Anutin in another mishap as he appeared to criticise health workers in Thailand

March 27, 2020

Living, Media, Politics, Thailand:

BANGKOK: The 53-year-old is no stranger to politics and high office having first served as an advisor to Thailand’s Foreign Affairs Minister Prachuap Chaiyasan from… Read More ›

Woman files false rape complaint against a local trader in Chonburi to get a free virus infection test

Woman files false rape complaint against a local trader in Chonburi to get a free virus infection test

March 26, 2020

Crime, Thailand:

CHONBURI: The 50-year-old woman withdrew the complaint immediately and admitted to officers that the accused man’s version of events was, in fact, the truth. She… Read More ›

24-hour curfew in the works as the government puts curbs on national travel with checkpoints on roads

24-hour curfew in the works as the government puts curbs on national travel with checkpoints on roads

March 26, 2020

Living, Politics, Thailand:

BANGKOK: Checkpoints have been set up on the roads around Bangkok and throughout the country, while ticket sales for national bus routes have been suspended… Read More ›

Emergency centre led by the Prime Minister takes power on Thursday to fight the Covid 19 virus in Thailand

Emergency centre led by the Prime Minister takes power on Thursday to fight the Covid 19 virus in Thailand

March 25, 2020

Economy, Living, Media, Politics, Thailand:

BANGKOK: There will now only be one source of information and orders coming from the government beginning on Thursday. This will be through an Emergency… Read More ›