Thailand

Gold company director in Bangkok arrested by police on Saturday over ฿100 million in losses

Gold company director in Bangkok arrested by police on Saturday over ฿100 million in losses

August 19, 2019

Crime, Thailand:

Dr Ae or Chanut Srisang was transferred to the custody of Khon Kaen police who are investigating a series of complaints against him from several… Read More ›

Aussie biker gang boss on bail turned away from Thailand by immigration as he arrived on holidays

Aussie biker gang boss on bail turned away from Thailand by immigration as he arrived on holidays

August 18, 2019

Crime, Thailand:

Australia criminal linked to murders and famous for his refusal to speak or assist the police. He is the boss of the Comancheros bikers gang,… Read More ›

Horror passenger van smash in Sa Kaew claims 11 lives after another driver falls asleep at the wheel

Horror passenger van smash in Sa Kaew claims 11 lives after another driver falls asleep at the wheel

August 18, 2019

Thailand:

Police suspect that the passenger van veered onto the other lane on the motorway hitting the large lorry head-on creating a devastating impact. Thai police… Read More ›

Pattaya school to investigate reports that 7 year old was beaten on the head with a stick causing swelling

Pattaya school to investigate reports that 7 year old was beaten on the head with a stick causing swelling

August 17, 2019

Living, Thailand:

Ja Ja’s parents have already filed a police complaint and are understood to be ready to meet the school’s director to discuss the matter. They… Read More ›

Thai police offer reward to fellow officers in Laos for the arrest of two gold shop armed robbers

Thai police offer reward to fellow officers in Laos for the arrest of two gold shop armed robbers

August 17, 2019

Crime, Thailand:

Authorities are satisfied that the men are hiding across Thailand’s borders and will be attempting to sell some of the nearly ฿9 million in gold… Read More ›

American on fraud charges in Thailand claims he was duped into acting as the scam’s ‘western face’

American on fraud charges in Thailand claims he was duped into acting as the scam’s ‘western face’

August 17, 2019

Crime, Thailand:

American’s family in Richmond Texas are calling on US politicians including President Trump to help. Derrick Keller moved to China with his wife Tanya in… Read More ›

Thai wife insane with jealousy sets husband alight in karaoke bar horror show on Thursday night

Thai wife insane with jealousy sets husband alight in karaoke bar horror show on Thursday night

August 16, 2019

Crime, Living, Thailand:

Police were called to the scene at 11.30 pm and found the man in severe pain on the ground. His wife surrendered to authorities on… Read More ›

10 Italian tourists injured in Lampang, one woman seriously, after a minibus slides off a wet road

10 Italian tourists injured in Lampang, one woman seriously, after a minibus slides off a wet road

August 16, 2019

Thailand:

Injured were taken to Lampang Hospital the Mueang area of the province after being extricated from the bus. Ten injured Italian men were rescued by… Read More ›

Thailand recession fears as airline losses mount with lower tourist numbers and a strong baht

Thailand recession fears as airline losses mount with lower tourist numbers and a strong baht

August 16, 2019

Economy, Politics, Thailand:

Despite a contraction in exports and perhaps because of the fall of consumer demand, the country still maintained a healthy balance of payments surplus for… Read More ›

Kiwi taken into custody on drug charges in Chiang Mai after police raided his bar and restaurant

Kiwi taken into custody on drug charges in Chiang Mai after police raided his bar and restaurant

August 15, 2019

Crime, Thailand:

The kiwi has been named as Michael Holt and has also charged with working illegally in Thailand while holding a retirement visa. He is being… Read More ›

Thai woman threatens to kill toddler on Facebook – says it was a ruse to gain his father’s attention

Thai woman threatens to kill toddler on Facebook – says it was a ruse to gain his father’s attention

August 15, 2019

Living, Thailand:

The woman explained to police and officials that she had no money to buy milk or diapers for her little boy named as Nong Andrey… Read More ›

Nation media group outlines new digital strategy as Thailand’s traditional media slumps in new era

Nation media group outlines new digital strategy as Thailand’s traditional media slumps in new era

August 15, 2019

Economy, Media, Thailand:

By the end of August, 7 of Thailand’s former array of 22 TV channels in the digital spectrum will have gone dark. The Secretary-General of… Read More ›

Fury as British Embassy in Ploenchit bulldozed – sold to the Central Group for nearly ฿16 billion in record deal

Fury as British Embassy in Ploenchit bulldozed – sold to the Central Group for nearly ฿16 billion in record deal

August 14, 2019

Culture, Economy, Thailand:

British Ambassador Brian Davidson highlights that the building will be rebuilt and incorporated into the new mega-mall which will give the public in Thailand access… Read More ›

Police in Pathum Thani find family dead in a car – thought to be a suicide pact as police find charcoal stove

Police in Pathum Thani find family dead in a car – thought to be a suicide pact as police find charcoal stove

August 14, 2019

Living, Thailand:

Mother and little girl were found embracing in the back seat of the Toyota car after Thai police managed to unlock the doors. Police in… Read More ›

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

Crime, Culture, Thailand:

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 ›

Patience running out for American in Chiang Mai who vandalised 3 cars but has no money to pay for damages

Patience running out for American in Chiang Mai who vandalised 3 cars but has no money to pay for damages

August 13, 2019

Crime, Living, Thailand:

Thai police and prosecutors are offering 34-year-old Jesse Edward Lee the opportunity to pay compensation to the victims of the crime and avoid criminal prosecution… Read More ›

Thai drug dealers go high tech with online social media accounts the key mode of distribution

Thai drug dealers go high tech with online social media accounts the key mode of distribution

August 13, 2019

Crime, Economy, Media, Thailand:

In July, Thai police chiefs issued stern warnings to logistics and transport companies in Thailand on their role and responsibilities in combating this new and… Read More ›

Serbian President defends Yingluck’s citizenship as Thaksin tells the BBC they have Balkan friends

Serbian President defends Yingluck’s citizenship as Thaksin tells the BBC they have Balkan friends

August 12, 2019

Politics, Thailand:

Speaking to the BBC about the granting of citizenship by Serbia to his sister, Thailand’s ex-premier from 2001 to 2006 Thaksin Shinawatra, said that the… Read More ›

Poll: Public shaken by bombings as army boss says government targeted, warns of fake news threat 

Poll: Public shaken by bombings as army boss says government targeted, warns of fake news threat 

August 12, 2019

Living, Media, Politics, Thailand:

Army leader tells Reuters that Thailand is still fighting a similar enemy as it did in the 1970s and 1980s when it defeated communist threats.… 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, 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 ›