Thailand

Fears for a Thai woman gone missing in Switzerland with a US man who has a dubious history with women

Fears for a Thai woman gone missing in Switzerland with a US man who has a dubious history with women

May 22, 2024

Crime, Living, Thailand:

Concern for a Thai Woman missing in Switzerland with an American boyfriend with a sinister past. Nantiwa ‘Noon’ Saejiw vanished after moving to Switzerland. She… Read More ›

UK man who died in Singapore Airlines mid-air emergency was on a once in a lifetime holiday with his wife

UK man who died in Singapore Airlines mid-air emergency was on a once in a lifetime holiday with his wife

May 22, 2024

Living, Thailand:

Elderly passenger who died in a Singapore Airlines mid-air emergency is fondly recalled at home in Gloucestershire. Geoffrey Ralph Kitchen, 73, passed away during a… Read More ›

Second passenger on Singapore Airlines flight dies in hospital after Tuesday’s emergency landing incident

Second passenger on Singapore Airlines flight dies in hospital after Tuesday’s emergency landing incident

May 21, 2024

Living, Thailand:

A second passenger has died following the emergency landing of a Singapore Airlines flight in Bangkok on Tuesday. Aircraft appears to have suffered serious turbulence… Read More ›

Lawyer who a woman claims drove her to suicide arrested by elite squad in Southern Songkhla province

Lawyer who a woman claims drove her to suicide arrested by elite squad in Southern Songkhla province

May 21, 2024

Crime, Living, Thailand:

Phongsathon Suwannaraksa, a prominent lawyer with political ambitions, was arrested in Songkhla. He is accused of raping a beautiful 26-year-old woman and leading her to… Read More ›

First-quarter GDP growth surprises analysts based on higher tourism and consumer spending growth

First-quarter GDP growth surprises analysts based on higher tourism and consumer spending growth

May 20, 2024

Economy, Living, Thailand:

Thailand’s top economic agency surprises analysts with higher-than-expected quarter-one GDP growth driven by a 24.8% rise in tourism and a 6.9% spike in consumer spending.… Read More ›

UK man saved by Thai girlfriend, onlookers and 7/11 staff after early hours stabbing in Phuket on Saturday

UK man saved by Thai girlfriend, onlookers and 7/11 staff after early hours stabbing in Phuket on Saturday

May 20, 2024

Crime, Living, Thailand:

Everyday heroes as stabbed UK tourist, in Phuket street fight, is saved by his Thai Girlfriend, local members of the public and 7/11 Staff. Charlie… Read More ›

PM Srettha Thavisin could be temporarily toppled from power on Thursday by the Constitutional Court

PM Srettha Thavisin could be temporarily toppled from power on Thursday by the Constitutional Court

May 19, 2024

Living, Politics, Thailand:

PM Srettha Thavisin faces temporarily being ousted. Thai Constitutional Court to decide on Thursday. Returning from his European trip, a petition from the caretaker Senate… Read More ›

UK mother takes her family to live in Thailand to escape her own country’s cost of living crisis

UK mother takes her family to live in Thailand to escape her own country’s cost of living crisis

May 19, 2024

Economy, Living, Politics, Thailand:

A UK mother flees the country’s roaring Cost of Living crisis. Jess from Cheshire relocated to Thailand with her partner and young daughter. The family… Read More ›

Thailand reverses course on 2023 submarine decision and will now proceed with a Chinese-made engine

Thailand reverses course on 2023 submarine decision and will now proceed with a Chinese-made engine

May 18, 2024

Politics, Thailand:

Thailand backs down on cancellation of the submarine contract, a cabinet decision made in 2023. Now, it agrees to proceed with the Chinese engine after… Read More ›

Finance Minister meets central bank boss as Fitch research house questions Thailand’s direction and tourism trade

Finance Minister meets central bank boss as Fitch research house questions Thailand’s direction and tourism trade

May 18, 2024

Economy, Living, Politics, Thailand:

Finance Minister Pichai Chunhavajira met with the Bank of Thailand’s chief amid weak economic growth and concerns from a Fitch research house about falling foreign… Read More ›

Latest UK family forced to turn to online charity to repatriate a deceased loved one home from Thailand

Latest UK family forced to turn to online charity to repatriate a deceased loved one home from Thailand

May 17, 2024

Living, Thailand:

Another UK family seeks GoFundMe support to repatriate the remains of Simon Brown, a popular Welsh man, from Thailand. Found unresponsive in a Thai hotel,… Read More ›

Another Bahrain sex trafficking tragedy as Thai woman’s remains are repatriated. Autopsy ordered

Another Bahrain sex trafficking tragedy as Thai woman’s remains are repatriated. Autopsy ordered

May 17, 2024

Crime, Thailand:

Another Bahrain sex trafficking tragedy as the body of a Thai woman found dead in Manama on April 18th is repatriated. The Paveena Foundation warns… Read More ›

Police dubious of answers emerging from arrested suspects in the murder of a South Korean tourist in Thailand

Police dubious of answers emerging from arrested suspects in the murder of a South Korean tourist in Thailand

May 16, 2024

Crime, Living, Thailand:

Royal Thai Police in Bangkok are actively pursuing the arrest of two suspects in the murder of South Korean tourist Roh Eui Jon. The victim… Read More ›

Health Minister intervenes to stem damage after confidence crisis sparked by 10-year-old rice sale

Health Minister intervenes to stem damage after confidence crisis sparked by 10-year-old rice sale

May 16, 2024

Economy, Living, Politics, Thailand:

Rice Crisis causes the Public Health Minister to intervene in the 10-year-old stockpile disposal controversy. Minister of Public Health Somsak Thepsutin steps in as 10-year-old… Read More ›

Tourism Minister sets Thailand a herculean ambition of securing the World Cup finals from 2038 onwards 

Tourism Minister sets Thailand a herculean ambition of securing the World Cup finals from 2038 onwards 

May 15, 2024

Economy, Living, Thailand:

Tourism Minister sets Thailand the goal of securing the World Cup finals from 2038. Incoming Minister Sermsak Pongpanich raises the possibility as Thailand hosts the… Read More ›

Rangsiman Rome MP pays tribute to ‘Bung’ who died on hunger strike. Called for freedom of expression

Rangsiman Rome MP pays tribute to ‘Bung’ who died on hunger strike. Called for freedom of expression

May 15, 2024

Living, Politics, Thailand:

Rangsiman Rome MP pays tribute to ‘Bung,’ a key member of the Talu Wang protest group, who died after over 108 days on hunger strike.… Read More ›

Two men arrested for the body in barrel murder of a South Korean tourist, final suspect at large in Burma

Two men arrested for the body in barrel murder of a South Korean tourist, final suspect at large in Burma

May 14, 2024

Crime, Living, Thailand:

Two suspects in the body-in-a-barrel murder caught. One still at large in Burma. Bangkok police confirm arrests of two suspects in the murder of South… Read More ›

Finance Ministry wants to rejig public debt figures by offloading 1997 financial crisis fund debt of ฿570 billion

Finance Ministry wants to rejig public debt figures by offloading 1997 financial crisis fund debt of ฿570 billion

May 14, 2024

Economy, Living, Politics, Thailand:

The Finance Ministry proposes a debt shift to boost the economy amid tensions with the central bank. Thailand’s Finance Ministry seeks to offload ฿570 billion… Read More ›

End Your Immigration hassles with the New Thailand Elite Visa

End Your Immigration hassles with the New Thailand Elite Visa

May 14, 2024

Economy, Living, PR News, Thailand:

If you’re eager to take your experience in Thailand to the next level and stay uninterrupted for 5 years or more, then the Thailand Elite… Read More ›

The hard science is in. Regular potent Cannabis use is a danger to mental health. Bad news for the pot shops

The hard science is in. Regular potent Cannabis use is a danger to mental health. Bad news for the pot shops

May 13, 2024

Culture, Foreigners, Living, More News from Thailand, Politics, Thailand:

Hard science backs a ban on liberal marijuana recreational use. Thailand’s runaway pot shop industry is on the ropes. The kingdom’s PM last week ordered… Read More ›