Thailand

Thailand’s Pandin Dharma Party says Buddhism is under threat as it campaigns against Muslim influence

Thailand’s Pandin Dharma Party says Buddhism is under threat as it campaigns against Muslim influence

March 8, 2019

Culture, More News from Thailand, Personal, Politics, Thailand:

The Thai General Election on March 24th will see over 80 political parties battling it out for 50 seats in the lower house in the… Read More ›

Thai man uses hammer to attack Italian riding motorbike with a broken leg and breaks his arm

Thai man uses hammer to attack Italian riding motorbike with a broken leg and breaks his arm

March 8, 2019

Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Road rage incident on Wednesday night in the Muang area of Chonburi province saw the Italian taken to hospital by an emergency rescue unit in… Read More ›

Thai Raksa Chart Party disbanded by the Thai Constitutional Court in Bangkok after Princess PM move

Thai Raksa Chart Party disbanded by the Thai Constitutional Court in Bangkok after Princess PM move

March 7, 2019

Culture, More News from Thailand, Personal, Politics, Thailand:

Thai Constitutional Court disbands political party that stunned Thailand on February 8th last when it nominated Thai Princess Ubolratana, the older sister of the Thai… Read More ›

Teacher and friends sent to jail by a Thai court for telling lies over a 2005 car crash and subsequent conviction

Teacher and friends sent to jail by a Thai court for telling lies over a 2005 car crash and subsequent conviction

March 6, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Appeal to exonerate her name ends in disaster for a former Thai teacher, 57 year old Jomsap Saenmuangkhot, as she jailed for 8 years as a… Read More ›

Thai police captain helps woman lose spirit that was damaging her health in call out video that went viral

Thai police captain helps woman lose spirit that was damaging her health in call out video that went viral

March 5, 2019

Culture, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

A viral video shows just how real spirits and ghosts can become for Thai people. The adept way the senior Thai police officer handled the… Read More ›

Thai man offers ฿10 million and thriving business to man who wins his daughter’s hand in marriage

Thai man offers ฿10 million and thriving business to man who wins his daughter’s hand in marriage

March 5, 2019

Culture, Foreigners, Thai World, Thailand:

Successful business man in Thailand’s southern Chumphon province is determined to see his daughter find love with the right man. This week, he took bold… Read More ›

Kiwi who created a $50 million ‘legal high’ drugs empire in New Zealand dies in Thai prison after visa arrest

Kiwi who created a $50 million ‘legal high’ drugs empire in New Zealand dies in Thai prison after visa arrest

March 4, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Thai World, Thailand:

Sad end for a Kiwi who was trail blazer in the world of synthetic drugs or ‘legal highs’ nearly a decade ago in New Zealand.… Read More ›

Snake home invasions double in Thailand within the last 4 years with injuries and deaths reported

Snake home invasions double in Thailand within the last 4 years with injuries and deaths reported

March 3, 2019

Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Many TV reports and coverage of snakes in Thailand seem to highlight the importance of returning the creatures to the wild and encourage users not… Read More ›

Thailand passes new cyber security law allowing authorities more power to fight cyber crime and threats

Thailand passes new cyber security law allowing authorities more power to fight cyber crime and threats

March 2, 2019

Economy, Living, Politics, Thailand:

The new law has been defended by some law makers and officials as essential to security but it does widen the powers of the government.… Read More ›

Thai man arrested for blackmail scheme targeting Thai women whom he paid to send him sex clips

Thai man arrested for blackmail scheme targeting Thai women whom he paid to send him sex clips

March 2, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Evil Thai man terrorised up to 200 Thai women with his blackmail scheme after he paid them cash  to send him sexually explicit video clips… Read More ›

Italian couple die in Chumphon in another horrific motorcycle accident on Thailand’s deadly roads

Italian couple die in Chumphon in another horrific motorcycle accident on Thailand’s deadly roads

March 1, 2019

Foreigners, Living, Thai World, Thailand:

There is conflicting evidence as to what happened on the Pak Nam road in Chumphon province at 4.3o pm yesterday but what is not in… Read More ›

Older foreigners arrested in Thailand this week one an international pimp and a German man who killed his wife

Older foreigners arrested in Thailand this week one an international pimp and a German man who killed his wife

February 28, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Two elderly foreigners arrested in Thailand this week. Two strange cases. A Dutch man with a five year visa over stay and ฿22 million in… Read More ›

Internet tax waits as Thai government reveals a buoyant yield – many taxpayers receive a refund

Internet tax waits as Thai government reveals a buoyant yield – many taxpayers receive a refund

February 28, 2019

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

The fast take up in the rate of online income tax returns in Thailand augurs well for an emerging digital economy. The Thai Revenue Department… Read More ›

UK beauty spot may have disguised the grim murder of a Thai bride from Udon Thani for over a decade

UK beauty spot may have disguised the grim murder of a Thai bride from Udon Thani for over a decade

February 27, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Thai World, Thailand:

In September 2004 a mystery emerged on the hills above a small, remote village in Yorkshire when the body of what police then believed to… Read More ›

Supernatural lover taken into custody by Thai police in Chachoengsao after luring two Thai girls for sex

Supernatural lover taken into custody by Thai police in Chachoengsao after luring two Thai girls for sex

February 26, 2019

Crime, Culture, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

When a Thai mother reported that her daughter, an 18 year Thai girl, had run off with a fortune teller last Friday to Thai police… Read More ›

Student loses his life in Bangkok for sitting at the back of the bus as 17 year old stabs him to death

Student loses his life in Bangkok for sitting at the back of the bus as 17 year old stabs him to death

February 26, 2019

Crime, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

An 18 year old student lost his life on Sunday when he was viciously stabbed 10 times on the Bangkok 180 Bus. Based on the… Read More ›

New Thai cannabis law but recreational use is still illegal. Tricky transition period for medical users

New Thai cannabis law but recreational use is still illegal. Tricky transition period for medical users

February 25, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Thai World, Thailand:

The media coverage of the new Thai law on the medical use of cannabis may be misleading for some foreigners in Thailand as well as… Read More ›

Thai boy from Nakhon Ratchasima aiming for Gold in shooting World Cup tournament in India this week

Thai boy from Nakhon Ratchasima aiming for Gold in shooting World Cup tournament in India this week

February 24, 2019

Living, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

A Thai boy from Nakhon Ratchasima province is aiming and shooting for gold this week when he competes in the shooting World Cup being held… Read More ›

40 year old Thai billionaire and emerging election winner may face prosecution for Facebook post

40 year old Thai billionaire and emerging election winner may face prosecution for Facebook post

February 24, 2019

Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

The Future Forward Party and its radical leader could emerge after the March 24th election as a new voice in Thai politics and one of… Read More ›

Thailand is about to change as more people spend money online and we move to a virtual reality 5G world

Thailand is about to change as more people spend money online and we move to a virtual reality 5G world

February 23, 2019

Economy, Media, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

In the last two or three years, Thailand has begun to see an astonishing shift to online business and shopping platforms. This follows a decade… Read More ›