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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

Foreigners, Living, More News from Thailand, 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, Personal, Thai World, 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

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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, Personal, Politics, Thai World, 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, Foreigners, Living, More News from Thailand, 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

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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

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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, Personal, Politics, Thai World, 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 ›

South Korean tourist taken from Bangkok nightlife centre, tortured, murdered and buried in a bin

South Korean tourist taken from Bangkok nightlife centre, tortured, murdered and buried in a bin

May 13, 2024

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South Korean tourist tortured and murdered after being taken from a Bangkok nightlife centre. Red notice international arrest alerts have been issued for three suspects.… Read More ›

European Union pact to be unveiled this year including visa-free access for Thai passport holders on the continent

European Union pact to be unveiled this year including visa-free access for Thai passport holders on the continent

May 12, 2024

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

European Union trade and cooperation pact with Thailand to be finalised this year. It will include visa-free access for Thai passport holders. Prime Minister Srettha… Read More ›

Death of loyal Doncaster Rovers fan in Thailand leaves UK family in turmoil seeking the return of his remains

Death of loyal Doncaster Rovers fan in Thailand leaves UK family in turmoil seeking the return of his remains

May 12, 2024

Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

UK family struggles to bring home a beloved father from Thailand. A devoted Doncaster Rovers fan’s tragic death in Thailand sparks a fundraising effort to… Read More ›

Bizarre claims by a tired man rescued from within the sewer system dismissed outright by Bangkok police

Bizarre claims by a tired man rescued from within the sewer system dismissed outright by Bangkok police

May 11, 2024

Crime, Foreigners, Living, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Tall sewer escape tale dismissed by Bangkok police on Saturday. Man’s delusionary story came after a dramatic rescue in the capital. Police, while sceptical of… Read More ›

Wissanu Krea-ngam, the legal maestro of the Prayut era appointed Chairman of the Bangkok Post listed company

Wissanu Krea-ngam, the legal maestro of the Prayut era appointed Chairman of the Bangkok Post listed company

May 11, 2024

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Legal guru Wissanu Krea-ngam takes the helm at Bangkok Post. Ex deputy prime minister, known for guiding General Prayut Chan Ocha’s governments through legal complexities,… Read More ›

Anutin accepts the PM’s line on Pot. He now calls for foreigners operating weed shops to be arrested by police

Anutin accepts the PM’s line on Pot. He now calls for foreigners operating weed shops to be arrested by police

May 10, 2024

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Anutin accepts Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin’s Pot stance. However, in the meantime, he has called for foreign weed shop operators to be arrested. The government’s… Read More ›

Thaksin could play a positive role in resolving the civil war in Burma as the dynamic has already shifted

Thaksin could play a positive role in resolving the civil war in Burma as the dynamic has already shifted

May 10, 2024

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Thaksin lined up to mediate peace in Burma. Ex-Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra emerged as a key broker in possible peace talks amidst the escalating… Read More ›

Naval patrol boat dispatched at the height of another industrial disaster this time again in Rayong province

Naval patrol boat dispatched at the height of another industrial disaster this time again in Rayong province

May 9, 2024

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Naval patrol dispatched amidst another Rayong industrial disaster on Thursday. The PM established a war room to coordinate the response. The Royal Thai Navy aided… Read More ›

French woman’s company assets could be seized by the Ministry of the Interior if proxies were used as shareholders

French woman’s company assets could be seized by the Ministry of the Interior if proxies were used as shareholders

May 9, 2024

Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

French woman Catherine DeLacote’s firm faces asset seizure if found to have used proxy shareholders. Ko Samui officials probe the inheritance saga after a blaze… Read More ›

Cannabis shops to be closed by April 1st 2025 under firm order given by PM to again schedule the drug

Cannabis shops to be closed by April 1st 2025 under firm order given by PM to again schedule the drug

May 8, 2024

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

PM’s tough stance is made clear to ministers. Cannabis shops to be shut by April 1st, 2025. Srettha Thavisin aims to reclassify cannabis as a… Read More ›