Thailand

UK man removed from Phuket condo after 16 week standoff and siege following his refusal to pay any rent

UK man removed from Phuket condo after 16 week standoff and siege following his refusal to pay any rent

May 6, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Living, Thai World, Thailand:

The skeletal UK man refused medical attention after a carefully planned police operation was successful in removing him on Friday last from the apartment he… Read More ›

Friday evening horror smash in southern Thailand wipes out family riding pillion on a motorbike

Friday evening horror smash in southern Thailand wipes out family riding pillion on a motorbike

May 6, 2019

Living, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

Thai police are actively searching for the driver of the car involved in the horrific accident. The driver walked away from a blue Honda Jazz… Read More ›

Plan pushed to reopen busy rail link from Thailand to Malaysia closed 41 years ago to boost trade connectivity

Plan pushed to reopen busy rail link from Thailand to Malaysia closed 41 years ago to boost trade connectivity

May 5, 2019

Economy, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

The Sungai Kolok to Tumpat rail link commenced in 1954  and connected Thailand’s Narathiwat province to the Malaysian state of Kelantan. It was closed in… Read More ›

UK man safe after being attacked by knife man as he arrived for agreed meeting with Thai girlfriend’s ex

UK man safe after being attacked by knife man as he arrived for agreed meeting with Thai girlfriend’s ex

May 5, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Thai World, Thailand:

Thai police at Wichit Police Station in Phuket are confident that they will find the attacker involved in a cold blooded knife attack on a… Read More ›

Thai woman on trial facing slavery charges in Australia for Thai women hired out as sex workers in Sydney

Thai woman on trial facing slavery charges in Australia for Thai women hired out as sex workers in Sydney

May 4, 2019

Crime, Media, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Evidence presented at the trial suggested that one of the Thai women who testified had been assisted by the Australian Federal Police to obtain a… Read More ›

Coronation of Rama X a new start for Thailand as King gives the country a new Queen in a surprise

Coronation of Rama X a new start for Thailand as King gives the country a new Queen in a surprise

May 3, 2019

Culture, Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

The new Thai king has already won praise since he came to the throne in 2018. This weekend will see him take on a new… Read More ›

Wild Boar soccer team become millionaires after signing deal with Netflix for Tham Luang story

Wild Boar soccer team become millionaires after signing deal with Netflix for Tham Luang story

May 2, 2019

Culture, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

One independent film production featuring the Wild Boars story already finished filming in Thailand in late December and is due for release in 2020. This… Read More ›

Thai murder suspect insists his Thai girlfriend played an insane game of Russian roulette

Thai murder suspect insists his Thai girlfriend played an insane game of Russian roulette

May 1, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Russian roulette killing is not the first such story within recent times in Thailand. Shocking crime or tragic incident, it can hardly be called an… Read More ›

French diplomat killed this week at a Bangkok BTS terminal was formerly a skilled investigative journalist

French diplomat killed this week at a Bangkok BTS terminal was formerly a skilled investigative journalist

April 30, 2019

Culture, Foreigners, Living, Thai World, Thailand:

The 2009 article written by French man Arnaud Dubus in Liberation, a French left of centre daily newspaper published in France investigated a submarine deal… Read More ›

Thai woman may have succumbed to a bite delivered by giant centipede as doctors perform an autopsy

Thai woman may have succumbed to a bite delivered by giant centipede as doctors perform an autopsy

April 30, 2019

Living, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

54 year old Thai woman was treated in hospital on Saturday and given an injection as well as medication. Complaining of severe pain and swelling,… Read More ›

American speedboat bandit freed as he apologises to Ko Phi Phi boat owner, all charges dropped

American speedboat bandit freed as he apologises to Ko Phi Phi boat owner, all charges dropped

April 29, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Thai World, Thailand:

Parker Wilson, the US backpacker who was accused of theft and criminal damage after he drove away a speedboat on Ko Phi Phi on Friday… Read More ›

Thailand’s PM commits to a global world vision as the country signs up to China’s belt and road

Thailand’s PM commits to a global world vision as the country signs up to China’s belt and road

April 28, 2019

Economy, Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

The speech by the Thai Prime Minister went further than just trade and suggested a greater convergence between all the countries involved on regulation, the… Read More ›

Debt means death as a crazed Thai man slaughters his loving wife and children in Bangkok in horror scene

Debt means death as a crazed Thai man slaughters his loving wife and children in Bangkok in horror scene

April 27, 2019

Crime, Economy, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

The top police boss in the Bangkok’s Metropolitan area has ordered that the investigation into the murder of a Thai wife and her two daughters… Read More ›

Decision clears the way for Prayut to form a new Thai government when the new parliament meets in June

Decision clears the way for Prayut to form a new Thai government when the new parliament meets in June

April 26, 2019

More News from Thailand, Personal, Politics, Thailand:

The Ombudsman has referred the calculation process for the party list MPs to the Constitutional Court as there were submissions that claimed that the formula… Read More ›

Police in Chiang Mai reported to be looking at new legal action against UK man freed on phone theft

Police in Chiang Mai reported to be looking at new legal action against UK man freed on phone theft

April 26, 2019

Crime, Thailand:

Reporting of the story of 29 year old Chris Dodd, who was arrested and jailed in Thailand on suspicion of the theft of a smartphone,… Read More ›

June predicted as a key moment for Thai economy and value of the Thai baht as it declines slightly

June predicted as a key moment for Thai economy and value of the Thai baht as it declines slightly

April 25, 2019

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

The confidence generated both at home and abroad by Thailand’s election on March 24th may be in danger of being lost as political uncertainty grows.… Read More ›

American who stole a speedboat on Koh Phi Phi Leh arrested at Suvarnabhumi on Krabi warrant

American who stole a speedboat on Koh Phi Phi Leh arrested at Suvarnabhumi on Krabi warrant

April 24, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

A 25 year old American became the latest foreigner to lose the run of himself in Thailand on Friday night last when he drove off… Read More ›

Thailand and Cambodia move closer together with new rail and flights to boost trade, business and tourism

Thailand and Cambodia move closer together with new rail and flights to boost trade, business and tourism

April 24, 2019

Economy, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

The new Air Asia flights from the airline’s growing domestic and international hub at Don Mueang Airport in Bangkok to Sihanoukville will take off four… Read More ›

Murder of a Thai woman in Portugal is troubling as police probe further and seek body parts taken by abettor

Murder of a Thai woman in Portugal is troubling as police probe further and seek body parts taken by abettor

April 23, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

The grisly discovery of a Thai woman’s head on a Portuguese beach on the Atlantic coast, far away from Thailand, on Thursday March 7th last,… Read More ›

Charges to be brought against American and Thai wife with arrest warrants sought soon for the pair

Charges to be brought against American and Thai wife with arrest warrants sought soon for the pair

April 22, 2019

Foreigners, Living, Thai World, Thailand:

The enthusiastic and pioneering  Chad Elwartowski’s actions between February and April 2019 have opened himself and his Thai partner up to prosecution by Thai authorities.… Read More ›