Thailand

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 ›

Prime Minister welcomes news that Thai economy is the world’s happiest in Bloomberg index for a second year

Prime Minister welcomes news that Thai economy is the world’s happiest in Bloomberg index for a second year

April 21, 2019

Culture, Economy, Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

The Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan ocha has welcomed this week’s Bloomberg Misery Index which lists Thailand as the least miserable country in the world… Read More ›

Thailand’s top economic officials warn politicians that a stable government and leadership is needed

Thailand’s top economic officials warn politicians that a stable government and leadership is needed

April 21, 2019

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

Right now Thailand’s economy is being held hostage by events on the international stage increasingly driven by a hawkish tone since the advent of Trump… Read More ›

Aussie attacked by a Thai man in an idyllic seaside village defending a Thai woman keeping her T Shirt on

Aussie attacked by a Thai man in an idyllic seaside village defending a Thai woman keeping her T Shirt on

April 20, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

A senseless attack could easily have taken the life of a 44 year old Australian man on Friday morning when he was attacked over a… Read More ›

‘Big Joke’ replaced by ‘Big Oud’ as Deputy PM says ‘case closed’ on departure from his previous role

‘Big Joke’ replaced by ‘Big Oud’ as Deputy PM says ‘case closed’ on departure from his previous role

April 19, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

The removal of Thailand’s most well known and loved policeman known as ‘Big Joke’ from his role as boss of Thailand’s huge immigration bureau is… Read More ›

Irish man left UK woman asleep on the ground in Ko Phi Phi where she was later sexually assaulted

Irish man left UK woman asleep on the ground in Ko Phi Phi where she was later sexually assaulted

April 19, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Thai World, Thailand:

23 year old Thai man came upon the drunken 21 year old UK woman at 3 am sleeping on the ground. Using a cutting knife,… Read More ›

American has visa revoked and declared a threat to national security as love couple flee Thai police

American has visa revoked and declared a threat to national security as love couple flee Thai police

April 17, 2019

Culture, Foreigners, Media, Thai World, Thailand:

American and his Thai wife are reported to be in hiding as Thai police and authorities seek them as part of a probe into their… Read More ›

UK man who killed his Thai wife died 4 months later either through accident or suicide in prison

UK man who killed his Thai wife died 4 months later either through accident or suicide in prison

April 16, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Thai World, Thailand:

51 year old UK man followed his wife Kanda after she stumbled from he residence they were dining in after beating and kicking her repeatedly.… Read More ›

Two Thai women with foreign husbands involved in violent incidents that saw men hospitalised

Two Thai women with foreign husbands involved in violent incidents that saw men hospitalised

April 16, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Thai World, Thailand:

In both cases, Thai police are waiting to talk to the husbands of the Thai women before deciding on further legal action. Both men are… Read More ›

Thai Property market looks less rosy this year with lending curbs although high end market remains strong

Thai Property market looks less rosy this year with lending curbs although high end market remains strong

April 15, 2019

Economy, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

New lending restrictions imposed by the Bank of Thailand on April 1st are a key point of concern for the executives at many listed Thai… Read More ›

American and Thai wife seeking to create new community and ‘governance’ in the sea off Phuket

American and Thai wife seeking to create new community and ‘governance’ in the sea off Phuket

April 14, 2019

Foreigners, Living, Thai World, Thailand:

A visionary American and his Thai wife celebrate a new departure, the beginnings, they believe, of a new community and mode of living off the… Read More ›

Court throws out murder charges against drunk driver involved in death of senior police officer

Court throws out murder charges against drunk driver involved in death of senior police officer

April 13, 2019

Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Thai police now focus their investigation on the lesser charges of drunk or reckless driving causing death, injury or property damage. Court later granted bail… Read More ›

Boss of a successful Thai firm faces murder charge and death penalty after horror drink driving crash

Boss of a successful Thai firm faces murder charge and death penalty after horror drink driving crash

April 12, 2019

Culture, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

A Deputy National Police Chief on Friday referenced the death penalty after interviewing a Thai business man who denies murder charges after killing a husband and wife… Read More ›

Police warn about obscene Songkran footage and videos. Murder charges for deadly holiday drunk drivers

Police warn about obscene Songkran footage and videos. Murder charges for deadly holiday drunk drivers

April 11, 2019

Culture, Living, Media, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Strong warning from the Crime Technology Suppression division of the Royal Thai Police reminds holiday revelers of the serious penalties for uploading photos or videos… Read More ›