Thailand

Thaksin and Yingluck strike out into the exciting new world of DNA health technology in LA with new product 

Thaksin and Yingluck strike out into the exciting new world of DNA health technology in LA with new product 

January 10, 2020

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

The ex-premiers are co-founders of the UK firm with Professor Chris Toumazon and Dr Maria Karvela. DNA nudge is currently based in Covent Garden in… Read More ›

Australian man facing jail time in Thailand after stealing a drone at a high-end Phuket shopping mall

Australian man facing jail time in Thailand after stealing a drone at a high-end Phuket shopping mall

January 10, 2020

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Police also suspect the Aussie to be responsible for the theft of a further ฿100,000 in designer handbags and sunglasses found at his rented home… Read More ›

2-year-old shot dead by gold robber Thursday night as 3 die, 4 injured in mass shooting with silencer gun

2-year-old shot dead by gold robber Thursday night as 3 die, 4 injured in mass shooting with silencer gun

January 10, 2020

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

UPDATED: The two staff members including a young Thai woman died at the scene while the young child, a little boy, was removed to hospital… Read More ›

Battle against the bully baht to save the Thai economy from further economic slowdown in 2020

Battle against the bully baht to save the Thai economy from further economic slowdown in 2020

January 9, 2020

Economy, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

The Deputy Secretary-General at the Office of the Prime Minister Kobsak Pootrakool this week highlighted the ‘worrying’ situation that the Thai economy finds itself in… Read More ›

Drug boom with ya ice for sale on Twitter and 24 year old drugs kingpin nabbed with ฿800 million in the bank

Drug boom with ya ice for sale on Twitter and 24 year old drugs kingpin nabbed with ฿800 million in the bank

January 8, 2020

Crime, Foreigners, Personal, Thailand:

2020 sees the roaring twenties of the Thai drug industry: Police did not know of drug kingpin 24-year-old ‘Jimmy’ Wongpan before September last year but… Read More ›

Trump to address Americans after Iranian attack on air force base housing US troops last night

Trump to address Americans after Iranian attack on air force base housing US troops last night

January 8, 2020

Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Politics, Thailand:

In Thailand, the prospect of a conflict between the United States and Iran has raised alarm as the kingdom already has nationals working in the… Read More ›

Police top brass leading a thorough investigation into gun attack on former top cop Big Joke’s car 

Police top brass leading a thorough investigation into gun attack on former top cop Big Joke’s car 

January 7, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Deputy PM Prawit Wongsuwan is awaiting a police report on the incident before forming an opinion on what happened. The former boss of the immigration… Read More ›

Bizarre and macabre tragedy in Udon Thani as deranged man murders his wife and daughters over college debt

Bizarre and macabre tragedy in Udon Thani as deranged man murders his wife and daughters over college debt

January 7, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

The long letter left for police written with attractive penmanship but showing signs of anxiety and the appalling actions of the man suggest that financial… Read More ›

Thai prison nightmare helped American copywriter Jesse Moskel put his life on a firm path

Thai prison nightmare helped American copywriter Jesse Moskel put his life on a firm path

January 6, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

An American, a convicted drug trafficker, traces his redemption and good fortune to a decision one day to be the happiest person in the prison.… Read More ›

Russian couple arrested, charged and fined for having sex in public on a Pattaya beach shown on video clip

Russian couple arrested, charged and fined for having sex in public on a Pattaya beach shown on video clip

January 6, 2020

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Up to 5 officers were involved in the investigation and arrest of the pair who abjectly apologised at a press conference on Saturday evening in… Read More ›

Polls show the public becoming more polarised as Deputy PM assures public there is nothing to worry about

Polls show the public becoming more polarised as Deputy PM assures public there is nothing to worry about

January 5, 2020

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

Super Poll’s Noppadol Kannikar while commenting on the latest disturbing findings has criticised the coalition government’s messaging which he concludes is being outdone by Future… Read More ›

UK tourist just arrived in Pattaya for 2020 arrested for at least two thefts in five days by police on his trail

UK tourist just arrived in Pattaya for 2020 arrested for at least two thefts in five days by police on his trail

January 4, 2020

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

UK man Ben Frost’s 5 days stay in the popular resort city sees him already behind bars at Pattaya Police Station facing two charges. A… Read More ›

Thai man guns down love rival and flees the scene leaving ex-girlfriend behind as a witness to murder

Thai man guns down love rival and flees the scene leaving ex-girlfriend behind as a witness to murder

January 4, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Thailand has one of the highest incidences of gun murder in the world with millions of guns in circulation and many jealous hearts ready to… Read More ›

Crazy Finn arrested on his way to Vietnam after causing panic at Suvarnabhumi on Wednesday

Crazy Finn arrested on his way to Vietnam after causing panic at Suvarnabhumi on Wednesday

January 3, 2020

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

The arrested man has been named as 63-year-old Jyrki Uhanivrmo after airport police quickly identified his mobile phone from records and waited to arrest him… Read More ›

Thai Justice Minister promises to push legal measure for the castration of rapists with public support

Thai Justice Minister promises to push legal measure for the castration of rapists with public support

January 3, 2020

Crime, Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

Officials at the Justice Ministry are urgently reviewing the detention of up to 100 highly dangerous inmates being held in Thailand’s overcrowded prisons who may… Read More ›

Army chief’s comments show that a showdown with the Future Forward Party is coming sometime in 2020

Army chief’s comments show that a showdown with the Future Forward Party is coming sometime in 2020

January 2, 2020

Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Politics, Thailand:

On Thursday, General Apirat Kongsompong put all military units on a heightened state of alert and vowed that he would not let anyone ‘burn the… Read More ›

Thai King and Queen extend New Year’s wishes to the Thai people for a happy 2020 through the media

Thai King and Queen extend New Year’s wishes to the Thai people for a happy 2020 through the media

January 2, 2020

Culture, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

This year the King and Queen also released a New Year’s greeting card to the Thai people for 2020 following a ceremony at the Dusit… Read More ›

Appalling New Year’s start in Pattaya as a just engaged UK man’s life ends in a split second fireworks explosion

Appalling New Year’s start in Pattaya as a just engaged UK man’s life ends in a split second fireworks explosion

January 1, 2020

Culture, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Police removed the large fireworks container from the scene near where the body of Gary McLaren was found by Pattaya police officers responding to the… Read More ›

35-year-old husband lashes out with a knife after finding his wife in bed with another man on New Year’s Eve

35-year-old husband lashes out with a knife after finding his wife in bed with another man on New Year’s Eve

January 1, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Police arrested the husband, hours later, at a filling station in Narathiwat province and have charged him with attempted murder after his wife and her… Read More ›

Economy continues to spiral downwards as the baht breaks the ฿30 barrier in the other direction

Economy continues to spiral downwards as the baht breaks the ฿30 barrier in the other direction

December 31, 2019

Economy, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

The malaise in Thailand’s export and manufacturing sector is beginning to feed more and more into employment levels with a series of factory closures before… Read More ›