Thailand

Climate change in Thailand – Thai farmers believe it is real but the impact is unclear as yields are steady

Climate change in Thailand – Thai farmers believe it is real but the impact is unclear as yields are steady

December 11, 2018

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

Thailand’s is one of the very few significant economies to keep its obligations under the Paris Accord so far. It has new and exciting plans… Read More ›

UK doctor and Canadian face ultimate price for smuggling  ฿2.5 billion cannabis oil out of Thailand

UK doctor and Canadian face ultimate price for smuggling  ฿2.5 billion cannabis oil out of Thailand

December 9, 2018

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

The raids in Bangkok this week have put four people including tow foreigners in serious legal jeopardy. They are, essentially, industrial scale drug smugglers for… Read More ›

Thailand must tackle inequality but must not blindly follow the failed economic agenda of world bodies

Thailand must tackle inequality but must not blindly follow the failed economic agenda of world bodies

December 8, 2018

Economy, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Thailand was, questionably, labelled by a Swiss bank as top of World’s economic inequality charts this week – it does not reflect the real story,… Read More ›

Police to re-arrest Australian death row inmate after he is released under court order at Bangkwang prison

Police to re-arrest Australian death row inmate after he is released under court order at Bangkwang prison

December 7, 2018

Crime, Foreigners, Thai World, Thailand:

Release of Australian death row convict with an appeal pending and his re-arrest at Bangkwang Prison seems to be part of the ongoing investigation by… Read More ›

Thailand this year is battling another deadly threat – rabies. For now its is under control but it requires action

Thailand this year is battling another deadly threat – rabies. For now its is under control but it requires action

December 7, 2018

Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Spike in deaths from rabies in Thailand this year at the beginning of the year prompted a massive response from Thai authorities which has seen… Read More ›

Indians and Thai women arrested in Bangkok sham marriages scam linked to illegal money lending

Indians and Thai women arrested in Bangkok sham marriages scam linked to illegal money lending

December 6, 2018

Crime, Culture, Economy, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Thailand has become a prime target for Indian seeking to make their fortunes as illegal money lenders in the country. Personal debt and illegal loans… Read More ›

Bar girl provokes bar fight after Chinese man refuses her attentions in Pattaya – fines and charges ordered

Bar girl provokes bar fight after Chinese man refuses her attentions in Pattaya – fines and charges ordered

December 6, 2018

Crime, Foreigners, Thai World, Thailand:

Fracas between Chinese visitors and staff at a bar on Pattaya’s walking street leads to intervention by Thai police. It comes at a time when… Read More ›

Prayut takes a step closer to leading Thailand’s next democratically elected government

Prayut takes a step closer to leading Thailand’s next democratically elected government

December 5, 2018

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

The current Prime Minister is well positioned to become the next government leader and should receive the support of Thailand Upper House when the new… Read More ›

New yaba production recipe behind drug shipments across Thailand as the kingdom fights a lethal war

New yaba production recipe behind drug shipments across Thailand as the kingdom fights a lethal war

December 5, 2018

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

Increased drug smuggling and the emergence of new drug types have complicated anti-drug efforts in Thailand Thailand’s war with the biggest drug barons in the… Read More ›

Facebook pushes Thailand’s emerging gaming industry now being backed by government and industry

Facebook pushes Thailand’s emerging gaming industry now being backed by government and industry

December 3, 2018

Culture, Living, Media, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

Gaming is increasingly seen as a valuable area of activity for Thailand’s emerging new technologically advanced society and is being championed by those with influence… Read More ›

Thai businessman named as a legend by Britain’s Prince William in Leicester recalling City’s triumph

Thai businessman named as a legend by Britain’s Prince William in Leicester recalling City’s triumph

November 30, 2018

Media, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

British royals come to comfort Vichai’s family and Leicester fans one month after his death but the legend of Leicester City’s feat and the links… Read More ›

Thailand to outlaw cigarettes in prison as it sends trainers to prison to assist inmates to cope

Thailand to outlaw cigarettes in prison as it sends trainers to prison to assist inmates to cope

November 28, 2018

Crime, Thailand:

New regulations will bring prison into line with other Thai public spaces including beaches where the cigarette has been banned Thailand is about to introduce… Read More ›

Canadian in hot water after arrest in Bangkok on fraud charges relating to his defunct 2013 company

Canadian in hot water after arrest in Bangkok on fraud charges relating to his defunct 2013 company

November 26, 2018

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

Canadian arrested in Thailand for fraud over overseas job offers cold face additional charges as Thai police look deeper into his jobs for cash employment… Read More ›

Expanding in the Thai Market, Audi seeks new dealer in North Thailand for the premium brand

Expanding in the Thai Market, Audi seeks new dealer in North Thailand for the premium brand

November 23, 2018

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

Audi seeks new dealer in Thailand’s north as the brands expands in Thailand Audi in Thailand has announced plans to expand its operations. The move… Read More ›

World Bank report warns Thailand of huge potential economic loss caused by road carnage

World Bank report warns Thailand of huge potential economic loss caused by road carnage

November 21, 2018

Culture, Economy, Living, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

Thailand risks the loss of up to 22% of future GDP if it fails to tackle road safety and carnage on Thai roads with new… Read More ›

Blitz on foreigners acting outside the Thailand’s immigration laws nets many ‘bad guys’

Blitz on foreigners acting outside the Thailand’s immigration laws nets many ‘bad guys’

November 20, 2018

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

A small number of western foreigners were found in a recent survey to be earning less than ฿25,000, a lower Thai salary – the dangers… Read More ›

Thailand uses big data to power the government and foster public confidence as well as ownership

Thailand uses big data to power the government and foster public confidence as well as ownership

November 16, 2018

Economy, Living, Media, Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

Thailand is quietly working on a revolution in both the operations or business and government. A country unhindered by PC thinking and supranational powers, it… Read More ›

Pheu Thai chairperson laments lack of time to prepare policies but does not wish the election postponed

Pheu Thai chairperson laments lack of time to prepare policies but does not wish the election postponed

November 14, 2018

More News from Thailand, Personal, Politics, Thailand:

New leader and Chairman in Pheu Thai as the party gears up for the election in the face of desertion for new parties and the… Read More ›

Thai government acts to deal with a coconut crisis as price of the crop has plunged sharply

Thai government acts to deal with a coconut crisis as price of the crop has plunged sharply

November 12, 2018

Culture, Economy, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Thai officials concerned as import figures from other Asean countries registered a decline yet prices of the essential crop dropped sharply What authorities in Thailand… Read More ›

Thai conman arrested for selling fake visas to unsuspecting foreigners as farang is jailed

Thai conman arrested for selling fake visas to unsuspecting foreigners as farang is jailed

November 9, 2018

Crime, Foreigners, Living, Thai World, Thailand:

Arrest of fake visa lawyer reveals a growing and dangerous world of visa fraud which can land legitimate foreigners in Thailand in hot water –… Read More ›