Thailand

Failure of Chinese company in Koh Samui puts spotlight on foreign owned companies. Local Thai nominee shareholders arrested

Failure of Chinese company in Koh Samui puts spotlight on foreign owned companies. Local Thai nominee shareholders arrested

September 5, 2018

Economy, Foreigners, Living, Thai World, Thailand:

Police investigation into tourist company owned by a Chinese woman using Thai nominees highlights the danger of the practice for everyone concerned A company that… Read More ›

New Party, new era in Thai politics about to commence with eyes on next year’s election

New Party, new era in Thai politics about to commence with eyes on next year’s election

September 3, 2018

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

New political parties and a political flux as Thailand’s new political landscape is in the making under the watchful eye of the junta Gender equality… Read More ›

A politically incorrect economic success: Thailand is home to some of the world’s richest people

A politically incorrect economic success: Thailand is home to some of the world’s richest people

August 30, 2018

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

Young Thai woman from Khlong Toei shows the way forward for the chronic poor in Bangkok’s slums. Don’t blame the rich, raise your sights Unknown… Read More ›

Miss Universe is coming back to Thailand, it’s good news, enjoy

Miss Universe is coming back to Thailand, it’s good news, enjoy

August 28, 2018

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

Miss Universe pageant has a special relationship with Thailand and although there will be controversy in the current world media climate, it will be a… Read More ›

A Thai woman driven to suicide by a Facebook photo

A Thai woman driven to suicide by a Facebook photo

August 26, 2018

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

Tragic story of a 22 year old wife, daughter and sister shows Facebook was a factor in her death when it was used as a… Read More ›

Bright economic outlook for Thailand but the debt nightmare for poorer Thai people must be tackled

Bright economic outlook for Thailand but the debt nightmare for poorer Thai people must be tackled

August 20, 2018

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

Thailand’s economy is make progress, consumer confidence is rising but inequality masks hardship among poorer Thais and rural communities Thailand has so far defied the… Read More ›

Thai teens are luring their peers into prostitution through social networks in a new internet trend

Thai teens are luring their peers into prostitution through social networks in a new internet trend

August 18, 2018

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

New trend will feed into debate on the internet in Thailand and it may well become a worldwide trend as Thailand has become an advanced… Read More ›

Thai beaches are relatively safe from shark attacks when compared with other coastal regions such as Florida

Thai beaches are relatively safe from shark attacks when compared with other coastal regions such as Florida

August 14, 2018

Foreigners, Living, Thai World, Thailand:

The figures are clear, shark populations in Thailand are actually in decline and they are mostly non-threatening species but high visitor numbers and aberrations have… Read More ›

More Nigerians busted by Thai police for targeting vulnerable Thai women seeking love online

More Nigerians busted by Thai police for targeting vulnerable Thai women seeking love online

August 12, 2018

Crime, Foreigners, Thai World, Thailand:

Facebook is the new target for online romance scams in Thailand by Nigerian fraudsters who are increasingly found to have been assisted by Thai women… Read More ›

Thailand steps up efforts to bring the Shinawatras to justice with moves against former prime ministers

Thailand steps up efforts to bring the Shinawatras to justice with moves against former prime ministers

August 10, 2018

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

Recent moves against the two former prime ministers are thought unlikely to be successful It is reported that Thai officials are sanguine about their efforts… Read More ›

Capital punishment is back in Thailand. Cold blooded murderers and drug traffickers are in a spot

Capital punishment is back in Thailand. Cold blooded murderers and drug traffickers are in a spot

August 8, 2018

Crime, Foreigners, Living, Media, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

Murder conviction and death-sentence upheld for Spanish national whose callous and cruel crime shocked Thailand in 2016 After a long absence, the death penalty has… Read More ›

Drink driving in Thailand can have the severest of consequences

Drink driving in Thailand can have the severest of consequences

August 4, 2018

Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Forget the tall tales of easygoing Thai police and backhanders – drink driving in Thailand is a big No, No for all foreigners as Thailand… Read More ›

Thai PM’s European trip underlined western acceptance of Thailand’s new order and a brighter future

Thai PM’s European trip underlined western acceptance of Thailand’s new order and a brighter future

July 31, 2018

Economy, More News from Thailand, Politics, Thailand:

Success of Thai PM’s trip to the UK and France drew ire of activist groups but it is now clear that we are living in… Read More ›

Spate of relationship murders between lovers prompts support for the death penalty in Thailand

Spate of relationship murders between lovers prompts support for the death penalty in Thailand

July 28, 2018

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Some of the crimes prompt concern over mental health issues while reveal a disturbing level of callousness as love turns sour between men and women… Read More ›

Gay and LGBT people in Thailand on the verge of same sex partnership era

Gay and LGBT people in Thailand on the verge of same sex partnership era

July 24, 2018

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

LGBT face discrimination and bias in Thailand but it has become Asia’s most progressive countries for gay rights despite a contradictory culture Thailand has long… Read More ›

Elections to be held in Thailand next year and stability is likely to be maintained

Elections to be held in Thailand next year and stability is likely to be maintained

July 22, 2018

Economy, Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

Thailand’s new constitution and political landscape has changed utterly since the last election in 2011 A General Election in Thailand will not be held until… Read More ›

State – owned media company in Thailand announces a shift towards digital media and online activity

State – owned media company in Thailand announces a shift towards digital media and online activity

July 19, 2018

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Innovative Thai state broadcaster moving into the digital age as TV ad revenue plummets as younger audiences move online One of Thailand leading media operators… Read More ›

German man who overstayed his visa by nine years arrested by Thai police

German man who overstayed his visa by nine years arrested by Thai police

July 14, 2018

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

British man found himself detained this year after recovering from a coma following an accident on his way to the airport to leave Thailand This… Read More ›

Australian man jailed for sexually abusing Thai children shows the depravity that authorities must tackle

Australian man jailed for sexually abusing Thai children shows the depravity that authorities must tackle

July 12, 2018

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Thailand has been a playground for sex perverts and paedophiles but all that is changing as Thai police work closely with foreign services using big… Read More ›

Foreigners in Thailand should find out more about Thailand 4.0 and be part of the change that is coming

Foreigners in Thailand should find out more about Thailand 4.0 and be part of the change that is coming

July 11, 2018

Culture, Economy, Foreigners, Living, Politics, Thailand:

Thailand 4.0 is no government PR gimmick or propaganda exercise – it is an honest plan that could transform Thailand The Thai government plans to… Read More ›