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Sex, drugs and alcohol as Chiang Rai party-goers arrested in the midst of the growing virus emergency

Sex, drugs and alcohol as Chiang Rai party-goers arrested in the midst of the growing virus emergency

March 29, 2020

Crime, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

CHIANG RAI: Police are investigating the source of nearly ฿237,000 found in cash at the scene and the large quantities of illegal drugs found. Police… Read More ›

Scramble to register online for state money as banks close over the weekend to defeat the virus

Scramble to register online for state money as banks close over the weekend to defeat the virus

March 28, 2020

Economy, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

BANGKOK: The Immigration Bureau opened new offices in Muang Thong Thani on the outskirts of Bangkok, this week, to cater to more foreigners seeking extensions… Read More ›

Still a chance to avoid a curfew or lockdown if the public stays at home over the coming 7 days to quell virus

Still a chance to avoid a curfew or lockdown if the public stays at home over the coming 7 days to quell virus

March 28, 2020

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

BANGKOK: The figures for infections are expected to skyrocket between now and April 15th even in the best-case scenario but the government is hoping to… Read More ›

Woman files false rape complaint against a local trader in Chonburi to get a free virus infection test

Woman files false rape complaint against a local trader in Chonburi to get a free virus infection test

March 26, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

CHONBURI: The 50-year-old woman withdrew the complaint immediately and admitted to officers that the accused man’s version of events was, in fact, the truth. She… Read More ›

Emergency centre led by the Prime Minister takes power on Thursday to fight the Covid 19 virus in Thailand

Emergency centre led by the Prime Minister takes power on Thursday to fight the Covid 19 virus in Thailand

March 25, 2020

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

BANGKOK: There will now only be one source of information and orders coming from the government beginning on Thursday. This will be through an Emergency… Read More ›

New Team Thailand to the rescue as ex-minister says infections can be controlled in weeks with public help

New Team Thailand to the rescue as ex-minister says infections can be controlled in weeks with public help

March 23, 2020

Economy, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

BANGKOK: New ‘Team Thailand’ revealed as leading lights in Thai medicine who met with the Minister of Public Health Anutin Charnvirakul on Saturday. It comes… Read More ›

Economist warns economy needs ‘blanket’ fiscal support and a ‘big problem’ if the virus effect persists 

Economist warns economy needs ‘blanket’ fiscal support and a ‘big problem’ if the virus effect persists 

March 22, 2020

Economy, Foreigners, Living, Thai World, Thailand:

BANGKOK: Bangkok Bank’s chief economist warned that ‘liquidity in the global market is like air’ as he highlighted that liquidity is tightening. He said governments,… Read More ›

New travel orders will make flying to Thailand very onerous for all passengers from Sunday onwards

New travel orders will make flying to Thailand very onerous for all passengers from Sunday onwards

March 19, 2020

Economy, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

BANGKOK: The number of infections since last week has been rising with daily records as Thai PM consulted on Thursday with leading medical experts. It… Read More ›

Bomb attack on Yala government offices in retaliation for casualties inflicted by Thai forces on the BRN 

Bomb attack on Yala government offices in retaliation for casualties inflicted by Thai forces on the BRN 

March 18, 2020

Crime, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

YALA: National Police Chief General Chakthip Chaijinda travelled to Yala in response to the bombings and urged police to speed up investigations and reaction times… Read More ›

Police investigate Ukrainian teacher’s death after a hit and run traffic incident in Sa Kaeo province

Police investigate Ukrainian teacher’s death after a hit and run traffic incident in Sa Kaeo province

March 17, 2020

Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Coworkers and friends gathered in a poignant scene as the young teacher’s body was removed on Sunday morning from hospital to the local police facility… Read More ›

Protests rumble on with raised stakes as the virus undermines fragile public confidence even further as fears grow

Protests rumble on with raised stakes as the virus undermines fragile public confidence even further as fears grow

March 16, 2020

Economy, Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

KHON KAEN: Students who turned up in large numbers at Khon Kaen University on Saturday evening heard leaders condemn the government for mishandling the coronavirus… Read More ›

Democrat Party to review government role after rumpus this week over face mask profiteering

Democrat Party to review government role after rumpus this week over face mask profiteering

March 14, 2020

Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

BANGKOK: Thailand’s Prime Minister has pointed to an intensive investigation and has promised that no one will be protected as the government seeks answers. He… Read More ›

Rival monkey kingdoms fought a pitched battle in the Thai city of Lopburi on Wednesday morning

Rival monkey kingdoms fought a pitched battle in the Thai city of Lopburi on Wednesday morning

March 13, 2020

Culture, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

LOPBURI: Locals seemed to understand the cause of the outbreak in the precincts of the city and even recognised the leaders or monarchs of both… Read More ›

Dead woman used a disconnected phone to harangue 191 police in Loei with over 50 calls a day for help

Dead woman used a disconnected phone to harangue 191 police in Loei with over 50 calls a day for help

March 8, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

LOEI: Police arrived at a local village after losing patience with the drunken woman ready to investigate her. They were not prepared to be ferociously… Read More ›

Songkran parties and celebrations are cancelled everywhere for 2020 because of the coronavirus outbreak

Songkran parties and celebrations are cancelled everywhere for 2020 because of the coronavirus outbreak

March 6, 2020

Culture, Economy, Foreigners, Living, Thai World, Thailand:

PATTAYA: On March 2nd, the Deputy Mayor of Pattaya led a merry band of volunteers armed with coconut oil spray and their own zeal to… Read More ›

Prayut to meet the people as former minister lashes out at the current government’s ‘multi crisis’ economy

Prayut to meet the people as former minister lashes out at the current government’s ‘multi crisis’ economy

March 5, 2020

Economy, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

BANGKOK: General Prayut has appointed a senior advisor and Puttipong Punnakanta, the Minister of Digital Economy and Society, to assist him in getting his message… Read More ›

Police arrest an armed husband in Ayutthaya on his way to deal violently with his wife’s illicit affair at work

Police arrest an armed husband in Ayutthaya on his way to deal violently with his wife’s illicit affair at work

March 4, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

AYUTTHAYA: The lucky interception by police in Ayutthaya of a married man on his way to avenge his honour may have saved lives. It came… Read More ›

Nightmare tale of 45-year-old Udon Thani man who killed his drunk wife last Saturday night with a wood plank

Nightmare tale of 45-year-old Udon Thani man who killed his drunk wife last Saturday night with a wood plank

March 3, 2020

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

It is a nightmare tale complete with a ghost. The headman of the community has told the media that he believes the spirit of the… Read More ›

American rescued by police and park officials at Phuket beach beauty spot after getting lost in beach side forest

American rescued by police and park officials at Phuket beach beauty spot after getting lost in beach side forest

March 3, 2020

Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

PHUKET: 48-year old David Mitchell refused an invitation to a local hospital after receiving first aid but thanked those who had rescued him from his… Read More ›

Investigation into the death of a 35-year-old man from the virus as foreign passengers detained

Investigation into the death of a 35-year-old man from the virus as foreign passengers detained

March 2, 2020

Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

BANGKOK: Both the PM Prayut Chan ocha and Minister of Public Health, Anutin Charnverakul, emphasised plans to integrate the response to the virus threat and… Read More ›