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Driving in Thailand really is dangerous – Don’t do it

Driving in Thailand really is dangerous – Don’t do it

May 27, 2018

Foreigners, Living, More News from Thailand, Thai World, Thailand:

Thailand’s roads are the most dangerous in the world. It’s not just a statistic but a very real human tragedy. For foreigners visiting Thailand and… Read More ›

UK man’s idyllic life in Thailand turns to nightmare in one fit of passion

UK man’s idyllic life in Thailand turns to nightmare in one fit of passion

May 24, 2018

Crime, Foreigners, Living, Media, More News from Thailand, Thai World, Thailand:

One commentator blames toxic online commentary on Thai women marrying foreigners for an apalling tragedy that unfolded in Ubon Ratchathani Living a life of luxury… Read More ›

Thailand eyes up the sex trade with ongoing raids and a new drive against human trafficking

Thailand eyes up the sex trade with ongoing raids and a new drive against human trafficking

May 20, 2018

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thai World, Thailand:

Prostitution has always been illegal in Thailand while legal in many western countries Thailand is in the midst of crackdown on the sex industry. The… Read More ›

Thailand offered to host the Trump Kim summit in Bangkok and was on some shortlists

Thailand offered to host the Trump Kim summit in Bangkok and was on some shortlists

May 15, 2018

Media, More News from Thailand, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

Summit between Trump and Kim was mooted for Bangkok The meeting between Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump takes place in Singapore on… Read More ›

Fake goods and counterfeit brands in Thailand not yet a thing of the past but maybe soon

Fake goods and counterfeit brands in Thailand not yet a thing of the past but maybe soon

May 13, 2018

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

Thailand is suppressing  fake and counterfeit goods but intellectual property infringement remains 2017 raids on Bangkok’s gigantic shopping centres which for decades were a mecca… Read More ›

Love Destiny may be the way forward for Thailand

Love Destiny may be the way forward for Thailand

May 10, 2018

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

Thailand may have found a new formula for harmony and love The Thai Ministry of Defence has launched a new mascot to promote unity in… Read More ›

Thai woman masterminded a sex ring that sparked the biggest police raid in German history

Thai woman masterminded a sex ring that sparked the biggest police raid in German history

May 7, 2018

Crime, Foreigners, Media, More News from Thailand, Thai World:

Raid in Germany raises questions about the plight of Thai women in Germany and the exploitation of transsexuals in Thailand The raid by German police… Read More ›

Fake Thai slimming product revealed as just milk powder as Thai police investigate

Fake Thai slimming product revealed as just milk powder as Thai police investigate

April 29, 2018

Crime, Economy, Living, Media, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thai World:

Beauty serum was a soybean byproduct that produced a rash as Thailand reels from ambitious scam involving nearly 60 TV, film and internet stars The… Read More ›

Violent elephants a part of life in Thailand as Zoo elephant kills trainer in Chiang Mai

Violent elephants a part of life in Thailand as Zoo elephant kills trainer in Chiang Mai

December 6, 2017

Culture, Living, Media, More News from Thailand, Thai World:

The elephant is the most revered animal in Thailand. It is also a symbol of prestige and good fortune intertwined in Thailand’s history for hundreds… Read More ›

Bizarre story of UK man who threw himself off hotel balcony in fraud attempt

Bizarre story of UK man who threw himself off hotel balcony in fraud attempt

November 16, 2017

Crime, Foreigners, Living, Media, More News from Thailand, Thai World, Thailand:

A bizarre and shameful incident in Phuket last week may cause Thai police and authorities to be a little more suspicious of foreigners in peril… Read More ›

Tragic killings in Thailand this week

Tragic killings in Thailand this week

November 9, 2017

Crime, Foreigners, Living, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

A young Thai woman, rejected by her Korean lover and despair, tossed her newborn baby from the 17th floor of a high rise apartment building… Read More ›

Thailand is safe for foreigners who take responsibility as dangers lurk in paradise

Thailand is safe for foreigners who take responsibility as dangers lurk in paradise

October 14, 2017

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

This week Thailand’s Tourism minister told the Thai Public Broadcasting service that she was confident that tourists, who continue to visit Thailand in ever increasing… Read More ›

Noble spirit of Thailand’s elderly helps country deal with demographic problem

Noble spirit of Thailand’s elderly helps country deal with demographic problem

June 12, 2017

Economy, Living, Thai World, Thailand:

Thailand’s working age population is set to peak next year with the percentage of the population over 65 more than doubling between now and 2030.… Read More ›

Heroes with a mission: Foreigners rescue young Thai girls from Thailand’s vice dens

Heroes with a mission: Foreigners rescue young Thai girls from Thailand’s vice dens

June 7, 2017

Crime, Foreigners, Living, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Unfairly as transpires, Thailand has a worldwide reputation for prostitution. Among the increasing numbers of visitors to Thailand, thousands on a daily basis come to… Read More ›

European expats moving to Thailand question UN yardsticks for quality of life

European expats moving to Thailand question UN yardsticks for quality of life

June 5, 2017

Economy, Foreigners, Living, Thai World, Thailand:

Thailand is rising in UN tables showing greater levels of happiness and economic development. Despite this some foreigners living in Thailand take issue with the… Read More ›

Thai young people take up ghost hunting as craze spikes

Thai young people take up ghost hunting as craze spikes

May 31, 2017

Culture, Living, More News from Thailand, Thai World, Thailand:

Many younger and urban Thais have developed a passion for ghost hunting as part of social network and media phenomenon in the country. Ghost hunting… Read More ›

Thai singles using online dating sites must be aware of scamming threat

Thai singles using online dating sites must be aware of scamming threat

May 28, 2017

Crime, Culture, Media, Personal, Thai World:

Thai women have been leading the surge in internet usage in the Kingdom for years. As well as education and job searching, one notable trend… Read More ›

Arrest of Iranian Dr. Passport master forger a boost for EU security chiefs

Arrest of Iranian Dr. Passport master forger a boost for EU security chiefs

May 25, 2017

Crime, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Thai World, Thailand:

The arrest by the Royal Thai police some weeks ago of one of the world’s leading passport forgers was a major boost to efforts by… Read More ›

Koh Tao victim’s family endorse the conviction of Myanmar migrants

Koh Tao victim’s family endorse the conviction of Myanmar migrants

May 14, 2017

Crime, Foreigners, Media, More News from Thailand, Thai World, Thailand:

The family of David Miller, one of the UK backpackers murdered in Koh Tao in September 2014 have strenuously defended both the case prepared by… Read More ›

Korean woman highlights role of Thailand in the plight of North Koreans seeking freedom

Korean woman highlights role of Thailand in the plight of North Koreans seeking freedom

May 8, 2017

Foreigners, Media, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

A beautiful North Korean woman this week described Thailand as a ‘beacon of hope at the end of a long journey’ as she recounted her… Read More ›