Thai World

Radical new Thai constitution now in the hands of the Thai people who vote in August

Radical new Thai constitution now in the hands of the Thai people who vote in August

June 19, 2016

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

Hailed by its creators as a recipe for a new form of consensus politics in Thailand and criticised by others for diluting democracy, the verdict… Read More ›

Thailand key to world’s greatest feel good story as Thai owners set to win big financially

Thailand key to world’s greatest feel good story as Thai owners set to win big financially

May 4, 2016

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

The achievement of Leicester FC in winning the UK Premiership is a welcome and positive coup for Thailand and one of its leading families. It… Read More ›

Drug seizures in Thailand spotlight the narcotics threat and regional instabilities

Drug seizures in Thailand spotlight the narcotics threat and regional instabilities

April 16, 2016

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

In one week at the end of March, Thai police seized drugs worth over $175 million on the international market in two raids. The seizures… Read More ›

Thai PM says foreign countries are not listening to government’s plan for Thailand’s stability

Thai PM says foreign countries are not listening to government’s plan for Thailand’s stability

April 6, 2016

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

During his visit to Washington for the Nuclear summit of world leaders the Thai Prime Minister and military junta leader reiterated the mission of the… Read More ›

Thai military want seats in unelected Senate as controlled debate on new charter steps up

Thai military want seats in unelected Senate as controlled debate on new charter steps up

March 24, 2016

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As a controlled debate plays out in Thailand over proposals by a committee set up the military junta for a new constitution or charter for… Read More ›

Thai government in extensive campaign to save Thailand’s fisheries and seafood exports

Thai government in extensive campaign to save Thailand’s fisheries and seafood exports

February 14, 2016

Economy, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

The Thai government has vowed to wipe out human rights abuses within its seafood and fisheries industry and a robust campaign is already showing results.… Read More ›

Thai authorities in balancing act as a strained relationship with US appears to improve

Thai authorities in balancing act as a strained relationship with US appears to improve

February 12, 2016

Economy, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

This week saw Thailand hosting the Cobra Gold military exercises in conjunction with the United States and with the participation of five other countries Singapore,… Read More ›

Royal Thai police make breakthrough in Bangkok bomb probe as police identify ringleader

Royal Thai police make breakthrough in Bangkok bomb probe as police identify ringleader

September 13, 2015

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The Royal Thai Police in Bangkok have now identified the key actor and ‘mastermind’ of the August 17th bombing in central Bangkok at the Erawan… Read More ›

Baht at lowest level against the dollar in six years as Thai government sees upside

Baht at lowest level against the dollar in six years as Thai government sees upside

July 26, 2015

Thai World, Thailand:

For foreigners to Thailand the value of the US dollar has reached a six year high at 34.92 against the Thai baht. This compares to… Read More ›

New Thai surrogacy laws stifle gay couple’s attempts to claim daughter born to a Thai surrogate mother

New Thai surrogacy laws stifle gay couple’s attempts to claim daughter born to a Thai surrogate mother

July 25, 2015

Thai World, Thailand:

An American couple whose surrogacy ran into problems six months ago have claimed their lives are ‘destroyed’ as legal obstacles mount in their attempt to… Read More ›

Irish students avoid jail in Thailand over visa overstay

Irish students avoid jail in Thailand over visa overstay

July 22, 2015

Thai World, Thailand:

Three Irish students received shock last week when Thai immigration officials told them that their seven day visa over stay in Thailand meant that they… Read More ›