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Thai princess attends lavish wedding event hosted ex Thai premier Thaksin Shinawatra in Hong Kong

Thai princess attends lavish wedding event hosted ex Thai premier Thaksin Shinawatra in Hong Kong

March 23, 2019

Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

A wedding reception for the youngest daughter of Thaksin Shinawatra and her commercial airline husband gave us another glimpse of the influence that the ex… Read More ›

Legal sex toys and 24 hour adult entertainment venues are key questions for Thai society

Legal sex toys and 24 hour adult entertainment venues are key questions for Thai society

March 21, 2019

Culture, Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

A colorful political party is canvassing enthusiastically throughout Thailand on a platform of liberalising the sale of sex toys and allowing adult entertainment venues to… Read More ›

Thai bride named as ‘Lady of the Hills in Yorkshire’ by Thai police – husband, living here, is not a suspect

Thai bride named as ‘Lady of the Hills in Yorkshire’ by Thai police – husband, living here, is not a suspect

March 19, 2019

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

The news that a body of a woman, who was found in 2004 on a remote hill in Yorkshire, was that of Thai wife, mother… Read More ›

‘I’m not part of the elite’ vows Thanathorn as he gears up for political office after the Thai election

‘I’m not part of the elite’ vows Thanathorn as he gears up for political office after the Thai election

March 18, 2019

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

No one knows the extent of the breakthrough, if any at all, that the Future Forward Party will achieve after the March 24th election but… Read More ›

Future Forward Party and leader are Thai junta’s worst nightmare in March 24th general election

Future Forward Party and leader are Thai junta’s worst nightmare in March 24th general election

March 14, 2019

Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

Facing a projected record turnout in the March 24th election, there can be no doubt that the Thai public is enthusiastic. As well as 96%… Read More ›

Raging Jordanian father bound toddler’s legs to walker, dumped him at a Pattaya pier and returned to hotel

Raging Jordanian father bound toddler’s legs to walker, dumped him at a Pattaya pier and returned to hotel

March 12, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Thai World, Thailand:

Thai police discovered what happened to a missing 2 year old Jordanian boy yesterday when a speedboat operator discovered the body of the 2 year… Read More ›

Market conditions for Honda motorbikes may be a signpost for a stalling Thai economy in 2019

Market conditions for Honda motorbikes may be a signpost for a stalling Thai economy in 2019

March 11, 2019

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

Honda Motorbikes has 80% of the Thai motorbike market. It is a good bellwether for the Thai economy with the market made up largely of… Read More ›

Thai father calls off ฿10 million business offer for his beautiful daughter’s hand in marriage

Thai father calls off ฿10 million business offer for his beautiful daughter’s hand in marriage

March 10, 2019

Media, Personal, Thai World:

The media pitch and fever rose higher and higher last week until finally a Thai business man and loving father Anont Rotthong withdrew his marriage… Read More ›

Chinese millennials drive Bangkok’s condo sales with online buying as they flee Chinese property market

Chinese millennials drive Bangkok’s condo sales with online buying as they flee Chinese property market

March 9, 2019

Economy, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Prudent banking controls and carefully managed economic growth have seen a Thai property market which has sensibly doubled in value these last 10 years. It… Read More ›

Teacher and friends sent to jail by a Thai court for telling lies over a 2005 car crash and subsequent conviction

Teacher and friends sent to jail by a Thai court for telling lies over a 2005 car crash and subsequent conviction

March 6, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Appeal to exonerate her name ends in disaster for a former Thai teacher, 57 year old Jomsap Saenmuangkhot, as she jailed for 8 years as a… Read More ›

Thai police captain helps woman lose spirit that was damaging her health in call out video that went viral

Thai police captain helps woman lose spirit that was damaging her health in call out video that went viral

March 5, 2019

Culture, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

A viral video shows just how real spirits and ghosts can become for Thai people. The adept way the senior Thai police officer handled the… Read More ›

Thai man offers ฿10 million and thriving business to man who wins his daughter’s hand in marriage

Thai man offers ฿10 million and thriving business to man who wins his daughter’s hand in marriage

March 5, 2019

Culture, Foreigners, Thai World, Thailand:

Successful business man in Thailand’s southern Chumphon province is determined to see his daughter find love with the right man. This week, he took bold… Read More ›

Kiwi who created a $50 million ‘legal high’ drugs empire in New Zealand dies in Thai prison after visa arrest

Kiwi who created a $50 million ‘legal high’ drugs empire in New Zealand dies in Thai prison after visa arrest

March 4, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Thai World, Thailand:

Sad end for a Kiwi who was trail blazer in the world of synthetic drugs or ‘legal highs’ nearly a decade ago in New Zealand.… Read More ›

Snake home invasions double in Thailand within the last 4 years with injuries and deaths reported

Snake home invasions double in Thailand within the last 4 years with injuries and deaths reported

March 3, 2019

Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Many TV reports and coverage of snakes in Thailand seem to highlight the importance of returning the creatures to the wild and encourage users not… Read More ›

Thai man arrested for blackmail scheme targeting Thai women whom he paid to send him sex clips

Thai man arrested for blackmail scheme targeting Thai women whom he paid to send him sex clips

March 2, 2019

Crime, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Evil Thai man terrorised up to 200 Thai women with his blackmail scheme after he paid them cash  to send him sexually explicit video clips… Read More ›

Italian couple die in Chumphon in another horrific motorcycle accident on Thailand’s deadly roads

Italian couple die in Chumphon in another horrific motorcycle accident on Thailand’s deadly roads

March 1, 2019

Foreigners, Living, Thai World, Thailand:

There is conflicting evidence as to what happened on the Pak Nam road in Chumphon province at 4.3o pm yesterday but what is not in… Read More ›

UK beauty spot may have disguised the grim murder of a Thai bride from Udon Thani for over a decade

UK beauty spot may have disguised the grim murder of a Thai bride from Udon Thani for over a decade

February 27, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Thai World, Thailand:

In September 2004 a mystery emerged on the hills above a small, remote village in Yorkshire when the body of what police then believed to… Read More ›

Supernatural lover taken into custody by Thai police in Chachoengsao after luring two Thai girls for sex

Supernatural lover taken into custody by Thai police in Chachoengsao after luring two Thai girls for sex

February 26, 2019

Crime, Culture, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

When a Thai mother reported that her daughter, an 18 year Thai girl, had run off with a fortune teller last Friday to Thai police… Read More ›

New Thai cannabis law but recreational use is still illegal. Tricky transition period for medical users

New Thai cannabis law but recreational use is still illegal. Tricky transition period for medical users

February 25, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Thai World, Thailand:

The media coverage of the new Thai law on the medical use of cannabis may be misleading for some foreigners in Thailand as well as… Read More ›

40 year old Thai billionaire and emerging election winner may face prosecution for Facebook post

40 year old Thai billionaire and emerging election winner may face prosecution for Facebook post

February 24, 2019

Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

The Future Forward Party and its radical leader could emerge after the March 24th election as a new voice in Thai politics and one of… Read More ›