Why Do We Love Thai Women So Much? »

08:02 pm | – No, this isn’t some tawdry sex-pat rumination. It is merely a short discussion about what it is we men find so appealing about the women that populate this magical country. And when…

Jun 3 2017 / Read More »

US Embassy in Bangkok Helps Chinese Human Rights Lawyer Flee to America »

08:22 pm | – BANGKOK – Stuck in a Bangkok jail with a deportation order against her, Chen Guiqiu waited with dread over what seemed certain to come next. A Thai immigration official showed her surveillance…

May 8 2017 / Read More »

China’s Huge Dam Projects Choking the Mekong River »

08:01 pm | – A river is born high in the Tibetan Plateau, before snaking its way 3,000 miles south and emptying itself into the South China Sea. On its journey, it passes through six countries,…

May 3 2017 / Read More »
Regional News

Thailand’s Generals Pass Bill Consolidating Power for Next 20 Years »

07:29 pm | – BANGKOK – Thailand’s military-installed parliament on Thursday passed a bill that allows the ruling junta to continue to…

Jun 23 2017 / Read More »

Malaysian Man Arrested for Attempting to Smuggle Two Baby Orangutans into Thailand »

07:45 pm | – SONGKHLA – Thai wildlife officers have arrested a Malaysian man attempting to smuggle two baby orangutans, 51 tortoises…

Jun 22 2017 / Read More »

Britain and Thailand Race to Close Stolen Supercar Pipeline »

07:36 pm | – BANGKOK – Dozens of supercars including Lamborghinis, Porsches and BMWs have been stolen from the streets of Britain…

Jun 22 2017 / Read More »

Synthetic Drug Escalation a New Threat for Asia Communities »

07:04 pm |   – CHIANG RAI – The United Nations says it sees an escalation in the production and use of…

Jun 20 2017 / Read More »

13 Year-Old Girl Who Lost Father Then Right Leg In Need Of Help »

08:39 pm |   – KANCHANABURI – An appeal has been started to help a 13 year old Kanchanaburi girl who has…

Jun 19 2017 / Read More »

Thai Authorities Seize Almost a Ton of Compressed Marijuana »

08:24 pm | – Authorities examine 48 cardboard boxes containing 960kg of compressed marijuana.- Photo Pratuan Kajonvuthinu – SAKON NAKHON – Narcotics…

Jun 16 2017 / Read More »

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Dog Turd-Shaped Treats a Hit in Bangkok »

07:41 pm | – BANGKOK – It might turn some stomachs, but a dessert-maker in Thailand has been flooded with orders ever since she started crafting gelatinous sweets into the shape – and colour – of dog poop. “It’s strange, no one else makes poop shapes. People like it!” Wilaiwan Mee-Nguen told AFP from the small kitchen in…

Jun 23 2017 / Read More »

Chiang Rai Teen Puts Her Boxing Gloves on to Help Family »

07:44 pm |    – CHIANG RAI – Chiao-jow sae Foong, known in the canvas ring as Dao Siam Rajapraja 15, has already fought 12 matches during the past year, winning nine and losing three. Born as the 10th child of a large and loving but cash-strapped family in the far North, understands the need to make money…

Apr 30 2017 / Read More »

Dog Turd-Shaped Treats a Hit in Bangkok »

07:41 pm | – BANGKOK – It might turn some stomachs, but a dessert-maker in Thailand has been flooded with orders ever since she started crafting gelatinous sweets into the shape – and colour – of dog poop. “It’s strange, no one else makes poop shapes. People like it!” Wilaiwan Mee-Nguen told AFP from the small kitchen in…

Jun 23 2017 / Read More »

Heartfelt Plea from 10 Year-Old Girls Brings Help from Governor in Phitsanulok »

07:28 pm | – PHITSANULOK – A 10-year-old student’s letter describing her family’s poverty and fear their ramshackle home would fall down in a strong wind has touched the governor’s heart, and help is forthcoming. Siriporn Suthinphueak, a student of Prathom 5 in Wat Mahavanaram School in tambon Hua Ror of Muang district, addressed her handwritten plea to…

Jun 12 2017 / Read More »

Learning Thai with Jen – Days of The Week & Months of The Year in Thai »

08:15 pm | – If there’s one aspect of the Thai language you should learn, it’s days of the week. Why? Because knowing these 7 words is incredibly useful in everyday conversation. Days of the week come up in all aspects of basic conversation, think; “What did you do on Saturday night”, “Let’s go out to eat on…

Jun 20 2017 / Read More »

Tourist in the News

Thai Appeals Court Upholds 20 Year Prison Term for Dutchman and Thai Wife »

07:38 pm | – BANGKOK – A Thai Appeals Court on Tuesday upheld a Dutchman’s 20-year jail term and his Thai wife’s 7-year sentence for laundering money earned supplying marijuana to customers in…

Jun 20 2017 / Read More »

Phuket Police Say Suicide: 71 Year-Old Frenchman Found with Stab Wound to Chest »

08:28 pm |   – PHUKET – Pol Captain Prasert Thongprom, deputy inspector of Kamala police station,has reported that Melot Henri Paul Jean, 71, was found dead in his rented house in Tambon…

Jun 15 2017 / Read More »

Belgian Shoplifter Arrested At Phuket Airport »

07:08 pm | – PHUKET – Thailand’s Tourist police have arrested a Belgian tourist at Phuket International Airport, Monday for allegedly stealing a car phone-holder at Remax Thailand Phuket phone accessories shop on…

Jun 13 2017 / Read More »

Thai Police to Seek Extradition of Briton Shane Looker Wanted in the Brutal Murder of Bangkok Bar Girl »

08:35 pm | – BANGKOK – The Royal Thai Police have reported that they are now in the process of seeking the extradition of a…

Jun 10 2017 / Read More »

42 Year-Old Australian Cyclists Stuck and Killed by Motorcycle in Ayutthaya, Thailand »

08:09 pm | – AYUTTHAYA – A 42-year-old Australian engineer on a cycling tour of Thailand has been killed following a collision with a motorcycle…

Jun 8 2017 / Read More »

French National Found Dead on Inbound Flight to Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi International Airport »

07:49 pm | – BANGKOK – Authorities at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi International Airport have reported that a 65 year-old Frenchman was found dead on an international…

Jun 8 2017 / Read More »

Singapore Bank Robber David James Roach Gets 11 Months for Violating Thailand’s Currency Regulations »

08:22 pm | – BANGKOK – A Criminal Court in Bangkok has sentenced Canadian David James Roach, 28, wanted in Singapore for robbing a bank…

Jun 6 2017 / Read More »

67 Year-Old Briton Jumps to his Death at Bangkok’s Westin Grande Sukhumvit Hotel »

08:13 pm |   – BANGKOK – A 67-year-old British tourist jumped to his death from the seventh floor of a Bangkok hotel late Monday…

Jun 6 2017 / Read More »

Five Foreign Criminal Suspects Nabbed in Thailand »

08:03 pm |   – BANGKOK – Thailand’s Immigration police chief Pol Lt-General Natthorn Phrosunthorn told a press conference in Bangkok on Thursday a suspected…

Jun 1 2017 / Read More »

26 Year-Old Chinese Man Arrested in Pattaya for Rape and Extortion »

08:34 pm | – PATTAYA – Police in the Resort town of Pattaya have arrested a male Chinese National for the alleged rape and blackmail…

May 31 2017 / Read More »

Belgian Tourist Accused of Stealing 699 Baht Phone Accessory in Phuket »

08:22 pm | – PHUKET – The owner of a mobile phone accessory shop in Phuket province has accused a Belgian tourist of stealing an…

May 27 2017 / Read More »

Chiangrai News

Police in Chiang Rai’s Mae Chan District Seize Over 400,000 Meth Pills »

08:01 pm | – CHIANG RAI – The Royal Thai Police in Chiang Rai’s Mae Chan district have arrested a 20 year-old hill-tribesman for trying…

Jun 12 2017 / Read More »

20 Homes Damaged by Heavy Monsoon Winds in Chiang Rai’s Wiang Pa Pao District »

08:45 pm | – CHIANG RAI – The governor of Chiang Rai province, Narongsak Osottanakorn, has instructed officials in 18 districts to be on alert…

Jun 11 2017 / Read More »

Drug Runner Flees Authorizes in Thoeng District of Chiang Rai, Abandoning Over 4 Million Meth Pills »

07:25 pm | – CHIANG RAI –  Pha Muang task force and the 31st Ranger have recovered than 4 million meth pills after drug traffickers…

Jun 10 2017 / Read More »

Thai Network of Eight Mekong Provinces Files Law Suit Over Pak Beng Dam »

07:05 pm |  – CHIANG RAI – The Thai Network of Eight Mekong Provinces filed a lawsuit in the Administrative Court yesterday against the Water…

Jun 10 2017 / Read More »

Teso Lotus Goes Organic, Partnering with Hilltribe Families in Chiang Rai »

07:18 pm | – CHIANG RAI – Tesco Lotus has joined up with hilltribe families from Doi Wawee in Chiang Rai province to produce its…

Jun 9 2017 / Read More »

Mae Sai Immigration Police Transferred for Taking Selfies with Accused Murderer Preeyanuch “Preaw” Nonwangchai »

08:49 pm | – CHIANG RAI – Two immigration police officers in Mae Sai have been transferred to the Immigration Police 5 operation center over…

Jun 6 2017 / Read More »

Suspects in Karaoke Bar Singer Killing Handed Over to Thai Authorities in Mae Sai Chiang Rai »

06:30 pm | – CHIANG RAI – The Three karaoke bar girls wanted by Khon Kaen provincial police for alleged involvement in the murder and…

Jun 4 2017 / Read More »

Chiang Rai English Teacher John Malone Dies after Tragic Road Crash »

07:17 pm | – CHIANG RAI – A 39-year-old Irish English Teacher died in hospital following a road crash in the Chiang Rai province last night. John Malone from Longford town died in…

Jun 22 2017 / Read More »

Chiang Rai Province Reclaims 5,000 Rai of Protected Forest Lands from Farmers »

08:49 pm | – CHIANG RAI – Soldiers and police officers have reclaimed more than 5,000 rai of encroached land in Huai Sak National Park of Chiang Rai province. A group of soldiers,…

Jun 21 2017 / Read More »

Pha Mueang Taskforce Kill Drug Runner Over 2 Million Meth Pills Siezed »

07:33 pm | – – CHIANG RAI – Troops from the Pha Mueang Taskforce shot and killed a suspected drug runner and arrested another while they were trying to cross into Thailand near…

Jun 19 2017 / Read More »

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