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Thai Mother Accused of Forcing her 13 Year-Old Daughter into Prostitution

  . . TRANG – A 42-year-old mother is facing human trafficking charges after she allegedly forced her underage daughter to sleep with an elderly man for money and eventually became pregnant. Police believe the girl was 13 at the time of the original incident in Trang’s Kan Tang district. The girl’s grandmother is alleged […]

September 30th, 2016 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

54 Year-Old Australian Found Dead in Nonthaburi Condo

. . NONTHABURI – A 54 year old Australian man was found dead on the floor of a Nonthaburi condo last night – prescription drugs were found scattered over the bed next to the body. The body of Donald George Crawford, 54 was found by his Thai boyfriend Phakhin Phutrakun, 35, when he returned from a two day […]

September 30th, 2016 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

Health Officials Confirm Zika Virus has Caused Two Cases of Microcephaly in Thailand

. . BANGKOK – Thailand’s Department of Disease Control, told reporters in Bangkok yesterday that the Zika virus had caused two cases of microcephaly, a condition that results in babies being born with small heads in Thailand. Prasert Thongcharoen, an adviser to the Department of Disease Control, we have found two cases of small heads […]

September 30th, 2016 | Posted in Health | Read More »

US Personnel Ordered to Leave the Democratic Republic Congo Amid Political Unrest

. . CONGO – The US State Department is halting most official U.S. government travel to the Democratic Republic of Congo and ordering family members of U.S. government personnel to leave the country. Violent clashes broke out in Congo amid political turmoil earlier this month. Americans have been warned about traveling in the African nation […]

September 30th, 2016 | Posted in World News | Read More »

Dutchman Faces Two Years in Prison for Unplugging an Amplifier at Buddhist Sermon in Myanmar

. . MANDALAY – A Dutchman charged with insulting religion in Myanmar for allegedly unplugging an amplifier blasting a late-night Buddhist sermon near his hotel is to appear in court, local officials said Friday. Klaas Haytema, 30, was arrested last week in the city of Mandalay and has been detained while awaiting trial, a township […]

September 30th, 2016 | Posted in World News | Read More »

American Sisters Found Dead in there Room at Seychelles Resort

. Seychelles Police have given very little information to the family of two sisters from the United Stated who died while vacationing on  on the main island of Mahé, a tropical African island. The bodies of Annie Korkki, 37, of Denver, and Robin Korkki, 42, of Chicago, were found in their resort villa last week […]

September 30th, 2016 | Posted in World News | Read More »

FBI Confirms Third Foreigner as American, Not British

. . BANGKOK – Pol Maj Gen Surachet Hakpal, commander of Tourist Police Division, announced Wednesday that the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has confirmed that a third foreign suspect detained in last week’s raid on a passport forgery gang, earlier identified as British, is actually an American. He has been identified by the […]

September 29th, 2016 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

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