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Qatari Man and Thai Wife Arrested for Allegedly Stealing 4M Baht in Gold

– PATTAYA – A Qatari man and his Thai wife were arrested by police in Pattaya on Wednesday (March 14) on robbery and assault charges after they allegedly robbed a gold shop in Uthai Thani province of about 200-baht weight of gold ornaments worth about four million baht on Monday. The two suspects, identified as […]

March 15th, 2018 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

Thai Police Discover Polish Man Claiming “Amnesia” in Eastern Thailand a Wanted Conman

– SA KAEO – A Polish man claiming amnesia and to have been drugged and robbed turns out to be a suspect wanted by police in Poland and also for alleged theft in Roi Et Province in Southeastern Thailand. Mr. Dariusz Pieprzyca was arrested on Feb 24, by immigration police for illegal entry at Rong […]

March 12th, 2018 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

Twenty-Seven Tourists Arrested for Alleged Drug Use on Koh Phayam

– RANONG – Twenty-seven tourists were arrested and charged with drug abuse on the Island of Koh Phayam in Ranong province after testing positive for drugs. Ranong Tourist Police conducted the raid on Friday in the province’s Muang district was part of the authorities’ joint operation to search the island’s three night entertainment venues,  Inspector […]

March 11th, 2018 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

North Korean Women and Children Detained in Northeastern Thailand

– BUENG KAN –  Police on Monday detained five North Korean women and three children in Northeastern Thailand  who admitted sneaking in from Laos after traveling through China. Local residents informed police after seeing them walking on Highway 212 (Bueng Kan-Nong Khai) in Ban Khok Kong, tambon Khok Kong, about 6.30am on Monday. Police then […]

March 5th, 2018 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

British MP Petitions Foreign Office to Have Belonging of Backpacker Murdered in Chiang Mai Returned

– LONDON – A British MP has said the belongings of a British backpacker murdered in Chiang Mai Thailand 18 years ago must be returned so British police can hunt for clues before time runs out to get justice. Kirsty Jones was 23 and just three months into a two-year round the world trip when […]

March 5th, 2018 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

Dutchman Nabbed with Three Under-aged Boys and Sex Videos in Pattaya

– PATTAYA – A 69-year old Dutchman and a 19-year old Thai man were arrested at a hotel in Pattaya on charges of procuring under aged boys for prostitution on Sunday. Three under aged boys were also found in the Jom Thien Longstay hotel room on Jom Thien beach which was rented by two potential […]

March 4th, 2018 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

Two British Expats Charged with Child Molestation in Siem Reap, Cambodia

– SIEM REAP – Two retired British businessmen in Cambodia have been charged with luring teenage boys to a swimming pool at their house before molesting them. Leslie Peter Henman, 63, and David Malcolm Brock, 65, face lengthy jail sentences after they were arrested in the resort town of Siem Reap onUpload Files February 21. […]

March 3rd, 2018 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

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