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South Korean National Arrested for Human Trafficking in Bangkok

– BANGKOK – Thai law enforcement officials announced Friday they have arrested a South Korean man suspected of involvement in trafficking of Thai women into South Korea’s sex industry. Thailand’s Department of Special Investigation said that Kim Hyoung-joon was arrested Thursday at a Bangkok apartment building. South Korean authorities in February arrested eight of its […]

August 19th, 2017 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

28 Year-Old Canadian Woman Busted for ‘Stealing’ Nail Products in Pattaya, Thailand

– PATTAYA – A 28-year-old Canadian woman has been arrested for allegedly shoplifting as shop staff found unchecked nail polish and manicure tools in her bag. A sales clerks at Best Supermarket in Pattaya detained Miss Mina Sawed after finding the unpaid products in her bag at about 11pm Monday night and called police to take […]

August 15th, 2017 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

Australian Expat and his 10 Year-Old Son Electrocuted While Fixing Swimming Pool Water-Pump in Rayong

  – RAYONG – A 66-year-old Australian man and his 10-year-old son were electrocuted while trying to fix a water pump at a small  swimming pool inside their home in a housing estate in Muang district of Rayong province. The father was identified as Mr Andrew Fenwick, and his son Jason Krailop Fenwick were found […]

August 15th, 2017 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

Pattaya Taxi Driver Knocks Out Foreigner for Hitting his Car

– PATTAYA – A taxi driver in Pattaya has been arrested by police after he was seen punching a foreigner in the face, the 40-year-old foreigner whose identity remains unknown fell to the ground unconscious after he was punched in the face by the taxi driver Anand Boontang. The incident happened before midnight last night (Aug 10) […]

August 11th, 2017 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

Foreigner Pensioner Run Over by Pickup Truck in Sattahip, ChonBuri

– CHON BURI– An elderly foreign man was killed when a pickup truck crashed into his motorcycle near a U-turn in Sattahip district late on Wednesday night. The pickup driver claimed the motorcyclist cut in front of him. – The crash occurred around 11.20pm near kilometre marker 168 on Sukhumvit Road at a U-turn in […]

August 10th, 2017 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

Indian National Arrested in Pattaya for Using Counterfeit US $100 Dollar Notes

– PATTAYA – Pattaya police officers on Sunday morning arrested an Indian national with counterfeit US dollar notes at a money exchange booth. Marinee Dee-ubon, 30, an attendant at the booth, called police, who rushed to the scene and arrested him. Ms Marinee said that at about 2am the man came to the booth – […]

August 6th, 2017 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

Phuket Police Investigate Death of Canadian Muay Thai Boxer Matthew Richardson

– PHUKET – The Chief of the Patong Police has called for a thorough investigation into the death of 27-year-old Canadian expat Matthew Richardson, a well-respected Muay Thai fighter in Phuket whose body was found in his rented home in Patong yesterday. Capt Seksan Prakobsin of the Patong Police told The Phuket News that officers […]

July 25th, 2017 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

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