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

– AYUTTHAYA – A 42-year-old Australian engineer on a cycling tour of Thailand has been killed following a collision with a motorcycle near the historic city of Ayutthaya. Australain Engineer Stephen B. Mark, was struck by the motorcycle while cycling at about 7.30am on Thursday. The motorcyclist, identified as Mongkolrirk Klunsaisook, 28, claimed the cyclist […]

June 8th, 2017 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

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

– BANGKOK – Authorities at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi International Airport have reported that a 65 year-old Frenchman was found dead on an international flight from Paris to Bangkok. The deceased Henri Gavet, 65, was coming to Thailand with his friend for vacation. Upon decent, his friend tried to wake him, but Gavet did not respond. Authorities […]

June 8th, 2017 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

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

– BANGKOK – A Criminal Court in Bangkok has sentenced Canadian David James Roach, 28, wanted in Singapore for robbing a bank to 14 months imprisonment on currency and money laundering charges. Roach, fled to Thailand after allegedly robbering a bank in Singapore last year. He allegedly presented a threatening note to a cashier and […]

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

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

  – BANGKOK – A 67-year-old British tourist jumped to his death from the seventh floor of a Bangkok hotel late Monday night, Capt. Noppha Tongbo of Lumphini Police Station repoted. Police said Andrew Frank C Browning died after he jumped from a restaurant balcony of the Westin Grande Sukhumvit Hotel at about 10.15pm. Police […]

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

Five Foreign Criminal Suspects Nabbed in Thailand

  – BANGKOK – Thailand’s Immigration police chief Pol Lt-General Natthorn Phrosunthorn told a press conference in Bangkok on Thursday a suspected assassin on Russia’s most-wanted list, an armed robbery suspect, an escaped convict, a “mafia-style” fugitive and an alleged German counterfeiter were arrested recently in five separate busts in Thailand. The four foreign suspects […]

June 1st, 2017 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

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

– PATTAYA – Police in the Resort town of Pattaya have arrested a male Chinese National for the alleged rape and blackmail of a compatriot businesswoman. Li Weibin, 26, is accused of recording himself having sexual intercourse with the Chinese businesswoman and using the video to demand 50,000 baht from her. The woman earlier told […]

May 31st, 2017 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

Belgian Tourist Accused of Stealing 699 Baht Phone Accessory in Phuket

– PHUKET – The owner of a mobile phone accessory shop in Phuket province has accused a Belgian tourist of stealing an accessory costing Bt699 from her shop on Friday. Nichapha-orn Chaiviriyawong, the owner of Remax shop in Tambon Talad Yai in Phuket’s Muang district, posted a video clip on her Facebook wall that purportedly […]

May 27th, 2017 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

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