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Russian Dies after Falling and Impaling Himself on Metal Spikes of Pattaya Hotel Balcony

– CHON BURI – A Russian man has died in Pattaya, Thailand after falling onto metal spikes while trying to climb over a balcony into his hotel room. The man had returned to his hotel in Pattaya at around 4am, when he found that he had lost his keys and so woke up the guests […]

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

Thai Court Sentences Israeli to Death for Murder Fellow Countryman in Bangkok

– BANGKOK – A court in Thailand Thursday sentenced to death an Israeli former police informant who admitted to murdering another Israeli man in a fit of jealousy. Shimon Biton, 50, who has served time in both Israeli and Thai jails, admitted to killing 62-year-old Eliyahu Cohen and burying parts of his body in freshly […]

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

Thai Authorities Seek Japanese Man in 10 Year-Old Rape, Murder Case of Tomoko Kawashita

– BANGKOK – Thailand’s Department of Special Investigation (DSI) plans to seek help from Japanese authorities to hunt down a Japanese man in regards to the rape and murder of a Japanese tourist in Sukhothai, Province, 10 years ago. Although the DSI had checked the DNA of 300 people living near Sukhothai Historical Park, no […]

November 30th, 2017 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

French Expat and his Thai Wife Commit Dual Suicide in Udon Thani

– UDON THANI – A Thai woman and her French Expat husband were found dead side-by-side in a bedroom of their house in Uthai Thani in what police believe to be double suicides. The bodies were found after the Mueang Karung police station was alerted to check the couple’s house in Moo 6 village in […]

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

Five Visa Overstays Arrested in Chantaburi Province

– CHANTABURI – Immigration and the Royal Thai Police in the eastern province of Chanthaburi on Thursday rounded up four Indian nationals and a Vietnamese national for allegedly overstaying their visas. The alleged illegal immigrants were arrested during separate raids at resorts and a hotel in Muang district. The raids were in response to the […]

November 24th, 2017 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

South Korean and Thai Woman Arrested for Allegedly Forcing Thai Women into Prostitution in South Korea

– BANGKOK – A South Korean man and a Thai woman have been arrested for alleged involvement in a sex trafficking ring which forced Thai women into prostitution in South Korea. The suspects were identified as Kim Hyoung-joon, 39, of South Korea and Chatchadaporn Chareonnet, a Thai National. Ms. Chatchadaporn was apprehended at Don Mueang […]

November 20th, 2017 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

A Briton and her Canadian Friend Found Dead at Cambodian Hostel

– KAMPOT – A British tourist and her Canadian friend have been found dead at a backpackers’ hostel in Cambodia. Natalie Seymour, 22, from Bedfordshire, and 27-year-old Abbey Gail Amisola from Winnipeg, Canada are understood to have been feeling unwell in the city of Kampot. Staff at the Monkey Republic Hostel say the pair had […]

November 17th, 2017 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

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