Archive For The “Thailand News” Category

Teen Finds Father She Had Not Seen For 15 years By Using Facebook

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Teen Finds Father She Had Not Seen For 15 years By Using Facebook

A 16-year-old girl in Udon Thani has used Facebook to locate the father who left her and her mother when she was just one year old. Benjarong Krasaesin said on Tuesday that she had never met her father during the 15 years since her parents’ separation. Since then, Benjarong’s mother had left her in the…

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Good Samaritan Becomes Victim As Couple With Sick Baby Steal Her Car

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Good Samaritan Becomes Victim As Couple With Sick Baby Steal Her Car

A couple with a sick baby staged a carjacking in Khon Kaen province while getting a lift from a good Samaritan on Tuesday. Rattana Sriwicha, 39, said the couple had approached her in front of a convenience store at a petrol station. “They offered Bt500 for a lift to a bus station. But I assured…

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Senior Monk ‘Moved Bt25m Temple Funds To Paper Firm’

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Senior Monk ‘Moved Bt25m Temple Funds To Paper Firm’

The boys in saffron are back in the news again as another top monk is caught misappropriating temple funds. THE ongoing probe into the embezzlement of temple funds has suggested that a senior monk allegedly transferred Bt25 million to a paper company controlled by a woman with links to the military. The woman is reportedly…

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Public Want Drivers Who Hinder Ambulances Prosecuted

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Public Want Drivers Who Hinder Ambulances Prosecuted

Frustrated posters on Facebook are fed up with reading stories about selfish drivers refusing to pull over for ambulances. So much so that the Thai public is questioning why someone doesn’t do something decisive. They are asking: Why don’t the police, the government, the courts act to end this state of affairs? With almost half…

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“Pretty Caddies” Strictly For The Golf Course Not The Bar !

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“Pretty Caddies” Strictly For The Golf Course Not The Bar !

The Department of Employment and the Department of Skill Development went to four Bangkok golf courses to investigate claims that foreign women were taking Thai jobs as caddies. They found none – but what they did locate was a section of the caddie workforce known as “Pretty Caddies”. These were all young, tall, charming, good…

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Monk Survives Horror Attack By Pit Bulls

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Monk Survives Horror Attack By Pit Bulls

A 68-year-old Buddhist monk narrowly escaped death after being mauled by nearly 10 pit bulls while on a morning alms round in Samut Songkhram province on Tuesday, a local police Facebook page revealed on Wednesday. The photos of Phakhru Samutkhanisorn Panyawichuro’s 50 bitemarks, including several wounds that required up to 20 stitches were circulated in…

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Thai Model Blasts British Pick-Up Artist for Secretly Filming a YouTube Video of Her

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Thai Model Blasts British Pick-Up Artist for Secretly Filming a YouTube Video of Her

A Thai model is exposing an ex-pat pick-up artist after he filmed their encounter without her permission to use on his YouTube and Patreon channels. Sawitree “Sky” Paotadaeng, 29, is a pharmacist and freelance model who was shopping at the Terminal 21 shopping mall in Bangkok when a man who identifies himself as Nicholas Coakley,…

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Heartbroken And Broke, Motorcycle Taxi Rider Goes To Police For Help

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Heartbroken And Broke, Motorcycle Taxi Rider Goes To Police For Help

A 64 year old motorcycle taxi rider was at his wits end after he fell for a woman. Everything seemed to be going well after he met her at Hat Yai station on her way to work. There was a 24 year age gap but, hey, love conquers all…doesn’t it? He took her everywhere and…

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Som Tam Seller Stabs His Wife’s Enemy Who Dies In Udon Thani Hospital

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Som Tam Seller Stabs His Wife’s Enemy Who Dies In Udon Thani Hospital

A Som Tam seller has given himself up to police in Udon Thani after he was caught on video stabbing his wife’s rival in a fight in a street in the village of Ban Dong Yuat. In the fight Suphatra Ooiha, 19, was getting the better of Praew when the latter’s husband joined the affray…

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Five Traveller Scams To Watch Out For In Thailand

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Five Traveller Scams To Watch Out For In Thailand

Home to some the world’s best beaches, tastiest food, and most epic parties, it’s no surprise Thailand is a hugely popular destination for travellers. Sadly, like most tourist towns in the world, it also shares the more sinister reputation as being a hotspot for holiday scams, with unsavoury folks targeting unsuspecting visitors’ wallets. But there’s…

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