Archive For The “Thailand News” Category

Thai Man Claims Wild Monkey Stole Cell Phone Then Had Video Call With Him

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Thai Man Claims Wild Monkey Stole Cell Phone Then Had Video Call With Him

According to two Thai friends, a naughty wild monkey that roams free on Chonburi’s Sam Muk Hill stole their phone, then sent a wave and answered their video call on Facebook Messenger on Friday. In the most unbelievable encounter with the monkeys that overrun the area, Mongkol Wisulokanon, 25, alleged that he was snapping some…

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Woman Forced To Explain Her Sister’s Suicide After Her Father’s Murder Allegations

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Woman Forced To Explain Her Sister’s Suicide After Her Father’s Murder Allegations

A woman has said she had no choice but to reveal her younger sister’s suicide after her father alleged in the media that she had been strangled to death in Qatar. Pramrudee Tiede said she had been forced to explain that her sister, Premruthai Juseng, who had worked as a flight attendant in Qatar and…

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New Vehicles With Temporary License Plates To Be Banned From The Roads

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New Vehicles With Temporary License Plates To Be Banned From The Roads

Newly-bought vehicles that carry temporary red license plates will be banned from streets starting in June if a draft law is enacted, the Land Transport Department chief said on Monday. Sanit Promwong, director general of the Land Transport Department, said a draft law to implement the ban was being reviewed by the Office of the…

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Over 400 Children Went Missing In 2017

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Over 400 Children Went Missing In 2017

A total of 422 children went missing in 2017 with the number of missing girls three times higher than boys, the Police General Hospital’s Institute of Forensic Medicine, the Mirror Foundation and the Police’s Criminal Records Division told a press conference in Bangkok on Thursday. Head of the foundation’s missing persons centre, Ekkalak Lumchomkhae, said…

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People Warned About Diarrhea Infection Caused By Rotavirus

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People Warned About Diarrhea Infection Caused By Rotavirus

The Diseases Control Department has warned people to eat well-cooked food, clean their hands with soap before and after preparing food and use a common spoon while eating together to prevent themselves from contracting Rotavisus which has increasingly affected adults. The department reported that during its monitoring of diarrhea cases in the past week, it…

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Canadian Man Being Held In Thailand Against His Will According To Family

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Canadian Man Being Held In Thailand Against His Will According To Family

Friends of a 25-year-old Edmonton man are fearful for his well-being, after he made multiple emergency calls to them from Thailand. Shawn Johnson reportedly told them he was being held in a basement there by men who looked like police. Johnson’s best friend of five years, Andy Vinoly, said Johnson’s call woke her in the…

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Massive Raid On Bangkok Massage Parlour Strikes Blow Against Human Trafficking

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Massive Raid On Bangkok Massage Parlour Strikes Blow Against Human Trafficking

A raid on a massage parlour in Rama 9 yesterday is expected to have a major impact on human trafficking movements in Thailand as most of the 100 workers found on the premises were young, illegal migrants from neighbouring countries who may have been forced to work in the sex trade. The Department of Special…

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Children’s Day Celebrations Across The Nation

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Children’s Day Celebrations Across The Nation

Thailand yesterday (Jan 13) celebrated the National Children’s Day with state agencies and private organisations organising a wide range of fun and educational activities, contests and shows to entertain children nationwide. Highlight of such activities in Bangkok was at the Government House where children are allowed to visit the prime minister’s office and sit on…

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Woman Who Bared Her Buttock On Facebook To Show Off Whitening Product To Be Prosecuted

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Woman Who Bared Her Buttock On Facebook To Show Off Whitening Product To Be Prosecuted

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will take legal actions against a woman who posted her image in her Facebook page baring her buttock to show off the effects of her skin whitening products. Commenting on the image which has provoked widespread criticism among netizens, FDA deputy secretary-general Somchai Preechathaveekid clarified that the product shown…

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Teenager Accuses Supposed Benefactor Of Sexual Abuse

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Teenager Accuses Supposed Benefactor Of Sexual Abuse

A 17-year-old schoolboy has filed a complaint with the Phitsanulok Dhamrongtham Centre alleging that a man in his 50s had offered to provide him boarding and a scholarship and then coerced him into a sexually abusive relationship over the past four years. The teenager, whose name was withheld due to his age, was then evicted…

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