Oersted Meyer Jensen, who went by the alias John Finn, was captured in a Jan. 22 sting operation at a Starbucks coffee shop at Bangkok Hospital Pattaya by Provincial Police Region 2 and officers from Nong Mak Fai in Sa Kaeo.

Danish Expat Nabbed in Pattaya, Accused of Dealing Drugs for 7...

Regional police arrested a Danish man who allegedly has been selling drugs in Pattaya for a half-dozen years and buying property in the city...
AstraZeneca Coronavirus Covid-19 Vaccine Vials Bottles

AstraZeneca Rethinks Thailand Vaccine Plans Amid Gov’t Prosecution of Covid-19 Critic

Generals may have imperiled country's entire vaccination plan with rabid pursuit of pro-democracy activist for questioning royal role in vaccine rollout
Siam BioScience in Pathum Thani, wholly owned by the Crown Property Bureau, will locally manufacture the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine.

Questioning Thailand’s Slow Covid-19 Vaccine Campaign Can Mean Prison

In their latest judicial action, authorities have charged Thanathorn Jungroongruangkit with royal defamation
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Immigration Drops Covid-19 Test Requirement for Renewing Thailand Visas

The Immigration Bureau backed down from a proposal to require foreigners seeking to extend visas to produce proof of a negative coronavirus test, calling...
Thailand Coronavirus Checkpoint Covid-19 Temperature Check-2

Pandemic Offers Both Cover, Opportunity for Thailand’s Sex Traffickers

The coronavirus pandemic has provided both cover and opportunity for Thailand’s sex traffickers, who continue to prey on poor, migrant and hilltribe women. The arrest...
Elderly mother, disabled daughter drowned in Chiang Mai murder-suicide

Ill Chiang Mai Mother Drowns Mentally Disabled Daughter in Murder-Suicide

A chronically ill mother and her disabled daughter drowned in an apparent murder-suicide in Chiang Mai. The bodies of Thongbai Khamkeaw, 65, and Chadaporn Khamkeaw,...
Royal Thai Police Office Headquarters Bangkok Thailand

53 Senior Thai Police Guilty of Embezzling Officers’ Covid-19 Allowances

Five police generals and 48 colonels are among 189 policemen found embezzling the Covid-19 allowances of their subordinates. Police Inspector-General Pol. Gen. Visanu Prasarttong-Osoth said...
Sirikarn Chuekhetkram, 23, was apprehended in the Jittaphawan Community in Bangkok’s Sai Mai area this morning following a tip that she was the source of the killer “K Powdered Milk”. (Photo supplied)

Bangkok Woman Arrested for Dealing ‘K Powdered Milk’ Drug Cocktail Tied...

Bangkok police arrested a woman the believe to be a dealer of a lethal drug cocktail that killed at least six people the weekend. Sirikarn...
Nearly 200 Burmese migrants confined to a field hospital in Samut Sakhon were discharged Tuesday after being cleared of their coronavirus infections.

Samut Sakhon Stadium Field Hospital to Close Jan. 14 as Province’s...

Nearly 200 Burmese migrants confined to a field hospital in Samut Sakhon were discharged Tuesday after being cleared of their coronavirus infections. The 180 patients...
The Myawaddy Complex in Myanmar includes a brewery, casinos and lots of Covid-19.

60% of Thais Working In Myanmar Casinos Return Home with Covid-19

Another 100-plus soldiers were deployed to patrol Thailand’s northern border in to stem illegal crossing from Myawaddy from where Thai casino workers are expected...
A 1,000-bed field hospital being set up in Samut Sakhon for migrant laborers is not much more than a collection of isolation tents.

1,300 Coronavirus Field Hospital Beds Readied in Samut Sakhon, Pathum Thani

Ye Yan Aung, labor attaché for the Myanmar embassy in Bangkok, on Monday visited a field hospital under construction at the Wattana Factory Project...
Thailand Street Racing Supercar Expressway Racers

EGAT to Prosecute Expressway Racers

The Expressway Authority of Thailand will take legal action against motorists who race on highways. The state enterprise responded Monday to reports that about 100...

‘People Do Not Fear 112 Anymore’: Young Thais Defiant as Gov’t...

Their work overshadowed by a raging second-wave coronavirus outbreak, Thailand authorities are rounding up young, pro-democracy activists and slapping them with lese majeste charges...
Coronavirus Covid-19 Update Thailand Herald

Samut Sakhon Canneries Comprise Third of Thailand’s 305 New Coronavirus Cases

Migrant workers in Samut Sakhon’s canneries continue to fuel Thailand’s daily increases in coronavirus cases with the country reporting 305 confirmed infections on Thursday,...
Workers process skipjack tuna at a Thai Union Frozen Products packaging plant in Samut Sakhon

914 or 69? Tuna Giant Thai Union Distorts Massive Coronavirus Outbreak...

UPDATE: Provincial health officials contradict world's largest tuna canner, which claimed only 69 workers contracted coronavirus
Pattaya, along with Chonburi and four other provinces, is now under hard lockdown, with government permission required to leave the area.

After Waffling, Prayut Locks Down Pattaya, 5 Covid-19 ‘Red Zone’ Provinces

Non-essential interprovincial travel banned; Koh Si Chang closed, U-Tapao airport suspends commercial flights
A view of Pattaya from the city's Pratamnak Hill viewpoint. (Photo: Bangkok Herald)

Prayut Puts Kibosh on Hard Lockdown for 5 Provinces After Blowhard...

PM, CCSA, NNT all deny travel restrictions for Pattaya, Chonburi, Rayong and other provinces approved
Anon Phuakchaya, 27, lies dead in a Pattaya apartmetn after being stabbed in the chest by his jealous wife. (Photo: Pattaya Mail, with permission)

Knife-Wielding Wife Kills Husband After Finding Him Dead Drunk in Gal...

An invidious Cambodian wife convinced her Thai husband was cheating stabbed him to death when she found him passed out in her best friend’s...
Samut Sakhon Seafood Market Reopens Thailand Coronavirus Covid

Samut Sakhon Seafood Market at Epicenter of Coronavirus Outbreak Reopens

Talay Thai, the Samut Sakhon market that sparked Thailand’s second-wave of coronavirus cases, reopened Monday. The country’s largest market of aquatic products, the market on...
Not learning from last year's mistake, Koh Larn again will close itself off from the world tomorrow. (Photo: Bangkok Herald)

Koh Larn Closes Pattaya Island Again Despite Nearly Starving By Doing...

Despite nearly starving when they closed themselves off from the world last year, Koh Larn residents again are closing the Pattaya resort island, telling...
A Chiang Mai police breathalyzer shows a 0.175% blood-alcohol level for a drunk driver stopped in the northern province Saturday. Police mercifully masked his face.

New Year Death Toll Hits 316 on Thailand’s Roads

The death toll on Thailand’s roads rose to 316 on Sunday with the announcement that 49 more people died and 379 injured on the...
North Road in Pattaya on Saturday night at 10:15 p.m.

Pattaya, East Sealed Off for 28 Days Under Health Ministry Proposal

Chonburi, Rayong, Chanthaburi residents would be blocked from leaving without gov't permission

186 Killed, 1,600 Hurt on Thai Roads in New Year Holiday’s...

Don't even think about comparing it with Covid-19 deaths
Pattaya Beach Closed Sign Thailand

Pattaya Goes into Lockdown Following 108 New Chonburi Covid-19 Cases

Pattaya today went into lockdown following more than 100 new coronavirus cases in Chonburi, with all essential businesses closed and people urged to stay...