Daruma Sushi Scam Fraud Vouchers

Daruma Sushi Owner Flees Thailand Amid Voucher-Fraud Scandal

Slippery as the eel in his sashimi buffet, the owner of Daruma Sushi has slipped out of Thailand, running from fraud charges that his...
Marijuana Cannabis Leaves Thailand

Thailand Bans Smoking Pot on University Campuses

The Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation announced a ban on the sale of food and beverages containing cannabis and its recreational...
Bangkok Sushi sasashimi buffet closed vouchers fraud Thailand

Fishy Business: Sushi Buffet Operator Grilled After Selling Vouchers, Shutting Down

The operator of a popular Japanese restaurant faces questioning today from the Office of the Consumer Protection Board after it closed down its 27...
Bangkok Police seize 6,000 packs illegally imported cigarettes chinese national arrested

6,000 Packs Cigarettes Seized from Chinese Man’s Bangkok Business

Bangkok police arrested a Chinese man with more than 6,000 packs of illegally imported cigarettes. Krua Baan Cha Teochew on Kanlapaphruek Road and a house...
Pattaya Walking Street Knife Fight Foreigners

Knife Fight Leaves Foreigner Bleeding on Pattaya Walking Street

A knife fight between two foreigners on Pattaya’s Walking Street left one man bleeding early Sunday. The after-midnight incident on a side street off the...
Lithuanian Malius Kunikas, 32, is taken into custody on Pattaya's Yim Yom Beach around 12:30 a.m. Thursday.

Ladyboy-Loving Lithuanian Killed Surin Girlfriend, Partied in Pattaya, Police Say

A Lithuanian man has been arrested for allegedly bludgeoning his transgender girlfriend to death in Surin, killing her dog and using her bank account...
marijuana Cannabis smoking Thailand illustration

Chadchart Vows to Keep Pot Out of Bangkok Schools

Bangkok Gov. Chadchart Sittipunt vowed to keep newly legal marijuana out of schools as the government decriminalized cannabis without setting and rules or age...
Thai COuple Murdered in Taiwan Manhunt in Thailand

Hunt On In Thailand For Killer of Thai Couple in Taiwan

Police were speeding up evidence collection to seek a warrant for the arrest of Santi Supa-apiradeepailin for allegedly murdering a Thai couple in Taiwan. Authorities...

Prachin Buri’s Top Man on Run, National Arrest Warrant Out

The president of the Prachin Buri Provincial Administration Organization is now a fugitive, on the run from a national arrest warrant for his alleged...
Meth, ecstasy and ketamine are scattered across the floor after a raid at the 77 Society Pub.

Weekend Club Raids, Violation of Midnight Closing Scuttle Hopes of CCSA...

Thailand is unlikely to extend operating hours for nightlife venues this week following widespread violation of legal closing times and two weekend drug raids...
Thailand Prison Jail Inmates Prisoners Released Cannabis Marijuana

3,000 Inmates Freed After Cannabis Decriminalization

More than 3,000 inmates imprisoned for marijuana possession have been freed since Thailand legalized cannabis. The Corrections Department said 4,075 inmates had been detained for...
The Emerald Terrace Condo in Patong

3 Foreigners Charged with Lethal Recklessness in Russian’s Phuket High-Rise Plunge

Phuket police on Wednesday charged three foreign friends of a Russian woman who fell from an eighth-floor condo in Phuket with recklessness causing death. American...
Joe Ferrai Nakhon Sawan Cops Torture Murder extortion Convicted Life Death Prison Sentence

‘Joe Ferrari’, 5 Ex-Cops Get Life for 2020 Torture Murder of...

. 7th former Nakhon Sawan officer sentenced to 5 years
Bangkok Nightlife Bars Clubs RCA Taxi Beats Chinese Tourist

Cabbie Beats Tourist with Iron Bar in Fare Dispute at Bangkok...

A Bangkok taxi driver attacked a Chinese tourist with an iron bar in a fare dispute at a Bangkok entertainment complex. The driver, identified only...
30 million baht lottery winner 2017 preecha jaroon

5 Years Later, 2017 Lottery Winner Gets His 30 Million Baht

It took five years, but a Kanchanaburi lottery winner finally got his 25 million baht. The Supreme Court on Tuesday acquitted retired policeman Jaroon Wimu,...
Chonburi Immigration Police question alleged pedophile fugitive "William" at his house in Huay Yai, near Pattaya, Sunday.

Alleged British Pedo Captured Near Pattaya After 8 Years on Run

Immigration police captured a British fugitive wanted on child-pornography charges back home near Pattaya. William Dempster, 45, was arrested by Chonburi Immigration Police on visa-overstay...
Screen capture of a televised video presentation about the PTTEP CCS prooject.

PTT Launches Carbon-Capture Project at Thailand Gulf Gas Field

PTT Exploration and Production Plc. is the first company to start a carbon-capture and storage project in Thailand in a bid to reduce greenhouse...
Inmates sit on the floor during an inspection visit in the long-term sentence zone inside Klong Prem high-security prison in Bangkok.

Weed Arrests, Trials to Be Halted Thursday When New Cannabis Law...

The Office of Judiciary will halt most ongoing cannabis-related trials and detentions once new cannabis laws take effect on Thursday. Judiciary Office spokesperson Sorawit Limparangsri...
The Emerald Terrace Condo in Patong

3 Foreigners Arrested in Phuket Condo-Fall Death of Russian Woman

. American, Russian, Jordanian held on drug charges as murder probe continues
Former mayor Sonthaya Kunplome holds up the arm of his hand-picked successor, Poramet Ngampichet, May 22 after an unofficial vote had him winning the city's mayorship. That vote coudt was subsequently withdrawn.

2 Pattaya Neighborhoods to Vote Again Sunday for Mayor, But Outcome...

Pattaya on Sunday will hold new votes for mayor in two city constituencies, but even if the current runner-up wins 100% of the votes,...
Thailand Parliament House Representatives National Assembly

Opposition Unifies Against Budget Bill, Hoping to Force Prayut to Resign

Opposition parties plan to vote against the 2023 Budget Bill in hopes that it fails and forces Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha to resign. Deputy PM...
Former Pattaya mayor and Rao Ruk Pattaya leader Sonthaya Kunplome votes in Pattaya's election Sunday.

Poll Snafus May Force New Pattaya Election

Pattaya may have to rerun ballots due to irregularities preventing even unofficial vote tallies. City Manager Pramote Tubtim, who served as election director, admitted that...
NGO Protest Bangkok Thailand Draft Law Bill

NGOs Protest Draft Bill Allowing Gov’t to Silence Opposing Voices

. Proposed law would enable authorities to shut down groups whose work they consider a threat

Thailand Redefines Unhealthy Air, Does Nothing to Actually Improve It

The National Environmental Board redefined what unhealthy air is, setting a new threshold for fine dust that will take effect June 1. Attapon Charoenchansa, director-general...
Accused rapist Kantheepob Thanachotsomboon, 37, acknowledges charges against him at Nongprue Police Station Monday.

Pattaya Rape Suspect Rearrested After Victim Gives Statement

Police rearrested a man accused of trying to rape a Russian jogger after they finally got a statement from the victim. Kantheepob Thanachotsomboon, 37, was...
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