RECENT NEWS

February 4, 2020

Two Thai Women Facing 19 Years For Allegedly Smuggling Meth into Bali in their Underwear

Two young women from Thailand are facing 19 years in prison after allegedly attempting to smuggle Methamphetamine into Bali in their underwear. Kasarin Khamkhao, 27, and Sanicha Maneetes, 28, appeared in Denpasar court on Monday […]
February 3, 2020

Police Officer Murdered, Mutilated

A police officer was found stabbed to death, his body mutilated, in Kamalasai district of this northeastern province early on Monday. Police later arrested Amornlak Jitkoh, 45, a Kalasin native, who fled and hid in […]
February 1, 2020

Escaped Giraffe Found Dead in Lotus Ditch

A giraffe that escaped from a container of zoo animals on the way to a breeding station in Prachin Buri was found dead in Chachoengsao province on Thursday after a two-day search using drones and […]
January 27, 2020

A Thai student in Wuhan appeals for help from Government

A Thai student, currently stuck in the Chinese city of Wuhan, has appealed to the Thai government to help evacuate her and her compatriots, claiming they are running out of food. Ms. Pasnicha Krutdamrongchai, a […]
January 26, 2020

Hong Kong Disneyland Closed, Marathon Cancelled Over Virus Fears

Hong Kong’s Disneyland announced it was shutting its doors on Sunday until further notice over the deadly virus outbreak in central China, a day after city authorities classified the crisis as an emergency. The 2020 […]
January 25, 2020

Thailand Confirms fifth Case of New Coronavirus

Thailand on Friday confirmed its fifth case of the new coronavirus, a senior public health official said, in the second instance in which a patient was not detected at the airport before entering the country. […]
January 22, 2020

Smog lifts in some areas of Bangkok

The worst of the smog has lifted in some areas of Bangkok, but unsafe levels were still recorded in 15 out of the 50 districts in the city, with the worst pollution in Wang Thonglang […]
January 21, 2020

Thailand’s Future Forward Party Has the Support of Young Thais. A Court Could Disband It Entirely

The newly-formed Future Forward Party and its charismatic young leader swept to power in Thailand’s 2019 elections winning 17% of votes—an impressive debut for a party that was barely a year old. Young and urban […]
January 19, 2020

2nd Case of Mystery Virus Detected in Bangkok

Thailand’s Public Health Ministry today announced that a second case of a mystery coronavirus believed to have come from China has appeared in Thailand. Five days after the first reported case, a 74-year-old Chinese woman […]
January 13, 2020

Chonburi Lad Atones for Sacred Temple Parkour by Going Monk 3 Days

A teen boy turned himself in to the police Thursday after he became the subject of a manhunt for his free-running stunt atop a historic temple in Ayutthaya province. Though we can only hope he’s […]