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Rights activists push for ban on death sentences for female convicts

Rights activists push for ban on death sentences for female convicts

HUMAN RIGHTS defenders are calling for an end to capital punishment for women as a next step forward to achieving the universal abolition of death sentences in Thailand. A public…

Ban on e-cigarettes under study after enforcement problems emerge

Ban on e-cigarettes under study after enforcement problems emerge

A REVIEW of the ban on e-cigarettes is being launched in light of difficulties in enforcing the law. A working panel led by the Commerce Ministry has assigned the Tobacco…

Toxic smog settles in for long haul

Toxic smog settles in for long haul

BANGKOK RESIDENTS will have to put up with smog until early March, as high levels of PM2.5 particles is expected to settle over the capital for many more weeks. Though…

Don’t rip off tourists – be good hosts! – Pattaya tourism leader implores Thais

Don’t rip off tourists – be good hosts! – Pattaya tourism leader implores Thais

A Pattaya business and tourism leader has implored his compatriots not to rip off visitors.  And he has reminded Thais to be good hosts if they want to see tourism…

Thai woman, lover accused of killing German husband for insurance money

Thai woman, lover accused of killing German husband for insurance money

The Crime Suppression Division has arrested a Thai woman for allegedly collaborating with her Thai lover to kill her German husband for Bt10 million of insurance compensation in 2006. CSD…

“What do you expect us to do? – Police do nothing after pervert intrudes into Lampang woman’s bedroom

“What do you expect us to do? – Police do nothing after pervert intrudes into Lampang woman’s bedroom

Thai social media went berserk after a man posted about a female friend’s experience in Lampang in northern Thailand on Monday.  Despite a possibly armed intruder entering the bedroom of…

US English teacher faces rape charge, meets Big Joke who says he’ll be prosecuted then thrown out of Thailand

US English teacher faces rape charge, meets Big Joke who says he’ll be prosecuted then thrown out of Thailand

Thai media has reported on the arrest of a US man of Pakistani origin who was reported to the authorities by parents of a child in Lam Lukka, Pathum Thani…

“Visa and work permit in half an hour” – no more time wasting in Chiang Mai, minister

“Visa and work permit in half an hour” – no more time wasting in Chiang Mai, minister

A government minister has pointed to a rosy future for people applying for visas and work permits in Chiang Mai.  Waiting and time wasting were a thing of the past…

Rain makes small dent in still-unsafe Bangkok air

Rain makes small dent in still-unsafe Bangkok air

Rainfall in various areas of greater Bangkok on Tuesday morning brought people hope for a lessening of the unsafe level of fine particulates that have dusted the air in recent…

“Jealous” Thai husband shoots five of his wife’s family dead and flees

“Jealous” Thai husband shoots five of his wife’s family dead and flees

The hunt is on in Uttaradit in northern Thailand for a Thai husband who shot his wife and four of her family in a shooting rampage at the weekend.  There…