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Survey finds 400,000 Thai children are at work

Survey finds 400,000 Thai children are at work

1 in 4 found to be working in dangerous conditions and during sleeping hours A recent study found that over 400,000 Thais under the age of 18 spend at least…

Former English teacher at prestigious Bangkok school jailed over child sex offences

Former English teacher at prestigious Bangkok school jailed over child sex offences

A British man who taught at an international school in Bangkok has been jailed in the UK for facilitating the abuse of young girls in the Philippines. James Alexander, from…

His Majesty the King now enthroned

His Majesty the King now enthroned

His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn has now risen to the throne following the coronation ceremonies on Saturday. Between 10.09 a.m. and 12.00 p.m., His Majesty the King attended the sacred…

Thai fisherman returns iPhone found floating in the ocean to American tourist

Thai fisherman returns iPhone found floating in the ocean to American tourist

Stories of good deeds such as valuable items being returned to foreign tourists feature frequently in Thai news. Normally, it’s a taxi driver returning an item of luggage or a…

Traffic officers ordered to take new law exams

Traffic officers ordered to take new law exams

Traffic police in charge of Bangkok streets will be required to take exams to test their knowledge about the new traffic laws, says a deputy commissioner of the Metropolitan Police…

“Look before you leap!” – Thai media offers tips to drivers

“Look before you leap!” – Thai media offers tips to drivers

For many Thai drivers getting behind the wheel of a motor vehicle is a leap into the unknown. The media column “Ruu Korn Yiap” (literally ‘know before pressing’ but translated…

Motorcyclist killed after horrific accident with 10 wheel truck

Motorcyclist killed after horrific accident with 10 wheel truck

A ten wheel truck driver told police in Bangkok that he thought he had been hit by a car or pick-up as he drove slowly in the left lane of…

Woman driver lives after going through wall on 8th floor of condo car park

Woman driver lives after going through wall on 8th floor of condo car park

A 40 year old woman driving a Mazda 2 was taken unconscious to hospital after she drove off the eighth floor of a condominium car park in the Rama 3…

36 year old American man found dead in Chiang Mai hostel

36 year old American man found dead in Chiang Mai hostel

A 36 year old American man has been found dead at a hostel in Chiang Mai. Police were called to the hostel in Chiang Phueak on Tuesday morning after staff…

Hua Hin to crack down on massage shops for blocking beach

Hua Hin to crack down on massage shops for blocking beach

he Hua Hin municipality vowed on Tuesday to investigate and crack down on beach massage operators for encroaching on and blocking the popular beach in Prachuap Khiri Khan province. Jirawat…

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