April 2008

Please Let Us Come Home In Philippines Adultery Case

From Andrew Drummond, BangkokSunday April 20th 2008A Briton, who fled the Philippines with his girlfriend and baby daughter to avoid being jailed on adultery charges, said today (Sunday) that he would undergo DNA tests in Bangkok to prove that he was the baby’s father.And he begged British officials to allow him to go home with […]

Briton Charged With Adultery Flees Philippines With Baby

British father who fled Philippines begs the government to let him bring his family to UK – Daily Mail Safe: Dad facing jail for adultery – Sunday Mirror April 20 08Link: Why wont the Foreign Office help? Mail on Sunday From Andrew Drummond, BangkokA British father, who faces seven years jail for adultery, has successfully fled the […]

Open Letter From Aaron Quill On The Jailing Of His Father

From The TimesFebruary 7, 2007Sorry I’m 25 years late – I got on the wrong bus to go shoppingAndrew Drummond in Bangkok It was just a normal shopping trip when Jaeyana Beuraheng bade farewell to her eight children as she left to cross the border into Malaysia. But it would be 25 years before she would […]

Thai P.M. Orders Investigation Into Tourist Killings

Thai Prime Minister orders investigation into tourist killingsFrom Andrew Drummond, BangkokApril 10 2008Thai Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej today (Thursday) formally ordered an investigation into the conduct of a Thai policeman who shot dead a Canadian tourist and injured a second.The Thai Premier, in his role as the Chairman of the Department of Special Investigations, ordered […]

Irishman's Death On Round The Word Tour Linked To Heroin

From The TimesJanuary 30, 2007Cobra Swamp is reclaiming Bangkok’s showpiece airport                     Andrew Drummond in Bangkok Bangkok’s showpiece international airport, opened last year, appears to be sinking into the swamp on which it was built. The city’s old airport will have to be reopened and some flights diverted there.The $4 billion (£205 million) Suvarnabhumi airport was opened […]

Police Re-Arrest 'The Ghost' April 2 2008

Police re-arrest ‘The Ghost’ – April 2 2008From Andrew DrummondBangkokWednesday April 2 08A convicted British child-rapist was back behind bars in Thailand today after police revoked bail after angry protests by a child protection agency.Maurice Praill, 77, nicknamed ‘The Ghost’ from Harold Hill, Essex, was sent to Nongplalai prison, Pattaya, after Sudarat Sereewat a member […]