British Pensioner Who Abused Hill Tribe Children

FROM ANDREW DRUMMOND, BANGKOKMarch 30 2010Pictures: Berm, Chiang MaiRoger Pettit A British pensioner,  who allegedly trawled the Northern capital of Chiang Mai for hill tribe children, today faces the rest of his life in jail after being seized on drugs and child sexual abuse and charges. Roger Leslie Pettit, 67, from Brighton, who police said had a history […]

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British Strike Leader Visit To Thai Sex Bar Was Regrettable

FROM ANDREW DRUMMOND,BANGKOK, MARCH 28 2010The visit by Unite Chief Derek Simpson to a Bangkok sex bar was ‘inappropriate and regrettable’, a Thai labour leader said in Bangkok today.Following revelations that Simpson, Joint Secretary General of Unite, which is leading the British Airways strike,  went to a bar called ‘Playskool’  with a union colleague while […]

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Briton, Who Fought Back, Beaten 'Close To Death'

FROM ANDREW DRUMMONDBANGKOK, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 10 2010 Keith Burbage wanted his money back This is the face of British retired executive Keith Burbage. The former director of ‘The Stationery Office’  was beaten after pulling out of a house purchase deal in Thailand.Burbage, 56, now retired, had decided to fight back after losing a ₤40,000 deposit […]

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