British Foreign Office To Sue Over Mouldy Embassy

EMBASSY CONTROVERSY – STAFF EVACUATED AFTER MOULD FOUND IN STAFF HOUSINGFrom ANDREW DRUMMOND, in Bangkok and GEORGE ARBUTHNOTT in LondonApril 29 2012The British Government faces having to sue contractors after a large part of its British Embassy in Thailand was forced to be evacuated and declared a health hazard due to ‘mould’. Today as the […]

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Almost Greatest Living Pattaya Brit – Nominated for Award

Arise Sir Howard of Walking Street? From ANDREW DRUMMOND April 27 2012 Howard Miller one of the most famous Brits in Pattaya and almost on a par with the legendary Barry Kenyon, MBE,  his predecessor as Honorary or Corresponding Consul, has been nominated for an award for ‘exhibiting consular excellence’. The award known as the […]

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ACADEMIC SCANDAL British Times Higher Education Asks What Is Happeningin Thailand

New Stink Over Vegetable Scoop Which Made US Reporter Flee Thailand From ANDREW DRUMMOND, April 19 2012 A  newspaper story about how the director of Thailand’s ‘National Innovation Agency’ allegedly plagiarised his PhD thesis and an academic paper about organic asparagus production from other academics, has been given new life in the British’Times Higher Educational‘ […]

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British Consular Officials Snub One of OUR BOYS

and other consular stories such as‘Pattaya Brits’ were here 400 years ago.andConsular official flogged to deathFrom ANDREW DRUMMOND, Bangkok, April 19 2012A Royal Marine swindled out of £30,000 by a British businessman in Thailand while he was serving in Middle East hotspots says he has been snubbed by British consular officials whom, he claims, refused […]

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Video Exclusive: CROSSING THE LINE – Rotary Club Men and Media Meddlers

A six year scam comes full circleCOMMENTApril 15 2012Six years ago the Pattaya People Media Corporation began heavily promoting Harlequin Property and Thailand Property and Media Exhibition Company Ltd.Now it has become clearly obvious that Harlequin run by Essex former double glazing salesman – turned bankrupt – David Ames, and taken over in Thailand by […]

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Investigation Launched Into Briton Who Died In Custody

But Brit had colourful history of public order offencesANDREW DRUMMOND, BangkokApril 10 2012  An investigation is reported to have started into how a Briton arrested on a charge of stealing a motor-cycle died behind bars within days of his arrest in the Thai resort of Pattaya. A British Foreign & Commonwealth spokesman confirmed early today […]

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Royal Marine Was Scammed By Pattaya Businessmen While Serving in Iraq

BUT MARINE’S MISSING CASH IS JUST A DROP IN THE OCEAN A Flying Sporran Inquiry Pattaya, April 5 2012A British Royal Marine was scammed out of £30,000 by foreign businessmen in Pattaya while serving his country in Iraq and Lebanon.Toby Brockhurst, 28, from Bristol, was with 45 Commando, Royal Marines, based in Arbroath, Scotland, when […]

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Shock Video Released on Dog Trade in Thailand

From Andrew Drummond,Bangkok, April 3 2012 A shocking video featuring the capture, beating, and skinning of dogs in Thailand for the Vietnamese restaurant trade looks set to anger animal lovers worldwide. Although Thailand is a Buddhist country, which frowns on the killing of any living being, the video released by a new organisation called the Animal […]

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