Father Arrested As Son Announces A Crackdown On Crime

Flying Sporran’s Mid-Week Diary UNESCO TO PROBE FAKE AWARDS IN THAILAND  Picture-Thailand Professionals I took time off this week to attend a conference in Pattaya about combatting foreign crime. Mayor Ittiphol Khonpluem put up a very good show appearing genuinely interested in combatting crimes against foreigners (and presumably by foreigners too). There was an impressive […]

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‘Evil Man from Krabi’ Trial To Start Next Week – But new video shock

-NO LET UP ON PUBLICITY AS PROVOCATIVE NEW VIDEO HITS YOUTUBE- The trial of Chumpon Khoanuang the tourist sector worker who allegedly beat and raped a Dutch model in Krabi last year is due to start in Krabi provincial Court on February 4th. But there has been no let up from Holland on the publicity […]

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Myanmar Ignored UN Joint Action Plan On Child Soliders

THE TATMADAW PUBLICLY RELEASED CHILD SOLDIERS – THEN RECRUITED MORE – CLAIM Despite moves towards political reform, children continue to be recruited and used as soldiers by armed forces and armed groups in Myanmar, a report published by Child Soldiers International said today.                       ‘Chance for Change – Ending the recruitment and use of child […]

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FLYING SPORRAN ON THE RUN – JOINS TARTAN PIMPERNEL IN HIDING – report

– -A Pattaya Times Exclusive –  The paper where news runs all down your leg (I’ve got Drummond on the run says Drew Noyes) Thailand’s seemingly greatest English language newspaper the Pattaya Times which boasts a readership of 500,000 reading a print run of 5000 has broken with the news that Andrew Drummond, correspondent of […]

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KILLER COP GETS REMISSION FOR RIVER KWAI MURDERS

-HE WOULD HAVE GOT DEATH – BUT SOMCHAI WISETSINGH WAS AN ‘OUTSTANDING’ THAI POLICEMAN- AND NOW HE’S COUNTING THE DAYS. Police Sergeant Somchai Wisetsingh whose death sentence for the murders of backpackers Vanessa Arscott and Adam Lloyd in Kanchanaburi was commuted to 50 years nine years ago has had his sentence reduced by 32 years. […]

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Is Thailand’s Attorney-General Moving Against Dodgy Developers?

Emerald Palace Visited By Police – Sensation A controversial condominium project in Pattaya linked to a British company, which has taken billions of pounds for property projects, which have never been built, in the Caribbean and Thailand, was yesterday (Wednesday) visited by police and Pattaya Consumer Protection Officers. (Picture by CB) Emerald Palace on Pratamnak […]

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A Paradise Island Shooting – Splashpackers – and the Sex Pistols

The Flying Sporran’s Full Moon Diary- Nobody dances outside the Zoom Bar on the Thai island of Koh Phangan anymore. Well they won’t until the fuss dies down.   It was closed down by police order after Briton Stephen Ashton took a bullet in his side on New Year’s morning. I don’t suppose the bar […]

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Evidence In Canadian Murder Case Exposes Thai Police Cover Up

BUT CHIEF OF PAI POLICE WAS DISMISSED FROM THE FORCE- -From Andrew Drummond, Bangkok, January 7 2013- (Pic: Uthai who also clubbed to death his 18-year-old wife) The Thai policeman who shot dead Canadian Leo Del Pinto in the northern Thai village of Pai in January 2007 shot downwards into his body on both occasions […]

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