COMPUTER CRIME ACT COULD BE USED ON CRITICS SPECULATING ON KOH TAO MURDERS

STILL – ITS GOT TO MAKE YOU THINK! People who go on social media could be prosecuted under the Computer Crimes Act if they speculate to the dislike of the police – and presumably government too – on who murdered Hannah Witheridge and David Miller on Koh Tao last September, says Thailand’s Police Chief General […]

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THE PATTAYA TIMES IS DEAD – A REVIEW OF THAILAND’S POSSIBLY MOST MALICIOUS ‘NEWSPAPER’

AFTER A FEW FINAL LINGERING DEATH THROES THAILAND’S MOST MALICIOUS ENGLISH LANGUAGE NEWSPAPER HAS COUGHED FOR THE LAST TIME. TODAY WE RE-LIVE SOME OF ITS UNBELIEVABLE  MOMENTS A collecter’s item. The Pattaya Times news-stand at the Immigration Department A broadsheet ‘newspaper’ once billed as the third biggest English language newspaper in Thailand died today.  Nobody […]

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‘DREW NOYES WILL NEVER GO TO JAIL’, SAYS SOMCHAI

AND DREW HAS NO NEED TO PAY BAIL! “PATTAYA COURT MADE MISTAKE NOT SENDING ‘SACKED’ REPORTER TO JAIL!” The following just arrived from Somchai  Drew Noyes’ ”spokesman’, who claimed two days ago that his alter-ego would be found not guilty. He used the expression: ‘Its not what you know – its who you know”. Drew Noyes […]

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ANDY HALL IN SHOTGUN VICTORY OVER BURMESE MIGRANT LABOUR REPORT

FIRST BARREL DISCHARGED ON PLAINTIFF’S FOOT (Flying Sporran Comment) British Migrant Workers Right’s Campaigner Andy Hall was today acquitted of libel by a Thai court – delivering a blow to Thailand’s foot-shooting propensity for allowing victims of bad news to shoot the messengers. Twitter Pic – Jonathan Head And while the messengers have been in […]

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BRITISH EMBASSY AND FOREIGN CORRESPONDENTS BACK BRITISH JOURNALIST’S FIGHT AGAINST FOREIGN CRIMINALS

The British Government has supported moves by the Foreign Correspondents Club of Thailand calling on the Thai authorities to review ‘frivolous’ criminal defamation cases brought against a veteran British foreign correspondent, who has been investigating foreign crime in Thailand. Britain’s Ambassador Mark Kent and FCCT President Jonathan Head, the BBC’s South East Asia Correspondent have […]

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LIONS CLUB PRESIDENT JAILED FOR EXTORTION – ‘YOU GO NOW!’ NOYES TOLD AS HE IS TAKEN TO CELLS

JAIL AND DEPORTATION FACE PATTAYA’S ‘MOST CREDIBLE BUSINESSMAN’ FEMME FATALE ALSO GETS TWO YEARS Unlikely Bonnie and Clyde Drew Walter Noyes an American confidence trickster who posed as a lawyer in Thailand was jailed for two years at Pattaya Provincial Court today for attempted extortion. And with him to the cells went Wanrapa Boonsu (‘Kung’) […]

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Koh Tao Murders – Don’t Kiss Me Goodnight Sergeant Major

Flying Sporran’s Weekend Diary I have always been a bit wary of senior sergeants and sergeant majors in the Thai Police force. They are not like the classic British Army Sergeant Majors, who in days of old, actually ran the British army, and may still do. Anuthep No, Thai Police senior sergeants and sergeant majors […]

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Cosmetic Surgeon on ‘reckless killing’ charge – but what about his company?

WHO IS WATCHING THAILAND’S ‘MEDICAL HUB’ CLINICS? The death of 24-year-old Joy Williams while under anaesthetic at the SP Clinic in Lard Prao, Bangkok, continues to get a lot of space in the British Press – not least because a lot of Britons come to Bangkok and other parts of Thailand as part of ‘medical […]

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BRITISH GOVERNMENT CONCERNED OVER ALLEGATIONS OF CORRUPTION IN KOH TAO MURDER INVESTIGATION

On the day British police finally made it to the Thai island of Koh Tao the scene of the murders of Hannah Witheridge and David Miller, Britain’s Foreign Office has stated that it is concerned not only about the alleged mistreatment of the two Burmese men now held in Koh Samui jail but also concerned […]

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