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December 2015

THE KOH TAO MURDERS – IF THE VERDICT WAS WRONG TIME WILL NOT TELL

By the six o’clock BBC evening news in London yesterday the mews that Wai Phyo and Zaw Lin had been found guilty and sentenced to death was well down the agenda, coming after a car crash with one fatality, floods in Cumbria and a bus crash with no fatalities. Any doubt about the prosecution of […]

SCAM WARNING! HOLIDAY INSURANCE IN THAILAND. WHO NEEDS IT?

BECAUSE YOU ARE THAILAND?* Sorry to be an old misery so close to Christmas but I need to put out a warning on a current ‘Thai insurance scam’ as the country is entering into peak tourist season. The headline is not intended to mislead. Everyone should get health and accident insurance. That’s a given. But […]

HAPPY CHRISTMAS ONE AND ALL!

Aha. I never thought I would be one for those cheesy family Christmas cards but there I was in Tesco’s in Kingston Bagpuize when I heard this high octave ‘Ho! Ho! Ho! and ‘Have your picture taken with Santa for three quid!’ Seemed like a good deal to me. The Santa was actually a woman […]

THAI JUSTICE ON TRIAL AGAIN AS BURMESE AWAIT THEIR FATE IN ‘PARADISE’

With just two days to go before the court in Koh Samui, Thailand, returns a verdict on the two young Burmese accused of the murders of David Miller and Hannah Witheridge on Koh Tao the defence pro-bono lawyers, appointed by the Lawyers Council of Thailand, and the Migrant Workers Rights Network have put out a […]

PATTAYA’S CRIMINAL FRATERNITY RAISE A GLASS TO AN OLD FRIEND

 GANGSTER FRIEND OF PATTAYA POLICE VOLUNTEERS BOWS OUT IN COPENHAGEN Owild – ‘women loved him” Scandinavian gangsters in the Thai resort city of Pattaya, Thailand, have been raising a glass of schnapps this week to their old friend career criminal Leon Owild who died aged 75 in a suburb of North West Copenhagen after a […]

DREW NOYES KICKED OUT OF BED BY FRAUD VICTIM

FAMOUS FRAUDSTER RAGES AS FORMER SCHOOL PAL MOVES IN WITH HIS WIFE Convicted fraudster Drew Noyes who fled Thailand with some of his children while on bail has announced yet again that he will return – this time he says ‘to claim what’s rightfully mine’. On his Facebook site which he heads ‘My life is […]

MANGO MIGRANTS AND TERRORIST ROUTE INTO THAILAND?

Finnwatch – the consumer rights organization which brewed up a storm over the mistreatment of Burmese migrant labour at Natural Fruit’s pineapple processing plant in Prachuap Khiri Kan is at it again – this time attacking working conditions of Burmese in factories supplying to one of Finland’s cut price supermarket chains. In a report rather […]

GROUND BREAKING THAI COURT GIVES BAIL TO ALLEGED REPEAT DRUGS OFFENDER

A 40-year-old Australian national was granted bail by the Thai Region 2 Appeal Court today in the sum of 800,000 (AUS$30,573) on a charge of possessing ‘Ice’  – crystal methamphetamine. Jacob Dade Davies from Melaney, Queensland, had earlier been refused bail by Pattaya Provincial Court, as earlier this year in case YO17/58 he had been […]

ARREST WARRANT ISSUED FOR FAKE LAWYER BRIAN GOUDIE

KEY BAR AND GUEST HOUSE OWNER’S SECRET FILMS An arrest warrant was today issued for fake Scots lawyer Brian Goudie by a court in Thailand on charges which included posting pornographic video of his former 19-year-old Thai assistant in the resort of Pattaya. The warrant was issued by Pattaya Provincial Court after Goudie, 48, from […]

‘BAD MILITARY AND POLICE CONTROLLED HUMAN TRAFFICKING IN THAILAND’

CREDIBILITY OF THAILAND’S MILITARY GOVERNMENT – DESTROYED AT A SINGLE STROKE A Thai General has revealed the sham of Thailand’s so called investigation into human trafficking after he fled to Australia to seek political asylum. Major General Paween Pongsirin the man appointed to conduct an investigation into the trafficking of Rohingyas from Burma after an […]