POLICE TO REPORT TO U.S. EMBASSY ON DEATH OF ACADEMIC IN HUA HIN

IT’S NOT OVER UNTIL IT’S OVER! Police in Hua Hin are to present the results of their findings into their investigation into the death of American academic James Hughes, 58, at a meeting at the United States Embassy in Bangkok this coming Friday. The Hua Hin Superintendent Police Lt. Colonel Sittichai Srisophajaroenrat has again stressed […]

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THE DEATH OF A PROFESSOR IN THAILAND – CASE CLOSED. NO IT ISN’T!

INQUIRY STUMBLES OVER MULTIPLE WOUNDS OF PROFESSOR WHO POLICE SAID DIED OF ‘UNDERLYING DISEASE’ The Royal Thai police force, which appears to have passed off yet another possible murder of a foreigner with their familiar finding of ‘stopped breathing, heart stopped beating’ and ‘no foul play suspected’, now have their work cut out trying to […]

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WILL THE BBC’S CORRESPONDENT BE IN COURT UNTIL RETIREMENT?

The BBC’s Jonathan Head, who is being sued for what a lot more foreign correspondents in Thailand should have been doing for years, is finding out just what it means to get involved in Thailand’s controversial legal system. Jonathan confronts lawyer in Phuket. Jonathan, who took up the cases of Briton’s Ian Rance and Irishman […]

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WATCH OUT FOR UBER FRAUD – INVESTOR ALERT

BOOZE, BIRDS AND ‘LOADSAMONEY’ UBER ALLES Investors particularly in South East Asia, Australia and New Zealand need to be careful of a current boiler room fraud operating from ‘rooms’ in Manila, Cebu, and Bangkok. Two fake companies are actively involved and have websites pretending to be in New York and Portland, Oregon.  Capital Trust Management […]

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SEX TOURIST ACQUITTED OVER ROW WITH THAI ‘SHORT TIME’ GIRLS

PLUS ‘WHO’S ON THE RUN?’ A South African businessman who was jailed for two weeks in Thailand and forbidden to leave the country for a year after demanding a refund from two prostitutes who did not provide any sex services has been acquitted by a court in the resort of Pattaya. Mark Berchowitz, who publishes […]

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ANDY HALL STRIKES BACK AFTER SUPREME COURT JUDGES IN HIS FAVOUR

BUT STILL HE’S GOING THROUGH HELL COMMENT Congratulations are in order today for Andy Hall after the Supreme Court in Thailand finally dismissed a libel case brought over an interview he gave al-jazeera television describing conditions for Burmese migrant labourers at a Natural Fruit plant in the Thai province of Prachuap Khiri Kan. Congratulations as […]

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