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February 2018

BRITISH PARLIAMENT TO DEBATE TOURIST DEATHS IN THAILAND

PRIME MINISTER TO RECEIVE PETITION The House of Commons will discuss the safety of British tourists in Thailand in an adjournment debate set for this Wednesday following a motion made by M.P. Hannah Bardell. This follows a campaign and petition on Change.Org by Reigate mother Pat Harrington whose son was killed in a ‘motorcycle’ on […]

NIELS COLOV’S RACE AGAINST TIME

REIGN OF PATTAYA’S CHIEF ‘FOREIGN COP’ AND ‘MEDIA TYCOON’ DRAWS TO AN END With his media empire collapsing about him Niels Colov, the former Copenhagen pimp, who rose to the giddy heights of a newspaper tycoon and chief of the local police foreign volunteersin Pattaya, is making one last desperate bid for survival. With the […]

There are those Thai time cards again

Every time that I read that migrant workers in Thailand are being prosecuted for stealing their time cards, by a Thai chicken processing company accused of labour abuse I can’t help giggling. (Pause) How is the court going to assess the value of the time cards  -50 satang or the millions the company will have […]

THAIVISA.COM LAWYER TOOK EXPATS FOR MILLIONS

Need a lawyer in Thailand? Here’s where not to look. SOMSAK CHOPAKA Well, you’re now fed up with foreign crooks in Thailand. One has taken you for a couple of million baht and you have had a confrontation with him and he’s not giving it back. So, you have called him a crook online to […]

BONANZA! THAI POSSE HUNTS DOWN BRIT FUGITIVE FROM THE ‘PONDEROSA’

Hoss won’t be happy either* Some Brits have all the luck. Poor old Londoner Damon Wait has been caught again. And it’s happened on the day The Sun in London posed the question:  ‘Will Thailand be the next country to bore of boozy Brits?’  Damon, who was caught last year with a bag of ‘China white’ heroin and a massive stash […]