‘MOVE ALONG. THERE’S NOTHING TO SEE HERE!’ THAILAND’S FISHING INDUSTRY IN 2018

Thailand’s effort to put an end to slave labour in the fishing industry is little more then a ‘theatrical exercise for international consumption’, states a report out today. While the Thai government scrambled to create a new ordinance for the fishing industry after severe criticism both of fishing methods and trafficked slave labour by the […]

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‘THE CHILLING EFFECT?’ WHAT DOES ‘WANTED BY SCOTLAND YARD’ MEAN IN THAILAND?

MONEY MONEY MONEY. IT’S A RICH MAN’S WORLD Mark Hallett, from Somerset wanted in the UK for fraud and moneylaundering, photographs 1 million baht in a Bangkok apartrment When the defence lawyers for Zaw Lynn and Wai Phyo, the two Burmese charged and convicted for the murders in Thailand of Britons David Miller and Hannah […]

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PAUL HAYWARD, BANGKOK: ‘GOOGLE RESTORES ANDREW-DRUMMOND.COM

The website www.andrew-drummond.com has been restored in the U.K. after being blocked by Google for a month due to claims of alleged libel by a British businessman in Bangkok, Paul John Hayward. This site, along with andrew-drummond.news and fraudrecoveryblog.wordpress.com has maintained consistently that Hayward, from Birmingham, described as Bangkok’s ‘King of Clubs’, earned his real […]

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NINE YEARS WAIT FOR JUSTICE OVER SHOOTING OF EX-MARINE IN HUA HIN

BUT WILL SEATTLE ACADEMIC EVER SEE THE US$500,000 COMPENSATION? Janpen Oxley (Andrew Chant) *Thai Supreme Court confirms life sentence against main conspirator – the wife of Briton facing drug charges back home. *18 Million Thai baht (US$550,000) damages to widow of former U.S. Marine gunned down in Hua Hin. The Thai Supreme Court has confirmed […]

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LORD BOND’S BANGKOK JUNKET BITCOIN CRYPTO PLAN TAKES A DIVE

AHEAD OF HIS TIME? Plans to accept payment in Bitcoin for citizenship or the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu have been shelved. The move, announced by Lord Geoffrey Bond, once a leading figure in Bangkok’s ‘night life’ has been declared a non-starter. Bond, right, with David Napuat, Secetary for Provincial Affairs and lawyers, Bastien […]

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ANY STRIKERS AT SMARTCHOICE PROPERTY AGENTS?

BEHIND THE THAI POLICE DRAGNET ON CRIMINALS DISGUISING THEMSELVES AS FOOTBALLERS Two months ago, Thai Police announced a crackdown on foreign criminals in Thailand.  Deputy Tourist Police commissioner Surachet Hakpan told the ‘Bangkok Post’ that these foreign criminals usually overstay their visas after entering the country, “disguising themselves as language teachers or football players”.  The […]

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IS BRITISH LORD IN BANGKOK JUNKET THE NEW FACE OF AN ISLAND NATION?

CONTROVERSY AS FORMER BANGKOK BAR OWNER MOVES IN ON SOUTH PACIFIC ISLAND ECONOMY The island nation of Vanuatu is concerned about a former ex-pat Bangkok businessman. Rather, observers of a recent junket to Bangkok by MPs of the country – formerly known as the ‘New Hebrides’- to seal a deal to market the country’s passports, […]

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HUMILIATED THAI COMPANY NOW SEEKS TO JAIL ITS MIGRANT WORKERS

In what would seem an almost unbelievable move, were it not Thailand, the poultry company Thammakaset, which was last month ordered by the Supreme Court to pay 1.7 million baht to migrant Burmese workers whom IT abused…is now trying to get them into jail. At Don Muang court in Bangkok today the company laid criminal […]

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