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DENIALS AND BETRAYAL AT THE BANGKOK POST

Another foreign journalist has gone public about his treatment and betrayal at Thailand’s biggest English language newspaper the ‘Bangkok Post’.  Justin Heifetz, who like Erika Fry worked for the Bangkok Sunday Post Spectrum Section, the section which comes closest to running anything resembling quality journalism in the newspaper, has gone public, like his predecessor Erika […]

BE CAREFUL OF NEWSPAPERS IN SE ASIA OFFERING FINANCIAL ADVICE

SOME DODGY ADVISERS JUST WON’T GO QUIETLY  Flying Sporran’s Midweek Diary Thailand’s most famous independent financial adviser. whom one should NOT take financial advice from, is quite clearly refusing to go quietly – neither is the company he represents, Platinum Financial Services, or PFS. After repeatedly being exposed on this site and seemingly having his […]

BRITISH PENSIONERS IN THAILAND CAN NOW RELAX!

BUT ONLY IF YOU READ THIS! Since being put on Thailand’s Security Exchange Investor Alert List, Platinum Financial Services have been flooding the internet with Twitter messages, and mass emailing, to attract, in particular, British citizens to transfer their pensions offshore where of course PFS would look after them. Last month started a QROPS site […]

GET RID OF THESE FRAUDULENT FOREIGNERS! – BANGKOK POST BAG

‘THE EXPAT COMMUNITY NEEDS YOUR HELP TO RID THE COUNTRY OF THESE INDIVIDUALS’ Nice to see today a letter in the Bangkok Post from Tommy Weapon, which is a scarcely veiled reference to the two chumps Drew Noyes, and Brian Goudie aka Goldie. I am very cautiously optimistic that the powers that be are working […]

DEMOCRACY? HANG ON A SECOND. DON’T YOU WANT FREEDOM OF SPEECH FIRST?

THAILAND’S DEMOCRATIC MYTH – The Bangkok Post is currently running an editorial headed ‘Close Net on the Slave Trade’. The newspaper refers to an investigation by the Guardian newspaper in London into slavery in the fishing industry – where troublesome Burmese labourers have been literally murdered and thrown overboard. The details are horrific. One troublesome […]

FIVE YEARS ON THE PENNY DROPS – THAI OFFICIAL’S CAMPAIGN AGAINST BRITISH ACADEMIC WAS A FARCE

ASPARAGUS ALL ROUND! THAI SUPREME COURT CLEARS BRITISH ACADEMIC OF DEFAMATION – BUT FINDS THE PLAINTIFF GUILTY! A British academic, who took on the cheating boss of Thailand’s National Innovation Agency, has won a five year court battle which has now paved the way for prosecutions for corruption. Dr. Wyn Ellis from Swansea, who is […]

RUDE AND CRUDE COMMENTATOR APOLOGISES TO THAILAND

BUT SAYS THANKS FOR ADMITTING SHE WAS RIGHT Fox News commentator Greta Van Susteren has apologized for calling Thailand the lamest country of the day after Thailand was reported to have waited ten days to reveal it had spotted Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 on its radar. She also described officials as a ‘bunch of jerks’. […]

FAKE BOMB DETECTORS – YEARS LATER THAILAND COTTONS ON , ER, AT LEAST ITS ENGLISH LANGUAGE PRESS DOES-

(Thanks to a wire service report) MUM’S THE WORD AND THE PROBLEM WILL GO AWAY- (Pic: No batteries! So if this man’s not fit- its f**ked’  Former P.M . – Abhisit) It’s happened again. And it will happen again. Thailand was sold a pup and it now has egg on its face but nobody is […]

EXCLUSIVE -Top Financial Advisor – Now Laundering in Pattaya

  -The Football Fund, Financial Advisors, and Newspaper Ethics- Football Fund CEO now runs dry cleaners – And client who lost US$60,000 to Bangkok ‘financial advisor’ blamed for having ‘smallmanitus’ Remember ‘The Football Fund’? This was a financial fund set up to make loads of cash out of football and launched with a spectacular fanfare in […]

The Flying Sporran Soars – Record viewers this month

– BEST FOR NEWS – Just to keep everyone up to date. I am sure there is a way I can get the viewer count to show again. But in the meantime the good news is that this site is soaring. Soaring that is for a news investigation site which does not pretend to be […]