Archive For The “Thailand News” Category

Rabies On The Increase And Everyone NEEDS To Read This Report

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Rabies On The Increase And Everyone NEEDS To Read This Report

Rabies has spread rapidly, albeit silently, in many provinces of Thailand, with 271 confirmed cases of infection in animals nationwide as of yesterday – just 55 days into the New Year. This number already surpasses the total number of rabies cases in the entire year of 2014. According to real-time rabies infection statistics reported at…

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Man Whose Book About Life In The Bangkok Hilton Has Been Turned Into A Film Is Back In Prison

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Man Whose Book About Life In The Bangkok Hilton Has Been Turned Into A Film Is Back In Prison

A Liverpool boxer, whose autobiographical novel about his time in Thai prisons has been made into a major film, is to miss its premiere – because he was jailed again today. Billy Moore wrote “A Prayer Before Dawn” which has been transferred to the screen by Hurricane Films and played at the prestigious Cannes Festival….

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Thai Man With Two Beautiful Wives Shares Secret To Happy Marriage(s)

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Thai Man With Two Beautiful Wives Shares Secret To Happy Marriage(s)

After photos of a Bangkok man who has two beautiful wives got attention in social media over the past week, the trio — and their nine children — have given numerous interviews sharing their secrets for having a happy marriage in Thailand. It all started when the second wife, Warissara Poksrichan, 32, posted photos of…

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British Embassy Involved In Improving Driving License Procedures For Foreign Nationals

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British Embassy Involved In Improving Driving License Procedures For Foreign Nationals

In collaboration with the British Embassy Bangkok, the Thai Department of Land Transport is working to improve the process of obtaining a driving license for foreign nationals across Thailand. These improvements contribute to a wider goal of tackling road safety in Thailand, with an aim to cap the rising number of foreign nationals involved in road…

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Charitable Reiner Abele Is Much More Than Just “The Kindest German In Thailand”

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Charitable Reiner Abele Is Much More Than Just “The Kindest German In Thailand”

A charitable German who loves his Thai wife and his life in Thailand may be more than just “The Kindest German in Thailand” – he may be one of the most sensible expats you’d ever meet. Reiner Abele has been in the news recently after he was featured and praised in the Thai press for…

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New Form Of Medical Certificate Issued By Doctors To Driving License Applicants To Come Into Force On March1

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New Form Of Medical Certificate Issued By Doctors To Driving License Applicants To Come Into Force On March1

Starting March 1, applicants for a driving license will be required to produce a new form of medical certificate from a qualified doctor certifying that he/she is free from five diseases namely elephantiasis, tuberculosis, alcoholism, leprosy and drug addiction. On top of that, Land Transport Department director-general Sanit Promwong said applicants for a driving license…

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Schoolboy Who “Lost” Toon Bodyslam During His Charity Run To Get His 1.2 Million Bht Shoes

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Schoolboy Who “Lost” Toon Bodyslam During His Charity Run To Get His 1.2 Million Bht Shoes

Times comment:-A number of wonderful stories have emerged from Toon Bodyslam’s unbelievable charity run towards the end of last year. What that man achieved should never be underestimated and it has got to be the greatest money-raising event by an individual in history. It’s not the amount raised but the pain that Toon put his…

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Turbulent Weather On The Way Before Temperatures Drop

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Turbulent Weather On The Way Before Temperatures Drop

People in the upper north of Thailand are warned of turbulent weather from Wednesday until Saturday, with rain storm and strong wind during the initial period to be followed by a drop in temperature from 2-4 degrees Celsius. Mr Wanchai Sak-udomchai, director-general of Thai Meteorological Department, said Monday that the anticipated turbulent weather stemmed from…

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Security Committee Bans Entertainment During Election Campaign

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Security Committee Bans Entertainment During Election Campaign

The tri-partite scrutiny committee on Monday (Feb 19) resolved unanimously by nine votes against nil to restore the original provision of the election of MPs bill which bans the holding of entertainment activities during the election campaign period. Election Commission chairman Supachai Somcharoen said the scrutiny committee headed by Mr Wittaya Piewpong agreed unanimously to…

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Thai Man Arrested After Threatening Mini-Van Passengers With Gun

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Thai Man Arrested After Threatening Mini-Van Passengers With Gun

Police in Nakhon Nayok north of Bangkok said they had arrested a 26 year old man who was filmed on a Facebook video threatening fellow passengers on a minivan. He told police that he was high on drugs but admitted that it was him. “Manut Pa” had posted the footage saying that the man was…

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