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Thai Women Hit Out At Praiya On Social Media

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Thai Women Hit Out At Praiya On Social Media

All the old stereotypes emerged online as Thais vented their disapproval of a woman in the news who said she had dated 5,000 foreigners. Praiya Suriya had given advice and opinion on foreign men earlier in the week and was offering a course on how to snare a rich and good farang. She called herself an expert in dating…

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10,000 bht Bounty For Capture Of Rare Antique Shop Sign Thief

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10,000 bht Bounty For Capture Of Rare Antique Shop Sign Thief

Police in the northeastern province of Kalasin are looking for whoever stole a shop’s century-old sign after its owner offered 10,000 baht reward. The sign, which hung over a grocery store called Lao Sun Kee, was stolen in the early hours of Sunday. Store owner Jiraporn Laopongpitch, who offered the bounty on Tuesday, said she…

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Thai Lady Offers Course On How To Get The Most Out Of Rich Foreigners

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Thai Lady Offers Course On How To Get The Most Out Of Rich Foreigners

A Thai woman who advertised herself as having dated over 5,000 rich men became the talk of the town today after launching an online course designed to guide other Thai women in catching and keeping rich foreigners. For Thai women out there who want an ATM as a boyfriend, a woman in Khon Kaen, who…

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Immigration Bust A Ring Of African And Afghan Men Paying 5,000 bht For Thai Wives

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Immigration Bust A Ring Of African And Afghan Men Paying 5,000 bht For Thai Wives

  Thai immigration in Bangkok have entrapped a gang of Nigerians and Afghans who were paying Thai women to marry men so they could get long term visas for Thailand. They advertised for Thai women on Facebook paying just 5,000 baht a time to register marriages. Officials became suspicious and planned a sting when the gang – seven Nigerians…

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Australian Man Fleeing From Police Following An Accident Kills Udon Woman

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Australian Man Fleeing From Police Following An Accident Kills Udon Woman

A 55 year old Australian man fleeing police after a minor traffic accident hit and killed a 50 year old woman on a motorcycle in downtown Udon. Her son and another boy who she had just picked up from school are gravely injured in hospital. Police found Joel Mackerry (name translated from Thai script) sobbing behind the wheel of…

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Dutch Money Launderer And Thai Wife Have Sentences Reduced

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Dutch Money Launderer And Thai Wife Have Sentences Reduced

A man from the Netherlands convicted for laundering money in Thailand allegedly made from the cannabis trade in his home country, has had his sentence drastically reduced by the criminal court in Bangkok. His Thai wife will also serve much less time. Johan or Johannes van Laarhoven was originally sentenced back in 2015 to 103 years following his…

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Woman Who Sold Her Daughter Into Soapy Massage Is Also Involved In Korat Politician Sex Scandal

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Woman Who Sold Her Daughter Into Soapy Massage Is Also Involved In Korat Politician Sex Scandal

A mother who sold her own daughter into the sex trade has also supplied under 18 girls to politicians in Nakorn Rachasima, Bangkok police have revealed. A warrant for the arrest of three politicians on charges of rape have been made. Yesterday Chok Chai police mounted a raid on the We Too Entertainment soapy massage establishment in Lat…

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Mystery Surrounds Cambodian Man With 126 Bank Cards And Over 3 Million Baht In Cash

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Mystery Surrounds Cambodian Man With 126 Bank Cards And Over 3 Million Baht In Cash

It was the ultimate in drawing attention to yourself. A Cambodian man was annoying the queue at a Kasikorn ATM near the border at Rong Kleua market in Aranyaprathet. He had been withdrawing and transferring money for a very long time using dozens of ATM cards. So long in fact that people in the queue got suspicious and called…

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“Start-Up” Visas For Foreign Experts And Investors

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“Start-Up” Visas For Foreign Experts And Investors

The ministry for the digital economy (DE) is looking into plans to issue special incentive visas for foreign startup firms and their staff to come and work in Thailand. The ministry has received recommendations that one of the best ways to encourage the growth of startup companies in Thailand is to bring in experts and investors from abroad. A…

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Son Shoots Father, Then Himself Over Dispute About Pit Bull

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Son Shoots Father, Then Himself Over Dispute About Pit Bull

A man died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound after he shot and severely wounded his 61-year-old father late Monday night following dispute over the raising of a pit bull terrier, police said. Hat Yai Police Station was alerted to the shooting incident, at a five-storey townhouse in Hat Yai district in Songkhla, at about 11pm….

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