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  • Thailand News

    British man dies mysteriously at public park in Chiang Mai

    A 34 year old British man died under mysterious circumstances in a public park in the city centre of the northern province of Chiang Mai. A suspicious empty foil package was found near his body. Mueang Chiang Mai Police Station officers were alerted to the death of a foreign man, later identified as 34 year old Englishman Dax Baker, at…

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    British man revived in Thailand, giving back in Africa

    A British man, revived after dying in an ambulance in Thailand last year, wants to repay the fundraisers who saved his life by helping those less fortunate in Africa. Liam Kilby was clinically dead for eight minutes following a motorcycle accident in Phuket on May 1 last year, which caused more life-threatening injuries. The 26 year old from Moreton collided…

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    British man arrested on Koh Pha Ngan for illegal tour operations

    Police arrested a British man in Koh Pha Ngan yesterday for illegally working as a tour guide, charging foreign tourists 70,000 baht each and enjoying free accommodations in Thailand. Reports received today detail that Deputy Superintendent of the Tourist Police Division 5, Sak Sirah Phueak-am, Commissioner of the Tourist Police, in collaboration with the district chief of Koh Phangan, had…

  • Pattaya News

    British man found dead in Sattahip condo, suspected suicide

    A 58 year old British man was found dead in his condo bathroom in Sattahip, Chon Buri on May 27. Sattahip police responded to a report of a suspected suicide at a luxury condominium behind Bang Saray Market. Upon entering the third-floor room, police discovered the man, identified by police as Michael Devalle, dead in the bathroom. He appeared to…

  • Expats

    Phuket jet ski tragedy casts shadow over British man’s holiday

    A British man’s paradise holiday in Phuket tragically turned to gloom for his family when he lost his life in a jet ski crash earlier this month. Jonathan Greene, from Stoke-on-Trent, met a tragic end during his holiday in the sun-soaked paradise of Phuket earlier this month. The 37 year old, of Church Avenue in Baddeley Green, was soaking up the…

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    Blaze destroys British man’s condo in Pattaya

    A terrifying blaze erupted in the early hours of May 17 at the Center Condotel on South Pattaya Road, causing extensive damage and forcing the frantic evacuation of residents. The fire, reported at 3.36am, initially broke out on the 12th floor, quickly spreading to the 13th floor as thick smoke engulfed the building, creating a chaotic and perilous scene. Kraithong…

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    British man nabbed for souring Phuket eatery’s reputation

    Officers from the Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) arrested a British man for allegedly defaming an Italian restaurant in Phuket with negative reviews on Google after a two-year long conflict with the restaurant owner. The restaurant owner filed a complaint with the Sakhu Police Station officers after noticing a sudden drop in their Google Maps rating, from 4.9 stars to 3.1…

  • Thailand video news

    Thailand Video News | British Man Arrested at Phuket Airport for Possession of Cocaine, Thailand Extends Visa Exemption Program for Indian and Taiwanese Tourists

    In this Thailand video news, Alex and Jay delve into the recent news from Thailand. Beginning with the nation has extended its visa exemption program for Indian and Taiwanese tourists, aiming to boost tourism. Former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra seeks a mediation role in Myanmar’s conflict, showcasing Thailand’s diplomatic engagement. However, challenges persist, with a Thai airline experiencing an engine failure…

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    Thai woman vs British man in altercation in Isaan (video)

    A Thai woman accused a British man of harassing and threatening her with a gun at her restaurant Madam Chickan in the Isaan province of Buriram. In response, the foreigner defended himself, alleging that the woman was involved in passport fraud. The 38 year old Thai woman, Komkhai, sought help from Channel 7 alleging that the 55 year old British…

  • Expats

    British man lost in Thailand, family issues SOS appeal

    The family of a British man issued an SOS after he went AWOL while on holiday in Thailand. Scottish man David Goldthorpe has vanished in Thailand after booking a holiday in the Land of Smiles to celebrate his retirement. The 65 year old Edinburgh-born retiree was supposed to fly home Sunday, May 5, but never boarded his flight, leaving his…

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    British man to face deportation over negative Thailand comments

    Thai Tourist Police officers urged the Immigration Bureau to deport a British man due to negative comments he made about Thai authorities, laws, and people on YouTube and other social media platforms. The British man, identified only as Thomas, posted videos of himself talking about Thailand on YouTube and several other social media platforms. In the videos, Thomas reportedly made…

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    British man’s stolen card wins 185 million baht lottery

    In a twist of fate, a British man’s stolen credit card was used to buy a lottery ticket in England that won a £4 million (185 million baht) prize, leading to a bizarre situation where the rightful owner wondered if he was entitled to any winnings, only to be met with disappointment. Joshua Addyman’s credit card details were swiped in…

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    British man arrested for begging to buy drugs in Koh Pha Ngan

    Thai police arrested a British man after he allegedly begged for money to buy drugs outside a convenience store in Koh Pha Ngan, an island in the southern province of Surat Thani. Locals on Koh Pha Ngan reported to authorities after seeing a foreign man begging outside a 7-Eleven convenience store and using drugs in the area. Officers from the…

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    British man fined 5,000 baht for naked stroll on Krabi beach

    A British man faces a fine of 5,000 baht after a viral video, filmed by a Thai local, showed him walking naked with his friends along Ao Nang Beach in the southern province of Krabi. A resident of Krabi province witnessed the naked British man, later identified as 23 year old Joseph William Kershaw, and filmed him. The video was…

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    British man critically injured after impaling himself on iron fence in Pattaya

    A 65 year old British man critically injured himself after he was impaled on a sharp iron fence at his residence in the Bang La Bang district of Chon Buri. The incident occurred in the wee hours of today at Choke Chai Garden Home 2 in Tambon Nong Pru. Emergency services arrived at the scene and discovered Michael Girling pierced through…

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    British man dies after bathroom fall at Chon Buri residence

    A British businessman met a fatal end today at 7.10am after slipping and falling onto a glass sliding door in the bathroom at his Chon Buri residence, resulting in glass impaling his chest. Police Lieutenant Colonel Surasingh Sukmak, the deputy investigator, was notified of the incident which involved 54 year old British national, Gareth John Wilson. The accident took place…

  • Crime News

    Thai cops uncover British man’s drug stash in Phuket

    A British man is facing a lifetime behind bars after Thai cops swooped on his hotel room and reportedly found a significant stash of illegal drugs. The British man, Stephen Mullady, was arrested on the spot for suspected cocaine dealing. The father of one, who had been socialising with friends, was arrested by Thai police who allegedly uncovered various illegal…

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    British man arrested in Chiang Mai drug bust

    A British man was arrested in a sting operation uncovering a sprawling drug trade targeting unsuspecting tourists in Chiang Mai. Chiang Mai police, acting on a tip-off, apprehended 48 year old British man Charly Garcia in an operation at a cannabis products shop in the Mueang district, where he was allegedly peddling narcotics to foreign visitors. Undercover officers, playing their…

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    British man nabbed with illegal Diazepam in Phuket

    A British man was apprehended by authorities in Karon after being caught red-handed with Diazepam yesterday. According to reports from the Karon Police, a routine checkpoint near Nong Harn Lake led to the discovery. Suspicions were raised when a taxi, carrying a foreign passenger identified only as Thomas, a 27 year old British man, attracted attention. While the authorities did…

  • Expats

    British man quits England for Thailand’s tropical tranquility

    A disgruntled British man declared he had quit England for Thailand pledging never to return to his homeland. Riyan Ruparelia left Blighty for the Land of Smiles in January vowing he’d had enough of truth-twisting ruling Conservative Party, Sir Keir Starmer’s Tory-lite opposition Labour Party, and the economic destruction of the United Kingdom, and not to mention its soaring crime…

  • Thailand News

    British man throws glass at Thai woman in anger over dog barking

    A Thai woman demanded a British man to apologise to her in public after he threw a glass at her in a fit of rage over a barking dog on Jomtien Beach in Pattaya on Saturday, March 2. The Thai victim, Amavalee Tongfark, took to Facebook to share the abusive behaviour of the Englishman, identified as Sam, and urged netizens…

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    British man completes 2,100km charity run for Thai children

    A British man triumphantly completed his charity run designed to raise funds for orphanages and underprivileged children in Thailand. He achieved this by running from the northernmost to the southernmost district of the country. The Englishman, Chris Russell, launched his charity project, Run Thailand 2,100 KM, in January this year in a bid to donate money to Thai orphanages and…

  • Phuket News

    British man killed in triple vehicle collision in Rawai, Phuket

    Tragedy struck in Rawai, Phuket, when a fatal collision involving three vehicles claimed the life of a British man in the early morning hours yesterday, February 15. The incident occurred outside the Patak Road branch of a local 7-Eleven store, according to local police sources. The scene was first attended by Police Lieutenant Colonel Retired Somrak from Chalong Police Station…

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    Unruly British man goes berserk on Bangkok-London flight (video)

    An unruly British man was arrested after his flight from Bangkok to London Heathrow landed following a cowardly attack on a Thai Airways member of staff. The 35 year old unnamed British man went berserk only minutes after the flight from the Thai capital took off on February 7 and proceeded to smash up the aircraft’s toilet. A passenger managed…

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    Search continues for British man missing in southern Thailand

    A 24 year old British man went missing yesterday while kayaking in a canal near the Rajjaprabha Dam, also known as the Cheow Lan Dam, in the southern province of Surat Thani. Supot Juinark, the director of Khao Sok National Park, reported to officers at Ban Ta Khun Police Station around 12:30pm yesterday, February 11, that 24 year old Englishman…

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    British man faces disability after motorcycle accident in Thailand

    The tranquillity of a family vacation was shattered for Lee Francis, a 54 year old occupational therapist from Church Village, Rhondda Cynon Taf when a motorcycle accident in Thailand left him with paralysis from the waist down. The irony is not lost on Lee, who spent his career aiding disabled individuals to live independently, and now faces a similar struggle…

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    British man arrested for counterfeit euro scam in Phuket

    Police in Phuket apprehended a British man for his involvement in a counterfeit euro exchange scam across various locations in the province. The alleged suspect, 33 year old British national Tobias Drew was reportedly found in possession of a large sum of counterfeit currency and has been charged under Thai law. A 50 year old Thai woman, Janjira Laowlang was…

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    British man arrested in Chiang Mai for abusing teen student

    A British man, posing as an English teacher in Phuket for two years, has been arrested for sexually abusing a 16 year old foreign student twice at a private residence. The incidents, which took place on December 9, 2014, and April 2, 2015, came to light following an investigation by the school after the student’s guardians reported the matter. The…

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    British man forges kidnap tale, arrested by Pattaya police

    A seemingly distressing kidnapping report took an unexpected turn when a British national’s family in England alerted Thai police that the Brit had been abducted in Thailand. The Central Police Bureau was alerted via Interpol by Ian’s (surname withheld) family in the UK and Police Lieutenant General Jirapop Phuridej, Commander-in-Chief of the Central Police Bureau, deployed an investigative team to…

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    British man with asthma dies on holiday in Koh Chang

    A British man with asthma from Newmarket, Suffolk, passed away in hospital in Koh Chang after being admitted for an unknown illness. The 44 year old British man, James Moore, embarked on his Thai adventure just a fortnight prior, with plans to return home on February 7. His sister, Rachel Tate, revealed the details surrounding the tragedy. “My parents, Boots…