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  • Thailand News

    Thai police seize 20 kg of meth from Chinese nationals in Bangkok

    Thai authorities have apprehended two Chinese nationals involved in the illicit trade of meth pills in Rama 9 district, Bangkok. The individuals, identified as 25 year old Li Xiang Song and 29 year old Yang Zhou, were arrested in a high-end condominium in the Rama 9 district. Upon their capture, an astounding 18.8 kilogrammes of methamphetamine was seized along with…

  • Thailand News

    Chinese national’s lost gold Cartier bracelet found in Phuket

    A valuable gold Cartier bracelet, worth approximately 750,000 baht, was reported missing by a Chinese national on Thalang Road in Phuket late on Thursday evening. The Chinese man, 45 year old Wang Lei, expressed his gratitude to the local police force for their quick action in locating and returning his lost property. Wang approached the Phuket City Police shortly after…

  • Thailand News

    Chinese nationals caught with illegal firearms in Pattaya

    Pattaya and Chon Buri police teamed up for a targeted operation on Wednesday, February 21, leading to the apprehension of two Chinese nationals for possession of illegal firearms. The duo, 28 year old Cai Qingqing and Lei Chen, also 28, were caught red-handed with a cache of weapons including a 9-milimetre semi-automatic pistol, two magazines, handcuffs, ammunition, and a mysterious…

  • Thailand News

    Temple scam: Thai abbot & Chinese nationals caught in 273 million baht fake amulet scheme

    The Deputy Commissioner of the Royal Thai Police (RTP) made public that the RTP seized 273 million baht from a Thai abbot and a group of Chinese nationals for selling fake amulets to Chinese tourists at the Buddhist monastery called Kaho Chi Chan or Big Buddha Mountain in Chon Buri province. More than 20 Thai and Chinese people are under…

  • Crime News

    Chinese nationals arrested at Phuket Airport for illegal employment

    Immigration officials recently apprehended two Chinese women at Phuket International Airport’s car park over accusations of illegal employment. The specifics concerning the women’s identities have not been publicly disclosed, with authorities opting to cover their faces in the released photographs. The arrest, which took place around 1.30pm yesterday, was spearheaded by Lt. Col. Akkaraphon Kaewkiat from the airport’s Immigration Checkpoint.…

  • Thailand News

    Virtual vibes: Chinese nationals seek fortune, prosperity through online ritual in Chiang Mai

    Nearly 3,000 Chinese nationals took part in an online ritual performed in Chaing Mai province in the northern part of Thailand to attract fortune and prosperity into their lives. Chiang Mai News reported today that netizens from Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, and China participated in the online ceremony performed by a Thai cult leader named Sub Muneethep. This mystical…

  • Thailand News

    Chinese national and 12 accomplices arrested for online scam in Chiang Rai

    A Chinese national and 12 accomplices have been apprehended in Chiang Rai for their involvement in an online scam operation. The arrests were made by officers from Provincial Police Region 5 and the Immigration Bureau, following a tip-off about the gang’s activities in Chiang Rai City. The police, armed with a search warrant issued by Chiang Rai Provincial Court, collaborated…

  • Thailand News

    Seven arrested for smuggling Chinese nationals into Thailand for potential call centre scams

    Seven Thai individuals have been detained for their alleged involvement in smuggling Chinese nationals from Laos into Thailand. Authorities are investigating whether these cases have any connection to call centre gangs. The series of arrests were disclosed in a press briefing held yesterday by Provincial Police Region 3 Commissioner Pol. Lt. Gen. Somprasong Yenthuan, which involved Highway Police, Immigration Police,…

  • Thailand News

    Three Chinese nationals fined for missing 90-day immigration check-in in Thailand

    Three Chinese nationals have recently been fined as part of an ongoing crackdown on immigration violations in Thailand. Acting under the instructions of national deputy police chief Pol. Gen. Surachet “Big Joke” Hakparn, officers in Banglamung and Sattahip have been carrying out weekly checks on Chinese nationals and other foreigners who may be involved in illegal activities or overstaying their…

  • Crime News

    Chinese nationals kidnap and rob woman in Bangkok before fleeing Thailand

    A Chinese nationals kidnapped and robbed a woman in Bangkok before fleeing Thailand. According to Deputy Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, Pol. Col. Nopphasil Poonsawat, the incident took place on April 17. A group of Chinese nationals abducted a 28 year old Chinese woman in Bangkok’s Huai Khwang district. The victim, a solo traveller, had gone to an entertainment avenue…

  • Crime News

    Police nab 3 Chinese nationals for kidnapping, extortion

    Police arrested three Chinese nationals in Thailand for allegedly kidnapping and extorting about 3.2 million baht from a Chinese woman. Officers arrested two men and a woman at a hotel in the Aranyaprathet district of Sa Kaeo province. A 23 year old Chinese woman studying for a bachelor’s degree filed a complaint with the Thong Lor police on Friday. In…

  • Hot News

    Australia charges Chinese nationals in US online scam totalling over US$100 million in losses

    Four Chinese nationals in Australia are being charged with an online investment scam that allegedly caused losses of over US$100 million. The scam, which was mostly carried out in the US, involved the manipulation of legitimate electronic trading platforms that were licensed to foreign exchange brokers. Those brokers then allegedly provided the software to their clients, resulting in major financial…

  • Visa Information

    Sales of Thailand Elite Card to Chinese nationals up 185%

    The number of new Chinese nationals who have joined the Thailand Elite Card programme has risen steeply from 1,100 in 2021 to 3,100 this year, growth of 185%. Yuthasak Supasorn, chairman of Thailand Privilege Card, operator of the programme, said the number of new Chinese members had risen from 1,100 in 2021 to 3,100 this year, the overall number of…

  • World News

    Pattaya drug party busted with Thai, Burmese and Chinese nationals

    After Pattaya police cracked down on people dealing the drug cocktail ‘happy water‘ last week, this morning they busted an alleged ‘Ketamine’ party. Officers say the substance needed to be tested before they could confirm exactly what it was, though. Officers from Pattaya Police found 16 people at the party including 5 Chinese men, 3 Chinese women, 1 Burmese man,…

  • Northern Thailand News

    Chiang Rai officials detain 12 Chinese nationals after illegal border crossings

    Border officials in the northern province of Chiang Rai have caught 12 Chinese nationals, in 3 separate operations, after the men entered Thailand illegally. According to a Bangkok Post report, the arrests happened in the Chiang Khong and Chiang Saen districts of the province in recent days. The detainees claimed they worked in casinos in Myanmar, Cambodia, and Laos and…

  • Pattaya News

    Chinese national in Chon Buri admits he stole women’s underwear, arrested

    A Chinese national who admitted to stealing women’s underwear across Chon Buri province has now been arrested. The man didn’t provide reasons for stealing the underwear, but was caught red-handed on CCTV while allegedly stealing underwear from a woman’s house in Chon Buri on Sunday. He is identified as Lin Huagua. Lin is 50 years old. When Lin was caught…

  • World News

    Chinese nationals caught crossing the border

    Border patrol officers arrested 6 Chinese nationals who allegedly crossed the Thai-Myanmar border this morning. The arrests follow a series of busts driven by Thailand’s heightened border patrol, a measure aimed at preventing the return of the coronavirus after Myanmar reported a spike in cases. The migrants had waded through the Moei River, which separates Thailand and Myanmar, and were…

  • Northern Thailand News

    Police arrest 16 Chinese nationals for illegal crossing from Myanmar

    Police in the northern province of Tak have detained 16 Chinese nationals accused of crossing illegally into Thailand from Myanmar. The suspects say they’ve lost their jobs as casino workers as a result of the Covid-19 crisis. Thai Residents reports that officials found the group floating in the Moey river, which borders Thailand and Myanmar. It’s understood some of them…

  • Covid-19 News

    China closes its borders, only allowing Chinese nationals, diplomats and C visas to enter

    How the tables can turn within a month or so. Due to the rapid global spread of the Covid-19 virus, China’s Foreign Ministry has announced that they will temporarily suspend all entries into China. This will also include foreign nationals holding valid visas or residence permits in China. Doors closed, but with a few minor exceptions. “The suspension will be starting…

  • Covid-19 News

    Four Chinese nationals arrested at Burmese border

    Four Chinese nationals have been arrested in the Mae Sot district of the lower northern province of Tak, in north west Thailand, and charged with illegal entry and violation of Covid-19 coronavirus controls. The four were arrested this morning. They were crossing from Myanmar into Thailand. They were arrested by a government patrol after crossing the Moei river from Myanmar…

  • Phuket News

    16 Chinese nationals arrested in Phuket over stock market scam

    16 Chinese nationals have been arrested in Chalong for allegedly operating an online speculative stock market scam. Their victims are also Chinese. Immigration Bureau Chief Lt Gen Surachate Hakparn came down from Bangkok to a house on Khwang Road in Chalong where officers arrested the 16 Chinese nationals. During the raid they seized 18 computers, 68 mobile phones, more than…

  • Phuket News

    Chinese national and hilltribe man arrested for working illegally in Phuket

    PHUKET: A Chinese national and a Chiang Rai hilltribe man were arrested at Chalong Temple yesterday for working illegally as photographers in Phuket. The suspects, Li Ming Xing, 25, and Awoi Jathor, 22, claimed they had been hired by an agent in China through a Phuket company named ‘Love Island Wedding Studio Co Ltd’. The arrest followed complaints that foreigners,…

  • Phuket News

    Chinese national dead in Phuket after motorbike crash

    PHUKET: One man died while another was injured following a motorbike crash in Karon early this morning. Two Chinese nationals, named Yang Dong, 36, and Hengquan Zhang, 22, were found lying on the ground in pools of blood at the Karon beachfront near the ‘Beyond Resort’ hotel at about 2am. “By the time the ambulance arrived, Mr Dong had already…

  • Phuket News

    Legendary Chinese National Acrobatic Troupe to launch Phuket Chinese New Year celebrations

    PHUKET: More than 50 performers from the legendary Chinese National Acrobatic Troupe, hailed as being among the best acrobats in the world, will be the highlight of celebrations for the Chinese New Year in Phuket tonight. The festivities in Phuket Town will be held at Sanam Chai, opposite Phuket Provincial Hall, where the troupe will take to the stage at…

  • Thailand video news

    Thailand Video News | Six Vietnamese nationals found dead in Bangkok hotel in suspected murder-suicide linked to 10 million baht debt, Chinese influencer murder suspect arrested in Macau

    In Thailand Video News, Jay and Alex share more details about the six Vietnamese nationals who were found dead in a Bangkok hotel, that are now suspected of being involved in a murder suicide linked to a 10 million baht debt. A suspect who allegedly murdered Chinese influencer Yan Ruimin has been arrested in Macau. A 64-year-old woman in Krabi…

  • Thailand News

    Chinese financier faces 50 years for illegal transnational surrogacy

    The Criminal Court handed down a 50-year prison sentence to a Chinese financier and his Thai cohorts for orchestrating a transnational surrogacy syndicate. A Chinese financier, Ran Zhao, along with his three Thai partners known as Thamnoon, Nopporn, and Nikhom, received a hefty sentence after being found guilty of spearheading a notorious transnational criminal enterprise and running commercial surrogacy operations…

  • China News

    Chinese bride’s childlike appearance raises concerns and sparks national intrigue

    A bride from Ningxia, an autonomous region in China, sparked national intrigue due to her childlike appearance and small stature, raising questions about her legal age and whether her parents coerced her into marriage. However, the bride’s parents have now clarified the situation. The bride, who is 20 years old, has a physique and countenance that resemble a pre-adolescent, leading…

  • Thailand News

    Free visa for Chinese tourists stirs Thai transnational crime fears

    The newly proposed travel policy by Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin, which includes free visa privileges for Chinese tourists, could potentially escalate transnational crime rates, as per the Immigration Bureau (IB) of Thailand. The program, which is set to kick off on October 1, is designed to stimulate the influx of Chinese tourists, who once dominated the tourist arrivals. However, despite…

  • Tourism News

    Chinese tourists return for May Day holidays, boosting international bookings

    After a long hiatus due to travel restrictions and pandemic-related concerns, Chinese tourists are gearing up for international travel once again. According to DidaTravel, a tech-driven global travel distribution company, Chinese travellers are eager to explore the world and bookings for trips abroad are recovering fast. The upcoming May Day holiday, which runs from April 29 until May 3 and…

  • Crime News

    Pattaya cops swoop on Chinese and Burmese nationals for illegal entry and overstay

    Pattaya cops swooped on a group of Chinese and Burmese nationals caught illegally entering Thailand, and overstaying their visas. Pattaya Police raided a house in the Takhian Tia sub-district of Bang Lamung district of Bang Lamung district yesterday. This was after an investigation revealed that the house residents reportedly got into Thailand without obtaining proper documents. The group included three…