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  • Thailand News

    Fireworks factory explosion victims wait compensation a year on

    A devastating fireworks factory explosion in San Thung Mai village of Chiang Mai, left residents grappling with extensive damage and financial burdens nearly one year later. Compensation from the factory has yet to be received, forcing many to bear repair costs themselves, with some incurring expenses close to 200,000 baht. The explosion occurred around noon on July 24 last year,…

  • Thailand News

    AoT tee up 3 billion baht compensation swing for RTAF

    Thailand’s Defense Ministry spokesperson, Jirayu Houngsub, revealed yesterday that the Airports of Thailand (AoT) could be liable for a compensation payment of at least 3 billion baht to the Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF). This potential payment is in relation to the Kantarat Golf Course, a property currently owned by the RTAF, which the AoT is considering repurposing. Previously, the…

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    Workers get million-baht compensation for Rayong crane accident

    Following a harrowing crane collapse tragedy in Rayong’s Pluak Daeng district where seven lives were lost, negotiations between workers and authorities have culminated in a million-baht compensation deal. The predominantly Myanmar workforce reluctantly reopened the site this morning only after the construction firm, under pressure, agreed to a compensation package amounting to 1.6 million baht for each fatality. The turmoil…

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    Bangkok considers law to pave way for fair land compensation

    The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is exploring the possibility of implementing a city planning law that provides compensation to landowners whose properties are required for public infrastructure improvements. Bangkok Deputy Governor Wissanu Sapsompol announced yesterday, March 13, that the BMA has requested several property owners to allow a portion of their lands to be utilised for the expansion of neighbouring…

  • Thailand News

    Thai land bridge megaproject to include compensation fund

    Transport Minister Suriya Jungrungreangkit announced that the appointed contractor for the upcoming southern Land Bridge megaproject will have the responsibility of creating a fund dedicated to compensating those who will be affected by the construction. This move comes following a Cabinet visit to Ranong province, where concerns were raised by locals about potential losses and displacement due to the massive…

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    Ex Thai politician agrees to compensation, rape charge dropped

    Chon Buri police dropped a rape charge against an accused former Thai politician saying the case did not qualify as rape while the politician’s brother agreed to pay the victim female party entertainer 36,000 baht in compensation. The 35 year old Thai party entertainer, named Bee, filed a complaint against the former Thai politician, identified as Gun, on January 20,…

  • Thailand News

    Thai explosion victims receive 10,000 baht compensation as identification continues

    The identification of 12 victims from the recent explosion has been confirmed and efforts are being made to complete the process today. Meanwhile, rescue workers are gathering body parts, some found over a kilometre away from the incident site. A total of 10,000 baht in preliminary compensation has been handed over to the families of the deceased by Udom Pongfa,…

  • Thailand News

    Chiang Rai accident victims struggle with costs as drunk driver offers minimal compensation

    A tragic accident involving a drunk driver in an Isuzu D-Max, who collided with a motorbike, has resulted in serious injuries and financial hardship for the victims. The incident occurred in Chiang Rai on July 30, around 10pm, when Jidapa, a local shopkeeper, and her sister-in-law were returning home. The collision caused both women to be thrown in different directions,…

  • Thailand News

    Employee compensation: Bangkok iron factory resolves terminations

    Bangkok Iron Factory, a leading metal manufacturing company, confirmed plans to compensate 382 employees following their employment termination on December 28. The company is also offering the option for skilled workers to continue employment at two of its other factories. The employee compensation decision follows a meeting held today between the Labour Ministry’s inspector, Sophakiat Kiatniracha, and the employees of…

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    Royal Thai Army to pay over 2 million baht compensation for Lahu tribe defender’s death

    The Royal Thai Army (RTA) has been ordered to pay over 2 million baht in compensation to the family of Chaiyaphum Pa-sae, a human rights defender from the Lahu tribe, as ruled by the Supreme Court today. This case stems from an incident in 2017 where Chaiyaphum was shot dead by military officials at a checkpoint in Chiang Mai. Despite…

  • Thailand News

    Disabled teenager demands mother to return 400,000 baht compensation

    A 16 year old disabled girl spoke to her mother through Channel 3 asking her to return the 400,000 baht she received as compensation after a motorcycle accident. The woman told Channel 3 that she lost her right leg in a motorcycle accident and the court ordered the motorist involved in the accident to pay her 500,000 baht in compensation.…

  • Thailand News

    Compensation for Thai families with members killed in Israel conflict

    Eight deceased Thai workers, who were victims of the attack by Hamas in Israel on October 7, were brought back home this morning, aboard a commercial flight. Upon landing at Suvarnabhumi International Airport in Samut Prakan province, their bodies were transported to their respective hometowns. The commercial flight, El Al Flight LY083, carried the eight verified Thai males from Israel,…

  • Business News

    SEC considers compensation fund for victims of investment fraud

    The newly appointed secretary-general of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) disclosed that the regulatory body is examining the possibility of setting up a compensation fund for victims of investment fraud. This announcement was made during her inaugural press briefing since assuming office the previous month. Pornanong Budsaratragoon emphasised the regulator’s commitment to restoring public trust in the capital market.…

  • Bangkok News

    Road collapse: Residents demand quick compensation after elevated road project mishap

    Prompted by the destructive downfall of a chunk of an elevated road project on Luang Phaeng Road situated in the Lat Krabang district on July 10, residents are fervently appealing to the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) for a swift distribution of compensation and other financial aid post the unfortunate road collapse. A portion of the On Nut-Lat Krabang elevated road…

  • Aviation News

    EasyJet offloads 19 passengers to tackle weighty situation, 19,000 baht compensation offered

    The EasyJet airline delayed a flight for two hours asking 19 passengers to disembark, citing excessive aircraft weight, according to the Daily Mail website. The aircraft was travelling from Lanzarote, Spain, to Liverpool, England. The flight was originally slated to leave the airport at 9.45pm, but poor weather conditions meant that several hours passed without the plane taking off. Some…

  • Thailand News

    Blind ex-Thai embassy employee alleges neglect, seeks compensation

    Countering accusations made by a former member of staff at the Thai embassy in Paris, the Foreign Affairs Ministry has refuted claims of embassy neglect following the irreversible loss of her eyesight. Previously employed as part of the embassy service team from 2009 until 2012, Rattanaporn Saeng-on, aged 45, was found by authorities trying to deliberately endanger herself in moving…

  • World News

    LGBTQ+ veterans demand apology, compensation for armed forces ‘gay ban’ era

    LGBTQ+ veterans are seeking compensation and an apology from the prime minister for their treatment in the armed forces during the so-called “gay ban.” Although homosexuality was decriminalised in 1967, those who were gay in the military prior to 2000 faced dismissal, invasive medical examinations, loss of pension, and even imprisonment in extreme cases. Campaigners are now demanding compensation for…

  • Thailand News

    Srisuwan demands 1 million compensation after being assaulted while filing complaint

    Srisuwan, a complainant, now claims one million baht in damages after being physically assaulted for the second time while filing a complaint. He reports that he does not want an apology from the attacker and is determined to pursue the matter in court. Srisuwan has contacted Thung Song Hong police to investigate a case against a man who punched him…

  • Crime News

    Tangmo case: mother demands 179 million baht in compensation

    The case of the late actress Tangmo Patcharida Wachiraweerapong’s death continues in Nonthaburi Provincial Court, divided into two separate parts. Previously, suspects Tanuthaphat “Poh” Lertwittayawiset and Paiboon “Robert” Trikanjananun had confessed their involvement. This left four other suspects, Zen Visapach Manomaiyarat, Kritik “Job” Nitatsak Keeratisutthasathorn, and Pheem Dharmatheerasanee or “Em,” to deny the allegations and fight their case in court.…

  • Crime News

    Daughter who stole 250 million baht ordered to pay compensation

    The daughter who stole over 250 million baht from her sick mother in Thailand has been ordered to pay more than 200 million baht (US$6 million) in compensation to the bedridden woman. In the suit filed by Huay Sriwirat against her daughter Mawadee Sriwirat, The Phra Khanong Civil Court has ordered Mawadee, two Kasikornbank employees, and a Kasikornbank bank to…

  • Thailand News

    Motorists seek compensation after electric transformer explosion damages 4 vehicles

    Motorists are seeking compensation after an electric transformer exploded and destroyed three cars and a motorcycle in front of a garage in the Song Phi Nong district of Suphan Buri. The deputy superintendent of the Tungkok Police Station, Taksin Khanthongdee, told Khaosod that the police and firefighters were notified of the fire in front of the U Chai Service garage…

  • Thailand News

    Zookeeper seeks compensation after being bitten by wild monkeys

    A zookeeper is demanding compensation from Khao Kheow Open Zoo in Chon Buri after she got bitten by wild monkeys at work. The animal keeper said she paid nearly 100,000 baht for treatment but got only 3,000 baht from her employer in return. A 54 year old woman named Mon, who worked at Khao Kheow Open Zoo, yesterday filed a…

  • Pattaya News

    Pub fire update: compensation, illegal operation, flaming rain

    More details are emerging about the tragic fire that tore through the Mountain B Pub in the Sattahip district of Chon Buri on Thursday evening, as reported yesterday. The building was licensed as a restaurant and opened after hours illegally, the owner was previously arrested for operating illegally, and additional exits were blocked. The pub was licenced for use solely…

  • Road deaths

    UPDATE: Compensation promised after teenage passenger killed in police chase

    Following last week’s report of a teenager who was killed after the motorbike she was a passenger on crashed into a police pickup, the police officers have now promised to pay compensation to the victim’s family. No charges have been filed against the police at this stage as the case is still under investigation. On May 27, a car accident…

  • Northern Thailand News

    Thai university expels hazing students, father of dead victim rejects financial compensation

    15 senior Thai university students, involved in the violent and fatal hazing (bullying) of a freshman on March 13, have been dismissed from the Rajamangala University of Technology Isaan, Thailand. The ritual involved a total of 30 2nd year students and 37 freshmen, and resulted in the death of 19 year old Padyos “Prem” Chonpakdi. 10 other students, involved directly…

  • Phuket News

    Phuket man paralysed by drunk officer seeks 15 million baht in compensation

    The family of the noodle vendor who was shot by a drunk, off-duty police officer last year on Phuket’s Bangla Road is seeking compensation of 15 million baht. The 25 year old vendor was shot in the stomach with the bullet lodged in his spine, paralysing him from the waist down. The officer is now on trial for attempted murder,…

  • Thailand News

    Norwegian man in Thailand guilty for scamming Norway’s Covid-19 compensation scheme

    A Norwegian man living in Thailand was found guilty by the Oslo District Court for scamming the Norwegian government’s Economic Covid-19 Compensation scheme by claiming lost revenue for fake companies. The court sentenced the man to three years and nine months in jail. Reports to do not identify the man, but say he is in his 50s carried out the scam…

  • Thailand News

    Justice Ministry looking for 411 people that were falsely imprisoned people, says they’re owed compensation

    Today, the Justice Ministry announced it is seeking 411 people who were wrongly prosecuted and detained. The Ministry wants them to know they can be compensated for their erroneous incarcerations. The 411 people were tried and imprisoned in criminal cases but were eventually found to be not guilty and released, says Justice Minister Somsak Thepsuthin. 26 of the imprisoned people…

  • Thailand News

    Compensation for side effects or death from Covid-19 vaccine

    Though serious side effects and death from vaccination are exceedingly rare, the Thai National Health Security Office will provide compensation for those negatively affected by a Covid-19 vaccine. The plan calls for 100,000 baht compensation for anyone with an adverse vaccine reaction that prevents them from working for a while, up to 240,000 baht for disabilities resulting from vaccination, including…

  • Thailand News

    Thailand News Today | 2-tier pricing uproar, Ministry to pay 11.8 B baht compensation | April 22

    Expats and other foreign travellers living in Thailand are up in arms after Phuket officials confirmed that foreigners arriving on the island would have to pay for a rapid Covid-19 test that is free for Thais. The testing requirement is part of the latest restrictions now in force to combat the spread of the virus on the island. However, it…