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  • Thailand News

    Thai thief’s muddy caper: Stolen food cupboard’s bizarre journey

    In a truly ‘food for thought‘ incident in Surin’s Isaan province, a baffled Thai homeowner recounted an odd story involving a thief who swiped his food cupboard, only to ditch it nearby, all thanks to an unexpected ‘muddy munch’ venture. The Thai man, Weerayut Choowa, reached out to the Daily News to share his unusual story. Weerayut stated that he’d…

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    Monkey food theft leads to motorcycle mishap in Lop Buri (video)

    A mischievous monkey in the central province of Lop Buri stole food from a motorcyclist, causing an accident that left the rider injured. Locals in the area are calling for a concrete solution to the growing monkey population before a fatal attack occurs. Chanachai Sangsit, the owner of a motorcycle garage in Lop Buri, shared footage of the incident with…

  • Crime News

    Cunning scammer hoodwinks Pattaya food stall vendor out of life savings

    A cunning scammer hoodwinked a food stall vendor in Pattaya out of her life savings. Sakorn Kanawapee fell victim to a persuasive conman that resulted in her losing half a million baht. The 42 year old food stall vendor filed a complaint at Nongprue Police Station that 500,000 baht had been stolen from her bank account after installing a hacker’s…

  • Pattaya News

    Indian tourist in Pattaya claims his wallet with 17,000 baht stolen

    In the continuing plague of Indian tourists claiming they had high-value items stolen from them on the streets of Pattaya late at night, an Indian tourist reported that his wallet, along with 17,000 baht inside, was stolen by a transgender person. The 29 year old tourist said that he was in Central Pattaya last night at around 1am when someone…

  • Crime News

    Priceless Buddha statue stolen in March found at a bus stop

    In Lop Buri’s Tha Wung district, a rare Buddha statue went on a mysterious and strange trip having been stolen in March and just found at a bus stop nearby. The statue was stolen from a local museum in the Central Thailand province at the beginning of March and was spotted yesterday morning sitting at a bus stop. The statue…

  • Phuket News

    Phuket party thieves arrested with B1mn of stolen goods

    PHUKET: Two hedonistic thieves who robbed a liquor store and drove off with their loot in the back of the store’s truck have been apprehended with over a million baht of loot from an extended stealing spree around Phuket. Undercover officers first located Ekkachai “Ek” Sae Kang, 33, on a soi off Sakdidet Road, and he led them to his…

  • World News

    Phuket Gazette World News: Bird flu toll hits 6; Argentina floods; Nobel Peace Prize stolen; Dancer Ruby riles Berlusconi

    PHUKET MEDIA WATCH – World news compiled by Gazette editors for Phuket’s international community China readies to fight new bird flu; Japan, HK on guard Reuters / Phuket GazettePHUKET: China said it was mobilising resources nationwide to combat a new strain of bird flu that has killed six people, as Japan and Hong Kong stepped up vigilance and the United…

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    Malaysian family steals 600 dishes from restaurant: a 1,250 baht hotpot heist exposed on social media

    A Malaysian restaurant owner took to social media to express his dismay after a family of five ordered and subsequently stole over 600 dishes from his establishment. The incident, which took place on October 8, was discovered after the owner reviewed CCTV footage, revealing the family’s unusual behaviour. The owner of a hotpot restaurant in Bintulu, Sarawak, Malaysia, posted on…

  • Thailand News

    Water meter mayhem: Thieves leave Phuket homeowner all wet

    Thieves last night stole a water meter from a house in Ratsada, Phuket, causing significant flooding, leaving the homeowner distraught and the property damaged. Phuket City Police received a call at 11.26pm, yesterday, June 26, about the incident near Paknam Seafood on Ratsadanusorn Road in Moo 3, Ratsada. Upon arrival, officers found the property owner dealing with extensive water damage…

  • Crime News

    Fishy business: Neighbour caught stealing prawns in Thailand

    A local fishpond owner faced significant distress after a series of thefts targeting her prawn traps over two consecutive days. When the thief returned on the third day, she was ready with a plan to catch him. Shockingly, the culprit turned out to be her neighbour, who claimed desperation led him to steal. Police Lieutenant Colonel Wiroj Tethong and a…

  • Thailand News

    Swedish man caught stealing 2 motorcycles in Pattaya (video)

    Police arrested an injured Swedish man outside a hotel in the Na Jomtien neighbourhood of Pattaya on Sunday after he stole two motorcycles from a taxi driver and a local. Security camera footage from a kratom shop at the crime scene captured the first theft at midnight on June 2. The shop owner shared the video on social media. “Pattaya…

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    Desperate taxi driver shoplifts to take care of bedridden wife

    A taxi driver from Nonthaburi has been arrested for repeatedly stealing from a convenience store to care for his bedridden wife. The 53 year old man had committed 16 thefts over nearly a month, with a total stolen value of 4,444 baht. Most of the stolen items included food, household goods, and adult diapers, with each theft amounting to no…

  • Thailand News

    Farang mafia: Phuket businesses welcomes Thais, sometimes

    Businesses in Phuket have denied favouring foreign tourists over Thai residents and visitors. Business operators in the popular seaside resort of Thailand, particularly entertainment venues and vehicle rental shops, expressed pleasure in welcoming Thai tourists but acknowledged that they might encounter being turned away from certain businesses or during specific times. The controversy unfolded as Thai and foreign netizens shared…

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    Desperate Thai fruit seller offers eye for sale to clear debt

    A poignant image of a 57 year old Thai fruit seller in Bangkok has stirred waves across the Internet after he pledged to donate one of his eyes to resolve his financial woes. The heartrending scene, initially shared by the Facebook Page Panda Lab Doctor, depicts the man selling fruits with a placard bearing the urgent message: “Eye for Sale.”…

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    Drug addict kills 1 and injures 6 in random attack in northern Thailand

    A Thai drug addict killed a Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC) officer and carried out a random attack that injured six victims as he tried to evade arrest in the northern provinces of Thailand. The death of the VDC officer, 42 year old Pisit Sittichum, was reported to the Ngao Police Station in Lampang province at 8pm yesterday, December 26. Pisit…

  • Thailand News

    Thai groom-to-be fakes dowry theft after no money for wedding

    A Thai groom-to-be reported the theft of his dowry worth nearly 700,000 baht to police in the Isaan province of Khon Kaen. He later confessed that he faked the story because he lost his job and had no money for the wedding. The 29 year old Thai man, Nattapon Tormee, lodged a complaint at Mueang Khon Kaen Police Station at…

  • Crime News

    Burglary at roadside restaurant in Ban Bueng shocks community

    An incident of burglary at a roadside restaurant in Ban Bueng, Chon Buri, shocked the community today at 9am. The local police, led by Police Captain Suradet Imjai, swiftly responded to the scene. Their investigation revealed that the suspect, identified as 37 year old Sanchai, also known as Ton, was a familiar face who had been previously helped by the…

  • World News

    Elderly captive released from Hamas praises captors for unexpected care (video)

    An 85 year old woman revealed the reason for extending a farewell handshake to her Hamas captors, citing their good care and tenderness towards the elderly. International news reported last night that Hamas had released two elderly Israeli women with health issues, citing humanitarian reasons. In a Hamas statement, it was clarified that the captives, 85 year old Yosef Lifchitz…

  • Crime News

    Rice raid: Thief leaves school in a grainy situation in northern Thailand

    A brazen thief in Nakhon Ratchasima left a local school in a predicament after stealing sacks of paddy rice intended for student lunches. The theft occurred at Baan Nong Wa En School in Bua Yai district, where the culprit broke into the school’s rice storage, making off nearly half of the stockpiled rice. The incident was discovered by Wanmanee Thongprom,…

  • Thailand News

    Lottery luck runs out for bag-grabbing Thai employee

    A private Thai company employee was arrested by Nakhon Sawan police for theft after CCTV footage showed him picking up an unattended bag left at a hospital. The bag, belonging to a local cattle trader contained 105,000 baht and 20 government lottery tickets. Instead of returning the bag, he used the money for personal indulgences, including buying drugs, a motorbike,…

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    Thai thief’s pale for love: Beauty heist and boozy escapade

    Police arrested a Thai man who stole 120 packs of skin-whitening products from a 7-Eleven convenience store in the Isaan province of Surin so his girlfriend would have radiant beauty like a superstar. He also stole vodka from a Lotus’s supermarket to throw parties with friends. The saga began when an eagle-eyed staff member at Lotus’s store caught the 38…

  • Crime News

    Twisted taste: Noodle vendor’s simmering feud ends in chilling murder in northern Thailand

    A 49 year old noodle vendor was arrested for the brutal murder of a 63 year old moneylender in Lampang, northern Thailand. The alleged crime stemmed from a dispute over loan repayment that escalated into violence, shocking the local community. Anantasin, also known as Pa Sarge, was found dead in his home in Pong San Thong, Mueang Lampang, on Tuesday,…

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    Elderly man caught stealing from Nonthaburi temple sparks online debate

    A dramatic video has emerged, showing an elderly man surreptitiously stealing money from a temple donation tree. The clip, shared by a Facebook user, has sparked a fierce debate among netizens, with some sympathising with the thief, suggesting his actions were driven by necessity. However, others condemned the act as a violation of religious sanctity, regardless of the amount stolen.…

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    TikTok mobile shop owner praised for aiding elderly man with utility bills

    A TikTok user who runs a mobile phone repair and purchase store made headlines this week for his kindness towards an elderly man that pawns his mobile phone every month to pay his utility bills. The shop owner not only refrains from charging interest but also provides the elderly man with food to take home. The account @5parinyaaek888 posted a…

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    Cold-hearted collusion: Wife aids suspect in chilling concealment of 12 year old girl’s body (video)

    The wife of a suspect, who killed a 12 year old girl and concealed her body in the refrigerator, was discovered aiding the suspect in concealing the deceased body. Police officers pressed three charges against her and subsequently granted her temporary release. Yutthana “Jaep” Madee was arrested at about 3am on July 3 after he was found guilty of the…

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    Parking pandemonium: Thai woman seeks payment from Bangkok mall after car calamity

    A Thai woman demanded a renowned shopping mall in Bangkok to compensate her after her car was smashed and her belongings were stolen at the mall’s car park on Sunday, June 11. The victim, Kitiyaporn, took to social media on Sunday to share her distressing experience, accompanied by pictures of her damaged car. The images reveal a shattered window on…

  • Phuket News

    Australian TikTok star gives Patong fruit vendor 2,000 baht as reward for kindness (video)

    An Australian TikTok star with 1.5 million followers gave a Patong fruit vendor 2,000 baht as a reward for his kindness and generosity. TikTok star Luke Erwin this week shared a brief video where he decided to test the generosity of a fruit vendor in Patong. In the video, Erwin approached the vendor, saying that he hadn’t had any food…

  • Thailand News

    Serial thief remains elusive despite ongoing theft at temple

    The abbot of a Chong Lom Temple in the central province of Chai Nat reached out to news agencies for assistance regarding an ongoing theft at the temple. The serial temple thief is still at large even though CCTV footage clearly features his face while committing the crime. The CCTV footage revealed the thief aged approximately 30 to 40 years…

  • Thailand News

    Glue sniffer arrested for stealing police motorcycle

    Police yesterday arrested a glue sniffer who lost control and stole a police motorcycle parked in front of a shopping mall in the Isaan province of Udon Thani. The arrest was made with the help of a food delivery rider. An officer from Mueang Udon Thani Police Station was alerted to an incident inside the Central Udon Thani shopping mall.…

  • Crime News

    Foreign man caught stealing from exchange booth in Pattaya

    A foreign man was caught on surveillance footage stealing a coin box from a money exchange booth in Pattaya. The theft occurred at 7am yesterday Naewna reported. A 36 year old man named Kiattisak reported the incident to the Pattaya City Police Station at 3.30pm. Kiattisak said that the coin box was missing when he came to work at 8am.…