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  • Thailand News

    American man wanted for sex crimes in US arrested in Bangkok

    Thai police arrested an American man yesterday at a condominium in the Bang Phlat district of Bangkok after he evaded authorities following multiple sex crime charges in the United States. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) sought cooperation from Thailand’s Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) in extraditing the American criminal, Selva Delano Mudaliar. The 37 year old is described as a US…

  • Pattaya News

    American sailors set foot on the wild side of Walking Street, Pattaya

    Pattaya’s notorious Walking Street played host to around 6,000 American sailors from the United States Navy’s Carrier Strike Group 9. The sailors, who were on a rest and relaxation visit, arrived in Pattaya on April 24 and departed yesterday, April 28. The visit, marked by their presence in various bars, restaurants, and go-go bars, ended up being a welcome economic…

  • Thailand News

    Prince Mahidol award 2023 goes to two American scientists

    Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn yesterday awarded the Prince Mahidol Award for 2023 to two American scientists, Professor Dr Napoleone Ferrara, a medical researcher, and Professor Dr Barry H Rumack, a public health expert. The award is a global recognition of their scientific contributions that have significantly advanced medical treatments. The ceremony took place at the Chakri Maha…

  • World News

    American woman discovers husband’s affair with her mother

    Interior designer Lasee Jen from Indiana, United States, was left heartbroken upon discovering her husband’s infidelity. The affair, however, was not with a stranger but with Jen’s very own mother. Disclosing this shocking incident on TikTok, Jen’s story has since amassed over 2.7 million views. The events unfolded 14 years ago, shortly after Jen had given birth to a daughter…

  • Business News

    Surat Thani’s hidden gems captivate American tourists

    Tourism operators within the southern province of Surat Thani are pivoting their attention to the US market, showcasing the distinctive local attractions. Atirat Danpattaraworawat, who heads the Cheow Lan Lake Tourism Promotion Association, disclosed on Sunday that their recent networking expedition to the United States, spearheaded by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), garnered considerable interest from the US market.…

  • World News

    First human eye transplant performed on American man

    The world’s first-ever human eye transplant has been performed on an American man, following previous successful facial transplants. The medical advancement is significant, although it remains uncertain whether the recipient will regain sight in his newly transplanted left eye. During work, a high-voltage electrical accident severely damaged the face and one eye of 46 year old Aaron James from Hot…

  • Thailand News

    Holiday horror: American tourist’s idyllic adventure turns tragic near Phuket’s Khai Nai Islands

    A 75 year old American tourist met a tragic end during what was supposed to be a blissful day trip to the Khai Nai Islands near Phuket. Police Lieutenant Colonel Weerayuth Thansirisukvorakul of Phuket City Police received a call from Phuket Provincial Hospital at 11 am on November 22, revealing the demise of Danny G Liu. The picturesque Khai Islands,…

  • Thailand News

    American teen’s Instagram challenge triggers record-breaking response and Thai adventure

    The Instagram challenge launched by a 13 year old American boy has taken social media by storm and set a new record for ‘most likes’ on a comment on the platform. The challenge promised the boy would follow the advice from the most popular suggestion on his video post, detailing the information, Korn Chatikavanij, a former finance minister reported. The…

  • Education

    A new era for the American School of Bangkok Sukhumvit following its membership in XCL Education

    In a remarkable evolution, The American School of Bangkok Sukhumvit, a distinguished institution with a rich 40-year legacy of academic excellence and student achievements, proudly unveiled its new identity following a strategic rebranding initiative in collaboration with XCL Education, the renowned education group serving 21,000 students across 17 private and international schools and preschools in Southeast Asia. Since the collaboration…

  • Thailand News

    Thaipocrisy: United States deny meddling in Thailand political affairs

    Unsurprisingly, and not for the first time, the United States has been accused of meddling in another country’s political affairs, surprisingly, this time it’s Thailand’s turn. The US has a long history of interfering in foreign affairs, as Cuba, China, Russia, Iran, Vietnam, and most South American nations can testify. It appears to be endemic in US politics. US Ambassador…

  • Business News

    US Ambassador celebrates first shipment of Thai pomelos to America

    US Ambassador to Thailand Robert Godec had an opportunity to engage with Thai and foreign media today, where he expressed his delight at the first-ever shipment of Thai pomelos reaching the United States. This is a milestone that comes 190 years into the diplomatic ties between the two countries. The first export lot of the popular citrus fruits was dispatched…

  • World News

    British American Tobacco to pay over US$600m for violating US sanctions on North Korea

    British American Tobacco (BAT) agreed to pay over US$600 million to settle allegations that it sold cigarette materials to North Korea for a decade in breach of United States sanctions, the US Justice Department announced yesterday. This is the harshest action ever taken by US authorities against a company for violating North Korean sanctions, with BAT’s Singapore subsidiary agreeing to…

  • International Education

    Want your kids to study at the best American schools in Thailand? Check these out!

    Attention all parents! If you’re living in Thailand, you might be wondering where to send your little ones for the best education. If you’re specifically looking for an American school, then this article is for you. We’ve compiled the 5 best international schools in Thailand offering an American curriculum. These five top-notch institutions ensure that students receive an education that…

  • World Cup

    South American giants unite for joint bid to host 2030 FIFA World Cup

    Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay plan to make history as they come together to submit a joint bid to host the highly-anticipated 2030 FIFA World Cup. The 2030 tournament will mark 100 years since the first World Cup was held in Montevideo, Uruguay, making it a momentous occasion for the sport of football. At the Argentine Football Association headquarters in…

  • Press Room

    United States launches SERVIR-Southeast Asia, a USAID-NASA initiative to fight climate change

    Press Release Chonburi, 24 January 2023 : The U.S. Ambassador to Thailand Robert F. Godec and Dr. Karen M. St. Germain, Earth Science Division Director at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), launched the SERVIR-Southeast Asia program – a collaboration between the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and NASA – to help communities across Southeast Asia adapt…

  • Crime News

    Mall of America shooting: one dead, five arrested

    A shooting at the largest shopping centre in the United States is the latest in the unrelenting gun violence epidemic in the country. Police have now arrested five suspects in connection with a shooting inside the Mall of America, a massive shopping centre that draws tourists nationwide to Bloomington, Minnesota. The shooting occurred on Friday evening when apparently two groups…

  • International Education

    Top-quality American Schools in Thailand

    If you’re in search of a future-proofed education for your children, international schools with an American curriculum can be an option. The core curriculum offered in American schools across Thailand is designed to prepare students for enrollment at schools and universities in the United States and many other countries across the globe. Therefore, aside from being popular among families relocating…

  • Thailand News

    American businesses pledge continued investment in Thailand

    PM Prayut Chan-o-cha says that he is pleased with the ongoing economic relationship between Thailand and the United States. American businesses have pledged continued investment in the country as they acknowledge the many opportunities in Thailand, despite the setbacks that have been caused by Covid-19. A meeting between PM Prayut and the American Chamber of Commerce in Thailand (Amcham) was…

  • Northern Thailand News

    Son of rape victim rebukes police for cancelling American suspect’s crime reenactment

    Following the cancellation of the traditional re-enactment of his crimes, the son of the Thai masseuse who was raped in Khon Kaen, allegedly by 37 year old American Robert Gordon victim criticised the double standard of how police treated Gordon as a foreigner. The son and other relatives of the 45 year old masseuse that Gordon allegedly brutally beat and…

  • World NewsMexico finds a Latin American ally in Venezuela's Maduro

    Mexico finds a Latin American ally in Venezuela’s Maduro

    The recent summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) in Mexico was the first big meeting of its kind since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Participants ranged from Cuban head of state Miguel Diaz-Canel to Ecuador’s laissez-faire conservative president, Guillermo Lasso. Even Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro made a last-minute appearance — though he is wanted…

  • Covid-19 News

    Vaccine update: Pfizer available to American veterans, foreigners in Pattaya

    The Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine is now available to American veterans living in Thailand as well as foreign residents in Pattaya who are in the “at risk” groups, according to Democrats Abroad Thailand. The vaccine doses were donated to Thailand from the United States. Two doses of the vaccine are free under the Thai government’s mass immunisation campaign. Bangkok Hospital Pattaya…

  • Thailand News

    American expats in Thailand continue to urge US to provide vaccines to citizens overseas

    Some Americans in Thailand are still pushing the US government to supply Covid-19 vaccines to those living overseas. Democrats Abroad Thailand is now calling on American expats to contact senators and urge them to support the allocation of vaccines to citizens overseas. The expat group’s Covid-19 Vaccine Task Force is also set to hold a Zoom meeting tomorrow evening to…

  • Covid-19 News

    US is “unable” to provide Covid-19 vaccines to Americans who live overseas

    The United States Department of State is “unable” to provide Covid-19 vaccines to Americans who are currently overseas as the US government’s global vaccine effort focuses on distributing millions of vaccines to countries seriously impacted by the pandemic, the Embassy of the US in Thailand Charge d’Affaires Michael Heath wrote in a statement addressed to Americans in Thailand. The US…

  • World News

    Defrocked American priest on trial in East Timor for alleged child sex abuse

    The trial has started for the 84 year old defrocked American priest who allegedly sexually abused girls at an orphanage he founded in East Timor back in the early 1990s. Richard Daschbach, once revered by the Southeast Asian community for founding the Topu Honis Shelter to support impoverished children and orphans, is now facing charges of sexual abuse, child pornography and…

  • Covid-19 News

    American expats to US government: give us vaccines!

    With the visit of US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy R. Sherman, a collection of high-profile American expats living in Thailand released an open letter asking for Covid-19 vaccines. The letter pled with the US government to include arrangements to guarantee vaccines to all US expats in the kingdom. “Don’t abandon us! The US continues to have a growing vaccine…

  • Thailand News

    Americans in Thailand urge US to provide Covid-19 vaccines to citizens overseas

    Thai officials say expats living in Thailand will be included in the government’s mass Covid-19 vaccination plan, but exactly when that will be is still up in the air. With foreign embassies in Thailand clearly stating that they will not assist with providing citizens living overseas with vaccines, expats are relying on the Thai government. A number of Americans are…

  • Bangkok News

    Group rallies outside US Embassy in Bangkok, calls for America to stop interfering in Thai politics

    In the midst of a pro-democracy movement in Thailand, some claim the United States government is influencing Thai politics and even fueling the divide between political parties, particularly those who support the Thai monarchy and the younger activists who are pushing for democracy and monarchy reform. Yesterday, a group rallied outside the US Embassy in Bangkok calling on the American…

  • Covid-19 News

    American has false negative Covid-19 test result in Thailand, positive result after returning to the US

    An American, who recently travelled to Phuket and Bangkok, tested positive for Covid-19 after returning to the United States. The man was tested prior to leaving Thailand and Thai health officials now say that result was a false negative. Thailand’s Department of Medical Sciences reviewed the man’s Covid-19 test that was taken right before leaving Thailand and now say the…

  • Thailand News

    Thai senators warn United States politicians not to interfere with Thai affairs

    Thai senators are warning United States senators not to meddle in Thai politics and affairs. The warning comes at a time of ongoing pro-democracy protests with calls for monarchy reformation, a taboo and controversial subject in Thai society. They say interference in Thai affairs will hurt Thai-US relations which date back around 200 years. The warning follows a resolution introduced…

  • Bangkok News

    Thai-American US senator says women need to break through the glass ceiling

    Thai-American United States Senator Ladda “Tammy” Duckworth says women – in both Thailand and the US – need to take on leadership roles and break through the glass ceiling. Her speech, recorded in Illinois and played back at the Bangkok Post International Forum 2020, comes at a time where groups of Thai women attending the ongoing pro-democracy protests are expressing…