Chinese nationals

  • Thailand News

    4 Chinese beggars arrested in Bangkok, at least 4 on the loose

    Police in Bangkok arrested four Chinese nationals engaged in illegal begging and indicated that additional suspects are still at large after evading arrest. Ongoing investigations are delving into the possibility of human trafficking and the individuals responsible for orchestrating this operation. Kannatat “Gun” Pongpaiboonwet, a social media influencer, played a pivotal role in the discovery of the illegal Chinese beggars.…

  • Thailand News

    Chinese beggar nabbed in Bangkok, human trafficking suspected

    Police arrested a Chinese beggar outside the Major Cineplex Pinklao in Bangkok yesterday. Suspicions of human trafficking were raised as there was more than one Chinese beggar and each earned more than 10,000 baht a day. Social media influencer Kannatat “Gun” Pongpaiboonwet yesterday reported a suspicious beggar to the Bang Phlat Police Station. Gun explained that he had been contacted…

  • Thailand News

    Chinese couple accused of damaging Thai woman’s Bangkok home

    A concerned Thai mother urged Channel 3 to publicise the disturbing behaviour of a Chinese couple after she accused them of causing chaos and damage to her daughter’s house in Soi Chalerm Prakiat 28 in the Prawet district of Bangkok. The mother, Arporn, told the media that her daughter had lived alone in the house for more than 10 years without…

  • Thailand News

    4 Chinese and 22 Thai scammers arrested for operating gold scam

    Officers from the Economic Crime Suppression Division (ECD) arrested 26 suspects, four Chinese and 22 Thai, for running a fake gold shop and luring victims to invest in counterfeit stock trading. The ECD, yesterday, October 31, launched an operation called CIB Anti-Online Scam to arrest 50 suspects involved in the investment scam run by Chinese nationals. Officers raided 21 suspicious…

  • Thailand News

    Thai scam gang member arrested trafficking Chinese man

    Police yesterday arrested a Thai man for his involvement in a human trafficking operation in the Isaan province of Sa Kaeo. He attempted to traffic a Chinese man from Cambodia to a scam call centre gang in Myanmar. Lamlukka Police Station officers in Pathum Thani province near Bangkok rescued the 41 year old Chinese man, Liw Haicook, from a highway…

  • Thailand News

    4 Chinese passengers seriously injured in bus accident in Rayong

    Four Chinese passengers yesterday suffered serious injuries in a bus accident in the eastern province of Rayong. The remaining 20 passengers, along with the two drivers and a tour guide, were fortunate to escape with mild injuries. The incident took place on Road No. 36 during heavy rain. The white Zunlong bus, carrying 27 people, was found flipped on its…

  • Thailand News

    Chinese man arrested in Chon Buri for using fake registration plate on Bentley

    Highway Police officers arrested a Chinese man on a highway in Chon Buri province for using a fake registration plate on his luxury Bentley sedan. Highway police officers in Chon Buri province made a surprising discovery on a routine patrol resulting in the arrest of a 34 year old Chinese man, Chaing Meng, for using a fake registration plate on…

  • Thailand News

    Chinatown crackdown: 48 partying Chinese nabbed in Bangkok massage parlour drug bust

    Forty-eight Chinese nationals were arrested by Children and Women Protection Sub-Division and Narcotics Control Board officers during a drug-fuelled party at a massage parlour on New Phetchaburi Road in Bangkok early this morning. The Superintendent of the Children and Women Protection Sub-Division, Theerasak Chantarapipat, shared the arrest details with ThaiRath. Theerasak disclosed that a tip-off had been received by the…

  • Thailand News

    Police impostors arrested for attempting to bribe officers to release illegal Chinese immigrants

    Officers from Chiang Saen Police Station in the northern province of Chiang Rai arrested four suspects for posing as high-ranking police officers and attempting to bribe the police with 350,000 baht in exchange for the release of four Chinese nationals who illegally entered the country. The situation unfolded after officers from Chiang Saen Police Station apprehended a Thai national along…

  • 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

    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…

  • Crime News

    Raids on drinking and gambling dens expose Chinese influence

    Raids on illegal drinking and gambling dens in Bangkok and Pattaya have done little to solve the problem. Rather, they have drawn attention to the number of Chinese nationals involved in Thailand’s burgeoning organised crime scene. But don’t worry, celebrity sleuth “Big Joke” is on it. Deputy national police chief Surachate “Big Joke” Hakparn is ready to prosecute and extradite…

  • 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…

  • China News

    2 Chinese charged with attempted murder after making a f-arse of extortion attempt

    A botched 3 million baht extortion attempt by 2 Chinese nationals turned into a f-arse when one of them shot a fellow countryman in the buttock. A married Chinese couple Yu Wang and Li Min met with mainland compatriot Wang Xiaoye at a house in Muang district of Chiang Mai under the pretence of selling some antique porcelain at around…

  • Crime News

    Bangkok police arrest 6 Taiwanese nationals for crypto fraud

    Police in Bangkok have arrested 6 Taiwanese men following a raid on a house in the Prawet district of the capital. The men are accused of conning over 500 people, mostly fellow Taiwanese or Chinese nationals, through fraudulent online cryptocurrency investment schemes. According to a Bangkok Post report, the arrests happened when officers from the Police Cyber Taskforce, accompanied by…

  • Crime News

    3 Chinese nationals arrested in Bangkok over banking app fraud

    Immigration Police have arrested 3 Chinese nationals accused of a phishing scam involving the Siam Commercial Bank mobile app. The men all entered Thailand illegally and are accused of defrauding SCB customers by conning them into providing their personal data and passwords. Sompong Chingduang, chief of the Immigration Police, says Yong Hua and Yue Dian were arrested at a property…

  • World News

    3 Chinese casino workers arrested with 8 million baht after illegal crossing from Myanmar

    Officers from the Thai police and military have arrested 3 Chinese nationals after they crossed illegally into Thailand from the Burmese town of Myawaddy. Thai Residents reports that the 2 women and 1 man were workers at a casino in Myanmar and were arrested in possession of 8 million baht. Officers detained them as they were getting into 2 cars…

  • Covid-19 News

    Chinese citizens in Russia caught forging Covid-19 results

    The Chinese Embassy in Moscow has caught several of its citizens trying to forge Covid-19 test results in order to be allowed to fly back to China. But the numbers of those producing counterfeit tests is unclear and the embassy has not revealed what cities or areas of Russia the hopeful returnees were residing. It is also unclear how many of…