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  • Thailand

    Bangkok taxi driver brawls with passenger in the street (video)

    A fight broke out between a Bangkok taxi driver and a passenger in the middle of the street last night. The passenger allegedly tried to steal from the driver. In a clip circulating on social media, the cameraman shouts ‘Muay Thai!’ as a taxi driver, wearing a face mask throughout the whole fight, swings at the passenger and pushes him…

  • Crime

    Koh Samui parking dispute leads to violent brawl and gunshots

    Koh Samui parking dispute leads to violent brawl, photo by Naewna. A Koh Samui parking dispute lead to a violent brawl and gunshots on Friday, Thai media reported. This was after two brothers reportedly refused to move their pickup truck so that a man could leave an auto accessories shop. The two brothers, Phisit and Panuwat, parked their truck in…

  • Pattaya

    Pattaya man assaults intoxicated man, reportedly for catcalling at his girlfriend

    Another late-night violent incident took place in Pattaya at around midnight on Saturday. A man physically assaulted an intoxicated man in front of Soi Ko Phai on 1/1, before fleeing the scene. An unnamed witness said the attacker assaulted the victim after the victim catcalled at, whistled at, or made a sexually suggestive comment to the attacker’s girlfriend. The injured…

  • Pattaya

    Indian tourists injured in fight with ganja seller on Pattaya’s Walking Street

    Indian tourists were injured in a fight with a ganja seller on Pattaya’s Walking Street. The fight broke out in the early hours of the morning on November 14. The weed seller said the tourists had bought ice cream from a shop near his stall when they came to sit down at one of his tables. The seller said the…

  • Pattaya

    Angry Pattaya teens allegedly assault Walking Street nightclub guards

    There’s been another report of late-night violence on Pattaya’s iconic Walking Street. Around 30 angry Pattaya teens allegedly assaulted the guards of one nightclub on the street. The youths reportedly attacked the Jannaat club guards for not allowing them to enter the club at 4am on Tuesday, well past the legal closing time of 2am. After being denied entry to…

  • Pattaya

    Fight breaks out on island off Pattaya

    A fight broke out in front of a resort on an island off Pattaya on Wednesday night between two groups of people. Security footage captured 6-8 people on motorbikes passing by the resort on Koh Larn and glancing back at another group that was marching toward them on foot. After the group on motorbikes exited the footage, the group was…

  • Patong

    American tourist allegedly assaulted outside Patong bar

    An American tourist was allegedly assaulted in Phuket’s tourist hotspot town of Patong early yesterday morning. The 35 year old man had wounds on his face, and one of his middle fingers. The man had been at a bar on Bangla Road, where he was reportedly very drunk. He had been with a 24 year old Russian woman. Staff had…

  • Phuket

    Delivery driver & customer brawl over payment in Phuket

    A delivery driver and a customer brawled over some payment in Phuket’s town of Chalong at the weekend. The customer, Sorasak, said he had ordered food to be delivered through an online service. Phuket Provincial Police said that during the delivery, “There was an error in the transmission location coordinates.” When the driver, Adisak, finally arrived with Sorasak’s food, the…

  • Crime

    Fight over haircut in salon ends with man and wife dead

    Iconic French fashion designer Coco Chanel once said, “A woman who cuts her hair is about to change her life.” Unfortunately, following a tragic incident in a Pathum Thani salon, a woman lost her life, as did her husband, after an allegedly bad haircut ended in violence. The incident took place yesterday afternoon in a mall in the Greater Bangkok…

  • Eastern Thailand

    Baby’s birthday party turns violent in eastern Thailand

    A baby’s birthday party turned violent in Thailand’s eastern province of Rayong between Monday night and Tuesday morning, in the main city district. A group of Cambodian fishery workers had reportedly thrown a party to celebrate one worker’s son turning three months old. At the party, one group of workers allegedly started drunkenly fighting the other. Two workers were stabbed…

  • Chiang Mai

    Fight between ex-husband and new man attracts 50 police to ER in Chiang Mai

    A fight between a woman’s ex-husband and her new man brought chaos to an emergency room at a Chiang Mai hospital last night, so much that 50 officers arrived on the scene to sort things out. The storm began brewing between the men when the woman and her new partner went to her ex’s house to ask him to return…

  • Pattaya

    Foreigners brawl near Pattaya’s Walking Street, one left with slash wounds

    More violence near Pattaya’s famous walking street, a site of numerous late night scuffles. Between last night and this morning, 2 foreign men on a soi near the street got into a brawl which left one with slash wounds. A witness said the men had gotten into a verbal argument, which escalated into a physical fight. They said one man…

  • Chon Buri

    German man says he was attacked in Chon Buri, witnesses claim he started it

    Heated accusations are being thrown back and forth about a violent incident in Chon Buri province. A German man, 57 year old Yurk Wendorf, alleges that 2 men violently attacked him in Bang Lamung district. According to The Pattaya News, Yurk was found with a wound on his face and a blood-stained shirt, and seemed groggy. Pattaya police were alerted of…

  • Thailand

    Buriram battle: 50 youths shoot guns, throw explosives and glass bottles

    A 50 man fight broke out in the middle of the street at 1am this morning after the annual Red Cross music festival held in the northeastern province of Buriram. Two groups of young men, approximately 50 in total, started out by arguing and chasing each other on motorcycles and then began throwing glass bottles, homemade grenades and shooting guns…

  • Pattaya

    Pattaya Beach fight over an affair on TikTok results in 5 arrests

    A fistfight that broke out and gathered a crowd on Central Pattaya Beach near the mall resulted in 5 people being arrested. Pattaya City Police were alerted of a fight at around 10:30 in the evening on Monday night and went to the scene to investigate. In the patrol unit arrived, they found a few fights on and around the…

  • World

    Muay Thai added to European Games 2023

    Thailand’s national sport Muay Thai has been added to the European Games 2023, set to be held in Poland. While Asia has been leading the sport for decades, many recent Muay Thai champions are from Europe, according to Sakchye Tapsuwan, president of the International Federation of Muaythai Associations, the governing body for the sport. “Europe has grown in strength, evidenced…

  • Hot News

    Drunk besties turn on each other and sustain injuries in knife fight

    A pair of so-called drunk besties, in the Banglamung district of Chon Buri province, apparently turned on each other after midnight yesterday, with both sustaining knife injuries after an altercation. Rescue workers arrived at a rental room in Khao Maikaew to find the 2 injured men. 48 year old Chaiyaphon Kannarat and 42 year old Apinan Kongprem were taken to…

  • Crime

    Group of security guards allegedly gang up on 2 police officers

    A large group of security guards allegedly had a fight with 2 police officers at a popular seafood restaurant in Bangkok. It started when officers went to the restaurant as customers and started arguing with the table next to them. An officer poured water on a customer at the table and then security guards intervened, telling both men to come…

  • Politics

    US ambassador vows to help Thailand combat human trafficking

    The US ambassador to Thailand is pledging to help Thailand achieve its goal to be upgraded from Tier 2 to Tier 1 in the annual US Trafficking in Persons Report. The report divides countries into tiers based on their compliance with standards outlined in the US Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000. Tier 1 comprises countries whose governments fully comply…

  • Coronavirus (Covid-19)

    Thailand may hold a July Songkran event if Covid-19 situation remains stable

    Thai citizens are being dangled a carrot – the chance to celebrate Songkran in July. Usually the annual water festival, traditionally the end of the dry season and the start of the wet season, is held on April 13. The event has become a big tourist magnet over the past decade as it’s morphed from traditional Buddhist festival into organised…

  • Bangkok

    Tuk-tuk driver assaults Grab driver in Bangkok

    Another Thai tuk tuk driver has been caught out trying to defend his ‘turf’. Tuk Tuk driver Ek has been charged with assaulting a grab car driver after dropping off passengers in front of a mall on Ratchadapisek Road, Bangkok. After the incident went viral online, Police Colonel Purit Jintranan invited both drivers for a talking at the Huai Khwang…

  • Pattaya

    Vietnamese illegal street vendors’ knife fight shocks tourists in Pattaya

    PHOTOS: The Pattaya News Three Vietnamese nationals have been seriously wounded and a fourth has fled after a very public knife fight in Pattaya on Sunday night. Pattaya City Police were notified of the incident at 11:30pm. Police and emergency responders arrived at the scene to find three men with slash and stab wounds needing urgent medical attention. The three injured are…