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  • Thailand News

    OnlyFans creator fined in Bangsaen for explicit beach display

    A content creator on the adult platform OnlyFans has been fined by Bangsaen police for a sexually explicit public display after her video garnered over two million views. The incident, which took place on the popular Bangsaen Beach in Chon Buri province, involved the woman engaging in sexual acts with a fan. The video, initially posted between November and December…

  • Thailand News

    Thailand imposes hefty fines on e-cigarette importers to curb sales

    The Customs Department of Thailand imposed a hefty fine on e-cigarette importers, now demanding double the item’s value plus tax in an attempt to curb the increasing sales among the public, particularly the youth. Panthong Loykulnan, the spokesperson for the department, announced yesterday that importers of e-cigarettes, barakus, shishas, and e-barakus will be mandated to pay a fine equivalent to…

  • Thailand News

    Thai music venue bans Klear hit song that caused tissue mayhem (video)

    A local music venue implemented an unusual policy by banning the performance of the hit song Pha Chet Nha (Handkerchief) by Thai band Klear as the venue’s tissues have been used excessively. Klear bassist Kee Kiyapat shared the surprising rule on social media, tagging Bo Suratnawee of Triumphs Kingdom, which sparked a humorous online debate about fairness and practicality in…

  • Thailand News

    Khon Kaen buffet fines diner 9000 baht for uneaten food

    A buffet restaurant in Khon Kaen made headlines after a customer was faced with a hefty fine of 9,100 baht for leaving an excessive amount of uneaten food. However, the situation was amicably resolved, resulting in satisfaction on both sides. Oshinei Khon Kaen, a Japanese buffet restaurant in Khon Kaen, took to Facebook to recount an incident where a group…

  • Thailand News

    Ubon Ratchathani teen negotiates fine with community service

    A 19 year old woman in Ubon Ratchathani faced a hefty fine of 6,300 baht (US$177) for driving without a license. Lacking the funds to pay the fine, she humorously asked the police if she could borrow money. The officer’s playful response was an offer to lend her the money if she agreed to feed his catfish every night, a…

  • Phuket News

    Phuket’s air quality under threat as haze season approaches

    Grey skies are looming over Thailand’s popular tourist destination of Phuket despite the air quality remaining at a moderate level during the first week of January. The Pollution Control Department (PCD) has already flagged concerns as predictions suggest the annual haze might arrive earlier than expected this year. According to the World Air Quality Index project (AQICN), the concentration of hazardous PM2.5…

  • Thailand News

    Bazaar Hotel Bangkok fined 1.3m baht over controversial sculpture

    Suan Lum Night Bazaar Ratchadaphisek Co, operating the Bazaar Hotel Bangkok, has been slapped with a fine of 1.3 million baht. The penalty comes after the company allowed for the installation of a gargoyle-like sculpture, known as Khru Kai Kaew, on its rented premises. The half-god, half-demon figure sparked controversy due to its frightening appearance leading to numerous complaints from…

  • China News

    Online infatuation leads to embezzlement: Chinese man’s web of trouble

    A Chinese man’s infatuation with an Internet idol escalated to the point where he resorted to online embezzlement from his workplace to bestow lavish gifts upon the captivating young woman, ultimately ending up in prison. As reported by Chinese media, Liu, a university graduate and married father, was employed as an accountant at a company, earning a monthly salary of…

  • Thailand News

    Phuket motorbike rider’s viral video sparks amusement and debate

    On Wednesday, a video titled “The end of a reckless teenager” was posted by TikTok user @lineage5578, showing a young man proudly displaying his modified motorbike. At the beginning of the video, he revs the engine to demonstrate its loud and powerful exhaust, before setting off on a nighttime ride. Keen observers will note that two police officers can be…

  • Hua Hin News

    Authorities warn of huge fines or jail for smoking on Hua Hin Beach

    Hua Hin authorities aren’t playing around about keeping Hua Hin Beach clean. Authorities have launched a new campaign to discourage smoking on the beach, warning that anyone caught lighting up could face a fine of up to 100,000 baht (roughly £2,200) or up to one year in jail. On Thursday, officials visited the beach and walked around with warning signs…

  • Thailand News

    Police stopped you? Here’s how to handle it

    So the Royal Thai Police (RTP) have stopped you and you are worried they might ask for some cash “off the books” to let you go. What do you do in this delicate situation? If you find yourself in a situation where you are stopped by the RTP, it is important to remain calm and follow a few basic guidelines…

  • Thailand News

    UPDATE: Thailand introduces fine for not wearing seat belt in the back seat

    UPDATE: The Royal Thai Police will go easy on people who break the new seat belt law “in the early phase” according to Deputy Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Bureau Pol. Maj. Gen. Jirasan Kaewsaeng-ek. The officer confirmed yesterday that from September 5, the driver and all passengers – including those in the back seat – are required by law…

  • Thailand News

    Large orange juice order leads to large “fine”

    5 officials from the Excise Department are currently under investigation for allegedly asking for a 12,000 baht “fine” from a shop proprietor who had filled a substantial order for orange juice. The officials had been working in Bangkok at the time of their orange juice related fine giving. The 5 Excise officials have since been transferred to a different office…

  • Covid-19 News

    Face masks required in 31 provinces, fine is 20,000 baht for not wearing

    Face masks are now being required in 31 Thai provinces with a fine of 20,000 baht going to those who don’t wear them. Chiang Rai is one of the new provinces to be included in the list, but so far, Chiang Mai is being left out. As daily Covid-19 infections have reached an all-time high, it is only a matter…

  • Phuket News

    Up to 20,000 baht fine for not wearing a mask in Phuket

    Wear a mask or pay a hefty fine… and possibly even go to jail. Phuket governor Narong Woonciew issued an immediate order requiring people in the island province to wear a face mask while in public to control the spread of Covid-19. Those who violate the order could face a 20,000 baht fine. Those who breach the order can also…

  • World News

    England’s self-quarantine rule breakers will receive up to a 10,000 pound fine

    England’s self-quarantine rule breakers are receiving up to a 10,000 pound fine, starting September 28, according to British PM Boris Johnson. The fine will be handed down to anyone who tests positive for the virus or has been in contact with someone who has the virus and dodges the rules for self-quarantine. For the first offence, rule breakers will receive…

  • Bangkok News

    Find an abandoned car in Bangkok, get half the fine

    Want to make a couple thousand baht? Find a car that’s been abandoned on Bangkok’s streets. Hundreds of cars parked and forgotten about are being removed in an effort to clean up the city. Those who help out by reporting an forgotten car will get half the fine. The owners of the abandoned cars face a 5,000 baht fine, so…

  • Thailand News

    Beer delivery company hit with 50,000 baht fine for violating Alcohol Control Act

    A craft beer delivery company says it’s been fined 50,000 baht for allegedly violating Thailand’s Alcohol Beverage Control Act. Posting on its Facebook page, Beervana says it wants to warn other companies and is also petitioning for the law to be abolished, claiming it’s hurting businesses that are already struggling during the Covid-19 crisis. Under the act, suppliers are forbidden…

  • Crime News

    12 curfew violators arrested in Pattaya after breaking through a checkpoint – VIDEO

    12 curfew breakers were arrested in Pattaya City last night just before midnight after a black Hyundai van vehicle broke through a police curfew checkpoint. Reports suggest that the black Hyundai van ran through the checkpoint, causing Banglamung and Pattaya officers to give chase before eventually catching the suspects at an intersection in North Pattaya. 4 Thai nationals, all under the…

  • Crime News

    Two women in Rayong fined 15 million baht each for ciggie smuggling

    A Thai ‘auntie’ and her daughter from Rayong have been fined 15 million baht for smuggling 37 crates of cigarettes, valued around 200,000 baht, from Cambodia. 53 year old Pisamai and 34 years old Somradee tried to smuggle nearly 19,000 packets of cigarettes over the border. Investigators raided their apartment in Muang Rayong. They were caught red handed loading the cases…