Nana

  • Crime

    BREAKING: Court sentences British man who murdered and chopped up Thai woman

    UPDATE: Court sentences British man who murdered and chopped up Thai woman At 1:30pm this afternoon, Kanchanaburi Provincial Court sentenced Shane Kenneth Looker to 8 years in prison for murdering Laxami “Look” Manochat in 2014. The court ordered Shane to pay a total of 12.5 million baht to Look’s family. The court initially sentenced 51 year old Shane to 16…

  • Crime

    British man who murdered and chopped up Thai woman to be sentenced tomorrow

    Tomorrow, the court will announce the fate of a British man who murdered and dismembered a Thai woman, stuffed her in a suitcase and dumped her body in the Mae Khlong River eight years ago. On November 6 2014, police discovered the body of 31 year old Laxami “Look” Manochat inside a suitcase dumped in the Mae Klong River in…

  • Crime

    Half a million baht in sex toys and products seized in series of raids

    Sex toys and sexual enhancement drugs were seized by Thai police in a series of raids in Bangkok and the neighbouring province of Samut Prakan. Thai media reports that a Thai husband and Vietnamese wife were arrested for allegedly importing the products illegally. Officers held a standard press conference, displaying the seized items including boxes of dildos, packages of synthetic…

  • Bangkok

    Police in Bangkok seize 2 truck loads of sex toys valued at 1 million baht

    Sex toys valued at 1 million baht were seized by police in Bangkok. Reports don’t say exactly how many sex toys were seized by police, but apparently, police filled 2 large trucks with the dildos, vibrators and other pleasure enhancing products. A Chinese man was arrested for allegedly smuggling illegal sex products into Thailand and selling them online. Photos from…

  • Thailand

    Where are Thailand’s bar girls? Up to a million people out of work | VIDEO

    https://youtu.be/UD-ymVlW3PU We know about the challenges in Thailand’s hotel industry. We know about the grounded planes and the problems with aviation. We know about the vendors and the tour company employees who have survived on a steady flow of tourists for decades. But there is another hidden victim of the lockdowns and border closures, an industry which is the largest…

  • Bangkok

    Bangkok nightclub raided, 150 people ordered to take a drug test

    Police raided a nightclub in Bangkok’s Nana area at 3am this morning and ordered more than 150 people to take a drug test. The raid follows a report that the nightclub was selling baraku (shisha tobacco and hookah pipes are illegal in Thailand) as well as selling illegal drugs and operating without a permit. In the bathroom of Insanity Nightclub…

  • Crime

    Alleged “Arab mafia” members arrested in Bangkok

    The chief of the Thai immigration police today announced the arrest of two Arabs in Bangkok’s Nana area. INN reports that they’re “local mafia”, running protection rackets and committing robberies and assaults. The case began when a Thai salon owner filed a report with Lumpini police claiming that her husband and 3 year old son were assaulted by 2 men…

  • Bangkok

    Foreign and Thai business partners cleared of human trafficking charges in Bangkok

    PHOTO: Daily News “At the appeal hearing yesterday, the defendants had their convictions quashed after the court doubted testimony from one of the victims.” A foreign man employed as a nightclub manager in Bangkok’s notorious party zone at Nana has been acquitted of charges of human trafficking and acquiring women for prostitution. ThaiVisa reports that Michael Pearl, a 47 year old…

  • Bangkok

    Immigration police conduct spot-check of Nana area of Bangkok

    PHOTOS: Naew Na Immigration police headed to the Nana area of Bangkok to inspect businesses and operators last night in the popular market zone. The ‘walk thru’ started at 8 pm as Immigration police visited Sois 3 – 5 along Sukhumvit Road checking on foreign workers and work permits. Immigration officials say there were no arrests during their unannounced visit.…