teenagers

  • Thailand Cannabis Guide

    Significant cannabis intake by teens in Thailand and abroad

    Cannabis consumption globally has become a topic of interest with the recent rise in its use among teenagers. The changing legal status of cannabis in Thailand prompts us to query the implications on teen demographics. We will delve into the evolution of teenage cannabis usage, not only in Thailand but also in a global context. This exploration aims to provide…

  • Thailand News

    Teen gang nabbed after robbing Cambodians and boasting online

    A teenage gang who robbed Cambodian youths of their clothing and belt buckles while flaunting their actions on Facebook was apprehended by the police. The incident took place at around 9.30pm yesterday, according to the investigative team at Bang Phli Police Station. The investigation led officers to a house in Bang Pla, Bang Phli District, Samut Prakan Province. Authorities had…

  • Thailand News

    Free online therapy for Bangkok’s teenagers launched by DMH

    The Department of Mental Health (DMH) has initiated a campaign offering free online therapy sessions to Bangkok’s teenagers. This decision comes in the wake of data revealing a significant prevalence of mental health risks in teenagers. The campaign, christened the Wall of Sharing for Teens, is a brainchild of a joint effort between the Wall of Sharing Foundation, the National…

  • Thailand News

    Teen gang fatally shoots boy in Udon Thani province

    A group of teenagers ruthlessly chased down and fatally shot a 14 year old boy in the Nong Han District, Udon Thani province, leaving two of his peers severely injured. The horrific incident occurred on the evening of March 31, in the village of Ban Yang. Captured by CCTV, five youths on two motorcycles pursued the group to a dead-end…

  • Thailand News

    Motorcycle crash claims teen’s life in Samut Prakan

    A tragic accident occurred this morning when a 17 year old male motorcyclist was killed and his girlfriend critically injured after their motorcycle crashed into a stationary pickup truck in Samut Prakan. The incident took place around 2.30am this morning near the entrance to the Samut Prakan Hospital on Suk Sawat Road, in the Pak Klong Bang Pla Kot subdistrict of…

  • Thailand News

    Teenagers’ pellet gun rampage ends in arrests in East Pattaya

    A quiet neighbourhood in East Pattaya erupted into chaos as a gang of 10 teenagers unleashed a pellet gun frenzy, with one resident narrowly escaping serious injury. A group of ten teenagers stormed a residence nestled in Soi S.R., Nong Pla Lai Sub-district, east Pattaya, on March 17, firing a pellet gun indiscriminately. The 22 year old Anuchit Chaijarung had…

  • Thailand News

    Man physically assaulted by teens after Korat festival

    A 55 year old man was physically assaulted by a group of teenagers in Nakhon Ratchasima, sparking outrage from his daughter who demanded justice and called for witnesses. The incident occurred on Wednesday, March 13 at approximately 3.30am, during the final night of the Thao Suranari victory celebration in the Korat region. The man fell victim to a brutal attack…

  • Thailand News

    Update: Sa Kaeo teen murderers’ parents fined for deadly deed

    In a landmark ruling, the parents of five teenagers responsible for the death of a 47 year old woman in Sa Kaeo province have been fined 10,000 baht each by the provincial juvenile and family court. The lifeless body of Buaphan Pansu was discovered on January 12 in a pond near a school in Aranyaprathet district, Sa Kaeo province, bearing…

  • Thailand News

    Thai boy assaulted by jealous teenagers for being ‘too handsome’

    A 15 year old Thai boy suffered serious injuries after a group of teenagers beat him up for being “too handsome” in the Isaan province of Udon Thani. Residents in the Ban Nong Kanon Simma in the Ban Dung district of Udon Thani urged the police to take action on the group of teenagers, aged between 12 and 16, responsible…

  • Thailand News

    Teenage gang’s reign of terror over East Pattaya neighbourhood

    A gang of teenagers wreaked havoc in a quiet neighbourhood on Soi Huay Yai 15 in East Pattaya with their disruptive antics lasting three consecutive nights. The gang, captured on CCTV cameras, was seen riding more than 10 motorcycles and unleashing a barrage of disruptive activities, including hurling firecrackers and explosive bottles, creating deafening disturbances that reverberated throughout the area.…

  • Thailand News

    Japan’s court sentences young murderer to death in landmark ruling

    Japan has confirmed the death penalty for a 21 year old man convicted of murdering two people and setting fire to their house. The Kofu District Court in Yamanashi Prefecture announced the decision on Friday (February 2), following the withdrawal of an appeal by the defendant the day before. The landmark ruling in January marked the first time the death…

  • China News

    Hong Kong high school kids splash coke on the homeless in pedestrian tunnel (video)

    Four heartless Hong Kong teenagers sparked fury after a video surfaced, capturing their disgraceful act of splashing water and coke on an unsuspecting homeless person in a pedestrian tunnel. The disturbing footage unfolded as one teen darts towards the rough sleeper, dousing him in a heartless liquid onslaught. A cohort quickly follows suit, leaving the disoriented victim shocked, while the…

  • Thailand News

    Thai police intensify crackdown on juvenile delinquency following brutal murder

    In response to a brutal murder committed by five teenagers in Sa Kaeo’s Aranyaprathet district, Thai police are intensifying efforts to combat juvenile delinquency across the country. The murder of a middle-aged woman earlier this month has sparked a nationwide crackdown on criminal acts perpetrated by young offenders, an operation ordered by National Police Chief Torsak Sukvimol. Torsak has given…

  • Thailand News

    Shocking teen crimes spark government debate on harsher punishments

    Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin revealed plans to reevaluate legal consequences for young offenders involved in heinous crimes. This revelation comes in the aftermath of a brutal slaying allegedly committed by a group of teenagers aged 13 to 16 in Sa Kaeo’s Aranyaprathet district. Caught on security cameras attacking a 47 year old woman with mental health issues named Buaphan Tansu, the…

  • Thailand News

    5 kids aged between 8 and 17 arrested for house theft and drug party

    Police arrested five kids aged between 8 and 17 for breaking into a house, holding a drug party inside, and stealing valuables in the Isaan province of Udon Thani. The homeowner, 42 year old Wuttinan, filed a complaint with Mueang Udon Thani Police Station officers on January 15 after returning home to find his home had been ransacked and several…

  • Thailand News

    Street shootout shakes Phuket: Teen hospitalised, passerby catches stray bullet drama

    A teenager yesterday was hospitalised after a tumultuous shootout on a street near Saphan Hin, Phuket. A passerby suffered a shoulder wound whilst the teen had a head injury. Phuket Police received a report of a shootout near the Phuket Marine police chief’s residence on Phuket Road yesterday, January 3, at 3.10am. Police found a damaged glass louvre in one of…

  • China News

    Chinese teen damages Lamborghini in hotel car park, owner demands 890,000 baht for repairs

    A group of Chinese teenagers recently caused a stir when they trespassed in a hotel car park in Zhejiang’s Shengzhou city, hoping to take photographs with luxury cars to flaunt on social media. The venture turned sour when one of them accidentally damaged a Lamborghini, sparking a costly dispute. On Thursday, September 21, the group wandered into the underground car…

  • Crime News

    Teenagers accused of sexual assault on minor after cannabis use, victim pregnant

    A 15 year old teenager, part of a group of five, has been accused of sexually assaulting a 14 year old girl, who is now pregnant after they had consumed cannabis. The girl’s aunt reported the incident to the Khlong Luang Police Station at 11am today. The aunt, accompanied by Cholada Butwicha, a representative from the Survive page, brought the…

  • Pattaya News

    Teenage symphony disrupted: Sattahip police operation strikes a chord, arrests 52 and seizes drugs

    Sattahip was the scene of a police operation that resulted in the arrest of 52 teenagers and the seizure of illicit drugs. The operation was initiated following complaints from residents about loud music and an abundance of parked vehicles disrupting the tranquillity and traffic flow in the area. The inconsiderate parking had even blocked some residents’ driveways, leading to heightened…

  • Crime News

    Teen love triangle leads to shooting, father seriously injured

    A midnight teen brawl over a girl ended up in a violent shooting, leaving one seriously injured in Bang Khonthi district in Samut Songkhram province. Officers from Bang Khonthi Police Station were alerted to the incident, which took place at around 10.30pm yesterday. The violence unfolded near the popular local eatery, Pad Thai Jee Tan. At the scene, authorities found…

  • Crime News

    Youth gang clash turns Pattaya beach into battleground: One shot, one stabbed

    A chaotic brawl erupted on Pattaya beach as two rival youth gangs clashed, resulting in one teenager being shot in the leg and another stabbed multiple times. The incident, which occurred late last night, left tourists fleeing in panic, as officers from Mueang Pattaya Police Station rushed to the scene. The beachfront, located approximately 100 metres from the Mueang Pattaya…

  • Pattaya News

    Prominent politician’s alleged son causes chaos at Pattaya rental villa

    A teenager, purporting to be the offspring of a prominent local politician, and his associates stand accused of wreaking havoc on a rental villa in Nongprue, Banglamung. They are said to have threatened the villa’s owner. The villa is situated in a residential complex in M.12. Cattleya Jularat, who is 44 years old rented out her villa through an agency…

  • World News

    Teen survives life-threating 30-metre fall at Grand Canyon

    In a miraculous story, a 13 years old boy survived a 30-metre tumble down the Grand Canyon, sustaining numerous grave injuries. Remarkably, the plunge did not kill him, and rescuers were able to reach him within two hours and transport him to a hospital. Kauffman, on vacation with his mother, had been admiring the scenic views at Bright Angel Point,…

  • Thailand News

    Violent pre-Founder’s Day clash leaves three students injured in Bangkok

    A notorious group of students yesterday initiated a pre-Founder’s Day violence spree in a neighbourhood of Bangkok. The attack targeted another group involving explosives, knives and firearms. Reportedly, three individuals were injured, prompting the police to inspect CCTV footage. Initial findings reveal that the rival group too was armed similarly. Captain Atit Simcharoen, Station Head of Samrong Nua Police Station,…

  • Thailand News

    14 year old drug-dealing Thai boy arrested while high on Yaba in northern Thailand

    Police arrested a drug-dealing 14 year old boy for selling and using Yaba in the Kosum Phisai district of Maha Sarakham province in the northeastern part of Thailand. An officer from the Sosum Phisai Police Station yesterday raided the teenage boy’s house and discovered 162 Yaba tablets (also known as methamphetamine) with the drug paraphernalia in his bedroom. The teenager…

  • World News

    South Korean teen questioned for rocking high-speed railway

    South Korean police are set to question a teenager for allegedly placing a large rock, the size of a brick, on a high-speed railway last week. The incident took place at Singyeongju Station in Gyeongju, North Gyeongsang province, where a rail traffic controller noticed the individual trespassing in the restricted area via CCTV cameras. Local reports claim the teenager admitted…

  • Chiang Mai News

    Chiang Mai teens seen vaping, sniffing glue in public in downtown

    A group of audacious Chiang Mai teenagers, all under the age of 16, astounded onlookers with their outrageous behavior near the historic city moat in Chiang Mai. Their exploits included frolicking in the water, engaging in provocative dance moves, and using electronic cigarettes and inhalants, all while blatantly ignoring the stares and concerns of passersby who observed them. Four males…

  • Pattaya News

    Teen escapes house fire in Pattaya by climbing balcony

    A Pattaya teenager climbed down from his balcony to just barely escape a fire that broke out in his home in the early hours of Monday morning. The boy, 16 year old Poramet Soratavorn, sensed the smell of smoke when he was on the second floor of his house in Royal Park Village on Thepprasit Road. Poramet ran downstairs to find…

  • Covid-19 News

    Teenagers in Thailand will be eligible to receive Pfizer booster jabs from May

    Starting in May, teenagers in Thailand aged 12-17 will be allowed to get a Pfizer booster shot for Covid-19, provided they’ve received their second dose of a Covid vaccine within the past 6 months. The move is to boost students’ immunity to the virus ahead of new school year, which is set to begin next month, according to Dr. Opart…

  • Bangkok News

    Teenagers arrested for allegedly stealing batteries, steel railings from a train station

    Two 19 year olds were arrested and charged for allegedly stealing batteries from trucks who also admitted to stealing stainless steel railings from a train station in Samut Prakan yesterday. Following the warrant issued by the district court, police stopped the motorbike of two suspects on Soi Dan Samrong 24/66 in Muang district’s tambon Samrong Nuea and arrested them at…