Thailand Video News | Government unveils 10-year visa to attract top global talent, Trans-tussle video captures fight between Pattaya and Phuket Trans Women

In this Thailand video news, Alex and Jay unfold diverse events across Thailand, authorities conducted a significant raid on a mall, seizing uncertified art toys and sparking a heated debate. Concurrently, Thai police intercepted a major drug shipment, confiscating 14.8 kilograms of heroin destined for Taiwan. A viral video captured a violent altercation between transwomen from Pattaya and Phuket, adding to the country’s tumultuous news cycle. Amidst these incidents, a Bangkok man received mental health support after a bizarre two-year habit of hurling feces, while a woman in a bikini defied online criticism to sell durian fruit, earning the nickname “Durian Diva.” On a more strategic note, Thailand announced a new 10-year visa program aimed at attracting top global talent, signalling a push towards long-term economic growth and international integration.

CIB Raid on Mall Seizes Uncertified Art Toys, Ignites Debate

The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) raided a prominent shopping mall in Bang Yai, confiscating numerous art toys lacking Thai Industrial Standards (TIS) certification, sparking online debate. Vendors questioned the criteria for distinguishing genuine from counterfeit goods, and concerns emerged about the mall management’s role in protecting vendors. The raid highlighted the complexities local businesses face in adhering to product certification regulations.


Thai Police Seize 14.8 Kilograms of Heroin Bound for Taiwan

Thai police intercepted 14.8 kilograms of heroin hidden in two ice-making machines destined for Taiwan. The operation involved collaboration between Thai and Taiwanese authorities and followed a previous raid in Jakarta linked to drug lord Freddy Pratama. The heroin, valued at 100 million baht in Taiwan, underscores the significant price disparity of narcotics between Thailand and neighbouring countries. The ONCB is intensifying efforts to gather evidence and widen the investigation.


Viral Video Captures Brawl Between Pattaya and Phuket Transwomen

A video showing a violent clash between transwomen from Pattaya and Phuket in Soi Bangla, Phuket, went viral on Thai social media. The altercation occurred in front of the New York Bar and involved physical and verbal confrontation. Patong Police fined six transgender women 1,000 baht each for voluntary physical assault. The incident sparked significant attention and discussion online.


Bangkok Man Gets Mental Health Help After Two-Year Faeces-Hurling Habit

A man in Bangkok’s Ratchada area began receiving mental health treatment after throwing faeces at neighbours’ houses for over two years. Despite evidence from CCTV cameras, the man’s parents denied his involvement. Authorities found his room filled with rubbish and human waste, contradicting his parents’ claims. He was taken to Somdet Chaopraya Institute of Psychiatry for treatment, despite his parents’ protests.


Durian Diva: Thai Woman Sells Durian in Bikini, Ignores Online Drama

Aranya, a 22-year-old durian vendor known as Aum, gained attention for selling durians in a bikini in Kamphaeng Phet, Thailand. Despite controversy over her attire, Aum emphasises the quality of her durians from Rayong. She continues to sell durians both in person and online while facing scrutiny for her provocative dress, which she insists is a personal preference.


Thailand Unveils 10-Year Visa to Attract Top Global Talent

Thailand introduced a 10-year visa to attract top-tier professionals to its Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC). The visa, which allows a five-year stay with the possibility of extension, targets specialists, executives, professionals, and their families. The government also introduced a personal income tax cap of 17%. Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin directed the Agriculture Ministry to modernise agricultural infrastructure to enhance food production and income for farmers.

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