Thailand’s Public transport issues to be solved in 2 months – Hooray!

Just saw this on Thai Visa, courtesy of the National News Bureau of Thailand. Almost fell on the floor laughing: BANGKOK, 16 July 2013 (NNT) – The Ministry of Transport is expected to improve the entire public transport system within two months as several issues, such as passengers being rejected by taxi drivers and illegal […]

Human Trafficking In Thailand

First I saw this today from AFP:   Thai policeman charged over rape of Rohingya refugee BANGKOK, June 28, 2013 (AFP) – A policeman has been charged with trafficking after a Rohingya woman was allegedly lured from a shelter in southern Thailand and subsequently raped by a man from the refugee Muslim minority, police told […]

Time To Crack Down on Crimes Against Children in Thailand

I saw this on Pattaya One just now: Pattaya Police arrest Swiss man accused of lewd acts with 12 year old boys On Tuesday Night Pattaya Police Officers arrested a 62 year old Swiss man on the strength of an arrest warrant detailing allegations of lewd acts he is alleged to have committed with 12 […]

Interpol to lead piracy crackdown in Thailand

Saw this in the Nation today. Almost fell out of my chair laughing: BANGKOK: — Thai police will be joining the Interpol-led weeklong crackdown on pirated goods, which kicks off tomorrow. Also participating are Bangladesh, Fiji, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Pakistan, the Philippines and Vietnam. Police adviser Pol General Chalermkiat Sriworakhan said officers will […]

The Police In Thailand Are So Dirty It’s Ridiculous!

I saw this today in The Nation.  More police corruption: Funeral gambling session raided Six policemen yesterday raided a gambling operation set up at a local residence in Nakhon Si Thammarat that was hosting a funeral rite, seizing about Bt160,000 in alleged gambling money. The raid angered people at the funeral, as a relative of […]

A bribe is not a bribe in Thailand

I saw this in Coconuts Bangkok today: Chalerm: Not a Bribe if Cops Ask For Money on Chinese New Year Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yubamrung, responding to recent security cam footage of three police officers “requesting” money from an Indian tailor shop owner, claimed that said behavior was acceptable during the Chinese New Year as […]

Ending the Dog Meat Trade in Thailand

Saw this in the Nation: Thai govt expected to announce steps to end the dog meat and skin trade in Thailand                   BANGKOK: — The Thai government is expected to declare a national agenda to end the trade of dogs destined for human consumption, the nongovernmental organization, […]

Crooked Bangkok Cops Steal 2 Million THB from Victims

It’s high time some of the dirty cops go down. Unfortunately, corruption is so deep seeded in the system, I doubt very much if many if not any of the cops don’t take bribes at the least. These guys were going way too far. Hell, they even made the guys that arrested them look bad!