14 year-old Youth Reportedly Kills Mother in Bangkok; Mom Wouldn’t Let Him Play Computer Games

This just came across. Sad, sad stuff. An unfortunate commentary on today's society, not just in Thailand, but all around the world: BANGKOK, Oct 31 – A fourteen-year-old youth reportedly killed his mother in the Thai capital last night, as she had not allowed him to play computer games. The teenaged boy reportedly stabbed his […]

Global Survey Ranks Bangkok Taxis Fifth Best in the World

  From Coconuts Bangkok: The friendly taxis of Bangkok were ranked the fifth best in the world in a recent survey by American booking website Hotels.com. The survey asked participants from 29 countries to rate taxis in various global cities on seven different categories: cleanliness, value, quality of driving, knowledge of the area, friendliness, safety […]

Thai Court Issues Arrest Warrant for Thaksin

Thailand’s former leader Thaksin Shinawatra is facing more legal difficulties after the Supreme Court issued an arrest warrant Thursday in connection with a malfeasance case involving nearly 12 billion baht, or $390 million, in loans extended by state-run Krung Thai Bank PCL KTB.TH +0.55% when he served as the country’s prime minister, po