Artikel tagged “Bangkok”

  • 27 year old African arrested over romance scams

    27 year old African arrested over romance scams

    FILE PHOTO by Suriya Patathayo “The scam would usually involve using bogus white male identities to persuade women to wire money to pay an import tariff and fee for the delivery of overseas “gifts”. Romance scams are continually in the news and the government has been putting resources into rounding up the perpetrators and departing them, many from west African countries who have entered the Kingdom illegally. The latest is a 27 year old man from Guinea-Bissau arrested for allegedly forging documents to obtain a Thai visa and aiding a romance scam.

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    Kitten rescued from wall space after being stuck for three days

    A kitten was rescued last night after it got stuck in a narrow five-inch wall space behind a 7-11 convenience store in Samut Prakan’s city district.

  • Weakness in the BKK condo market

    Weakness in the BKK condo market

    PHOTO: Nara 9 – www.nara9.net Property consultants, Edmund Tie & Company – South East Asia – report that the new condo supply for 2019 is ‘unlikely to increase’ and that sales rates are disappointing in Q3. Their report says that the take-up rate of newly launched condominium projects in Q3 in Bangkok’s CBD dropped from last year’s 58% to only 31%, year on year.

  • Romance scammer arrested for overstaying his visa by four years

    Romance scammer arrested for overstaying his visa by four years

    Thai police have continued their crackdown on foreign criminals, especially romance scammers, call-centre fraudsters and visa over-stayers, with the latest arrest of a 30 year old Nigerian man who was found to have overstayed his welcome in Thailand by nearly four years. Nigerian Cory Samuel Madubuchi, who was arrested in Nonthaburi, was also found to have 57 money transaction slips and a cell phone with photos of good-looking white men. National police deputy chief Pol General Rungroj Saengkhram and acting head of Thai immigration police, Maj-General Surachate Hakparn, instructed officers to continue the crackdown on foreign criminals and over-stayers

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    Canadian tourist in hospital after falling from an elephant ride

    Chalong Police have headed to the scene of an incident at an elephant camp near Nark Kerd Hill in Chalong at 2.15pm yesterday. Police and rescue workers arrived to find a 38 year old female Canadian tourist who has sustained left leg injuries and was taken to the Bangkok Hospital Phuket. Wirawit Pakprom, the elephant’s mahout, told police that the female tourist was with a male friend.

  • Pattaya expat dies from injuries suffered during WBC Bangkok fight

    Pattaya expat dies from injuries suffered during WBC Bangkok fight

    SCREENSHOT: Christian Daghio fighting Don Parueang on October 26 –  ทีเคโอ มวยโลก An Italian man, and former world champion in Muay Thai and boxing, has tragically died following a fight in Bangkok. Thai Visa reports that 49 year old Christian Daghio died on Friday in a Bangkok hospital after being put in a coma due to injuries suffered during a WBC Asia title match against Don Parueang on October 26. Footage of the fight posted on YouTube showed Daghio being knocked out in the 12th round after taking multiple punches to the head and face.

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    Australia joins UK and USA with withdrawal of income verification

    The Australian Embassy in Thailand has declared that from January 7, 2019 it will NOT witness Statutory Declarations for proof on income for Thai Visa extensions. Here’s the official announcement…        The post Australia joins UK and USA with withdrawal of income verification appeared first on The Thaiger your source for Thailand news .

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    Event round-up November 2018

    by The Sponsorship Experts, Paul Poole (South East Asia) The month kicks off with the last Spartan Thailand race of the year, held in Hua Hin on 3 November. Participants can choose between two different courses, the 21km Spartan Beast race with more than 30 obstacles designed to really push people to their limits, and the 5km Spartan Sprint race with more than 20 obstacles.

  • No hug, no kiss, no goodbye – speeding up school drop-offs

    No hug, no kiss, no goodbye – speeding up school drop-offs

    Police in Bangkok are urging parents to cut short their lengthy farewell when they drop their kids off at school to avoid adding to Bangkok’s traffic woes. Traffic police launched the “No kiss, no hug, no bye” campaign in front of St Gabriel School on Samsen Road this morning at 6.45am as students prepared to return for the second semester.

  • Woman accused of animal cruelty dodges media in Bangkok

    Woman accused of animal cruelty dodges media in Bangkok

    PHOTO: The Nation Thonburi  Court has freed on bail a 30 year old woman who has been accused of animal cruelty. Wararat Krasae, nicknamed Sun, walked free after her lawyer posted 40,000 baht bail. The woman appeared in the public for the first time at the court on Ekkachai Road after some animal lovers’ group filed complaints with police last week that she had tortured or even killed animals, mostly cats, she adopted from animal shelters.