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THAILAND UNDER ATTACK AGAIN FOR MISTREATMENT OF MIGRANT HOTEL WORKERS

In migrant workers, Phuket, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond3 Comments

NICE TOILETS FOR THAI STAFF  BUT S%$@&HOLES! FOR BURMESE! Fresh after damning reports of Thailand’s murderous treatment of foreign labour in the fishing industry, the human trafficking of Rohingya refugees, and ill treatment of Burmese in the pineapple industry a Swedish watch dog groups have now published a scathing attack on how Thai hoteliers treat Burmese workers. Fair Travel and …

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KICK ‘EM WHEN THEY ARE DOWN

In Phuket, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond7 Comments

 PACK ATTACK CAUGHT ON VIDEO A long standing Thai practice of ‘pack attacks’ against foreigners in the country’s night life industry has been highlighted again today in a video of a vicious attack by night club guards in Phuket. The club is not named in the video but is in Patong Beach – but it could be anywhere in Thailand. …

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AMERICAN ‘HERO’ WHO DISAPPEARED IN THE ANDAMAN SEA HAD HIS OWN PROPERTY COMPANY

In missing, Phuket, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond5 Comments

BROTHER-IN-LAW ‘BROKE KNEE CAPS FOR THE MAFIA’ The offer of a US$5000 reward this week for information about the death of American serviceman and Iraq veteran Josh Devine in the Andaman Sea in April comes as the family back home fails to get any closure on the mystery. Joshua Devine, 36, a ‘Soldier of the Year’ in his particular unit, …

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BRITON WHO LOST BUSINESSES AND HOME WORTH £2 MILLION TO THAI ORGANISED CRIME – JOINS GROWING FOREIGN PROTEST

In Colin Vard, Ian Rance, Kasikorn Bank, Phuket, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond3 Comments

THAI BANKS COLLUDING IN SCAMS ON FOREIGNERS Ian Rance and family A British businessman who lost everything to organized crime on the holiday island of Phuket is joining the protest of foreigners who have been taken to the cleaners in Thailand. Ian Rance, 57, from Hertfordshire, lost everything in a scam identical to that of Irish businessman Colin Vard whose …

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THE VARD CORRUPTION SCANDAL – ‘THANK YOU THAI POLICE’

In Boonlert Onklang, Colin Vard, Phuket, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond10 Comments

The following message has been received from Jesse Vard on behalf of her father. Its early days and they family seem now more confident that at least some heads will role. They remain however in some contempt for the Irish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade and Irish Consulate in Bangkok. Children’s author and former Dublin businessman Colin Vard, father …

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THAI POLICE SAY THEY WILL INVESTIGATE HOLIDAY ISLAND FRAUDS

In Boonlert Onklang, Colin Vard, fraud, Phuket, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond8 Comments

A PACKAGE FULL OF PROMISES The head of the Thai Police today promised a full investigation into the organized frauds of Irishman Colin Vard in an astonishing turn around after Mr.Vard’s 16-year-old daughter launched a Facebook and Youtube campaign. Police General Somyot Pampanmuang made the concession after Mr. Vard, a former Dublin businessman and children’s author blocked traffic outside the …

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MASSIVE THAI CORRUPTION CASE – IRISH CONSULAR OFFICIALS TOLD TO GET OFF THEIR BACKSIDES

In Colin Vard, Phuket, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond9 Comments

ROBBED BLIND – BUT IRISH OFFICIALS IN THAILAND ‘WILL NOT EVEN ANSWER THE PHONE!’   A representative from the Irish Embassy in Bangkok was today ordered to appear at the Royal Thai Police headquarters over the case of a 16-year-old Irish girl who is spearheading the case of her and her family who have been kidnapped, robbed of over a …

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ROBBED, KIDNAPPED, AND IN FEAR OF THEIR LIVES IN THAILAND

In Colin Vard, Phuket, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond8 Comments

‘BUT TODAY THE WAR BEGINS!’ Sixteen-year-old Jessie Vard from Dublin whose father Colin, a former well known businessman and children’s author has been fighting the Thai authorities for over five years after being swindled by banks and thieves in uniforms and lawyers robes in Thailand, today challenges Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha and questions whether he is serious about tacking corruption …