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A CHILD’S VIEW OF CORRUPTION IN THAILAND – by Jessie Vard

In Colin Vard, Phuket, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond4 Comments

FEISTY IRISH TEENAGER CONTINUES HER CAMPAIGN AGAINST THAI SLEAZE ‘JUSTICE FOR JESSIE’ Sixteen-year-old Jessie Vard is not letting up in her campaign on behalf of her dad, Irish children’s author Colin Vard – and she’s back on Facebook with her own view on corruption in Thailand. The interesting part is that she is showing pictures which she drew at the …

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TIME SHARE – A RECURRING NIGHTMARE

In Phuket, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond1 Comment

CAUTION: DO NOT EXPECT THAI POLICE TO ACT WHEN FOREIGNERS CHEAT FOREIGNERS. Phuket’s ‘multi-agency task’ force which was set up three years ago to deal with Time Share Touts along Patong and Karon Beaches appears to have melted away soon after its formation. Fighting talk to abolish the cheats, as per jet skis, taxis, tuk tuks and other scams appears …

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MORE RAPES AND MURDERS AS TOURISM MINISTER COMES UP WITH ID WRISTBAND PLAN

In murder, Pattaya, Phuket, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond3 Comments

TWO SEX ATTACKS – TWO BODIES WASHED UP – AS MINISTER SUGGESTS ‘GET A THAI BUDDY’ PLAN. Pattaya Bay Police in Thailand were today investigating the rapes of a two young tourists and opening murder investigations into two bodies washed ashore  – as two weeks on the murder investigation into the brutal killings of Hannah Witheridge and David Miller has …

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British journalist has been jailed – Aussie conman tells businessmen in Poland

In Global I Care, Pattaya, Phuket, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond2 Comments

Aussie conman David Tyson exposed here on these pages for his Global -I-Care scam and property sharp dealing on the island of  Phuket has surfaced again – this time in Poland. After trying similar scams out in Vietnam he moved on to Britain, France and Germany and is now hobnobbing with politicians and businessmen in Poland. And he is telling …

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EXTRADITED BRIT GETS 25 YEARS JAIL FOR MURDER OF FORMER US MARINE

In General News, murder, Phuket, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond5 Comments

Thursday, November 28, 2013 A British kick boxer who stabbed a U.S. Marine to death in Thailand was today jailed for 25 years on the Thai holiday island of Phuket. Lee Aldhouse, nicknamed ‘Pitbull’ , who was the first Briton ever to be extradited from the UK to face trial in Thailand, had pleaded guilty to the murder, despite putting …

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THAI PROTEST MOVES ON TO HOLIDAY ISLANDS –

In General News, Phuket, Suthep Thaugsuban, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond1 Comment

TRANG, PHUKET FALL – KRABI, SAMUI TO FOLLOW (Picture Andy Mitchell) Anti-Government protesters spread their protest to Thailand’s holiday islands today taking over the provincial administrative buildings on the island of Phuket. This follow the occupation last night of the provincial offices of Trang and now 77 districts, which include the holiday island of Koh Samui are expected to follow. …

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He kidnapped, indecently assaulted, and cheated freshly arrived tourist all the while on booze and Ya Baa

In Flying Sporran, General News, Phuket, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond2 Comments

 BUT PHUKET TAXI DRIVER WALKS FREE.- The Thai island of Phuket is notorious for its wayward taxi and tuk tuk drivers. Consular officials have been complaining for years about the rip-offs. The last time I was in Phuket a taxi driver demanded a fare of 300 Thai baht for less than a mile. There are far worse stories than that. …