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BRITISH EMBASSY AND FOREIGN CORRESPONDENTS BACK BRITISH JOURNALIST’S FIGHT AGAINST FOREIGN CRIMINALS

In Andrew Drummond, Jonathan Head, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond

The British Government has supported moves by the Foreign Correspondents Club of Thailand calling on the Thai authorities to review ‘frivolous’ criminal defamation cases brought against a veteran British foreign correspondent, who has been investigating foreign crime in Thailand. Britain’s Ambassador Mark Kent and FCCT President Jonathan Head, the BBC’s South East Asia Correspondent have expressed their concern independently to …

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BRITISH EMBASSY: ACCORDING TO OUR USUAL POLICY WE DID NOT ATTEND TO HELP YOU

In Alan Morison, Edwin Wiek, Natural Fruit, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond

BUT MAYBE NEXT TIME ONE OF THE EUROPEAN WALLAHS MIGHT HELP** Flying Sporran’s Weekend Diary Well here we all are and according to a Suan Dusit Poll 8.82 out of every ten of Thais seem quite happy with the actions of the country’s military government.  The Europeans, Brits, and Americans are of course not happy with this state of affairs …

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BRITISH EMBASSY STRIKES ‘ONE-STOP-LEGAL-SERVICES’ OFF ITS LIST

In Barry Kenyon, Drew Noyes, Investigations, Uncategorised, Wanrapa Boonsu by Andrew Drummond

WHOOPS – IT SHOULD NOT HAVE HAPPENED! Reacting to strong protests the British Embassy has deleted Pattaya based ‘One-Stop-Legal-Services’ from its list of lawyers proffered to Brits in trouble in Thailand. The action was expected. Former Pattaya Corresponding Consul Barry Kenyon had written to the Ambassador Mark Kent and Consul suggesting the action should be taken to save the Embassy …

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BRITISH EMBASSY SHOWDOWN – AMBASSADOR PROMISES A DETAILED REPLY

In Andy Hall, General News, Natural Fruit Company, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond

EMBASSY HELP HALL SAYS WAS: ‘HERE’S A BOOK ON WHAT TO DO IN JAIL!’ British human rights activist Andy Hall has challenged the British Embassy to provide the consular duties required of it – citing the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s own written commitments. Claiming that Embassy help so far has entailed little more than being given a book on ‘What …

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Family of Briton ‘devastated’ by Koh Phangan shooting

In General News, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond

Thai Killer May Face Light Sentence The family of Stephen Ashton issued a statement today expressing their devastation at his death as an innocent bystander. And as they did so the Royal Thai Police announced that the alleged shooter would be charged with manslaughter and illegally carrying a fire-arm. This may be of little comfort to the family reeling from …

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OK Properties Controversy – Koh Samui, Thailand – Murder, beatings and infinity pools on a paradise isle

In Alan Sadd, Brian Goudie, Investigations, murder, OK Properties, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond

CASUALTIES OF WAR AS THAI ISLAND IDYLL BECOMES EXPAT LIVING HELL. Expats report: ‘A serious and imminent danger to lives’ . Sunday October 14 2012. A ‘Flying Sporran’ Holiday Island Paradise Special Report. (For this article in German please click here) Norbert Verweyen This is Norbert Verweyen, the boss of OK Properties on Koh Samui. Actually he is an opthalmic optician by profession but in …