Thailand reassures foreigners following Bangkok hospital attack

Thailand’s foreign ministry reassured the international community today that the country would increase security at sensitive locations a day after a bomb exploded at a hospital in Bangkok wounding 24 people. Thailand has been ruled by a junta since a May 2014 coup. The attack on Monday coincided with the third anniversary of the takeover

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Video of ‘stressed-out’ Anna Reese having meltdown goes viral (VIDEO)

Thai-British actress Anna Reese told reporters that she was “stressed out” on the night she threw a tantrum and crashed her BMW into another car in the parking lot of a...

Video of ‘stressed-out’ Anna Reese having meltdown goes viral (VIDEO)

Bomb tied to flower vase in hospital, govt had clue about action planned for coup anniversary

The hospital blast yesterday in a waiting room at a military hospital near Victory Monument injured 24 people at 10am, most of whom were hit by flying broken glass and had only...

Bomb tied to flower vase in hospital, govt had clue about action planned for coup anniversary

Cyclist killed by BMW-driving grad student who ‘didn’t see her’

A young graduate student has been charged with reckless driving after running over a 58-year-old woman on a bicycle in Pathum Thani province this morning, killing her instantly....

Cyclist killed by BMW-driving grad student who ‘didn’t see her’

Man shoots ex-girlfriend dead at her office

A 28-year-old man was arrested Tuesday for shooting his ex-girlfriend at her office in front of her co-workers in Chanthaburi province. Bodin Puangphi, 28, reportedly fired six...

Man shoots ex-girlfriend dead at her office

Young toilet attendant identified, Phuket Police hunt foreign attacker from viral video

Phuket Police are trying to track down a foreign man caught on CCTV assaulting a young Thai man while he was collecting money for entrance to a public toilet on Bangla Road in the...

Young toilet attendant identified, Phuket Police hunt foreign attacker from viral video

Cheating husband shoots wife after she threatened to find new husband

A 35-year-old man was arrested yesterday after he shot his wife to death in front of their small children and escaped to his mistress’s home in Nonthaburi. Eakkachai Chawarid...

Cheating husband shoots wife after she threatened to find new husband

Angry temple worker threw beloved local dog to death for trespassing

After reports of a temple worker throwing a dog two stories to its death, police are searching for the angry staffer, identified only as Somsak, 62, who ran away after committing...

Angry temple worker threw beloved local dog to death for trespassing

Drone-stealing, dine and dash Brits arrested on Koh Samui

Four young Brits had the holiday of their lives taken away when they were arrested yesterday, following a series of thefts that included stealing a drone and staying at an...

Drone-stealing, dine and dash Brits arrested on Koh Samui

Thai forces kill 9 ‘drug smugglers’ in Golden Triangle

A gunfight between Thai security forces and a band of Golden Triangle drug smugglers left nine traffickers dead, a senior official said Sunday, the latest clash sparked by the...

Thai forces kill 9 ‘drug smugglers’ in Golden Triangle

Coconuts Bangkok Crime

Behind the facade of the land of smiles, there are some very dark goings-on. Our crime coverage includes stories about drugs, death, scandal and the latest blogger chronicling every corpse in the city. From yaba busts to homicides to black magic being blamed on Thai ghosts, you’ll find all the crime news you need on Coconuts Bangkok. You can always depend on us to update you on the latest breaking news and developments in high-profile court cases and investigations as well.