UPDATE: Naked, knife-wielding man who hid under Thai woman’s bed revealed to be neighbor

Police have identified the mystery Thai man who broke into a 22-year-old’s house in Loei province early Monday morning, stripped naked, then allegedly hid under her bed with the intent of raping her — and it was her neighbor. Related reading: Thai woman fights off knife-wielding naked man who hid under her bed Muang Loei ...

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Thai woman fights off knife-wielding naked man who hid under her bed

Thai woman fights off knife-wielding naked man who hid under her bed

A waitress arriving home exhausted from a long night shift at a restaurant in Thailand’s Loei province yesterday morning found herself in a desperate fight for her life with a...

Accident on Thai road leaves motorbike tangled in 4-meter-high high electric line (PHOTOS)

Accident on Thai road leaves motorbike tangled in 4-meter-high high electric line (PHOTOS)

A road accident this weekend in northeastern Thailand caused only mild injuries, but left local rescue workers with a sight they couldn’t possibly have been prepared for —...

A Thai gun cleaner for hire forgets to remove ammo, shoots himself in the leg

A Thai gun cleaner for hire forgets to remove ammo, shoots himself in the leg

Here’s a cautionary tale for you gun owners out there (we’ve got some American readership, right?). A 41-year-old gun cleaner for hire — yes, that’s a job...

Thai man spotted casually smoking cigarette atop BMW in middle of road after causing accident (VIDEO)

Thai man spotted casually smoking cigarette atop BMW in middle of road after causing accident (VIDEO)

We all take the stress of being in an accident — particularly ones we cause — differently. But we’re scratching our heads a bit today at the extra chill reaction of...

UPDATE: Thai durian kingpin expects hundreds to endure 3-month ‘tournament’ to win daughter’s hand

UPDATE: Thai durian kingpin expects hundreds to endure 3-month ‘tournament’ to win daughter’s hand

And just like that, we’ve entered reality TV territory. The durian wholesaler who went viral this week by taking to social media to offer cash and gold for the man worthy of his...

Thai durian wholesaler offers cash, gold in bid to find husband for daughter (PHOTOS)

Thai durian wholesaler offers cash, gold in bid to find husband for daughter (PHOTOS)

A Durian kingpin has a proposition to you single men out there. “Announcement: Looking for a son-in-law,” 58-year-old durian wholesaler Anon Rodthong posted to his Facebook...

Cell phones stuffed in condoms found in toilet at Thai Dept of Corrections exam

Cell phones stuffed in condoms found in toilet at Thai Dept of Corrections exam

Five cell phones stuffed into (what we truly hope are) unused condoms were found in a toilet at a Bangkok university exam hall yesterday where a competitive exam for positions in...

Thai woman stabs news anchor with screwdriver before lottery draw announcement (VIDEO)

Thai woman stabs news anchor with screwdriver before lottery draw announcement (VIDEO)

We all know reporting can be a dangerous job, particularly when you’re talking about something like embedding in a combat zone, but you wouldn’t think that statement would...

UPDATE: Thai masseuse faces charges for giving birth, abandoning baby in police station toilet

UPDATE: Thai masseuse faces charges for giving birth, abandoning baby in police station toilet

A Thai masseuse is facing child-abandonment charges after giving birth in a police station bathroom last week and abandoning the newborn in a toilet before fleeing. The arrest of...


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Coconuts Bangkok Weird

Some people’s eccentric way of thinking will always be a mystery, and sometimes it’s just as easy to blame the famous Thai ghosts. From a witch hunt in the upcountry to a cute doll cult, we attempt to explain eccentric Thainess here. Sometimes, it’s the locals worshipping old trees that they believe can predict lottery numbers. Other times, it’s foreigners who have had too much to drink and are doing the things they would never do back home. Of course, before they know it, they end up in a police press conference, forced to do a wai. We’ll cover that story too.