Tags : Brothel

Bangkok

Bangkok Literally Sinking in Sex as Brothels Steal Groundwater

BANGKOK — So much water is used for sex in Bangkok’s brothels that it is contributing to the gradual sinking of Bangkok, officials have warned. The capital’s massage parlors – a thin euphemism for commercial sex venues – are illegally pumping so much groundwater for bathing and rinsing they are adding to the subsidence that […]Read More

Isan

7 Laos nabbed at Udon brothel bar

Seven Lao sex workers were arrested during a raid by anti-human trafficking police on a karaoke bar near a police station and a district office in Udon Thani in the early hours of Thursday. The owner and a caretaker at the karaoke bar were arrested as a result of the raid in Wang Sam Mo […]Read More

North

Suphan Buri: 72 Lao teens rescued from brothels

Authorities rescued 72 Lao teens were from prostitutions in four karaoke dens in Suphanburi’s Song Phi Nong district early Thursday. Police and Ministry of Social Development and Human Security officials raided the clubs shortly after the midnight after a tip from a Lao 15-year-old teen who had called the Paveena Foundation’s 1134 hotline on Dec […]Read More

Phuket

Police rescue Myanmar women from Phuket brothel

The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) announced yesterday that it had rescued 12 Myanmar women aged between 16-29, forced into prostitution in Phang Nga and Phuket. Officers arrested three suspects and issued arrest warrants for another two accomplices. Read more: The NationRead More

Pattaya

Russian arrested in Thailand in connection with prostitution in Kazan

The arrest of Konstantin Avdoshkin on November 6 was made after Thai police received a tip-off from the Russian consulate general in Thailand, said Immigration Police commissioner Pol Lt Gen Panu Kerdlarbpon Friday. The Russians claimed that the suspect had cooperated with a Russian woman in procuring women for brothels in his country. He was […]Read More

Technology

Thai woman uses Google Earth to escape with 9 others

A 30-year-old Thai woman used all her wits and knowledge of communications technology to help herself and nine other Thai women escape from forced prostitution in a Bahrain brothel. From sending SMS messages, googling for websites to contact Thai police and reporters, to using the Google Earth three dimensional programme, Wadi (given name) employed all […]Read More

News

Thailand: Terror in the red-light district

BANGKOK, Thailand — There are no battlefield guarantees in Asia’s bloodiest Islamic insurgency, a jihad in Thailand’s tropical south that has ended nearly 5,000 lives. But there are a few rules of thumb. In their self-proclaimed “holy war” to carve out the world’s newest Muslim state on the Thai-Malaysia border, jihadis consider soldiers, cops, Buddhist […]Read More

Pattaya

Lao Women Held Hostage In Thailand Brothel

Seventeen Laotian women were held hostage in a karaoke cum brothel in Plutaluang, Sattahip. The women were forced to work as prostitutes 12 hours per day. The Lao Embassy in Bangkok was alerted. The women have been detained. One escaped. Sattahip, September 17, 2011[PDN]; Pol.Col. Choosak Panusumporn, Superintendent, Immigration Police, Chonburi province was notified to […]Read More