Tags : Japanese


Banglamung: Yakuza fugitive arrested at Soi Bua Khao

Pattaya Police doing their part to aid Japanese authorities in catching Yakuza fugitive. Chinchi Nagata, 32, was arrested on Soi Bua Khao Bang Lamung district Saturday night. Mr. Nagata was wanted by the Japanese authorities in connection with a multi million baht phone scandal. Nagata’s gang was busted by Japanese authorities on Nov 15 but […]Read More


Alleged Japanese gang member arrested In Pattaya

A 34-YEAR-OLD man alleged to be a member of Japan’s second-largest Yakuza gang was arrested at a Pattaya condominium in Bang Lamung in Chon Buri on Saturday, police announced at a press conference Monday. Patrol and Special Operation Division chief Pol Maj Gen Panurat Lakboon said the arrest of Shin-iji Nakata followed a request from […]Read More


Japanese Man attempts suicide at East Pattaya home

Medics rushed to a house in East Pattaya on Tuesday Morning to assist a 40 year old Japanese Man who had attempted to hang himself using computer cables. Medics arrived at the house inside the Raviporn Village off Soi Kao Noi just before 7am and began administering CPR to Mr. (name removed), who is believed […]Read More


The World Mourns Brave Japanese Journalist Kenji Goto, Beheaded by

In a mobile-quality video shot shortly before setting out to ISIS stronghold Al-Raqqa city, Japanese Journalist Kenji Goto said the Syrian people have been suffering for three years and a half, and that he intends to report on ISIS and their actions in Syria. “It’s enough,” he exclaimed. On February 1, the world awoke to […]Read More


CSD brings alleged fraudster’s 10-year career to an end

After several years of chasing a suspect accused of scamming Japanese businessmen and tourists out of more than 100 million baht, police have arrested alleged serial fraudster, kathoey Uthai Nanthakhan. A team of Crime Suppression Division (CSD) officers, led by Pol Sgt Maj Yutthaphon Srisomphong — dubbed “Johnny the Buster” — apprehended the 40-year-old Ms […]Read More


Racist taxi driver doesn’t accept Japanese passengers

After a Japanese man was featured in every media outlet for calling the taxi queue at Suvarnabhumi Airport “the disgrace of Thailand,” one Bangkok driver is protesting by openly discriminating against an entire nation. “Cessation of the Japanese passenger,” reads the message written in English, Thai and Japanese, though in Thai it’s closer to “Not […]Read More


Complaint Prompts Ban of Bangkok Airport Cab Driver

BANGKOK — A taxi driver has been suspended from picking up passengers at Bangkok’s international airport after a Japanese tourist’s complaint about the driver’s refusal to use a meter went viral on social media. Koki Aki posted on Facebook, in Japanese and Thai, on Sunday that the cab driver assigned to him at Suvarnabhumi Airport […]Read More