13 Teen Motorcyclists Arrested for Causing Annoyance at Songkran Event on Khao San Road

Khao San Road at night
Khao San Road at night. "Khao san" means "raw rice" in Thai. It was once a major rice market. Photo: Kevin Poh.

At 11:00 PM, on April 12th, 2024, Chana Songkhram police officers performed a traffic control inspection at the Songkran event on Khao San road, Phra [Read More…]

American Tourist Receives Reparations from Bangkok Pub After Pub Guards Handcuffed and Slapped Him in The Face

Khaosan Road at night
Khaosan Road at night. Photo: Michal Dokoupil.

An American tourist on Sunday, March 5th, obtained 50,000 baht in reparations from The Club Khaosan in Bangkok after he was handcuffed and slapped in [Read More…]

Khao San bouncer charged with assaulting foreigner over bottled water

Khao San Road at night
Khao San Road at night. "Khao san" means "raw rice" in Thai. It was once a major rice market. Photo: Kevin Poh.

A security guard at a nightclub on Khao San road, the world-renowned tourist in Bangkok’s Phra Nakhon district, has been charged with assault after a [Read More…]

Thai medical authorities inspect marijuana shops on Khaosan Road in Bangkok

Thanon Khao San in Bangkok
Khao San Road, a haven for foreign backpackers in Bangkok. Photo: yeowatzup.

Medical authorities from the Thai Traditional Complementary Medicine Department inspected marijuana shops on Khaosan Road in Bangkok with the assistance of Thai law enforcement to [Read More…]