Popular Thai YouTuber flees abroad after alleged $77 million forex scam

BANGKOK (THE NATION/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – A popular Thai YouTuber who claimed to be a successful forex trader has reportedly fled abroad after allegedly cheating thousands of investors out of two billion baht (S$77 million). Ms Natthamon Khongchak, better known as Nutty the YouTuber, defrauded over 6,000 victims, according to Phaisal Ruangrit, a lawyer who […]

Term-limit row leaves Thai PM Prayut facing calls to quit

BANGKOK (AFP) – A legal showdown that could oust embattled Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha reaches the country’s constitutional court this week, threatening fresh political turmoil for the kingdom just months before national elections. The former general has clung on to office through major anti-government protests in 2020, a bruising pandemic, a faltering economy and […]