Thai Vigilante On Scooter Witness Robbery, Delivers Kick Of Justice

A guy who was just minding his own business on his scooter in Thailand witnessed a bunch of purse snatchers trying to grab the bag of a passing woman. A swift sidekick followed, followed by a bunch of swift punches to the face. Because when you snatch what isn't yours, the long fist of justice follows. » 7/13/14 12:33pm 7/13/14 12:33pm

The Consul Dissipates In Phuket, Thailand

This is Down On The Street Bonus Edition » 8/21/08 3:00pm 8/21/08 3:00pm, where we check out interesting street-parked cars located in places other than the . Having just read Gordon Bowker's excellent Malcolm Lowry biography, , I can't see the word "Consul" without the quasi-autobiographical character of that name in coming to mind. That's why I…

Toyota To Build Camry Hybrid In Thailand, Become King Of Siam

It's interesting to see where automakers are placing their chips these days. Toyota is expanding production of its popular Toyota Camry Hybrid to Thailand. Toyota wants to break the million mark for annual hybrid sales in the next decade and a way to do that is to start building hybrids in markets with significant… » 6/10/08 10:00am 6/10/08 10:00am

Buy Low Pad Thai: More on Thailand's Arbitrage GT

Gee, is there some kind of running theme today? If there is, we'll further it with more news on Thailand's Galmer Arbitrage GT, a composite-rich supercar being built by a Thai surfboard company and sundry motorsports engineers. Now, as Born RIch reports, the car will debut at the Paris show — in all of its… » 9/27/06 11:01am 9/27/06 11:01am

Pad Thai-ers: The Michelin Man in Thailand

Our buddy Mateo sent us this shot of Michelin's Bibendum mascot performing the "warm and charming" Thai wai greeting to customers of a local repair shop. It sure shows more cultural sensitivity than Coca-Cola telling the Chinese it brings back their dead ancestors (Coke Adds Life), or Chevrolet asking Mexicans to buy… » 7/27/06 11:31am 7/27/06 11:31am