Bangkok: The Sinking City Faces Severe Climate Challenges

Bangkok, Ecology, Interesting

Bangkok: The Sinking City Faces Severe Climate Challenges

BANGKOK — Sceptics may question climate change, but in Bangkok, the impacts are already being felt—and are undeniable. Rainy season used to be as predictable as the bountiful rice crop, showering Thai fields like clockwork from mid-April i… Read More…

Animals, Interesting, Video

Snake catcher’s smooth moves control deadly wild cobra in Thailand

His skill handling the sometimes deadly creatures was caught on video recently, as he captured a wild cobra on a patio in Ang Thong, Thailand. Read More…

Articles, Interesting, Travel

When is the best time to visit Thailand?

Before planning your next trip, one of the things you may need to consider is the weather. The weather is one of the crucial deciders on how your trip may pan out. For instance, even the simplest activities can be unbearable if it’s is too… Read More…

Articles, Lifestyle, Thai food

Oodles of Thai noodles

Noodle recipes are evolved through time. More noodle shops spring up each day and offer new kinds of noodle dishes. This is why there are so many noodle shops in this country. Not just a dish with a lot of varieties, noodles have a socio… Read More…

Health, Law, News

Law to protect patients from private hospital overcharging now in effect

The new consumer rights were announced by the Commerce Ministry. The ministerial announcement, which is now enforceable, aims to impose price controls on medical service charges at private hospitals, which have long been criticized by co… Read More…

Criminal, Law, News

New sex offences law with harsher penalties now enforceable

The amended Criminal Code has redefined the meaning of sexual assault to cover sodomy and oral sex in addition to sexual intercourse, as originally defined, as well as the dissemination of such sexual activities via social media. Accordi… Read More…

Interesting, News, Viral

Be mesmerized by Bangkok boy’s mad toilet paper football skills

A sidewalk stunt to collect money from passers-by for his school, the display of restroom athleticism was caught on tape by Hong Kong-based freelancer Chris Dwyer, who shared it out in a Tweet recently. “EURO SUPPER 10 scholarships,” read… Read More…

News, Phuket, Police

Netizens say the policeman’s drunk. Police chief says he ‘is sick’

The video clip of the policeman shows he was on a motorbike and was losing his balance. The incident happened on Thepkrasattri Road near the Heroines Monument. Social media users have commented that the policeman might have been drunk. T… Read More…

Immigration, News, Visa

Alzheimer’s patient forced out of Thailand

“Thailand talks about being a hub for medical care but the immigration rules are just not conducive to that, especially in our case.” ThaiVisa has reported that the family says the changes are forcing 77 year old Anna Padgett to be reloc… Read More…

Events, Interesting, Mekong

The Unexplained Phenomenon of Mekong Lights

This strange event happens yearly in late October to early November under a full moon sky. The lights are usually glowing red-orange balls rising out of the Mekong River. Hence, the name Mekong Lights originated from the Mekong river name.… Read More…

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When is the best time to visit Thailand?
When is the best time to visit Thailand?

Before planning your next trip, one of the things you may need to consider is the weather. The weather is one of the crucial deciders on how... Read More…

Alzheimer’s patient forced out of Thailand
Alzheimer’s patient forced out of Thailand

“Thailand talks about being a hub for medical care but the immigration rules are just not conducive to that, especially in our case.” Thai... Read More…

Oodles of Thai noodles
Oodles of Thai noodles

Noodle recipes are evolved through time. More noodle shops spring up each day and offer new kinds of noodle dishes. This is why there are so... Read More…

Cock Fighting in Thailand — Thai Fighting Cocks
Cock Fighting in Thailand — Thai Fighting Cocks

Cock fighting in Thailand is legal and very popular in many areas, particularly in the rural North/North East. On the other hand gambling is... Read More…

Gambling in Thailand — Underground Thai Lottery
Gambling in Thailand — Underground Thai Lottery

Gambling in Thailand is for the most part illegal. Outside of the official Thai lottery, gambling on the outcome of events such as Muay Thai... Read More…

Is Thailand a bad place to visit? Is it too vulgar?
Is Thailand a bad place to visit? Is it too vulgar?

Is Thailand Vulgar. Well yes it is in parts. That said where aimed at tourists isn’t vulgar in parts. The sex industry is pretty big. That... Read More…

Top 10 scams in Thailand
Top 10 scams in Thailand

Firstly, I should say that just about any hot tourist spot around the world is going to attract people, sometimes greedy locals, who will be... Read More…

Bangkok: The Sinking City Faces Severe Climate Challenges
Bangkok: The Sinking City Faces Severe Climate Challenges

BANGKOK — Sceptics may question climate change, but in Bangkok, the impacts are already being felt—and are undeniable. Rainy season used to ... Read More…

Law to protect patients from private hospital overcharging now in effect
Law to protect patients from private hospital overcharging now in effect

The new consumer rights were announced by the Commerce Ministry. The ministerial announcement, which is now enforceable, aims to impose pr... Read More…

Call for tourist limit on Koh Lan to solve garbage issue
Call for tourist limit on Koh Lan to solve garbage issue

Sonthi Kotchawat, in his Facebook post on Thursday, also said that tour operators should transport their customers garbage back to the mainl... Read More…