Beer yoga – what could possibly go wrong?

While it may seem that every type of yoga has been explored, two beer-guzzling yoga teachers have pioneered a groundbreaking - and distinctly bizarre...

Video shocker: The car door is deadly for bikers

It is a nightmare scenario for a motorcyclist - when a car driver opens a car door right into the path of your vehicle. And on...

Thai man who set young woman on fire is BAILED

Thai Rath reported on the case of a Bangkok man who doused a 22 year old Thai woman from Ubon in gasoline while she...

Thailand MUST abolish death penalty, say Amnesty International

The Thai authorities must recognize that the death penalty has no place in any criminal justice system and halt any plans to carry out...

Thais say cave rescue success was due to THEIR ‘efficient management’

Despite starting with limited resources, chain of command and adaptive approach enabled rescuers to overcome the challenges Highly adaptive planning and management have been credited as...

Culture Ministry aims to set up committee for ‘Wild Boars’ movie

The Culture Ministry is to propose setting up a special film board committee to oversee the production of a “Wild Boars” movie at the...

Is Vietnam turning into Thailand after female tourist is knocked out...

Is Vietnam turning into Thailand after an argument over food quality at a Da Lat restaurant escalated into violence and left at least one...

Will Communism survive in Vietnam?

One can trace the abasement of the Vietnamese Communists back to August 1968, not in the aftermath of the “Tet” offensives but in Hanoi’s...

Royal Thai Navy to learn lessons from cave rescue operation

The Royal Thai Navy is preparing to analyse all lessons and information learnt from the Tham Luang Cave rescue mission to enhance its efficiency...

Foreign tourism eclipses 20 million for first 6 months of 2018

Revenue from tourism up 15%. Tourist numbers up 12%, year-on-year. Could Thailand exceed 40 million tourists for 2018? The National News Bureau of Thailand (NNT)...

More wind and rain predicted across the country this weekend

The Thai Meteorological Department is warning we still have some rain ahead, in the northern and southern ends of the country. They report that the...

‘Crocodile-like’ creature spotted swimming near Phuket

Something officials are describing as a ‘crocodile’ was spotted off the coast at Yanui Beach, just south of Nai Harn beach, yesterday. The witness who...

Pattaya attempt to tackle taxi drivers over-charging tourists

Major General Popanan Luengpanuwat, head of the National Council for Peace and Order in Chon Buri, called a meeting on Thursday in a bid...

Thai PE teacher allowed to rape students for three years

A Thai teacher of physical education was effectively allowed to continue raping his students after an initial complaint. A student complained three years ago that...

American paedophile planned to force Filipino minors into Fifty Shades of...

An alleged American paedophile was reportedly planning to reenact the erotic movie Fifty Shades of Grey with Filipino minors, police said. At a news briefing...

Belgian killed in high speed motorbike crash in Phuket

A 39-year-old Belgian man died this morning after he crashed his motorbike at high speed in Rawai. Police have confirmed that no crash helmet was...

The Thai superiority complex

It happens on a daily basis all across Thailand. The casual insults come from a sense of superiority ingrained since school days: “Thais are...

Flight attendants in rising demand in Vietnam

Flight attendants have become an increasingly recruited position by Vietnamese carriers since the beginning of this year in order for future demand to be...

Mother of murdered German in Thailand gives up fight against ignorance...

Distraught mother Gisela Schwartges announced yesterday that she has given up her fight against ignorance and corruption, and will no longer seek justice for...

Stunning vintage pictures of Thailand before it was discovered by tourists

In 2014, tourism accounted for 19.3% of Thailand’s GDP. But in the 1890s, during the reign of King Chulalongkorn, of “The King and I”...