Media

Nation newspaper to cease print edition from end of June after 48 years as it focuses on online news

Nation newspaper to cease print edition from end of June after 48 years as it focuses on online news

May 17, 2019

Economy, Media, Thailand:

The Nation newspaper has always been a favorite of many foreigners who visit Thailand regularly and those who live in the kingdom. Its clean broadsheet… Read More ›

American has visa revoked and declared a threat to national security as love couple flee Thai police

American has visa revoked and declared a threat to national security as love couple flee Thai police

April 17, 2019

Culture, Foreigners, Media, Thai World, Thailand:

American and his Thai wife are reported to be in hiding as Thai police and authorities seek them as part of a probe into their… Read More ›

Police warn about obscene Songkran footage and videos. Murder charges for deadly holiday drunk drivers

Police warn about obscene Songkran footage and videos. Murder charges for deadly holiday drunk drivers

April 11, 2019

Culture, Living, Media, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Strong warning from the Crime Technology Suppression division of the Royal Thai Police reminds holiday revelers of the serious penalties for uploading photos or videos… Read More ›

Shocking rape and murder of German woman does not mean Thailand is unsafe for western women holidaying

Shocking rape and murder of German woman does not mean Thailand is unsafe for western women holidaying

April 8, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Media, Thai World, Thailand:

We report on the details of the shocking sex attack over the weekend on a beautiful and vivacious 27 year old German woman enjoying Thailand… Read More ›

‘Big Joke’ – Shock as Thailand’s best known and most high profile police officer removed abruptly from post

‘Big Joke’ – Shock as Thailand’s best known and most high profile police officer removed abruptly from post

April 6, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Living, Media, Thai World, Thailand:

The move against the high profile policeman, who is particularly well known to foreigners, raises questions as to the reason and background to the move.… Read More ›

Thailand’s northern provinces face chronic smog pollution and a health threat caused by farming fires

Thailand’s northern provinces face chronic smog pollution and a health threat caused by farming fires

March 26, 2019

Foreigners, Living, Media, Thai World, Thailand:

The dramatic photo of a young Thai woman bleeding from the nose and mouth was published by a daily newspaper in Thailand this month to… Read More ›

Activist slams Air Asia ad campaign in Australia that she claimed promoted Thai sex tourism at Aussie blokes

Activist slams Air Asia ad campaign in Australia that she claimed promoted Thai sex tourism at Aussie blokes

March 25, 2019

Media, Thailand:

The Air Asia bus advertisement had not received any complaints since it was launched on February 18th in the capital city of Queensland but a… Read More ›

Fake news becomes an issue in the Thai election as polling day nears with old battle lines emerging

Fake news becomes an issue in the Thai election as polling day nears with old battle lines emerging

March 20, 2019

Media, More News from Thailand, Personal, Politics, Thailand:

Election commission shows off its election war room to combat fake news on social media as poll approaches. Thai TV program airs fake audio clip… Read More ›

‘I’m not part of the elite’ vows Thanathorn as he gears up for political office after the Thai election

‘I’m not part of the elite’ vows Thanathorn as he gears up for political office after the Thai election

March 18, 2019

Economy, Media, Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

No one knows the extent of the breakthrough, if any at all, that the Future Forward Party will achieve after the March 24th election but… Read More ›

Bizarre antics of hippie western foreigners in Chiang Mai draws attention online and on TV news

Bizarre antics of hippie western foreigners in Chiang Mai draws attention online and on TV news

March 11, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Media, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

Thailand draws a lot of hippie westerners. This week in Chiang Mai, one American man took the carefree lifestyle a step too far when he… Read More ›

Thai father calls off ฿10 million business offer for his beautiful daughter’s hand in marriage

Thai father calls off ฿10 million business offer for his beautiful daughter’s hand in marriage

March 10, 2019

Media, Personal, Thai World:

The media pitch and fever rose higher and higher last week until finally a Thai business man and loving father Anont Rotthong withdrew his marriage… Read More ›

Trump walks from Hanoi summit despite initial mood of optimism over North Korean leader’s demands

Trump walks from Hanoi summit despite initial mood of optimism over North Korean leader’s demands

February 28, 2019

Living, Media:

Trumps stuns the World and heads back to Washington as Michael Cohen gives another day if blazing testimony to  the US Congress. However despite the… Read More ›

Thailand is about to change as more people spend money online and we move to a virtual reality 5G world

Thailand is about to change as more people spend money online and we move to a virtual reality 5G world

February 23, 2019

Economy, Media, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

In the last two or three years, Thailand has begun to see an astonishing shift to online business and shopping platforms. This follows a decade… Read More ›

Al Araibi could sue Australia as Thai officials suggest Bahrain’s extradition request was valid

Al Araibi could sue Australia as Thai officials suggest Bahrain’s extradition request was valid

February 19, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Media, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

The Head of Australia’s Border Force, Michael Outram, this week admitted that Australian officials indirectly caused the arrest of Hakeem Al Araibi in Thailand on November… Read More ›

Thailand’s advertisers power the shift to online media in 2019 as print loses out to the internet

Thailand’s advertisers power the shift to online media in 2019 as print loses out to the internet

February 18, 2019

Culture, Economy, Media, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

One of Thailand’s leading advertising service companies is predicting a 5% rise in advertising media spending in Thailand this year with more money going online… Read More ›

Australian officials made the error which plunged Bahraini footballer into a legal and jail nightmare

Australian officials made the error which plunged Bahraini footballer into a legal and jail nightmare

February 6, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Media, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

The appearance of Bahraini footballer Hakeem Al Araibi, shackled before a Thai court this week, caused quite an outburst of ill will towards Thailand and Thai… Read More ›

Google gearing up to help Thai voters get the best election outcome for news and media political coverage

Google gearing up to help Thai voters get the best election outcome for news and media political coverage

February 5, 2019

Economy, Media, More News from Thailand, Personal, Politics, Thailand:

In a week that saw Google’s parent company, Alphabet, announce record profits and investment, Thailand’s political parties are finalizing candidates for the March 24th General… Read More ›

Apology to Israeli ambassador as Thai girl and singer wears shirt with a Nazi German flag – uproar

Apology to Israeli ambassador as Thai girl and singer wears shirt with a Nazi German flag – uproar

January 27, 2019

Culture, Media, More News from Thailand, Personal, Thailand:

The hugely popular Thai band posted shots of a rehearsal on Friday night at Bangkok’s Impact Arena at Muang Thong Thani for a televised show to go… Read More ›

UK man watched his ceiling as a downpour of money spelled his downfall and jailing in Thailand

UK man watched his ceiling as a downpour of money spelled his downfall and jailing in Thailand

January 24, 2019

Crime, Foreigners, Media, Thai World, Thailand:

Jimmy Kelly’s story is broadcast this week on National Geographic’s hit  TV show Banged Up Abroad. It shows how things can go badly wrong for… Read More ›

Dane killed in Phuket bike smash had a Thai wife, son and was a respected online anti vaccine campaigner

Dane killed in Phuket bike smash had a Thai wife, son and was a respected online anti vaccine campaigner

January 21, 2019

Foreigners, Living, Media, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

The Danish man leaves behind a Thai wife and son. His death, in a tragic motorbike accident, is one of up to 50 everyday on… Read More ›