Media

Myanmar’s junta crumbles along with Russia’s war in Ukraine as US progresses in the Indo Pacific

Myanmar’s junta crumbles along with Russia’s war in Ukraine as US progresses in the Indo Pacific

September 12, 2022

Economy, Media, Thailand:

Russia’s attempts to pivot to Asia were greeted politely and initially with interest up to this point by nervous Southeast Asian countries anxious for another… Read More ›

King Charles III to be acclaimed as the World comes to terms with the loss of Queen Elizabeth II

King Charles III to be acclaimed as the World comes to terms with the loss of Queen Elizabeth II

September 9, 2022

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

Change of era: for 90% of the world’s population there has never been any other Queen of England, a key figure in news events and… Read More ›

Property market collapse in China and a Chinese economic recession is the key threat to Thailand

Property market collapse in China and a Chinese economic recession is the key threat to Thailand

September 8, 2022

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

Thai economy is currently chugging along in choppy waters as China’s problems grow and the US dices with recession. However, the key worry is, increasingly,… Read More ›

Investigation into police woman’s maid abuse scandal raising serious questions about corruption

Investigation into police woman’s maid abuse scandal raising serious questions about corruption

August 25, 2022

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

It has emerged that the 43-year-old policewoman, jailed on Monday after being refused bail, was working within Thailand’s Internal Security Operations Command (ISOC), the equivalent… Read More ›

Police woman who kept 30-year-old soldier as a slave rocks Thailand, exposing a hidden, dark culture

Police woman who kept 30-year-old soldier as a slave rocks Thailand, exposing a hidden, dark culture

August 21, 2022

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

Explosive details of a woman’s 2-year nightmare as a slave within the house of a serving Special Branch police woman who claimed to be the… Read More ›

Pelosi defies Communist China’s concerted campaign of intimidation and visits Taiwan sparking a crisis

Pelosi defies Communist China’s concerted campaign of intimidation and visits Taiwan sparking a crisis

August 2, 2022

Foreigners, Media, More News from Thailand, Thailand:

The landing of the US House of Representatives Speaker in Taipei has triggered a major crisis between China and the United States in the region… Read More ›

Prayut retains all the cards as Thailand may be pivoting back to a one-ballot election process

Prayut retains all the cards as Thailand may be pivoting back to a one-ballot election process

August 1, 2022

Culture, Foreigners, Media, More News from Thailand, Politics, Thailand:

Political naiveté on the part of the leading Pheu Thai Party in believing that the coalition government, through the electoral reform process, was going to… Read More ›

Canadian institute identifies Pegasus spyware on phones of 30 people linked to Bangkok protests

Canadian institute identifies Pegasus spyware on phones of 30 people linked to Bangkok protests

July 19, 2022

Culture, Foreigners, Media, More News from Thailand, Politics, Thailand:

This new controversy arises as Thailand and the United States recently signed a joint communiqué on promoting democracy and democratic principles not only in Thailand… Read More ›

Southeast Asia’s biggest online retailer Lazada landed in hot water in Thailand over Tik Tok video ad skit

Southeast Asia’s biggest online retailer Lazada landed in hot water in Thailand over Tik Tok video ad skit

May 9, 2022

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

Tik Tok video featuring a transgender influencer joking with a disabled person in a wheelchair sparks fury across Thailand from royalists who claim the skit… Read More ›

Defiant Thanathorn vows to prove his innocence after being charged with Lèse-majesté offence in Bangkok 

Defiant Thanathorn vows to prove his innocence after being charged with Lèse-majesté offence in Bangkok 

April 12, 2022

Culture, Foreigners, Media, More News from Thailand, Politics, Thailand:

The latest charges against Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, a key political activist and opponent of the government, have been anticipated for some time ever since the Prime… Read More ›

Channel 5 TV rumpus shows Thailand feels the heat in an altered world after the Ukrainian war raised divisions

Channel 5 TV rumpus shows Thailand feels the heat in an altered world after the Ukrainian war raised divisions

March 31, 2022

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

The Ukraine war and the unprecedented resolve of western countries to sanction Russia even while sacrificing their individual economic interests, make it crystal clear that… Read More ›

Minister signals a move to resurrect a national internet gateway and stronger online controls

Minister signals a move to resurrect a national internet gateway and stronger online controls

February 22, 2022

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

The move is coming at a time when support for the government has hit a low ebb with a poll published last weekend showing that… Read More ›

DTAC True merger to set up a Thailand 4.0 tech behemoth to bolster the economy still ‘uncertain’

DTAC True merger to set up a Thailand 4.0 tech behemoth to bolster the economy still ‘uncertain’

November 24, 2021

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

Two sides to the merger now begin due diligence but the fate of the deal ultimately hinges on obtaining regulatory approval. DTAC, 65% owned by… Read More ›

Nong Chompoo’s uncle arrested as a suspect in her murder by police and sent to Mukdahan for prosecution 

Nong Chompoo’s uncle arrested as a suspect in her murder by police and sent to Mukdahan for prosecution 

June 3, 2021

Crime, Media, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

Tragic and sad case has become controversial in Thailand due to the media coverage of the story where the prime suspect, arrested on Wednesday, Mr… Read More ›

Under pressure Thai PM apologises to the media over spraying incident but then scolds them again over footage

Under pressure Thai PM apologises to the media over spraying incident but then scolds them again over footage

March 13, 2021

Media, Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

The unique position of the Thai Prime Minister who, while elected by parliament as PM is neither an MP nor the leader of a political… Read More ›

Clubhouse a new headache for Thai authorities as it becomes a home to the Progressive Movement

Clubhouse a new headache for Thai authorities as it becomes a home to the Progressive Movement

February 24, 2021

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

Former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, deposed by the 2006 military coup, will soon appear on the network after he told a Bangkok seminar on Valentine’s… Read More ›

Thailand’s online VAT tax ready to fall on online US giants as the OECD calls for a global solution

Thailand’s online VAT tax ready to fall on online US giants as the OECD calls for a global solution

February 12, 2021

Economy, Media, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

France faced the threat of retaliatory tariffs placed on its wine by the US over its digital tax under Trump but the current US President… Read More ›

Top model agency unmasked for sexually abusing thousands of young children in Thailand by DSI

Top model agency unmasked for sexually abusing thousands of young children in Thailand by DSI

February 12, 2021

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

The arrest of a man in May last year linked to a photo supplied by Australian police gave officers the breakthrough that led to yesterday’s… Read More ›

Super startup Bitkub suffers another setback with SEC order barring it from opening new accounts

Super startup Bitkub suffers another setback with SEC order barring it from opening new accounts

February 6, 2021

Economy, Media, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

The firm, led by dynamic CEO Jirayut Srupsrisopa, expanded by 1000% in 2020 and another 1000% in the opening weeks of 2021 reaching trading volumes… Read More ›

Rocky days for Thai media and ad industry as virus ravages budgets and spends with economic uncertainty

Rocky days for Thai media and ad industry as virus ravages budgets and spends with economic uncertainty

January 22, 2021

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

Crisis for the Thai media and ad industry existed long before the virus emerged in Wuhan as spending on media in Thailand fell inexorably from… Read More ›