Media

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, 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, Politics, 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, Media, 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 ›

Leonardo Di Caprio returns to Thailand and the beach on vacation with his stunning Italian girlfriend

Leonardo Di Caprio returns to Thailand and the beach on vacation with his stunning Italian girlfriend

January 14, 2019

Foreigners, Media, Thai World, Thailand:

The Hollywood legend whose movie The Beach has inspired a generation of younger visitors to Thailand returned the country over the New Year to retrace… Read More ›

Facebook pushes Thailand’s emerging gaming industry now being backed by government and industry

Facebook pushes Thailand’s emerging gaming industry now being backed by government and industry

December 3, 2018

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

Gaming is increasingly seen as a valuable area of activity for Thailand’s emerging new technologically advanced society and is being championed by those with influence… Read More ›

Thai businessman named as a legend by Britain’s Prince William in Leicester recalling City’s triumph

Thai businessman named as a legend by Britain’s Prince William in Leicester recalling City’s triumph

November 30, 2018

Media, Personal, Thai World, Thailand:

British royals come to comfort Vichai’s family and Leicester fans one month after his death but the legend of Leicester City’s feat and the links… Read More ›