Pattaya's Soi LK Metro on May 7. All bars were open, even though Thailand's bars supposedly are closed. (Photo: Bangkok Herald)

CCSA to Consider Ending Farcical ‘Closure’ of Bars, Clubs

. With Nearly All Bars Already Open, Panel on Friday to Weigh 'Green Zones' to Allow Full, Legal Operation
Maya Bay Phi Phi Leh Island Thailand

Tourists Are Back, But Thailand’s Maya Bay Has Learned Its Lesson

. 4 years of uninterrupted recovery have made 'The Beach' a paradise again
An AirAsia plane is parked on the tarmac at terminal 1 at Changi international airport in Singapore on December 29, 2014.

AirAsia, TAT Launch Campaign to Attract Singaporean Millennials to Thailand

The Tourism Authority of Thailand and Thai AirAsia are launching the “Amazing New Chapter: Rediscover Thailand” campaign which is aimed at millennials and young...

Covid-19 Endemic ‘Soon’, But Face Masks, Bar Restrictions to Stay, If...

Thailand’s public health minister says the government still wants to “control people’s behavior” and will not drop its universal face mask mandate, even when...
Thailand National Health Insurance to Cover Marijuana Extract

Thailand to Offer Free Drugs Made with Marijuana

The National Health Security Office is now offering three medications made with marijuana on its list of free medicines for Thai nationals. One, called Kae...
Ayutthaya Historical Park, Pratu Chai Sub-district

Ayutthaya Named to List of 50 Cities to Visit After Covid-19

Ayutthaya was included in a list of 50 cities worldwide that travelers should visit after the Covid-19 crisis. The Forbes Advisor website included the central...
Shake Shack Coming to Thailand in 2023

American Burger Joint Shake Shack Coming to Thailand in 2023

Shake Shack, the American fast-food sensation that began as a sports venue hot dog stand will be coming to Thailand next year. The New York-born...
e-cigarettes vaping thailand

Digital Minister Petitions for Legalization of E-Cigarettes

'Over my dead body', Public Health Minister Anutin responds
L-R: Vichaya Poolvaraluk, Vice President, Major Group Cineplex / Khun Vicha Poolvaraluck, Chairman & CEO, Major Group Cineplex / JongRyul Kim, CEO, CJ 4DPLEX / Don Savant, Chief Business Officer, CJ 4DPLEX Korea.

Major Betting Cinemas Back with 2 Big Deals for Big-Screen Bangkok...

After two years of disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic, Major Cineplex is betting that movie cinemas are back, with two major deals for...
Justin Bieber Bangkok Seating Chart Ticket Prices Rajamangala

Would You Pay $480 to See Justin Bieber in Bangkok?

. Some will fork out the 16,500 baht for his Nov. 6 gig.

Thai Men Come Up Short in World Penis-Size Rankings

Thai members 7th smallest in world in survey by UK clinic.
Thailand Bangkok Nana Plaza Beer Garden Bars Nightlife

All of Thailand Can Drink Legally Until Midnight Starting May 1

In addition to doing away with the Test & Go tourist-entry scheme, the Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration on Friday ended coronavirus-control “orange” zones,...

Bangkok to Celebrate 240th Anniversary with April 20-24 Festival

Bangkok is preparing a series of cultural events to commemorate the city’s 240th anniversary as the nation’s capital. The activities are intended to demonstrate the...
With her performance, MILLI became the first Thai artist to perform solo at Coachella.

Thai Rapper Milli Takes Coachella – and Thailand Social Media –...

Rapper MILLI took the Coachella stage – and Thai social media by storm – on Saturday as part of Asian-American record label 88rising’s set,...
Kinder Surprise Chocolate Eggs

Contaminated Belgian Chocolate Eggs Not Imported into Thailand – FDA

Thailand did not import Belgium-made Kinder Surprise chocolate eggs contaminated with salmonella bacteria, according to the Food and Drug Administration. The FDA made the confirmation...
Agoda TripAdvisor Travel Websites Agency

Thailand Most-Searched Destination for Summer Travel – Agoda

Thailand was the most searched destination for travel in the next six months, according to travel-booking website Agoda. Since last year, Thailand has seen a...
Thailand Cigarette Tobacco Warning Labels Graphic Photos

Thailand Reaffirms Ban on Vaping; Sets April 11 Deadline for Graphic...

The Public Health Ministry snuffed out hopes that Thailand might overturn its ban on the sale of e-cigarettes and vaping products. The ministry’s National Tobacco...
Panida Sirayootyotin and her lawyer Decha Kittiwitthayanan

Unhappy with Porntip’s Answer, Tangmo’s Wants Pathologist Removed from Probe

. Panida asked for Porntip to join investigation into daughter's death, but now won't accept her findings
Thailand Family Birth Rate Families Park Children Parents

Love in the Age of Covid: Thai Couples Putting Off Families...

Many young Thai couples are too disheartened to have children due to the Covid-19 pandemic and other crises that have led to inflation and...
Anyaphat “Nookzii” Wattanatantirat died of breast cancer at the age of 34 after receiving treatment over the past year.

Following Model’s Death at 34, Cancer Institute Urges Monthly Breast Self-Exams...

The Department of Medical Services is encouraging monthly breast self-examinations to stay safe from breast cancer, the most dangerous cancer among Thai women. The National...
Monopoly Phuket Edition Hasbro Board Game Thailand

No Gouging Taxis, Go-Go Bars in Monopoly: Phuket Edition

Now you can buy overpriced condos, charge rent for Bangla Road ladyboy bars and send foreigners to jail for riding electric scooters in Monopoly’s...
Siriraj Hospital Multi-Organ Transplant Surgery

Siriraj 1st Thai Hospital to Succeed in Multi-Organ Transplant Surgery

Siriraj Hospital became the first Thai hospital to successfully transplant multiple organs during a single surgery, including a stomach, liver, pancreas and intestine. Dr. Prasit...
Dr. Porntip Rojanasunan, a former director-general of the Central Institute of Forensic Science now turned appointed senator.

Thailand’s Celebrity Pathologist Says Tangmo Wasn’t Assaulted

Thailand’s most famous forensic doctor said the first autopsy on actress Nida “Tangmo” Patcharaveerapong was quite complete and she did not think the late...
Bangkok Go-Go Bar Dancer on Stage

Will CCSA Allow Nightlife to Reopen Friday? Don’t Bet on It

. Don't expect legal reopening until at least late May, and, when they do, some crazy, unenforceable rules to go with it
Carls Jr A&W Fast Food Thailand

Carl’s Jr. Follows A&W in Exiting Thailand

. Big Carl says goodbye March 31.
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