In addition to lots of food, the Phuket Vegetarian Festival is famous for is gruesome face piercing exhibitions.

Thai Festivals, Illuminated Boats, Reopened National Parks Light Up October

With coronavirus restrictions easing and domestic tourism restarting, festivals and events are being scheduled across the country. National parks also are reopening in the...

Photo View: Visit Thailand’s Pavilion at Dubai’s World Expo 2021

The Thailand Pavilion at Dubai’s World Expo is one of the top destinations among visitors, having welcomed a large number of people since it...
Thailand finally has ditched its list of “safe” countries from where it will accept fully vaccinated travelers for the Phuket, Surat Thani, Phang-Nga, and Krabi “sandbox” programs.

Thailand Dumps ‘Safe Countries’ List; Sandboxes Now Open to Travelers Worldwide

Thailand finally has ditched its list of “safe” countries from where it will accept fully vaccinated travelers for the Phuket, Surat Thani, Phang-Nga, and...
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Only Fully Vaxed, Negative-Testing Mask-Wearers Allowed at Loei’s Phu Kradueng National...

Phu Kradueng, a popular tourist destination in Loei Province, reopened to visitors this weekend after having been closed for a long period due to...
The wildlife of northern Thailand’s rivers and forests, including the near-threatened Eurasian otter, could be disrupted by more dams on the Mekong (Image: Alamy)

Mekong Dams Inflicting Untold Damage on N. Thailand Wildlife

Otters, fish and birds along the Ing and Ruak rivers face threats from hydropower dams on the Mekong, but understanding is lacking of the true impacts on the ecology of these Mekong tributaries
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TAT, Thai Navy to Stress Marine Safety, Conservation to Push Sustainable...

The Tourism Authority of Thailand and Royal Thai Navy will promote marine safety and conservation of marine natural resources to fuure tourists to further...
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Phuket Restaurants Get OK to Sell Alcohol Again

After openly defying the island’s alcohol ban and being raided by police, restaurants in Phuket can resume sellng booze on Oct. 1. Bars, nightclubs, pubs,...
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Khon Kaen Zoo debuts albino barking deer cub

Khon Kaen Zoo has welcomed the latest member of the zoo’s animal family, with a newborn albino barking deer now ready to be admired...
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Subsidized Travel Programs for Thais Resume in Oct.

The Cabinet has endorsed a third phase of the “We Travel Together” hotel-subsidy scheme and people can exercise their right to the subsidy in...
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Campers Return to Phitsanulok’s Phu Hin Rong Kla

The first tourists since travel restrictions were relaxed returned to Phitsanulok’s Phu Hin Rong Kla National Park for camping excursions. Closed for two months, Phu...
A student at the Good Shepherd kindergarten in the Din Daeng area of Bangkok that serves children from vulnerable and disadvantaged backgrounds.

Bangkok’s Good Shepherd Sisters Get Fundraising Support from Australian Group

Missionary organizations in Australia has launched a donation campaign to support Catholic nuns serving poor, disadvantaged children in Thailand. The Pontifical Mission Societies, an umbrella...
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Lisa ❤️ Pork Balls; So Now All Thais Do Too

The popularity of Thailand’s No. 1 K-Pop export Lalisa “Lisa” Manobal is driving demand for her music, traditional headdresses and pork balls. Customers this weekend...
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Thailand Takes Step Toward Carbon-Neutral Tourism; Aims for Net Zero Emissions

The Tourism Authority of Thailand has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to drive Thailand towards zero-emission tourism with seven partner public and private organizations. The...
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UNESCO Lists Chiang Mai’s Doi Chiang Dao as Biosphere Reserve

UNESCO is preparing to announce that Thailand’s Doi Chiang Dao, part of a karst geological mountain range in Chiang Mai Province, will be designate...

Koh Samui Ranked World’s 7th Best Island by Travel+Leisure Mag

Travel+Leisure magazine ranked Koh Samui as the world’s seventh-best island and the second-best in Asia in its 2021 survey. The votes for the “World’s Best...

Rising Chao Phraya Prompts Flood Warnings

The Royal Irrigation Department warns of the rising level of the Chao Phraya River due to heavy downpours in the upper part of the...
The Edge of Daybreak, directed by Taiki Sakpisit, won the critics' prize at the International Film Festival Rotterdam. (Courtesy of Taiki Sakpisit)

Thai Films Enjoying Best Year Ever Abroad, But Remain Unseen at...

With cinemas closed since April, Thai movie lovers have been deprived of perhaps the greatest crop of homemade films ever
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WATCH: ‘Lalisa’ Video Hits 64 Million Views in 20 Hours, Giving...

Blackpink's Lisa sets Thai hearts aflutter by appearing in 1st solo video wearing an hand-made traditional Thai silk dress
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Thailand Jumps 2 Places to 7th in World’s Best Heritage Rankings

Thailand rose to seventh place in the 2021 Best Countries Heritage ranking, moving up two spots from 2020 to be the only Southeast Asian...
Two popular, wise-cracking monks stand by House religions, arts and cultures committee members to accept their fate of being less funny.

Humorless MPs Tell Wise-Cracking Monks to Cut Livestream Humor 30%

Laughter may be the best medicine, but, in Thailand, it apparently has no place in religion. So says conservative zealots on the House religions, arts...
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Scuba Divers, Navy Remove 550kg of Fishing Nets from S. Thailand...

Scuba diving volunteers and the Royal Thai Navy removed about 550 kilograms of fishing nets from coral reefs off the Koh Kra islands in...
The Pang Sida National Park waterfall in Sa Kaeo.

Sa Kaeo’s Pang Sida National Park Reopens

The Pang Sida National Park in Sa Kaeo reopened Monday with visitors limited to 700 a day. Park chief Booncherd Charoensuk said that after having...
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Phuket to Allow Fully Vaxed Domestic Tourists from Sept. 8

Those who plan to stay a week or more must pay for Covid-19 test on Day 5.
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Thailand Legalizes Kratom, Sets Free 1,038 Jailed Users

The use and sales of kratom (Mitragyna speciosa) leaves were legalized in Thailand Tuesday setting free 1,038 prison inmates jailed earlier for previous use...
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Thailand Reopens 60 National Parks

The Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation has reopened 60 of its 155 national parks nationwide from this month with more to...
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