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.
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,...
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
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...
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

Police Near ‘Accidental’ Ruling in Tangmo’s Death, Despite Grilling 5 Boat...

Police plan to rule the death of actress Nida "Tangmo" Patcharaveerapong an accident after grilling those on the fateful boat journey with her for...
Juicy 'Ol' Skool' HIp-Hop Club in Bangkok

Juicy Squeezes New Excitement into Bangkok’s Nightlife Scene

From Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg to 2Pac, Jay-Z, and Nas, “Ol’ Skool” hip-hip is alive again with the opening of Juicy on Bangkok’s...
Police investigators in ridiculous full PPE inspect the boat from which Nida “Tangmo” Patcharaveerapong fell.

Police Won’t Extend Deadline to Wrap Tangmo Investigation

Police are confident they will conclude interrogation related to the death of actress Nida “Tangmo” Patcharaveerapong within their 60-day deadline and her mother’s forgiveness...
Nida “Tangmo” Patcharaveerapong Boat Drowning Bangkok Chao Phraya River Thailand

Sharp Turn May Have Sent Tangmo Overboard, Investigation Finds

Actress Nida “Tangmo” Patcharaveerapong might have fallen overboard when her speedboat made a sharp turn, according to police who also found a scratch and...
Coach Choi, ‘Tennis’ Become Korean Cultural Ambassadors

Coach Choi, ‘Tennis’ Named Korean Cultural Ambassadors

he Korean Cultural Center in Thailand appointed Thai national taekwondo coach Choi Young Seok and Thai Olympic gold medalist and taekwondo star Panipak “Tennis”...
Promo artwork for Netflix's Thai movie "AI Love You".

Commerce Ministry Wants to Make Thailand ‘Hub’ of Digital Content in...

Thailand loves hubs. The Commerce Ministry announced a plan to promote Thailand’s digital content through workshops and campaigns, aiming to better promote Thai culture and...

‘Test & Go’ Set for Feb. 1 Restart, But Bars to...

Thailand’s “Test & Go” tourist-entry program is set to resume Feb. 1, only six weeks after the minimal-quarantine scheme was suspended due to the...
Hoon Lakorn Lek Thailand Puppet Theater traditional Shows-2

Passionate Artists Revive ‘Lost’ Thai Puppet Theater

. 'Hoon Lakorn Lek' sees resurgence, driven by performances at Khlong Bang Luang Floating Market
The Bangkok National Orchestra has resumed its concerts after a two-year break caused by coronavirus pandemic restrictions. (Photo: Carol Isoux)

Between Rock & Harp Place: Funded by Elites, Young Classical Musicians...

A new generation of classical musicians find themselves torn between their economic dependence on Thailand’s elites and social demands for modernization. For end-of-the-year celebrations, the...
Inside the Sukhumvit Soi 7 beer bar complex, where only the Moonshine Pub has a restaurant license. How do the other bars operate? Sorry, dumb question. (Photo: Twitter)

Bangkok’s Dodgy Nightlife Scene Sees Shutdowns After Fueling Covid-19 Outbreak

As in Pattaya and elsewhere, Bangkok’s nightlife scene – driven by bars operating as “restaurants’ or through bribes to corrupt police – are driving...
While beer bars and brothels are open around Pattaya, the large go-go bars on Walking Street will remain closed after Jan. 16. (Photo: Bangkok Herald)

‘Zero Chance’ Bars Reopen Jan. 16 as Thailand Begins to Shut...

Restrictions on bars and nightclubs won’t be lifted on Jan. 16 and, in fact, could go the other way, with alcohol again banned, as...

PHOTO VIEW: Pattaya’s Nightlife Reopens, Proving Bar Closure Order a Farce

One might be able to rationalize how a Soi 7 beer bar offering up quick-slop Thai food could be considered a restaurant, but in...
New Year's Countdown Pattaya Thailand

Thailand New Year’s Open Only to Fully Vaxed, Tested

If you plan on attending a big New Year’s Countdown event, bring your vaccine card and a negative Covid-19 test. The Center for Covid-19 Situation...
#RealSizeBeauty or fat? On semifinal night in Israel, many Thais commented that Anchilee seemed to have gained weight since the Miss Thailand Universe pageant.

Anchilee’s #RealSizeBeauty Message Falls on Deaf Ears at Miss Universe

. Thai netizens turn on Australian-Thai queen, saying she got fat between pageants
The Carousel beer bar n Pattaya's Walking Street sits empty and for sale. Nightlife could be shut even longer than Jan. 16, PM Prayut Chan-o-cha said Thrusday. (Photo: Bangkok Herald)

PM: Nightlife Reopening May Be ‘Put on Hold’ Due to Omicron

The much-anticipated Jan. 16 reopening of bars and clubs may be delayed further by the emergence of the coronavirus omicron variant, Prime Minister Prayut...
Bangkok Khaosan Road Nightlife Bars Backpackers tourists

Longer Booze Hours Bring Bigger Crowds to Khaosan ‘Restaurants’

The extension of booze-selling has brought bigger crowds to bars masquerading as restaurants on Khaosan Road. The nightlife strip in Bangkok’s Phra Nakhon District –...
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