Mist Over Doi Suthep Chiang Mai Thailand

Chiang Mai’s Doi Inthanon Reopens Nov. 10

Tourists can feel the winter chill on Doi Inthanon mountain in Chiang Mai Province on Nov. 10 when the Doi Inthanon National Park reopens. The...

Photo View: Graffiti Artists Bring Color to Chiang Mai

. "It’s easy to make a conversation with graffiti for the community and that’s exactly what we are doing.”
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Foreigner-Price Moaners Get Free Entry at Thai Museums

It’s time to stop moaning about two-tier pricing and get some culture at Thai museums, which will be free on Sundays – for both...
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Pattaya Music Festival 2020, International Fireworks Competition Tentatively Set for Year-End

Despite the obstacles posed by the coronavirus and social-distancing needs, Pattaya plans to somehow host its annual music festival and International Fireworks Competition this...

Vivin Launches Grocerant With 10% Off at Ekamai Gourmet Restaurant-Grocery

The term “grocerant,” a portmanteau that merges the words “grocery” and “restaurant,” is actually a perfectly apt description for the growing trend of freshly...
Queen Sirikit Botanic Garden Chiang Mai Thailand

Chiang Mai’s Queen Sirikit Garden Goes Free for Mother’s Day

The Queen Sirikit Botanic Garden in Chiang Mai will offer entry on Aug. 12 in celebration of the birthday of HM Queen Sirikit, the...
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Covid-19: The Movie, Coming Soon to Screen Near You

The Culture Ministry on Tuesday selected two movie scripts about the coronavirus pandemic it plans to turn into internationally distributed films. Wanchalerm Wattanaworakitkul and Woralak...
Bangkok bus stations were jammed over Nov. 18-22 holiday period with nearly 11 million passengers.

11 Million Use Public Transport Over 4-Day Weekend, Up 2.1%

455 people driving themselves killed on roads Nov. 18-22
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...

Yala Kids Delight as ‘Dinosaurs’ Walk Earth Again

The dinosaurs are marching in Yala, much to the delight of young children in the southern province. Jurassic on Tour at Sanam Rong Phithee Changphueak...

Bangkok to Renovate Khlong Chong Nonsi Into New Tourist Attraction

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration is planning to expand and renovate the walkways by Khlong Chong Nonsi to develop the downtown canal into a new...

New ‘Treasure Trip’ App Maps Tourist Attractions Near BTS, MRT

The Culture Ministry on Monday launched a new mobile application to Bangkok tourists and residents learn about historical and culture sites in Thailand, especially...

Panthera Group Brings Food Aid to Bangkok’s Struggling Nightlife Workers

Panthera Group staff prepare food survival bags for 1,000 Bangkok entertainment industry workers displaced by the coronavirus pandemic.
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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
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July 1 Brings Full Reopening of Thailand; Here’s What You Need...

Today is the the day Thailand has been waiting 27 months for. As of July 1, the country fully reopens, with specific requirements for...

Thailand Sounds Bird Flu Alert After WHO Warning on China Outbreak...

Health officials are on high alert after the World Health Organization reported another outbreak of bird flu in China that jumped from chickens to...
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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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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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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Lumpini-Benjakitti Park Walkways, Bike Trail Set for September Completion

City Hall said a pedestrian and cycling path connecting two popular public parks would be completed later this year, making it easier for people...
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Mystical River Serpent or Flare Guns? Thailand, Laos Battle Over Truth...

Every year, thousands of Thais flock to the Mekong River in Nong Khai to witness glowing red “fireballs” allegedly shot into the sky at...
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...
Dried chili peppers at a market in Chiang Mai. (Photo: Bangkok Herald)

Know a Crazy Thai? Blame the Chili Peppers

Chilies have been a hot topic in nutritional research for years now and, having acquired a penchant for them  since first landing at Don...

TAT: New Year’s Countdowns to Proceed; CCSA: ‘We’ll See’

The Tourism Authority of Thailand said New Year’s countdown events will be held as planned in five provinces, although the final decision isn’t up...

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...
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