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  • Four southern islands to be closed to tourists during monsoon

    Four southern islands to be closed to tourists during monsoon

    PHOTO: Koh Kradan Four islands in the Haad Chao Mai National Park in Trang, southern Thailand, will be closed to tourists for four months starting June 1. The chief of the Haad Chao Mai national park, Narong Kong-iad, says that access to the park will be denied to tourist from June 1 to September 30 for “the nature to rehabilitate itself”.

  • Central’s new Suvarnabhumi lifestyle centre set to open late August

    Central’s new Suvarnabhumi lifestyle centre set to open late August

    PHOTO: Central Pattana Central Village, a new luxury retail outlet situated near Suvarnabhumi International Airport, is 70% finished. Wallaya Chirathivat, deputy chief executive of Central Pattana, says the new lifestyle shopping precinct is scheduled to open on August 31.

  • Top 10 Thai foods you should try

    Top 10 Thai foods you should try

    Thailand is known around the world not only for it’s breath taking scenery, beautiful hosts but also for their food. Fresh and vibrant, the local food in Thailand is cheap and it is amazing. On the street or in a fancy restaurant, it’s all good

  • Two construction workers win big in the National Lottery

    Two construction workers win big in the National Lottery

    PHOTO: Daily News Two Thai construction workers have won big in this week’s national lottery. Two wins but two very different methods used to select the winning number, 926526. Wathida Trinet had been visiting Khon Kaen but works in Wang Noi to the north of Bangkok, according to Daily News. There she noticed a gecko clambering over the house number “526” and decided to buy a ticket including that number. She won a whopping 6 million baht thanks to the gecko

  • How to save $24,000 a year – the move to Chiang Mai

    How to save $24,000 a year – the move to Chiang Mai

    An Australian couple say they’ve saved almost $24,000 a year after a move from life in Melbourne to Chiang Mai. Michelle and her fiance Jason moved from Melbourne in the southern state of Victoria to northern Thai ‘capital’ Chiang Mai at the start of 2018. Freelance journalist Michelle has shared her savings and new lifestyle experiences in International Living .

  • German tourist dies after ghost-riding on his high power bike

    German tourist dies after ghost-riding on his high power bike

    A German tourist has been killed after ghost-riding (riding in the opposite direction to the traffic) on his high-power motorcycle. He crashed head-on with a pickup truck in Chiang Mai road early this morning.

  • Ban on alcohol sales and consumption for Visakha Bucha Day

    Ban on alcohol sales and consumption for Visakha Bucha Day

    The Royal Thai police remind us that today is a sacred Buddhist holiday and there will be no alcohol sales throughout the country. The ban for Visakha Bucha Day is in place for 24 hours from midnight last night (Friday) to midnight tonight (Saturday). People caught selling alcohol are liable to a 10,000 baht fine and six months in jail. The holiday marks the birth, enlightenment and death of the Lord Buddha. Monday will be a national day off because this year’s Visakha Bucha Day falls on a weekend

  • Buddhists commemorate Visakha Bucha Day – Monday will be a holiday

    Buddhists commemorate Visakha Bucha Day – Monday will be a holiday

    Today is a public holiday in Thailand to mark Visakha Bucha Day, the most significant day in the Buddhist calendar, commemorating three defining events in the life of the Lord Buddha; his birth, attaining enlightenment at 35 years old, and then his death 45 years later, which all occurred on the full-moon day of the sixth lunar month.

  • Buddha with a beat – Wat Suthi Wararam transformed

    Buddha with a beat – Wat Suthi Wararam transformed

    It’s Visakha Bucha Day like you’ve never seen it before. Bangkok’s Wat Suthi Wararam has unveiled a bold and modern makeover to entice young people and a new audience to Buddhism. Wat Suthi Wararam is coming alive with Monks chanting to electronic music, projection mapping and a digital art exhibition. “Bodhi Theatre: Buddhist Prayer Retold” combines vivid animation and Buddhist chants set to electronic dance rhythms in a contemporary effort to attract more people to the teachings of Buddha.

  • Thai and farang friend catch king cobra with bare hands in Krabi – VIDEO

    Thai and farang friend catch king cobra with bare hands in Krabi – VIDEO

    PHOTOS/VIDEO: Robrouw Krabi A foreign man has helped his Thai friend to catch a king cobra with their bare hands in Krabi today.   The three metre king cobra was found near a refrigerator in a house in Mueang Krabi district.  A foreign man and his Thai friend, who lives near the house, came to help where he helped to catch the king cobra with their bare hands before rescue workers arrived. They took only 5 minutes to catch the feisty reptile.  The king cobra was taken by the rescue workers before it was been released back to the wild.