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  • Thailand News

    Engineer gifts bride 120 baht of gold matching her weight

    A young engineer made headlines by presenting 120 baht of gold, equivalent to the bride’s weight, as a dowry. The event, attended by many notable figures, took place yesterday in Pathum Thani. Kriangkrai Kadsa, known as Joe, led a vibrant procession to ask for the hand of Kewalin Kitiwan, also called Annie. The bride’s family, originally from Kamphaeng Phet, had…

  • Thailand News

    Nun gifts 7 million baht BMW to famous preacher

    A social media sensation ensued when a nun and her disciples gifted a brand-new luxury BMW car worth 7 million baht to a renowned preacher, Luang Ta Sinsap, at Wat Pa Bo Nam Phra In in Ubon Ratchathani. The Facebook page of Nun Chen, from the same temple, yesterday posted images of a black BMW sedan with red license plates…

  • Thailand video news

    The Thaiger News | Russian man found dead in Bangkok Canal, Businesswoman gifts 100 million baht estate to housekeeper after taking own life

    In this Thailand video news, Alex and Jay deliver the latest news spanning the nation. Tragedy strikes as a Russian man’s body is discovered in a canal under suspicious circumstances, prompting swift action from authorities. Meanwhile, heightened concerns emerge as reports reveal increased mitragynine levels in Kratom drinks, stirring unease among consumers. Demonstrating global solidarity, a massive fundraising campaign rallies…

  • Thailand News

    Businesswoman gifts 100 million baht estate to Thai cleaner

    A businesswoman in Thailand tragically ended her life using a firearm next to the pool of her luxurious villa on Koh Samui. Before her death, the 59 year old woman named Catherine, astonishingly bequeathed her entire estate, valued at 100 million baht, to her devoted housekeeper, following a cancer diagnosis. The circumstances surrounding her suicide remain a mystery, as CCTV…

  • China News

    Bride returns dowry tenfold and gifts land rover in Thai baht value

    What is the appropriate dowry? Many people have argued that for couples who truly love each other, the value of the dowry is merely a formality. This is because what the bride truly desires may not be wealth, but rather the positive attitude of her life partner and a married life filled with happiness and understanding. On November 9, a…

  • China News

    Bride vanishes with wedding gifts and baby bump reveals shocking secret

    In a shocking revelation, a bride disappeared just three days post-wedding, taking along with her not only the wedding gifts but also a baby bump. This startling event transpired in Huaiyang County, Henan Province, China. San Huang, a resident of the Huaiyang area, was overjoyed when his then-girlfriend announced her pregnancy. The couple, who had met online, quickly planned a…

  • China News

    Chinese netizens debate over risqué gifts to employee ignites discourse on workplace ethics

    A photograph of a young woman receiving risqué gifts from her superiors sparked a heated debate among Chinese netizens. The woman posted the images on Weibo, sharing her tale of receiving presents from those she referred to as Deputy Director Gao, Boss Jing and other superiors. The controversy escalated due to the nature of the gifts, which were suggestive items…

  • Thailand News

    Funeral attendees win cows, receive rice gifts in unique 200,000 baht Thai almsgiving

    In Buriram province, a funeral for a 92 year old woman, Wun Chongchaingam, has drawn a large crowd due to the unusual almsgiving of 1.5 tonnes of rice and a raffle for five cows, worth a total of 200,000 baht (US$ 5,758), for needy villagers and attendees. The event took place at Wat Pa Non-Somboon temple. Many villagers attended the…

  • Lifestyle

    The top 5 gifts to buy in Thailand

    Thailand is known for its amazing shopping, dining, and culture. But, when you are looking for something to bring back to loved ones or friends, we have the top five gifts to get in Thailand. From souvenirs to bath soaps, we have you covered. As these items can represent Thai culture, they are great to give as a slice of…

  • Travel

    Survival Guide: Top taboos gifts NOT to buy a Thai…

    Thailand is a country full of superstitions. While the majority of Thais believe in spirits, others live in fear of some fairly strange myths. Even the most forward-thinking, city-dwelling Thais have their doubts. Giving gifts is a tricky matter, and it’s all too simple to get it wrong. Instead of being romantic and sweet, you may be stepping into the…

  • Thailand News

    8 Christmas gifts to bring back with you after travelling Thailand

    If you are spending Christmas in Thailand, you may be wondering what to gift to your friends and family, especially as Thailand is a Buddhist nation. Although Christmas festivities and decor are on the rise in the country, it can still be tricky to find a Christmas gift for someone from your travels. Here, we have a list of some…

  • Thailand News

    Christmas in Thailand… Santa travels by motorbike and elephants give gifts

    Christmas is a little different in Thailand. In some provinces, Santa Claus is known to travel by motorbike with gifts loaded on – Thai style – going from Rayong to northern provinces handing out gifts to children. In Central Thailand’s Ayutthaya, elephants hand out gifts to children at a local school. And in Bangkok’s Khlong Toey slum, another version of…

  • Covid-19 News

    2.7 billion in “cash gifts” for officials working to fight Covid-19

    Government Spokesperson Traisulee Traisaranakul announced the Thai Cabinet has approved “cash gifts” for government officials working to fighting the Covid 19 outbreak. “The move to disburse cash gifts from the 2.7 billion baht budget was proposed by the Office of the Civil Service Commission.” Those who work in fields directly affected by the outbreak – doctors, nurses and other essential…

  • Phuket News

    Phuket Gazette bumper issue packed with holiday gifts

    PHUKET: The Phuket Gazette begins the annual festive-season early this week with a record-breaking feast of 124 pages of reading for your enjoyment. We’ve been busy with major foreign media leaders to bring you news supplements from the countries and the markets that matter most – now and in the future – to Phuket. Inside this week’s Gazette, on newsstands…

  • Opinion

    Phuket Opinion: People, not tinsel or music or gifts

    PHUKET: Christmas has always been a somewhat schizophrenic event for me. Coming from a non-religious family, it was always celebrated as a time for the extended family to get together, share food and catch up on developments over the past year, and had absolutely nothing to do with celebrating the birth of Christ. Nevertheless, my mother is religious in her…

  • Phuket NewsPrevention for unwanted Valentine’s gifts | Thaiger

    Prevention for unwanted Valentine’s gifts

    PHUKET TOWN: On a day when love is the traditional gift, the Phuket Provincial Health Office (PPHO) has been trying to ensure that no one gets an unwanted byproduct of love. The office chose Valentine’s Day to hand out free condoms to gas stations as part of a campaign to curb the spread of sexually-transmitted diseases (STDs). Phuket Vice Governor…

  • Thailand News

    BMW flips after hitting old toll booth at Chaeng Watthana

    A black BMW crashed into an old toll booth at Chaeng Watthana, flipping over and injuring one person. The accident occurred when the driver momentarily took their eyes off the road. Facebook page JS100 Radio reported that the incident happened yesterday at the old toll booth which has not been dismantled yet. The car, travelling at around 40 kilometres per…

  • Thailand News

    Krungsri First Choice launches new campaign for young people

    Krungsri First Choice has launched a brand campaign targeting young consumers and is aiming for a 10% growth in new customer accounts and spending through credit cards. The campaign, Take Time to Try, Take Time to Fail, features PP Krit Amnuaydechkorn as the brand presenter for the second consecutive year, aiming to communicate with young people. Athip Silpagijkarn, Managing Director…

  • Thailand News

    Father’s shadow: Bride’s emotional whirlwind at wedding doppelgänger

    A bride became emotionally overwhelmed when she encountered a man at her wedding who bore a striking resemblance to her father, who died three years ago. The man’s appearance, mannerisms, and even his name closely resembled those of her late father, prompting a wave of nostalgia and tears. A TikTok user with the handle chadaporn002 posted a video featuring a man…

  • Lifestyle

    How to surprise your date

    In the swift current of today’s active lifestyle, allocating moments for romantic pursuits often falls by the wayside. However, consider the potential of reigniting passion with a surprise that epitomises devotion and mindfulness. Regardless of whether you find yourself in the vigour of your 20s, or the ripe graciousness of your 60s, surprising your partner with unexpected dates provides an…

  • Thailand News

    Thai man ends life after failing to settle child molestation case

    A 66 year old man, distressed over failing to settle a molestation case involving a 10 year old girl, ended his life with a firearm yesterday. The incident occurred at an unnamed rowhouse in Nong Prue, Bang Lamung, Chon Buri, and was reported to the police by 8.10am. Responding to the report, Police Lieutenant Colonel Jirasak and a rescue team…

  • Thailand News

    Swing and miss: Cuckold husband takes legal swing at wife’s affair

    A cuckold husband has taken legal action after discovering his wife had an affair with a high-ranking government official soon after the couple had joined a swingers’ club. The couple, married for 10 years, had entered the swinging scene to spice up their relationship, with strict rules to avoid emotional entanglements. The husband, with activist Kan Jompalang, reported that he…

  • Thailand News

    Woman discusses love and deceit in 40-year age gap

    A 59 year old woman opened up about her tumultuous relationship with her former lover on a talk show. The couple had a notable 40 year age gap, which drew public attention. The woman, P’Phon, accused her former beau, Nong Wave, of deceiving her over a product review job, where the actual payment was 200,000 baht, but he told her…

  • Thailand News

    FIFA’s Infantino takes to the pitch with legends in Bangkok (video)

    In a prelude to the 74th FIFA Congress, held in Bangkok, FIFA President Gianni Infantino laced up his boots for a friendly football clash alongside iconic stars of yesteryears. The pitch saw a gathering of stars including Luis Figo, Cafu, El-Hadji Diouf, Emmanuel Adebayor, Andriy Shevchenko, and Clarence Seedorf, each representing their footballing confederations. Post-match, former Arsenal ace Emmanuel Adebayor,…

  • Thailand News

    Nakhon Ratchasima temple event features 200,000 baht giveaway

    A local temple in Nakhon Ratchasima province was the scene of high excitement as a contractor organised a lively merit-making event, giving away prizes including cash, fans, and refrigerators worth over 200,000 baht. The ceremony, which took place yesterday, May 12, in front of the Ton Temple’s main hall, drew thousands from the surrounding community, all eager to participate and…

  • Events

    ‘BTS POP-UP: MONOCHROME IN BANGKOK’ now opens in Bangkok at Siam Paragon

    This May 2024, a much-anticipated excitement awaits in Bangkok for fans of the 21st-century pop icons BTS, as the band’s “BTS POP-UP: MONOCHROME IN BANGKOK” now opens at Siam Paragon starting today from May 10 – June 23, 2024. The 330-square-meter “BTS POP-UP: MONOCHROME IN BANGKOK” located on the 3rd floor of Siam Paragon is themed “exclusive & luxury modern…

  • Thailand News

    TikTokers praise American’s helmet donation in Pattaya (video)

    Thai TikTok users applauded the generosity of an American man in Pattaya for handing out motorcycle helmets to children. He made known plans to give away a million helmets to children across Thailand. The 57 year old American man, Rick Brown, shared videos of himself distributing free motorcycle helmets to children on his TikTok account, @savvyrickbrown. The children appeared to…

  • Cannabis

    How is cannabis is used in ayurvedic medicine

    Have you ever been curious about how this often-debated plant has carved out a spot for itself in Ayurvedic medicine? Well, buckle up because you’re not alone, and we’re about to embark on an exhilarating journey exploring the fusion of time-honoured tradition with cutting-edge medicinal revelations. Ayurveda, with its deep roots in Indian culture, openly celebrates cannabis and its leaves…

  • Thailand News

    TAT to launch Nihao Festival in October to woo Chinese tourists

    To captivate the hearts of Chinese tourists, the Thailand Tourism Authority (TAT) has unveiled a month-long extravaganza, the Nihao Festival, set to take place for the entire month of October. Governor Thapanee Kiatphaibool announced the grand scheme yesterday, aiming to entice holidaymakers during China’s National Day Golden Week, renowned for its bustling travel fervour. The festivity will unfurl across Bangkok’s…

  • Thailand News

    Immigration officials gear up for Songkran rush at Thai border

    The head of the Immigration Police and the chief of Immigration Division 6 recently inspected the Sadao and Padang Besar border checkpoints in Songkhla province. The inspection took place yesterday at 10.30am as part of a drive to ensure the readiness of the immigration facilities in anticipation of the increased flow of tourists during the Songkran festival, which marks the…