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You’re a budding vlogger. You have skills in writing, presenting and maybe even shooting videos. You look good in front of a camera and are comfortable being there.

You may have graduated from a video-making course or even started your own channel. Come and work for The Thaiger and we’ll train you to produce amazing and quality content.

This is a full time job working from our base in Asoke Road, Bangkok. You can be a Thai or a foreigner but your English skills must be excellent as you’ll be writing and presenting in English language.

Your qualifications are not as important as some examples of your work in front of the camera. If you don’t have some links to share with us with your application, please don’t apply.

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    John Landy

    Friday, January 15, 2021 at 12:18 pm

    My vote goes to Issan John for full-time Thaiger vlogger, with Bill Barnett filling-in on his days off.
    Dream team.

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      Issan John

      Friday, January 15, 2021 at 4:31 pm

      Sorry, but “no”.

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        John Landy

        Friday, January 15, 2021 at 9:16 pm

        Too bad John, this seemed like an ideal extension of your activities as full-time Thaiger commenter.

        You’ll be missed, surely.
        Bill Barnett on his own won’t cut the mustard, I’m afraid.

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    Bigsleazypappa

    Friday, January 15, 2021 at 3:54 pm

    Il take the job if you’re after a 71 year old man that gets me into Thailand to see my 19 yo girlfriend il gladly put my name forward.

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    Panoy Theppasue

    Friday, January 15, 2021 at 4:20 pm

    Hello
    How to apply? my bf is interested

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      The Thaiger

      Friday, January 15, 2021 at 6:59 pm

      The information and contact details are in the ad

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    barry

    Friday, January 15, 2021 at 5:05 pm

    How about the incumbent President of the United-States of America?
    A proven social-media ninja, he’s dying for exposure and I bet he’ll be willing to relocate soon, especially with the golf-quarantine scheme.

    covfefe khrap

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      The Thaiger

      Friday, January 15, 2021 at 5:19 pm

      We need someone that smiles and gets on with other people.

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        Issan John

        Friday, January 15, 2021 at 6:47 pm

        Definitely “no”, then.

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          barry

          Friday, January 15, 2021 at 9:09 pm

          you can’t have everything 😉

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    Barry Betts

    Friday, January 15, 2021 at 6:10 pm

    There’s a guy called Tom ( bar fines and power lines) English guy young man he may fit the bill.

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      Michael

      Friday, January 15, 2021 at 9:10 pm

      Every day videos from Nana and Soi Cowboy is boring.

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    WILLIAM VAN HILTEN

    Friday, January 15, 2021 at 6:24 pm

    look for Bibi Chandang Remax in phuket

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    Michael

    Friday, January 15, 2021 at 9:19 pm

    There is no talk at all about salary and benefits 😉

    It sounds like fun, but I am certainly not looking for a full time job. Are there no part-time options? It’s not about the money, I don’t really have to earn anything from it.

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    Frank Leboeuf

    Saturday, January 16, 2021 at 10:08 am

    Yes, it’s that or Issan John, and since he’s already declined a few comments above, I guess Thaiger will just have to go with your unemployed bar girl, Issan Joy.

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    Jared Geoff

    Friday, January 22, 2021 at 10:09 am

    Look at Christopher Lau’s channel! So many Thailand videos, and has a great smile and personality 🙂

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    Peter

    Friday, January 22, 2021 at 8:52 pm

    Hello, have you filled the position? If not I’m interested. How can I apply?

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    Brian Knox McGugan

    Saturday, January 23, 2021 at 1:16 am

    Dear Thaiger,

    I am a Canadian actor and TEFL certified ESL teacher in Bangkok. I’m professionally theatre trained (BFA acting – university of Alberta) and have extensive experience in the motion picture industry as a film actor. Additionally, I have 15 years experience working as a crew member in film and television .

    I would be very interested in reading the English News for The Thaiger should you need an additional reporter, and believe my energy and talent would be an excellent addition to your team.

    I have all the sound and video equipment needed with me, as well as ample technical know how in order to broadcast from any location.

    Would you please advise me the best person to contact regarding this? I’ve added two YouTube links below that I recently made here in Bangkok.

    Thank you for your. consideration; I look forward to hearing back from you soon.

    C h e e r s,
    Brian Knox McGugan
    099 1192582

    My Thai Quarantine:
    https://youtu.be/hD0tv_I0Fgk
    https://youtu.be/rn5YJOHF94Q

    IMDB:
    http://imdb.me/mcgoog

    REEL:
    https://youtu.be/kfRLvp6LARw

    FB: Mc Goog / actor, Brian Knox McGugan
    TW: Brian_K_McGugan
    IG: @brianknoxmcgugan
    LINE: brianknoxmcgugan

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    Darren Stone

    Monday, January 25, 2021 at 9:46 am

    I live in ratchaburi ! I’m a short drive and have a channel exploring thailand , I would love to work with you guys !!!

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    Zachery Sukovaty

    Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 5:40 am

    So it looks like Jake Paul wants to fight a real MMA fighter now. From what I read Ben Askren has agreed to fight Jake in the boxing ring. The Nate Robinson fight was good, but Nate is an NBA player, not a boxer. It’s going to be interesting to see how it goes down.

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    Brian Knox McGugan

    Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at 8:42 pm

    Dear Thaiger…

    Native English speaker, Canadian professional actor here…I’d be very interested still if you are still looking:

    https://youtu.be/6nJ4whpde_s

    My IMDb link:
    IMDb.me/mcgoog

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Bangkok motorists are being told to avoid areas where protests are planned to take place today. Kasetsart intersection, Lat Phrao intersection, Rachaprasong shopping district’s Central World shopping mall and 11th Infantry Regiment barracks in Bangkhen are the sites where demonstrators are set to infiltrate.

The Metropolitan Police Commissioner says he is most concerned about the Lat Phrao intersection, due to the Redem or Restart Democracy group planning to hold a leaderless protest, which has been prone to violence in the past as demonstrated last Sunday. The group is an offset of the Free Youth movement, which is one of the main groups that have been demonstrating against the military-backed government.

The Redem protesters plan to march from the Lat Phrao intersection to the Criminal Court on Ratchadapisek Road, despite a law announced in the Royal Gazette last night which banned protests, mass gatherings and assemblies. The law stated the reasoning was not political, citing fears over Covid-19 instead.

The newly announced law would give the government a wider range of power in enforcing such public gatherings, with law-breakers being subjected to up to a 40,000 baht fine or up to 2 years in jail. The Redem group is expected to demand the release of core Ratsadon leaders and others being held in jail without bail.

The Ratsadon group reached the outskirts of Bangkok yesterday, after a nearly 250 kilometre-long march from the Thao Suranaree statue in Korat province’s Muang district province. But they were met by police who tried to prevent them from marching further into Bangkok, but eventually allowed them to keep marching until they reached the Kasetsart intersection. The group is expected to end the march tomorrow, at Democracy Monument.

Despite the groups’ plans to ignore the recent law that bans protests, police have warned that they will face charges if they defy the new order. 32 companies of anti-riot police have been placed on standby in light of the expected protests taking place in Thailand’s capital today.

SOURCE: Thai Pbs World

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Thailand classified as a “not free” country in Freedom House report

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October protest at the Asok-Sukhumvit intersection in Bangkok / Photo by Caitlin Ashworth

On a scale of 0 to 100, with 100 being absolute freedom, Thailand scores at 30, a “not free” country, according to the nonprofit Freedom House. Each year, the organisation reviews the political rights and civil liberties of countries around the world. According to their recent assessment, Thailand has declined in terms of rights and liberties, dropping on the scale from “partly free” to “not free.”

The main reason for the drop on the freedom scale, the organisation says, is “due to the dissolution of a popular opposition party that performed well in the 2019 elections, and the military-dominated government’s crackdown on youth-led protests calling for democratic reforms.”

The Future Forward Party was dissolved in February 2020 after the court found that the founder, Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, had made a large donation to the party that exceeded the legal limit. The party’s leaders were then banned from politics for the next decade.

Youth-led protests started in February, but the demonstrations were put on pause due to Covid-19 restrictions banning large public gatherings. Protesters gathered in July as restrictions lifted, but some leaders then faced charges for holding a public gathering, which was still banned under emergency orders.

In October, the prime minister imposed what Freedom House calls a “severe” State of Emergency order in Bangkok that banned gatherings of more than 5 people. Some protesters were arrested for violating the order nearly immediately after it was imposed.

With activists pushing for monarchy reform and an end to the military’s involvement in government, raising subjects considered taboo and unprecedented in Thai society, the Thai government has increased its use of the draconian lèse majesté law. Since November, dozens of activists have faced charges for insulting or defaming the Thai Monarchy.

Freedom House scores countries on topics like the electoral process, questioning if politicians and leaders were elected in free and fair elections, as well as freedom of expression and individual rights.

Thailand’s military seized power in 2014 in a bloodless coup. The 2017 constitution was drafted by a committee appointed by the military’s National Council for Peace and Order. In 2019, the country transitioned to what Freedom House calls a “military-dominated, semi-elected” government.

The 2019 elections were overseen by the Election Commission of Thailand, whose members were appointed by the military. All 250 senators were appointed by the military in 2019 to serve 5 year terms.

In 2020, the combination of democratic deterioration and frustrations over the role of the monarchy provoked the country’s largest anti-government demonstrations in a decade. In response to these youth-led protests, the regime resorted to familiar authoritarian tactics, including arbitrary arrests, intimidation, lèse majesté charges, and harassment of activists. Freedom of the press is constrained, due process is not guaranteed, and there is impunity for crimes committed against activists.

SOURCE: Freedom House

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Protest in Bangkok on February 28 / Photo by Thai News Pix

A riot police officer, who was deployed at the recent pro-democracy protests in Bangkok, has tested positive for Covid-19. His supervisor, chief of Wang Thonglang station Ekapop Tanprayoon, says the officer had visited Samut Sakhon, a coronavirus hotspot.

Riot police who worked closely with the infected officer, Somyot Nuamcharoen, are ordered to quarantine. The Wang Thonglang police station and any items the police officer handled are being disinfected, the chief says.

The officer had met up with friends during a visit to Samut Sakhon, just southwest of Bangkok. He travelled to the coastal province on February 18 and returned to Bangkok the next day.

On the 20th, he was deployed to a protest outside of parliament, just after returning from his trip to the “red zone” province. On Sunday, he deployed the protest outside the military barracks in Bangkok. The demonstration turned violent and numerous people were injured.

On Tuesday, his friend from Samut Sakhon tested positive for the virus. The infected officer was tested for Covid-19 that day and his result came back positive yesterday.

SOURCE: Bangkok Post

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