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    Top 10 nightclubs in Bangkok

    Bangkok's nightlife is undeniably one of the city's most appealing features. The city never sleeps and thus, does not lack when it comes to nightclubs, with DJ-driven clubs around every corner. There's something to be said about how diversified Bangkok's...

  • Diary decoded: Anne Frank’s secrets unveiled, hidden jokes, sex and unexpected lessons revealed with digital discovery

    Hidden jokes and sex education have been revealed from the previously undisclosed content of Anne Frank’s diary, thanks to digital technology. The mysterious brown-paper-covered pages of the diary offered a unique perspective of a 13 year old Jewish girl during World War II. Researchers from the Anne Frank Museum, War, Holocaust, and Genocide Studies Institute of the Netherlands, and Huygens…

  • Miracle at Chester Zoo: Rare baby rhino birth sparks hope for endangered species (video)

    In a heartwarming spectacle that promises to turn the tide for a critically endangered species, Chester Zoo, in the United Kingdom witnesses the extraordinary birth of a baby rhino. Experts claim this event could be the lifeline needed to rescue the eastern black rhino from the brink of extinction. Chester Zoo proudly announces the arrival of a female eastern black…

  • Deliveroo rider dishes out justice, turns Dublin drama into chaos clash (video)

    An unsuspecting hero emerged from the streets of Dublin as a brave Deliveroo rider from Brazil thwarted a horrific school stabbing, only to plunge the city into turmoil as it became the epicentre of a fiery clash between authorities and far-right rioters. The selfless actions of Caio Benicio, a 43 year old Brazilian Deliveroo driver, unfolded in Dublin when he…

  • Thai tourists injured in bus crash in Turkey’s Denizli province

    A tour bus carrying 26 Thai tourists crashed into a roadside signboard in Denizli, Turkey, resulting in injuries to all onboard. Four of the tourists were critically injured, while the remaining 22 suffered other injuries. The accident took place yesterday (November 23) while the tourists, travelling with the Doraku Tours company, were exploring the popular tourist province. The injured tourists…

  • Heroic crane driver’s daring rescue: Death-defying stunt saves colleague from £750m tower inferno (video)

    A modest crane driver showcased Hollywood-worthy heroics to save a construction worker from the blazing £750 million (30 billion baht) One Station Hill development in Reading, in the United Kingdom. The astonishing rescue unfolded as smoke and flames threatened a worker’s life, and the crane operator, Glen Edwards, became an unlikely superhero. In a gripping three-minute ordeal captured on film,…

  • Bangchak to launch Thailand’s first sustainable aviation fuel factory

    Bangchak Corporation Plc, a leading energy conglomerate in Thailand, is set to launch the country’s first factory to produce sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) from used cooking oil. The operation of the factory will start in early 2025, with the aim of reducing carbon dioxide emissions in the aviation industry. The venture is being propelled as the Department of Airports and…

  • Chinese firm offers up to 99,000 baht for chicken feet tasting job

    A Chinese company’s job advertisement for a chicken feet taster has Chinese social media clucking, attracting thousands of applicants. The food company, based in the city of Hangzhou in Zhejiang province, is offering a lucrative salary for a seemingly simple job, which has piqued the interest of many. The company is specifically looking to recruit eating experts whose primary responsibility…

  • Unbelievable twist: Fly found in patient’s intestines during cancer screening still intact baffles doctors

    Medical professionals are scratching their heads after uncovering a fly, still intact, during a routine cancer screening. During a routine colonoscopy aimed at detecting potential cancer indicators, doctors stumbled upon an unexpected guest in the 63 year old American patient’s digestive journey. Positioned snugly in the right section of the colon was the intact carcass of a fly, sparking bewilderment…

  • China’s mysterious pneumonia outbreak sparks global fears – is history repeating itself?

    In a chilling echo of the early days of Covid-19, a mysterious pneumonia cluster has emerged in China, leaving hospitals overwhelmed and parents fearing a repeat of the deadly pandemic. As concerns rise, experts plead for transparency, drawing unsettling parallels with past outbreaks. In Beijing and Liaoning, hospitals are grappling with an onslaught of sick children exhibiting unusual symptoms, including lung…

  • Loy Krathong chaos at Chiang Mai Airport: 160 flights shuffled, travellers beware!

    With the upcoming Loy Krathong Festival in sight, Chiang Mai Airport is set to experience a whirlwind of changes, with a staggering 160 flights facing disruptions from November 27 to 28, post 7pm. Chiang Mai Airport Deputy Director Wisut Khamyod revealed today a jaw-dropping 101 cancellations and 59 rescheduled flights, creating a turbulence level hitting 47% of regular air traffic.…

  • Matrimony mayhem: Groom kicks bride after learning she’s pregnant at chaotic Chinese wedding

    A wedding in the JiuJiang province of China spiralled into astonishing chaos when the groom kicked his pregnant bride, causing her to fall to the stage floor. The incident occurred after the groom discovered his newlywed bride was pregnant, despite their short one-month acquaintance before the wedding. The local media reported that the groom received a text message in the…

  • Tofu turmoil: Viral furry recipe from China divides opinions on safety and health

    A unique recipe for furry tofu, a trending dish from China, sparked a global debate over its safety and health benefits. The recipe, which involves fermentation, was shared by a user on the social media platform Twitter and quickly went viral. The video showcases a woman instructing viewers on how to prepare furry tofu. The ingredients required include tofu, tempeh…

  • BLACKPINK receives MBE honour from British monarchy in historic first for K-pop

    The British monarchy has recognised the influential K-pop group BLACKPINK, awarding members Lisa, Jennie, Jisoo, and Rosé with the prestigious Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) honour. The ceremony, hosted by King Charles III and Queen Camilla at Buckingham Palace, was in honour of South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in and First Lady Kim Jung-sook, marking…

  • Hong Kong Laureate Forum launches Young Scientist initiative for budding academics

    The Hong Kong Laureate Forum (HKLF) has launched a Young Scientist initiative, providing a platform for budding academics to network and learn together. The initiative was unveiled during the HKLF forum at the Hong Kong Science Park from November 13 to 18, featuring a poster presentation as a key highlight. This served as a unique opportunity for young scientists to…

  • Unveiling the true story of the first Thanksgiving

    The annual American holiday of Thanksgiving falls on November 23 (tomorrow) this year, marking the day when early settlers in America celebrated their survival almost 400 years ago with the assistance of divine intervention. Historians continue to investigate the events of the first Thanksgiving, which took place in Plymouth, Massachusetts. The location is now home to a thriving historical museum,…

  • English antique collector makes unexpected fortune from friend’s furniture

    An English antique collector discovered a treasure trove after purchasing a deceased friend’s furniture for 7,000 pounds (309,000 baht). Initially, the antique collector, Alex Archbold, only wished to acquire the piano used by the late Bette Joan Rac, better known as Madame Rac, for her music lessons. However, upon entering the house, he stumbled upon a jackpot: a house filled…

  • Brad Pitt’s son accuses Hollywood star of being a ‘world class as*hole’

    Hollywood star Brad Pitt finds himself in the eye of a familial storm as his adopted son, Pax Jolie-Pitt, publicly lambasts him with scathing accusations. The explosive social media rant, unveiled three years after its posting, paints a harrowing picture of Pitt as a “fucking awful human,” leaving fans and followers stunned. The tumultuous Pitt family dynamics have Hollywood buzzing…

  • Airlines request more flight slots into Thailand, CAAT reveals

    A request for slot redistribution has been lodged by several airlines as they plan to increase flights into Thailand, reveals an insider from the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT). This request was presented to CAAT’s top executives at the 153rd Slot Conference that took place in Dubai from November 14 to 17. This biannual gathering, arranged by the International…

  • “Blade Runner” Oscar Pistorius may be released from prison

    South African sprinter Oscar Pistorius, aka Blade Runner, could be released from jail this week after mistakes were discovered regarding his parole bids. Pistorius was sentenced in October 2014 when he was found guilty of murdering Reeve Steenkamp, his then-girlfriend on February 14, 2013. The 36 year old claimed he thought Steenkamp was an intruder and he shot her by…

  • South Korea: Cho Kyu-hyun from Super Junior injured by woman carrying knife

    A woman in her thirties stormed into the backstage area of a local theatre, wielding a knife and injuring Super Junior member Cho Kyu-hyun, yesterday in Seoul at around 4pm. The K-pop star was meeting other actors on the show when he sustained a cut on his finger during the altercation. The woman has since been apprehended. Local police are…

  • Sky’s the limit: Nine new airlines on board for Thailand aviation recovery

    The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) announced the registration of nine new airlines to bolster the aviation industry’s recovery. The authority remains confident that passenger traffic will reach 127 million this year, forecasting a significant recovery this year. The Director of the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand, Suttipong Kongpool, stated that Thailand’s aviation industry is on a steady path…

  • Kazakhstan courts ASEAN investors to become Central Asia’s investment hub

    Kazakhstan is reaching out to foreign investors, particularly from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), in a bid to establish itself as a central investment hub in the Central Asia Region. The Kazakh government has expressed interest in mutual economic development with the Southeast Asian region, according to Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Roman Vassilenko. He made these remarks…

  • Courteney Cox and Matt LeBlanc commemorate late Friends co-star Matthew Perry

    Known as Friends character Chandler Bing, news of Matthew Perry’s sudden death shocked fans worldwide as well as his co-stars including Courteney Cox and Matt Le Blanc. Both Cox and Le Blanc have since paid their respects to their late co-star Perry who passed away recently, on October 28 in Los Angeles. Chandler Bing’s wife Monica Geller, aka Cox, took…

  • Northern Italy: 31-stone killer who stabbed girlfriend to death released from jail

    A 31-stone Italian killer who fatally stabbed his girlfriend in 2017 after a dispute about his eating habits has been released from jail as prison could not provide him with an adequate low-calorie diet. The Italian killer, 35 year old Biella-born Dimitri Fricano murdered his 28 year old girlfriend Erika Preti during a holiday to Sardinia. Preti was stabbed 57…

  • Seismic upheaval in Myanmar prompts call for earthquake-resistant structures in Thailand

    A seismic upheaval of 6.4 magnitude rattled Myanmar and was perceptible in various regions of Thailand yesterday, prompting engineers and academics to urge the implementation of stringent regulations to ensure the resilience of structures against future earthquakes. The earthquake, with a magnitude of 6.4, originated in Myanmar at 8.37am yesterday. The Earthquake Observation Division of the Meteorological Department reported the…

  • Cave heroes to the rescue again: Thailand and Norway aid India’s tunnel turmoil

    The government of India asked Thai and Norwegian rescuers from the Tham Luang cave rescue mission to help save 40 workers trapped by a tunnel collapse in the northern state of Uttarakhand. The 4.5-kilometre tunnel in Uttarakhand collapsed on November 12 during construction. Around 50 people were working on the site. Some workers at the ends of the tunnel managed to…

  • Wedding crasher: Ex-girlfriend storms wedding ceremony in Suzhou

    The online community in China was abuzz with a dramatic wedding in Suzhou, Jiangsu Province. A viral social media clip revealed the source of the drama was not the bride or groom, but the groom’s ex-girlfriend who attempted to disrupt her old flame’s wedding. The groom and the young woman had been in a relationship for seven years before they…

  • Scottish mother spots intruder under bed through baby monitor

    A 22 year old mother in Scotland had a chilling encounter when she spotted an intruder crawling out from under her bed via her Baby Monitor app on her mobile phone while she and her one year old son were away visiting a friend. Swiftly, she contacted the police. The monitoring system, installed to keep an eye on her toddler, had…

  • Blind date rejection sparks debate as Chinese man turns down woman due to her haircut

    A blind date in China ended abruptly as the man turned down the woman, despite her beauty, due to disliking her haircut. First impressions, especially in romantic pursuits, often hinge on physical appearance, leading some to make snap judgements based on looks alone. The blind date incident sparked online debate in the Chinese social media sphere when a beautiful woman…

  • Thai prime minister set to meet world leaders at APEC summit in San Francisco

    Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin is set to meet US President Joe Biden among other world leaders at the 2023 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in San Francisco. Discussions on a broad spectrum of issues are projected to take place today during their meeting at the APEC Summit dinner. In addition to the US president, the 61 year old prime minister’s…

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