Austria

  • Thailand News

    Anti-social Austrian man arrested for overstaying visa in Isaan

    Police arrested an anti-social Austrian man for overstaying his visa by more than two years in the Isaan province of Buriram on May 8 after locals complained that the foreigner repeatedly harassed locals and behaved erratically. Thai people in the Non Din Daeng district and nearby districts of Buriram filed a police report that the foreign man, later identified as…

  • Phuket News

    Phuket to 8 foreign reps: your citizens must obey Covid-19 rules

    When children in class misbehave, teachers contact the parents and tell them to keep their kids in line. But what do you do when foreign tourists are misbehaving in your country? Phuket Governor Narong Woonciew met today with Consul Generals and Honorary Consuls from 8 countries to ask them to warn their citizens to follow the rules – especially Covid-19…

  • Thailand News

    Thai police suspect fugitive Red Bull heir is living in Austria

    The fugitive Red Bull heir who is wanted by Thai police for the 2012 fatal hit-and-run case is claimed to now be in Austria. Vorayuth “Boss” Yoovidhya is wanted for speeding his Ferrari in Bangkok’s Thong Lor and running over a police officer, dragging his body several dozen metres, killing him. Boss managed to evade justice and fled the country…

  • Covid-19 News

    Austria to enter lockdown Monday, Germany may follow

    As Europe is increasingly engulfed in another wave of Covid-19 infections, Austria announced it will go into a full lockdown on Monday, and Germany in a national emergency is considering following with a lockdown of its own. The announcement makes Austria the first country in Western Europe to go back into a lockdown in the face of a worsening Covid-19…

  • World News

    Vienna Tourist Board censored by Facebook, shares art on OnlyFans

    OnlyFans has been in the news a lot, growing fame or infamy as a place for creators to share content, girls to sell explicit pictures and videos, and now, a place to see ancient works of art? After falling victim to Facebook and Instagram’s censorship algorithms, the Vienna Tourist Board has moved to OnlyFans to display great works of art.…

  • Sponsored

    A Guide to Visiting Austria in 2021

    Sponsored Can Travellers Visit Vienna from Thailand? A Guide to Visiting Austria in 2021 If you’re wondering whether visiting Austria from Thailand is currently possible, keep reading… It’s safe to say global travel has been difficult over the past 18 months. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many destinations have closed their borders to many international tourists. Austria, like most other…

  • Covid-19 News

    US, NZ, Oz, Austrian citizens’ brief shot at Covid-19 vaccines

    Good news! Several foreign governments including the United States, Australia, New Zealand, and Austria announced they would offer vaccines for their citizens currently in Thailand. But bad news – supplies ran out long before most people received any notification of the opportunity. Many countries had claimed it was impossible to assist their expats in Thailand in getting vaccines, while France…

  • Covid-19 News

    UK insists AstraZeneca vaccine is safe as some European nations suspend use

    The British government says the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine developed in conjunction with Oxford University is safe and effective. Prime Minister Boris Johnson was responding to news that a number of European countries have suspended use of the jab after some patients developed blood clots. “We’ve been clear that it’s both safe and effective, and when people are asked to come…

  • Covid-19 News

    7 new Thai Covid-19 cases in quarantine, all asymptomatic

    7 new Covid-19 cases have been detected in Thai quarantine facilities and were all asymptomatic cases from Thais returning home from overseas, according to the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration. Thailand’s total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases is now at 3,743 with 3,543 recoveries and 59 deaths. 141 people are currently receiving medical treatment for the coronavirus. A 67 year…

  • Things To Do

    Melbourne loses its crown as the World’s Most Livable City

    PHOTO: Not the world’s most livable city anymore 1. Vienna, Austria 2. Melbourne, Australia 3. Osaka, Japan 4. Calgary, Canada 5. Sydney, Australia 6. Vancouver, Canada 7. Toronto, Canada (equal 7th) 7. Tokyo, Japan (equal 7th) 9. Copenhagen, Denmark 10. Adelaide, Australia Australia’s southern capital of Melbourne has finally lost the title of world’s most liveable city after a seven-year reign at…