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  • Thailand News

    AirAsia soars to new heights: Asia’s best low-cost carrier for 2024

    AirAsia Group and its affiliates AirAsia X and Thai AirAsia X have been crowned Asia’s Top Low-Cost Carrier for 2024 by AirlineRatings.com at their prestigious Airline Excellence Awards. This accolade marks a significant milestone in AirAsia’s storied journey. Launched in 2001 by visionary founders Datuk Kamarudin Meranun and Tony Fernandes with just two aircraft, the airline has soared to unimaginable…

  • Cannabis News

    Thaiger Top Shelf Awards celebrates excellence in Thailand’s cannabis industry at LV Cannabis

    Within the booming cannabis industry in Thailand, The Thaiger Top Shelf Awards recognises outstanding contributions and innovation from diligent dispensaries. Back for the May edition, this recent one is scheduled for May 10 at LV Cannabis, 22 Sukhumvit branch, from 7PM to 10PM. You are welcome to come on down and find out who are the winners of this award…

  • Cannabis News

    Anticipation builds for the Thaiger Top Shelf Awards at Royal Queen Seeds

    The cannabis industry in Thailand is full of promising innovations that are a result of the booming growth of legalised cannabis. With that, the Thaiger Top Shelf Awards highlight these achievements, celebrating excellence, innovation, and community engagement. With the awards ceremony set for April 5 at the renowned Royal Queen Seeds, from 7 pm to 9 pm, excitement is in…

  • World News

    Oppenheimer sweeps the Oscars with seven awards

    Los Angeles witnessed the triumph of the biographical masterpiece, Oppenheimer, at the Academy Awards on Sunday. The film, detailing the life of the atomic bomb’s inventor, bagged seven Oscars, including the coveted Best Picture and Best Director, awarded to Christopher Nolan. The accolade of Best Actor went to Cillian Murphy, an Irish actor, for his impeccable depiction of the physicist…

  • Thailand News

    Prince Mahidol award 2023 goes to two American scientists

    Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn yesterday awarded the Prince Mahidol Award for 2023 to two American scientists, Professor Dr Napoleone Ferrara, a medical researcher, and Professor Dr Barry H Rumack, a public health expert. The award is a global recognition of their scientific contributions that have significantly advanced medical treatments. The ceremony took place at the Chakri Maha…

  • Press Room

    ICONSIAM named Leading Brand in Iconic Shopping Mall of the Year at ASEAN Outstanding Business Awards 2023

    ICONSIAM, the world-class landmark by the Chao Phraya River and one of Siam Piwat’s global destinations, has been honoured with the Leading Brand in Iconic Shopping Mall of the Year Award at the ASEAN Outstanding Business Awards 2023. This international recognition from Malaysia underscores ICONSIAM’s success as a global destination that not only boasts outstanding business performance but also serves…

  • Thailand News

    Huawei triumphs again! Royal recognition at Thailand Corporate Excellence Awards 2023

    In central Bangkok, Huawei Technologies (Thailand) Co., Ltd. clinched the coveted Thailand Corporate Excellence Awards 2023 in the Product/Service Excellence category. The star-studded event, presented by the Thailand Management Association and Sasin School of Management, witnessed the gracious presence of HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn’s image, adding a regal touch to Huawei’s outstanding achievement. Addressing the audience, Privy Councilor Jirayu…

  • Thailand News

    Thai activist Niwat Roykaew wins Asia Foundation’s frontline leader award

    Niwat Roykaew, also known as Kru Thi, has been acknowledged as the first Thai recipient of the Leader on the Frontlines Award by the Asia Foundation, a San Francisco-based international development organisation. Niwat, the 64 year old chairperson of the Chiang Khong Conservation Group and the director of Mekong School’s Institute of Local Knowledge has been recognised for his community…

  • Thailand News

    Heroic police and cadets awarded for bravery in fire rescue and cyber skills victory

    Police Lieutenant General Dhamrongsak Kittipraphat, the police chief, yesterday awarded six police officers and three police cadet students for bravery in two incidents at the Thai National Police Office. The first incident occurred on July 17. Around 11.40pm, the Chana Songkhram Police Station received a report of a house fire at Soi Sam Sen 5, Wat Phraya Krai, Bang Kho…

  • Thailand News

    Bangkok Airways triumphs at World Airline Awards for 7th consecutive year

    The World Airline Awards 2023 ceremony saw Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited retaining its resplendent position under the spotlight. The prestigious accolades of ‘The World’s Best Regional Airline’ and ‘The Best Regional Airline in Asia’ were pinned on this airline, marking its seventh year of triumph. The presentation took place today at the Paris Air Show, where Puttipong Prasarttong-Osoth, the…

  • Business News

    31 Centara hotels scoop Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice awards

    Centara Hotels & Resorts scooped several top honours in the Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice awards for 2023, with 31 of their properties being recognised worldwide. These prestigious awards, reserved for establishments consistently achieving excellent traveller reviews over the past year, place Centara’s hotels and resorts within the top 10% of all listings on Tripadvisor globally. This year, two Centara properties received…

  • World News

    Bomb-sniffing dog receives medal for saving lives in Ukraine

    A small but mighty dog named Patron has been awarded the Medal for Dedicated Services for his military work in Ukraine’s fight against Russia. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy presented Patron the dog with the “medal of courage” on Sunday. Patron has sniffed out over 200 undetonated landmines planted by Russian soldiers in Ukraine so far. Patron – which means “ammo”…

  • Thailand News

    Blackpink’s Lisa given award by hometown of Buriram

    The town of Buriram in Northeastern Thailand presented an honorary award to Thai K-pop star Lisa earlier today. Lalisa Manoban, also known by her stage name ‘Lisa,’ was honoured for her efforts to promote education in her native province, and also for her work as a role model for Thai youth. Lisa is a member of the famous K-pop girl…

  • Thailand News

    Thailand News Today | Chinese vaccine on the way to Thailand | February 9

      The Criminal Court has rejected a bid by the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society to remove a piece of online footage that criticises the government’s Covid-19 vaccine rollout, or more precisely the lack of a Covid-19 vaccine roll out. The former leader of the Future Forward Party, Thanathorn, took to Facebook to live stream his thoughts on the…

  • World News

    BTS are the Time Magazine Entertainer of the Year 2020

    Music supergroup BTS has been named Entertainer of the Year by Time Magazine, capping another year ascending through the bamboo ceiling of the world’s music industry. The South Korean K-Pop group, who debuted in 2013, has become the world’s most popular band thanks their meaningful lyrics, themed albums, an army of adoring fans (who are actually called ARMY), positive messages and…

  • Thailand News

    BTS are the Time Magazine Entertainer of the Year 2020

    Music supergroup BTS has been named Entertainer of the Year by Time Magazine, capping another year ascending through the bamboo ceiling of the world’s music industry. The South Korean K-Pop group, who debuted in 2013, has become the world’s most popular band thanks their meaningful lyrics, themed albums, an army of adoring fans (who are actually called ARMY), positive messages and…

  • Thai Life

    Soi Dog Foundation co-founder John Dalley honoured in Queen’s Birthday Honours List

    Thailand’s Soi Dog Foundation co-founder John Dalley has been honoured in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List and been awarded an MBE, the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, for his animal welfare efforts in south east Asia. John Dalley, from Leeds, UK, was named alongside celebrities, volunteers, medical staff and key workers in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours List. When asked…

  • Bangkok News

    Thai architect association wants its award back after demolition of former embassy building

    The Association of Siamese Architects is recalling its Award for Outstanding Conservation of Architectural Arts from the British Embassy in Bangkok after the demolition of the former embassy building. The ASA is also demanding the return of the award plaque, which was presented in 1984. The ASA says that the British Embassy building was being demolished without any regard to…

  • Thai Life

    Anti-Junta Thai rappers receive international human rights award

    …but don’t expect to be getting a letter of congratulations from the Thai PM. The anti Junta rapper group ‘Rap Against Dictatorship’ has won the 2019 Vaclav Havel Prize for Creative Dissent, awarded by the New York-based Human Rights Foundation, the band has announced on its website. Václav Havel Prize for Creative Dissent is an award established in 2012 by…

  • World News

    New Thai 1,000 baht note wins international award

    The first new Thai 1,000 baht banknotes, featuring the image of His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn, has won The Best New Banknote Award at the High Security Printing Asia 2018 international conference held in Hanoi, Vietnam. The banknote was awarded for its unique printing technology using the optically variable magnetic ink (OVMI), the first of its kind for Thai banknotes…