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Ban on alcohol sales and consumption for Visakha Bucha Day

The Royal Thai police remind us that today is a sacred Buddhist holiday and there will be no alcohol sales…

1 month ago

Facebook bans political fanatics and conspiracy theorists

Facebook is banning prominent US conspiracy theorists like the Infowars founder Alex Jones and the outspoken activist Louis Farrakhan in…

2 months ago

Ban on alcohol for 24 hours, starts today at 6pm

Thais go to the polls tomorrow (Sunday) for the first time since 2011, which also means there will be a…

3 months ago

Government considers blanket alcohol bans on April 13

There's a 24 hour ban on alcohol on the weekend preceding AND the actual election weekend this month. And next…

3 months ago

Leaked document shows the Agriculture and Cooperatives Ministry planned to delay pesticide ban

The Hazardous Substance Committee may fail to reach a decision on whether to ban paraquat, glyphosate and chlorpyrifos, said Apichin…

4 months ago

No more smoking in airports, and no more cheap Thai cigarettes

Thai smokers are under fire. As of Sunday, February 3, all airports operated by Airports of Thailand (AoT) have been…

4 months ago

PM comes under attack after political bans lifted

Thai PM Prayut Chan-o-cha and his governmental coming under attack from politicians taking advantage of the junta’s lifting of political…

6 months ago

Thailand’s Islamic council bans children under 17 from marrying

by Kornrawee Panyasuppakun The Central Islamic Council of Thailand (CICOT)’s has passed a new regulation banning children under the age…

6 months ago

Despite a ban, permission has been sought to launch 64,000 lanterns for Loy Krathong

Enthusiasts are seeking permission to fly 64,000 lanterns on the night of Loy Krathong in Chiang Mai, despite a nation-wide…

7 months ago

13 year old Muay Thai fighter dies from head injuries

Whilst legislation is pending, and under heated discussion about banning Muay Thai for certain age-groups, another tragedy has unfolded. A…

7 months ago