Birthday

  • Thailand News

    PM Srettha urges citizens to dress yellow on Mondays in homage to Thai King

    Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin ignited a national fervour, urging Thai citizens to pay homage to His Majesty the King’s 72nd birthday. Addressing the nation post-Tuesday’s Cabinet summit, the 61 year old Thai PM, clad in golden hues, disclosed plans for a weekly ritual. “In jubilant celebration of His Majesty’s sixth-cycle milestone on July 28. I’ve directed civil servants to don…

  • World News

    Taiwanese YouTuber sparks debate with controversial naked sushi party

    The wealthy Taiwanese YouTuber, Chao Ge, sparked internet buzz after posting pictures of a birthday party he had arranged for a friend. The standout feature of the celebration was the naked sushi, where various Japanese dishes were served on the body of a naked woman, used as an alternative to a dining plate. Chao Ge is widely recognised as the…

  • Thailand News

    Lone diner’s surprise birthday celebration at Mamaonom bar goes viral (video)

    A touching scene unfolded at the Mamaonom Bar in Ratchaburi Province when staff members surprised a lone customer on her birthday. The young woman, dining alone on her special day, was moved to tears as the team gathered around her to sing birthday songs and present her with a cake. The bar shared the heartwarming video on its social media…

  • World News

    Vietnamese husband’s surprise birthday party touches hearts online

    A heartfelt gesture by a loving husband has warmed hearts online. Despite their modest means, he managed to throw a surprise birthday party for his wife. This event, filled with warmth and love, was reported on the Vietnamese website saostar.vn and has since gone viral on social media. The surprise birthday party video captured an emotional and adorable moment between…

  • Events

    Thai King encourages national prosperity on his 71st birthday

    Yesterday marked the 71st birthday of the King of Thailand, who celebrated the occasion by encouraging all Thais to act in a manner that benefits not only themselves but also others. The speech took place in the grand audience, or Maha Samakhom, at the Amarindra Vinijaya Throne Hall in the Grand Palace. The king emphasised that, to achieve national prosperity,…

  • Phuket News

    Phuket officials honour King Vajiralongkorn’s birthday with environmental tribute

    As Thailand prepares for the 71st birthday of His Majesty King Vajiralongkorn this Friday, July 28, Phuket officials are leading their respective communities in tributes and activities to honour the royal occasion. In the Baan Kuku area of Ratsada, Phuket Vice Governor Danai Sunantarod directed various initiatives yesterday alongside local volunteers, community members, and organisations to pay tribute to His…

  • Thailand News

    Brooke shields celebrates daughter’s birthday in Thailand

    Renowned American actress and model Brooke Shields celebrated her daughter’s birthday in Thailand. Shields has been savouring the picturesque beauty of Thailand following the recent promotional activities for her documentary, Pretty Baby, Daily Mail reported. After spending nearly a week in the Southeast Asian country, Shields shared on Instagram more photos of her idyllic family time. In a heartfelt post…

  • Thai Life

    Thai monk throws money from the sky to celebrate his birthday (video)

    A Thai Buddhist monk ascended into the air on a crane and threw 150,000 baht cash to attendees of his birthday party at a temple in Surin province in northeast Thailand on Tuesday. To celebrate his 46th birthday and 24th year in the monkhood, Phra Khru Phot Suwannarat – aka Luang Phor Kaen – hired a crane to hoist him…

  • Economy News

    Financially embarrassed elderly Thai man found hanged one day after birthday

    Just one day after his 69th birthday, an elderly Thai man allegedly took his own life after reportedly being in a bad financial situation. The man, Nopparat, was discovered by his neighbour hanging on the second-floor balcony outside a rented room above shops in Thalang, Phuket. Police say he was found with package tape around his neck tied to an…

  • Hot News

    Chiang Mai’s famous giant panda turns 21 years old

    Chiang Mai’s famous giant panda, Lin Hui, has turned 21 years old. The panda is well-known as being Chiang Mai Zoo’s most popular attraction, with birthday festivities drawing crowds from all around the country. The Chinese Consulate-General in Chiang Mai wrote a special card for the zoo, saying it was grateful for the zoo’s efforts in caring for the panda…

  • South Thailand News

    Expelled monk returns to southern Thailand to celebrate birthday

    A former monk who was expelled from monkhood has returned to southern Thailand to celebrate his birthday. Phra Yantra Amaro Bhikku, who is now known as Winai La-Ongsuwan, became disgraced from monkhood after alleged sexual misconduct. Although he has often returned to Thailand after his criminal defamation case against him in 2014, Covid-19 has kept him away for the past…

  • Bangkok News

    Thousands come out to show support for Thai King on Rama 9 birthday

    Yellow-shirted supporters and royalists greeted HM King Maha Vajiralongkorn yesterday as he headed up birthday commemorations for his revered late father, the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. It was the latest in a series of high profile public appearances that coincides with unprecedented challenges to the Thai monarchy from student-led protesters. December 5 is commemorated as Fathers Day each year in…

  • Pattaya News

    Thailand’s oldest hippo turns 55 – VIDEO

    Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday to you. Happy Birthday Mae Mali, Happy Birthday to you. Thailand’s oldest hippopotamus turned 55 today and celebrated with a party at a Chon Buri zoo. She even munched on a special “birthday cake.” Watermelons, carrots, bananas, pumpkin, dragon fruit and berries were placed in a design over a mound of grass. In the middle,…

  • Events

    Happy birthday to Her Majesty Queen Mother Sirikit

    Thailand celebrates Mother’s Day and the birthday of the Queen Mother, HM Queen Sirikit, today. A lot of Thai people will be heading down to their local temples, district and provincial offices to join in ceremonies and other activities to mark her 88th birthday. Many will ‘tam boon’ (make merit) for the Queen Mother on this auspicious day. Queen Sirikit was…

  • Events

    Best wishes to HM King of Thailand on this auspicious occasion

    Today is the 68th birthday of His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn. The Thaiger wishes His Majesty another year of continued good health and service to the Thai people. His Majesty has been the King of Thailand since October 13, 2016. He is the only son of former King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Queen Sirikit, the beloved monarchs who served Thailand from 1946…

  • World News

    Dalai Lama releases musical album today on his 85th birthday

    Today, as Buddhists worldwide observe Asalha Puja and Buddhist Lent Day, the Dalai Lama is also celebrating his 85th birthday by releasing an album full of mantras and teachings. The album, titled “Inner World”, starts off with the song “One Of My Favourite Prayers” and follows with reciting meditations and mantras featured with musical backgrounds. The record came about when musician…

  • World News

    China celebrates 70 year anniversary, Hong Kong protesters have their own plans

    by Laurent Thomet and Helen Roxburgh China celebrates 70 years of its Communist Party history today with a parade of tanks, missiles and troops, a muscular display of its rising superpower status since 1949. Authorities in Beijing have closed roads, banned the flying of kites, and shut some bars as they tightened security for an event celebrating China’s journey, from…

  • Events

    Happy Birthday to His Majesty the King

    Happy Birthday to His Majesty the King, the first birthday celebrations of Thailand’s monarch since his Coronation in May. The government has organised religious and celebratory events in Bangkok and around the country today to honour His Majesty the King on his 67th birthday. Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha will lead government dignitaries and state officials in a rite offering alms…

  • Thailand News

    June 3 to be annual holiday for new Queen’s birthday

    The Cabinet has announced that June 3, Her Majesty Queen Suthida’s birthday, will now be a national holiday, starting from this year onward. The announcement was made by Nattaporn Jatusripitak, spokesperson for the deputy PM in charge of economic affairs. The proposal from the Secretariat of the Cabinet was made in response to a royal command from HM the King. The…