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  • Health

    Thailand’s student monks get diet overhaul to combat obesity

    After a recent study concluded that over a quarter of student monks in the Phra Pariyatti Dhamma General Education schools nationwide are overweight, a new food and health programme has arrived. The National Health Commission Office has launched the project together with the Thai Health Promotion Foundation, the Faculty of Allied Health Sciences of Chulalongkorn University, and six other organisations.…

  • Thailand

    Bug-eating challenge with Natty, feat. Mark Abbott | VIDEO

    Eaten bugs and insects in Thailand? You’ve probably seen the fried up bugs being sold in the local market. But do you have the stomach to challenge yourself to eat the famous Thai bugs? Join Natty as she challenges guest Mark Abbott to a bug eating challenge. Who wins? Find out in our latest Thailand Challenge. Eating insects in Thailand…

  • Coronavirus (Covid-19)

    Thailand’s colour zones change from Monday – some restrictions ease

    From tomorrow we’ll see the resumption of limited dine-in services in restaurants located in the remaining 4 Dark Red zones of Bangkok, Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani and Samut Prakan. Restaurants in these 4 provinces will now be able to resume dining on premises, until 9pm. But they can only seat 25% of their full capacity. So, a table for 4 can…

  • Food Scene

    Cooking food at home more? Most Thais are during Covid-19

    Are you an excellent chef? Did Covid-19 force you to learn how to cook food? Or maybe it caused you to pay closer attention to how healthy, how clean, and how well packaged your food is? A new Suan Dusit Poll found that Thai people are eating healthier and eating at home as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. The…

  • Coronavirus (Covid-19)

    CCSA mulls the easing of Covid-19 restrictions

    Late night diners rejoice. Your option to eat all that great Thai food around the country looks to be back on the table as the government looks to lift some of the current restrictions on dining and business operating hours. Deputy Prime Minister and Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul has announced that they’re likely to lift restrictions on dining, currently set…

  • Thailand

    Things that have changed in Thailand in the Covid Era | Top 10 | VIDEO

    Top 10 things that have changed in Thailand during the Covid-era Things have changed. In some cases they’ve changed a lot and may never be the same again. Many people are suffering as a result of the impacts of lockdowns and the border closures. Some people are being forced to re-invent their lives as a result. Here are some of…

  • Business

    Foodpanda joins online grocery delivery movement

    Get your latest dinner or snack, or now a delivery from your supermarket. Foodpanda is the latest player to join the online grocery delivery movement as it is now operating under Pandamart. The German-based delivery app is the latest establishment to shift its focus on capitalising from “quick commerce” which sees items being delivered faster than traditional grocery stores. However,…

  • Coronavirus (Covid-19)

    New rules for Thai cinemas to re-open in Phase 3

    As part of Phase 3 of the easing of Emergency Decree restrictions enacted to fight the spread of Covid-19, cinemas will be allowed to reopen on June 1 (though many operators are unlikely to do so as food and drink are their main revenue source and the movie companies say there are currently no new movies to release…) The Centre…

  • Thai Life

    How to save $24,000 a year – the move to Chiang Mai

    An Australian couple say they’ve saved almost $24,000 a year after a move from life in Melbourne to Chiang Mai. Michelle and her fiance Jason moved from Melbourne in the southern state of Victoria to northern Thai ‘capital’ Chiang Mai at the start of 2018. Freelance journalist Michelle has shared her savings and new lifestyle experiences in International Living. “Before…