entertainment

  • Thailand News

    Prohibition lifted on controversial Shakespeare Must Die film

    The long-standing prohibition on the screening of the contentious film, Shakespeare Tong Tai (Shakespeare Must Die), was lifted by the Supreme Administrative Court yesterday, bringing an end to an 11-year ban. The court’s ruling also mandated the Film Screening Committee, informally known as the Censorship Department and operating under the preceding Culture Ministry, to provide financial compensation to the individuals…

  • Thailand News

    Kanchai admits to DMing Beer The Voice: He insists conversations were professional

    Channel 3 News reporter Kanchai Kamnerdploy admitted to previously direct messaging Thai singer Beer, from the TV talent show The Voice, but insists their conversations were strictly professional. This comes after Beer sparked widespread interest by revealing on a livestream that she had been contacted by several famous personalities, some already in relationships or married. During her live stream, Beer…

  • Thailand News

    Thai celebrity Beer stirs controversy with mysterious direct message reveal

    The Voice’s Beer has stirred up a controversy by sharing a mysterious direct message (DM) that pointed towards a celebrity and a well-known host. The message was shared yesterday, January 4, during a live session, sparking a series of varied reactions from netizens. During the live session, Beer mentioned that a famous person who already had a partner and a…

  • Guides

    The best football teams to watch live in Thailand

    The only thing that compares to the players’ intense passion and intensity on the pitch when it comes to Thai football is the enthusiastic spectator support. Football is one of the most loved sports in Thailand, from the exhilarating matches of the national team to the exciting clashes between local rival clubs. Football clubs including Bangkok United, Port FC, Chiang Mai…

  • Thailand News

    Thai film Sapparor grosses over 700 million baht

    The Thai film Sapparor (also known as The Undertaker), directed by Tongtae Thiti Srinual, is nearing the end of its cinema run after an impressive 46 days on screens, during which it grossed over 700 million baht. In a heartfelt Facebook post, the director expressed gratitude for the successful journey of the film. Tongtae Thiti Srinual took to social media…

  • Property

    Mysterious objects found in Phuket Pool Villa: A satirical homebuyer’s story

    Wouldn’t it be fun if you walked into a house in the tropical paradise of Phuket and found a bath full of cash as part of the deal?* What if a recent homebuyer’s online property search took an unexpected turn? What began as a typical tour of available homes transformed into an adventure of discovery, as this potential homeowner stumbled…

  • Thailand News

    Social media uproar as Blackpink Lisa Weibo account blocked over cabaret show controversy

    A rising online debate about the appropriateness of Lisa from Blackpink‘s participation in Crazy Horse, a renowned cabaret show in Paris, has culminated in the pop star’s Chinese social media account, which had over 8 million followers, being blocked. This action by Weibo has resulted in an uproar among her fans who are fervently supporting the 26 year old and…

  • Thailand News

    Thai film ‘The Undertaker’ digs up box office gold, heading for 700 million baht (video)

    The Thai film The Undertaker (also known as Sapparor), continues to extend its box office success, heading towards a revenue of 700 million baht. Its director, Tongtae Thiti Srinual, expresses his gratitude towards the audience and the film’s cast and crew. Meanwhile, Tata Chachai Chinsri, who plays the character Xiang, posted his thanks on his Bak Xiang Tai Ban page. The…

  • Thailand News

    Thai celeb Hi-So Bow caught in love triangle drama: High-profile singer involved

    The name Hi-So Bow has been rapidly gaining popularity, with a surge in people searching to discover who this woman is. She has been recently linked to a high-profile male singer who is currently trending in the news. The male singer was previously caught up in a love triangle with two women in the entertainment industry, before being spotted getting…

  • Thailand News

    Long-awaited pawmission granted: Banned Thai film ‘DogGod’ returns to screens

    Thailand’s Film and Video Screening Office (FVSO) finally gave its blessing to allow the Thai film DogGod, also known as My Teacher Eats Biscuits, to be screened after it was banned for 25 years as a threat to religions in Thailand. DogGod cinematographer Manit Sriwachichpoom shared the good news on Facebook yesterday, October 25. “Bravo! DogGod has passed the cinema…

  • Thailand News

    Lisa from BLACKPINK wows Paris with a ‘crazy’ cabaret act, controversy and sizzling moves

    Lisa Manobal, better known as Lisa from BLACKPINK, concluded her headline performance at the renowned Parisian cabaret, Crazy Horse Paris, between September 28 and 30, leaving audiences awestruck with her sultry dance moves. The show, without a doubt, managed to captivate audiences with its electrifying performance that left fans and celebrities alike buzzing with excitement. The praise that poured in…

  • Thailand News

    Thai senator sparks outrage for disrespecting protected moss in Iceland and facing public rebuke

    A video that went viral on social media depicted a Thai gentleman displaying rather impolite behaviour towards a woman bearing a striking resemblance to Senator Dr Porntip Rojanasunan, during her overseas travels. This gentleman employed a series of unkind words in both the Thai and English languages, thereby eliciting a broad spectrum of criticism on various social media platforms. Opinions…

  • Thailand News

    TV host Perry Pairoj announces retirement to pursue personal dreams

    Perry Pairoj, renowned entertainer and TV host, announced her upcoming retirement. After a successful career spanning one year, Perry plans to follow her dreams and embark on an exciting new chapter. Perry’s announcement left fans heartbroken. After a year-long stint in the entertainment industry, the TV host is setting her sights on fulfilling her dreams. She expressed her immense gratitude…

  • World News

    From self-doubt to success: UK plus-size model’s confidence journey pays off

    Captivating fans with her stunning looks and prominent bust, a 30 year old plus-size model from Newcastle in the United Kingdom, earns around 2 million baht per month. However, the self-confidence she radiates today wasn’t always present in the plus-size model. Laura Morgan entered the modelling industry five years ago, inspired by her friend, Playboy model Nina Woolley. Morgan’s captivating photos…

  • Things To Do

    Where to shop in Phuket: 5 must-visit shopping malls

    Ready to soak up some sunrays and indulge in retail heaven? Phuket is just the ticket, offering you a brilliant blend of beach life and shopping delights. Though skyscrapers and enormous malls might be scarce, don’t worry! Phuket’s shopping centres give those in Bangkok a run for their money. From international brand names to delectable cuisine, and fantastic entertainment options,…

  • Thailand Travel

    Thrill & Chill, Day & Night at Blue Tree Phuket

    Are you seeking an ultimate escape from your daily routine to Thrill & Chill? Head to the Blue Tree Phuket – the perfect entertainment hub in an island paradise regardless of the time of the day. Covering a vast 140 rai of land, you’ll be flabbergasted by what it offers- there is something for everyone! Read on and learn about…

  • Things To Do

    Siam Niramit Phuket World-Class Culture Entertainment Re-opening on 20th October 2022

    Press Release Siam Niramit Phuket is an attraction which has always received much praise from guests around the world for being one of the best places which brilliantly brings together the fascinating elements of Thai Culture and Heritage. Pannin Kitiparaporn, CEO, said that after temporarily closing due to Covid-19, Siam Niramit Phuket will reopen on October 20 2022. As the…

  • Thailand News

    Foreigner’s ad looking for highly paid Thai girlfriend attracts hundreds of applicants

    A Thai woman posted a job advertisement online last week on behalf of her two Chinese friends who are looking to hire Thai girlfriends. The positions come with a 100,000 baht salary per month with a chance to earn even more if the girlfriends do a good job. Facebook user ‘Ok Mai Mai’ posted the following message last week… “Looking…

  • Thailand News

    Monk-turned-ladyboy bites back at netizens questioning how she bought a BMW

    Former monk Phra Maha Phraiwan – now a ladyboy and influencer who goes by the nickname “Prairie” – ditched the orange robes for an orange dress and bought a BMW. Prairie has snapped back at netizens asking her, “How did you get so rich?” Phra Maha Phraiwan – also a successful writer – rose to fame in 2021 for his…

  • Entertainment

    Popular Thai movies you need to watch at least once

    Have you had enough of watching Hollywood movies or indie films? Yes? Then maybe it’s time to change your moviegoing habit and check out the best Thai films on offer. The selection just keeps growing and improving. Choosing which one to watch can be difficult. But let The Thaiger help you out with a few popular Thai movies that will have…

  • Entertainment

    5 Thai LGBTQ+ movies to watch during Pride Month 2022

    June is International Pride Month in Thailand and it is celebrated in a variety of ways. While some of the LGBTQ+ community like to get out and celebrate their sexuality ostentatiously waving rainbow flags around the streets of the metropolis, others prefer to stay at home and relax. But whether you’re an introvert or an extrovert The Thaiger has compiled…

  • Travel Guides

    Where Thai locals go for a happy ending

    Thailand has a numerous amount of convenient and simple places to go to if you want a quick lovemaking session. There are literally hundreds of “erotic entertainment venues” in the Land of Smiles that locals like to frequent. It’s not because they dislike areas such as Soi Cowboy, Nana Plaza, or Patpong in Bangkok, or the walking streets of Phuket…

  • Entertainment

    Netflix’s Q1 losses spark crackdown on shared accounts, impending ads

    Netflix is facing the threat of stagnation, after losing subscribers for the first time in more than a decade. Stock prices drove about 35% on Wednesday, eliminating US$50 billion in market cap. The news comes after the Netflix reported a loss of just 0.1% of its overall user base, or some 200,000 people yesterday morning. The company’s stock had already…

  • Travel Guides

    Movie Guide: Top Thai films to watch on Netflix 2022

    There are countless movies to watch at home, whether it’s on one of the many streaming services, that dusty DVD collection you have laying around, or even your favourite pirating site (not recommended). But what about Thai films? When it comes to local Thai entertainment, choosing a movie to watch after work, on a date or on vacation can be…

  • Thai Life

    Movie Guide: Top Thai films to watch on Netflix 2022

    There are countless movies to watch at home, whether it’s on one of the many streaming services, that dusty DVD collection you have laying around, or even your favourite pirating site (not recommended). But what about Thai films? When it comes to local Thai entertainment, choosing a movie to watch after work, on a date or on vacation can be…

  • Thailand News

    New Thailand cave-rescue film ‘Thirteen Lives’ gets record pre-screening scores, high hopes for box office

    Ron Howard’s Thailand documentary Thirteen Lives about the famous cave rescue mission has received outstanding test scores in pre-release screenings, prompting MGM to promote the film’s release date from Easter weekend to mid-November, coinciding with awards season. The film follows the true story of a group of young boys and their soccer coach, who were trapped for weeks in the…

  • Thailand News

    Streaming services rake in more than 815 million baht, emerge as new cash cow for Thai entertainment industry

    The Department of International Trade Promotion announced on Tuesday that international streaming services like VIU, iQiyi, WeTV, and Netflix, alongside the Thai film industry, have earned Thailand more than 815 million baht. The news comes after the DITP held a meeting with members from international streaming providers and 15 Thai content creators to improve their relationship on January 27. This…

  • Sponsored

    17 Best Marketing and Advertising Agencies in Thailand

    Sponsored Article Thailand shines as a prime business destination in Asia, excelling in e-commerce, digital transformation, and internet adoption. Its allure for international business expansion is undeniable. However, venturing into this market comes with challenges. To compete effectively, businesses must grasp Thai consumer behaviour, cultural dynamics, and prevailing marketing trends. Thai consumers have embraced digital platforms, dedicating more time to…

  • Covid-19 News

    Thailand’s nightlife venues and bars told to keep closed until January 16

    Thailand’s nightlife cat and mouse game between authorities and desperate bar and nightlife businesses will continue until the middle of January 2022. Following deliberations from the CCSA yesterday, entertainment venues will have to keep their doors closed until at least January 16. To put an exclamation mark after the latest announcement, the Thai government has also extended the emergency decree…

  • World News

    Pop megastars ABBA release first album in 40 years

    Some said it would never happen. In fact, they themselves frequently said it would never happen. But pop fans around the world are rejoicing over the return of Swedish supergroup, ABBA. Agnetha, Bjorn, Benny and Anni-Frid have reunited for the release of Voyage, their first album in 40 years. It will be followed by an “avatar” concert planned for March…

  • Thailand News

    Can Koh Pha Ngan’s Full Moon Party recover from Covid-19 hiatus?

    After a year long hiatus, can Thailand’s world-famous Full Moon Party recover, or will it evolve in the post-Covid-19 era? Before April last year, Haad Rin Beach on Koh Pha Ngan was invaded each full moon by backpackers and partygoers. The beach hummed to the thump, thump of the music and the buckets of exotic cocktails (and plenty of other…

  • Crime News

    Woman talks about the life of a Thai “pretty” after model’s death

    Following the news of a model who died after working as a hostess at a Bangkok party, Thai media spoke with a woman, known in Thailand as a “pretty,” about what it’s like to work in the lucrative, yet shady Thai model entertainment industry where many work as hostesses at parties and events that often involve alcohol, drugs and sex…

  • Crime News

    Bangkok police raid house where model died after playing hostess

    Bangkok police are investigating a model’s death after raiding a Chatuchak district house where the model died after being hired as a hostess. The model, Whitchayaporn ‘Wa’ Visessombut, was hired along with other women to serve drinks and entertain guests at a private residence last Monday. Then, the next day, she died of respiratory failure after being brought unconscious to…

  • Bangkok News

    Eating out until 11pm in Bangkok is waiting for approval

    Bangkok restaurants may soon be allowed to stay open a little later. Health officials are considering easing up Covid-19 prevention measures by extending restaurant dine-in closing times to 11pm. If the proposal by the Thai Restaurant Association is given a green light, it may lead to the lifting ban of alcohol drinking. After the order of shutting entertainment venues and…

  • Covid-19 News

    More closures in Bangkok as BMA mulls further restrictions

    • High risk entertainment venues closed • BMA’s 437 schools closed for at least 2 weeks • CCSA considering restricting Bangkok restaurants to take-any only services only The Bangkok Metropolitan Organisation has closed “high risk’ venues around Bangkok as of midnight last night. The city’s 437 public schools run by the BMA have also been ordered to close until at least January 17.…

  • Thailand News

    Thailand News Today | Covid update, Bangkok restrictions, Gold rush | December 29

    All the latest updates about the Covid-19 situation in Thailand. 155 new Covid-19 infections were reported today in the daily briefing by the CCSA. The total count of confirmed cases in Thailand raised to 6,440 while the national death toll raised to 61 after a 45 year old man in Rayong, infected with Covid-19, died. Thailand currently has 2,195 active…

  • Northern Thailand News

    2 local cases in Bangkok contribute to Sunday total of 14 new Covid-19 cases

    2 people have been identified in Bangkok as locally infected with Covid-19. The announcement follows a week of revelations coming out of the north from the Chiang Rai border crossing into Myanmar where Thai prostitutes and workers have been crossing back into Thailand, infected, without going through any quarantine procedures. Thailand recorded 14 new cases of the coronavirus today, including…