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    News outlet responds to fake journalist causing chaos at hospital

    A widely followed Facebook page, AggressiveDoctor, recently exposed an individual pretending to be a journalist from a reputable news outlet, causing a disturbance at a hospital while emergency personnel were aiding an accident victim. This incident has prompted an official response from the news outlet itself. A Facebook user named Frong Khao Sod Nakhon Phanom reportedly clashed with hospital emergency…

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    Thai father faces backlash for letting son throw ping pong bombs

    A father has faced online backlash after posting a video of his young son throwing ping pong bombs, which exploded with a loud bang. The video was shared widely before being deleted, sparking widespread criticism. Yesterday, the Facebook page Red Skull XXX posted a video showing a young boy, presumed to be in primary school, wearing a white tank top…

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    Communication issues spark online shopping dispute

    A recent debate on social media has left netizens scratching their heads over communication issues. An online seller and a customer found themselves at odds, sparking a wider discussion on the complexities of the Thai language. The incident began when an online seller posted in the Facebook group ส่งต่อ ตามหา เสื้อผ้าสายคาเฟ่ V.2 (Send and Search for Café Clothes V.2) about…

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    Brothers arrested for Facebook scam soliciting hospital donations

    Police arrested two brothers for a Facebook scam operation, with fake profiles of local celebrities to fraudulently solicit donations, claiming that an 8,999 baht donation was essential for the purchase of hospital equipment. At a press conference held yesterday at the Provincial Police Region Office in Udon Thani, Senior Police Officer Chakat Tiamwong, alongside other high-ranking officers, announced the arrest…

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    Soda bottle explosion at local store injures worker

    A soda bottle explosion at a local store left a worker injured, prompting medical professionals to issue safety guidelines. The incident occurred when the worker was placing soda bottles into an icebox, resulting in an unexpected explosion that caused glass shards to scrape their hands, necessitating three stitches. The incident was shared in the Facebook group พวกเราคือผู้บริโภค (We Are Consumers),…

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    Colour con: Woman’s 7,000 baht hair dye disaster leaves her seeing red

    A woman expressed her disappointment after paying 7,000 baht for a hair colouring service that did not meet her expectations. She had requested a dark grey shade but the result was far from what she envisioned. The woman also experienced scalp irritation during the process. The incident took place at a hair salon in Ton Tann Market, Khon Kaen Province.…

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    Controversial 500 baht fee on conscripts scrapped after backlash

    A recent directive has cancelled a controversial 500 baht fee for septic tank maintenance levied on conscripts after widespread confusion and criticism. The decision follows revelations that conscripts who earn over 10,000 baht monthly, were left with only a few thousand baht after various deductions. The Facebook page E-Sor Crushing News 3 posted details yesterday of the expenses for new conscripts…

  • Thailand News

    Woman sells home for 1.5 million baht to escape noisy neighbours

    A woman, frustrated by her disruptive neighbours, decided to sell her house for 1.5 million baht, below market value, to escape the ongoing issues. She shared her story, highlighting the noise and inconvenience caused by her neighbours, on a popular Facebook page. Reports emerged yesterday detailing the woman’s plight via a Facebook post on อยากดังเดี๋ยวจัดให้ รีเทริน์ part 6, which included…

  • Thailand News

    The ‘Undertaker’ buries box office competition, raking in over 700 million baht

    The success of the film The Undertaker has caught the attention of many, with the film grossing over 700 million baht. This spin-off from the Thai Ban universe has generated significant buzz, particularly as fans eagerly await the potential sequel. The Undertaker has been in theatres for 46 days and is nearing the end of its run. Director Thiti Srinuan,…

  • Thailand News

    Mother exposes child adoption scam on Facebook

    A mother filed a complaint after discovering that con artists have used her family’s photos in a Facebook child adoption scam. The deceptive posts, which circulated widely online, brazenly sought caregivers for children, with statements such as: “Looking for a girl to adopt, a generous reward offered, will provide education until graduation. “Seeking someone to adopt a newborn today, message…

  • Thailand News

    Facebook football fan’s foul play: Gambling page operator nabbed

    Thai authorities arrested a 28 year old man in Samut Prakan for operating a popular football Facebook page with over 300,000 followers, which was found to be secretly promoting online gambling sites. The arrest was made during a raid on a residence in Samut Prakan province led by the Technology Crime Suppression Division (TCSD), following an investigation into illegal content…

  • Thailand News

    Facebook group blooms sharing poison plant pointers

    A Facebook group dedicated to identifying poisonous plants and trees has become an online sensation, amassing more than 250,000 members. The group’s popularity surged when a young man posted a picture of a leaf with the caption, “What is this plant? Touched it and it’s very itchy.” The image captured a beautiful green leaf with sharp hairs on both sides,…

  • Thailand News

    Family’s holiday nightmare: Luxury villa turns out to be scam

    A family’s excitement for their Hua Hin holiday took a turn as they fell victim to a cunning Facebook scam, leaving them high and dry. Amidst the bustling holiday anticipation, a family, with an individual named Kukkai as their representative, eagerly planned their annual retreat, scouring for a pet-friendly haven to accommodate eight to 10 people. Their quest led the…

  • Thailand News

    Facebook Thailand launches ‘Take It Down’ to combat sextortion

    To combat online exploitation, Meta, the parent company of Facebook, unveils the Take It Down programme in Thailand. Aimed at empowering teens to reclaim their digital privacy, the initiative marks a pivotal step in the fight against sextortion. In a press conference held at Meta’s Thailand office, Malina Enlund, Meta’s APAC Safety Policy Manager, highlighted the significance of the programme.…

  • Thailand News

    Teenager fatally shot in Hua Hin after Facebook feud turns deadly

    A teenager was fatally shot in Hua Hin following an altercation through Facebook that escalated into a deadly confrontation. Another individual sustained severe injuries in the incident that unfolded on Naresdamri Road in Hua Hin, Prachuap Khiri Khan province. The shooting occurred yesterday evening when an argument over social media between the 16 year old boy, identified as Din, and…

  • Thailand News

    Facebook, Instagram overcome global outage, services restored

    Social media giants Facebook and Instagram fully restored their services after a global outage that lasted over two hours. The platforms experienced a significant disruption that left users worldwide unable to access their accounts. Yesterday around 10pm, multiple users reported on Twitter that they were logged out of Facebook and Instagram and could not log back in. The outage was…

  • Thailand News

    Thai man arrested for selling rare macaques on Facebook

    A Thai man was apprehended in the Na Yong district of Trang yesterday for allegedly peddling macaques on Facebook. The operation, led by officers from the Natural Resources and Environmental Crime Division, uncovered a live macaque stashed inside 26 year old Wutthichai Tunrat’s pickup truck. Wutthichai faces serious charges including trading protected wildlife without permission and illegal possession of wild…

  • Thailand News

    Customer pressured into 5-star review to unlock warranty

    A recent outcry has emerged on social media after a customer was pressured to leave a five-star review for a product to receive a warranty, sparking a heated debate about consumer rights and business ethics. The incident was brought to light when a customer shared their frustration in a Facebook group dedicated to consumer affairs, provoking a flood of responses…

  • Thailand News

    Taxpayers perplexed by mysterious income entries

    A prominent company named Infofed clarified unusual income sources that surfaced when taxpayers submitted their tax forms online, urging explanations from the Revenue Department. The ease of digital tax filing has been marred by these mysterious entries, sparking widespread concern. The Facebook page Drama-addict raised the alarm yesterday, February 16, about a peculiar issue encountered by taxpayers who ventured online…

  • Social Media Marketing (SMM)

    Best social media platforms for marketing success in 2024

    With 91% of marketers leveraging social media sites for business, missing out on establishing a strong social media presence isn’t an option. You’ve probably realized that you don’t need to be everywhere, but rather on the platforms that best align with your brand and audience. As we look towards 2024, understanding which platforms will best serve your marketing strategy is…

  • Crime News

    Sports influencer faces charges for promoting online gambling in Thailand

    A prominent sports influencer faced criminal charges today over allegations of promoting online gambling on their Facebook page. They confessed, citing high earnings and significant expenses as their reasons. The influencer, a popular figure in the sports industry, was summoned today by the Technology Crime Investigation Bureau (SOT). They were accused of posting messages encouraging online gambling, which they confessed…

  • Thailand News

    Popular Thai meatball franchise accused of unfair practices

    A well-known meatball franchise is in the midst of a drama, as a customer accuses the franchise owner of unfair practices and taking advantage of buyers. The complainant shared her experience on Facebook, sparking a wave of controversy. Numerous other individuals have allegedly suffered similar mishaps and are considering legal action. The Facebook user detailed her experience with the popular…

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    Amata abrupt: Rayong company sends new employees packing with a one-day notice

    A prominent company situated in Amata City Industrial Estate, Rayong, dismissed its newly recruited employees, providing only a single day’s notice. But the regular employees have not been spared either – they’ve been ordered to take a long leave of up to three months, receiving only 75% of their normal pay. This incident came to light today, December 6, when…

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    KFC fans celebrate as select branches revert to original cutlery in Thailand

    Fast food lovers are celebrating as select KFC branches revert to their original cutlery, ending a long period of grumbling over the new Sporks. The Sporks, an innovation combining a spoon and fork in one utensil, had been widely criticised, with people longing for the return of the traditional separate spoon and fork. Recently, the Facebook page Na Phraek –…

  • Thailand News

    Unraveling the mystery: Ancient wooden pillow from Thailand stirs online buzz

    The Facebook page Here at 8 Strips sparked a wave of intrigue online after posting an image of an antique wooden object, a common household item in days gone by, but unfamiliar to the current generation. The post rapidly went viral, attracting a flood of guesswork comments from netizens, suggesting it could be anything from a water pot base, book…

  • Thailand News

    Muslim follower wins pork prize from food blogger on Facebook page in amusing twist

    A humorous twist of fate unfolded online when a food blogger’s Facebook page, Whatisthekitchen, awarded a pork by-product to their 229,999th follower, who turned out to be a Muslim. The Facebook page, renowned for its food content and for selling pork by-products, had set this particular item as the prize for the landmark follower. This unexpected event sparked a viral…

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    Mercedes-Benz badge stolen: Car owner responds positively offering help to thief

    A car owner found that a Mercedes-Benz badge had been stolen from his car when visiting a relative at a hospital. Instead of reacting with anger, the victim, known as Suea Je, offered the thief a unique proposal, sparking an outpouring of positive comments from netizens. Suea Je took to Facebook via the Pangfuufuu account to pen a message to…

  • Phuket News

    Phuket authorities warn against rising LINE app and Facebook scams

    A criminal group has been flagged for attempting to scam people by posing as the Thai Red Cross Society, on LINE and Facebook according to a warning issued by Phuket’s Public Relations Department (PR Phuket). The scam involves an OpenChat group on LINE, a popular Thai messaging app, where members are invited to donate money under the guise of the…

  • Business News

    Thailand’s DES Ministry plans legal action against Facebook over scam complicity

    Thailand’s Digital Economy and Society (DES) Ministry is preparing a legal case seeking the shutdown of Facebook within the country, accusing the social media giant of collusion with fraudulent operators. The ministry alleges that Facebook has been complicit in aiding scammers, who utilised the platform’s sponsored pages to deceive Thai citizens into making investments. The ministry plans to invoke the…

  • Thailand News

    Shocking surprise: Thai Facebook user electrified by 11 million baht bill

    In an unparalleled event, a Thai Facebook user was stunned after receiving an electric bill amounting to 11 million baht. Usually, the family’s bill lies within the boundary of 40,000 baht per month, thus, the recent drastic increase has courted distress and confusion. The shocking occurrence has exploded into a major point of interest online. The distressed Thai Facebook user…