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  • Crime News

    Bangkok man nabbed for stealing flowers worth up to 20,000 baht

    Bangkok police recently detained a 31 year old man in connection with a series of flower thefts at Pak Khlong Talat market. The suspect apprehended at the entrance to Klong Toey Community, has confessed to the crimes, admitting to four instances of theft. The operation led by the Deputy Chief of the Pak Khlong Talat Police and his team followed…

  • Northern Thailand News

    Chiang Mai flower festival blooms success with record visitors

    Chiang Mai is basking in the success of its 47th Flower Festival, which attracted a staggering 668,000 visitors, both Thai and international, generating over 80 million baht (US$2.25 million) in revenue. As a result, the province is preparing to enhance the event’s float parade, focusing on innovation and interest for future festivals. On March 8, the deputy governor of Chiang…

  • Tourism News

    Blossoms beyond Earth: Pathum Thani sunflower spectacle transforms into a galactic experience

    In a floral frenzy, globetrotters are thronging to a sunflower field in Thailand that’s not just a feast for the eyes but also a rendezvous with interstellar blossoms. Travellers are making a beeline for the 5-rai sunflower field in Pathum Thani province, nestled within the colossal CPRAM headquarters—a jewel in the crown of the Thai conglomerate CP Group. This dazzling…

  • Thailand News

    Northern Thailand: Tourists flock to Doi Mae U-Kor for stunning blooming Mexican sunflowers

    The Doi Mae U-Kor mountain is currently attracting a throng of tourists eager to admire the sprawling fields of blooming Mexican sunflowers. These golden blooms, stretching across 500 acres of hillside, have become a significant draw for visitors, both Thai and international. It is expected that the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) will receive no less than 100,000 visitors this…

  • Thailand News

    Jasmine flower prices double ahead of Mother’s Day celebrations

    In the run-up to the upcoming Mother’s Day festival, people often give dear old mum jasmine flowers to show appreciation for their mother’s kindness, affection and love. But capitalism means that as the demand for jasmine has risen sharply, prices for the flower are also surging. At the Jor Jae market today, in Pimai Sub-district, Nakhon Ratchasima, 61 year old…

  • Thailand News

    New flower species discovered in Thai wildlife sanctuary by researchers

    In the lush Hala Bala Wildlife Sanctuary, situated in the Betong district of Yala province, researchers have made a remarkable discovery, two new species of flowers, belonging to the Annonaceae family – which hosts the well-known custard apple – have been identified by a team from Prince of Songkla University (PSU). The finding was announced this week by Charan Leeratiwong,…

  • Lifestyle

    Pink trumpet trees decorate park in middle of Bangkok

    Nature enthusiasts and keen photographers, rejoice! Wachirabenchathat Park, also known as Suan Rot Fai, in the Chatuchak district of Bangkok, is currently decorated with gorgeous Tabebuia rosea or pink trumpet trees in full bloom, Sanook reported. For those who have been waiting for the park to transform from its usual green appearance to a picturesque pink, the wait is finally…

  • Thailand News

    Rare trees bloom with beautiful flowers on Thai-Lao border

    Rare trees are blooming with beautiful flowers at a national park on northern Thailand’s border with Laos. The Doi Phukha National Park in Nan province is currently a sight to behold as the rare Chompoo Phu Kha trees have burst into bloom. The trees display white-pink flowers that grow in long bunches once a year from the end of February…

  • Northern Thailand News

    Himalayan cherry trees bring splash of colour to northeast Thai province

    Himalayan cherry trees are bringing a splash of colour to Thailand’s northeast province of Loei. Over 100,000 of the trees are now brimming with blossoms, known locally as ‘tiger queens’ or ‘nang phaya sua kroang.’ A swarm of tourists is now visiting Phu Hin Rong Kla National Park to delight at the pink and red blossoms. The trees are spread…

  • Northern Thailand News

    Pink lilies pull hundreds of thousands of tourists to northeast Thailand lake

    Flowers are still springing up across Thailand, drawing tourists to admire them. The latest flower hotspot in Thailand to have tourists come flocking is Nong Han Kumphawapi, known as Thailand’s ‘Pink Water Lilies Lake.’ The lake is located in the northeast province of Udon Thani. The chairman of the lake’s tourism boat enterprise, Paisit Sukrome, told Thai media the lilies…

  • Tourism News

    Field of cosmos flowers open to tourists to central Thailand province

    Flower lovers have yet another attraction to see in Thailand, as flowers continue to bloom during the winter season. A field of cosmos flowers is open to tourists in the main city district of Lop Buri province in central Thailand. A Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) director’s office in the province brought a group of people to admire the purple,…

  • Lifestyle

    Stop and smell the tulips at Floral Fair 2022 in Bangkok

    Thailand’s winter season is highlighting the kingdom’s many beautiful, fragrant flowers, including in Bangkok. The fragrant Floral Fair 2022 wafts into the capital tomorrow and will last until December 10. The festival will be held at the Suan Luang Rama IX park. The Floral Fair will feature 600,000 plants. The theme will be “continuing works of art in a brilliant…

  • Tourism News

    Lush lotus flowers in Northern Thai province draw tourists

    Lush pink lotus flowers in one northern Thai province are drawing tourists to the area. Bueng Boraphet, a lake and swamp in Nakhon Sawan province, currently has lotuses covering an area of over 100 rai. A staffer at the Bueng Boraphet Wildlife Sanctuary Office said the lotuses have been blooming since early this month. The staffer said the lotuses are…

  • Tourism News

    Thai province to welcome scenic golden flowers

    Thailand officially entered its winter season on Saturday, and one northern province expects to be covered in scenic golden flowers soon. The “Mexican sunflowers” in Mae Hong Son province’s Khun Yuam district have been known to create stunning scenic views. The golden flowers, known in Thai as Dok Bua Tong, are believed to have been brought to Thailand by Christian…

  • Northern Thailand News

    Government officials wear black today, Korat residents grieve

    Thailand’s cabinet ministers and officials at Government House will be wearing black clothing today as the Kingdom wakes to the first full work day since the Korat massacre – a mass shooting that has left at least 30 people dead, including the gunman. Government officials will officially mourn the innocent people killed in the north-eastern province of Nakhon Ratchasima and…

  • South Thailand News

    Outpouring of public support for Thai judge who shot himself in Yala court

    “Return verdict to the judge, return justice to the people.” People have been placing fresh flowers in front of the Yala Provincial Court to show their support for Khanakorn Pianchana, the local judge who tried to kill himself last Friday in the court room after reading a verdict. Among the flowers message, a message reading “Return verdict to the judge,…