ghosts

  • Lifestyle

    Ghosts in Thailand: some eerie sites to explore

    Thailand is known for its beautiful beaches, delicious food, and rich culture, but it also has a dark side. Thai culture has long believed in ghosts, some good, some bad. A large percentage of people in modern life are still afraid of ghosts in Thailand and as such, the country has some infamously haunted and eerie places. Here are a…

  • Cultural Activities

    Part two: the most haunted places in Bangkok

    Bangkok’s most haunted places include the capital’s main airport and a few off-the-grid spots that have locals in fear of visiting. From abandoned houses harbouring spirits to buildings built on top of graveyards, the city’s paranormal scene is all but bolstered by Thailand’s cultural beliefs in ghosts. Don’t forget to check out the most haunted places in Bangkok part one!…

  • Hot News

    Part one: the most haunted places in Bangkok

    Touring Bangkok and looking for a paranormal scare? Here, we have the capital of Thailand’s most haunted places if you dare to take a walk on the supernatural side. As Thailand’s culture is full of ghost tales, it may not be surprising to find that many places are reportedly haunted. For this, it may be best to be on the…

  • Election

    Malaysian celeb Diva AA drops out of election on dead mother’s advice

    And you thought Thai politics and elections were crazy! A celebrity candidate, Diva AA, running for Malaysian parliament has pulled out of the race against his brother because his mother told him to. His dead mother. Malaysia is holding its 15th general election this year, commonly referred to as GE15. Voting will take place on November 15 across the country. A…

  • Travel

    What you need to know about Thai spirit homes

    When travelling around Thailand, it’s impossible not to notice the spirit houses. Sort of like mini Thai temples. They can be found everywhere at every company, hotel, shopping mall, and even some people’s homes. It’s been part of Thai culture for centuries. You often see them with either food and drinks, or flowers and fruits made as offerings to the ‘spirits’.…

  • Thailand

    Thai netizens laugh at foreign woman who mistook spirit house for a table

    In a video circulating on social media, a foreign woman surrounded by Strawberry Fanta is spotted sitting on a stool and using a spirit house as a table, blissfully unaware of the Thais around her paying their respects to the spirits. The act could be considered very disrespectful to Thai culture, but Thai netizens seem to be entertained, rather than…

  • Chon Buri

    Chon Buri residents believe woman behaving bizarrely ‘possessed’

    Chon Buri residents believe a woman is “possessed” after she jumped out of her car near a gas station in Mueang district, and started acted strangely. The 31 year old woman reportedly started acting with a number of bizarre behaviours, according to police from Chon Buri Police Station. These behaviours included rubbing her body with a Chinese talisman, and chanting…

  • Thailand

    Chon buri man says he followed crow into forest, found dead body hanging from tree

    In a truly ghost movie-like fashion, a man in Bang Lamung, a district of Chon Buri province, says he followed a crow into a forest and found a dead body hanging from a tree there. The man, Somkrit, told The Pattaya News he wanted to cut trees nearby, when he saw the crow flying into the forest and heard it…

  • Thailand

    Cemetery displays movies for the dead to celebrate Chinese New Year

    A cemetery in the northern province of Phichit displayed movies, traditional performances, and fireworks to honour the dead on Chinese New Year last night. The performances and fireworks began at 5pm, honouring the cemetery’s local guardian spirits. The cemetery’s foundation then screened three movies, which honoured the deceased in its 330 graves. The movies were Thai and Chinese classics. The…

  • Thailand

    Movie theatre set up at Prachinburi graveyard to entertain the dead

    An outdoor movie theatre was set up at a graveyard in the central province Prachinburi, but the films weren’t playing for the living. The movies were intended to entertain the spirits. The owner of a local movie theatre wanted to make an offering to his ancestors and others buried at the cemetery. Apparently, this is the fourth time the theatre…

  • Chon Buri

    Banquet for ghosts held in Chon Buri cemetery – some food left over

    To fulfill a woman’s dying wish, townspeople in the Panthong district of Chon Buri hosted an elaborate banquet for ghosts in a local cemetery this week. The 36-table extravaganza was set up 43 year old Tanawan Choti. His mother had asked him to give a free banquet for all the ghosts of her friends and family that had died before…

  • Coronavirus (Covid-19)

    300 more “little ghosts” returning from South Korea

    Health officials announced today that 300 more Thai citizens, dubbed “phee noi” or “little ghosts” in Thai, will be repatriated from South Korea over the next two days. 135 immigration detainees, accompanied by South Korean health officials, will depart tomorrow on a Jeju Air chartered flight from South Korea at 5pm Thai time. The flight will arrive at BKK at…