Halloween

  • Thailand

    Thai teen draws backlash for dressing as American serial killer for Halloween

    A Thai teen has drawn backlash from netizens after he dressed as an American serial killer for Halloween. The Thai teen dressed as Jeffrey Damer, who murdered and dismembered 17 men and boys between 1978 and 1991. Screenshots circled around social media of the teen wearing a white T-shirt with fake blood, with a paper taped to the front of…

  • South Korea

    Halloween stampede: 22 foreign deaths, events cancelled

    In the wake of the harrowing Halloween stampede in Korea’s capital city of Seoul, the death toll has risen with some sources claiming 153 fatalities. Officials in Korea and abroad are deciding whether to pull the plug on Halloween events tonight. Global leaders are offering condolences as international citizens’ deaths are confirmed, including that of a Thai student. KHAOSAN A…

  • South Korea

    One Thai national confirmed among those dead in Halloween stampede

    Less than one hour ago, the Royal Thai Embassy in Seoul posted a notification on Facebook confirming that one Thai person died during the Halloween stampede in Seoul Korea last night. The Thaiger’s full coverage of the tragedy can be seen here. The Thai Embassy reported that they are in the process of coordinating with the authorities in South Korea.…

  • South Korea

    Halloween stampede in Seoul leaves 149 dead, dozens injured

    Pandemonium struck a Halloween event in Korea’s capital city of Seoul with at least 149 people killed in a stampede. Dozens more were injured in the Itaewon district as reports estimate as many as 100,000 people came out last night for a giant Halloween celebration. Crowds quickly overfilled the narrow alleyways that snake through the district and the congestion began…

  • Guides

    Halloween in Thailand: what to know and where to go (2022)

    The spookiest day of the year is quickly approaching! But will there be any celebrations? Will kids go trick-or-treating? Should you get your scariest costume ready? Do Thais celebrate Halloween at all?! Halloween Thailand 2022. Halloween is a big thing in most Western countries. It’s the day when kids, teens, and adults dress up in costumes, carve out pumpkins, and…

  • Lifestyle

    The dark and twisted history of Thailand’s “haunted” brothel in Kanchanaburi

    Halloween is coming up, and you may be wondering what sort of spooky places exist in Thailand. One notorious spot is an abandoned house of disrepute, called ‘Brothel 35’, in Kanchanaburi province. The brothel was open from the mid-1960s until it closed in 1986. It has been nicknamed the ‘Prostitute Cemetary.’ The brothel is believed to be haunted due to…

  • Thailand

    Foot Traffic Only after Patong Hill Landslides | GMT

    Botched drug raid: owner claims deal with the police, guests bum rush police, Kathu illegal excavation investigated as a possible factor in a landslide, Patong Hill opened to foot traffic only after landslides, Halloween returns to Khao san road, Thailand reports its 12th monkeypox case, and Govt set up a complaints hotline about pricey veggies.- all are coming up today.

  • Events

    Chiang Mai hosts Thai style Halloween to make merit for ghosts

    Thai people in the Mae Jo Town Municipality of the San Sai district in Chiang Mai province joined the northern Thai-style Halloween event and parade on Saturday to make merit for ghosts and souls from hell. People in the northern part of Thailand believe that ghosts and souls rise from hell to visit their relatives and ask for merits on…

  • World

    Stabbing spree on Tokyo train Halloween night injures 17

    A man dressed in what appears to be a costume of Joker from the Batman comics and movies allegedly went on a stabbing spree on a Tokyo train Halloween night, injuring 17 people. The train had to make an emergency stop and riders escaped the train through the windows. The alleged attacker, 24 year old Kyota Hattori, was arrested and…

  • World

    Texas lawyer dressed as Halloween’s Michael Myers to spread hurricane cheer

    As southeast Asia was recently battered by a super typhoon and a massive tropical storm, this story may serve as a reminder of exactly what not to do in order to weather a storm. A lawyer in Galveston, Texas thought he’d bring some cheer to the doom and gloom of Hurricane Nicholas barreling down on the coastal town by dressing…

  • Thailand

    Thailand News Today | STV arrivals, Released then re-arrested, Petition to oust PM | October 21

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  • Bangkok

    Khao San Road evolving, all ages daytime event planned for Halloween

    Bangkok’s iconic Khao San Road now looks very different as Thailand emerges from the local coronavirus outbreak. Not only are the backpackers gone from the “backpacker mecca,” but the road in Bangkok’s Banglamphu neighbourhood has gone through a make-over. Now, Bangkok officials plan to hold events for “all ages” during the daytime during Halloween. Chaos can still be expected at…

  • Bangkok

    Khao San Road to reopen for Halloween

    The party is coming back to Khao San Road this Halloween. The once booming backpacker district went through a renovation during the lockdown period and now the Bangkok governor says they’re ready to reopen the street. Khao San Road has long been a district frequented by foreign backpackers. It’s known for it’s grungy and lively bar scene as well as…

  • Việt Nam

    Tại sao cứ phải hóa trang trong lễ hội Halloween?

    PHOTO: Petrotimes.vn “Halloween” có xuất xứ từ Thiên Chúa Giáo. Đây là chữ viết tắt của cụm từ “All Hallows’ Evening” (có nghĩa là buổi tối của Lễ Chư Thánh). Buổi lễ này diễn ra vào ngày cuối cùng của tháng 10 để cầu nguyện cho các linh hồn. Lễ hội Halloween càng ngày càng được phổ biến ở Việt…

  • Việt Nam

    Tham dự lễ hội Halloween: Hơn chục người thương vong vì xả súng đẫm máu tại Mỹ

    PHOTO: Los Angeles Times Một vụ xả súng đẫm máu tại khu vực Long Beach thuộc tiểu bang California khiến nhiều người chết và bị thương. Đây là tin được truyền thông Mỹ đưa tin. Los Angeles Times dẫn nguồn tin từ Sở Cứu hỏa Long Beach cho biết ít nhất đã có 3 người thiệt mạng và 9 người…