hygiene

  • Thailand News

    Disturbing hygiene at Bangkok chicken rice restaurant exposed (video)

    A video showing the questionable hygiene practices of a famous chicken rice restaurant on Banthat Thong Road was shared by a customer. The video, which quickly went viral on social media, exposed the staff’s method of cleaning glasses and straws used by patrons by dipping them into a bucket of water before arranging them on a shelf for new customers…

  • Thailand News

    Thai barbecue restaurant’s prawn policy sparks online sensation

    A viral sensation has struck the online world as a Thai-style barbecue restaurant in Khon Kaen province, called Nay Tawng Moo Kata, posted a sign prohibiting customers from using the communal mortar to crush fresh prawns. The restaurant fears potential allergic reactions, instead advising clients to mix their own at their tables. Nay Tawng Moo Kata, a buffet-style barbecue restaurant, sparked…

  • Phuket News

    Phuket Veg Fest food frenzy turns rancid: Sacred shrines face hygiene havoc

    A shocking revelation unfolded as revered Phuket Veg Fest food shrines were found in breach of food hygiene standards. This news has undoubtedly rocked the faith of the local Thai community and tourists alike who flock to these places of worship and food consumption, particularly during festivals. The local authorities are yet to comment on the situation and the measures…

  • Thailand News

    Ratchaburi hotel nightmare: Undercooked food leaves child feeling sick

    A social media user has shared an infuriating hotel experience in Ratchaburi province, warning fellow travellers to carefully choose their hotels. The individual detailed their stay from October 21 to October 22 which was marred by multiple issues such as a pest infestation, faulty bathroom doors, an uncomfortable shower head, and most concerning of all, undercooked food served at breakfast,…

  • Thailand News

    Fishy mix-up: Thai woman finds ‘salmon surprise’ in her salad, sparks online sensation

    A woman was shocked to discover a four-legged creature, initially mistaken for fermented fish, in her ordered salmon salad. The incident shared on a Facebook group focused on consumers has since sparked widespread online concern. The woman purchased a salmon salad with a separate serving of fermented fish sauce. On pouring out the sauce, she found a creature that, at…

  • China News

    Hygiene concerns over ice cream scoops spark online debate

    The self-service ice cream scoop at buffet restaurants has recently become a subject of heated online discussion. A Chinese netizen declared in the Facebook group ●【爆怨公社】● that the water in which the ice cream scoop is kept at many hot pot restaurants is never replaced, leaving a residue of ice cream floating on top. This sparked a debate on whether…

  • Thailand News

    Consumer finds unidentifiable object in FDA-approved seaweed soup

    The end of a comforting seaweed soup meal turned into a shock when a consumer discovered an unidentifiable dark string mixed in with the seaweed. The incident, which occurred yesterday, sparked concern among members of the consumer group ‘We Are Consumers’ on social media. Amidst the worry, questions arose about the nature of the foreign object and whether the seaweed…

  • World News

    Lobster burger allergy sparks caution among seafood enthusiasts

    A young man had a severe allergic reaction after eating a lobster burger from a well-known fast-food chain. He reported his experience on Facebook, stating he had never had seafood allergies before. This lobster burger allergy occurred shortly after the launch of the Lobster Burger, priced at 385 Taiwan dollars (427 baht). This limited edition burger was only available in…

  • Thailand News

    Fruit jelly jolt: Wormy surprise in popular brand’s treat leaves customer queasy

    A shocking discovery of worms nestled in a popular brand’s fruit jelly has left a female customer feeling nauseated. The incident, shared by the woman on the We Are Consumers Facebook group, occurred shortly after purchasing the product from a convenience store. The woman posted, accompanied by pictures, describing her unsettling ordeal. “Was eating and found a worm, almost vomited.…

  • Tourism News

    Hotel workers: guests should pour boiling water into toilet for hygiene

    An experienced hotel worker has urged travellers to boil water and pour it into the toilet bowl immediately after checking into their accommodation. This hotel hygiene advice, shared on a foreign website, is aimed at increasing guest comfort and addressing potential hygiene concerns. The worker highlights that the bathroom is a significant hotspot for bacteria and it’s impossible to know…

  • World News

    Former hotel manager’s chilling advice: Don’t forget your toothbrush

    A former hotel manager sent a chilling warning to travellers, suggesting they should never leave their toothbrushes out of sight in the bathroom during their hotel stay. The cautionary hotel hygiene advice has elicited mixed reactions amongst social media users. Many admitted that this possibility isn’t something they had considered. An overseas website reported that Mellie, a former hotel manager…

  • Bangkok News

    Fish hook, line, and dinner: Woman’s mealtime surprise raises food safety concerns

    A 31 year old woman was shocked to find a fishing hook and line embedded in her meal. The woman, named June, raised concerns about food safety and quality after her unpleasant experience with food ordered from a restaurant in Pak Kret district, Nonthaburi. June yesterday reported that on July 27, she and a friend ordered food through a delivery…

  • World News

    Food safety fears triggered in China’s Shaanxi region as rat found in noodle bowl

    A mystifying episode at a restaurant in the Shaanxi region of China sparked concerns over food safety. A customer shockingly discovered an entire rat carcass nestled in their bowl of noodles, leading to the temporary closure of the establishment for reassessment. Formally reported on August 3, the customer had ordered a large bowl of noodles at a local Shaanxi restaurant, only…

  • World News

    Vietnam food delivery sparks heated online debate on food safety

    In an incident that sparked significant debate around food safety and hygiene, a man from Vietnam recently received an unpleasant surprise in his food delivery order. After enjoying his completed dish, he was alarmed to discover a substantial insect lurking within what was left of his meal. This revelation swiftly captured the imagination of netizens, sparking a torrent of reactions,…

  • Chiang Mai News

    Online exposé reveals shocking hygiene standards at Thai dental clinic with ‘recycled’ braces

    An online exposé has been circulating recently highlighting the shocking condition of a dental clinic’s tools and equipment, raising concerns about health and safety standards. Quick replacement of used equipment, hiding the act from the owner, was a technique employed by some employees to service clients. กรรไกรผ่าตัด เก็บรวมไว้กับเครื่องมืออื่นๆ และไม่ล้างฆ่าเชื้อใดๆ ส่วนแบล็คเก็ทถอดออกจากคนไข้จัดฟันที่จัดเสร็จ จากนั้นนำมาล้างแล้วเก็บใช้กับคนอื่นต่อไป(ทั้งที่มีคราบติดอยู่)#เชียงใหม่ #คลินิกทำฟัน #หมอฟัน #จัดฟันเชียงใหม่ #สกปรก #สวมีไว้ทําไม #ปิดสวิตช์สว #ม็อบ16กรกฎา66 #เมียน้อยสว pic.twitter.com/XMFXCC0ODM…

  • World News

    Bum Gun vs Toilet Paper, which is better for your butt?

    Life’s important questions… Is there a God, Honda vs Toyota, bum-guns (aka. arse-blasters) vs toilet paper. It’s a cultural shock either way. If you’re an Asian travelling to the west you may be left pondering what happened to the water gun, usually found casually hanging on the wall next to the toilet. Or if you’re a westerner heading to Asia,…

  • Thailand News

    Siam Piwat brings home 7 awards at The Best of SHA Awards 2021

    Press Release Siam Piwat’s properties and world-class convention centres received the plaque of honour and won first place at The Best of SHA Awards 2021, an award given to the best establishments that strictly comply with SHA standards Siam Paragon received the plaque of honour and won first place at The Best of SHA Awards 2021 in the department store…

  • Covid-19 News

    New report confirms what many have thought: Covid probably spreads through air

    So does this study confirm what the general public and researchers have been thinking since the pandemic started… that Covid-19 spreads through the air? The new Australian report suggests that ventilation systems can spread the virus through the air. Lidia Morawska, a professor at Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia, led a team of 39 scientists from 14 countries to…

  • Covid-19 News

    Is it time for Thailand to restart its tourist industry? – SURVEY

    It’s been 10 months since the first murmurings of a novel coronavirus emerged in China. Since then there’s been an unprecedented effort to control or contain the disease by governments around the world – some more successful in their efforts than others. Covid-19 has also had more words written about it, more conspiracy theories and more debate than any other…

  • Economy News

    TAT launches “White Vest” tourism campaign

    The Tourism Authority of Thailand this week launched its “White Vest” tourism campaign this week, based on intensive training to promote safety, hygiene and world class customer service at tourist spots throughout the country. Those who pass the campaign will be awarded a white vest and a certified ID badge that they can wear to signify to all tourists, both…

  • Covid-19 News

    Doctors say Covid-19 first wave may be over, but warn against complacency

    A spokesman for the Department of Disease Control says the “first wave” of the Covid-19 outbreak in Thailand is over after the country seeing no cases of community transmissions for 44 straight days. Dr Anupong Sujariyakul warned, however, that the kingdom must be prepared for the possibility of a second wave, as the contagion is still spreading in many parts…

  • Covid-19 News

    The transformation of Thai hotels under the ‘new normal’ – CBRE

    The full impact from Covid-19 could be prolonged, even after the actual virus is finally brought under control. CBRE, an international property consultant, expects Thailand’s hotel industry will undergo inevitable changes as part of the ‘new normal’. A new report says there will be an added emphasis on hygiene, a redefined restaurant concept, new partnerships and design alterations in line…

  • Covid-19 News

    Are businesses applying the Thai government hygiene standards?

    According to the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA), small, local restaurants are the biggest offenders when it comes to ignoring government hygiene measures to control the reduce any return of the virus. The surveys were done to provide the government with CCSA spokesperson Dr Taweesin Visanuyothin says that 9,383 businesses from all sectors nationwide had been checked by public…

  • Covid-19 News

    Grab Food launches ‘contactless delivery’

    Today, GrabFood has introduced the “contactless delivery” to ensure the hygiene and health of customers during the Covid-19 crisis. Tarin Thaniyavarn of Grab Thailand says, “Grab has been closely monitoring the Covid-19 situation and is prepared to execute any necessary measures to promote safety standards for everyone involved.” GrabFood and its restaurant providers have also reevaluated safety guidelines… Drivers will…

  • World NewsToilet paper vs bum gun – which one is better? | Thaiger

    Toilet paper vs bum gun – which one is better?

    Put down your knife and fork. We’re going to talk about bumguns, arse-blasters and Number 2s. Let’s take a moment and travel to a western country and sit on the toilet. We do whatever we need to do and then… where’s the water gun? Instead you’re confronted with a roll of toilet paper, patterned or otherwise (why?!) Asian people have been…

  • World News

    Doctors advise good hygiene as the best protection against coronavirus

    “China’s healthcare system and disease outbreak control capabilities have improved dramatically since 2003 and I believe they will contain the outbreak.” As the coronavirus outbreak in Hubei, central China evolves, and as it continues to spread outside China’s borders, health practitioners and medical authorities are advising people to protect themselves by maintaining simple, practical hygiene practices such as washing your…

  • Covid-19 News

    Immigration checkpoints enhance hygiene measures nationwide

    Health screening measures are being boosted today at immigration checkpoints nationwide to prevent the spread of the Wuhan Coronavirus into Thailand. Since cases were confirmed in Malaysia and Singapore, officials at the Betong border crossing in the southernmost province Yala are using handheld thermometers to screen suspected contaminanees. Meanwhile enhanced hygiene measures are being implemented at immigration checkpoints at all…