• Crime News

    Vendors in eastern Thailand deny monitor lizard meat sold at market

    Vendors at a market in Thailand’s eastern Trat province deny that monitor lizard meat is being sold there. This news comes after two suspects arrested in the central Suphan Buri province claimed that the reptile meat was sold to markets in Trat along the Thai-Cambodian border. Reporters from ThaiRath visited the Bo Phloi municipal fresh market in Trat’s Bo Rai district…

  • Crime News

    Officials seize 25 tonnes of illegal meat from Chon Buri factory

    About 25 tonnes of meat, worth about five million baht, intended for barbecues may now end up being cooked in a burn pit instead. Chon Buri authorities raided an illegal meat processing plant yesterday and impounded 25 tonnes of cow and pig offal along with other meats. The factory was in the Si Racha district of the eastern province. The…

  • Video

    The Best Place for the Finest Foods | Tops Fine Foods Sukhumvit 49

    If you are someone who lives to eat and enjoys the finer things in life, then TOPS Fine Food is exactly the place for you to go and stock up your fridge. It can be difficult sometimes to find one place that has it all. With more than 8,000 items across various products, such as cheese, cold cuts, meat, seafood,…

  • Events

    Meatfest will host meat cooking and eating contests in Pattaya

    Perhaps in response to the Phuket Vegetarian Festival getting underway this week, Pattaya has announced a different type of festival: Meatfest. The barbeque event is scheduled to take place on October 29 and 30. It is being billed as the first BBQ and music festival in Thailand. Jaybees Bar in Jomtien, in the Bang Lamung district of Chon Buri province,…

  • Thailand News

    Why plant-based foods are the superior diet ft. Root the Future | Thaiger Podcast Ep.3

    Joanna and Max, Founders of Root the future, Thailand’s largest plant-based and sustainable community. They’re on a mission to raise awareness about sustainability and plant-based foods through various community-building activities and charity runs, Shining light on environmental issues and providing a platform for many sustainable living establishments to make an impact in Thailand.

  • Thailand News

    Thai authorities crack down on pork hoarders in the midst of pork shortage crisis

    In the midst of Thailand’s pork shortage crisis, suspected of being driven by an outbreak of the African Swine Fever, Thai livestock authorities discovered over 200 tonnes of unverified pork in a refrigerated warehouse in Chana, a district of southern province Songkhla, yesterday. The authorities believe the pork has been stored there since November. They are now inspecting the warehouse…

  • Thailand News

    Pork price crisis ups demand for poultry, chicken added to price control list

    Thailand’s pork price crisis is causing an increased demand for chicken, leading poultry and egg prices to surge. The Ministry of Commerce has now added chickens and chicken meat to their price control list. The ministry now mandates that chicken raisers with over 100,000 chickens, and slaughterhouses with the capacity for over 4,000 chickens a day, disclose their quantity, stocks,…

  • Economy News

    Thailand’s Commerce Ministry sets up war rooms to combat high prices

    In an effort to take legal steps against merchants selling products at unfairly high prices, the Permanent Secretary of Thailand’s Ministry of Commerce Boonyarit Kalayanamit says he will chair war rooms to combat high prices. The secretary stated this yesterday in an urgent meeting with Commerce Minister Jurin Laksanawisit. The director-general of the Internal Trade Department under the Commerce Ministry,…

  • Video

    The “Dislike: button, Serving alcohol, Thai longtail boats | Thaiger Bites | Ep.75

    Jay and Tim go through your video messages, comments and feedback from Youtube, Facebook, Instagram and Thaiger Talk forum on the website.

  • Coronavirus (Covid-19)

    Thailand disease expert says salmon cannot be infected with Covid-19

    Fish lovers can relax, says the deputy director-general of Thailand’s Disease Control Department. “It is not possible for salmon to be contaminated with Covid-19.: Dr. Thanarak Palipat’s reassurance comes amid reports that chopping boards used for imported salmon at a market in China could carry the virus. Beijing’s Xinfadi Market is at the centre of a new Covid-19 outbreak, with…