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  • Business News

    DES Ministry snags Starlink sets in cosmic online crime crackdown

    Digital Economy and Society (DES) Ministry officials confiscated 58 sets of Starlink satellite equipment allegedly intended for use by fraudsters to send and receive high-speed Internet signals via satellite, as part of a broader campaign to combat online crime. DES Minister Prasert Jantararuangthong highlighted that efforts to curb online crimes, such as removing unauthorised cell signal towers and cross-border cables, have…

  • Thailand News

    Outrage as Chinese tourists let child urinate near sacred Thai site

    A photograph of two Chinese tourists allowing their child to urinate on a path near Chakri Maha Prasat Throne Hall in Bangkok has ignited a heated online debate. The Chakri Maha Prasat Throne Hall, nestled within the Royal Grand Palace in Bangkok, is a symbol of national pride and a key venue for state ceremonies. Formerly a royal residence, it…

  • Search Engine Marketing (SEM)

    Top 5 secrets for online sales success

    In the expansive digital landscape, effective product marketing necessitates both artistic flair and scientific precision. As a business proprietor, you may be seeking the keys to mastering such an endeavour. Regardless of whether your products are digital or physical, adopting certain strategic approaches can significantly enhance your business success. A multitude of tactics, ranging from email marketing to search engine…

  • Thailand News

    Mysterious red stain in dorm room sparks viral humour online

    A man moving into a new dormitory room at 11pm yesterday discovered a mysterious red stain on the wall, prompting a flood of humorous comments from netizens. The incident was widely shared online after a Facebook user named Star Pattinum posted photos of the dormitory with the red stain on the wall, along with the following message: “Today, the dormitory…

  • Thailand News

    Vietnam’s tourism website triumphs over Thailand

    Vietnam’s national tourism promotion website, vietnam.travel, has emerged victorious, outshining Thailand’s counterpart and climbing above numerous regional competitors. According to March rankings by the prestigious website rating platform SimilarWeb, vietnam.travel seized the impressive spot of #132,676 globally, overtaking Thailand’s travel hub ranked at #136,108. The Philippines trails at #808,295 and Malaysia lags at #881,886 in its wake. The triumph doesn’t…

  • Digital Marketing

    Cookies are more important for websites than you think

    Navigating the digital landscape can be a minefield, especially when it comes to understanding the nuances of website cookies. You might have heard the term tossed around but are still left wondering, “Do I actually need cookies on my website?” Well, you’re not alone in this quest for clarity. The short answer is, it depends on what your website does…

  • Education

    The best methods for learning the Thai language

    If you are planning to stay in Thailand, then learning Thai may be a good idea as it can be handy and help you survive long-term. Different methods of learning Thai can offer different benefits, and it really depends on what method is convenient depending on your needs. Learning at a Thai language school Attending a Thai language school may…

  • Business News

    Over 1,000 digital platform operators register with Thailand’s ETDA

    Digital platform service (DPS) operators in Thailand are flocking to register with the Electronic Transactions Development Agency (ETDA) system, with over 1,000 already signed up. This comes in response to the DPS law implemented on August 21 last year, aimed at creating transparency and enhancing consumer protection in the digital space. The ETDA is set to issue its ETDA DPS…

  • Business News

    Thailand’s retail sector expects double-digit growth driven by private consumption and online retail

    Anticipating a robust year ahead, Thailand’s retail sector is poised for a double-digit expansion. The growth is primarily spurred by a surge in private consumption and the government’s stimulus measures, such as the Easy E-Receipt tax refund scheme and a boom in online retail. However, the rising cost of living is a cause for concern, as stated by the Economic…

  • Thailand News

    Probe into e-cigarette sales by officer’s wife sparks police ethics inquiry

    Cyber Crime Investigation Bureau (CCIB) police are investigating allegations that a police officer provided his wife with confiscated e-cigarettes to sell online for profit. This inquiry was initiated after a Facebook page disclosed information regarding the alleged incident. The Deputy Chief of the Technology Crime Suppression Division, Athasit Sudsanguan, revealed that the National Police Chief, Torsak Sukwimon, was aware of…

  • Thailand News

    Thai Revenue Department mandates online platforms to submit trader income data from 2023

    The Thai Revenue Department has mandated online platforms to submit income data of online traders into the system, starting from the accounting period of January 1 in the upcoming year. The conditions were announced on today. Kulaya Tantitemit, the Director-General of the Revenue Department, announced on December 27, about income tax concerning the regulation for electronic platforms to prepare special…

  • Business News

    Grab Thailand reveals omni commerce and outdoor integration as top 2023 trends

    In the Food and Grocery Trends Report 2023 recently revealed by Grab Thailand, it was highlighted that omni-commerce and the integration of digital platforms with outdoor activities are the preferred delivery methods. The report also listed som tum poo pla ra (papaya salad with crab and fermented fish) and coffee as the most sought-after menu items of the year, with…

  • World News

    Englishman’s late bloom: Loses v-card at 40, breaks social media with his virgin voyage

    A 40 year old Englishman’s unusual story recently went viral on social media after the popular web forum, Reddit, revealed that he lost his virginity just four months ago. The anonymous gentleman posted under the name GuaranteeThin4918, on December 1, and invited users to ask their questions. “I just lost my virginity at age 40, four months ago. It’s crazy,…

  • Business News

    Thailand ramps up fight against online IP infringements

    Commerce Minister Phumtham Wechayachai ordered the Intellectual Property Department to accelerate measures against online intellectual property (IP) infringements. The proliferation of such violations on digital platforms, he noted, not only damages IP owners, predominantly entrepreneurs but also tarnishes Thailand’s image. In response to this, small and medium-sized enterprises are being encouraged to boost their comprehension of IP rights. This includes…

  • China News

    Unexpected beauty shines as friends share sleeping woman’s photos online

    A captivating incident in Zhejiang, China, has proven the adage that sometimes your best friends can be the ones who make you look worse. A beautiful woman was caught off guard as she slept in the car, her friends seizing the opportunity to snap pictures of her unaware and share her unexpected beauty while sleeping online. The unsuspecting woman, deep…

  • Business News

    Popularity of online businesses in Thailand

    Thailand is rapidly emerging as a digital commerce powerhouse. The growth is fueled by the country’s welcoming approach to global professionals through specialized visa programs, enhancing its appeal as an online business hub. The iGaming sector is a significant contributor to this trend, set to expand by 26.71% by 2027. The growth registered in the iGaming sector is due to…

  • Business News

    Thailand’s DES minister vows to combat online scams

    Newly appointed Digital Economy and Society (DES) Minister, Prasert Chanthararuangthong, pledged to prioritise the suppression of online fraud and call centre scams. As part of the Pheu Thai Party‘s commitments, the DES ministry is also expected to cooperate with related agencies to roll out a digital wallet scheme by 2024, with an initial rollout anticipated for early next year. The…

  • Thailand News

    Online deception: Thai TikTok influencer’s disappointing date saga sparks debate

    A high-profile social media traveler recently shared her travel experience to China where she flew to meet a man only to find out his online profile did not match reality, sparking widespread critique. The woman, who goes by thaisuperstarinchina on TikTok, posted a series of three videos explaining her saga. Her exploration of this seemingly online deception reality attracted significant…

  • Thailand News

    Online romance scam netted 36 million baht, 1 arrest

    Law enforcement officials arrested an accomplice in a large-scale online romance scam that swindled more than 36 million baht from victims. A 26 year old man from Uthai Thani province had opened a bank account for someone else, allegedly unaware it would be used in fraudulent activities. In an operation led by Pol Lt Gen Warawut Watnakornbuncha, Investigation Bureau Chief,…

  • Business News

    Experienced consultant analyses dramatic shift in Thai online shopping trends

    In Thailand, online shopping appears to have become the desired norm, with a proportionate increase in consumer expectations, per a survey by advertising consultancy Wunderman Thompson. The data suggest that Thai patrons are willing to increase their online spending provided their experience includes faster delivery schedules among other factors, according to digital and customer relationship management director at Wunderman Thompson, Puvadon…

  • Education

    The best TEFL programmes in Thailand

    Have you ever thought about what it takes to be an English teacher to non-native English speakers? If so, the first thing you need to do is to take a TEFL class to get certified. The great thing about getting a TEFL certificate is that it can be used almost anywhere in the world. Steps of becoming a TEFL teacher…

  • Hot News

    Former Thai model arrested for scamming victims out of 100 million baht online

    Police arrested a former Thai model for creating an online investment scam that stole over 100 million baht from victims. According to the Bangkok Post, Wetika Jaija was arrested in the San Sai district of Chiang Mai at a residential address. The 30 year old Wetika was charged with obtaining loans amounting to public cheating, entering false computer system data into…

  • Hot News

    More than 1,500 arrested in Thailand last year for gambling, online fraud

    Thailand’s Ministry of Digital Economy and Society says more than 1,500 people were arrested in 2022 for online fraud and gambling. The Cybercrime Control Committee announced the statistics at its first meeting for the year. According to the Bangkok Post, 166 suspects were nabbed for their roles in eight call centre scams. Some 461 were reprimanded over illegal online gambling…

  • Thailand News

    Say goodbye to your PayPal account from March 7, services to relaunch in Thailand

    Got a PayPal account? Withdraw your remaining balance into your bank account. PayPal is relaunching its services in Thailand. Starting next month, customers in the country will not be able to use their PayPal wallets to shop online. They will also not be able to make a new account until further notice. Casual sellers and entrepreneurs of non-registered businesses will…

  • Thailand video news

    Work from home encouraged in Thailand & Electric motorbike taxi’s | GMT

    The government officials in Thailand are to start working from home starting this new years. The health ministry has also come out to stay that online learning in schools might also be a possibility. Thailand is looking into electric motorbikes as a future alternative for motorbike usage in the country and taxi’s. All this coming up on todays good morning…

  • Thailand News

    The future of digital nomads in Thailand

    As the Covid-19 pandemic has helped boost the demand for digital nomads, Thailand has yet to formalise a legal way for such workers to stay in the Kingdom. Although Thailand recently announced it is targetting highly paid digital workers to help aid in the country’s economic recovery, it leaves the rest of online workers in the dark. Citing the fact…

  • Thailand News

    Red Cross Fair being held online again this year due to Covid-19

    For the second year in a row, the national Red Cross Fair is being held online only due to concerns over the Covid-19 pandemic. The fair takes place every year all over Thailand as a fundraiser to support the Red Cross and their programs, especially those to help the poor and people in need. The Red Cross often steps in…

  • Thailand News

    Finding the best roasted coffee in Thailand with Coffee Culture

    Sponsored Due to all of the changes happening in our daily routines, as coffee lovers, it has become vital to make sure that we have a coffee maker at both our home and our office. Plus, a few packs of delicious fresh roasted coffee to enjoy. Thailand’s demand for shopping for roasted coffee beans and ground coffee online has never…

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    Top 6 Online Forums in Thailand

    Whether you live in Thailand or are coming to visit, online forums are a great tool to find advice or information on a particular topic. Further, they can help you stay informed on news, events and happenings while generating topical conversations. As most forums have their own community, they can also provide a range of opinions and perspectives on an…