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    Thailand Pass Mishaps, Tourists To Thailand & Lacking General Knowledge | Thaiger Bites

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

  • Thailand

    Frequently asked questions about teaching in Thailand

    Many travellers who wish to teach in Thailand definitely have questions about the whole process. From visas to degrees, to being a native English speaker, we have the most pertinent information for you below on working as an educator in Thailand. The most frequently asked questions are listed, along with answers to help guide you in your job search. 1.…

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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…

  • Coronavirus (Covid-19)

    A year of COVID – from Wuhan to World Pandemic | VIDEO

    12 months ago the news of a mysterious respiratory illness started to emerge from hospitals in the central Chinese province of Hubei. Chinese health authorities said they were investigating a small cluster of pneumonia-like cases with an unknown cause linked to a seafood market in Wuhan. Those early days have given rise to any number of conspiracy theories that the…

  • Tourism

    What has the pandemic taught hotels about luxury. Is ‘less’ more?

    by Anthony Lark “Let’s say goodbye to all that stale pretence and manufactured pomp” Until the collective nightmare that was 2020, many of the so-called high-end hotels had a reputation for trying to convince guests to pay for often dingy guestrooms lacking any real views inside an otherwise ornate structure with a storied, celebrated past, where the first impression was…

  • Coronavirus (Covid-19)

    Complete Thailand Travel Guide (October 2020)

    Latest update – October 21. If you are overseas and wish to come to Thailand your FIRST port of call must be the Royal Thai Embassy in your country before you make any bookings. Thailand Longstay is also a valuable resource of information at this time. First ‘tourists’ arrive in Thailand under the Special Tourist Visa In 2019, almost 40 million tourists…

  • Politics

    Thanathorn demands answers over budget increase for Royal office

    Progessive movement leader and former head of the now-defunct Future Forward Party Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit has been banned from politics for 10 years… but he’s still making his voice heard in the halls of power. In his capacity as an advisor to the House committee examining the budget bill, he questioned the justification for the increase in the budget for the…

  • Bangkok

    Harry Potter-themed protest openly questions monarchy’s role

    Thai protesters strayed into more sensitive territory Monday night as they added the prickly, and largely taboo, topic of the Thai monarchy to the list of issues to include in their demonstrations. At a Harry Potter-themed rally, dubbed “Harry Potter versus You-Know-Who or He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named”, anti-government demonstrators at Bangkok’s Democracy Monument demanded changes to Thailand’s revered monarchy and called for curbs…

  • Coronavirus (Covid-19)

    Covid-19 coronavirus questions and answers

    Everything you wanted to know which we answer to the best of our current knowledge…. 1. How does the virus/infection spread? Mostly spread through contact with an infected person through coughing, sneezing, nasal secretion and saliva. It is understood that the virus can be airborne for at least a short time. So just being in the same vicinity as an…

  • Video

    What’s your first response when you hear the word ‘Thailand’? – VIDEO

    So what do you think of first when you hear the word ‘Thailand’? Beaches? Markets? Food? A location? Bibi headed out onto the street to pose the question to foreigners and Thais. Turn on the CC (Closed Captions) button at the bottom for translations (most of it’s in English). What would your answer be? Over to you Bibi… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ljYxdsJHavw&fbclid=IwAR1e1JFko6HZ6HnKTPmCPgMu_QDzN4vpBlrv1jLLSKOfa79FgPXEGsmJVT4

  • Chiang Mai

    Chinese netizens want to know what caused panda Chuang Chuang’s death

    PHOTO: Mourners leave flowers outside the panda enclosure where Chuang Cuang died this week The “suspicious circumstances” of Chuang Chuang’s demise drew more than 260 million views on social media platform Weibo.” Chinese experts have now arrived in Chiang Mai to investigate the death of a beloved giant panda Chuang Chuang, who died at the Chiang Mai Zoo earlier this week at…

  • Expats

    Thai Joint Foreign Chambers of Commerce call for overhaul of TM30 laws

    PHOTO: Stanley Kang, chairman of the Joint Foreign Chambers of Commerce in Thailand, spoke to the Bangkok Post about their concerns over the TM30 debacle Speaking to the Bangkok Post, chairman of the Joint Foreign Chambers of Commerce Stanley Kang, says the government needs to review the enforcement of the draconian TM30 (and TM28) immigration reporting regulations The TM30, and…