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  • Thailand News

    Only 57% of Thais to holiday at home this quarter

    A recent survey reveals a dramatic decline in domestic travel plans among Thais, with only 57% intending to holiday within the country in the third quarter of this year. This is a significant drop from 64% in the second quarter and a steep decline from 74% in the first quarter. The Tourism Council of Thailand (TCT) surveyed 450 Thai nationals,…

  • Thailand News

    Survey reveals pollution as Thai citizens’ biggest worry

    A survey by Marketbuzzz reveals that Thais have declared environmental issues such as pollution as their top public concern for 2024, with 30% of respondents prioritising it, closely followed by rising prices at 28%. This annual survey, running since 2019, highlights the growing unease about environmental issues among Thais, who also rank other concerns like corruption, healthcare, traffic congestion, crime,…

  • Thailand News

    70% of Thais clueless about upcoming senatorial elections

    A new poll revealed that nearly a quarter of Thais are unaware of the upcoming senatorial elections, while a whopping 70% do not understand how the new election system works. This startling revelation comes as the nation prepares for elections from June 9 to 26, where thousands of candidates will vote among themselves to elect 200 senators. The poll, conducted…

  • Cannabis News

    Thais support reclassifying marijuana as illegal, NIDA poll

    A recent survey by the National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA) poll reveals that a majority of Thais endorse plans to reclassify marijuana as an illegal drug, although opinions on its benefits remain divided. The NIDA conducted the poll from May 14 to May 15, engaging 1,310 individuals aged 15 and over across various educational backgrounds and occupations. Participants were…

  • Thailand News

    Page turners: Survey reveals shift in Thai reading habits

    A recent survey by the Publishers and Booksellers Association of Thailand (PUBAT) and Chulalongkorn University revealed that Thai people spend nearly two hours per day reading, contradicting the long-held belief that Thais read less than eight lines of text a year. Despite widespread belief, there is no solid evidence to support the notion that Thai residents rarely read books and even…

  • Thailand News

    Survey reveals Thailand tourists spending habits and preferences

    Teerasil Tapen, the deputy governor for digital R&D at the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), unveiled startling statistics from an agency survey of 30,054 tourists last year. The findings revealed a surge in individual travellers’ spending, with an average expenditure of 50,900 baht per trip, marking an increase from pre-pandemic figures, said Teerasil. “Accommodation expenses surged to 23,518 baht per…

  • Thailand News

    Thailand escapes ‘not free’ label despite election chaos

    Thailand’s surge from the shackles of “not free” to “partly free” status in the annual Freedom House survey has sent ripples across the globe. Despite a rocky electoral journey that left many questioning the integrity of the democratic process, the Land of Smiles defies the odds, prompting scrutiny and speculation. Freedom House, a Washington DC-based non-profit organisation championing democracy and…

  • Thailand News

    Survey reveals half of Thai workers unprepared for retirement

    In a startling revelation, a recent survey conducted by the Faculty of Commerce and Accountancy at Chulalongkorn University has unveiled a concerning truth – a staggering 50% of working-age Thais are not financially equipped for retirement. The implications are dire, as experts warn of the impending challenges faced by the nation’s ageing population. The survey, involving 2,400 participants nationwide, disclosed…

  • Business News

    Thai executives warn against fiscal burden increase: SET survey

    The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) has published a survey in which top executives from Thai listed firms have urged the government to avoid amplifying the nation’s fiscal burden and distorting markets. The executives also proposed more involvement from the private sector in policymaking. The survey, titled Economic Outlook 2023 to 2024, was the work of the SET’s research department…

  • Thailand News

    Survey reveals increasing homelessness in Thailand

    The Thai Health Promotion Foundation (ThaiHealth) and associated agencies took the stage on November 30, to bring to light the findings of an extensive survey conducted on the state of homelessness in Thailand. The details were presented at the 2024 Protection of Homeless People Expo. The survey, spearheaded by Phoranee Phuprasert, director of ThaiHealth’s Office of Vulnerable Group Support, discovered…

  • Thailand News

    Public concern over Thai student safety amid rising violence, reveals Dusit Poll

    A survey by Dusit Poll, Suan Dusit University, revealed the public’s concerns over the safety of Thai citizens, particularly vocational students, following a recent spate of violent confrontations. The survey conducted from November 21 to 24, involved 1,161 respondents. The majority, 88%, agreed that all involved parties need to seriously collaborate and implement decisive preventative measures. An overwhelming 85.5% attributed…

  • Business News

    Asia-Pacific executives struggle with regenerative business shift: Kearney report

    A recent survey by global consultancy Kearney reveals that nearly half of Asia-Pacific-based executives feel their current business transformations are not proving effective. The study, which included 800 C-suite leaders from around the world, shows that while businesses have evolved from focusing on resilience during the Covid-19 pandemic towards a regenerative approach, only 51% are successfully implementing this strategy. The…

  • Thailand News

    Thai citizens suspect state officials’ collusion with mafia-style figures, survey shows

    A significant proportion of Thai citizens suspect some state officials, including the police, of colluding with mafia-style influential figures, according to a recent survey conducted by the National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA). The survey, carried out from September 12 to 14, involved telephone interviews with 1,310 participants over the age of 18, representing a diverse range of educational backgrounds,…

  • Thailand News

    Endangered marine species in Thailand: Governer’s plea for protection

    A call to action for the protection of endangered marine species has been made by Surat Thani Governor Wichawut Jinto. The plea came in response to a recent marine survey, carried out over a nine-day period in the Gulf of Thailand, which revealed a worrying decline in the population of certain species. The endangered marine species survey, conducted by the…

  • Transport News

    Red Line train earns high satisfaction scores, increases operating hours

    The Red Line suburban train service conducted its second annual satisfaction survey this year to gauge the needs of its passengers. The results were used to improve the quality of their service. The National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA), an expert in survey and research, designed and conducted the survey across all 13 stations. Suthep Panpeng, the managing director of…

  • Thailand News

    MFP leader Pita Limjaroenrat hailed as politician of the year in E-Saan Poll

    The leader of the Move Forward Party (MFP) was hailed politician of the year according to an E-Saan Poll. The survey was compiled by the E-Saan Centre for Business and Economic Research (ECBER) of the Faculty of Management Science, Khon Kaen University, in the Isaan province of Khon Kaen. The annual “Rewards of E-Saan” poll aims to gauge the sentiments…

  • Business News

    Thai entrepreneurs urge government to prioritise reducing energy costs

    A recent survey by the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) has shown that the majority of entrepreneurs are urging the new government to fulfil its promise to lower electricity costs, as outlined in a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed by the Move Forward Party and seven other political parties. Of the 252 executives across 45 industries surveyed, 75.8% voted for…

  • Business News

    Asia-Pacific consumers to boost health and wellness spending post-pandemic

    A recent survey reveals that approximately 70% of consumers in the Asia-Pacific region are prepared to increase their expenditure on health and wellness products, as the pandemic has heightened health consciousness. The study called the Asia-Pacific Health Priority Survey, was carried out by US supplement distributor Herbalife and highlighted a particularly strong interest in health improvement in Southeast Asia, specifically…

  • Hot News

    Survey reveals tourists in Thailand worried most about taxi scams

    A recent survey in Thailand revealed that tourists are worried most about taxi scams when moving about in the country. The Tourism Council of Thailand (TCT) conducted a quarterly survey, which polled 200 Western tourists in Thailand during the last quarter of 2022. According to Bangkok Post, the survey saw respondents rank taxi service satisfaction as the lowest (3.5 out of…

  • Thailand News

    Thailand is the happiest of 7 regional APAC countries, survey says

    The people of Thailand are the happiest out of seven regional Asia-Pacific (APAC) countries, according to a survey of 85,000 adult respondents via the polling app Votee. Stats were collected from respondents in Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Taiwan, and the Philippines between October 2021 and December 2022. Respondents were routinely asked to score their happiness level out of…

  • Hot News

    Survey reveals most popular things to do for tourists in Thailand

    Thailand’s Tourism Authority says a recent survey has revealed the most popular things for tourists to do when visiting Thailand. The survey showed that an overwhelming majority of respondents said that eating Thai food was at the top of their lists, with almost 91% choosing it as their favourite thing to do. Although this doesn’t come as a surprise to…

  • World News

    Japan is the No.1 tourist destination among Thais

    A new study reveals that the top five tourist destinations among Thai tourists include Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Singapore, and the United Kingdom. The study by Visa surveyed 2,000 Thai people about their most desirable holiday destinations. The top three deciding factors when choosing where to go include travel expenses (65%), weather (49%), and desire to visit new places (48%).…

  • Thailand Election News

    Massive poll finds over 93% want PM Prayut to leave office now

    With just one day before PM Prayut Chan-o-cha’s premiership expires, the Constitutional Court still has not ruled if he can continue as Thailand’s leader or not, but the court of public opinion has spoken. A new phone survey from a group of universities, TV stations, and online media found that a whopping 93.17% of people do not want PM Prayut…

  • World News

    90% of Hong Kong travellers craving travel to Thailand this year

    A recent survey found that a massive majority of people in Hong Kong are dying to visit Thailand and are planning to travel to the Kingdom within the next year. The survey was conducted in partnership with the Tourism Authority of Thailand’s Hong Kong office and Klook, and interviewed 3,000 residents in Hong Kong about their thoughts on Thai tourism.…

  • Thailand Travel

    Thais looking forward to travelling again, survey says

    As Thailand slowly rises from the ashes of the Covid-19 pandemic, a survey has found that over half of Thai respondents plan to travel outside the country this year. The “2022 Holiday Barometer” conducted by Europ Assistance between April 26-May 16 found that about 56% of 1,000 Thai respondents planned to take outbound trips this summer. This is 7 percentage…

  • World News

    Malaysia watches more pornography than any other Asian country, study reveals

    As cases of Covid-19 surged around the world, so did consumption of pornography. Lockdowns and restrictions necessary to combat the pandemic encouraged more and more people to search for adult entertainment online. In a recent survey conducted by Pornhub, Malaysia was found to be the #1 country in Asia with the most visits to pornography websites. Globally, Malaysia was ranked…

  • Thailand News

    Country with biggest penis size revealed… it’s not Thailand

    In a recent survey conducted by online pharmacy From Mars comparing erect penis sizes in 86 countries, Thai penises were ranked as the 7th smallest in the world (#80). The average erect Thai penis measures in at 4.27 inches (10.8cm). We’re not sure on the accuracy of the measurements, or how they performed them. Some of the measurements may be…

  • Thai Life

    SURVEY: The BIG question – Bum Gun or Toilet Paper – final results

    So the results are out. When asked the big question, respondents favoured Thailand (and Asia’s) ubiquitous ‘bum gun’ over toilet paper. Full article below, but here are some of the reader responses from today’s The Thaiger YouTube survey. WARNING: Plentiful euphemisms for ‘bottom’ ahead. But first, the final result… • “Bum guns – best things ever! Bum gun to clean,…

  • Covid-19 News

    Poll shows most Thais fear New Year celebrations will spark another Covid wave

    A Department of Health poll shows that most Thais are worried that New Year celebrations will spark another wave of Covid-19 infections. In particular, they cite an outbreak of the Omicron variant as a major cause for concern. According to a Bangkok Post report, department chief Suwannachai Wattanayingcharoenchai says the mass movement of people during the holiday period has the…

  • Crime News

    Survey reveals most respondents oppose legalising pornography in Thailand

    A new survey is revealing that a majority of respondents oppose legalising pornography in Thailand. The National Institute of Development Administration, or Nida Poll, conducted the survey over the phone between November 22nd and the 24th. The 18 years of age and older respondents with varying levels of education and occupations seemed to point towards a vast majority of Thais…