Thai women

  • Thailand News

    Thai women rescued from Cambodian scamming operation

    Three Thai women have confessed to being forced into making hundreds of daily calls for a Cambodian-based, Chinese-run scamming operation, under the threat of violence or prostitution. The women shared their experiences after being safely returned to Thailand. The chairman of the Northeast’s Social Development and Human Security Volunteers (SDHSV), Khamphong Teerat, commended Thai and Cambodian authorities on the rescue…

  • Thailand News

    Thai women march to Government House for labour rights

    Bangkok streets echoed with the chants of empowered Thai women as they marched to Government House, armed with 11 demands to challenge labour oppression on this International Women’s Day. Thai women’s labour groups, spearheaded by the Thai Labour Solidarity Committee (TLSC), took to the streets with a resolute message under the banner of Resistance against Women’s Labour Oppression Capitalism. Their…

  • Thailand News

    Alarming statistics: Thailand women in domestic violence crisis

    The National Human Rights Commission of Thailand (NHRC) delivered a stark wake-up call as alarming statistics reveal a grim reality: seven women become victims of sexual assault and abuse daily in Thailand. Pornprapai Ganjanarintr, chairperson of the NHRC, issued a resounding plea for gender equality across all sectors. In a society riddled with patriarchal structures, Ganjanarintr highlighted the harrowing repercussions,…

  • Thailand News

    Grab Thailand empowers female drivers with campaign

    To champion gender equality, Grab Thailand is rolling out its #WomenWelcome campaign on International Women’s Day 2024, promising equal earning opportunities and empowerment for women across the country. Amidst the celebrations of International Women’s Day 2024, Grab Thailand takes a bold step forward with the launch of its #WomenWelcome campaign. This initiative not only underscores the company’s commitment to fostering…

  • Thailand News

    Lazada celebrates Women’s Day with MERGE jeans

    In a bid to celebrate International Women’s Day, Lazada is turning the spotlight on the women sellers dominating the e-commerce platform. From Thailand to beyond, these female entrepreneurs are inspiring a new generation to chase their business dreams. In the heart of Thailand’s vibrant marketplace, Lazada shines a light on MERGE, a denim brand that caters to the diverse needs…

  • Thailand News

    Thai women in cross-cultural marriages unite to tackle the challenge of widowhood

    For Thai women residing in Germany, the abrupt demise of a German spouse plunges them into a bewildering maze, especially when language differences compound the already overwhelming grief of widowhood. The Thai Women Network in Europe (TWNE) recently took the initiative to address this dire situation, organising a two-day event in Hua Hin. Chongcharoen Sornkaew Grimsmann, former president of TWNE,…

  • Thailand News

    SUV inferno leaves two women seriously injured

    A speeding SUV spiralled out of control, crashing into a streetlight post and erupting into flames on the Mab Eiang-Laem Chabang Road on January 17. The aftermath left two women injured and the vehicle reduced to ruins after the inferno. Eyewitnesses recounted the harrowing sequence of events, with the SUV hurtling down the road before the catastrophic collision. One of the…

  • Thailand News

    Thai women heroically rescue compatriots amidst Israel conflict

    Two Thai women have emerged as heroes following their daring rescue of 32 Thai workers amidst the recent tumult in Palestine and Israel. The courageous act of the women, Wipawadee “Jam” Vannachai and Napaporn “Nong” Sohasun, caught the public’s attention yesterday when a series of videos shared by Wipawadee chronicling their risky mission went viral. This commendable act was carried…

  • Thailand News

    Thai women’s pursuit of love leads to legal battle against Facebook dating service scam

    Seven Thai women seeking rich, high-profile foreign husbands reached out to a renowned Thai lawyer, Deacha Kittiwittayanan, after falling victim to a dating service scam on Facebook. A 43 year old woman named Or is representing the victims. Or revealed that she is a single mother who had to take care of her child and her mother. She earns 55,000…

  • Thailand News

    The meteoric rise of women’s cricket in Thailand

    The Bangkok City Cricket Club, the first official cricket club founded in Thailand, was formed in 1890 by locals who had been exposed to the sport during travels to England. At the time, the sport was considered only for the wealthy in society—mainly because only those who could afford to travel had experienced the thrill of playing it. However, the…

  • Thailand News

    Take Me Out Thailand: American man gets blackout for his male chauvinistic attitude

    Thirty Thai women in the popular dating game show Take Me Out Thailand gave a blackout to an arrogant 22 year old American man after he showed his male chauvinistic side. He insisted at the end of the show that he told the truth, thankfully the Thai contestants would not accept a man who appeared to have stepped out of…

  • Guides

    Five powerful Thai women to know about on International Women’s Day

    Today is International Women’s Day, and people across the world are celebrating women’s achievements and triumphs over adversity. In Thailand, women still face a number of barriers to equality. The country has deeply entrenched problems with abuse and trafficking of women, maternity leave, and a range of other issues. Yet, Thailand has several prominent, powerful female leaders. Below are five who you…

  • Health

    HPV testing for Thai women key to cancer reduction

    Many Thai women are still not getting screened for HPV, despite the introduction of self-sampling swabs last year. An assistant professor and gynaecological oncology specialist at Chulabhorn Hospital said 80% of cervical cancers can be prevented if regular check-ups are performed. But many women still resist the screening, feeling uneasy with the testing process. Last year the self-sampling test swabs were…

  • Thailand News

    US YouTubers face backlash after ‘uneducated Thai & Filipina women’ slur

    The American female guests of an episode from the controversial DailyRagUpCrew YouTube channel are facing a backlash for their condescending attitudes toward foreign women. The boorish women were scathing of women from the Philippines, Thailand, the Dominican Republic, and Colombia, whom they dismiss as “uneducated” and lacking in proficiency in the English language. The DailyRagUpCrew is a podcast show with…

  • Thailand News

    Dutchman says Thai woman swindled him of 5 million baht

    A Dutchman posted a video on TikTok revealing that a Thai woman swindled 5 million baht from him. The Thai woman denies the accusation, adding he is the cheat because he flirted with her despite being married. The video went viral on Thai social media after the local news page Baan Dung Update reposted the TikTok story on Saturday. In the…

  • Thailand News

    2 Russian men fight after one insults his Thai girlfriend

    Two Russian men attacked each other with a hammer and a brass knuckle on a beach in Pattaya after one of the men insulted his Thai girlfriend. Channel 7 reported that the incident happened yesterday at 11pm on Yinyom Beach on the Phra Tamnak Road in the Bang Lamung district of Pattaya. Police officers from the Mueng Pattaya Police Station…

  • World News

    Two Thai women died hiking the Himalayas

    High up in the Himalayas, two Thai women met their demise while hiking in the extreme cold. The two women, aged 49 and 37, were part of a group hiking the famous Annapurna trail in Nepal when they fell ill and died. They were reported dead after descending to a base camp to the northwest of the Nepalese capital city…

  • Central Thailand News

    UPDATE: Thai wife hires mistresses for husband with a 15,000 baht salary

    UPDATE: Applications for the position of “mistress” are now closed. Pattheema has asked a “beautiful” 33 year old woman from Phetchabun province, who is her “close friend”, to join her family. Despite advertising three available spaces for the position of “mistress” on social media, Pattheema has closed applications after filling just one position. Pattheema took her “close friend” to speak…

  • Central Thailand News

    Thai wife hires mistresses for husband with a 15,000 baht salary

    You’ll often hear bar talk between men saying “The perfect woman doesn’t exist!” Well, think again, guys. How would you feel if your girlfriend or wife hired three mistresses for you? Responses would be, “Are you crazy?” “Yeah, only in Cloud Cuckoo Land?” Well, it seems Cloud Cuckoo Land is located in the central province of Samut Prakarn. A Thai…

  • Thailand News

    12 Thai women fear being sued by the wife of a love rat who seduced them

    Twelve Thai women fear they are going to be sued by the wife of a charming love rat who conned them into a sexual relationship. The 12 women, aged between 40 – 60 years old, have approached a lawyer for advice after discovering a man they met on social media is married. The 60 year old man, named Pu, told…

  • Thailand News

    Health department warns pregnant women with Covid-19 “don’t take Favipiravir”

    Thailand’s Department of Health advises pregnant women with Covid-19 not to take the anti-viral medication Favipiravir. The department’s director-general said especially during the first trimester, Favipiravir might affect fetuses. He said the drug is usually only given during the last quarter of pregnancy, on a case-by-case basis. The department advised pregnant women who are asymptomatic or have mild symptoms, and…

  • Phuket News

    Why do foreign men like Thai women? A Thaiger vlogger wants to know

    Why do foreign men like Thai women? Bibi, a vlogger for The Thaiger, went out to the Patong walking street in Phuket (before Covid-19) and asked foreign men “do you like Thai girls?”

  • Thailand video news

    Do Thai women prefer ‘farang’ or Thai men? And why?

    Today Bibi from Thaiger’s T-Talk headed out to ask some random females about who they prefer – Farang or Thai guys, and why? And if they have to choose one, who would they go for? Is it the money? Is it the height, the blue eyes? Maybe they want to improve their English. There are plenty of theories, thousands of…