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    Sukhumvit bar owner threatens tourists with gun | Thaiger News Today

    https://youtu.be/aDIw1-bTVMg In Thailand, media outlets have formed an alliance to provide live reporting of unofficial election results during the upcoming General Election. This was prompted by the Election Commission’s (EC) decision to use a non–real–time official reporting format, which has raised concerns about transparency and fairness. The missing Frenchman lost in the forest around Khao Eto Mountain in Prachin Buri…

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    Chinese Tourists Returning to Thailand Soon? Exciting Opportunities Ahead | GMT

    In today’s episode, a coffee shop in Bangkok learned the hard way about a new twist on the classic overpayment scam. A district chief, village chief, community leader and a resident in the Chiang Dao district of Chiang Mai province have been charged with stealing a Thai identity to create a Thai ID card for a Chinese woman. A Hua Hin Airport security guard accidentally shot and killed himself with a pen…

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    Thailand News Today | FIFA threatens to pull plug on World Cup broadcast rights in Thailand

    Transport Minister Saksayam Chidchob ordered Thai Airways International to solve delays in luggage claims for inbound passengers at Suvarnabhumi airport in 30 days. The minister inspected services at the main airport of the country and found that travelers’ congestion in their immigration process was obviously relieved because it took 15 minutes for each of the travelers to have their passports…

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    Heavy rain and flash flood in Thailand | GMT ON TOUR

    Pattaya International Fireworks Festival to be the backdrop of the new film. Nike defends sweatshops accusation in Thailand. Airlines pushing for single pilot flights. More heavy rain and flash floods are expected in Thailand. Rowdy monkeys moved to Phuket island. – all are coming up today.

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    Tourism BOOM, Flood-Resistant rice & World Cup! | GMT ON TOUR

    Hunt for higher local gas supply. PM Prayut predicts tourism boom from hosting APEC. Thai scientists develop flood-resistant rice. Can**bis supporters plan Tuesday rally during Narcotics Board meeting, and World Cup is no exception for a crackdown in Pattaya venues. – all are coming up today.

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    Residents in Chiang Rai are made to Breathe Toxic Hydrogen Cyanide | GMT

    Residents in a Chiang Rai district were forced to breathe poisonous hydrogen cyanide for months. A carjacking monk high on drugs drags police on a high-speed chase. Thai FDA goes after misleading ads for nasal spray supposedly preventing Covid Check out other news or watch a news report on Thaiger’s youtube channel

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    Cannabis Flower Bud now a controlled substance with restrictions in Thailand | GMT

    Immigration intensifies scrutiny of foreign visitors. The cannabis flower bud is now a controlled substance with restrictions. – all are coming up today. Check out other news or watch a news report on Thaiger’s youtube channel

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    ‘Floating Train’ from Bangkok to the biggest reservoir in Thailand | GMT

    Ride a ‘floating train’ from Bangkok to the biggest reservoir in Thailand. Chiang Mai to have a rubber-tired tram in 2028. Ministry sets B40bn sports tourism target 200 police officers raid 6 entertainment venues in Bangkok. – all are coming up today. Check out other news or watch a news report on Thaiger’s youtube channel

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    Thailand News Today | Thailand not ‘selling off’ country by letting foreigners buy land, says govt

    The government’s plan to allow foreigners to own a limited amount of land in Thailand The government’s plan to allow foreigners to own a limited amount of land in Thailand is intended to benefit the Thai people and the government is not “selling off” the country to foreigners, as alleged by some, said a Deputy Government Spokesperson Tipanan Sirichana on…

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    Thailand News Today | Watchdog warns True-DTAC merger will increase mobile tariffs by 240%

    In a controversial move, Thailand’s telecom regulator has approved the merging of two key mobile operators in Thailand: True and DTAC. A consumer watchdog says the five-member committee “failed to use its authority to protect the public interest” by turning the market into a duopoly with reining operator AIS. After an 11-hour meeting, the five-member board of the National Broadcasting…

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    Siam Paragon Bangkok International Fashion Week 2022

    Siam Paragon, a ‘World Class Fashion Destination,’ the initiator of Siam Paragon Bangkok International Fashion Week, has long been a key driving force of Thai fashion industry. This year, the world class fashion showcase Siam Paragon Bangkok International Fashion Week 2022 (BIFW2022) has featured grand presentation from over 15 top-notch Thai fashion houses and new generation designers. BIFW2022 has been…

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    Thailand News Today | Baht continues surge against strong dollar

      With the US dollar strengthening and Thailand’s struggling economy, economic experts predict the baht to reach 38 to the dollar by the end of this year. The head of capital markets research for Kasikorn Bank believes the baht will continue its instability along with the global money markets as a result of domestic and international factors. While the US…

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    Things you can do in Thailand during the rainy season

    What to expect during the Rainy Season in Thailand? The rainy season in Thailand can be a bit daunting, it usually runs from May till October and that is why, if you will be visiting Thailand during rainy season, following these tips will make it easier for you to survive -and yes, have fun – during what will be some…

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    Thaiger Unfiltered Ask Us Anything

    Here’s a chance for our viewers to ask Jay, Natty and Sara any questions they have, and they will answer you with their honest responses unfiltered! Please be kind and appropriate.

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    Local’s insights on flooding in Bangkok

    The heaviest rainfall recorded in two decades last week triggered floods in many low-lying areas and streets of Bangkok, especially in areas along the river and canals. What are authorities doing? How are locals surviving? We asked the locals how are they affected and asked if they want to say anything to the people in charge.

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    Girls Just Wanna Have Fun! | Thaiger Bites

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

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    Building a $100mil business in Thailand feat. Michael Kenner | Thaiger Podcast Ep. 1

    For our first episode of Thaiger Podcast, we sit with entrepreneur Michael Kenner and ask him about his experience building a business empire in Thailand. CEO of DB Ventures – the parent company that owns media company ‘The Thaiger’ and real estate company ‘Faz Waz’; Michael owns business’s in Thailand that value up to $100million. We talk about the failures,…

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    Thailand News Today | Thailand has 2 of the “World’s 20 Most Beautiful Beaches”

    In a new list published in UK’s Daily Star newspaper, Thailand has two of the “World’s 20 Most Beautiful Beaches” Thailand’s Sunrise Beach was ranked in sixth place, and Maya Bay came in at 12th place on the list. Sunrise Beach is reportedly the most popular beach on Koh Lipe island, with longtail boats gliding across its waters where smaller…

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    Foreigner Sex Pest & Train fare Outrage | GMT

      BTS TRAIN FARE OUTRAGE. Millions travelled to Phuket in the first quarter of the year, Thai PM makes bizarre ‘go easy on me’ plea to media, The government wasting the publics money and 2 Indians caught with over 100 animals at Suvarnabhumi Airport.

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    Cannabis in Thailand – Dos and Don’ts | GMT

    Thongchai Jade became the first player from Thailand to win on the PGA Tour Champions. Police raid bars breaking the alcohol closing time. Nightlife closing times, revised mask requirements and more land border re-openings. All this and more on today’s Good morning Thailand.

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    Thailand News Today | Pattaya Walking Street “Ruined”

      Business operators on Pattaya Walking Street have blamed the authorities for causing a public nuisance and spoiling the city’s reputation because of an unfinished road renovation project. The Pattaya Walking Street Business Association insists the road needs to be completed faster than the current schedule, and more street lights installed, if it is to save face with the public.…

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    New Thai booze laws and pink pineapple | Good Morning Thailand

    New Thai alcohol laws on the way so home breweries and ‘draft’ and boutique brews will be legal in the future. Also pink pineapples and why they are banned in Thailand. Finally the TAT and wanting to spend 100 million baht for advertising. We’ve got a much cheaper alternative that will bring in a lot more tourists for the TAT!

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    Thailand News Today | No More Traffic Jams in Bangkok by 2023?

      Today is cannabis decriminalisation day, and the people of Thailand have wasted no time in registering to grow their own cannabis plants at home. Thailand’s FDA revealed that, so far, more than 100,000 budding cannabis growers have registered via the ‘Plook Ganja’ website and mobile application. To legally grow cannabis or hemp at home, Thai people do not need…

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    Thai PM “Are you ready?!” | Good Morning Thailand

    The Thai prime minister ripped off his Facemask whilst in Phuket yesterday exclaiming “are you ready?” Is this the start of the end of face masks in Thailand? The Joe Ferrari verdict and sentencing. Where is the best place to retire and what is important to you in your retirement? We commemorate an important photo from the 20th century –…

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    Thailand News Today | Joe Ferrari sentenced to life in prison

      The Central Criminal Court for Corruption and Misconduct Cases in Bangkok has sentenced former cop, Thitisan Utthanaphon, aka. Joe Ferrari, to death, before later commuting his sentence to life in prison. Thitisan was the police chief in Nakhon Sawan in central Thailand, when he led the torture and eventual death of a suspected drug trafficker in August last year.…

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    Civil partnerships and French ‘dicks’ | Good Morning Thailand

    Out of nowhere, but perhaps inspired, or prompted by the Pride Month activities around Bangkok, the Thai cabinet has approved what is considered the first step towards same sex marriage in Thailand, a Civil Partnership Bill. This bill will allow same-sex couples to ‘register’ their partnership, not get legally married. The new Bill defines a civil partnership as a “couple…

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    Thailand News Today | CCSA confirms possible easing of mask mandate

    The CCSA has acknowledged that face masks in Bangkok may soon be dropped. Although no date has been announced yet, the CCSA says the easing of mask-wearing in some public locations is on the table, as well as allowing night venues to stay open until 2 am. Nightlife venues were allowed to “officially” open until midnight starting June 1, although…

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    Time to get rid of Thailand Pass, midnight close time and face masks | GMT

    There’s a strong push from many stakeholders to extend midnight closure to 2am, along with removing or reducing any other residual impediments to a full reopening of Thailand’s tourist and hospitality industry. There’s even growing support to get rid of the requirement to wear facemarks, which is covered under the emergency decree. Thailand Tourism and Sports Minister is also calling…

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    Thailand News Today | Bangkok Governor proposes easing of mask mandate

    The new Bangkok Governor is pushing the CCSA to consider extending the current closing times for the capital’s nightlife and an easing of the face mask requirements. His requests follow a flip flopping of the easing of mask wearing in Phuket last week, where the local governor had announced that the mask mandate was dropped in outdoor areas, but the…

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    BKK Celebrates 1st Pride Parade in 16 yrs! | GMT

    Bangkok Governor to propose lifting of midnight close time and mask wearing, check-in mayhem for Thai Airways flights last Friday, another tourism goal for Thailand – 3,000 Indian tourists a day, and Bangkok’s first real Pride parade

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    BKK Governor to Discuss Easing of Mask Requirements | Weekend Update

    Today is Bangkok’s pride parade, Cabaret shows in Pattaya are back, All suspected monkey pox cases in Thailand test negative, Phuket officials on their toes as night life re-opens and the governor of Phuket asks people to remark. All this and more on todays weekend update.

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    Bars and Bar girls, Legally growing & Gimp masks | Thaiger Bites

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

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    Who will be Thailand’s PM by the end of 2022?

      There are clear and present challenges ahead for the current Thai PM Prayut Chan-o-cha. His hands on the levers controlling the hearts and minds of Thais, and south east Asia’s second largest economy, is in peril. The next general election in Thailand has to be called before March next year. It’s the prerogative of the sitting PM to call…

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    An Introduction to Buddhism and Meditation in Thailand for Foreigners

      Have you ever wanted to visit a temple in Thailand and learn more about Thai buddhism and meditation in English? No matter who you are or what you have been through, iMONASTRY teaches you about the benefits of meditation and provides you with an opportunity to be ordained as a monk, with a possibility of an ongoing visa.  …

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    Thailand’s TAT brings tourism road show to Europe | GMT

    Fearing prison time over PDPA laws in Thailand. Thai police rewarding snitches. Digital lottery ticket sales. Parliament passes 3.185 trillion baht draft budget bill. No more free rides on the BTS. All this and more on todays Good Morning Thailand.

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    Thailand News Today | Phuket drops outdoor mask mandate!

        Phuket dropped its outdoor mask mandate starting yesterday June 1, despite the Prime Minister saying two days ago that there are NO plans to do so. Medical or cloth face masks will still be required to be worn indoors, in crowded spaces, and badly ventilated spaces. The masking requirement – indoors and outdoors – is still in effect…

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    Bangkok’s budget already spent & Out-sourcing meditation | GMT

    Bangkok’s budget already spent, Out-sourcing meditation. More and more Americans are liking Thailand’s edible insects, Pattaya a hub for Film Production. All this and more on todays Good Morning Thailand.