Valentine’s Day

  • Events

    Thailand’s biggest LGBTQ+ wedding planned for Valentine’s Day

    At least 100 LGBTQ+ couples plan to make history this Valentine’s Day when they converge on Bangkok to take part in Thailand’s biggest LGBTQ+ wedding ceremony. The event will be held at the Thai-Japan Bangkok Youth Centre and is hoped to raise awareness of the struggle for gay rights and marriage equality. As of now, same-sex marriages, civil unions, domestic…

  • Events

    Love is in the air… and the beer… and the Prosecco

    Origins of Valentine’s Day, with a Thai twist, by Barry Daniel Saint Valentine’s Day is traditionally a time for romance, flowers, candle-lit dinners and the whispering of sweet nothings into the shell-like ear of the object of your affections. But in Phuket there can be other distractions! History is unclear on whether any of The Beatles had journeyed to Thailand…

  • Thailand

    Will Thailand add more restrictions today? | GMT

    The government is considering tightening anti-Covid measures on Valentine’s Day and the Songkran holiday period in response to a rapid increase in new infections. Officers used metal detectors to search the seaside by the Rawai beachfront villa where Sandhu was killed and found a semi-automatic Walther PPK and a CZ gun in the water. The collection of a tourism fee…

  • Bangkok

    One Night in Bangkok: Top 5 hotels to wine and dine your dinner date for Valentine’s Day 2022

    With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, choosing the perfect place to celebrate with your current or soon-to-be significant other can be quite the challenge. Fortunately, for those living in the Big Mango, there are numerous hotels offering a delectable array of luxurious menus and memorable views — at unforgettable (i.e. exorbitant) prices. So here’s a shortlist of our Top…

  • Thailand

    Tinder Thailand launches Valentine’s campaign at Bangkok shrine of love

    If the god of love is too busy to fulfil love wishes, Tinder might be able to help. The dating application Tinder Thailand is collaborating with CentralWorld in Bangkok to launch the Valentine’s Day campaign LOVE destiNATION right in front of a popular shrine where many go to pray for love. In front of the Trimurti Shrine by the shopping…

  • Thailand

    Bangkok district invites LGBTQ+ to sign unofficial marriage certificate this Valentine’s Day

    For this Valentine’s Day, Bang Khun Thian district in Bangkok has invited LGBTQ+ couples and people of all genders to sign the unofficial “marriage” certificate for the first time in Thailand. However, the district’s official Facebook page seems to have taken down the post advertising the event. Under Thai law, marriage is only between a man and a woman. The…

  • Thailand

    Thais pray at Bangkok’s shrine of love during Valentine’s weekend

    While couples went out on dates and romantic outings for Valentine’s Day, some single Thais prayed to the God of Love. Kneeling on red hearts taped to the ground by the Trimurti Shrine, people placed their hands together in the “wai” position and held their offerings of red roses and incense between their palms. Hundreds of Thais seeking love crowded the…

  • Bangkok

    No Valentine’s Day marriage licenses will be issued in Bangkok due to Covid-19

    Couples in Bangkok wishing to tie the knot on Valentine’s Day will have to wait. Bangkok officials have banned the issuing of marriage licenses on Valentine’s Day in all 50 districts to prevent the spread of Covid-19 during the holiday. District offices are packed every year on February 14 with hundreds of couples queuing up to get marriage licenses, especially…

  • Phuket

    More than 200 couples exchange vows on Valentine’s Day 2020 in Phuket

    Knots were tied, brooms were jumped, rings were donned and brides were kissed. All three of Phuket’s district offices, Muang Phuket, Kathu and Thalang, were packed yesterday as couples vied to get married on Valentine’s Day. 109 couples registered their marriage at the Muang District Office alone, with the island’s vice governor present as a witness. The 109 couples, of…

  • Việt Nam

    Quảng Ngãi: Giết chết bạn trai ngay đêm Valentine

    Ngay đêm Valentine, Huyền giết chết bạn trai và gọi điện báo tin cho cảnh sát 113, rồi đầu thú tại Công an xã Bình Phú (huyện Bình Sơn). Vào 23h ngày hôm qua (14/2), tại khu vực ở thôn Phú Nhiêu 1, xã Bình Phú, huyện Bình Sơn (Quảng Ngãi) xảy ra một vụ án mạng. Lãnh đạo Công…

  • Việt Nam

    Giá xăng giảm mạnh ngày Valentine

    Từ 15h chiều nay, giá các loại xăng E5 RON 92, RON95 đồng loạt giảm mạnh theo quyết định của liên Bộ Tài chính – Công Thương. Chiều nay (ngày 14/2), giá bán lẻ xăng dầu tiếp tục được điều chỉnh theo chu kỳ 15 ngày/lần. Giá xăng RON 95 giảm 742 đồng/lít còn 19.380 đồng/lít, xăng E5 RON 92…

  • Việt Nam

    Gợi ý những status thả thính Valentine khiến crush gục ngã

    Valentine đang cận kề, những bạn chưa có người thương sao không thử đăng một status mùi mẫn để thả thính crush nhỉ! Có cả một tuyển tập những status mùi mẫn để các FA thả thính crush đây: – Muốn bắt cọp thì vào vườn thú, muốn tìm chỗ trú thì vào tim em – Anh không phải đế…

  • North East

    UPDATE: Kalasin shooting. Husband dies after shooting.

    A Kalasin private school executive, shot in the head after a Valentine’s Day fight with his wife, has died in hospital as a result of his injuries. The death of 45 year old Ratthasart Panichpongsapak has prompted police to file a murder charge against the man’s 44 year old wife Mayura Panichpongsapak. Mayura was initially charged with attempted murder and…

  • Phuket

    Couples get hitched in Phuket on Valentines Day

    Many Thai and foreign couples have registered marriage certificates today, Valentines Day, at the Phuket District Office. The Phuket Vice Governor Prakob Wongmaneerung has present at the office where about 35 couples registered for marriage certificates when the doors opened at 10am. A Thai couple was first, followed by a foreign couple. But the Office predicts there will be at…

  • Bangkok

    Valentine’s roses leap in price this year

    Roses are red Violets are blue A red rose used to cost 15 baht Now it’s 52! The price of roses has spiked to almost double from that of the past two years. The popular Valentine’s gift was retailing for up to 70 baht each, a substantial increase from last year’s 50 baht average around Bangkok. In Bangkok, flower vendors…