Entertainment

Stay updated with the latest happenings in Thailand and globally by visiting our Entertainment section. Catering to diverse interests, this news page offers a wide variety of topics, ranging from celebrity gossip and film reviews to updates on music festivals and cultural events. Keep yourself informed and entertained with our engaging local and international content in one convenient location.

  • Korean artists and their impact on Thailand

    Korean artists have deeply influenced Thai culture, reshaping various aspects of daily life. This phenomenon, rooted in the Korean Wave, has seen Korean music, especially KPOP, become immensely popular in Thailand. Thai fans avidly follow Korean artists, adopting their styles and integrating them into their own lives. Korean dramas also enjoy high viewership in Thailand. These shows often influence Thai…

  • Viral sensation meets silver screen at Planet of the Apes premiere

    The Thai girl photographed aiming an air gun at a monkey in a viral, award-winning picture, was guest of honour at the gala premiere of the Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes movie at Siam Paragon mall in Bangkok yesterday. She shared her experiences of living with troops of monkeys in the central province of Lopburi. ” Back in…

  • Explore Phuket’s biggest shopping mall: The new Jungceylon Phuket

    Everyone in Phuket knows what Jungceylon is – the biggest shopping mall in Patong, Phuket. Recently undergoing a renovation, this mall has become the ultimate destination for any shopping enthusiast. It has an impressive collection of apparel, accessories, beauty products, and electronics, just to name a few. Plus, it’s also the perfect place to grab a bite to eat and…

  • Your ultimate guide to the new Jungceylon Phuket

    Have you been to the revamped Jungceylon Shopping Centre Phuket yet? After undergoing extensive renovations, the mall finally launched its fresh new look in October 2023. And we have to admit, it is now better than ever. Today, it boasts a new identity as “The Oasis of Shopping,” with a refreshed shopping experience (over 300 stores!), upgraded services, and fun…

  • What to do in Bangkok this weekend (April 12 – 14): Songkran edition

    Who’s ready for the weekend? As always, Bangkok is always full of exciting things to do, especially since it’s Songkran this weekend. Whether you want to dance all night, have fun at pool parties, or indulge in delicious Songkran specials, here are the best things to do in Bangkok this weekend. Things to do in Bangkok (April 12 – 14)…

  • 8 modern and traditional ways to celebrate Songkran in Thailand 2024

    Thailand’s scorching heat in April calls for Songkran– the famous water festival, a time for locals and tourists alike to chill out (literally and figuratively). Marking the Thai New Year, the festival is celebrated enthusiastically across the country, officially from April 13 to 15 with water fights, vibrant parades and cultural performances. While gearing up in your vibrant Songkran floral…

  • Splash around at Vana Nava Water Jungle and try Asia’s first VR Water Slide

    The temperature has been high in Hua Hin lately, making water an essential component for a perfect family day out. And where else to experience some cool relief from the heat, refreshing splashes, and unlimited fun than at the Vana Nava Water Jungle? They’ve recently opened two brand-new zones – Vana Village and Adventure River – offering even more excitement…

  • For the best night out in Bangkok, try The Comedy Joint, Bangkok’s comedy club

    Bangkok’s nightlife just got much more exciting with the opening of The Comedy Joint last September. Located near Khao San Road, this comedy club has nightly shows 7 nights a week, featuring both international comedy stars and local comedians. The arrival of The Comedy Joint is certainly a breath of fresh air for Bangkok’s nightlife, and it’s set to redefine…

  • Lisa BLACKPINK becomes first K-pop artist with 100 million Instagram followers

    Lisa Manobal, also known as Lisa from BLACKPINK, has made history as the first K-pop artist to amass 100 million followers today on her Instagram account, lalalalisa_m. This feat not only places Lisa at the forefront of the K-pop industry but also distinguishes her as the first female Asian artist to achieve such a milestone. On this same day, Lisa,…

  • Long-awaited pawmission granted: Banned Thai film ‘DogGod’ returns to screens

    Thailand’s Film and Video Screening Office (FVSO) finally gave its blessing to allow the Thai film DogGod, also known as My Teacher Eats Biscuits, to be screened after it was banned for 25 years as a threat to religions in Thailand. DogGod cinematographer Manit Sriwachichpoom shared the good news on Facebook yesterday, October 25. “Bravo! DogGod has passed the cinema…

  • Lisa from BLACKPINK wows Paris with a ‘crazy’ cabaret act, controversy and sizzling moves

    Lisa Manobal, better known as Lisa from BLACKPINK, concluded her headline performance at the renowned Parisian cabaret, Crazy Horse Paris, between September 28 and 30, leaving audiences awestruck with her sultry dance moves. The show, without a doubt, managed to captivate audiences with its electrifying performance that left fans and celebrities alike buzzing with excitement. The praise that poured in…

  • Home Sweet Home horror game draws global attention to Thailand culture

    A remarkable partnership in Thailand is harnessing the power of online gaming to stimulate global interest in the country’s rich cultural heritage and potentially boost tourism. The launch of this pioneering project that matches the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) up with the popular horror game Home Sweet Home was announced yesterday in Bangkok. The TAT has united forces with…

  • The Power of Pride Celebration 2023 in Bangkok at CentralwOrld

    As the world celebrates Pride Month, Thailand is also hosting its most spectacular, inclusive, and vibrant events to honour the LGBTQ+ community. CentralwOrld, a renowned global lifestyle destination in the heart of Bangkok, is collaborating with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Thailand, along with partners from both government and private sectors, including the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration, Galderma Thailand,…

  • John Cleese announces new show in Bangkok this July with new tickets price added

    Live Nation Tero is thrilled to announce Britain’s foremost comedian JOHN CLEESE to Bangkok! He is set to perform in Bangkok on 7 July at KBank Siam Pic Ganesha. Cleese is kicking off his Asia tour, starting in Taipei, followed by Bangkok, Hong Kong, and Singapore. BUY TICKETS HERE John Cleese is both a versatile comedic actor and a leading…

  • Wardrobe malfunction: Bangkok taxi takes fashion on the road

    A viral photo of a taxi in Bangkok carrying a large wardrobe in its boot sparked amusement and concern among netizens. The image shows the yellow taxi driving through the city with the wardrobe sticking out of the open boot. The image was shared online today causing a stir among social media users. The photo was taken by a Thai…

  • Good at solving games, riddles and have a high IQ? Try this teaser

    Good at solving games, riddles and have a high IQ? Alright, let’s dive into the wacky world of brain teasers and puzzles! These mind-bending challenges have been around for centuries, and they continue to fascinate and frustrate us to this day. One such brain teaser from JagranJosh that’s been making the rounds lately is the X in a sea of…

  • Arctic Monkeys’ Bangkok gig sure to ‘look good on the dancefloor’

    British Indie rock stars Arctic Monkeys promise to “look good on the dancefloor” in Bangkok this week as part of their Asia 2023 tour. And the Sheffield indie rockers plan to shake the foundations of Bitec Hall, Bang Na-Trat Road, on Thursday at 6pm on the fourth leg of their Asia tour. The four-piece kicked off in Singapore before heading…

  • Netflix subscription fees cut to outmanoeuvre rivals

    Streaming giant Netflix has cut subscription prices by up to 60% in over 30 countries, including Thailand. Netflix subscription fees are seen as too high amid serious competition. The move to cut prices could boost growth. Why do Netflix subscription fees matter? While streaming services such as Apple TV+ and Disney+, have decided to hike subscription rates, Netflix has decided…

  • Is TikTok disinformation threatening ‘democracy’ in Thailand?

    Especially at voting time, fears grow of TikTok ‘disinformation’ threatening democracy. Politicians and their paymasters are terrified that they can no longer control the supply of information to the public, thanks to platforms like Facebook and TikTok. With Thailand’s general election only a few months away, the Election Commission of Thailand (ECT) is battling to take back control of information…

  • Ex-Minister of Health for Malaysia now a DJ

    They say everyone is a DJ these days, and anyone can become one. Imagine a high-profile Thai person like Deputy Prime Minister Anutin Charnvirakul’s voice keeping you company on the radio during your morning commute. Does the idea of a Minister of Public Health as a radio disc jockey sound too far-fetched? Not in Malaysia it doesn’t, as the former…

  • Cops blame publicity-seeker Arisa for “Four Brothers” gambling ring fiasco

    Police are currently busting the macau888 gambling website and are seeking 12 more suspected members of the “Four Brothers” gambling ring after making the first arrest on Friday. Cyber Crime Investigation Bureau (CCIB) commissioner Pol Lt-General Worawat Watnakornbancha said on Saturday that police are hunting 12 remaining suspects, though some may have fled overseas. Natthapong Rachinla, 28, “Zico” was arrested…

  • Pokémon-playing fish raids owner’s credit card

    A Japanese YouTuber has been compensated by Nintendo after he accidentally gave his Pokémon-playing fish control of his PC and access to his credit card. While Thai people tremble in baseless fear of USB cables stealing their cash, Japanese Pokéfan YouTuber Mutekimaru, aka Maurice, learned a not-too-painful lesson about the need to teach our aquatic friends some sound financial habits.…

  • The ‘bastards’ fight back – RTP catch Taiwanese star in a lie

    The Royal Thai Police have been trending this week, sharing the headlines with volatile young Chinese micro-starlets. The giddy celebs on one hand commended the cops for providing superb customer service, and while on the other, ran to Interpol to complain about “corruption.” It all started innocently enough when a so-called influencer named only as “Adele” – a vlogger with…

  • Pop singer Justin Bieber sells song rights for a cool US$200 million

    Pop singer Justin Bieber has reportedly sold his song rights for a cool US$200 million. Now, Hipgnosis Songs Capital will be the new owner of such international hits as “Baby” and “Sorry.” Agence France-Presse reported the sale amount, but Hipgnosis is staying tight-lipped for now. According to the BBC, the company has also acquired Bieber’s share of master recordings. Such…

  • Probe finally launched into mystery of missing Vatican girl after 40 years (video)

    An inquiry into the mysterious disappearance of a teenage girl 40 years ago has been launched by the Vatican after a request by the girl’s family. The 15 year old girl’s vanishing in 1983 sparked a number of theories and has been the subject of a popular Netflix series called Vatican Girl in 2022. Emanuela Orlandi, the teenage daughter of a…

  • Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler sued for historical sex crimes

    Julia Misley, who previously claimed Steven Tyler had a sexual relationship with her when she was a teenager, is now suing the Aerosmith frontman for sexual assault, sexual battery and intentional infliction of emotional distress. The lawsuit was filed Tuesday under a 2019 California law that gave adult victims of childhood sexual assault a three-year window to file lawsuits for historical…

  • Andrew Tate not nabbed through pizza connection

    Bucharest has confirmed that Andrew Tate has been arrested on human trafficking charges but reiterated that one widely reported detail was inaccurate. A popular tweet read… “Romanian authorities needed proof that Andrew Tate was in the country so they reportedly used his social media posts. His ridiculous video yesterday featured a pizza from a Romanian pizza chain, Jerry’s Pizza, confirming…

  • Beyond the Nose – stand-up comedy in Bangkok

    Until now, the infamous Udom “Nose” Taepanich is the only Thai stand-up comedian who comes close to being a household name. But stand-up comedy in Bangkok is growing. In 1993, Nose started a live stand-up comedy series, the now legendary “Deaw” sets. He’s known for his brand of social and political satire that appeals to almost everyone. He’s close to a…

  • Charles Sobhraj – Bikini Killer and Serpent – the whole story

    Charles Sobhraj, the serial killer responsible for industrial scale murders across Asia in the 1970s and 1980s, is out of prison and on his way to France with a book deal under his belt and documentaries already in production. Known as the “Bikini Killer” in Thailand, and “The Serpent” elsewhere, thanks to the Netflix mini-series, Sobhraj, now 78 years old,…

  • World Cup celebrations too salty for FIFA

    Questions are being asked about a pitch invasion at the end of the FIFA World Cup final early Monday morning, Bangkok time. Social media star, chef and restaurateur Salt Bae and others invaded the pitch after the World Cup final in Qatar. The Turkish chef, who owns restaurants in cities London, Dubai and New York, was shown holding, kissing and pretending to…