Entertainment

Updates on events and entertainment in and around Thailand.

K-Pop dominating YouTube records – BTS and Blackpink

BTS, Blackpink, YouTube, Boy With Luv Last week's Blackpink single-day YouTube viewing record has been beaten by fellow K-Pop supremos…

3 days ago

BTS smashes YouTube records with ‘Boy With Luv’ music video

BTS, Halsey, Boy With Luv, YouTube, record A YouTube record has been surpassed. No... SMASHED. Korean pop kings BTS' video…

6 days ago

Thailand swelters under the Songkran sun

Temperatures are soaring around the country, right on time, as the Songkran holiday kicks in. People are heading home for…

7 days ago

Will music history repeat itself this Saturday? The Beatles vs BTS

Beatles, BTS, Boy with Luv, Persona, Saturday Night Live February 19, 1964 was a big day in music history. The…

1 week ago

BTS conclude their record-breaking Love Yourself world tour in Bangkok

Seven young South Koreans came to Bangkok over the weekend to complete a sell-out world tour and the finish of…

1 week ago

Hyatt Regency open new Spectrum Rooftop Bar in Bangkok

PHOTO: Award-winning Japanese architecture firm Super Potato tops off Hyatt Regency Bangkok Bangkok’s newest rooftop bar opens its doors this week…

2 weeks ago

Six arrested for drug use after raid on illegal Bangkok pub

Six customers have been arrested in a raid early today after troops and police, led by the Internal Security Operations…

2 weeks ago

Is your web page ‘mobile first’? If not, you’re losing out.

Mobile devices have become the main points of accessing information, news, bookings and retail across South East Asia. This is…

2 weeks ago

Bangkok’s bye bye to Boyzone and hello to BTS

by Kitchana Lersakvanitchakul and Tim Newton In a stark reflection in the massive changes in musical tastes, music business models…

2 weeks ago

Bangkok Motor Show opens as Thai car sales move online

PHOTO: New Nissan all-electric LEAF, on display at the Bangkok Motor Show by Kingsley Wijayasinha "Despite the increase in sales…

3 weeks ago

Event Round-Up – April 2019

by The Sponsorship Experts - Paul Poole (South East Asia) The first ever ASEAN Gastronomy Tourism Fair will kick off…

3 weeks ago

K-Pop star arrested over sex tape scandal

K-pop star Jung Joon-young has been arrested over allegations he shared sexually explicit videos of women filmed without their consent.…

4 weeks ago

Sold over 2.6 million copies and it’s not even released. Map of the Soul, BTS.

The new album Map of the Soul: Persona has already sold 2,685,030 copies. That was in just four days up to…

4 weeks ago

Siam Songkran Festival lights up this year’s Songkran in Bangkok

Sick of running around Bangkok with your 200 baht Tesco water pistol? Combine the annual water festival with a world…

1 month ago

BTS launch their new album on April 12, appear on Saturday Night Live the next day. Why this matters.

The music business is about to have another one of those seismic shifts in the next month as the power…

1 month ago

Another Yong bites the dust – K-Pop in crisis

Another K-pop star has been forced to quit their band after admitting he watched sex videos received from another idol.…

1 month ago

Cabinet supports bid for southern ‘Nora’ dance to be included in UNESCO heritage list

“The Thai government will nominate Nora at UNESCO’s upcoming meeting. "Nora, a southern traditional dance, has been given the nod…

1 month ago

Top 10 things to see in Phuket, on a budget (2019)

PHOTO: The Trick Eye Museum in Phuket Town We can't all afford to stay in the lap of luxury in…

1 month ago

Cooking spotted eagle ray is OK – Fisheries spokesperson

"The use of spotted eagle rays as a main ingredient in a reality TV cooking show is not illegal, though…

1 month ago

Event Round-Up – March 2019

The month kicks off with one of Thailand’s most unique and bizarre festivals and celebrations, that of the Tattoo Festival…

2 months ago