People

Profiles of locals and celebrities.

Wai Khru – setting a bad example for the future. Thailand’s demand for respect from its young

Hazing (US English), initiation ceremonies (British English), bastardisation (Australian English), ragging (South Asia), or deposition, refers to the practice of rituals,…

3 weeks ago

Phuket expat re-invents the way sewing machines work

British inventor creates a new sewing system that eliminates the bobbin. When you list the worlds top inventions the sewing…

4 weeks ago

VIDEO: British pianist performs at Thai Elephant Sanctuary

PHOTO: Tree Hugger Paul Barton is a British classical pianist who seems to have made some new friends. At the…

1 month ago

Shilpa Shetty and Raj Kundra celebrate Shamita’s birthday in Phuket

Actress Shamita Shetty travelled to Phuket as her birthday destination. Shamita turned 40 on February 2. Shamita Shetty is one…

1 month ago

Enterprising young Cambodian impresses with multi-lingual skills

Young vendors become very resourceful at extracting money from tourists. All in the quest of making an honest living and…

2 months ago

So long, farewell – Yingluck says goodbye to Thai politics

Former Thai PM, and fugitive, Yingluck Shinawatra is saying she has "washed her hands of Thai politics" because she has…

2 months ago

Leo returns to ‘The Beach’

... well, a beach in Phuket anyway. PHOTO: BACKGRID It's 19 years since Leo DiCaprio starred in 'The Beach'. The…

2 months ago

Hua Hin expat postpones attempt to cross the Gulf. On a paddle board!

A Russian living in Hua Hin is attempting to cross the Gulf of Thailand. And he's not going on the…

3 months ago

Who is Miss Thailand, last weekend’s runner-up in the Miss World competition?

PHOTOS: Sereechai Puttes/Time Out Bangkok "Beauty is seen in action and how much you give to society. Beauty is what…

3 months ago

Tail-rotor control failure linked to Vichai helicopter crash

A British investigation centered on the helicopter of the late Thai billionaire Vichai Srivaddhanprabha, reports that his helicopter had spun…

3 months ago

Remembering King Bhumibol, the musician

In remembrance of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej The Thaiger is proud to share one of His Majesty's many talents, his…

3 months ago

Annissa Flynn – Pro women’s World Flowboarding Champion

The Thaiger is very proud of local girl Anni Flynn on her defending of the World Flowboarding Championship, held recently…

4 months ago

Phuket’s world champion flow-boarder is back in town

Annissa Flynn, Phuket's young surf star, has done it again by retaining her world title in the arena of flow-boarding.…

4 months ago

Part-time Samui snake man catches King Cobra with bare hands

King Cobra vs British Snake Whisperer. 47 year old UK citizen, Philip Brook won. Thai television TNA has show a…

4 months ago

“We are doing all we can” – the search for ‘Boss’ Yoovidhya

The Royal Thai Police are hitting back at claims from a top Thai prosecutor that they are doing nothing to…

4 months ago

Phuket teenager helps mother clean up roads before school

A 17 year old boy helps his mother clean up the road before going to school every day. Pohnwit ‘Mint’ Kongrun…

4 months ago

Netherlands to Thailand, the long way

by Wattanapol Matcha Want to catch up with your father? Usually a short drive, phone call or quick email will…

4 months ago

Making ends meet – washing cars for 5,000 baht a day

A 70 year old Aussie expat has rolled up his sleeves and ended up with a prosperous little local business…

4 months ago

Leicester City players arrive in Bangkok for Vichai’s funeral

PHOTO: Goal.com Leicester City football club players and fans have paid emotional tributes to Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, who died in a…

4 months ago

Surachate Hakparn is the “People’s Policeman”

The new immigration chief Maj-Gen Surachate Hakparn, and the Thai government's poster boy for rounding up all the baddies, has…

5 months ago