Section: Thai Life

Expats, locals and more – stay informed about life and happenings in Thailand.

Money can’t buy happiness in Bangkok – new study

by Chularat Saengpassa Findings, from the “Integrative Thai Family Study Based on Family Life Cycle”, have been released and underline…

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Immigration officers asked to show leniency to foreigners applying for retirement & marriage visas

Thai immigration say that they're willing to show leniency to foreigners in the prickly subject of proving income when applying…

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Thai Airways charges British passenger 80,000 baht for extra luggage

PHOTO: Thai Airways A British expat has been charged a whopping 79,825.13 baht by Thai Airways for extra luggage on…

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Thailand Tourism Festival 2019 showcasing Thailand to Thais

The Tourism Authority of Thailand will host the 39th edition of Thailand Tourism Festival at Bangkok's Lumpini Park from January…

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‘The Cave’ due out mid year – First cave rescue film to reach cinemas

PHOTO: Thai-born director Tom Waller on location during the filming of "The Cave" in central Thailand - AFP A Thai-born…

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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…

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2019: It’s all about you

2019 comes with all sorts of expectations - a new beginning, a renaissance, a rebirth. You may be looking ahead…

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Bangkok Airways celebrates the arrival of its 40th aircraft

Bangkok Airways has welcome the latest Airbus A319 as the local airline's 40th aircraft when it arrived at Suvarnabhumi Airport. The event…

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Top 10 countries in Asia – DataLeads report

PHOTO: Travelience "Japan is ranked the best country in Asia and fifth globally. Thailand ranks 27th globally" DataLeads reports that…

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Phuket’s Top 10 Brunches

Brunch has become a weekend staple on the island and its seems everyone has their own take on this beloved…

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Experience the creative vibe during Bangkok Design Week with Airbnb

Thailand is a hub of creativity; a country filled with artisanal culinary gems and art galleries that boasts creativity and…

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International Hip Hop sensation at Sugar Club Phuket

Sugar Club Phuket is hyped to host the Thailand premier of US Hip Hop sensation Rae Sremmurd, live on Tuesday,…

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Exemption of visa on arrival fees to boost Chinese New Year

The exemption of fees for visa on arrival is expected is expected to boost Chinese arrivals during the Chinese New…

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Chiang Mai: The good, bad and ugly

PHOTO: TakeMeTour Post Magazine has published it's 'review' of Chiang Mai, with the "good, bad and ugly sides to Thailand’s…

1 week ago

Top 10 things NOT to do in Phuket

NB. There is a general tone of supporting western attitudes towards animal welfare throughout this article. The Thaiger does not…

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The internet booms and print languishes in 2019 advertising spend

Thailand's Digital advertising market spend is poised to reach 124 billion baht in 2019. That's a growth of nearly 5%.…

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Thai Lion Air brings in new luggage restrictions *Thaiger Bites

Thai Lion Air has brought in new luggage policies, with tickets purchased from January 15 onward. For cabin baggage they…

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Business class bird stowaway in Singapore Airlines flight

by The Straits Times - Asia News Network A Singapore Airlines flight headed to London's Heathrow Airport found it had an…

1 week ago

Explore the best of Patong from Patong Bay Hill Resort, Phuket

Patong Beach is the most popular beach destination in Phuket. Known the world over, the neighbourhood is the beating heart…

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Pattaya ranked fourth healthiest city in the entire world

Pattayatoday.net has the enthusiastic headline.... "Pattaya ranked fourth healthiest city in the entire world by UK website" The study, carried…

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