Thai Life

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Mummy makeovers rising trend in medical tourism market

Mummy makeovers in Thailand? You may not have heard about this phenomenon but it's a real thing in the medical…

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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…

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Six per cent of Thai university students have attempted suicide

Recent research reveals a disturbing finding that over 6 per cent of university students have attempted suicide. The study findings…

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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…

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A new visa paperwork problem for some expats?

We get occasional emails from expats relating their various problems with Immigration as they apply for new visas or renewals.…

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Top 10 ways to cope with the humidity in Thailand

It’s humid most of the year in Thailand. In the southern areas, during the ‘wet season’, it’s hot and humid…

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Top 10 fine dining restaurants in Phuket

There are many fine-dining experiences in Phuket. And there are some that, whilst not traditional fine-dining, deserve to be rated…

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Deputy PM orders review of intercity and rural road speeds

Deputy PM, Defence Minister and also in charge of police affairs, General Prawit Wongsuwan has instructed police and related agencies…

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The 48 best cities in the world in 2019, have your say.

PHOTO: LA, one of the top five cities in the world What do New York, Melbourne and Chicago have in…

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WARNING: Dengue cases four times worse than last year

A nationwide alert has gone up about a big rise in Dengue cases across the country. Hospitals nationwide are being…

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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.…

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Alcohol ban this weekend and the following weekend of the election

There will be a 24 hour alcohol ban this weekend as well as on the weekend of the general election…

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Thai Smile opens new Bangkok-Kolkata route

Jumping on the tourism bandwagon between India and Thailand, Thai Smile Airways has announced a new route from Bangkok to…

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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…

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4 ways Thais use Twitter. Which one are you?

With hundreds of millions of users globally, Twitter is many things to many people. Amongst Thailand’s growing Twitter community, it’s…

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From Moto GP to Weed Fest, Buriram leads the way

PHOTO: A Pan Ram supporter can't wait for the 'cannabis festival' next month in Buriram province - Khaosod English They…

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Phuket 1988: Thai expat digs out his old Super 8 movies

David Barrett gets out his Super 8 projector for another film night - this time we see Patong in 1988,…

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Will Asian airlines allow female flight attendants to leave the make up and tight clothes at home?

Some regional airlines, principally AirAsia and Vietnam’s VietJet Air are being criticised for putting young female flight attendants in tight-fitting…

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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…

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Top 10 tips for riding a motorbike in Thailand (2019)

Motorbikes and scooters are the most popular mode of transport in Thailand, and most of south east asia. The 110cc…

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