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  • Thailand Video News | Air Japan flight cancellation domino effect, Japanese man accused of uranium trafficking

    Stay up to date with the latest news from Thailand, as Alex and Jay bring you the headlines shaping the nation. Exploring a range of stories making waves across the country: Air Japan flight cancellation domino effect, Japanese man accused of uranium trafficking, Kamala beach wastewater problem, American escapes jail time following Trip Advisor review, and misinterpreted Social Media Post.  …

  • Thailand Video News | Man confesses to murdering wife after reporting her missing, Businesses brace for minimum wage hike

    In today’s Thailand video news, Alex delves into a myriad of pressing issues capturing the nation’s attention. From the concerning proposal to raise the minimum wage, sparking worries among Thai businesses, to the shocking confession of a wife’s murder in Chachoengsao, each headline highlights significant developments. Additionally, a high-ranking police official facing charges linked to online gambling, a new policy…

  • Thailand Video News | Woman missing after fight with husband, Man loses 10,000 baht after sex with stranger

    In today’s headline news, Alex cover a series of events unfolds across Thailand. Beginning with Thai man loses 10,000 baht after sex with woman met on roadside, a 19-year-old woman, fights against the unauthorized sharing of explicit videos online. Tragedy strikes with the drowning of 10-year-old Veerawat in the Mekong River, prompting urgent calls for safety measures. Concerns deepen over…

  • Thailand Video News | Myanmar conscription sparks Thai refugee influx concerns, Bangkok Produce leads campaign to fight PM2.5 dust

    In today’s news roundup from Thailand, several significant events are highlighted, shedding light on various aspects of the country’s socio-political landscape. Bangkok Produce leads campaign on crop burning to fight PM2.5 dust Firstly, efforts to combat PM2.5 dust pollution in Bangkok and other cities are gaining momentum. Bangkok Produce, a leading agri-food conglomerate, has taken the lead in a campaign…

  • Thailand Video News | 500,000 Baht Medical Insurance for Tourists, Man seeks jail time for welfare

    In this video, Alex and Jay dive into the latest from Thailand, tackling stories that range from a man using theft as an escape from family drama, to the country’s new tourist insurance scheme, pollution battles, Mike Tyson’s cannabis business, and a bizarre revival after death. They’re here to give you the scoop on Thailand’s current affairs, covering everything from…

  • Thailand News Today | Thai man gets married for 14th time, KFC’s romantic(?) fried chicken ring

    Bangkok battles severe air quality dip prompting remote work Bangkok experienced severe air quality issues on February 14, with high levels of PM2.5 particulate matter recorded in most districts. This led the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) to urge state agencies and private entities to facilitate remote working for their personnel for two days. Despite this, schools remained open, as safe…

  • Thailand News Today | Cannabis bill paused for public discourse, Ex-PM Thaksin to be released from jail early

    Thailand’s jailed former Prime Minister is set to be released from prison early Thailand’s former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, a pivotal figure in the country’s political landscape, is set to be released from prison following parole approval, just six months after ending his 15-year self-imposed exile. His return and subsequent sentencing to eight years for charges including corruption, which was…

  • Thailand News Today | Farang’s on e-unicycles raise local ire, PM calls for more security for royal family

    The Prime Minister is calling for heightened security for the royal family Following a recent incident where student activist Tantawan Tuatulanon and a member of the Thalu Wang group attempted to disrupt Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn’s motorcade by honking and lane-cutting, Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin called for increased security measures for the royal family, emphasizing the importance of their safety…

  • Thailand News Today | Sedan falls into pit in Bangkok, Hazardous levels of ultrafine dust

    The Thai Chamber of Commerce (TCC) has urged the Bank of Thailand to consider reducing interest rates at its next meeting, despite the economy showing signs of recovery. The TCC, led by chairman Sanan Angubolkul, highlighted the economy’s vulnerability to challenges such as geopolitical issues, the impact of the Israel-Hamas conflict on shipping and energy prices, and the pressure on…

  • Exploring the Enchantment of Amari Phuket | Luxury, Cuisine, and Serenity

      Join us on a captivating journey through Amari Phuket, where luxury meets the charm of Thai hospitality. Nestled on the tranquil shores of Thailand’s renowned island, our video tour showcases the best of what Amari Phuket has to offer. From the serene relaxation at Samutr Bar to the unique dining experiences in the elevated TreePods and the vibrant Thai…

  • Best Dispensaries Bangkok: The High Times ft. Casey Jones

      This week on Thaiger Top Shelf Alex heads to Thong Lor to catch up with the latest flower news at The High Times. With the ever-changing landscape that is the Thai cannabis market, Alex consults with Casey Jones to stay up to date. In this Thaiger series, we try the strain and let you know how it hits so…

  • Friendly catfish steals Thai hearts online with fin-tastic affection

    A uniquely sociable freshwater catfish, known for its fondness for human interaction, has attracted widespread attention and concern for its well-being. Fish lover Denchai Lueklek shared the extraordinary behaviour of the catfish on his Facebook account. On September 27, news correspondents visited Denchai’s residence in the Sai Thai sub-district, Krabi, to witness the catfish’s behaviour first-hand. The 50 year old…

  • Motorist’s spontaneous act of back-scratching at traffic light sparks laughter online

    A viral online incident that amused netizens features an unexpected act of kindness. A woman chose to step down from her motorcycle, parked at a red light, to lend a helping hand to another female motorist in front. In a recent article published on the website Baomoi, a peculiar yet heartwarming incident was narrated. A lady, whilst waiting in traffic,…

  • Shocking TikTok video reveals tapeworms in wild bear: Wildlife photographer’s startling discovery

    A viral video, viewed over 24 million times, features documentary wildlife photographer Mark Bouldoukian, known as @markian.b on TikTok, having a startling encounter with a brown bear with what appeared to be long white ropes attached to its rear but in reality, these were not ropes but rather tapeworms. The video’s creator indicated that tapeworms residing inside bears can grow…

  • Bangkok Voted No.3 Top Destination for Backpackers 2023 | GMT

    https://youtu.be/peBhpclMqS8 Thailand news is abuzz with exciting updates for locals and tourists alike. Bangkok has been voted as the third top destination for backpackers in 2023, and the city is gearing up for the annual Songkran festival celebrations. While a Thai man won 5000 baht for his best outfit at the office’s Songkran party, a senior Buddhist monk has criticized…

  • Thailand braces for thunderstorms, hail, and strong winds | GMT

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yf4OkSqEtGQ The Thai Meteorological Department warned residents to be prepared for thunderstorms, strong winds, and hail. Meanwhile, the Nakhon Ratchasima Zoo announced their success in breeding the rare red-headed vulture, also known as the Asian king vulture. This marks the first successful breeding of the species in Thailand in 30 years and only the second instance worldwide. As Thailand prepares…

  • Top 5 Cheapest Tourist Destinations in Thailand | GMT

    https://youtu.be/ahRBBMxMp74 The latest episode of GMT is filled with news from Thailand, ranging from bizarre to tragic incidents that occurred in the country. One of the most prominent incidents mentioned is the arrest of a young British man for destroying property at a 7-Eleven store in the Pathumwan district of Bangkok. This is just one example of the country’s growing…

  • Thai man wins lottery with numbers given by ChatGPT | GMT

    https://youtu.be/y_9jh5MV1Hk Thailand is a country of both beauty and turmoil, as evidenced by recent events highlighted in a Good Morning Thailand episode. The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) expects the Songkran holiday to generate 18.5 billion baht in revenue, surpassing 2019 levels due to pent-up demand for domestic travel. This news may provide a glimmer of hope for the country’s…

  • Thai city ranked most polluted city in the world | GMT

    https://youtu.be/wMOu8ZZoFO4 In today’s GMT episode, a range of current events in Thailand were discussed. One of the major highlights was the announcement that Thailand’s lottery office has stopped paying out prizes with cash due to concerns over illegal gambling activities. Winners will now receive their prizes through electronic transfers, a move that is aimed at curbing the rampant illegal lottery…

  • Visa Exemption is back to 30 days? | GMT

    https://youtube.com/live/yaOghH___Hw A recent bar fight at the YES Pattaya pub on Third Road in Thailand resulted in injuries to more than six people. The brawl, which involved two groups of young adults, occurred in the early hours of the morning at 3:20 am. This incident highlights the ongoing issue of violence in nightlife establishments in the country. In other news,…

  • A hangry aussie man arrested over brawl in Patong | GMT

    https://youtube.com/live/G4qsjhndbfQ Today‘s Good Morning Thailand episode is set to be an exciting one, with a range of topics from police raids to a whale sighting. The Cyber Crime Investigation Bureau (CCIB) police and police commandos raided 17 locations in Bangkok and surrounding provinces today, including the luxury home belonging to the husband of Thai actress Yardthip Rajpal. The raids are…

  • Thailand’s 45 day visa exemption policy | GMT

    https://youtube.com/live/tEMWlleRNQQ Today’s Good Morning Thailand Show will explore a range of important topics related to Thailand. The first topic is an investigation into a medical clinic in Pak Kret district in Nonthaburi province near Bangkok, which is being conducted by the police after a breast augmentation surgery patient died six hours after the procedure. The second topic will be the…

  • Songkran 2023 is going to be marvelous | GMT

    https://youtube.com/live/B90ShNxd7CA April is one of the most celebrated months of the year in Thailand, with the traditional Thai New Year of Songkran being one of the most culturally important celebrations in the kingdom. This April, Thailand is also making headlines for its stunning scuba diving destination in Trang, Koh Chang Karp, which local tour boats have hailed as the most…

  • Sukhumvit bar owner threatens tourists with gun | Thaiger News Today

    https://youtu.be/aDIw1-bTVMg In Thailand, media outlets have formed an alliance to provide live reporting of unofficial election results during the upcoming General Election. This was prompted by the Election Commission’s (EC) decision to use a non–real–time official reporting format, which has raised concerns about transparency and fairness. The missing Frenchman lost in the forest around Khao Eto Mountain in Prachin Buri…

  • 100k fine for smoking on Hua Hin Beach | GMT

    https://youtube.com/live/dDJCjCqvVX8   In the latest news, strikes in Germany have forced Thai Airways to cancel 6 flights, causing chaos for travellers. Meanwhile, health authorities in Thailand have reported three cases of monkeypox, sparking concerns about the spread of the disease. To make matters worse, Thailand is bracing for a scorching summer this year. The recent news of energy bill hikes…

  • Thai buffalo becomes beauty influencer | Thaiger News Weekly

    Thailand election to be held May 14 Thailand’s Election Committee (EC) confirmed today that Thailand’s general election will be held on May 14, 2023. While the vote will be held on May 14, early ballots cast on May 7. Over 52 million people are required to vote. The election follows Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s dissolution of the House of Representatives, endorsed by…

  • She ate 3KG of chicken and rice in just 35 minutes | GMT

    The latest episode of the popular talkshow, Good Morning Thailand was full of exciting stories from around the country. The show began with a remarkable story from Bangkok. A Taiwanese woman, who had been living in the city for the past few months, recently won a 3kg chicken rice eating challenge. She managed to finish the entire meal in less…

  • Police saved 2 hostages from Chinese kidnapper | GMT

    The latest episode of Good Morning Thailand is sure to be a hit with its exciting and diverse lineup of topics. From the potential effects of the US Bank collapse on Thai businesses to the successful capture of a Chinese kidnapper at the airport, viewers will be on the edge of their seats. The episode kicks off with a discussion…

  • Thailand dissolves Parliament with immediate effect | GMT

    This week on the talkshow, we explore the latest news from Thailand. First, we discuss the bizarre incident of a bee attack at a temple in Thailand. It is believed that the attack was caused by loud music being played at the temple, which angered the bees and caused them to swarm. Next, we discuss the results of a survey…

  • More sea turtle eggs found in Phang Nga province | GMT

    In Thailand, officials are looking to promote Muslim–friendly tourism, while a new bill is being proposed to legalise sex work. In a related incident, police have arrested two “doctors” who were operating two clinics without licenses. Meanwhile, sea turtle eggs continue to be found across Phang Nga. These topics and more will be discussed on the latest episode of the…