Thai beauty queen stripped of title for trying to compete in another unauthorized contest

Miss Grand Thailand, one of the top beauty contests in Thailand, shocked fans with a Facebook announcement yesterday that it had fired the winner from their Lampang province competition after finding out that she’s competing in another beauty contest. Miss Grand Thailand, which holds provincial beauty contests in all 76 of the country’s  provinces and ...

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Trans beauty queen, star of Coconuts’ documentary crowned Miss Tiffany’s Universe

Trans beauty queen, star of Coconuts’ documentary crowned Miss Tiffany’s Universe

The second time was the charm for Kanwara “Esmon” Kaewjeen, who won the Miss Tiffany’s Universe 2018 pageant on Friday night, a year after being eliminated without making...

Smoking Hot: Ambient pop act Cigarettes After Sex returns to Bangkok in November

Smoking Hot: Ambient pop act Cigarettes After Sex returns to Bangkok in November

Cigarettes after Sex has a quite a following in Bangkok. It’s no wonder why — Thai indie rock fans are known for loving dreamlike melodies and lyrics that go heavy on...

Maroon 5 returns to Thailand next year

Maroon 5 returns to Thailand next year

American pop band Maroon 5 is heading back to Bangkok in March, part of the world tour to promote their latest album Red Pills Blues. After stops in Macau and our sister Coconuts...

Gyrating Grannies: Moms and grandmas get into beefcake bonanza ‘Thunder from Down Under’ for free

Gyrating Grannies: Moms and grandmas get into beefcake bonanza ‘Thunder from Down Under’ for free

Here’s one for the saucy mamas who like a good deal and seeing buff dudes in small shorts. The Australian male strip show Thunder from Down Under is offering a special...

Interview: Khruangbin, the band making American rock music under the influence of Thai molam

Interview: Khruangbin, the band making American rock music under the influence of Thai molam

The band from Houston, Texas, with a Thai name that means “airplane” got off the ground partly because of an inadvertent change of flight plans 10 years ago. Laura Lee...

The Weeknd to make Bangkok debut in December

The Weeknd to make Bangkok debut in December

Award-winning R&B singer The Weeknd is headed to Bangkok as part of his first-ever Asia tour. A tour poster released on his Instagram and Twitter accounts has the...

71-year-old Thai woman wows ‘America’s Got Talent’ with youthful look, jaw-dropping dance

71-year-old Thai woman wows ‘America’s Got Talent’ with youthful look, jaw-dropping dance

A 71-year-old Thai woman inspired the judges and studio audience as she effortlessly performed a tough ballroom dance number on last night’s America’s Got Talent, proving age...

BREAKING: Miss Universe 2018 to be held in Thailand

BREAKING: Miss Universe 2018 to be held in Thailand

Pageant fanatics, rejoice! The Miss Universe 2018 contest will be held in Thailand on December 17. At a press conference in Bangkok this afternoon, Miss Universe Organization...


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