Rainmaking efforts improving air quality, Thai gov’t says

The Thai government today declared that rainmaking efforts they first revealed on Monday have yielded positive results in efforts to improve what’s been dire air quality for more than a week now. Puttipong Punnakan, deputy secretary-general of the Prime Minister’s Office and Government spokesperson, revealed that rainmaking operations — which began at 3pm yesterday — ...

Unssssolicited Visitor: 6-meter-long king cobra drops by Thai woman’s home (VIDEO)

Unssssolicited Visitor: 6-meter-long king cobra drops by Thai woman’s home (VIDEO)

What are some of the most terrifying things a person can discover in their home? We rank snakes pretty high. We rank gigantic, Jurassic Park-level snakes even higher. So when a...

Model claiming Trump secrets pleads guilty, getting deported

Model claiming Trump secrets pleads guilty, getting deported

The Belarusian model and self-proclaimed “sex trainer” who sensationally claimed to have proof of Russian efforts to help Donald Trump win the US election pleaded guilty in a...

Thai trial of model claiming Trump secrets set to begin

Thai trial of model claiming Trump secrets set to begin

A Belarusian model who sensationally claimed she had proof of Russian efforts to help Donald Trump win office appeared in court Tuesday for the expected start of her trial over...

He’s Back (kind of): Former PM Thaksin Shinwatra launches weekly podcast

He’s Back (kind of): Former PM Thaksin Shinwatra launches weekly podcast

What does it take to shush a Shinawatra? Apparently more than being exiled or overthrown by a military government. Business mogul and former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra is...

MAKE IT RAIN: Thai gov’t will hit the clouds in effort to battle smog

MAKE IT RAIN: Thai gov’t will hit the clouds in effort to battle smog

Good morning, citizens. Coconuts Bangkok here, back at you with what we sincerely hope doesn’t become a daily smog update. Desperate to find solutions for the capital’s dire...

Police hunt for Thai man who allegedly killed 5 family members, including pregnant wife

Police hunt for Thai man who allegedly killed 5 family members, including pregnant wife

Police are on the hunt for a 37-year-old Thai man accused of murdering five family members — including his pregnant wife — last night. Authorities believes they are...

Bangkok’s air pollution cracks world’s worst top 10, threatening public health

Bangkok’s air pollution cracks world’s worst top 10, threatening public health

Good morning Bangkokians. Today’s forecast: cloudy with a 100 percent chance of smog — again. If the past two mornings in the capital have seemed next-level awful, your...

Thai security forces kill two insurgents who drove into a school at lunchtime and opened fire

Thai security forces kill two insurgents who drove into a school at lunchtime and opened fire

Two insurgents believed to be tied to a motorcycle drive-by shooting at a school in Thailand’s south were shot dead Saturday, police said, as UNICEF warned of trauma for...

Runaway Saudi teen settles in Canada after whirlwind Bangkok drama led to her getting asylum

Runaway Saudi teen settles in Canada after whirlwind Bangkok drama led to her getting asylum

All smiles.


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