Married Thai couple shaken by harassment, death threats from homophobic Indonesians

A high-profile legal campaigner has said Indonesians would not be welcome in Thailand who left obscene and degrading comments on the page of a newlywed, same-sex Thai couple. Ronnarong Kaewpetch, an attorney whose Network of Campaigning for Justice takes on matters of public interest, had come to the couple’s defense after they were inundated with ...

Enough doses to vaccinate 3,000 heading to Thonglor as COVID cases hit new high: City Hall

Enough doses to vaccinate 3,000 heading to Thonglor as COVID cases hit new high: City Hall

With travel barriers going up around the capital during peak travel holidays, City Hall today reiterated plans to vaccinate 3,000 people on an emergency basis in Bangkok’s...

2 Thonglor club managers jailed over COVID spread – owners escape scrutiny

2 Thonglor club managers jailed over COVID spread – owners escape scrutiny

A court Sunday handed down jail time to the managers of two Thonglor nightlife hotspots linked to the spread of the coronavirus in Bangkok and the whiff of politician scandal....

Songkran travel plans screwed? Here’s what the airlines are currently offering.

Songkran travel plans screwed? Here’s what the airlines are currently offering.

With surprise restrictions spoiling an untold number of Songkran travels, airlines are rushing to update their policies for all those canceled trips. All major budget carriers...

Did Chuvit accuse Thailand’s only COVID-infected minister of visiting super-spreader strip club? He won’t name names.

Did Chuvit accuse Thailand’s only COVID-infected minister of visiting super-spreader strip club? He won’t name names.

When a member of the cabinet this week announced that he had COVID-19, he categorically denied hanging out in Bangkok’s Thonglor nightlife scene. The next day, a former...

Bangkok’s hospitals run out of COVID tests as new rules create travel crunch

Bangkok’s hospitals run out of COVID tests as new rules create travel crunch

Last-minute travel barriers spurring a surge of demand for COVID-tests on the eve of the nation’s biggest holiday has overwhelmed Bangkok’s private hospitals. After a slew of...

Serious ocean people agree with Thai navy that Netflix’s ‘Seaspiracy’ is crap

Serious ocean people agree with Thai navy that Netflix’s ‘Seaspiracy’ is crap

A sexy Netflix doc leaning on images of swarthy Asian thugs to call out the sins of Thailand’s fishing industry isn’t just being criticized in the kingdom but by a slew of...

Over a thousand people crowd into Thonglor’s Arena 10 for free COVID tests (Photos)

Over a thousand people crowd into Thonglor’s Arena 10 for free COVID tests (Photos)

Hundreds of people queued hours today for free COVID-19 tests in Thonglor as health officials trace more than 500 infections to nearby nightlife areas. A large crowd formed in...

Pimp-turned-whistleblower Chuvit blames ‘VVIPs’ who pack Thonglor titty clubs for endless COVID (Video)

Pimp-turned-whistleblower Chuvit blames ‘VVIPs’ who pack Thonglor titty clubs for endless COVID (Video)

Maverick former politician Chuvit Kamolvisit said this afternoon that top officials should come clean about their visits to a Bangkok night club where dozens of COVID-19 cases...

More closures spell ‘death penalty’ to Bangkok proprietors, who see a double standard

More closures spell ‘death penalty’ to Bangkok proprietors, who see a double standard

Bangkok’s restaurants are already feeling the effects of the latest COVID-19 outbreak, and some are unhappy about what they say is the uneven application of anti-virus measures....


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