White Temple designer displeased with chocolate box featuring image of his temple

Thailand’s national artist Chalermchai Kositpipat attacked a chocolate company that is using an image of his famous White Temple on their box without permission The 62-year-old artist displayed the chocolate box in question at a press conference yesterday Produced by Lotte Shanghai Foods company in China and imported by a Thai company, the chocolate box features an image of the White Temple, or Wat Rong Khun,...

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Central Group buys British Embassy land for 20 billion baht

Despite facing criticism for selling the land, the Central Group’s offer price was high enough for the Brits to sell off more of the prized parcel where the British Embassy sits...

Central Group buys British Embassy land for 20 billion baht

Tourism made up whopping 17% of Thailand’s income last year

The government has released the surprising figure that travel and tourism accounted for a whopping 17 percent of the nation’s income in 2016 Are you wondering just how much...

Tourism made up whopping 17% of Thailand’s income last year

Thais among Asia’s happiest workers: jobsDB survey

Thais have shown consistency when it comes to job satisfaction and being optimistic at work, according to jobsDB’s 2016 Happiness Index Report Among people in the seven Asian...

Thais among Asia’s happiest workers: jobsDB survey

Biz-spiration: The mai Bangkok Business Challenge® @ Sasin 2017 plants seeds of sustainability

Presented by Do you care about the environment and sustainability Well, you already clicked on this article so we’re assuming your answer is “Oh! yes, I do!” And...

Biz-spiration: The mai Bangkok Business Challenge® @ Sasin 2017 plants seeds of sustainability

Finally! Buy train tickets online starting tomorrow

The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) has finally decided to allow people to buy train tickets online, easing countless headaches for Thais, expats and international...

Finally! Buy train tickets online starting tomorrow

43 percent of Thais would take a job with less pay if it offered travel opportunities

A staggering 43 percent of Thai business travelers would accept a lower paying job if it meant they could travel more for work, according to a recent study by Bookingcom The...

43 percent of Thais would take a job with less pay if it offered travel opportunities

One guy thinks Trump’s policies are going to be awesome for Thailand

Paiboon Nalintarangkun, TISCO Assets’ CEO, made some surprising comments at a recent seminar The event was catchily-named “Stock Market Outlook after the Inauguration of...

One guy thinks Trump’s policies are going to be awesome for Thailand

825,000 tourists expected to flood Thailand over Chinese New Year

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) expects 825,000 foreign tourists to visit the country during Chinese New Year festivities, generating more than THB19 billion for the...

825,000 tourists expected to flood Thailand over Chinese New Year

Nok Air blasted for mistreatment of disabled passenger, CEO’s insensitive remarks

Nok Air is on blast on Thai social media after a report from a passenger that staff mistreated her disabled husband The passenger, Parranee Boolong, called on Nok CEO Patee...

Nok Air blasted for mistreatment of disabled passenger, CEO’s insensitive remarks

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