Police find dangerous illegal substance in Thailand’s ‘best-selling’ diet pills

This morning, police raided two offices belong to the distributor of Kalo diet pills, the self-proclaimed “best-selling” diet supplementary in Thailand, after they found the illegal hunger suppressant sibutramine in the pills, which are sold widely online and at Watsons drug stores, and have been endorsed by celebrities, bloggers, and other “real users.” At 8:30am, ...

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Rampaging Rodent! Fat rat eats all the cakes at Sala Daeng station bakery (VIDEO)

Rampaging Rodent! Fat rat eats all the cakes at Sala Daeng station bakery (VIDEO)

A video showing a rat on the baked goods at a central BTS station bakery went viral over the weekend and had viewers thinking twice about grabbing a snack in the station. Facebook...

Doctor says Thai smartphone addiction can lead to obesity

Doctor says Thai smartphone addiction can lead to obesity

One Bangkok doctor has told a news station that she believes smartphone addiction by Thais can lead to obesity and other health issues. Department of Public Health spokeswoman Dr....

Thailand debates possible legalization of vapes, shisha, e-cigarettes

Thailand debates possible legalization of vapes, shisha, e-cigarettes

The debate on non-cigarette smoking products continues in Thailand, amid a legal ban on their import and possession. Academics and users of e-cigarettes and shisha, along with...

After citizen collects bag of butts in 30 minutes, Phuket’s Surin Beach to post warning signs

After citizen collects bag of butts in 30 minutes, Phuket’s Surin Beach to post warning signs

Officials have assured the public that signs will be posted at Surin Beach to warn tourists and other visitors to not smoke on the beach and to not drop their cigarette butts on...

After foreign man’s penile injury, Thai dentist warns about oral sex with brace-wearers

After foreign man’s penile injury, Thai dentist warns about oral sex with brace-wearers

An unusual and painful sexual injury story is making the rounds in Thai media this week, it’s the tale of a foreign man in Pattaya who suffered painful cuts to his penis when...

Vaping can land you in Thai jail and one UK travel agent is telling all her clients

Vaping can land you in Thai jail and one UK travel agent is telling all her clients

Though vaping and smoking e-cigarettes has been illegal since 2014 in Thailand, the practice is still quite common among both Thais and foreigners and the law is not widely...

Thailand’s pale penis procedure unpopular with Paris physicians at conference

Thailand’s pale penis procedure unpopular with Paris physicians at conference

The recent viral news about Thai penis whitening treatments were the subject of discussion at a Paris conference for cosmetic surgeons over the weekend. Unsurprisingly, the...

Blacklisted big-legged beggar takes Muslim name, thinks it’ll help him enter Thailand

Blacklisted big-legged beggar takes Muslim name, thinks it’ll help him enter Thailand

Since getting married in Africa a few months ago, notorious big-legged beggar Benjamin Holst has converted to his wife’s Muslim religion. With that change, came a new name to...

Attempts continue to save life of tiger with cancer, two kilogram tumor

Attempts continue to save life of tiger with cancer, two kilogram tumor

Government veterinarians in rural Songkhla province are trying to save the life of a female tiger, 20, with a two kilogram cancerous breast tumor that had already spread the...


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