Breathe, gamers: The PS5 is finally on its way to Thailand

After months of grumbling that Thailand’s gamers were being dissed by Sony, the Japanese console-maker announced its PlayStation 5 will arrive early next month. Sony Thai said today that pre-orders for two flavors of its next-gen gaming console will begin Jan. 22, with units expected to hit shelves Feb. 5.  As usual, Thai gamers will ...

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Thai moonshot plan gets priority-checked by Earthlings

Thai moonshot plan gets priority-checked by Earthlings

Thailand wants to reach for the stars and send a satellite to orbit Luna, but not everyone is over the moon about the idea. An education minister’s announcement that Thailand...

Twitter removes 926 accounts linked to Royal Thai Army disinformation

Twitter removes 926 accounts linked to Royal Thai Army disinformation

“I want to see the Future Forward Party dissolved,” someone tweeted Feb. 21, hours before the popular progressive party vowing to rein in the military was dissolved by the...

3-2-1: Thai Air Force surveillance nanosatellite launches Friday

3-2-1: Thai Air Force surveillance nanosatellite launches Friday

Thailand’s first military satellite will launch into space Friday from South America. After three launches were scrubbed due to technical issues and then the pandemic, the...

Telehealth app ‘Ooca’ offers free counseling to Thais living abroad during pandemic

Telehealth app ‘Ooca’ offers free counseling to Thais living abroad during pandemic

Thai expats around the world looking for help with the stress of these times can get some from a real health professional for free via a telehealth counseling app. Ooca, a virtual...

Prominent digital dissidents ditch Twitter over privacy, security fears

Prominent digital dissidents ditch Twitter over privacy, security fears

A number of Twitter luminaries say they’ve signed off for the last time and jumped ship to a more secure platform over concerns they no longer trust the California tech giant....

Sawasdee Twitter! Platform expands reach with @TwitterThailand

Sawasdee Twitter! Platform expands reach with @TwitterThailand

The American social media platform that’s grown increasingly popular with Thais, though still lagging behind Facebook, Instagram and possibly TikTok now, today launched a...

Life goes on at Bangkok’s largest fresh market despite shutdown (Video)

Life goes on at Bangkok’s largest fresh market despite shutdown (Video)

Bangkok is in the sixth week of a virtual shutdown that has stripped the capital of the very things which define it, for better or worse. Gone is its nauseating traffic, and empty...

10GB of free mobile data available starting next week

10GB of free mobile data available starting next week

The national broadcasting regulator announced today that it will give away mobile broadband access to encourage people to stay home. Starting April 10, those with Thai ID cards...

Pope cautions Thai youth against tech pitfalls

Pope cautions Thai youth against tech pitfalls

Pope Francis warned against the potential pitfalls of technology and the competition for young people’s “attention” on Friday, dedicating the final full day of...


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