Thailand’s first Apple Store coming to Icon Siam mall next month: report

Apple will reportedly launch its first Thai store at Icon Siam, the mixed-use property located on the banks of Chao Phraya River that will become Bangkok’s biggest mall when it opens on Nov. 9, according to multiple sources. With the country’s obsession with iPhones, Thais won’t just get one — but two Apple Stores, according ...

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7-Eleven to launch banking service next month

7-Eleven to launch banking service next month

Their attempt to sell draft beer might have fallen flat, but 7-Eleven is still busy diversifying what’s on offer at their convenience stores. The latest move? Banking services....

Thai man punches female sales clerk after iPhone X doesn’t detect his face (VIDEO)

Thai man punches female sales clerk after iPhone X doesn’t detect his face (VIDEO)

A 23-year-old Bangkok man was caught on video punching a female sales clerk in the face at an Apple retailer yesterday, after she refused to replace his iPhone X, which,...

Bangkok-based travel startup HotelierIQ connects unusual boutique hotels with savvy travelers

Bangkok-based travel startup HotelierIQ connects unusual boutique hotels with savvy travelers

Travelers are becoming wiser. For many, it’s no longer about simply booking a hotel room at a well-known chain in your chosen destination. These days, travelers want more than a...

Typical Bangkok scenarios where the Coconuts app could come in handy

Typical Bangkok scenarios where the Coconuts app could come in handy

Coconuts started as a small operation right here in Bangkok seven years ago, and ever since, we’ve been committed to our mission of bringing you the weirdest, most wondrous...

Thailand’s baked durian to go into space today aboard US rocket

Thailand’s baked durian to go into space today aboard US rocket

The countdown is on. Back in late May, we promised you durians in space, and ladies and gentlemen, you’re about to get durians in space. A baked durian developed by Thailand’s...

Elon Musk calls British rescue diver a ‘pedo’ while defending his mini-sub

Elon Musk calls British rescue diver a ‘pedo’ while defending his mini-sub

Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk apparently doesn’t take criticism very well, taking to Twitter late last night to call a British diver who took part in the Thai cave rescue a...

Thailand to send durians to space

Thailand to send durians to space

In the future, astronauts might be able to enjoy the king of fruit in space. The Thai government’s space research agency — yes, we have one — is aiming to send baked...

There’s now an app to book Thai ladies for dates (but it is totally not prostitution, OK?)

There’s now an app to book Thai ladies for dates (but it is totally not prostitution, OK?)

Tired of meeting people the traditional way (even if your idea of “tradition” is buying women “lady drinks” in hostess bars)? Now there’s an app where you can simply...

Jack Ma in Bangkok: Alibaba ‘doing a lot of research’ on driverless cars

Jack Ma in Bangkok: Alibaba ‘doing a lot of research’ on driverless cars

E-commerce giant Alibaba is steering resources towards driverless car technology, its CEO Jack Ma confirmed on Thursday at a press conference in Bangkok, joining a global race to...


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