Monk to be defrocked, charged with asking for, sending nudes on Facebook

A disgraced Thai monk will be defrocked and charged today with exposing himself to a woman during a Facebook chat and asking her to send nudes. The victim, identified only as Lily, told police that she received a call on Facebook Messenger from a stranger on Wednesday night. As Lily uses Facebook as a platform ...

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Ooh or eww? The Pizza Company Thailand now serves durian pizza

Ooh or eww? The Pizza Company Thailand now serves durian pizza

“Destroy all the rules of deliciousness with the brand new pizza made with real ‘Monthong’ [a type of durian] durian” bodes the perhaps-overly energetic...

‘Squatter’ ex-husband leaves home in disgusting disarray (PHOTOS)

‘Squatter’ ex-husband leaves home in disgusting disarray (PHOTOS)

A homeowner in Thailand’s historic Ayutthaya province will take legal action on her ex-husband, an alleged squatter who refused to pay rent for almost three years, stole...

National Flag Museum tells netizens to calm their outrage over Italian designer’s ‘Thai flag’ shoes

National Flag Museum tells netizens to calm their outrage over Italian designer’s ‘Thai flag’ shoes

Thailand is fighting over shoes this week and no, it’s not the cat-fight you’re imagining. “Red, white and blue are universal colors that no one holds the copyrights...

Tipsy man goes for morning run, falls into sea of mud and has to be pulled up on forklift (VIDEO)

Tipsy man goes for morning run, falls into sea of mud and has to be pulled up on forklift (VIDEO)

A Thai man had to be pulled up from a sea of mud by rescuers this morning after he got a little tipsy and decided to go for a morning run — just to fall off the edge of a...

Thai socialite criticized by doctor for donating breast milk to ‘those in need’

Thai socialite criticized by doctor for donating breast milk to ‘those in need’

Socialite and mother of one Passavee “Numwan” Payacaboot is receiving mixed reviews from the surprised public this week, after she recently began donating her own breast milk...

VIDEO: Pickup truck plunges 6 stories from rooftop parking lot, driver jumps out in time

VIDEO: Pickup truck plunges 6 stories from rooftop parking lot, driver jumps out in time

A pickup truck this morning plunged six stories from a car park on top of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) office building outside of Bangkok. The driver escaped just in...

Grand Theft Auto Bangkok: Three Bangkok high schoolers arrested for ‘video game-inspired’ robbery

Grand Theft Auto Bangkok: Three Bangkok high schoolers arrested for ‘video game-inspired’ robbery

Three Thai highschool boys were arrested over the weekend for, last month, attempting to rob two girls of their motorbike in the middle of the traffic, which they said were...

Police raid Chiang Mai karaoke bar after Korean tourist was forced to pay THB160,000 bar tab

Police raid Chiang Mai karaoke bar after Korean tourist was forced to pay THB160,000 bar tab

Paying THB160,000 (about US$4,900) during a drunken night-out is the last thing any bar hopper would want to wake up to find out. That includes a certain unidentified Korean man...

Footage of alleged ‘Gong Goi’ (a hopping Thai ghost) goes viral, uploader tells us it’s 100% legit | VIDEO

Footage of alleged ‘Gong Goi’ (a hopping Thai ghost) goes viral, uploader tells us it’s 100% legit | VIDEO

Eerie footage going viral in Thailand this week purportedly shows a mysterious creature hopping in a field. The oddity was identified by the video’s owner as a “Gong Goi,” a...


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Coconuts Bangkok Weird

Some people’s eccentric way of thinking will always be a mystery, and sometimes it’s just as easy to blame the famous Thai ghosts. From a witch hunt in the upcountry to a cute doll cult, we attempt to explain eccentric Thainess here. Sometimes, it’s the locals worshipping old trees that they believe can predict lottery numbers. Other times, it’s foreigners who have had too much to drink and are doing the things they would never do back home. Of course, before they know it, they end up in a police press conference, forced to do a wai. We’ll cover that story too.