Wowing Miss Universe fans, Thailand’s Amanda Obdam reaches Top 10

Many Thais woke up this morning to root for Amanda Obdam, Thailand’s representative in the Miss Universe pageant, held at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino – Hollywood, in Florida in the United States. Amanda is the hope for the nation, with many Thais rooting for her to bring the third Miss Universe crown […]

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Songkran in 2021 to Be Celebrated under the Concept of New Normal Festival

The Cabinet on 23 March 2021 acknowledged the Ministry of Culture’s proposal on guidance for the celebration of Songkran, the traditional Thai New Year, as a “new normal” festival this year.   The Cabinet was told that Songkran under the concept of a new normal festival involves campaigns for the organizing of various activities, with […]

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TikTok, Air Fryers, Plants at home – Here’s the BUZZ of 2020

2020 has been a year full of ups and downs, particularly with COVID-19, but it also sparked a lot of new trends and much more entertaining stuff. Let’s take a look back at some of the “buzzes” that people have been talking about throughout the year. The not-so-new social media platform which took Thailand (and elsewhere) by storm, […]

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Food and Drinks Are Banned on Domestic Flights

The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) has announced that all food and drinks are banned on domestic flights in an effort to reduce the transmission of the COVID-19 pandemic.   The announcement was made on 30 December 2020 regarding the services for passengers on all domestic flight routes during the COVID-19 situation.   It stated […]

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Bangkok closes entertainment venues, Chiang Mai imposes travel restrictions

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has ordered the closure, until January 4th, of horse race tracks, cock-fighting and fish-fighting rings, as well as entertainment venues as COVID-19 infections spread to at least 43 provinces. Entertainment venues facing closure include those serving food and beverages, offer music or karaoke or allow their waitresses to sit or […]

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