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  • Bangkok Airways suspends Hat Yai and Da Nang routes until further notice
    by leah on February 6, 2023 at 11:17 am

    Regional airline Bangkok Airways based in Thailand announced the temporary suspension of two of its routes “until further notice.” Bangkok Airways will suspend all flights on the domestic Bangkok – Hat Yai route on March 1, 2023. International route Bangkok – Da Nang, in Vietnam, will be suspended from May 1, 2023. The airline did … The story Bangkok Airways suspends Hat Yai and Da Nang routes until further notice as seen on Thaiger News.

  • Death toll rising on 7.8 earthquake in Turkey
    by Bob Scott on February 6, 2023 at 11:13 am

    The 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck southeastern Turkey in the early hours of this morning has caused catastrophic destruction across both countries, leaving hundreds dead and many more injured. Some 650 people have been reported dead but the death toll is rising, with experts warning that aftershocks could continue for days or weeks. Tremors were … The story Death toll rising on 7.8 earthquake in Turkey as seen on Thaiger News.

  • Learn Thai with ALA’s Innovative self-learning course: Thai Genesis Program
    by Cita Catellya on February 6, 2023 at 10:32 am

    Do you want to learn how to speak Thai but aren’t sure how? For foreigners who intend to reside in Thailand, learning the language may be a fun and fulfilling experience. It can seem impossible to align our calendar with that of the teacher or school when we have so much going on in our … The story Learn Thai with ALA’s Innovative self-learning course: Thai Genesis Program as seen on Thaiger News.

  • ‘Tame’ whale shark swims with tourists for 5 hours in eastern Thailand
    by leah on February 6, 2023 at 10:18 am

    A “tame” whale shark swam with tourists for five hours off the coast of Rayong province in eastern Thailand yesterday. Diving instructor Kru Off, from the Toy Boat Tour group, revealed that he took tourists out to Hin Pleng, a popular dive site about 13 nautical miles off the coast. As the tourists were swimming … The story ‘Tame’ whale shark swims with tourists for 5 hours in eastern Thailand as seen on Thaiger News.

  • Bangkok road provides dangerous bed for sleepy motorcyclist
    by Petch Petpailin on February 6, 2023 at 10:15 am

    A Bangkok traffic cop posted a TikTok video of a man who dozed off on his motorcycle in the middle of a dangerous road. The officer emphasized that the man was not under the influence of alcohol, just very, very sleepy. The video on the cop’s TikTok account, Nui Seeaun, shows a man in an … The story Bangkok road provides dangerous bed for sleepy motorcyclist as seen on Thaiger News.

  • Biggest crowd yet for Full Moon Party
    by Neill Fronde on February 6, 2023 at 10:09 am

    Full Moon Party has completely returned to pre-Covid numbers, as tourists from around the world flocked to Haad Rin, Koh Pha Ngan for the massive knees-up. News reports estimated the crowd size to be anywhere between 20,000 to 50,000, and accommodations including hotels and hostels were almost fully booked at 99% capacity. The pier and … The story Biggest crowd yet for Full Moon Party as seen on Thaiger News.

  • Foreigner Owned Luxury Pattaya Villa Gutted by Fire | Thailand News Today
    by Thaiger Video on February 6, 2023 at 10:00 am

    Canadian man’s luxury Pattaya villa gutted by fire  A fire gutted a Canadian man’s 20 million baht luxury villa in Pattaya, eastern Thailand, yesterday. The fire occurred at a pool villa in Phu Thara village in Pattaya’s Bang Lamung District, to where the Nong Prue Municipality deployed three fire engines and quickly got the flames under control.  The fire started on the ground … The story Foreigner Owned Luxury Pattaya Villa Gutted by Fire | Thailand News Today as seen on Thaiger News.

  • Man accused of faking wife’s death for 10 million baht
    by Petch Petpailin on February 6, 2023 at 9:25 am

    A man has been arrested for fraud after allegedly faking the death of his wife to claim 10 million baht from life insurance companies. The man denied the charge and blamed his wife and brother-in-law instead. He did insist on paying back the insurance companies that were scammed. The Central Investigations Bureau (CIB) was notified … The story Man accused of faking wife’s death for 10 million baht as seen on Thaiger News.

  • Prayut goes right to Top News birthday party
    by Jon Whitman on February 6, 2023 at 9:25 am

    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha typically runs from the media spotlight, so it came as quite a surprise when he popped up at the Top News birthday party to celebrate the far-right outlet‘s anniversary last week. Inviting viewers to watch Top News – Thailand’s answer to the Breitbart News Network – PM Gen Prayut said that … The story Prayut goes right to Top News birthday party as seen on Thaiger News.

  • Cambodia claims Louis Vuitton logo inspired by ancient Khmer art
    by leah on February 6, 2023 at 9:12 am

    A media outlet in Cambodia claims that the symbol on the famous Louis Vuitton logo is inspired by ancient Khmer art. Facebook page ‘Ebook Cambodia’ posted a photo of a classic Louis Vuitton handbag against an ancient Cambodian stone carving of an Apsara, a type of historical divine dancer known for exquisite costumes and captivating … The story Cambodia claims Louis Vuitton logo inspired by ancient Khmer art as seen on Thaiger News.