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SEX TOYS REMAIN ILLEGAL IN THAILAND

Most of us are aware that certain drugs, gambling, prostitution, and vaping are illegal in Thailand; but what you may not know...

INTERNET USE SURGES IN THAILAND

Thais spent almost half the day on the internet on average in 2020, partly driven by the pandemic, while Facebook, YouTube and...

SONGKRAN POLL SHOWS TRADITIONAL FAMILY ACTIVITIES PREFERRED

Many people say they would skip activities to celebrate this year's Songkran festival or are not certain whether to join them while...

PRACHUAP KHIRI KHAN FARMERS LEARNING NOT TO PUT ALL THEIR PINEAPPLES IN ONE BASKET

The bumpy path snaked down from the winding road to the sun-baked Ruam Thai village in Prachuap Khiri Khan's Kui Buri district....

SOUTHERN THAI CHILDREN – ”DISADVANTAGED FOR A LIFETIME’’

Despite some advances, children in the far South remain more disadvantaged in key areas such as nutrition, immunisation, availability of books at...

THAILAND’S FIGHTING COCKS ARE BACK; THAT’S A BIG DEAL FOR MANY THAI PEOPLE

Cockfighting arenas around the country are being allowed to resume after breeders met with the Prime Minister on 25th March.  The areas...

UNESCO CULTURAL HERITAGE LISTING SOUGHT FOR TOM YUNG GUNG SOUP

The Culture Ministry is to seek having the iconic tom yum kung spicy prawn soup listed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific...

SONGKRAN 2021 – ‘CULTURE NOT CHAOS’ CONFIRMED

Water splashing, powder smearing and foam parties will not be allowed during the Songkran festival next month, says Culture Minister Itthiphol Kunplome. ...

KAREN VILLAGERS CANNOT RETURN TO KAENG KRACHAN; ALTERNATIVE FARMLAND PROMISED

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Tuesday insisted Karen villagers would not be allowed to return to live in Phetchaburi's Kaeng Krachan National...

THE VENERABLE DHAMMANANDA BHIKKHUNI, A BUDDHIST NUN SEEKING EQUALITY

Dr. Chatsumarn Kabilsingh, ordained Dhammananda Bhikkhuni, is a Theravādin bhikkuni (Buddhist nun) and serves as the abbess of the only temple in...

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