Bangkok-based news site providing coverage of Thai politics and culture to an English-language audience.

Bangkok, Thailand
Joined April 2013
Photo of the Day: Another Moveable Feast in Paris. Photo by @PravitR. #Paris #France #KE
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Public Health Minister Anutin Charnveerakul thanks Bangkok governor Chadchart Sittipunt Sat after the latter told his viewers he smelled marjuana while on his routine FB Live. Anutin said if the smell caused a nuisance then Chadchart should inform the district chief to handle it.
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Lost and Found? Thirteen tea bags, each filled with one kilogram of crystal methamphetamine, or ice, washed ashore in the southern province of Satun's Baan Son Mai village, on Saturday. Police are trying to identify the owner of the bags as of press time. #Thailand #KE
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Their Majesties the King and Queen joined Her Majesty Queen Sirikit The Queen Mother in offering alms to monks on the occasion of The Queen Mother's 90th birthday anniversary Friday. (Photo released by the Royal Household Bureau.) #Thailand #WhatsHappeningInThailand #KE #12สิงหา
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Khaosod English retweeted
35 deaths reported and 2,140 new infected people admitted to hospital on Saturday. 1,898 discharged. 21,791 still being treated. #WhatsHappeningInThailand #Thailand #COVID19 #Omicron #โควิด19 #โอมิครอน
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HM the King designated Privy Council President Gen Surayud Chulanont to perform merit-making by releasing fish, birds and cows on the occasion of HM Queen Sirikit The Queen Mother's 90th birthday on Friday. #Thailand #WhatsHappeningInThailand #KE #๑๒สิงหาคมวันแม่แห่งชาติ
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Phi Phi Islands Park officials on Friday identified the boat used to allow tourists to illegally catch 3 parrot fish & more near Maya Beach, Phi Phi Lae Island, which is a protected area. The name of the boat has been identified as "Ewarin". m.facebook.com/story.php?sto… #Thailand #KE
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A 70-year-old man was arrested soon after he robbed 17 gold necklaces from a goldsmith in Lak Sorng area of Bangkok Thursday using a handgun. The elderly man confessed he needed money to pay for his electricity and water bills and had no other option. #Thailand #KE
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People buy jjasmine garland at a local market in Bangkok Friday to give to their mother on the occasion of the 90th birthday of HM Queen Sirikit The Queen Mother which is also considered Mother's Day in Thailand by many Thais. #Thailand #KE #๑๒สิงหาคมวันแม่แห่งชาติ
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Khaosod English retweeted
33 deaths reported and 2,455 new infected people admitted to hospital on Friday. 2,142 discharged. 21,584 still being treated. #WhatsHappeningInThailand #Thailand #COVID19 #Omicron #โควิด19 #โอมิครอน
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People wearing sky blue in honour of HM Queen Sirikit The Queen Mother stood in formation of traditional Thail number 90 (๙๐) in celebration of HM's 90th birthday in advance Thurs in front of Siam Paragon mall. HM's birthday is tomorrow. #Thailand #KE #๑๒สิงหาคมวันแม่แห่งชาติ
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Former Nat'l Human Rights Commissioner Angkhana Neelapaijit said Thailand at risk of allowing a person linked to enforced disappearances of Sri Lankans shelter by allowing former Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to enter #Thailand today. m.facebook.com/story.php?sto… #srilanka
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(1/2) Three Western tourists were rescued from 3 separate jungle locations on Ko Pha Ngan and Ko Tao Wednesday after they were lost in the forest. A 25-year-old Spaniard and 23-year-old Belarusian were rescued 5 kms inside a forest on Ko Pha Ngan after they got lost. #Thailand
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(2/2) The two were tracked through WhatsApp application. On nearby island of Ko Tao, a European man was rescued from Grape View Point area. The 3 were were unharmed but dehydrated. The 3 said they like sunset views and got lost after dark. #Thailand #WhatsHappeningInThailand #KE
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Nong Khai Province Customs House displayed 6 million baht worth of confiscated e-cigarettes Weds. They said the seized items have become wide spread, smuggled through the borders & available online as well as on the streets with some smokers in primary school. #Thailand #KE
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Villagers in Prachin Buri province next to Khao Yai National Park had to quickly move their furnitures to evade flash flood as a result of tropical storm Mulan bringing heavy rain lasting over an hour on Wednesday evening. #Thailand #WhatsHappeningInThailand #KE
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Khaosod English retweeted
35 deaths reported and 2,316 new infected people admitted to hospital on Thursday. 2,076 discharged. 21,304 still being treated. #WhatsHappeningInThailand #Thailand #COVID19 #Omicron #โควิด19 #โอมิครอน
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Anti-government protesters marked two years since the launch of monarchy-reform movement at Thammasat University Rangsit campus on Wednesday evening by flashing three fingers salute. #Thailand #WhatsHappeningInThailand #KE #ม็อบ10สิงหา65
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