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Chip ‘n’ Dale are two brothers, selling stuff in the khlong. Image: Mickey Mouse / YouTube

Chip ‘N’ Dale’s Thai Song Paddles Into Nation’s Ears

BANGKOK — A song about selling nuts sung in Thai by Chip ‘n’ Dale in a Mickey Mouse cartoon has become the nation’s latest earworm.
Paweensuda “Fahsai” Drouin is crowned Miss Universe Thailand 2013 on June 29, 2019.

Thai-Canadian Fan Favorite Wins Miss Universe Thailand 2019

BANGKOK — Miss Universe Thailand 2019 says that her heart is Thai, despite her Western-looking face.
Song Joong Ki and Song Hye Kyo at their Oct. 31, 2017 wedding.

Thai Fans Mourn Divorce of Dream K-Drama Couple from ‘Descendants of the Sun’

BANGKOK — Thai fans plunged into mourning after the K-drama celebrity couple announced their divorce Thursday morning. Song Joong Ki and Song Hye Kyo, known...
A still from Chananya’s video posted on June 21. Image: Point of View / Youtube.

History Buff Youtuber Pitchforked Over Old Tweets About 112

BANGKOK — A Thai Youtuber’s video about witch-hunting in the Middle Ages became a trial ground after netizens dug up old tweets in which...

Back in Fashion? Thai Traditional Dress and How to Pull it Off

Experts observed a renaissance of interest in traditional dress thanks to period dramas and market fairs initiated by the King.
Kansuda “Mimi” Chanakiri does a Thai dance while wearing an outfit made from Hmong cloth.

Meet Mimi, Miss Universe Thailand’s Only Thai-Burmese Contestant

BANGKOK — While contestants in Miss Universe Thailand are often look kreung or half-Thai – usually half-American or half-European – they are almost never from neighboring Myanmar.
Elders learning how to use a photo editing app on their smartphones on March 29. Photo: Matichon

Thai Elderly Vulnerable to Fake News, Medicine Scams: Researcher

BANGKOK — Elderly Thais are highly vulnerable to fraudulent medicines and health supplements advertised on social and mass media, research by Mahidol University has warned. Nuntiya...
Verita Sriratana.

First Thai Wins Czech Culture Award

PRAGUE — An arts professor is the first Thai national, as well as the youngest person ever, to be presented with an award from...
Now-deleted photos of the politically-inflected flower offering trays, originally posted Thursday June 13, 2019.

Police Visit Students Behind Anti-Junta Teacher Appreciation Day Stunt

NONG KHAI — Police visited a school in Nong Khai on Thursday after an annual teacher appreciation day turned into a viral political stunt...
Red roses laid in tribute for Phumpuang Duangjan June 13, 2019 at Wat Thap Kradan.

27 Years On, Fans Still Sway to Luk Thung Legend ‘Phumpuang Duangjan’ (Video)

SUPHAN BURI — An annual fair to pay tribute to country music legend Phumpuang Duangjan will continue through Sunday. On Thursday night, the 27th anniversary...





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