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Lalisa Manoban at Mqqn Cafe in Bangkok in photos posted to her Instagram on Jan. 2, 2020. Photos: @Lalalalisa_m / Instagram

Lisa Blackpink Fans Furious at Cafe Owner for Sexual Harassment Posts

BANGKOK — Fans of K-pop superstar Lisa Blackpink are fuming Friday at the owner of a cafe visited by the celebrity for making sexually inappropriate comments about her.
Princess Ubolratana at the Yaowaraj Road walking street on Dec. 14, 2019.

5 Times Princess Ubolratana Delighted (and Surprised) Us in 2019

Here’s five times in 2019 the princess, actress, singer, and viral sensation surprised and delighted us. #LongLiveSlender!

Princess Ubolratana Sings Christmas Carols in Elf Costume (Video)

BANGKOK — What’s red and green and royal all over? Why, a video of Princess Ubolratana wishing us a Merry Christmas, of course.

Surreal Video of Grandma Slapping Student to Christmas Carols Goes Viral

SAMUT PRAKAN — A video making its rounds on Twitter and Facebook shows a brawl between an elderly woman and a student on school grounds.

Review: Unanswered Questions At King Taksin’s Old Palace

BANGKOK — Visiting the royal residence of King Taksin the Great would remind Thais of many unsettled questions from the bloody history.
Pachara ‘Peach’ Chirathivat and Patricia Tanchanok Good in their happier days, long before their epic breakup this year.

Would You Like Fries and Teddy Bear With That? 2019 Celeb Drama Recapped

BANGKOK — 2019 is a year of hearts, mended and broken for a lot of celebs. There’s even a kind-hearted one out there, too. 

Skywalk Protest Photo Costs TV Channel Employee Her Job

BANGKOK — Controversy over a photo that some say insulted the monarchy during a recent protest forced a TV station worker to resign on Monday.
Image: Pittmomo / Facebook

Thai Manga about Northern Food Wins Silver at Japan Manga Awards

TOKYO — A Thai comic book about a family cooking northern cuisine featuring northern dialect placed second in Japan’s prestigious manga competition, the Embassy of Japan in Bangkok announced Monday.

Songkran for UNESCO List: Gov’t Eyes Joint Submission With China

BANGKOK — After the UN recognized Thai massage as the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, the government said Friday it would submit traditional Thai New Year festival to the list next year. 

Google Says Thais Curious About Free Money, N95 Masks, Hong Kong

The guilty pleasures of a nation, in this case Thailand’s love for lakorn, shopping, and celebrity dramas cannot be hidden when mass amounts of Internet searches are recorded and examined, as it was when Google revealed its top results for Thailand in 2019. 





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