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Phuket Tourists in Viral Topless Drive Clip Taught Thai Culture



PHUKET — Two foreign women were fined 500 baht each on charges of obscenity charge and taught a lesson about Thai culture by police as their topless drive clip rocked the internet on Sunday.

Frying Pan Canvas Dinner Paints a Picture of Bangkok’s Changing Food Scene

“There are so many free boobs in Bangkok, why go to Hooters?” shouted a man in a thick German accent. Another interjected, “Hooters is...

"A Ladyboy Paradise:" Gender Reassignment Surgery in Thailand

BANGKOK (DPA) – As a plastic surgeon at Bangkok's Yanhee Hospital, Greechart Pornsinsirirak performs around 180 sex change operations a year. Over his career, the doctor has transformed thousands of men into women.

Century-Old Bangkok House Wins New Life as Cafe

BANGKOK — A century-old home in the city’s old quarter was given a new lease on life when its owner recently opened it to the public as a cafe.

Dubway Sessions to Turn 10 With Pioneer ‘Mala’

BANGKOK — Like what Hunter S. Thompson is to writers and the Sex Pistols to punk, Mala is to dubstep.

Mythical Beast Found In Construction Pool, Villagers Say

NAKHON RATCHASIMA — Local residents claim that they have spotted the "Naga," a many-headed dragon from Buddhist mythology, in a construction pond near Bueng Ta Ko village in Nakhon Ratchasima province.

Grime Musician Skepta Wins Prestigious Mercury Music Prize

LONDON — Grime musician Skepta won Britain's prestigious Mercury Prize on Thursday for his fourth album, "Konnichiwa."

2014 Tourist Arrivals in Thailand Drop By 6.6 Percent

BANGKOK — The number of foreign tourists who visited Thailand in 2014 is down 6.6 percent from the previous year, a Thai government official confirmed.

Hope for Health and Wealth Springs Eternal in Buriram

BURIRAM — Once again, something wonderful is happening in Buriram.

CultureMin Slams ‘Golden Pagoda’ Costume



BANGKOK — Coming on the high heels – or bumper – of beauty pageant Aniporn Chalermburanawong's winning tuk-tuk costume, the would be Mrs. Universe probably expected her iconic Thai costume to also win accolades.

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