33 C
Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Banana Boats, Parasails Banned From Samet Beaches

KOH SAMET — The sight of beach-goers bouncing along the surf atop a large, yellow inflatable may be a thing of the past. A reshuffle...

Official Optimism on Tourism Tempered by the Numbers

BANGKOK — “Life goes on” was the key message Thailand’s top tourism official conveyed Wednesday night at a public forum on how the country’s tourism is weathering the death of its longest-reigning monarch.

Full Moon Party Returns With Homage to Late King

SURAT THANI — One of the world’s most famous beach parties returned to Koh Phangan on Tuesday night.

As Advertising Goes Dark, Industry’s Bad Year Turns Worse

BANGKOK — On the BTS Skytrain, normally loud advertisements have gone silent ever since the death of His Majesty the King, replaced on all screens with a poem dedicated to mourning his death.

Bangkok, Famed Capital of Free-Wheeling Fun, Goes Dark Indefinitely (Photos)

BANGKOK — In Bangkok's red light district Soi Cowboy, 7pm is usually the beginning of a long, neon night of music and enticement. But on Thursday’s historical night of Oct. 13, it was the end.

Samsung Halts Production of Galaxy Note 7

SEOUL — Samsung Electronics has halted production of the Galaxy Note 7 after reports that replacement phones have continued to catch fire, South Korean media reports.

1AM Nightlife Curfew Killing Mor Lam, Musicians Plead For More Time

KHON KAEN —Folk musicians in the northeast petitioned the junta Friday to exempt them from its mandatory closing time of 1am, saying it’s hurting business and killing tradition.

What is PromptPay? A Guide for Noobs.

Use an ATM or banking app and you’ve probably been nagged to register for a service called PromptPay. Maybe you’ve even gone ahead and done so without any idea what it is.

Cops Investigating Mass Digital Theft of State Bank ATMs

BANGKOK — Police say they are seeking the perpetrators who stole more than 12 million baht from teller machines owned by the Government Savings Bank by infecting them with computer virus.

Officials Want Pokemon Go Developer to Restrict Pokestops

BANGKOK — After weeks being widely misrepresented as the company bringing Pokemon Go to Thailand, True Corp. has been summoned by the authorities for a meeting Tuesday to carry their concerns to the developer.

Follow us


Latest news

Coming up in Bangkok!

few clouds
33 ° C
34 °
32 °
29 °
31 °
33 °
35 °
35 °