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The now-deleted photo originally posted by Facebook user Nana Copy on Friday showing a boy being consoled by his friend and teacher during Mother’s Day event at an unidentified school. Photo: Nana Copy / Facebook

Thais Divided Over Banning Mother’s Day School Festivities

Some Thai netizens are calling for the abolition of Mother’s Day events in schools, arguing that they can be harmful for students without mothers...
Amita Marie “Tata” Young, left. Photo: tataamitayoung / Instagram. Pol “Pete” Christensen, right. Photo: petepol / Instagram. @a_adisorn now-deleted post from June 13 which reads “#WaitingToSlapEChorAtTheArrivalGate,” center. Photo: a_adisorn / Instagram.

Celebrities Support Slapping Future Forward’s Pannika, Netizens Hit Back

BANGKOK — Online debate is swirling Monday after celebrities were caught supporting an Instagram post about slapping a Future Forward Party spokeswoman. Netizens noticed today...
Image: BougieBangkokGirl / Instagram

Crazy Rich Bangkokians: Viral Instagram @BougieBangkokGirl Gets Political

@BougieBangkokGirl – or Bougie – agreed to be interviewed anonymously via email about the Instagram account’s underlying goal to politically awaken a notoriously apolitical demographic.
Mickey isn’t pleased. Images: Mickey Mouse / YouTube

Thai Mental Health Dept. Battles Earworms After Chip ‘N’ Dale Song

BANGKOK — The state mental health department has issued tips for people who just can’t stop hearing Chip ‘N’ Dale chirp in their heads.
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...
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...
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...





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