Author: RJ Sausa

RJ Sausa has been working in Thailand as an educator for ten years now. Currently, he is a freelance writer and educational consultant.

Cabinet Waives Thai Visa Fees for Visitors from 21 countries

The Interim Cabinet on Tuesday, April 23 approved the extension of the waiver of visa-on-arrival fees for six more months in an effort to boost the tourism industry in Thailand. This move is expected to generate an additional 104 billion THB income into the economy. Visitors from Andorra, Bulgaria, Bhutan, China, Cyprus, Ethiopia, Fiji, India,… Read more »


PinoyThaiyo online will run a series of articles in preparation for the Coronation of His Majesty King Rama X. The Treasury Department revealed on Wednesday commemorative coins will be produced to mark His Majesty King Rama X’s coronation. Treasury Department Director General Amnuay Preemonwong announced that 200 platinum coins has already been reserved. Each coin… Read more »

King Rama X Coronation: THE FIVE ROYAL REGALIA

PinoyThaiyo online will run a series of articles in preparation for the Coronation of His Majesty King Rama X. The Five Roral Regalia are considered the most important symbols of Kingship presented to the new King during the Coronation Ceremony. The Royal Sword of Victory (Phra Saeng Khan Chaisi) Weapon of the king. Phra Khan… Read more »

Supermarkets in Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, and Vietnam shun plastic, use banana leaves for packaging

The United Nations Environment Programme report on Single Use Plastics: A Roadmap for Sustainibility, stated that of the 8.3 billion metric tons of plastic produced, only 9% has been recycled while 6.3 billion metric tons become waste. By 2050, 12 billion metric tons will populate our oceans, waterways, landfills and our environment. As part of… Read more »

Thailand now holds ‘Longest Human Wave’ title

Thailand now holds the Longest Human Wave title which was previously garnered by Japan. To conclude this year’s Songkran celebration on April 15, Monday, the longest human wave was organized in the province of Khon Khaen. The program was opened by Mayor Theerasak Theekhayaphon which lasted for 17 minutes and 41 seconds beating Japan’s 17… Read more »

40 wood pieces extracted from nose

A man in Nakhon Si Thammarat province has his nose checked at the Sichon Hospital on April 16 after complaining that he has been having bad breath for many years and would not go no matter what he does. People around him have noticed the same and have started avoiding him. After an examination, the… Read more »