Dual pricing has been a big issue for expats in the kingdom but what if a local is mistakenly identified as a Chinese tourist? This became a viral hit on Facebook after a local Thai woman paid 150THB for a regular portion of Thai food. On Monday, January 15, Suthaporn Lee said she ordered pad… Read more »
A consular outreach in Hatyai has been scheduled by the Philippine Embassy in Thailand on February 24, 9:00am to 5:00pm, at the 16th floor of Ploy Pailin Room, Siam Center Hotel, 23-35 Niphat-utit 2 road, Hatyai, Songkla, 90110, as detailed on their Facebook post. The embassy in inviting all its constituents to avail of the… Read more »
9 Filipinos fighting for what is believed to be their land had been sentenced to death in Malaysia. A Malaysian court handed down death sentences in connection to the 2013 incursion into the Malaysian part of Borneo island by Philippine fighters seeking to stake an ancient claim, as reported by GMA News. This incursion by… Read more »
A Filipino teacher working in Siem Reap was arrested after allegations of sexually assaulting a 7-year old minor, as reported by Phnom Penh Post. The suspect, John Steven Balbin, 27, who is originally from San Fernando, was arrested Monday, January 8 under the “suspicion of penetration and allegedly made a confession”, according to the Child… Read more »
The Lelux Hospital in Bangkok has caused quite a stir online worldwide after it had released pictures of a client undergoing “groin whitening procedure.” For a price of 650 USD (approx. 20,900 baht) for 5 sessions, men can now have a whiter private area. The said clinic had drawn over 100 men a month for… Read more »
A 3-year old girl was caught in an accident in a mall in Davao City yesterday, December 21, as her hair was caught in one of the escalators. The young girl obtained scratches on her hands when she tried to untangle her hair being caught in the escalator system. According to the mall’s preliminary investigation,… Read more »
A busier, and stricter, screening might plague you over at Thailand’s busiest airport, Suvarnabhumi, as a suspected militant tried to enter Thailand, just a few days before the New Year holidays. Due to the high influx of travelers coming in and out of the kingdom, and also to prevent criminal activities coming in the country… Read more »
Both MRT Blue Line and Purple Line and BTS SkyTrain are extending their services on New Year from 6:00 am of December 31, 2017 to 2:00 am of January 1, 2018. This is BTS announcement posted on its website. “Such a wonderful ride! This New Year’s Eve, BTS is extending SkyTrain service hours from 06:00… Read more »
The said campaign aims to deploy more officers and install extra informational screens for passengers’ convenience throughout Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang airports.
Both were arrested on Thursday and taken to the Thung Mahamek Police Station and were fined a total of THB5,000.