Wife of Arthur Mina seeks financial assistance to repatriate his remains

After the heart-wrenching and devastating death of Filipino expat in Phuket Arthur Mina, the Filipino “bayanihan” spirit has been ignited to bring back the remains of Mina to the Philippines through financial assistance. However, a couple of months before his death, the Mina family also lost another member of their family, baby Zeal, and now,… Read more »

Super Blue Blood Moon sweeps the kingdom

An astrological phenomenon called the “Super Blue Blood Moon” had placed the country in a standstill as ordinary citizens, amateur and professional stargazers joined in to see this rare occurrence, Wednesday night, January 31, 2018. This phenomenon started at 6:30 am in Thailand while the total eclipse occurred between 7:51 pm and 9:07 pm in… Read more »

Chatuchak Market to be Thailand 4.0 ready in the coming years

In line with Thailand 4.0, the standard of the country’s technological and agricultural advancement, Chatuchak market will be turning into a cashless hub starting June 2018, says State Railway of Thailand Director for Land Development Siripong Preutthipan. Mobile App and Cashless Payments The said vision has already included an app, Chatuchak Guide, which tells users… Read more »

Filipino team ‘Kabayan’ all set to conquer TBSL

Kabayan, a lesser-known club comprised of mostly Filipino professional basketball players, is set to represent the Philippines in the Southeast Asian basketball circuit. The Filipino team is trying its luck for the second time in the upcoming Thailand Basketball Super League (TBSL). The “kabayan” is composed of Eric Salamat, Lester Alvarez, ASEAN Veteran Leo Avenido,… Read more »

Filipino dies in motorcycle crash in Phuket

Another Filipino, Arthur Mina, 35, and a Burmese woman died in a vehicular incident in Patak Road, Karon, Phuket, on January 25. Police initial investigations said that Mina’s motorcycle collided with another motorcycle driven by a woman. The incident happened on a curved road. The two drivers were driving a high speed when the Burmese… Read more »