Maya Bay closure extended til mid May 2021

Maya Bay on Phi Phi island was temporarily closed last year due to rise of visitors on the average 5,000 per day which according to the officials caused damage to the environment. The Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation announced the extended closure until mid May of 2021 to give time for the island’s… Read more »

HM Queen Suthida’s birthday on June 3 to be annual holiday

The Cabinet on Tuesday 14 May 2019 approved the proposal of the Secretariat to assign June 3 each year as a national holiday to mark the birthday of Her Majesty Queen Suthida Bajrasudhabimalalakshana.  This proposal was made in response to the Royal Decree issued by the King on 1 May 2019 naming General Suthida Vajiralongkorn… Read more »

Official result of overseas voting in Thailand

Here’s the official Top 12 result of overseas voting in Thailand. 2,352 out of 8,351 registered overseas voters cast their vote. The counting of votes ended on Tuesday evening at the Philippine Embassy in Bangkok. Senators1. DELA ROSA, Bato – 1,7522. GO, Bong – 1,6893. ONG, Willie – 1,6344. MARCOS, Imee – 1,5795. CAYETANO, Pia… Read more »

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 »