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Cool Weather And Strong Winds In Upper Thailand, South Sees Less Rain

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Cool Weather And Strong Winds In Upper Thailand, South Sees Less Rain

A strong high-pressure is covering upper Thailand bringing cool mornings and strong winds, the Thailand Meteorological Department forecast on Friday (November 15). Isolated rain was likely over the North, the Central region including Bangkok and its vicinity, and the East. A strengthening northeast monsoon across the Gulf and the South would bring more rain with…

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Thai Beauty Crowned Miss International 2019

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Thai Beauty Crowned Miss International 2019

Sireethorn “Bint” Leearamwat, 23, has been crowned Miss International 2019 at the Japanese global beauty pageant organised by The International Culture Association. She is the first Thai to take home the coveted prize in the pageant’s history. Andrea Toscano of Mexico was first runner-up, with to Evelyn Namatovu Karonde of Uganda, Alejandra Vengoechea of Colombia,…

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Udon Thani: Loy Krathong Gold Robber Looks Like A Trader

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Udon Thani: Loy Krathong Gold Robber Looks Like A Trader

Thai caption: Robbery on Loy Krathong evening. A gold shop robber who looked remarkably like a merchant stole jewelry worth more than a million baht from a Tesco Lotus store last night, the evening of Loy Krathong.  The robbery happened at the Tesco Lotus store in the Rangsina area.  The man was dressed in an apron and…

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Medical Department Warns Against Drinking Alcohol In Cold Season

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Medical Department Warns Against Drinking Alcohol In Cold Season

Manus Potaporn Department of Medical Services deputy director general, Dr Manus Potaporn had warned the public to avoid drinking alcohol to keep warm during cold season as it could cause death. He added that there is no truth to the commonly held belief that drinking alcohol warms the body. While actually drinking, the capillaries under…

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Pope Francis To Re-unite with Cousin

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Pope Francis To Re-unite with Cousin

UDON THANI: In a remote Catholic school in Thailand, Sister Ana Rosa Sivori, 77, kneels in a chapel to pray at the beginning of the school day. The Catholic nun is also counting down the days when she will be reunited with her cousin, Pope Francis. Or, as she calls him, Jorge. They grew up…

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Thailand Road Carnage: A Big Problem That Is Only Getting Worse

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Thailand Road Carnage: A Big Problem That Is Only Getting Worse

Picture: Naew NaA leading Thai government national insurance figure has said that the carnage on Thailand’s roads is a “big problem for Thai society” and it is only getting worse despite campaigns to address the issue. Dr Sakchai Kanchanawatana – the secretary of the National Health Security Office –  presented damning statistics for victims of…

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Rain, Cold Weather Forecast For Next Week

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Rain from a tropical storm will precede cold weather from China next week, with temperatures forecast to drop up to 5C in upper Thailand. Several northeastern and eastern provinces have been warned about the rain brought by the Nakri tropical storm, which will make landfall in Vietnam on Sunday and Monday. Another wave of cold…

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Bilingual Schooling Planned To Boost English Proficiency

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Bilingual Schooling Planned To Boost English Proficiency

Nataphol Teepsuwan Education Minister Nataphol Teepsuwan said on Friday (November 8 ) that a bilingual curriculum – in Thai and English – would be in place from kindergarten up at more than 2,000 district schools starting in academic year 2020. The aim is to develop children’s language skills so the country can be more competitive in…

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Chang Beer Turns 25, Launches New Cold Brew

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Chang Beer Turns 25, Launches New Cold Brew

Kosit Suksingha Thai Beverage (ThaiBev) on Thursday (Nov 7) celebrated the 25th anniversary of its popular Chang beer with an event at Bangkok’s Factoria restaurant and toasted its birthday with Chang cold brew lager, which is beingproduced especially for the silver jubilee. Kosit Suksingha, the company’ chief executive for Beer Business Thailand and chief of…

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Thailand Road Carnage: Death Toll Tops 12,000 Since Start Of The Year

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Thailand Road Carnage: Death Toll Tops 12,000 Since Start Of The Year

Picture: Daily News Daily News reported that 12,304 people have been reported dead at the scene of accidents in Thailand since the start of 2019. They caution that this is only those that die at the scene – the reality is that death from road accidents is a lot more when all figures are collected. Most…

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