Thailand: News

17 Feb 2024

Sajid Nadiadwala

These Sajid Nadiadwala-produced movies were filmed in Thailand

Filmmaker Sajid Nadiadwala recently met Thai Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin to explore the future possibilities of shooting Bollywood films in Thailand.

15 Feb 2024


Bangkok urges remote work amidst air pollution crisis

Bangkok grapples with a severe air pollution crisis, prompting the city to advocate for remote work as a precautionary measure.

07 Feb 2024


Thailand moves to ban recreational marijuana with draft bill 

Thailand's health ministry is gearing up to propose a draft bill that aims to ban recreational cannabis use, just over a year after the country became the first in Asia to decriminalize it.

29 Jan 2024

United Kingdom

Thailand: British base jumper dies after parachute fails to open

A 33-year-old base jumper from the United Kingdom lost his life as his parachute failed to open after he leaped off a 29-story apartment building.

28 Jan 2024


6 extraordinary festivals from across the globe

Diverse cultures across the world celebrate their traditions through a myriad of festivals, each encapsulating its unique blend of customs, rituals, and vibrant festivities that transcend geographical boundaries.

24 Jan 2024


Thai woman risks jail for pet lion cub's Bentley ride

The Thai National Parks Department is initiating a probe into a foreign man who was observed cruising the streets of Pattaya in a Bentley, accompanied by what seems to be a lion cub in the rear seat.

22 Jan 2024


5 global celebrations of fruits and vegetables 

Fruits and vegetables, essential components of a healthy diet, are not only cherished for their nutritional value but also celebrated with fervor at festivals worldwide.

19 Jan 2024


Thai man sentenced to record 50 years for criticizing monarchy

A man named Mongkol Thirakot has received a record-breaking 50-year prison sentence for criticizing the Thailand monarchy on his Facebook account, as reported by Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR).

08 Jan 2024


Rising sugar prices amid climate crisis impact cookies and chocolates

The world is experiencing a sweet upheaval as the climate crisis takes its toll on sugar production.

02 Jan 2024

Travel And Tourism

Thailand, China announce permanent visa waiver for each other's citizens

Starting in March, Thailand and China will permanently eliminate visa requirements for each other's citizens, as announced by Thai Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin.

25 Nov 2023

World Hindu Congress

'Hindutva not Hinduism,' says declaration adopted by World Hindu Congress

The World Hindu Congress (WHC), which began on Friday in Bangkok, Thailand, adopted a declaration promoting the use of "Hindutva" or "Hindu-ness" instead of "Hinduism" when referring to the Sanatan Dharma faith in English, ANI reported.

01 Nov 2023

Travel And Tourism

Thailand allows visa-free entry to Indians: Maximize your experience

Thailand recently announced a temporary removal of visa requirements for Indian travelers, which means they can explore this gorgeous country without a visa in hand.

31 Oct 2023


Now, Indian tourists can travel to Thailand without visa

Thailand is reportedly set to lift visa requirements for travelers from India and Taiwan between November 2023 and May 2024.

22 Oct 2023


#NewsBytesRecommends: 'Once Upon a Star'—gorgeous moment frozen in time

The Thai film Once Upon a Star (2023), directed by Nonzee Nimibutr, is streaming on Netflix.

14 Sep 2023

Travel And Tourism

Thailand on your plate: Local foods you must try

Thailand, the land of smiles, is known for a lot of attractions including its zesty local food.

13 Sep 2023

Travel And Tourism

Visiting Thailand? Add these interesting activities to your itinerary

Thailand has so many things to offer which truly makes it the "Land of Smiles."

12 Sep 2023

Travel And Tourism

These Asian Buddhist monasteries are worth visiting

Buddhist temples and monasteries, meticulously crafted to nurture meditation and embrace tranquility, offer an extraordinary gateway to commune with nature and discover your inner serenity.

08 Sep 2023

Travel And Tourism

Traveling to Thailand? Beware of these scams

Thailand is one of the most stunning travel destinations in the world and is known for its idyllic beaches, splendid temples, and delicious food.

03 Jul 2023


Kolkata-Bangkok road trip soon possible: India-Myanmar-Thailand Trilateral Highway nearing completion

Thailand has always been a top choice for Indian vacationers.

19 May 2023


Exquisite bioluminescent beaches around the world you must visit 

Do you manifest about dancing with the stars at night amidst a sparking and magical surrounding?

Amritpal Singh held wife captive, engaged in illegal activities: Report

Intelligence agencies on Friday claimed that fugitive Waris Punjab De chief and Khalistan separatist Amritpal Singh held his wife Kirandeep Kaur captive and often beat her up. They claimed Singh was also linked with drug traffickers.

10 Mar 2023


Elephant seen collecting 'Toll Tax' from truck; internet is amused

Known for their friendly behavior, elephants are exceptionally intelligent and gentle creatures that have demonstrated their mental capabilities and entertaining antics time and again.

06 Feb 2023

H-1B Visa

US reduces visa backlog; appointments for Indians at overseas embassies

To clear the piling backlog for visa appointments, the United States Embassy in India announced on Friday that people will now be able to seek appointments through other American embassies and consulates in select countries.

19 Jan 2023

Travel And Tourism

When in Thailand, you should never do these things

Thailand has been in news for notorious scams and debaucheries lately, however, that doesn't make it any less of an attractive tourist place.

27 Dec 2022

South Korea

South Korea records first death caused by brain-eating amoeba

South Korea registered its first death linked to Naegleria fowleri, commonly known as the brain-eating amoeba, when a man in his 50s, who recently visited Thailand, died on Wednesday.

26 Dec 2022


COVID-19: 5 foreigners test positive in Gaya before Bodh Mahotsav

Five foreigners reportedly tested COVID-19 positive in Bihar's Gaya on Sunday. Their samples were sent for genome sequencing, officials informed on Monday.

19 Dec 2022


Thai princess, who collapsed last week, on critical life support

The condition of the Thai king's eldest daughter, Princess Bajrakitiyabha Mahidol, is stable, Thailand's Royal Household Bureau said on Monday.

29 Nov 2022

Drugs Case

Thailand: Temple left without monks after all fail drug test

While many people visit temples and places of worship to experience spiritual and mental peace, monks of a temple in Thailand have been found guilty of drug abuse and were defrocked, as per AFP reports.

26 Oct 2022


Thai media tycoon buys Miss Universe Organization for $20 million

In an unexpected development, a Thai celebrity media tycoon and transgender rights advocate Jakapong "Anne" Jakrajutatip has bought the Miss Universe Organization for $20 million.

Cyclone Sitrang likely to cause heavy rains in several states

Cyclone Sitrang—formed over India's eastern coast—is predicted to shift direction in the next 12 hours, intensifying over the Bay of Bengal, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

06 Oct 2022

Travel And Tourism

5 picturesque and adventurous hiking trails in Thailand

Popular for its ancient temples, stunning tropical beauty, vibrant nightlife, and exotic cuisine, Thailand has a unique chaotic charm, which makes it a desired travel destination among tourists.

06 Oct 2022

Mass Shooting

Thailand shocker: Gunman kills 34 at daycare, shoots family, self

A shocking mass shooting at a child daycare center in Thailand led to the death of 34 people, authorities said.

24 Sep 2022


Beware of fake job rackets from Thailand, Myanmar: MEA advisory

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Saturday issued an advisory asking Indians to be wary of fake job rackets promising lucrative jobs in digital sales and marketing.

05 Sep 2022


5 unique hotels in Bangkok where you must stay

Attracting millions of tourists throughout the year, Bangkok in Thailand is popularly known for its stunning landscape, serene temples, world-class hospitality, delicious food, and ancient landmarks.

17 Aug 2022


Things you must bring home from your trip to Thailand

Wondering what you should get your hands on from your trip to Thailand?

07 Aug 2022


Visit these 5 most budget-friendly islands around the world

Islands are the perfect place for beach lovers; more so when they are not densely populated.

05 Aug 2022


13 killed, 40 injured in massive Thailand nightclub blaze

At least 13 people were killed in a major fire that broke out at a nightclub in Thailand early on Friday.

25 Jul 2022


5 budget-friendly accommodations in Bangkok below Rs. 1,000/night!

Known for its world-class hospitality, vibrant nightlife, amazing food, and stunning historical landmarks, Bangkok attracts millions of tourists throughout the year.

26 May 2022


5 Thai dishes you can whip up at home

Are you one of those innovative home chefs who's always on the lookout for exquisite recipes from across the globe?

25 May 2022


5 foreign destinations to visit from India on a budget

If you're wondering where to travel next on a budget and want to get your passport stamped this time, think beyond Nepal, Bhutan, Thailand, and Sri Lanka.

13 May 2022


Top 5 international island destinations

Planning to escape to an exotic and dreamy island destination this summer? Then you have landed on the right page.

31 Mar 2022


Top 5 scenic beaches in the world

You are either a beach person or a mountain person.

27 Jan 2021


Samsung Galaxy A02, with Infinity-V display and 5,000mAh battery, announced

Samsung has officially announced its latest budget-range smartphone, the Galaxy A02 in Thailand. The handset carries a price-tag of THB 2,999 (roughly Rs. 7,300) and arrives as a successor to the Galaxy A02s.

19 Jan 2021


Thailand court gives record 43-year sentence for insulting king

A Thailand court on Tuesday sentenced a former civil servant, identified by her first name Anchan, to a record prison term of 43 years and six months for breaching the country's strict lese majeste law on insulting or defaming the monarchy, lawyers said.

07 Dec 2020


2020 Honda CBR150R motorcycle launched in Thailand: Details here

Japanese automaker Honda has launched the new-generation CBR150R motorbike in Thailand.

03 Nov 2020

Shah Rukh Khan

'DDLJ' is set to be re-released in Thailand

The magic of Raj and Simran is all set to hit the theaters in Thailand.

16 Oct 2020


Toyota reveals Fortuner SUV (TRD Sportivo) in Thailand: Details here

Japanese automaker Toyota has revealed a new TRD Sportivo variant of its Fortuner SUV in Thailand.

14 Sep 2020

OYO Rooms

Amid COVID-19, plane cafes launched in Thailand

The novel coronavirus pandemic, which has killed nearly a million worldwide, has brought several aspects of the 'routine life' to a halt, including commercial air travel.

19 Jul 2020


2020 Honda Forza 350 maxi-scooter breaks cover in Thailand

Japanese automaker Honda has unveiled the 2020 edition of its maxi-scooter, the Forza 350, in Thailand.

08 Feb 2020

Mass Shooting

Thailand shooting: Soldier kills at least 10 in shooting rampage

In a shocking incident, a Thai soldier opened fire and killed at least 10 people and injured several others in a mass shooting rampage on Saturday.

22 Jan 2020

South Korea

All you need to know about the deadly coronavirus outbreak

Over the past month, an infectious virus, never seen in humans before, has infected hundreds of people across many nations.

03 Dec 2019


Honda City RS Turbo, with a sportier design, breaks cover

Japanese automaker Honda has unveiled a new RS Turbo version of its popular sedan, the City, at an event in Thailand.

07 Nov 2019

Vivo Mobiles

Mid-ranger Vivo Y19 to launch in India soon: Report

Vivo Y19, the mid-range smartphone which recently went official in Thailand, is likely to hit the Indian shelves soon.

04 Nov 2019


World's biggest trade pact on track, despite India's concerns

The talks to set up the world's largest trade bloc is on track, Thailand said on Monday.

02 Nov 2019

Narendra Modi

'Swasdee PM Modi': PM Modi addresses Indian community in Bangkok

A short while ago, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived at the Nimibutr Stadium in Bangkok for an event titled 'Sawasdee PM Modi', where he addressed the Indian diaspora.

06 Oct 2019


Thai judge criticizes judicial system; shoots himself in court

A judge in Thailand shot himself in a packed courtroom after acquitting five Muslim murder suspects on Friday in a provincial court in the city of Yala.

14 Sep 2019

Anushka Sharma

Anushka's stylish Burberry bag is worth a luxurious Thailand trip

Anushka Sharma might be missing from the big screen for some time, but she never fails to impress us with her fashion statements.

11 Sep 2019


Adventure on your mind? Head to these five countries

Travel means different things to different people.

18 Aug 2019


Planning a family-vacation? Here are five best destinations to explore

If family vacation is on your mind, thumbs up for the idea!

Thailand women smash this stunning T20I record: Details here

While cricket is the game of glorious uncertainties, T20I is the most unpredictable format of the sport.

04 Aug 2019


Five hidden gems of Bangkok you need to visit

With over 20 million annual visitors, the capital city of Thailand, Bangkok was rated as the world's most popular destination among travelers in 2018.

17 Jul 2019


#TravelBytes: Five best places to visit in Southeast Asia

From beautiful beaches to surreal mountains, cultural diversity to historical significance, the South-eastern part of Asia has it all.

14 Jul 2019


Motorola to soon launch Android One-based One Action smartphone

As the latest addition to its Android One-based One series of smartphones, Motorola is working to launch a new handset.

03 Feb 2019

Air Pollution

Bangkok residents coughing blood due to smog. Is Delhi next?

In what will come as a warning to Delhiites, air pollution in Thailand is reportedly in its worst state as it is causing people to cough up blood.

02 Feb 2019


Leopard cub seized from passenger's luggage at Chennai airport

In a bizarre news, a leopard cub has been recovered from the luggage of a passenger who arrived from Thailand at Chennai International Airport on Saturday.

08 Dec 2018


Soon, Facebook could let you shop from Live Videos

After Instagram's e-commerce-focused moves, Facebook is leveraging its 'Live Video' feature for the purpose of shopping.

15 Nov 2018


Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro to launch on November 22

Xiaomi will launch its latest mid-range smartphone - the Redmi Note 6 Pro - in India on November 22.

22 Oct 2018


Redmi Note 6 Pro to launch in November in India

Xiaomi's latest Redmi Note 6 Pro, which was recently launched in Thailand, will arrive in India in mid-November, according to a leaked media invite.

15 Oct 2018


Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro India variants leaked, launch imminent

As the successor to its popular Redmi Note 5 Pro, Xiaomi is expected to soon unveil the Redmi Note 6 Pro in India.

08 Oct 2018


Indian tourist killed, 2 injured in shootout in Thailand

A 42-year-old Indian tourist was killed and two others seriously injured in a shootout between two rival gangs in Bangkok, Thai Police said.