Tag: Good Thai News

  • 3G iPhone in Thailand for 24,500 baht (668 USD) from True

    Great news. The best multimedia phone out there right now, is now officially for sale in Thailand. If you want to buy it outright, not using the True network, it’s 24,500 baht for 8GB and 28,500 for 16GB. There is no 3G yet in Thailand, but there are plenty of True WiFi hotspots around the […]

  • New Bangkok Post website

    Well, the long, behind the times Bangkok Post website finally has a new design. Good job guys. And also, thanks for this long winded introduction to RSS. It’s about time you got RSS.. was that 2 or 3 years behind the Nation? Also finally good forum software, but classifieds and jobs are still seriously lacking.

  • 13th best place to start a small buisness – CNN

    While Singapore is still number 1, Thailand has made moves in the right direction: This year, Thailand moved six places up the ranking from 19th position, thanks to recent reforms in registering property, protecting investors, trade and paying taxes. These days, transferring property takes only two days and two procedures. Thailand also strengthened the rights […]

  • First Thai Gold Medal

    Good to see Thailand on the board with a Gold from Ms. Prapawadee in weight lifting. Her mom passed out during the competition.. hope she’s ok.

  • True WiFi hotspots for free?

    This could be some great news for Bangkokians. The BMA will give away 500,000 free WiFi cards to the public at more than 50 travel centres and leading department stores. The sites, to be available free for a year, require access cards. Anyone seen these cards yet? More.. UPDATE: Yeah too good to be true. […]

  • Bangkok Plastic Surgery Clinic Introduces Buttock Enlargement Service

    This service is relatively new in Thailand as full hips were not so popular before. However, ever since the Latino craze swept the entertainment world, the ideal body image has shifted to fuller, curvier looks as opposed to stick-thin ones. Bangkok Plastic Surgery Clinic, one of the top surgical service providers in Thailand, saw the […]

  • Train from Singapore to China?

    Imagine the growth engine of a route from Singapore to China. Looks like it could happen: Work on the 48km connection between Sisophan in Cambodia and Poipet near the Thai border will start early next year and be completed by 2010, said Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chanthol. The link between Cambodia and […]

  • Swiss man given 10 year visa (prison stay required)

    Oliver Rudolf Jufer, 57, who had pleaded guilty to five counts of lese majeste, or insulting the monarchy, had faced a maximum sentence of 75 years in prison. TIME Jufer was caught by surveillance cameras on Dec. 5 spray-painting black paint over five outdoor posters of King Bhumibol Adulyadej in the northern city of Chiang […]

  • YouTube unblocked

    From Bangkok Post… Authorities in Thailand temporarily blocked video sharing service YouTube on Friday and Saturday, though it remains unclear who did the blocking and why. On Friday people trying to watch videos at http://www.youtube.com were instead greeted with an error page. By Saturday morning, rather than the error page, the site was redirected to […]

  • Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Pridiyathorn Devakula quits (Yeah!!)

    This is the guy who started:…the Finance Ministry’s tough capital inflow control measures implemented in a bid to stem the appreciation of the baht, which led to a 15 per cent crash in the stock market crash in December.And to top that..Next came the government’s proposed changes to the Foreign Business Act, a move many […]