SEARCH

Showing 1-10 of 29 results

  • LEARNING

    Stop cheating tourists: Call from Europe

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 26/06/2013

    » Diplomats from 18 European countries come to Phuket & ask govt officials to stop allowing tourists to be cheated. Govt mission to China apologizes for cheating Chinese tourists.

  • OPINION

    Dark enough for you?

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 20/08/2018

    » 'Dark tourism" is an interesting concept that did not come to my attention until I watched a Netflix series recently. Few countries actively promote offbeat or slightly dangerous pursuits but it's a niche with potential, if managed carefully -- even if it's hard to explain to your insurer.

  • TRAVEL

    Blame it on Justin Bieber

    Life, Published on 29/05/2019

    » A large sign warns motorists that Iceland's Fjadrargljufur canyon is closed to visitors but drivers keep on coming down the narrow gravel road. A ranger at a roadblock has to explain why no one can pass: The vulnerable landscape cannot sustain more visitors.

  • TRAVEL

    Thailand's domestic tourism

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 14/01/2016

    » The Tourism Authority of Thailand aims to push domestic tourism revenue from 7.99 trillion baht to 8.7 trillion this year, up 8%.

  • LIFESTYLE

    One size does not fit all

    Brunch, Suthon Sukphisit, Published on 04/03/2018

    » Twenty years ago, people would get excited when a western newspaper praised Thai food as a new sensation. Foreign tourists visiting Thailand were very much impressed by what they ate here. The number of Thai restaurants overseas sharply increased, signaling the newfound popularity of our cuisine.

  • NEWS

    King gives funds for Pabuk damage

    News, Post Reporters, Published on 08/01/2019

    » Revenue from the royally initiated winter fair running under the banner "Un Ai Rak Khlai Khwam Nao" will be allocated to support efforts to restore the damage dealt by Tropical Storm Pabuk in southern Thailand from Friday to Sunday.

  • LIFESTYLE

    No offence

    Life, Gary Boyle, Published on 22/01/2019

    » You'll be familiar with Jim Jefferies' schtick. He's the archetypal Aussie bloke, unconcerned with politically correct ways to address hot-button topics. His rants wrong-foot you with boozy observations that crystallise into astute commentary on modern society, like he's some kind of pub savant.

  • OPINION

    Tuning up for another festive season

    News, Roger Crutchley, Published on 23/12/2018

    » As we hurtle into the Jinger Ben mayhem (Jingle Bells to the uninitiated), it certainly helps if you have a bit of stamina. It is the time you prepare yourself for wearing silly hats, singing even sillier songs and acting in jovial fashion when the last thing you feel like is being jovial. You might even be subjected to inebriated gentlemen singing Grandma Got Run Over By a Reindeer.

  • NEWS

    Viral clicks that rocked the boat

    News, Anucha Charoenpo, Published on 29/12/2018

    » In the year 2018, netizens widely used their Facebook pages and other social media platforms to scrutinise matters of public interest ranging from politics and crimes to social issues.

  • NEWS

    What we watched in 2018

    Life, Published on 26/12/2018

    » The great and the good from the silver screen, TV screen and phone screen.

Your recent history

  • Recently searched

    • Recently viewed links

      Did you find what you were looking for? Have you got some comments for us?