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Travellers Unaware they Could Face 10 Years in Prison for Vaping in Thailand

– BANGKOK – A travel agent is urging others to tell their customers not to vape in Thailand as they could face up to 10 years in prison. Pat Waterton, manager at Langley Travel, said she was unaware of the ban. She only learnt of the law when her nephew James was forced to pay […]

August 15th, 2017 | Posted in Health,Learning | Read More »

Alarm Sounded Over Thai Secondary Schoolgirls Drinking

– BANGKOK – According to a recent survey a large majority of older secondary schoolgirls in Thailand reportedly consume more than five glasses of alcohol during drinking sessions, a recent study stated during a Bangkok seminar yesterday. The discussion titled “Truth about women and alcohol: Impacts to be burdened” was held at a Lak Si […]

August 10th, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Meditation for Creative Writing Course Coming to Chiang Rai in October

– CHIANG RAI – Getting in touch with your intuition is a powerful way to become more creative, get new ideas flowing, and find ways to express your thoughts and your voice. Coming to Chiang Rai this October is Soul Writing, a creative writing course that takes a different approach  to access your inner voice, […]

August 8th, 2017 | Posted in Featured,Health | Read More »

Thailand’s Don’t Drive Drunk Foundation Reports Nearly 8000 Killed in Road Accidents this Year

– BANGKOK – According to unofficial figures compiled by the Don’t Drive Drunk Foundation, which campaigns against drink-driving, as many as 7,925 people have been killed in road accidents throughout the country from Jan 1 to Aug 5 this year, Dr Thaejing Siripanich, secretary-general of the foundation, told Daily News online that according to unofficial […]

August 6th, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Can Thailand’s Latest ‘Superfood’ Fortify its Struggling Farmers?

– CHIANG MAI – Riceberry, Thailand’s latest “superfood, would seem to have it all: An enticing deep purple color and tender texture; disease-fighting properties from antioxidants to zinc; and a nutty flavor that lingers pleasantly on the palette. It is one of several high quality, organically grown rice varieties that are slowly eating into the […]

July 29th, 2017 | Posted in Chaingrai Farming & Agriculture,Health | Read More »

Fertility in Western Males Drops 50 Percent in Four Decades

– MANCHESTER – A new scientific report appears to confirm male fertility rates have dropped by huge margins in the last 40 years. Over 50 percent, in both total sperm count and sperm concentration among men from North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. It’s a claim that’s been made before but and has often […]

July 27th, 2017 | Posted in Health | Read More »

Thai Police Monitor Social Media for Posts of Beer Drinking

– BANGKOK – A recent statement by Pol Gen Verachai Songmetta and its subsequent reporting by Thai Rath and the Bangkok Post has created an uproar. The police officer stated that anyone posting photos of alcohol on social media could face legal action resulting in a maximum fine of 50,000 baht. Some people joked that […]

July 25th, 2017 | Posted in Food,Health,Learning,Thai Legal | Read More »

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