Expat Retirement Destinations – Northern Thailand or Vietnam

Both countries provide a comfortable lifestyle as well as a good choice of food and activities to suit older expats.

Expat Retirement Destinations – Northern Thailand or Vietnam

Southeast Asia is now one of the most popular destinations for retirees looking to expand their horizons whilst benefiting from a relatively low cost of living. The two favorites, Northern Thailand and Vietnam, both offer the year-round warm to hot weather Britons can only dream of, and American snowbirds find the solution to long, dark […]

Five Spooky Myths or Legends of Popular Belief in Thailand

Belief in ghosts in Thai culture is both popular and enduring. In the history of Thailand Buddhist popular beliefs intermingled with the legends about the spirits or ghosts of the local folklore.

Five Spooky Myths or Legends of Popular Belief in Thailand

  Thailand is a country blessed with rich culture, traditions, and practices. Being an ancient land, Thailand has all kinds of stories to tell. Taking a leaf from its vast history, we bring you the legendary stories that continue to haunt the locals even now. Belief in ghosts in Thai culture is both popular and […]

The Secret Life of Transgender Women “Ladyboys” in Thailand’s Muslim Majority South

Maskul and Sohoh are practising Muslims and they’re also transgender women. “It’s very difficult to be like us,” Maskul says in English. “In Pattani it’s a big bad thing to be transgender.”

The Secret Life of Transgender Women “Ladyboys” in Thailand’s Muslim Majority South

  PATTANI – Whenever Ardulmalik Maskul returns from Bangkok to her hometown in Pattani province in southern Thailand, she undergoes a transformation. She removes her make-up, changes into trousers and begins to mind her manners. Mostly, though, she doesn’t leave the house. Asan Sohoh engages in similar sartorial subterfuge on her return visits to Pattani. […]

Agriculture Ministry Encourages Chiang Rai Farmers to Embrace Technology

The event offered consultation services and demonstrations of farming technologies and new approaches to achieving higher farm productivity.

Agriculture Ministry Encourages Chiang Rai Farmers to Embrace Technology

  CHIANG RAI – The Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives is teaching farmers in Chiang Rai Province to incorporate technology in their farming practices. The ministry hosted a technology transfer event on Saturday, at an agricultural learning center in Ban Prai Tai Community of Khun Tan district. The event was designed to get local farmers […]

Thailand’s Cabinet Set to Approve New Law that Allows Same-Sex Civil Partnerships

"The Rights and Liberties Protection Department (RLPD) aims to have this draft law promulgated within the term of this present government,"

Thailand’s Cabinet Set to Approve New Law that Allows Same-Sex Civil Partnerships

BANGKOK – Thailand could become the first country in South-east Asia to legalize same-sex civil partnerships (Marriages), under a proposed landmark law supporters expect to be enacted by the current government. A Justice Ministry subcommittee charged with drafting the Bill, called “Same Sex Life Partnership Registration Bill”, is scheduled to convene on Friday (May 4) […]

Try a Jade Roller to Boost your face this Chinese New Year

Try a Jade Roller to Boost your face this Chinese New Year

– The Chinese have long prized jade stone for its beauty and healing powers.  In Chinese culture jade is known as “the stone from heaven”, and is used in Traditional Chinese Medicine to relax the nervous system, bring relief to stressed organs, and for gentle detoxification. One of the ancient techniques used by the Chinese […]

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