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Managing Thailand’s Legalisation of Marijuana

Managing Thailand’s Legalisation of Marijuana

Thailand is set to become the first Asian country to legalize medical marijuana, but a battle is brewing between local and foreign firms over control of a potentially lucrative market. With parliament set to soon...
The Indians are Coming; expect 10 million in 10 Years!

The Indians are Coming; expect 10 million in 10 Years!

The head of the Association of Thai Travel Agents, Wichit Prakorpkoson, has said that he expects tourism from India to increase markedly over the next 10 years. By 2028, he expects 10 million visitors...
Thailand’s New 1,000 THB Banknote Wins International Award

Thailand’s New 1,000 THB Banknote Wins International Award

The first issue of 1,000 THB banknotes of the reign of His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn has won The Best New Banknote Award at the High Security Printing Asia 2018 international conference held in...
Community Members Taking Legal Action to Oppose Steel Recycling Factory

Community Members Taking Legal Action to Oppose Steel Recycling Factory

A petition from around 300 community members from five villages in Tong Mong Kol district, Bang Saphan, has been sent by villager Miss Wannapa Tubnaum to environmental lawyers to oppose the proposed steel recycling...

Suspension of Vehicle Tax Renewals for Non-payment of Traffic Fines

Starting in the first quarter of this year, police-issued traffic tickets will be linked to the Land Transport Department’s system, resulting in a suspension of vehicle-tax renewal for those failing to pay traffic fines,...
Father’s Day Commemorated In Hua Hin

Father’s Day Commemorated In Hua Hin

On Fathers’s Day the 5th Decemeber; a number of activities took place in and around Hua Hin in commemoration of HM King Rama IX. In the morning, in front of the Hua Hin Municipal School...
Muay Thai in Cha-Am the ‘Battle at the Beach’

Muay Thai in Cha-Am the ‘Battle at the Beach’

The Cha-Am Viewpoint is an ideal venue for Muay Thai boxing under the stars fights only metres from the ocean.It’s not a smoky, dark stadium but an open safe venue to see the action. On...
2018 IBF Silk Road Champions Tournament Debuts in Thailand

2018 IBF Silk Road Champions Tournament Debuts in Thailand

The 2018 IBF Silk Road Champions Tournament & IBF World Muay Thai Championship were held at TRUE Arena Hua Hin last month. There were four eliminator bouts in the games. Thailand boxer Pipat Chaiporn and...
Toyota Thailand Tennis Open This Month in Hua Hin

Toyota Thailand Tennis Open This Month in Hua Hin

Former world No.1 Garbine Muguruza of Spain will be among the world-class players vying for the top honours at the WTA-sanctioned Toyota Thailand Open at True Arena Hua Hin. The tournament will take place...
Golf’s 2019 Rules Now in Effect

Golf’s 2019 Rules Now in Effect

Golf’s new Rules were published on 12th September 2018 by The R&A and the USGA and came into effect from the first of this month. The Players Edition of the new Rules many be...
PTT Thailand Grand Prix Voted Best of 2018

PTT Thailand Grand Prix Voted Best of 2018

The race weekend at Buriram was the most attended and has been voted the best of the season on its debut. 2018 was an important year for Thailand and MotoGP™. On the paddock’s first visit...
About The Rules The Pros Getting it Wrong

About The Rules The Pros Getting it Wrong

On the opening day of the 2016 US Open at Oakmont, Bryson DeChambeau, drove his ball towards the boundary to the right of the fairway. He was understandably displeased when he saw his ball...
PGA Tour pro Blasts New Rules Changes: ‘Most of them missed the mark’

PGA Tour pro Blasts New Rules Changes: ‘Most of them missed the mark’

Golf’s governing bodies have begun rolling out the new and improved Rules of Golf but not everyone is thrilled with the new guidelines. One PGA Tour player, Mackenzie Hughes, took his complaints to Twitter. Hughes,...
Amari Hua Hin Skins Golf Week

Amari Hua Hin Skins Golf Week

The Amari Hua Hin Skins Golf Week will see you play at Hua Hin’s world class golf courses with all the trappings of a major professional tournament. Banyan, Black Mountain, Springfield and Sea Pine...
Land Title Deeds

Land Title Deeds

The laws in Thailand may be significantly different from the home countries of many foreign residents. Thai Law For Foreigners is based on common questions put to the Chief Lawyer of one of the...
Bringing the Outdoors Inside; if you have a Great View Enjoy it!

Bringing the Outdoors Inside; if you have a Great View Enjoy it!

Question: “What’s the ancient invention, still in use today, which allows you to see through walls?” Answer: “The window!” That very poor riddle is now outdated; not only do windows allow you to see through walls...
Longest Skywalk in Asia to be Built in Southern Thailand

Longest Skywalk in Asia to be Built in Southern Thailand

A new global attraction is to be built in Betong, Yala province. This is a skywalk that will take you up high into the sea of mist of Ai Yerweng. There is already an...
Eating Home Grown Cockroaches? – Not Such a Good Idea Say Health Officials

Eating Home Grown Cockroaches? – Not Such a Good Idea Say Health Officials

In case there’s any doubt whether the cockroaches creeping into your home are edible, health officials have weighed in with a reminder: They’re not. The Bureau of Non-Communicable Diseases have played down the nutritional value...
Thailand’s Currency Tops 2018’s Emerging-Market List

Thailand’s Currency Tops 2018’s Emerging-Market List

Having a strong buffer in times of stress does pay off. Just look at the baht The Thai currency has declined 0.3 percent to 32.672 against the dollar in 2018. This is the best performance...
Thailand Motor Show

Thailand Motor Show

If this year’s Thailand International Motor Expo is an indication of what’s to come for the year ahead, there is certainly a bright future ahead for the Thai market and new vehicle models to...