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ONE Championship to boost Martial Arts boom further with upcoming event in Bangkok

In a sometimes quite patriotic press conference ONE Championship announced its upcoming March 11 event in Bangkok, Thailand.  The press conference at the Sukosol hotel in downtown Bangkok saw all the main players for the March 11 event, dubbed Warrior Kingdom, in attendance. Angela Lee, the Atomweight Champion, her opponent Jenny Huang as well as Thai icons Dejdamrong and ‘Little Tyson’ who all will be in action in the Impact Arena. Moreover we also saw a newcomer introduced in Rika Ishige who is one part of a ONE MMA power couple. Her…

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Thai News Trumpified: Former PM followed by police

With the USA’s president-elect soon rising to power it is obvious that more people than ever are enjoying his rhetoric and communication style. Since my-thai.org aims to be an inclusive medium I thought we should try to also appeal to an audience that prefers this short, straight-to-the-point, don’t-think-too-much, approach. Therefore I am delighted to continue our new segment “Thai News Trumpified” where I’ll try to break down current Thai news, trump tweet style (#tts – you saw it here first!). This week we look at the former PM being followed by…

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Thai News Trumpified

With the USA’s president-elect soon rising to power it is obvious that more people than ever are enjoying his rhetoric and communication style. Since my-thai.org aims to be an inclusive medium I thought we should try to also appeal to an audience that prefers this short, straight-to-the-point, don’t-think-too-much, approach. Therefore I am delighted to kick off our new segment “Thai News Trumpified” where I’ll try to break down current Thai news, trump tweet style (#tts – you saw it here first!). This week we start things off with the heavily…

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TNLS: Graab ’em by the car

While goofing around with a friend earlier we were talking about current news in Thailand and how some of them sound like bad movies or bad TV shows. A synonym for bad TV shows here in Thailand is, as it is widely known, ‘lakorn‘ (people who now feel offended please send your complaints to [email protected]). Long story short, welcome to my-thai.org‘s latest category: Thai News Lakorn Style or, since we’re cool and hip, #TNLS. Episode dos: Graab ’em by the car. The original news The original story goes as follows: A…

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[Baking News] Two Days Siege comes to an end

Bangkok, rest of Thailand. After two days of hot heated battles with powder bombs and water cannons a Siege that had a grip on Thailand, even on it’s capital Bangkok is finally coming to a halt. A highly ranked government official ordered participants in the wild exchange to surrender their guns and to leave occupied streets without any further actions. Areas occupied over the past two days included famous Silom road as well as tourist hotspot Khaosan Road in Bangkok. The events focused on well visited areas such as aforementioned Silom…

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Traveling 

Finally! Tiger Temple is no more!

Tiger Temple in Kanchanburi raided Finally police and government did something against one of the worst ‘tourist highlights’ of Thailand. The so called Tiger Temple, a place where tigers and other wildlife was kept (and drugged) for visitors to cuddle and take pictures with eventually got raided this week. Wildlife officials, police and soldiers impounded more than 100 tigers and hundreds of birds which are said to be traded illegally. This didn’t come out of nowhere since animal rights activists accused the Tiger Temple for a long time already of being complicit…

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How Thailand’s media responds to Charlie Hebdo

We all heard about the Charlie Hebdo masscare and, most of us, are in shock. Newspapers all around the globe responded (as seen below, Germany).   How did Thai newspapers and media outlets respond? Well let’s see.     No wait. Are you saying that Thai newspapers and magazines don’t give a shit? Well, it seems like it. Ok to be fair, The Nation Newspaper had the story on its frontpage. But besides that not much has been seen of Charlie Hebdo and the massacre that basically attacked the Freedom…

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Fox news insults Thailand. Calls Thais “jerks” (Video)

In a recent airing of Fox News “Off the Record” with Greta van Susteren the anchor (who could easily be insulted upon her difficulties of keeping her face together) bashes Thailand as lame, awful cruel due to the recent incidents related to the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 plane. Thailand might have spotted the plane right after it changed directions but didn’t tell anyone until 9 days later because ‘nobody asked’. While that is, obviously, quite stupid that is no reason to bash all of Thailand like that and then even…

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