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Songkran will be postponed, says government

BANGKOK — The government’s coronavirus management center on Monday said the three-day Songkran holidays should be postponed this year in order to contain the virus outbreak. The meeting, chaired by PM Prayut Chan-o-cha, concluded that the three-day holidays should be celebrated in July instead of April. Their decision came after a virologist said Thais should learn […]

COVID-19 Testing in Bangkok

There are so many stories and theories going around the internet about COVID-19, I thought it might be good to share my experience at the hospital in Bangkok testing for the virus so English-speaking people in Thailand can be well-informed. There are around 18 hospitals that can test Coronavirus disease in Bangkok at the moment. […]

Ratchaprasong has sprung back to life with the reopening of CentralWorld,the debut of a hot doughnut brand and the launch of a food & drink festival

The shopping atmosphere at Ratchaprasong returned to normal yesterday with the reopening of CentralWorld after four months of renovation to repair fire damage from the May 19 riots. Several thousand shoppers rushed into CentralWorld to queue on the ground floor to buy cash vouchers for 1,000 baht but worth double the value. Next door, things […]