Author: John Shoane

John studied in Thailand and now lives together with his wife in Bangkok. He designs flower arangments for Bangkok flower delivery company also servicing the whole of Thailand
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Fresh Bird Flu Outbreak In Thailand Fears

A substantial but unknown amount at this stage, possible several thousand of large ‘open-billed storks’ which are large birds have been found mysteriously dead only about 100km north-west of Bangkok in Ang Thong Provence. Bird Flu is feared as a probable cause, and concern is growing amongst the local residence and one would except with […]

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Beer Chang Sponsors Real Madrid And FC Barcelona

ThaiBev, the producers of Chang Beer, (pronounced “chung”, the Thai word for elephant) has had a bet each way by sponsoring La Liga arch rivals Real Madrid and FC Barcelona in a signing ceremony in Spain. It is a deal worth $16.5 USD million plus a further $16.5million on other marketing, such as bringing the […]

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The Red And Yellow Circus Is Back In Bangkok

The colourful Circus is back in town in Bangkok today as both the red shirts and yellow shirts hold separate rallies. In simple terms, the yellows are protesting about the Government changing the law that will give amnesty to a previous PM Mr Thaksin Shinawatra and the red are protesting about the Government changing the […]

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Transgender Running For Thai Political Office

The vast majority of the media political spotlight in Thai is shone upon Bangkok at Federal parliament level and very little at Provincial or local, unless there is a political murder of course, which is rather common in Thailand. Yollada “Nok” Suanyot, better known by her nickname “Nok” is stealing some of that spotlight though, […]

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Thai Prisons Raided In Drug Bust

Corruption in Thailand’s Government prisons have been in the spot light this week after several raids on prominent facilities. Anyone that has had anything to do with a person who is in a Thai prison would be well aware how corrupt and frustrating the entire system is. One only has to look at the staff […]

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