Thammasat Student Hopes Thaksin’s Return Reunites Him With Thaksin-Hating Ex

THAMMASAT CAMPUS, RATTANAKOSIN – While the imminent return of exiled former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra is seen by many as a step backwards for the nation, others see it as a forward step towards necessary change at a grassroots level. But for Porakit “Ben” Pormnit, it’s a windfall of opportunity – in the department of love, not politics. The 21-year old political... 

Why It Just So Happens I Own A Gem Shop

Sawadee Krup. Oh, don’t apologize for interrupting me. I was just praying at this shrine by myself like I do every day. I was just about finished, leaving me nothing better to do than strike up a conversation with some nice visiting tourists like yourself. It’s very nice to meet you. Where are you from? Sweden? That’s a lovely country. First time in the Kingdom of Thailand? I hope... 

Supporters ‘Inspired’ by Obama Fart

DALLAS, TEXAS – Barack Obama received wild cheers of support after farting during a campaign speech today. Noticing a crowd in the front row scowling, holding their hands over their noses and looking at each other in disgust, the democratic frontrunner abruptly halted his speech and waved to the crowd: “Uh, sorry folks, that was me.” The supporters then applauded enthusiastically.... 

FOX News Runs First Non-Pedophilia Story About Thailand

BANGKOK – In what observers and the Thai government alike are calling a “major breakthrough” for the kingdom’s image abroad, the FOX News network has run its first ever story about Thailand not related to pedophilia or pedophiles molesting Thai children. The premier non-child-raping story was aired on February 17th during World News In Depth, in a segment about Prime Minister... 

Samak Receives Invisible Hand Job

BANGKOK – Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej says he was sexually assaulted last night when the “invisible hand” snuck into his house and gave him “an invisible hand job” while he slept. “The invisible hand is playing very dirty tricks now,” said an unusually relaxed Samak. The new PM, who made the accusation today to stunned reporters outside Government House,...