Abhisit Tries Image Makeover By Not Showering For A Week

BANGKOK – In response to sinking approval ratings in recent polls, Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva has stopped showering for a week in an attempt to alter his image to one that more Thais can relate to, according to his press office. In addition to completely neglecting his personal hygiene, Abhisit will also forego shaving, combing his hair, or changing his clothes. “The Prime Minister is determined... 

Report: 99% Of ‘American Breakfasts’ Served In Phuket Just Fried Egg And Hot Dog

PHUKET — Following earlier reports that up to 90% of the cosatline property in the island of Phuket was actually controlled by foreigners through Thai nominees, another shocking report has surfaced claiming that up to 99% of American Breakfasts served in Phuket are, in fact, fraudulent. According to the details of the report released today by the TAT, out of 1,073 restaurants in Phuket province... 

New Nescafe ‘Ultra Black’ Only 30% Sugar

BANGKOK – Nestle Thailand announced the launch of its new line of strong canned coffee today, unveiling Nescafe Ultra Black, which contains an all-time low of only 30% sugar. According to Nophadol Siwabutr, vice-president of Nescafe marketing, the new variety offers “true coffee flavor at its strongest, for those who love their coffee black.” The reduction of sugar to a mere 30%, compared to... 

Thaksin Defames Lin Ping in Shocking Animal Planet Interview

BANGKOK – Ousted PM Thaksin Shinawatra’s popularity with his base took another hit yesterday when controversial comments made by the exiled fugitive billionaire about Thailand’s panda cub Lin Ping were widely circulated. The comments were part of an interview by Kiki Mascherano, the Australian host of Animal Planet’s “Wild About Pandas” program, which was posted on the cable channel’s... 

Illegal Airport Taxis To Be Punished With King Power Shopping Trip

BANGKOK – In a renewed effort to crack down on illegal taxis at Suvarnabhumi Airport, the AOT announced today strict new enforcement measures including a mandatory shopping visit to King Power for first-time violators. “We tried arrests and fines but they just kept coming back,” said Airports of Thailand Plc chairman Piyaphan Champasut. “So we had to think of some kind of punishment that...