Villa Market Unveils World’s First 10,000 Baht Tomato

BANGKOK – Villa Market, one of the capital city’s premium grovery store chains, has announced another first for the nation: the availability of the world’s first tomato priced at Bt10,000, or US$350. The tomato in question is a rare hybrid tomates cerise that was created in a special Japanese laboratory in Osaka , where researchers cross-bred an Heirloom tomato with a Momotaro to achieve the... 

Female Expat Maintains Positive Self-Image Despite Living in Thailand

Canadian Martha Herkimer has surprised experts and local residents by defying a long-established pattern and successfully maintaining a positive attitude and image of herself while living in Thailand. Despite several years in a largely male-dominated community that constantly issues unspoken but unmistakable negative evaluations of her appearance and general worth in comparison to local women, Herkimer,... 

Man Reduces Carbon Footprint By Dying Young

SOUTHAMPTON –Spencer Atkinson, fatally struck by a bus at the age of 43, would be happy to know that his untimely death reduced his carbon footprint by 120%, his wife Janice told friends on the eve of his funeral. The Briton was an avid conservationist who had spent the last several months changing his lifestyle in order to reduce his greenhouse gas emissions. Atkinson was pronounced dead on the... 

Patronizing White Man With Degree Reassures Thai Elites With Unexamined Rhetoric

BANGKOK – The entire world outside of Thailand, which was previously shown to be working for deposed Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra in a grand conspiracy to destroy the monarchy and Buddhism, was revealed today to be in fact the complete opposite, totally and unconditionally supporting the 2006 coup, the PAD seizure of Bangkok’s airports, and Thailand’s unconditional exemption from the universal... 

Thai Elite Dismayed as Status Reduced to Medium-So

BANGKOK — The prolonged troubles in the Thai economy have reduced the standing of hundreds of the country’s elite from the vaunted rank of high-so to the less attractive medium-so. As families see their disproportionate wealth dissipate to more proportionate levels, with it go the entitlements and benefits that are the recognized rights of the upper class. For many, the gilded ride of luxury...