Panic As Nation’s 1,652nd Bombing Injures Non-Southerners

BANGKOK – The citizens of the nation’s capital woke up this morning to a completely changed world as the 1,652nd bomb attack of the last decade caused injury to someone who wasn’t a resident of the deep southern provinces. In what the government and media are calling a “nightmarish first,” a terrorist plot by alleged Iranians involving improvised explosive devices went horribly wrong on Tuesday... 

Hotel Bar Proudly Upgrades From Filipino To Canadian Band

BANGKOK – A downtown hotel announced its arrival on the business-class lodging scene this month with a major enhancement to its entertainment offerings. The Kinnaree Hotel and Spa, which describes itself as “an international-class hotel conveniently located in Bangkok’s Central Business District” has completed a Bt45 million renovation with its crowning achievement: the upgrading of its lounge... 

Poll That Offers No Alternatives Indicates 100% Support For Everything

A Suan Dusit Poll released this week showed that once again, Thais unanimously supported many things when offered no alternatives in the polling. The survey of 2,653 people aged 19-55 in Bangkok and upcountry revealed that Thais were completely united on issues that they were not permitted to dissent upon, including support for the monarchy, the desire for national unity, and faith in Thai values and... 

Beer Garden Industry Demands Bailout After 8-Day Cool Season

photo by khonkaen.ws BANGKOK – The national beer garden industry appealed directly to the PT-led government for financial assistance after its worst-ever beer garden season came to an abrupt end on January 4. With unseasonal temperatures rising to 36C and humidity up to 80%, the beer gardens of the capital city and upcountry have been devastated by low turnout and poor sales of iced lager and... 

Government Budgets Bt350 Billion To Pretend To Care About Floods

BANGKOK – The government has announced a massive new spending program to build a convincing appearance of doing something about flood management, deputy premier Kittiratt Na-Ranong announced yesterday. Budgeted at Bt350 billion, the project represents Thailand’s largest-ever public-perception construction effort, involving multiple ministries and taking up to fifteen years. However, Kittirat insists...