Connect Four Bar Game Banned in Thailand

April 3, 2018

Under the Thai government’s recent crackdown on gambling, what seems like innocent games played at bars such as connect four have been targeted by undercover police. These activities are reported to be connected to “foreign mafia” and classified as illegal gambling. An undercover policeman at a Pattaya Resort allegedly witnessed, tourists gambling using the game […]

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Chiang Mai Online English Magazine gets in Trouble over Pollution Campaign

April 3, 2018

A local high student created an image of the old three Kings of Chiang Mai wearing pollution masks, City Life then posted it on their Facebook page to promote the “Right to Breathe” rally, a protest against the annual toxic pollution that invades the Northern City. The Governor of Chiang Mai however, filed a Computer […]

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Four Month Tourist Ban from Maya Bay Beach

April 2, 2018

Maya Bay, best known for its appearance in DiCaprio’s “The Beach” has been ordered by the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation to be closed from the 1st of June until the 30th of September this year. The call for a break from tourists is due to the extensive damage visitors have done […]

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Better Moon Grocery Store, Café and Refill Station

March 28, 2018

Khun Pear, owner of the Better Moon Grocery Store and Café, is an environmentally savvy Bangkok resident who wanted to put her own touch on the family’s business. Located near the On Nut BTS, the small but cozy café, features eco-friendly workshops, locally sourced products and Bangkok’s very first refill station. Since its launch in […]

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