On this day…in 1942

On this day, Thailand, a Japanese puppet state, declares war on the Allies. When war broke out in Europe in September 1939, Thailand declared its neutrality, much to the distress of France and England. Both European nations had colonies surrounding Thailand and hoped Thailand would support the Allied effort and prevent Japanese encroachment on their … [Read the full story]

Apparently, elephant poo coffee isn’t shit

If you like your coffee strong with plenty of nose, then Thailand could be your ideal destination, after a blend made from elephant dung was put on sale by an upmarket hotel chain. The Black Ivory blend, made from coffee beans digested and excreted by Thai elephants, is billed as producing a particularly smooth cup. … [Read the full story]

Pete Doherty will soon be dead as Amy Winehouse

Dishevelled, with a fragrant Thai flower in his button hole and clutching a bag of duty free, you would think Pete Doherty was returning from a hedonistic holiday in Thailand if you spotted him at Heathrow. But in reality the ruined rocker was making his way back from a last ditch attempt to rid himself … [Read the full story]

“Robbie Fowler is a LIAR”, says Buford Balony

Liverpool legend Robbie Fowler is heading to Thailand to play for Muang Thong United, in a surprise move just weeks after quitting the A-League. “He agreed to play with Muang Thong United as a forward,” team manager Ronnarit Suewaja said on Thursday. “I’m confident that Thai football will improve as a famous player like him … [Read the full story]