Street Talk

STARTING DATE: 25 Jun 2022

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TOTAL UPDATE: 11 STORIES

Popular issues being gossiped in Thai society.

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11 Oct 2022

War on city smog

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is preparing to deal with the capital's upcoming smog season.

11 Oct 2022 48
War on city smog
25 Jun 2022

Pimrypie hogs big-game tickets

Discounted tickets sold online by social media influencers for a coveted English Premier League (EPL)-team exhibition match in Bangkok are causing a stir as those who paid top dollar feel they have been cheated, while others who missed out are crying foul.

25 Jun 2022
Pimrypie hogs big-game tickets
14 Feb 2022

Day of Love gesture fails to lift spirits

Bangkok's Bang Khun Thian district celebrates Valentine's Day on Monday by handing special certificates to LGBTQ+ couples recognising their relationship. However, the move is being decried as "ineffective" by activists for not being legally binding.

14 Feb 2022 34
Day of Love gesture fails to lift spirits
10 Feb 2022

Activist admits 'sexual misconduct'

A high-profile Thammasat University student activist and former leader of the Dome Revolution Party has been criticised on Twitter for allegedly pressuring a younger female student to have unprotected sex with him.

10 Feb 2022 75
Activist admits 'sexual misconduct'
17 Jan 2022

Thanathorn under fire

Progressive Movement founder Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, who has found himself in hot water amid allegations he jumped the queue to get his first dose of vaccine, has threatened lawsuits against anyone who tries to run his name through the mud.

17 Jan 2022 90
Thanathorn under fire
23 Dec 2021

Toon's virtual run gets flak on net

Rock star Artiwara "Toon Bodyslam" Kongmalai is well known for his charity runs, which until recently received overwhelming support from fans and the public.

23 Dec 2021 5
Toon's virtual run gets flak on net
11 Nov 2021

Online chat shines ugly light on discrimination

A group of youngsters recently created a talking room on the social audio app Clubhouse under the name "#ClubhouseToxic" where they criticised Isan people.

11 Nov 2021 113
Online chat shines ugly light on discrimination
28 Oct 2021

Director laments fondling clip

Well-known music director Jakkawal Saothongyutitum has bowed to criticism over his social media post in which he was seen touching his 9-year-old daughter's buttocks and stomach during play.

28 Oct 2021 43
Director laments fondling clip
14 Sep 2021

Outcry over bra 'warning'

A screenshot of a message with alleged sexual undertones sent by a Foodpanda rider to a female customer has gone viral after it was posted on Facebook, drawing heavy criticism from netizens.

14 Sep 2021 172
Outcry over bra 'warning'
11 Sep 2021

Donated trains stir controversy

A decision the State Railway of Thailand made to pay about 42.5 million baht for the shipment of second-hand diesel locomotive trains donated by Japan has stirred social media controversy about their value.

11 Sep 2021 129
Donated trains stir controversy