Here is a look at the top NATIONAL Thailand stories, chosen by our Pattaya News/TPN National team, from the last week, Monday, April 24th, 2023, to Sunday, April 30th, 2023.
They are not in any particular level of importance but are listed in the order of date of publication.
Let’s get started and see what the top stories were!
- The Thai Democrat Party said it supports sex toy legalization in Thailand, where they are currently illegal, as a controlled item to diminish sex crimes.
Buyers should be over 18 years old.
- A group of 45 medical personnel, academics, and citizens filed a petition against the legal marijuana policy backed by the Bhumjai Thai Party.
The Department of Thai Traditional and Alternative Medicine iterates to the public that it is against the law to sell cannabis to children under 20 years old, pregnant women, and breast-feeding women, following a viral video clip that shows an unidentified teenager smoking weed.
Cannabis remains a polarizing issue ahead of Thai Elections.
3. Renowned American comedian Conan O’Brien is currently filming for his future broadcasts in Bangkok, Thailand. He seemed to very much enjoy his time, as evidenced by his frequent tweets about his recent adventures, which include trying out Muay Thai, donning traditional clothing, and even eating scorpions.
Conan seems to be having an absolute blast in Thailand.
The case has consumed much of Thai media coverage and horrified the Thai public.
He said the increase actually started at the end of 2022, but people did not acknowledge it until March to April when the weather became significantly hotter, leading to an increase in electricity consumption and thereby a surge in power bills.
And, that is all for this week. Thank you as always for reading the Pattaya News/TPN News!