There was loads of information round in 2019 for Thailand. The Prime 10 tales ranked by their significance by our writers could be very completely different from the Prime 10 tales you looked for and clicked on at The Thaiger.
Another stats. You clicked on The Thaiger 81,177,191 occasions (as much as December 29) throughout 2019, the busiest month was October the place you clicked on The Thaiger 18.three million occasions. We began the yr with three employees and completed the yr with 19.
From the weird to the informative, YOUR prime decisions mirror a pattern for tales that aren’t essentially about politics and local weather change! Listed here are the highest 10 hottest Thaiger tales for 2019, from essentially the most clicked-on story all the way down to quantity 10.
With 151,000 views, this story captured your creativeness greater than the rest in 2019. Hmmmm. Of all the explanations you could find yourself in a Thai hospital, this isn’t a standard one. Though medical doctors and nurses did ship us loads of observe up emails testifying to any variety of kitchen utensils, fruit and home equipment having a lot the identical predicament. Males allegedly fall over with an analogous end result very often leaving them in a less-than-graceful pose at their nearest medical institution.
Could 2020 be the yr you don’t fall over!
The tropical storm ‘Pabuk’ was properly predicted within the week earlier than it will definitely made landfall in Thailand. Our video clarification of the storm was additionally our most-watched video this yr. Good preparations lowered the quantity of destruction brought on by the storm.
Visas, the tightening of enforcement, a couple of new guidelines and the alleged exodus of expats had been widespread matters this yr. Immigration police seemingly modified their stance from ‘Good guys in, unhealthy guys out’ to ‘Dangerous guys out, good guys out’ when you consider a number of the commentary circulating across the native chatrooms this yr. The online result’s that expats in Thailand rose in 2019 with Japanese and Chinese language being the very best variety of new expats for the previous twelve months.
Shifting previous the medical, climate and immigration Prime three, individuals additionally wished to analysis dwelling within the Land of Smiles. Our hottest data story was an sincere have a look at among the points that expats pose once they reside in Thailand. A vacation is a really completely different expertise to full time life in Thailand.
PHOTO: Quantity Seven within the “exhausting truths of dwelling as an expat in Thailand” – the bar women don’t truly love you.
The Bangkok bombings in August, a sequence of small bombs primarily detonated as a ‘warning’ quite to inflict a number of harm, reminded us that there are nonetheless issues the Kingdom has to handle earlier than peace can absolutely descend on the nation. Though the trials are nonetheless ongoing, it’s thought that this sequence of explosions across the capital had been associated to the insurgency within the deep south of Thailand.
There isn’t any prostitution in Thailand. Till somebody makes a uncommon and unlikely recognizing (cough) or an NGO goes combing via among the vacationer purple gentle districts and experiences it. Typically the Pattaya police wanted some outdoors help to find among the reported 30,000 prostitutes working within the seaside celebration city.
Similar to the prostitutes, the scams actually don’t exist. Until you’re nearly 100% of vacationers and expats, even locals, who fall for one of many many intelligent schemes concocted by locals to extract cash from you. A couple of minutes on the web will normally save individuals from all types of inconvenience and shedding their cash. We listed 10 widespread scams in Thailand.
Street crashes are at all times clickable tales. The Thaiger has a coverage of solely reporting street deaths when there are vital numbers, harmful places or distinguished individuals – on this case it was the horrifying dying of the son of a preferred music label proprietor. Thailand stays as one of the vital harmful locations to drive on the earth, though the overwhelming majority of dying statistics are of males, underneath 24 and driving a motorcycle on the time.
There was loads of on-line chatter about Thai immigration officers ‘tightening the screws’ on long-stay visas over the yr. The problem was extra of tighter enforcement quite than any new pointers. However the TM28 and 30 varieties had been a lot mentioned, at size.
One other of our Prime 10 lists was one other widespread story for 2019. This time we took a cheeky have a look at the sorts of expats transferring to Thailand. We additionally had loads of different solutions from readers. We’ll replace the record in 2020 with among the solutions… properly those we will publish anyway.
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