Bangkok’s Train Night Market Ratchada reopens in new location under the name JODD FAIRS
Bangkok’s Train Night Market Ratchada has been renamed JODD FAIRS and is reopened near Central Plaza Grand Rama 9.
Similar to the former Train Night Market Ratchada, there are various stalls such as food, clothes and accessories, furniture, vintage items, and handmade items. There are also many "Instagram spots" that are gaining popularity.
JODD FAIRS is located behind the Central Grand Rama 9 building and you can reach JODD FAIRS by getting off at Exit 2 of MRT Rama 9 station and passing through the shopping mall. Opening hours are daily from 11:00 am to midnight.
For details, refer to the JODD FAIRS facebook.
"90-day report" can now be submitted with a smartphone app
Foreigners residing in Thailand are required to submit a "90-day report" to the Immigration Bureau once every 90 days to report their current address in Thailand.
While the "90-day report" can be submitted at the Immigration Bureau, it can also be submitted online or ask the agency to submitt on behalf, but there is a problem that many people cannot apply online because of system erorr, and asking agency costs customers a lot.
For these reasons, the "90-day report" is more unpopular, but it is now possible to submit it from the smartphone app.
Thai Immigration Bureau
・ App Store
・ Google Play
Whether or not the "90-day report" can be submitted smoothly without any trouble with the smartphone app is still a wait-and-see, but if the "90-day report" can be easily submitted from the smartphone app, it will be for foreign residents in Thailand very convenient and valuable.
Chiang Mai Design Week 2021 will be held in Chiang Mai from December 4th to 12th, 2021
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) announced that "Chenmai Design Week 2021" is held from December 4th to 12th, 2021 at the Three Kings Monument, Lam Chang, Wat Ket, Chang Moi, and various areas around the Northern city.
Organized by the Chiang Mai Public-Private Sector and the Creative Economy Promotion Agency (CEA), this event promotes the creative industry and regional economy in northern Thailand by introducing talented designers, craftsmen, artists and business entrepreneurs in northern Thailand.
Various events such as the following is held at "Chiang Mai Design Week 2021".
Chiang Mai Street Jazz Festival 2021 introduces music with the theme of "Music of Metaverse".
Thai Coffee Festival 2021 by Friends Trade for coffee lovers introduces the coffee industry in northern Thailand and help promote the coffee industry in the region.
The "Chan Moi Creative District Tour" sponsored by Tamarind Village Hotel is a tour that explores the lifestyles of the people of the Chan Moi community.
"Sound Connect 2021" sponsored by Everlong One introduces music as a tool to connect with artists and communities.
For more information on "Chiang Mai Design Week 2021" and specific activity times and locations, see https://chiangmaidesignweek.com/en or the Facebook page of Chiang Mai Design Week.
Thailand on location in Japan's reality TV show "Bacherer Japan Season 4"
According to the announcement on the official website of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), Thailand was the main location for the first broadcast of the Japanese reality TV program "Bacherer Japan Season 4". This first broadcast has already aired publicly on November 25th.
TAT Tokyo Office, Amazon Prime Japan, and YD Creation Japan cooperated with each other, and a shooting crew consisting of 65 actors, production staff, engineers, etc. visited Thailand from April to June 2021 in Phuket, Phang Nga, Krabi and the shooting was done.
Ten 60-minute episodes of "Bacherâ Japan Season 4" will be aired, and six of the ten have been shot in Thailand.
Japan is a major tourist visiting Thailand, and this shooting is expected to be a valuable promotion to attract Japanese tourists to Thailand. The filming also reportedly provided valuable employment and revenue opportunities for the tourism and film sector in Phuket, Phang Nga and Krabi.
Phuket, Phang Nga and Krabi is the first tourist destinations in Thailand to resume tourism under the sandbox program. Governor Yuthasak Supasorn of TAT said that Thailand was featured in popular TV programs such as "Bacherer Japan Season 4", and the promotion effect of direct distribution to the international market is great. The Thai Quarantine Exemption (TEST & GO) program relaxes immigration rules and helps foreign tourists to travel to Thailand. ".
Thailand, December 5th is "Rama IX's birthday", December 6th is a substitute holiday
In Thailand, Sunday, December 5th is the holiday of "Birthday of Rama IX (the late King Bhumibol)", and Monday, December 6th is the substitute holiday.
The Bangkok Metropolitan Government Building celebrates the "Birthday of Rama IX" and lights up Ratchadamunun Road in front of the Royal Palace with lights.