27th September 2017
The Grand Palace and the Emerald Buddha Temple (Wat Phra Kaew) will be closed for about a month, starting from September 30th, to prepare for the Royal funeral of His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
21st September 2017
Founded in 1998, Animals Asia is a registered charity with bear sanctuaries in China and Vietnam, headquarters in Hong Kong, and offices in Australia, China, Germany, Italy, the UK, USA and Vietnam. The organization promotes compassion and respect for all animals and works to bring about long-term change. It works to end the barbaric bear bile trade, which sees over 10,000 bears kept on bile farms in China, and, according to official figures, about 1,200 suffering the same fate in Vietnam. 
21st September 2017
Paung Daw Oo Pagoda, located in the Shan State, is the most famous pagoda of Inle Lake and houses five sacred Buddha images. Once a year the Buddha images are ceremonially rowed along the lake, attracting people from throughout regions to come to gain merit and enjoy festivities. 
21st September 2017
Starting from 1st October this year, Thai Smile, the low-cost subsidiary of Thai Airways International, will re-open direct flights from Bangkok to Luang Prabang, after temporarily ceasing operations. 
21st September 2017
Typhoon Doksuri with maximum sustained winds of 135 kph (wind gust up to 185 kph) has made landfall in the afternoon of Friday 15 September 2017 in Viet Nam. The worst hit areas were Ha Tinh and Quang Binh.