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Kanchanaburi: “Bikini party” host faces legal action

Kanchanaburi provincial police yesterday (Aug 15) charged raft operator and his daughter for illegal advertising of alcohol after they held a riverine bikini party which went on Facebook Live for six hours. The live broadcast of the bikini party on the raft at Srinagarind dam went viral on the social media with many viewers commenting […]Read More

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Advertisements of Korea King cooking pans banned

The Office of Consumer Protection Board has banned the advertisements of Korea King cooking pans with immediate effect. Mr Veerapong Boonyopas, chairman of direct sale committee, told the media on Wednesday that the OCPB found that the advertisements of the cooking pans priced at 15,000 baht and 18,000 baht apiece for the Gold and Diamond […]Read More

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Google Home: a $129 speaker that plays advertisements when you

Owners of Google Home smart-speakers got a surprise today when their personal assistants finished the “daily briefing” (a rundown of weather, calendar reminders an traffic info) with a plug for Disney’s new Beauty and the Beast movie: “By the way, Disney’s live action Beauty and The Beast opens today,” followed by a long spiel for […]Read More

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Advertisers begin pulling ads out of celebrity TV host’s popular

Some advertisers have pulled their advertisements from Channel 3’s news reporting programme hosted by well-known TV anchorman Sorayuth Suthasanajinda, according to the Media Agency Association of Thailand president Wanee Ratanaphol. She said some groups of advertisers, notably those giant or international level companies, such as banks, have pulled out their commercial advertisements with regard to […]Read More

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‘You Just Need To Be White To Win’ Ad Denounced

The video advert of a skin whitening pill in Thailand was denounced by many Internet users as racist for carrying the tagline ‘You just need to be white to win.’ After receiving widespread criticism, the maker of the ‘Snowz’ whitening pill removed the ad from YouTube and issued a public apology. The advert featured a […]Read More

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DTAC pulls controversial iPhone ad

Total Access Communication Plc, the operator of DTAC mobile phone service, has pulled off the air after four days a TV ad promoting the exchange of any smartphone for an iPhone 6 at a discount following unexpected responses. Online forums were abuzz over the weekend with comments about the “Any Phone for iPhone 6” commercial, […]Read More

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WeChat Won’t Show Chinese Users BMW Ads If It Thinks

Intrusive mobile ads can be annoying for many people. If a company tailors makes use of big data analytics to tailor the ads to the user, it can feel like an invasion of privacy, too. When WeChat launched ads in user friend circles on January 25, some users of the Chinese messaging app were miffed […]Read More

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Dunkin’ Donuts ad sparks racism row

A leading human rights group has called on Dunkin’ Donuts to withdraw a “bizarre and racist” advertisement for chocolate doughnuts in Thailand that shows a smiling woman with bright pink lips in blackface makeup. The Dunkin’ Donuts franchise in Thailand launched a campaign earlier this month for its new “Charcoal Donut” featuring the image, which […]Read More