• Sun, 17 Mar 2019 01:00
    Sins and spirits: Thais flock to tattoo fest
    Nakhon Nayok - With inky designs covering his chest and arms, one man crawls on the ground like a tiger while another twists his fingers to resemble claws and growls.
  • Mon, 07 Jan 2019 01:00
    Art and the body beautiful
    Tattoos still give Japan the needle as Olympics loom
  • Mon, 07 Jan 2019 01:00
    Passion and profession
    Long despised, tattoos emerge from shadows in Tunisia
  • Wed, 26 Dec 2018 01:00
    Great music, less trash and no sugar
    Coca-Cola recently bid farewell to 2018 on a grand scale with “Coca-Cola Presents Siam Music Festival”, which saw 50 leading artists including Thaitanium, Slot Machine, Scrubb, Paradox, Lomosonic, Retrospect, Tattoo Colour and Moderndog performing on the four main stages in the heart of Bangkok for two whole days.
  • Thu, 20 Dec 2018 01:00
    Mexico’s deadly drug war spawns a new forensic weapon: rehydration
    Jorge’s putrefied corpse would have been buried in an unmarked grave but for a rehydration technique pioneered in Mexico that allowed him to be identified by his tattoos and given the send-off his family wanted. 
  • Thu, 18 Oct 2018 19:00
    Madams, ex-cop handed another 183-309 years in Mae Hong Son child-prostitution case
    The Ratchadaphisek Criminal Court on Thursday increased the jail tariff for two “madams” and a former senior cop by 183 years and 309 years respectively, over charges linked to the “owl tattoo” prostitution racket in Mae Hong Son.
  • Wed, 17 Oct 2018 01:00
    When an eyebrow tattoo goes wrong
    Bold, defined eyebrows are in style right now and this trend has brought with it a boom in eyebrow tattooing or microblading.
  • Mon, 03 Sep 2018 19:45
    Crackdown on tattoo shops after death of four women
    BANGKOK governor Pol General Aswin Kwanmuang has instructed officials and related agencies to inspect tattoo shops at markets, following the shocking report that four female friends recently died of AIDS-related illnesses after having tattoos together at Klong Lot market near the Grand Palace in March.
  • Thu, 09 Aug 2018 19:12
    Phi Phi tattooist shot dead
    A former tattoo shop owner on Phi Phi has been shot dead.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 02 Aug 2018 18:52
    Khaosan Road vendors back down on threat to defy pavement ban
    Khaosan Road, a couple days ago a bustling street with foreign tourists and hawkers both day and night, was a bit lonely on Thursday without signs of street food stalls, clothing stalls or tattoo booths on its sidewalks.
  • Fri, 27 Jul 2018 01:00
    Indonesia’s tattoo removers zap the sin from your skin
    Indonesian tattoo remover Sandi Widodo does a brisk business zapping sin from skin – at bargain-basement prices.
  • Tue, 24 Apr 2018 12:17
    Chiang Mai woman’s tattoo is ‘practical magic’
    A Chiang Mai woman who spent two nights in intensive care following a severe allergic reaction to medication is now sporting a truly life-saving tattoo on her upper arm – an English-language list of medicines to which she reacts badly, along with symptoms to watch for.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 18 Apr 2018 17:18
    Eight get lengthy prison terms over Mae Hong Son prostitution racket
    The Ratchadaphisek Criminal Court on Wednesday found eight defendants guilty of human trafficking, underage prostitution and other charges linked to the “owl tattoo” prostitution racket in Mae Hong Son and sentenced them to imprisonments ranging from eight to 320 years.
  • Fri, 23 Mar 2018 17:25
    Eyebrow tattoo artist comes to rescue of woman with badly botched face tattoos
    An eyebrow tattoo artist has become a godsend for a woman who otherwise seemed fated to live with ugly tattooed eyebrows thanks to poor worksmanship from a low-quality shop for rest of her life.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 14:38
    Philharmonic ready to get tattooed
    Pop band Tattoo Colour go classical later this month, performing alongside the Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra at Mahidol University Salaya’s Prince Mahidol Hall on February 23 and 24.
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