Wattanasin is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:
Charoen Wattanasin is a former badminton player from Thailand who won international championships in the late 1950s and early 1960s. Between 1958 and 1962 Wattanasin captured the open men's singles titles of Malaya, Ireland, Scotland, Norway, and France. He also shared the open men's doubles titles of Malaya, Scotland, the Netherlands, and the USA. Wattanasin was a men's singles runner-up to Denmark's formidable Erland Kops at the All-England Championships in 1960 and 1962. He represented Thailand in the Thomas Cup campaigns of 1957-1958 and 1963-1964. In 2000 he was inducted into the World Badminton Hall of Fame. However, there were scandals and corruption issues when he was the president of the Badminton Association of Thailand between 2009 and 2013. In 2010, 16 players and coaches quit Badminton Association of Thailand as they did not receive supporting fee from the association, while Charoen claimed that he already provided support. In 2014, he insanely criticised the European Union's decision to impose political sanctions against Thailand for overthrowing an elected government by stating that Thai people should ban products from the EU, particulary cars, and stop travelling to the EU as well; however, his sons owned BMWs and his daughter was a communication general manager for Chanel Thailand.
Jetrin Wattanasin or J Jetrin, is a Thai pop musician and actor who got his first major break in the music business when he secured heavy promotion by the Thai entertainment company, GMM Grammy. Since 1991, he has produced numerous commercially successful music albums, and continues to tour internationally in support of his most recent recordings. Upon the conclusion of his current United States tour, entitled "The Return of J Jetrin," he will have completed the most extensive tour of the United States by any Thai recording artist, with dates scheduled in 12 US cities, spanning from Hawaii to the East Coast.
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Lakorn are a popular ชลgenre of fiction in Thai television. They are known in Thai as ละครโทรทัศน์ or ละคร. They are shown generally at prime-time on Thai television channels, starting at 20:30. An episode of a prime-time drama is two hours long including commercials. Each series is a finished story, unlike Western "cliffhanger" dramas, but rather like Hispanic telenovelas.
The Thomas Cup competition is an international team tournament for supremacy in men's badminton. Beginning in 1948-1949 it was held every three years until 1982 and has been held every two years thereafter. Nineteen teams contested for the Thomas Cup during the 1957-1958 season. As defending champion Malaya was exempt until the conclusive tie called the challenge round. The other eighteen teams were divided into four qualifying zones; Asia, Australasia, Europe, and Pan America; with the winners of each intra-zone competition advancing to inter-zone competition in Singapore to determine a challenger to Malaya. For a more detailed description of the Thomas Cup format see Wikipedia's general article on the Thomas Cup.
The Thomas Cup competition is an international team tournament for supremacy in men's badminton. Beginning in 1948 and 1949 it was held every three years until 1982 and thereafter every two years. Nineteen teams, eighteen of them starting from four regional qualifying zones, Asia, Australasia, Europe, and Pan America, contested for the Thomas Cup during the 1960-1961 seasons. Zone winners then played-off in Jakarta, Indonesia for the right to face defending champion Indonesia, in a conclusive challenge round. For a more detailed description of the Thomas Cup format, see Wikipedia's general article on the Thomas Cup.
The Thomas Cup competition is an international team tournament for supremacy in men's badminton. Beginning in 1948-1949 it was held every three years until 1982 and thereafter it has been held every two years. Twenty-six national teams, each starting from one of four qualifying zones, vied for the Thomas Cup during the 1963-1964 badminton season. Qualifying zone winners played-off in Tokyo, Japan for the right to face defending champion Indonesia, which was exempt from earlier ties, in a conclusive challenge round tie. Prior to 1964 the defending champion nation had regularly hosted both the inter-zone playoffs and the challenge round, but a rules change effective that year prevented the same defending champion nation from having this advantage for two successive Thomas Cup seasons. For a more detailed description of the Thomas Cup format see Wikipedia's general article on the Thomas Cup.
Re-cycle is a 2006 horror film directed by the Pang Brothers and starring Angelica Lee. The film was the closing film in the Un Certain Regard program at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival. It was also a reunion for Pangs and the actress Lee, who starred in the Pang's 2002 hit, The Eye. It is a Hong Kong/Thai co-production.
Christina Aguilar is a Thai singer of French and Filipino heritage, dubbed Thai "Queen of Dance". Her debut album Ninja was certified platinum for 1 million copies sold - a first for a Thai female singer. She is also the first and only Thai artist to have the first four studios albums selling over 1 million copies; her third album Red Beat is the best selling female artist's album of all time in Thai music industry, selling 3 million copies. Her eight solo albums have sold over 10.5 million copies.
Thai names are comparable to the Western European pattern in which the family name follows a first or given name. In this, they differ from the family-name-first pattern of the general East Asian tradition.
Erland Kops was a badminton player from Denmark who won numerous major international singles and doubles titles from the late 1950s to the early 1970s. In 1958, Erland Kops brought an end to eight years of dominance of by Malayan players at the All England Badminton Championships by winning its Men's Singles event. Kops was also among the first Westerners to win major singles titles in the Far East. He combined abundant speed, power, and stamina with impressive shot-making virtuosity. Despite some disappointing results in the late rounds of Thomas Cup competition, Kops was clearly the dominant tournament men's singles player and one of the dominant men's doubles players of his era.
Janie Tienphosuwan is an American-born Thai Chinese actress and model. She graduated a bachelor in Communication Arts from Bangkok University. After her parents' divorce, she moved to Thailand with her sibling and mother. She then started her acting career in a music video. After that she quickly rose to fame in a Thai television soap opera with Andrew Gregson.
Thai hip hop is hip hop music made in Thailand. Pioneer artists by Joey Boy and popular hip hop artists of Thailand include Dajim, Southside, Fukking Hero, Sing Neua Seua Tai, Buddha Bless, Thaitanium, Youngohm and PMC.
The participation of Thailand in the ABU TV Song Festival has occurred twice since the inaugural ABU TV Song Festival began in 2012. Since their début in 2013, the Thai entry has been organised by the national broadcaster Thai Public Broadcasting Service (TPBS). Kandy and Jetrin Wattanasin have both represented the nation at the 2013 and 2014 festivals respectively. In 2015, Thailand withdrew from the festival.
The murder of Sherry Ann Duncan was a sensational crime that occurred in 1986 in Thailand. It is best known for the false incrimination of four suspects, some of whom died in prison during their nine years of incarceration, before being acquitted in 1995.
Manaswin Nuntasane or commonly known as by the stage name Tik Shiro is a Thai singer and actor, especially popular in the 1990s.
In Family We Trust is a drama/mystery Thai TV series produced by Nadao Bangkok, in association with The One Enterprise and 4Nologue, and broadcast on One 31. It was directed by Songyos Sugmakanan, and was originally broadcast from 14 September to 10 November 2018. The story revolves around an extended Thai Chinese family whose members' seemingly happy relationships devolve into conflict following murder of the eldest son and head of the family business.