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Thousands Turn Out For New Riverside Attraction ‘Lhong 1919’

BANGKOK — Bangkok’s new-but-not-so-new riverside lifestyle compound packed in huge crowds on its opening weekend.

Embark For 19th Century Bangkok at Historic Chinese Pier

BANGKOK — Eat, seek divine help in love and marvel at a restored 167-year-old Chinese pier which opened Friday.

Singapore ‘Escape 56’ Party Comes to Bangkok Saturday

In this week’s notes from the underground we get to know Singaporean DJ and promoter Kim Khan Zaki, or Zach, a guy who along with his Thai business partner DJ Sunju Hargun is bringing Singapore's dope af “Warehouse” event Escape 56 to Bangkok.

Royal Crematorium Interior Closes to Visitors

BANGKOK — The Royal Crematorium’s interior can no longer be accessed after authorities on Thursday grew concerned it could be damaged by the multitude of daily visitors.

DJ Whatdafrog to Represent Thailand at Red Bull 3Style World Championship

The MC announces his name and Whatdatfrog enters the booth to the cheers of his fans. The all-night practice sessions and years of battling have left the master Turntablist unfazed.

Bangkok Band Rages Against Society With Rap + Metal

BANGKOK — “Thai society doesn’t have rights or wrongs, it doesn’t matter if you hit someone with a car and send them to the morgue.”

Bangkok Venues Seek Clarity on Mourning Period

BANGKOK — A number of Bangkok venues said they are unsure what measures to take during the national mourning period as no official guidelines for nightlife and entertainment venues have been issued.

Rum-Soaked at Charoen Krung’s ‘Tropic City’

BANGKOK — Bangkok’s trending old town district won’t rum dry any time soon thanks to a Swedish duo’s new tiki bar.

Thai Folk Arts Get 21st Century Makeover

OTOP. The word conjures countless tourist-trap shops and fairs selling authentic yet forgettable knick knacks. Stuff that’s only interesting to first-time visitors or those who must have everything silk.

India Going All Out to Celebrate 70 Years With Shows, Art and More

BANGKOK — See Indian dances, Indian art and shop for Ayurvedic products at a festival celebrating 70 years of independence on the subcontinent with events through the rest of the year.

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