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Storm of Nerds, Rain to Descend on Siam Saturday

BANGKOK — Downtown’s busy Siam Square area will be more crowded than usual Saturday with two major nerd events going down as the effects of a powerful typhoon bear down on Bangkok.

Line Sorry for Satirical Monarchy Stickers

By Teeranai Charuvastra
Staff Reporter

BANGKOK — The Japanese company behind the chat application used by millions of Thais today apologized for briefly selling a set of cartoon ‘stickers’ that lampoon the Thai Royal Family.

Watch Digital Warriors Wreck Cores at ‘Garena World’

BANGKOK — Tanks will soak magefire, bullets will fly and goals will be scored as professional gamers and legions of fans converge this weekend on a massive esports tournament in Bangkok.

Get Edgy at Bangkok Fest for ‘First Ideas’

BANGKOK — People, passion and great ideas will converge riverside later this month.
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Marvel Marks Comic-Con Homecoming With a Showstopper

Marvel Studios took a year off from Comic-Con, but it came back with a pow on Saturday with a spectacle and star-filled presentation offering exclusive looks at "Spider-Man: Homecoming," ''Doctor Strange" and "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2."

Authorities Threaten to Ban Pokemon Go

BANGKOK — Telecommunications regulators threatened to ban Pokemon Go if developers refuse to restrict the areas where it is played.

Throw Coups, Deny Visas at Political Games Exhibit

BANGKOK — As the immigration officer of an authoritarian country, smash the “visa denied” stamp onto passports of huddled masses waiting in line. As an agent for Big Brother, tap into phones and stalk social media accounts. As the pet cat of Iran’s first democratically elected prime minister, meow along as the CIA ignites a coup to end his reign.

Stick Around For Cactus Fair This Weekend

BANGKOK — Fans of spiky, water-retaining plants can buy, trade and compete in a plant beauty contest this weekend.

Be the Dictator in ‘Coconut Empire’

The General ponders his next move – should he take over the Investor’s gold mines and enforce his disappearance? Or would it be more profitable to rally forces with the Devil and attack the Government House?

Bangkok Computer Expo Swept Up by Digital Gold Rush

BANGKOK — Thousands flocked to a computer expo over the weekend to snatch up components to mine online money.

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