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Friday, October 19, 2018

The Overstay Raided, 11 Foreigners Arrested

BANGKOK — The proprietor of an underground nightlife venue was seeking bail Saturday after he and 10 other foreign nationals were arrested in an early morning raid by police and military.

Entertainment Behind Closed Doors Okay, Gov’t Clarifies

BANGKOK — Officials have clarified that entertainment in the private sector is free to continue if it takes place behind closed doors.

Bangkok, Famed Capital of Free-Wheeling Fun, Goes Dark Indefinitely (Photos)

BANGKOK — In Bangkok's red light district Soi Cowboy, 7pm is usually the beginning of a long, neon night of music and enticement. But on Thursday’s historical night of Oct. 13, it was the end.

Where to Dance Latin Every Night in Bangkok

BANGKOK — For those who live and breathe Latin dance, swaying one’s way through the week in Bangkok’s salsa hubs can be a reality.

Khaosan Road Never Quieter As Business Takes a Hit (Photos)

BANGKOK — While most bars and restaurants around backpacker destination Khaosan Road have reopened one week after His Majesty the Late King died, its usual loud scene has gone quiet as the supply of tourists has dried up.

Do’s and Don’ts of Mourning Period for Expats and Visitors

BANGKOK — As Thailand begins a new week since His Majesty King Bhumibol’s death led to the declaration of a year-long mourning period, foreign tourists and residents might wonder what is okay and what is not.

Khaosan Road: Open But Silent (Photos)

BANGKOK — In the aftermath of HM King’s death Thursday, tourist hub Khaosan Road has become a much more subdued version of itself. Some restaurants...

Happy 420, Thailand! You Get a Weed Fest This Saturday.

Cannabis remains a Class 5 narcotic in Thailand, where the plant remains frowned upon by much of Thai society - but not everyone.

Dragon’s Guide to 5 Clubs For After-Hours Party People

Here are five of late venues, but keep in mind that closing times can change in the blink of an eye and surprise visits from the boys in brown can happen when you least expect it.

Pattaya Sex Show Touts Arrested For Harassment, False Advertising

PATTAYA — Soldiers and local officials arrested 16 people Monday night holding laminated cards promising salacious entertainment at Pattaya’s infamous sex shows.

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