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Thursday, January 24, 2019

Carbs Come 2nd to Drinks at ‘Carbar’

Do: Score some drinks and snacks at Carbar while taking in the late-year breeze at this casual, hip Italian joint in a Thonglor hotspot....

Banned Doc on Murdered Activist Comes to Bangkok

BANGKOK — While the Cambodian government shut down a planned screening today of a documentary about an activist’s murder, “I Am Chut Wutty” can be seen in full next week in Bangkok.

Check Inn 99 Lands Bigger, Better Home (With Rooftop)

BANGKOK — After staging a series of farewell parties last week and checking out from its 59-year venue, one of Bangkok’s oldest nightclubs will reopen not so far away with upgraded facilities.

Nationalist 'Energy Reform' Activist Released Without Charges

BANGKOK — Conservative activist Veera Somkwamkid and seven others were released from military custody this morning, three days after they were arrested for violating the junta’s ban on public demonstrations.

Baby Lion Spooked Night Safari Elephant, Mahout Says

CHIANG MAI — Chiang Mai Night Safari blamed a lion cub today for spooking a 23-year-old elephant who charged the audience in an incident that left nine visitors injured.

Central Rama III to Partially Close Until December

BANGKOK — One of the capital’s largest malls will partially close through year’s end for a facelift on its 20th birthday.

Look Inside Bangkok’s First 24-Hour Library Opening Soon

BANGKOK — Check out the capital city’s soon-to-be 24-hour library on April 7.

Tech Logos Removed From Royal Crematorium Garuda

BANGKOK — Logos of the world’s largest tech firms were removed Wednesday from a Garuda sculpture for use in the cremation of King Bhumibol in response to a surge of criticism.

Ode to Evel: Pastrana Hopes to Clear Ceasars Palace Fountain

Fifty years after Evel Knievel so famously wiped out trying to jump the fountain at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, action sports wild man Travis Pastrana will try to nail the stunt Sunday night in the finale of a triple-header tribute to the late daredevil.



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