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Monday, March 25, 2019

Powerful Storm Sends Cars Skidding and Inundates Roads

BANGKOK — Lightning arced over the capital city to herald the arrival of monsoon season with a furious thunderstorm Monday afternoon.

Curtain Call: Lido’s 50 Year Run to End in May (Photos)

BANGKOK — One of two independent cinemas in the heart of the city will close forever later this year, just a few days before its 50th birthday.

Two Suspected Southern Separatists Arrested, Two Escape

NARATHIWAT— Security officers say they have arrested two separatist insurgents responsible for launching numerous attacks in Thailand's southern border provinces.

Boardgame Champ Preaches Gospel of ‘Catan’

BANGKOK — Settlers of Catan is more than just a resource-management board game for Songsit “Note” Phraepet, the Thailand Catan Champion of 2016 and owner of the Board Game Academy cafe in Thonburi.

My My My! Troye Sivan to Bring His Tour to Bangkok

BANGKOK — Out and proud, a YouTuber turned pop sensation will come to his music fans in the capital next year.

Nearly 800 Migrants Rescued From Sinking Boats in Indonesia

JAKARTA (DPA) — Indonesian fishing boats and marine police rescued nearly 800 migrants Friday from a sinking vessel, a military official said, as South-East Asia's migrant crisis continued to unfold.

New Year Shopping Tax Break May Run Full Month

BANGKOK — Shopping to save the nation returns for another year this holiday season and may be extended to a full month, the Finance...

Name This Skywalk and Win 100,000 Baht

BANGKOK — Got a name for this wider and more colorful downtown skywalk? Enter it for a chance to win a big cash prize.
Banglamphu vendor Orasa Sae Jong sells traditional attire Thursday in Bangkok.

Vendors Cash In Before Traditional Garb Fad Fades

BANGKOK — On the eve of the first day of Songkran, clothing sellers said the raging fad for traditional attire would likely fade with the popular soap opera that inspired it.

Army Vet Holds His Own Funeral To See Who Will Come

BANGKOK — A 82-year-old war veteran organized his own funeral at Wat Suwannakhee in Suphanburi Province today to see for himself what the ceremony will look like before he dies.

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