BANGKOK — Public outrage over a proposed increase to the value-added tax, or VAT, led to the military government shelving the idea and blaming the media Friday for spreading fake news.
BANGKOK — Silom Road’s biweekly walking street market has been indefinitely suspended for the rainy season.
BANGKOK — A spike of citrus has infused fashion. From BTS to mall, beach and street – one familiar fruit has blotted out all others: the pineapple.
BANGKOK — In the wake of His Majesty King Bhumibol’s death Oct. 13, the authorities have called for 30 days without entertainment.
Scan Paponk’s tartan pattern packaging and find lipsticks named for Elizabethan literary heroines Dido, Perdita, Britomart – names which belie the brand’s Thai origins.
BANGKOK — This holiday season, take a stroll through Diagon Alley and Hogsmeade Village and wander into Ollivander's Wand Shop and Honeydukes when a spell transforms a downtown shopping mall into iconic wizardry sites.
BANGKOK — A new downtown market will light up Thursday evening with more than 900 cafes, bars and restaurants on 10-rai of land.
BANGKOK— Pusheen, famous for wiggling around the Internet in impossibly cute cartoon forms, is waiting to plop into fans’ laps at Siam Paragon shopping mall since last Thursday.
Compare for yourself how Bangkok's streets look before and after the street food vendor ban with these interactive images. (Slide left and right).
BANGKOK — Instead of the usual sparkling decor, shining lights and towering Christmas tree that last year was crowned Southeast Asia’s tallest, the plaza at CentralWorld in Bangkok was dark Friday night.