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Femininity in Color: Artist Chalita Tantiwikosol Prints Women’s Lives

BANGKOK — Through characters, colors and prints, a young artist is seeking to start conversations about femininity, beauty and the meaning women bring to...

City to Keep Closer Eye on Sex in Bangkok Parks

City Hall on Tuesday detailed plans to discourage people from using Bangkok’s public parks for sex by increasing the frequency of patrols, putting up warning signs in Thai and English and adding more surveillance cameras.

Whistleblower Wants Justice For Felled Tree in Chatuchak

BANGKOK — A transparency activist filed a complaint Tuesday against city officials for cutting down a 50-year-old tree partly on public property. Srisuwan Janya went...

Tourists Watch as Speedboat Suddenly Combusts, Injuring 1

PHANG NGA — A couple dozen tourists were relaxing Monday on an idyllic beach when three loud explosions were heard and, soon after, the...

Police Say Man Used Fake Bomb to Rob Bangkok Bank

BANGKOK — A man accused of holding up a Bangkok Bank branch using a fake bomb was charged with robbery Monday. Chayan Malithong, 40, walked...
An image showing a construction of residences on Doi Suthep in Chiang Mai province. Photo: Yahya Mankong / Facebook

Court Seeks to Move Doi Suthep Homes to Chiang Rai

CHIANG MAI — Activists Saturday slammed court officials for dodging their demands when they said homes built atop a protected northern forestland could be moved to neighboring Chiang Rai.
Photo: William / Flickr

Defeated, City Hall Again Agrees to Exempt Khaosan

BANGKOK — Khaosan vendors were served a heaping bowl of win Friday with word they can resume business as usual after City Hall gave up a push to regulate them.
Tourist Police chief Maj. Gen. Surachet Hakpal, standing at center, at a Friday press briefing on Khaosan Road.

Police to Investigate ‘All Nigerians’ in Thailand

BANGKOK — Police on Friday said they will target all Nigerians in Thailand for investigation in a move a top human rights official warns could amount to illegal and discriminatory policing.

Thais Can Visit National Parks For Free This Mother’s Day

BANGKOK — National parks nationwide will waive entry fees on Mother’s Day – but only for Thais.

Special Report: Thai Students Abuse ADHD Drugs to Stay Ahead

Intense pressure to score high has students as young as high school deliberately overdosing with drugs that rob them of social skills and health.

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