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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Royal Barge Rehearsal Was a Truly Majestic Exercise

BANGKOK — As one spectator put it: You can watch it on your 50-inch TV screen but nothing beats watching the Royal Barge rehearsal in person.
An employee at Normal Shop Bangkok.

Every Eco-Friendly Refill Shop in Thailand (So Far), in 1 Interactive Map

Here’s a list of all the known dedicated refill shops in Thailand right now, along with an interactive map.
Chatvichai Promadhattavedi, left, secretary of the BACC foundation, receiving petition letter from Chayan Chaiyaporn, right, campaign leader at the Bangkok Art and Cultural Center on Oct. 9, 2019.

Art Enthusiasts Demand Answers Behind BACC Director Sacking

BANGKOK — Fans of the city’s largest downtown art center submitted a petition Wednesday demanding a clear explanation behind the recent expulsion of the gallery’s director.
A file photo of Pawit Mahasarinand.

BACC Director Says He Was Fired for Speaking Out Against City Hall

BANGKOK — The director of the city’s largest downtown art center said Tuesday that he was fired for standing up against city hall defunding...

Gubernatorial Contender Vows Corruption-Free Bangkok

BANGKOK — An anti-graft activist and former junta-appointed lawmaker said she would bring transparency and better spending practices to the City Hall if elected as the next governor of Bangkok.
Police officers holding tickets at the Traffic Police Command Center on Aug. 30.

New 4K Traffic Cameras to Bust Bangkok’s Red Light Runners

BANGKOK — Seeing no cops around doesn’t mean you can get away with running a red light, because a newly upgraded red light camera...
Wan Pek Tang, left.

What Do Thai-Chinese Think About Hong Kong Protests? (Part I)

On the main street of Yaowaraj – home to Chinese immigrants who sailed to Thailand over a century ago and their descendants – Wan Pek Tang sits selling both Thai and Chinese newspapers.
Celebrity Taksaorn “Aff” Paksukcharern poses for photographs Aug. 14, 2019 in a three-bedroom unit on the 35th floor of the Residences at Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok.

Here’s What the Condo Above Iconsiam Looks Like (and Costs!) (Photos)

BANGKOK — Nine months after the swanky Iconsiam mall opened on the banks of the Chao Phraya River, the ultra-loaded are ready to move into the penthouses towering over it.
Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha taking a ride from BTS Mo Chit to Ha Yaek Lat Phrao during the opening ceremony on August 9.

BTS Ha Yeak Lat Phrao Opens, Governor Caps Fare to 65 Baht

BANGKOK — The missing dots between Mo Chit and Lad Phrao have finally been connected, with the new BTS station linking them now open...

Fathom Bookspace: More Than Just a Bookshop

BANGKOK — Fathom Bookspace offers not only books, but a space for people to meet and get to know one another.





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