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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

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.
Commuters queuing up for tickets at Wat Mangkon on August 4.

Khaosod English Tours Bangkok’s Fanciest MRT Stations (Video)

BANGKOK — New MRT stations connected to tourist destinations such as the Grand Palace and Chinatown are becoming destinations themselves as visitors cram to...
Damage caused the suspected arson at Miniso store inside Siam Square One, left. The store being closed on August 2, right.

LIVE BLOG: Series of Bombs, Suspected Arson Rage Through Bangkok

BANGKOK — A series of bombs scattered across Bangkok have given the city a rude awakening Friday morning. Keep refreshing this page for updates to...
Bua Noi in her cage on July 25, 2019 at Pata Zoo.

Thailand’s Last Gorilla Lives in Decrepit Zoo Atop a Mall

On the top floor of a decrepit mall in western Bangkok, the last gorilla in Thailand and her friends will live out their days, with rats and roaches as companions.
Photo: Yosskorn Sukarawan / Facebook

City Hall To Double Fines For Motorcyclists on Sidewalks

BANGKOK — A hefty 11.1 million baht in fines was collected from individuals riding motorbikes on sidewalks, City Hall said on Tuesday. In an effort...





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