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Firefighters at a factory in Bangkok Wednesday where a huge fire broke out.

Huge Blaze Ravages Bangkok Broom Factory

BANGKOK — Firefighters spent hours battling a huge fire that tore through a large factory Wednesday afternoon in the capital’s northeast.

Construction of Sathorn BTS ‘Ghost Station’ Underway

BANGKOK — Skytrain operators revealed Wednesday preliminary works quietly began on a new station in downtown Bangkok last month – over 20 years after plans were first announced.

City Hall Wants All Telecom Cables Underground in 2 Years

BANGKOK — City Hall said Thursday it will once again attempt to clear the tangled mess of cables that hang over Bangkok streets, though promising only the undergrounding of communication lines this time.

Grand Palace, Wat Arun to Go Dark 1H Saturday Night

BANGKOK — From the Grand Palace to the Giant Swing and the Golden Mountain Temple, a few landmarks in the capital city will go dark for one hour tomorrow.
A file photo of a canalside path in Bang Kachao, Samut Prakan.

Govt Moves to Protect Bangkok’s Famed ‘Green Lung’

BANGKOK — The government on Thursday banned large-scale constructions or waste disposal in a river island south of the capital renowned for its lush nature.

Bangkok Roads to Close 5 Days During King’s Coronation (Maps)

BANGKOK — For five days several roads in the capital city will be closed to traffic for the royal coronation ceremony.
Pheu Thai rally supporters Friday.

Last Call: Parties to Rally Tonight in Bangkok (Interactive Map)

BANGKOK — Five major political parties are making their final push for votes on the final day of campaigning in preparation for Sunday’s general election.

Thai Homeless Anticipate Election Offering Them Little

Though they live on the margins, many Hua Lamphong homeless are enthusiastic about the election’s outcome despite little optimism they'll be better represented in a society deeply prejudiced against them.

15 Years Later, England IDs ‘Lady of the Hills’ as Udon Woman

NORTH YORKSHIRE, England — A woman found 15 years ago in a British national park was finally identified Tuesday as a Thai national from Udon Thani province.
An investor walks in front of private stock trading boards in November at a private stock market gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photo: Yam G-Jun / Associated Press

Asian Markets Trend Lower, Tracking Wall St Losses

BANGKOK — Markets in Asia are mostly lower after a lackluster day of trading on Wall Street. Mixed signals on the progress of China-U.S. trade...

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