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Traffic at the Mahaisawan Intersection underpass in Bangkok.

Govt Mulls First Bangkok Underground Expressway

BANGKOK — Transport officials Tuesday said they’re considering building the country’s first underground expressway to solve traffic jams in the capital.

Loki & Thor? Rey & Kylo? Thai Fangirls Are Shipping. Hard.

BANGKOK — Loki and Dr. Strange flirt as a jealous Thor tries to intervene in a scene set to banter from a recent Thai rom-com.
Khaosan Road at night. Photo: Bfick / Flickr

City Hall Pledges 88M Baht to Renovate Khaosan

BANGKOK — A Bangkok deputy governor said Sunday he would propose an 88 million baht budget to renovate Khaosan Road and make it more “pleasant” for visitors.
An undated photo of a Mahidol University sign. Photo: Matichon

Mahidol Becomes Top Thai Uni in Times 2019 Global Rankings

BANGKOK — Five Thai universities are among the world’s top 1,000 according to this year’s Times Higher Education World University Rankings. Mahidol University ranked the...
Police officers Sunday night at the shooting scene near a shopping mall central Bangkok.

Bangkok Gunfight Kills Tourist Near Mall

BANGKOK — Police on Monday were looking for the shooters who killed a tourist in a street gunfight in central Bangkok.
Srisaket Sor Rungvisai, of Thailand, celebrates after a super flyweight championship boxing match against Roman Gonzalez, of Nicaragua, last year in New York. Photo: Frank Franklin II / Associated Press

Srisaket Retains WBC Super Flyweight Belt With Points Win

NONTHABURI — Srisaket Sor Rungvisai successfully defended his WBC super flyweight belt by beating Iran Diaz of Mexico on a unanimous decision in front...

First Temple Bell Tower, Now Mosque Lowers Prayer Call

BANGKOK — Morning in Bangkok, the city awakes to bells of Wat Sai and the calls of Bang Uthit Mosque. But the awakening is...

Bangkok Temple Bell to Lower Toll Volume After Condo Complains

BANGKOK — A three-century-old Bangkok temple on Thursday caved in to a new luxury condominium residents’ demands to lower the noise level of its pre-dawn bell tolling.

City Hall to Launch BTS Extension with Free Service

BANGKOK — The new BTS Skytrain extension line to Samut Prakan province will be free when it first opens, the Bangkok Governor said Tuesday.

City Promises to Pay BACC Utility Bills – But Nothing Else

BANGKOK — A week after the city sent a utility termination notice to a downtown public arts venue, City Hall officials said they had...





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