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Netizens Groan At ‘Improved’ Sukhumvit Pavement

BANGKOK — Days after City Hall destroyed the pavement in front of a five-star hotel for not being standard issue, residents are pondering whether...

Hotel Mum on City Hall’s Destruction of Its Posh Pavement

BANGKOK — Netizens on Monday were floored to see a pavement privately built by JW Marriot Hotel torn apart by City Hall, who said the material was not up to standard.
A photo taken on Friday shows the Democracy Monument after the renovation. Photo: Bangkok Metropolitan Administration

Bangkok Hoods Get Major Makeover Ahead of Coronation (Photos)

BANGKOK — The capital is getting greener and cleaner as officials hurry in their mission to unclutter areas that will be grounds for next week's grand coronation ceremony.
A carriage of the new MRT train arrives Wednesday at Chonburi’s Laem Chabang Port. Photo: The Mass Rapid Transit Authority

First New Train for MRT Blue Line Extension Delivered

BANGKOK — A new train has been delivered in time for the much-awaited extension of the capital’s MRT rail network into Chinatown, which will open in five months.

Art Meets Life at Bangkok’s Japanese Design Week

BANGKOK — With pots, plates and cups scattered across tables, the room looks more like a yardsale than an exhibition.
A file photo of rows of concrete pillars left behind from the unfinished ‘Hopewell Project.’ Photo: Matichon

Court Orders Govt Pay 12B Baht Over Failed ‘Hopewell Project’

BANGKOK — A top court on Monday ordered the government to pay 12 billion baht to a Hong Kong construction firm over Bangkok’s unfinished “Hopewell Project,” aborted more than two decades ago.
People cool off in the Nong Wai Dyke in Khon Kaen on Saturday.

Irregularly Hot Summer This Year: Hail, Fires, Heatstroke

BANGKOK — This summer’s unusually hot weather is already causing droughts, summer storms and forest fires, with one woman dead after a storm saw...
Police and rescue workers stand at the scene of car crash Thursday night that killed a policeman and his wife in Bangkok.

Drunk Driving Businessman Who Killed Cop Gets Murder Charge

BANGKOK — A businessman was charged with murder and drink driving on Friday for a car crash in western Bangkok that killed a police officer and his wife.
Fire and thick smoke is seen pluming out of a building in the CentralWorld shopping complex Wednesday evening.

2 Mall Staff Likely Jumped to Death While Aiding Fire Rescue: Official

BANGKOK — Investigators said Thursday that two workers in an upscale Bangkok shopping complex were likely forced to jump to their deaths because they were trapped by flames while assisting evacuation.
Durian pad thai. Photo: Baiyoke Sky Hotel

Craving Durian Pad Thai? Baiyoke Has You Covered

BANGKOK — Baiyoke Sky Hotel’s annual durian buffet is back to satisfy cravings for the iconic, smelly fruit.

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