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Friday, October 19, 2018

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 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...

Dusit Zoo That Recalled Old Bangkok Soon Just a Memory (Photos)

Bangkok's 80-year-old Dusit Zoo has the kind of old-fashioned charm that creates family memories in a global capital chock-a-block with shiny shopping malls. The zoo...

Starved of Funding, BACC Unable to Pay its Bills

BANGKOK — The director of a popular downtown public arts venue said City Hall has made good on its vow to defund the Bangkok Art and Cultural Centre, or BACC, by refusing to pay its utilities.

Southwestern Monsoons to Thunder Across Thailand All Week

BANGKOK — Get ready for a week of thunderstorm sound and fury as heavy storms soak the kingdom. Heavy rain Monday morning was exacerbating the...
Actor Tarinda Kanasoot filed complaints with police Wednesday over a crane that collapsed near her house in Silom.

No Charges Filed Over Crane Collapse, Victims Told to Settle

BANGKOK — Police on Thursday said the construction company responsible for a crane that collapsed and injured three will seek to avoid criminal liability by privately settling with the victims tomorrow.

JJ Green Vendors Given Ultimatum to Leave Market

BANGKOK — Vendors who failed to remove their goods from the former JJ Green Market property have been given a new deadline of midnight...

Nope, JJ Green Market is Done Already

BANGKOK — A woman in her 50s sat Friday in front the restaurant where she’s sold khao tom for seven years in a popular Bangkok night market. Not so far were piled boxes and bags of ingredients she didn’t know what to do with.
Traffic jam on Ramkhamhaeng Road. Photo: @Godzilela / Twitter

Bangkok Cop Blames Traffic on Too Many Buses

To reduce Bangkok’s misery-inducing traffic, take some buses off the road?





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