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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.
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...
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.

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.
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.
Photo: Pimtha / Instagram

Most Thais Are Daily Straw Users – Especially Women, Survey Says

BANGKOK — One for the morning bottle of OJ, another for afternoon milk tea and yet one more for the dinner table’s glass of...

Thai Men Want Fully Legal Weed – Women Less So: Poll

BANGKOK — Cannabis legalization is more of a winning issue with male voters than female who responded to a recent survey.

Court Dismisses BTS Accessibility Lawsuit Against City Hall

BANGKOK — Commuters with disabilities received a major legal blow Monday as a court ruled City Hall did not violate their rights by not making the BTS Skytrain accessible within a court-order deadline.

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