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Bangkok’s Air More Toxic Than You Think: Greenpeace

BANGKOK — Bangkok’s air, which has been choking on unusually thick smog for days, is actually more toxic than thought.

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...

Reporters Reckon With Ethics of Cave Rescue Coverage

BANGKOK — A story with the trappings of a Hollywood film made headlines worldwide last month when 12 young footballers and their coach were...
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Taxi Driver Loses His License for 3 Months for Road Rage Attack (Video)

BANGKOK — A taxi driver who kicked and jumped on foreigner's car before appearing to attempt to run him over in a viral video...

CentralWorld Cancels New Year Countdown Party

BANGKOK — The most popular place to celebrate New Year’s Eve has canceled its big, bright annual party.

Take a Sneak Peek Inside the New TCDC (Photos)

BANGKOK — After years spent turning an old post office into its new home, the nation’s renowned government-funded design hub opened for an exclusive sneak peek Thursday.
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Distressed Monk Ascends Tower to Save Monastery (Video)

BANGKOK — Police on Friday were still trying to convince a monk to descend from a cell tower where he had remained perched more than 24 hours.
Smog hangs over Bangkok’s sky Monday morning.

Govt Short on Solutions as Smog Surges Over Bangkok

BANGKOK — The authorities were scrambling Monday to respond to worsening smog in the capital city.
Bangkok's BTS Skystrain in 2010. Original image: Ilya Plekhanov / Wikimedia Commons

Use QR Codes to Pay BTS Fares at These 6 Stations

BANGKOK — Commuters can now use their cleverphones to pay for fares by QR code at six BTS Skytrain stations, the operator announced Thursday.
Dogs in a government shelter in a file photo.

City Hall Vows Humane Round Up of Stray Dogs

BANGKOK — City Hall on Monday committed to taking extensive steps to reduce the population of stray dogs by rounding them up and placing them in shelters, saying complaints have reached a six-year high.

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