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Saturday, February 24, 2018

City Hall Pledges Sidewalk Fixes in 5 Bangkok Districts

BANGKOK — City Hall on Tuesday pledged to fix broken sidewalks across five districts in southern Bangkok, an issue city planners blamed on street vendors.

You Just Got 44’d : Prayuth Suspends Bangkok Governor

BANGKOK — Invoking his emergency power, junta chairman Prayuth Chan-ocha on Thursday suspended the governor of Bangkok indefinitely without pay, citing an ongoing graft investigation against him.

Happy 420, Thailand! You Get a Weed Fest This Saturday.

Cannabis remains a Class 5 narcotic in Thailand, where the plant remains frowned upon by much of Thai society - but not everyone.

On Nut Vendors Told to Move Out as Nana Vendors Move Back In

BANGKOK — The sidewalk bazaars of the On Nut area were living on borrowed time Friday under a city-imposed deadline to clear out, just as the vendors kicked out of Sukhumvit Road’s Nana area have quietly returned.

Discuss Russia’s ASEAN Ambitions at March Roundtable

BANGKOK — Regional and international political buffs will have a chance to voice their opinions and share their insights at a roundtable on Russia’s position in Southeast Asia next month.

It’s Official: Bangkok BRT Won’t be Shut Down

BANGKOK — The capital’s rapid bus transit system will continue moving passengers through southern Bangkok – at a higher fare – after it won a stay of execution from the governor Monday.

Brush Fire Sends Smoke Over Bangkok

BANGKOK — A brush fire near Rama IX Road sent smoke billowing over Bangkok on Monday afternoon.

Drop Pins on This Map to Help Make Bangkok Great Again

BANGKOK — Broken manhole cover traps, fallen wires, phoneless phone booths, missing bus maps and smelly bins. Walking in Bangkok can be a challenging and unpleasant experience.

Potent Precipitation Punishes Bangkok

BANGKOK — Don’t feel too bad about being late this morning – you weren’t the only one.

Lacking Leverage or Clout, River Residents Give Up Homes For Boardwalk

BANGKOK — It will be difficult, Sophee Prae-eiam believes, for some of her neighbors who’ve fished in front of their homes for decades to...

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