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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.
Homes along the Khlong Ong Ang in Bangkok's Samphanthawong District.

Bangkok Wants Canal Colorized, Homeowners Balk

BANGKOK — Another day and another City Hall project, this one to beautify the capital, is met with controversy.
Italian Muay Thai fighter Christian Daghio, succumbed to his injuries and died one week after going down in the last round during a title fight in Bangkok. Photo: Kombat Group Thailand

Italian Muay Thai Boxer Dies Week After Bangkok KO

An Italian boxer died Friday, one week after he was knocked out in ...
Photo: Mark Fischer / Flickr

Khlong Boat Taxis to Get Bigger, Go Farther – More Quietly

BANGKOK — Bigger, quieter boats that travel farther east across Bangkok are among a raft of improvements promised by the government Friday for water taxi service in Khlong Saen Saep.

‘Boy Sakol’ Denies Impersonating Student

BANGKOK — A man accused in September of pretending to be enrolled at elite educational institutions since 2011 is fighting back. Sakol “Boy” Aiemsaard went...
Thanat Chotrat dressed in a ghost costume for Halloween donates blood Wednesday at the Thai Red Cross in Bangkok. Photo: Sakchai Lalit / Associated Press

Thai Red Cross Wants Bloody-Minded Donors for Halloween

BANGKOK — Thailand's Red Cross Society may not measure its blood supplies by the bucket, but it knows how to throw a Halloween party. Hoping...

Immigration Joins Weibo to Regain Chinese Tourists

BANGKOK — Immigration police took another step Wednesday to reach out to the country’s largest tourist group.
A fire Friday morning at a gesthouse near Khaosan Road in Bangkok.

Guesthouse Near Khaosan Catches Fire, Injures 3

BANGKOK — A fire tore Friday morning through a guesthouse near Khaosan Road in Bangkok, injuring three people.
A motorcycle taxi on a sidewalk in Bangkok. Photo: Thailand Footpath / Facebook

Desperate City Hall Doubles Fine for Undeterred Sidewalk Motorists

BANGKOK — City Hall on Thursday said the number of motorcycle jockeys on sidewalks is almost unchanged even after more than 3 million baht in fines were collected from them in the past three months.

Thaksin’s Son Indicted on Money Laundering Charge

BANGKOK — The son of former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra was indicted Wednesday on charges of money laundering, as pressure mounts on the ousted leader's political allies.





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