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Retired ‘Toughest Cop’ Leaps to Death at Bangkok Mall

NONTHABURI — A former deputy police chief with a checkered past and enthusiasm for “rough justice” committed suicide Sunday by leaping from the seventh floor of a mall in northern metro Bangkok.

Cleaner Cars, Aggressive Steps Needed to Clear Bangkok’s Air

BANGKOK — Cleaner petrol and stricter vehicle controls are some of the measures needed to handle the capital’s growing problem with fine particulate air pollution.
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Thai Modernism Gets Second Life in ‘Foto_MoMo’ (Photos)

BANGKOK — Dusit Thani Hotel. Scala Theatre. Structures that mark not just Bangkok's explosive development but leap onto the global stage.

Send in the Queens: Thai Queer Culture Gets Drag Makeover

A skinny man with a stylish high fade walks in holding two tall Long Islands. He hands one off and sips the other. He is M.

Bangkok Declares War on Fried Banana Vendors (Again)

BANGKOK — Fried banana vendors and their customers in the old quarter are in trouble if the city makes good on threats to fine them.

Fewer Water Bottle Cap Seals Starting in April

BANGKOK — Starting in April, bottles of drinking water will no longer come with plastic seals over them.

Why Bangkok’s Fun is Ending at Midnight Again

BANGKOK — It’s Friday night. A group of friends finishes up at Havana Social in the Nana area at 1am and shares a cab to a Thonglor bar that doesn’t get going until the wee hours. Instead of finding a bumping DJ and press of bodies, they get a “Sorry, we’re closed.”

That’s Nasty: Spotlight Shined on Filthy Bangkok Air (Video)

BANGKOK — Whorls of thick dust in the air at Lumphini Park visible in a widely shared video clip has stoked further fears about...

Bangkok Eyes Burning? Residents Advised to Get Good Masks

BANGKOK — Throats are sore, breathing is labored and eyes itching in Bangkok, where the air has been fouled to “unhealthy” levels, according to monitors.

All-Star Junta Scandals Take Field at TU-CU Match

BANGKOK — A university football match became the talk of town Saturday for action off the field: a pre-match satirical parade.

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