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Krung Thon Bridge. Photo: Felix / Flickr

Fake Bangkok Grab Driver Accused of Raping Minors

BANGKOK — A former soldier was arrested on allegations he impersonated a Grab driver to rape underage girls, Bangkok police said on Friday.
Sellers take to the streets to take back the streets for vending Tuesday at the Government House in Bangkok.

Unswayed by Protest, City Hall Vows to Evict More Street Sellers

BANGKOK — Top city officials said they will continue to clear vendors from the capital’s sidewalks despite a groundswell of opposition from Bangkok vendors.
Sellers take to the streets to take back the streets for vending Tuesday at the Government House in Bangkok.

Street Wars: Bangkok Vendors Strike Back

BANGKOK — Hundreds of vendors from throughout Bangkok marched Tuesday on the Government House to demand City Hall roll back years of regulations responsible for shutting down their street markets.
Firefighters at the scene of an explosion Monday morning in a laundromat in Bangkok’s Din Daeng district.

8 Injured as Illegal Bangkok Laundromat Explodes

BANGKOK — An illegal laundromat in central Bangkok exploded early Monday morning, injuring eight people and damaging a number of buildings nearby.
Photo: Kriti Sachdeva / Wikimedia Commons

Hia Headcount: Public to Help Count Lumphini Park Lizards

BANGKOK — To settle a dispute over whether Lumphini Park is overrun with monitor lizards, two agencies will recruit the public to conduct the...
Police line up for a photo-op to take credit for drug arrests and seizures in a two month period in Bangkok.

6,000 Bangkok Drug Busts in 2 Months, But Trend Unclear

BANGKOK — Police said Friday that more than 6,000 drug offenders were busted across the capital in the past two months, an apparent increase over just two years ago.

JJ Green Market to Close Forever in 2 Weeks

BANGKOK — After Sept. 13, not a single vendor will be found at a famous night market in the capital.
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In ‘Body Politic,’ The Audience is The Art

BANGKOK — An unusual street display turns the audience itself into the spectacle. Through performance art, an artist encourages not only physical participation but...

Small Notebooks Make Big Difference in Little Lives

BANGKOK — When a group of Thammasat University students began making notebooks for themselves, they found out they could make an impact on the...
Khaosan vendors wait Monday in front of City Hall to protest a ban on selling during the day. Photo: Yada Pornpetrumpa / Facebook

Khaosan Future Remains in Limbo

BANGKOK — Khaosan vendors on Tuesday slammed City Hall for breaking another promise to compromise by refusing to budge on a daytime ban on sidewalk sales.

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