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10-Year Visas Now Available: Thai Immigration

BANGKOK — The much awaited 10-year visa for foreign retirees is now available, the top commander of the immigration police said Wednesday. , though staff seem to be unaware of the announcement.

Shades of California Wow as True Fitness Takes a Bow

BANGKOK — Dozens of gym members showed up ready to work out Thursday at the sole remaining True Fitness fitness center only to find...

Bangkok, Famed Capital of Free-Wheeling Fun, Goes Dark Indefinitely (Photos)

BANGKOK — In Bangkok's red light district Soi Cowboy, 7pm is usually the beginning of a long, neon night of music and enticement. But on Thursday’s historical night of Oct. 13, it was the end.

Reminder: New Visa on Arrival Limits in Effect At Midnight

BANGKOK — Just in case you forgot, new regulations on entering Thailand by land will become effective at midnight.

13 Airlines Blocked From Flying Abroad Await Judgment

BANGKOK — Thirteen Thai airlines ordered to halt international flights for failing to meet international regulations will be reevaluated at the end of the...

Khaosan Road: Open But Silent (Photos)

BANGKOK — In the aftermath of HM King’s death Thursday, tourist hub Khaosan Road has become a much more subdued version of itself. Some restaurants...

7-Eleven Dumps AIS Services

BANGKOK — Those looking to top up their 1-2-Call cards and other AIS services will need to be more creative than walking into 7-Eleven.

Nativist Learns MahaNakhon Designed by Top Foreign Architect, Complains to Govt

BANGKOK — As Bangkok’s shiny new building currently wins attention and plaudits, there’s at least one person unhappy about it.

As Advertising Goes Dark, Industry’s Bad Year Turns Worse

BANGKOK — On the BTS Skytrain, normally loud advertisements have gone silent ever since the death of His Majesty the King, replaced on all screens with a poem dedicated to mourning his death.

TrueVisions Will Stop Showing HBO, Cinemax Channels in 6 Days

BANGKOK — Winter will never actually come for “Game of Thrones” fans in Thailand next year after the kingdom’s leading cable provider signaled it will stop offering six channels owned by HBO.

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