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Sunday, December 15, 2019

Songkran Goes Off Wet, Wild and Spirited in Bangkok (Photos)

BANGKOK — If revelers voted with their feet, the usual street scrum of water fighting on Khaosan Road proved a stronger draw than a government-sponsored cultural event nearby in Bangkok's old quarter.
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Machetes, Knives and Sticks Taken Up in Bangkok Street Fracas (Video)

SAMUT PRAKAN — Police are looking for a group of knife-wielding men who brawled in a road in southern metro Bangkok Friday evening.
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Everything Elephant as Thailand Celebrates National Animal (Video)

PATTAYA — Elephants feasted on fruit and were made to reenact historical battles nationwide as the country celebrates the national animal on Thai Elephant Day.

Netizens Jeer Bargirl in Songkran Sexual Assault Video




PATTAYA — A foreign man has been arrested and accused of sexually assaulting a woman, but not until video of the event invited widespread scorn for the alleged victim.
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80-Meter Bridge Collapses After Barge Strike (Video)

NAKHON PATHOM — A barge pilot was hit with a minor fine Thursday morning after his vessel smashed into a bridge and made it collapse.
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River Dwellers Abandon Homes For Concrete Promenade (Photos, Video)

BANGKOK — Malai Rakphuengamarit spent a recent Friday directing her husband and two hired men on where to put pieces of the steel roof and wood structure torn down from her riverside home.

Roach-Stuffed Sausage Surprises Student

LAMPANG — A 20-year-old student in Lampang province was shocked when she began preparing her 40-baht Vietnamese pork sausage breakfast Sunday and found an unlisted ingredient – an entire colony of cockroaches.
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Rhino Horn Smugglers Had Police Escort at Suvarnabhumi Airport (Video)

BANGKOK — When two women, one arriving from Vietnam and another from Cambodia, attempted to waltz through a customs checkpoint at Bangkok’s international airport with illegal rhino horns in their luggage on Friday, they almost succeeded.

Fave Chat Creatures Come to Life in ‘Line Village’ (Photos)

BANGKOK — Take a photo with Choco the fashionista bear in her bedroom. Tell Cony the bunny to stop running around you and go dance in a corner for your amusement. See Moon dressed as an astronaut on a mission to explore, well, the moon.

Virtual Thailand: Get Wet in the Songkran Festival (VR)

BANGKOK — We're on Bangkok's Silom Road for a first-hand look at Thailand's three-day Songkran Festival. For the Thai New Year, during the peak...

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