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Thai Manga about Northern Food Wins Silver at Japan Manga Awards

TOKYO — A Thai comic book about a family cooking northern cuisine featuring northern dialect placed second in Japan’s prestigious manga competition, the Embassy of Japan in Bangkok announced Monday.

Explore Euro-Thai Splendor of Renovated ​Bangkhunprom Palace

BANGKOK — The century-old ​Bangkhunprom Palace is reopening after renovation to welcome the public once again from this month.
A group of Thai returnees sleep on seats at Haneda Airport on April 7, 2020. Photo: Natcha Lapaaneknan / Facebook

Gov’t Tells 10,000+ Thais Marooned Overseas to Stay Abroad

BANGKOK — The government on Thursday said more than 10,000 Thais stranded abroad should only come home if it is absolutely necessary.

Drop ‘Retard’ and Other Harmful Language, Thai-Language News Media Urged

BANGKOK — Those who only read news in English might be surprised to pick up a Thai-language newspaper and find the developmentally disabled called...

Obese Cops Sent to Fat Boot Camp for ‘Belly Destruction’

NAKHON RATCHASIMA — Porky policemen will be forced to work off their accumulated stores of bubble tea and durian at a special belly-adjustment camp...

Case Closed With No Charges Over Fire That Killed 17 Children

CHIANG RAI — Police said today no one will face criminal charges for the blaze that killed 17 schoolgirls at a charity-run boarding school in northern Thailand last month.

Police Dubious About Man’s ATM Abduction-by-Cop Story

BANGKOK — A man alleges he was abducted, assaulted and robbed of 80,000 baht by men wearing police vests early Tuesday morning northern Bangkok, a story that police are not fully buying.

Loei’s Remaining Leaf Monkeys Live Out Days at Temple

LOEI — One particular species of monkeys has found their last haven in a temple. Years of deforestation have left only 100 to 120 endangered...

Local Toy Designers to Gather in August Fest in Bangkok

BANGKOK — Designer toys of various colors, designs and inspirations will be showcased at an exhibition attended by their makers, who will share their techniques at a two-day event.

With Money in Reach and Eyes on Fintech, Thai Startups Turn Corner at Techsauce...

BANGKOK — This past weekend’s Techsauce Summit provided insight into the ever-expanding Thai startup ecosystem where financial technology is red hot, venture capital infrastructure is booming – and above all – mobile is still king.



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