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Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Get Woke at 4-Day Coffee Fest

BANGKOK — Coffee from around the country will make waking up easier the next three days when more than 100 brands spill the beans at a downtown convention center.

Makeup Store Apologizes for Sale Fiasco

BANGKOK — A downtown makeup store apologized Sunday after it came under fire for false advertising and poor service from some of the hundreds of people who queued for hours over the weekend.

Vendors Ordered Off Central Lardprao Sidewalks

BANGKOK — Chinese knockoffs of K-pop fashion, styrofoam cups of fish balls tossed in spicy sauces and pungent skewers of grilled squid may disappear from a busy stretch of Phahonyothin Road next month.

Raid of Online Shop Nets 4M in Brand Name Shoes, Bags

BANGKOK — Police got a late start to the online shopping season Sunday night, but still came back with a haul of 4 million baht worth of untaxed shoes and bags sold by an Instagram shop.
Nathan Larkin holding his latest publication “Farang Vol. 1” at Bangkok Art Book Fair on Sept. 5.

Not Just For Hipsters: Art Book Fair Back With Zines and Designs

BANGKOK — From illustrated books to collectible postcards, there’s something for everyone at an annual art book fair this week. The Bangkok Art Book Fair...

Something for Every Mama: What to Do with Mom This Mother’s Day

Instead of enduring another screeching family dinner and hearing about the prosperous medical career of some neighbor’s son, head to these events to make a memorable Mother’s Day – there’s something here for every type of mom.

Junta Backs Off From VAT Hike, Blames Fake News

BANGKOK — Public outrage over a proposed increase to the value-added tax, or VAT, led to the military government shelving the idea and blaming the media Friday for spreading fake news.
Promotional images released by The Mall Group for No Plastic Bag Day in 2018.

The Mall, Siam Paragon, Emporium, EmQuartier to Charge 1 Baht Per Plastic Bag

BANGKOK — Starting Wednesday, malls under one of the biggest operators in Thailand will charge 1 baht per plastic bag.

Tesco Lotus Supermarkets to Close at 2pm on Cremation Day

BANGKOK — One of the nation’s largest supermarket chains announced Wednesday it will close for most of the day when King Bhumibol is cremated later this month.

See Bangkok Before and After Street Food (Interactive)

Compare for yourself how Bangkok's streets look before and after the street food vendor ban with these interactive images. (Slide left and right).



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