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A rendering of the proposed Chao Phraya broadwalk.

Court Halts Controversial Chao Phraya Promenade Project

BANGKOK — Opponents of the government’s plan to build a concrete promenade along the Chao Phraya River on Thursday welcomed the news that a court ordered the project to be halted.
An employee at Normal Shop Bangkok.

Every Eco-Friendly Refill Shop in Thailand (So Far), in 1 Interactive Map

Here’s a list of all the known dedicated refill shops in Thailand right now, along with an interactive map.

Gubernatorial Contender Vows Corruption-Free Bangkok

BANGKOK — An anti-graft activist and former junta-appointed lawmaker said she would bring transparency and better spending practices to the City Hall if elected as the next governor of Bangkok.
Wan Pek Tang, left.

What Do Thai-Chinese Think About Hong Kong Protests? (Part I)

On the main street of Yaowaraj – home to Chinese immigrants who sailed to Thailand over a century ago and their descendants – Wan Pek Tang sits selling both Thai and Chinese newspapers.
Celebrity Taksaorn “Aff” Paksukcharern poses for photographs Aug. 14, 2019 in a three-bedroom unit on the 35th floor of the Residences at Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok.

Here’s What the Condo Above Iconsiam Looks Like (and Costs!) (Photos)

BANGKOK — Nine months after the swanky Iconsiam mall opened on the banks of the Chao Phraya River, the ultra-loaded are ready to move into the penthouses towering over it.

Fathom Bookspace: More Than Just a Bookshop

BANGKOK — Fathom Bookspace offers not only books, but a space for people to meet and get to know one another.
Damage caused the suspected arson at Miniso store inside Siam Square One, left. The store being closed on August 2, right.

LIVE BLOG: Series of Bombs, Suspected Arson Rage Through Bangkok

BANGKOK — A series of bombs scattered across Bangkok have given the city a rude awakening Friday morning. Keep refreshing this page for updates to...
Bua Noi in her cage on July 25, 2019 at Pata Zoo.

Thailand’s Last Gorilla Lives in Decrepit Zoo Atop a Mall

On the top floor of a decrepit mall in western Bangkok, the last gorilla in Thailand and her friends will live out their days, with rats and roaches as companions.
Photo: Yosskorn Sukarawan / Facebook

City Hall To Double Fines For Motorcyclists on Sidewalks

BANGKOK — A hefty 11.1 million baht in fines was collected from individuals riding motorbikes on sidewalks, City Hall said on Tuesday. In an effort...
Pineapples served in plastic cups and durian wrapped in styrofoam trays in Khaosan on July 2.

Vendors Balk at Khaosan Road’s Call to Ban Plastic, Styrofoam

BANGKOK — Can Khaosan Road kick its single-use plastic habit? In an effort to reduce waste, vendors along Khaosan Road are being encouraged to phase...

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