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Lumpini Park. Photo: Matichon

Shocked Officials Learn Bangkok Parks Used For Sex

BANGKOK — City Hall on Sunday promised to increase surveillance of all public parks after netizens called attention to the fact people use them to have sex.

Oldie Theatre ‘Scala’ to Close Down for Good

BANGKOK — One of Thailand’s last remaining stand-alone cinemas will stop its screenings at the beginning of July, the theatre management said Tuesday.

2 Men Seen Where ‘Bomb’ Discovered Near MRT

BANGKOK — Police are looking for two men who stopped for five minutes at an empty lot near a Bangkok subway station a few minutes before a possible pipe bomb was found there.

Senior Bangkok Police Meet BTS, MRT Reps to Talk Security

BANGKOK — Senior police and military officers met BTS and MRT officials Saturday in a bid to discuss tighter security measures, after a series of bombs hit Bangkok over the past weeks.

Swamp Cat! Back From the Dead, Rediscovered in Chiang Mai Jungle

CHIANG MAI — Two swamp cats were found to be alive and well in a northern wildlife sanctuary more than 40 years after they...
File photo of a poorly covered hazard in Bangkok’s Bang Phli district. Photo: Thailand Footpath / Facebook

Drain Fall: 42 Stitches Later, Pregnant Woman Wants Answers

BANGKOK — A pregnant woman Tuesday lodged a protest Tuesday with the government after she fell into a poorly covered storm drain, badly injuring her leg.
From left to right, King Bhumibol Adulyadej, then Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn, and Queen Sirikit appear at a balcony of Anantasamakom Throne Hall in Bangkok in 1999. Photo: Pornchai Kittiwongsakul / AFP

Queen Sirikit Treated for Flu: Palace

BANGKOK — Queen Sirikit was taken to hospital where she was diagnosed with the flu, a palace statement said Monday. The queen, mother of King...

Thai Men Want Fully Legal Weed – Women Less So: Poll

BANGKOK — Cannabis legalization is more of a winning issue with male voters than female who responded to a recent survey.

Changing Chinatown as Seen by Those Who Live There

BANGKOK — Walk down Yaowarat Road on a given night and find the area known as Chinatown alive with tourists clamoring for street food unaware of the forces transforming the neighborhood.

Elderly Man Rallies Support to Save Giant, Lifelong Friend

BANGKOK — For more than 30 years, Jadet Manopas has always climbed up one of the three big trees in front of his Thonburi home to take in a bird’s eye view of the sun rising over Bangkok.



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