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Friday, April 16, 2021

City Answers Revolt by Flower Sellers by Occupation of Pak Khlong Talad

BANGKOK — Bangkok’s own War of the Roses wasn’t any closer to being settled six months after it began, with the city today sending heavy equipment into the streets where the vendors of Pak Khlong Talad rose up in revolt recently.
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

King Rama X Thanks Thais For Dedication to Late Father

BANGKOK — His Majesty the King issued a letter released to the public Wednesday morning thanking all those who helped make the year-long mourning period of King Bhumibol a success.
Photos: Methus Kaewsaikao / Facebook

Man Sanctifies Fire Hydrant to Deter Littering

BANGKOK — In a city overrun with smog and litter along uneven sidewalks, one Lat Phrao area man may have discovered the secret to...

Police Say Interpol Has Issued Notice for Red Bull Heir

BANGKOK — Interpol has issued an international request for the arrest of the billionaire heir to the Red Bull energy drink fortune, stepping up the hunt for the fugitive playboy wanted in allegedly killing of a traffic policeman in a 2012 hit-and-run incident in Bangkok.

Front Your Baby Bump For Better Chance of BTS Seats

BANGKOK — Ever debated whether to give up a train seat for a woman who could be pregnant or may just look it? Now the BTS Skytrain operator wants to help with that cognitive dissonance.
Actor Tarinda Kanasoot filed complaints with police Wednesday over a crane that collapsed near her house in Silom.

No Charges Filed Over Crane Collapse, Victims Told to Settle

BANGKOK — Police on Thursday said the construction company responsible for a crane that collapsed and injured three will seek to avoid criminal liability by privately settling with the victims tomorrow.
Police officers holding tickets at the Traffic Police Command Center on Aug. 30.

New 4K Traffic Cameras to Bust Bangkok’s Red Light Runners

BANGKOK — Seeing no cops around doesn’t mean you can get away with running a red light, because a newly upgraded red light camera...
Ahmed Shaheed speaks Monday at the Foreign Correspondents Club of Thailand. Photo: Matichon

Inclusion Needed for Religious Diversity, Societal Strength: UN Expert

BANGKOK — The religious conflict in Thailand’s southernmost provinces is a cause for concern, as are Vietnam and China’s hostility toward believers, a UN...

City Hall Dismisses Concerns Over Chao Phraya Footbridge

BANGKOK — City Hall on Tuesday dismissed concerns over the project to build a footbridge and bike lane across Chao Phraya river, after its...

Khao Yai Trek Tour Rescued, Charged With National Park Encroachment

NAKHON NAYOK — A group of 24 mountaineers lost in Khao Yai jungle were charged early Tuesday morning with national park encroachment after they got lost in the jungle for two days.

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