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  • News & article

    Sidewalks for people to walk on?

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 07/03/2011

    » More pedestrians means less cars, less pollution, more healthy people, but crowds of vendors and motorcycles makes sidewalks unwalkable.

  • News & article

    5G ball starts rolling

    Business, Published on 20/02/2020

    » The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) raised a total of 100.5 billion baht in 5G spectrum auctions on Feb 16, with the big three local operators Advanced Info Service (AIS), True and Total Access Communication (DTAC) bidding, together with state-owned TOT and CAT all winning licences.

  • News & article

    Toilet war

    Terry Fredrickson, Published on 15/03/2011

    » A major battle seemed likely before dawn yesterday as a 1,200-strong police force moved in. Their mission was to protect City Hall staff as they removed toilets installed by the PAD.

  • News & article

    BMA lets vendors back on the streets

    News, Supoj Wancharoen, Published on 15/01/2020

    » City Hall on Tuesday started to allow vendors back on footpaths in selected areas after 600 vending areas throughout Bangkok were scrapped two years ago under the "pavement-management policy" of the now-dissolved National Council for Peace and Order.

  • News & article

    Time to end war on city's vendors

    News, Editorial, Published on 08/12/2019

    » The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has reaffirmed its tough stance on sweeping vendors off city pavements by Dec 31, denying previous media reports it would allow vendors back but with certain restrictions. Such a harsh policy will see the capital in tumult.

  • News & article

    Reprieve for footpath traders

    News, Post Reporters, Published on 06/12/2019

    » The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has promised it will allow vendors back on footpaths under certain restrictions next year, senator Sungsidh Piriyarangsan says.

  • News & article

    Fears mount over 'copycat' crimes

    News, Thana Boonlert, Published on 11/02/2020

    » Concerns are growing that the Nakhon Ratchasima mass shooting could lead to copycat behaviour, with experts insisting that "social bonding" is needed help reduce the chance of the violence being repeated.

  • News & article

    Return of the malls

    Spectrum, Published on 29/10/2017

    » The Bangkok retail market appears to be bucking a broader global trend, in which online shopping is threatening the survival of large shopping malls. After two years in which most of the new retail development in the capital consisted of smaller-scale community malls, big shopping centres are scheduled to make a comeback in 2018.

  • News & article

    Making a good meal start at home

    B Magazine, Suthon Sukphisit, Published on 28/04/2019

    » Why do people in Bangkok rely mostly on food from vendors or restaurants? There are multiple answers to this. Some spend most of their time on the road. Cooking is not allowed in some apartments and condominiums. Hoarding ingredients like meat and vegetables is too complicated for some. Others have no cooking experience. Or believe it's a waste of time. Some think it costs more to cook at home than dining out.

  • News & article

    Eight digital trends in 2020

    Business, Published on 11/12/2019

    » Eight emerging and evolving digital trends will help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Thailand operate more efficiently and contribute more significantly to GDP and the digital economy, according to Zoho Corp, an Indian developer of web-based business tools. Gibu Mathew, vice-president and general manager for Asia-Pacific, discusses the trends.

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