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  • THAILAND

    Planting the seeds of mindfulness and beauty

    News, Kornchanok Raksaseri, Published on 17/02/2019

    » Despite concerns about dust and small particles threatening people's health, Lumpini Park remains a popular place for people to exercise and enjoy their free time.

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    BMA lays ground rules for Lumpini Red Cross Fair

    News, Supoj Wancharoen, Published on 30/10/2018

    » Plans to relocate the Red Cross Fair to Lumpini Park at the end of the year have prompted City Hall to draft strict regulations to prevent the green area being damaged by the thousands of people expected to attend the event.

  • THAILAND

    Milestones

    News, Published on 04/02/2018

    » Ordered: By the Supreme Administrative Court, payment of millions of baht to 254 victims, families and survivors of the brutal 2008 clash at parliament between police and angry yellow shirts. Police killed one and wounded many with faulty anti-riot tactics that employed tear gas grenades purchased from a Chinese government remainders bin.

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    Project Singapore gathers pace

    News, Alan Dawson, Published on 23/04/2017

    » Bangkok is a semi-province under the central regime, "governed" (literally) by a police general, Aswin Kwanmuang. He was working at City Hall when the general prime minister tapped him on the shoulder last October and dubbed him Baron of Bangkok, lord of all that the military regime doesn't want to bother with.

  • THAILAND

    Tipping the scales

    Spectrum, Chaiyot Yongcharoenchai, Published on 09/10/2016

    » 'They are disgusting, they scare me, they hurt with their deadly saliva, and they destroy the trees." These are among the seemingly endless complaints made against water monitor lizards by the many people who use Lumpini Park for workouts and recreation. After extensive complaints, the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration decided to remove the "uneasy on the eyes" animal from the park last month.

  • THAILAND

    Police allow Rohingya group a partial press conference

    Published on 23/06/2016

    » Police on Thursday interrupted a planned press conference on the problems of the Rohingya people on the grounds it would disrupt a visit beginning Thursday by Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who refuses to recognise Rohingya as citizens.

  • THAILAND

    Visitors wowed by 'Thainess'

    News, Published on 15/01/2015

    » A "Discover Thainess" parade designed to educate foreign visitors about the kingdom's cultural heritage drew large crowds Wednesday evening, dazzling tourists and expats with elaborate costumes and decorated floats. 

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    Police: Stickers linked to bomb plot

    Online Reporters, Published on 20/02/2012

    » The suspected Iranian terrorists arrested last week identified and marked their potential targets in Bangkok with stickers containing the word "SEJEAL", police said on Monday.

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