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  • THAILAND

    Rubbish rates not that bad, residents say

    News, Supoj Wancharoen, Published on 22/05/2019

    » The city administration is convinced city residents will be not burdened by the new household garbage waste handling fee that will start in October.

  • THAILAND

    Get it before it's gone

    Life, Vanniya Sriangura, Published on 02/11/2018

    » Not so long ago, Charoen Nakhon Road was one of Bangkok's major thoroughfares that enjoyed light traffic while its bordering neighbourhoods, all of them culinarily abundant, are less flocked-to by visitors.

  • LIFE

    The volunteer spirit

    Life, Published on 24/10/2017

    » Over 2 million Thais registered to serve as volunteers during the royal cremation period, carrying out several unpaid tasks, at Sanam Luang and elsewhere, from venue preparation, catering, public information services and funeral flower distribution to first aid and traffic safety. Here we talk to some of them about their duties and their pride in serving King Bhumibol one last time.

  • THAILAND

    Wastewater treatment fee plan resurfaces, 15 years on

    News, Supoj Wancharoen, Published on 31/03/2018

    » City Hall has dusted off a draft regulation to impose a wastewater treatment fee on Bangkok residents, 15 years after it was first flagged.

  • LIFE

    Forever grateful

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 15/02/2017

    » 'My Dearest Khun Prisna, I am now in one of the most beautiful places. Our hotel's name is 'Castello del Sole' (Castle of the Sun). Isn't it chic? The name is like one in a fairy tale. This town is so cute. It has a bright-coloured lake and nice houses on slopes. Routes and paths criss-cross the hills. Colourful flowers blossom everywhere ..."

  • THAILAND

    Speed racer turns himself in

    News, Post Reporters, Published on 04/02/2017

    » Speed racer Akarakit Worarojchroendet turned himself in yesterday to police to clear up allegations of involvement in an alleged drug network run by the arrested 42-year-old Lao drug kingpin, Xaysana Keopimpha.

  • THAILAND

    Expert points to old trick to reclaim lintel from US

    News, Ploenpote Atthakor, Published on 24/08/2016

    » Thailand should employ the same tactic that enabled the country to successfully reclaim the famous reclining Vishnu lintel from the US in the 1980s in pressing for the return of an ancient artifact now on display at a San Francisco museum, fine arts expert Sahawat Naenna says.

  • THAILAND

    Court acquits Pol Maj Gen Wichai of malfeasance

    Published on 29/11/2016

    » The Central Court for Corruption and Misconduct on Tuesday acquitted Pol Maj Gen Wichai Sangprapai, former deputy chief of the Metropolitan Police Bureau, and two subordinates of charges of malfeasance involving payment of a 10 million baht gambling debt.

  • LIFE

    The spread of lifestyle markets

    Life, Published on 16/03/2016

    » As the city's iconic bazaars like Khong Thom, Sapan Lek and Pratu Nam have been cleared out for "peace and order", a new breed of market has changed the way some Bangkokians perceive the meaning of good old talat. "Lifestyle market" has popped up in Bangkok's empty lots and squares almost every weekend over the past year. They're usually well-organised, balmy, and clearly targeted at the middle class or higher. The last two months of 2015 alone had 16 events, all run by different entities, including big names such as The Great Outdoor Market, Art Box, Noise Market and Area Five Art & Market Fair.  

  • THAILAND

    Police trying to match unclaimed bodies with missing Japanese man

    Online Reporters, Published on 22/10/2014

    » Police are checking unclaimed corpses of Asian men to determine if any of them match the description of an elderly Japanese man missing since last month.

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