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  • TRAVEL

    Visakha Bucha Nationwide

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 19/05/2016

    » Tomorrow, Buddhists across Thailand will celebrate Visakha Bucha Day, which marks the Full Moon days of the sixth lunar month when the Lord Buddha was born, became enlightened and left this world for nirvana about 2,600 years ago. Here are some of the big celebrations on the list.

  • LIFESTYLE

    An almost forgotten glory

    Life, Published on 28/06/2018

    » It was a fine sunny day when more than 70 culture vultures strolled the old Front Palace (Wang Na), the palace of viceroys in the early Rattanakosin period, near Sanam Luang, to learn about its history, importance and changes. Anyone wanting to know the old palace as more than just the National Museum Bangkok can follow the footsteps of the recent "Walk With The Cloud: The Hidden Palace", led by Khun Sirikitiya Jensen, an official of the Fine Arts Department and the youngest daughter of Princess Ubolratana.

  • NEWS

    Foreigners join mourning Thais

    News, Patpon Sabpaitoon, Published on 26/10/2017

    » As hundreds of thousands of Thai mourners swarmed the Sanam Luang ceremonial grounds Wednesday, ahead of the royal cremation ceremony Thursday for the late King, some foreigners also came to join the nation in bidding a final farewell to the beloved late King of Thailand.

  • NEWS

    Young mum nabbed as gold store thief

    News, Published on 16/06/2018

    » Young mum held for gold shop theft

  • LIFESTYLE

    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.

  • NEWS

    A year of news to inspire

    News, Published on 31/12/2014

    » The past year had bad times - but some of the best times were given by the examples of these neighbours, who provided examples to be proud of.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Culture on a string

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 29/10/2014

    » While the epic Ramakien is told through nang talung, the art of shadow puppetry from southern Thailand, a shadow puppet from Hamburg, Germany, will portray a child waking up in the middle of the night.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Come fly with us

    Life, Duangphat Sitthipat, Published on 10/04/2015

    » Shoshi Bromley-Dulfano was taking a stroll one breezy evening at Sanam Luang when she came across a string of purple kites. To her, they looked like jellyfish suspended in the sky.

  • LEARNING

    State Railway: Land rich but loses money

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 23/01/2012

    » State enterprise with worst financial performance finally reports on assets, liabilities & losses. Essential step in restructuring for efficiency.

  • LEARNING

    Bangkok by night on bike

    Terry Fredrickson, Published on 15/12/2011

    » Bangkok Post travel editor Pongpet Mekloy takes us on a night bicycle ride through a cool and scenic Bangkok – the perfect time of year to get out and about.

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