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    Songkran splash

    Guru, Published on 12/04/2019

    » While many of you are most likely out of the city for the New Year holidays, we cooked up a fun diversion that hopefully depicts the many situations of how you would be celebrating Songkran in the city with our somewhat linear mini Choose-Your-Own-Adventure-style game. Would you party at one of the many (and we mean many) festivals around or are you the type who will brave the crowds on the streets and spray water at passersby? Happy holidays!Rise and shine! Wannee pen wan Songkran! Things are about to get super soaked and you need to get ready. Do you have all the necessary equipment (sunglasses, phone bag, water gun, yadom, etc.) to start your wet n wild festivities?

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    High-rises skirt law to spring up in narrow sois

    News, Supoj Wancharoen, Published on 12/05/2019

    » Due to unscrupulous state officials and greedy real estate developers exploiting legal loopholes, many high-rises manage to spring up in narrow sois in Bangkok, posing environmental problems and safety concerns.

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    Bangkok songkran agendas

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 12/04/2013

    » OMB! We have five days off in a row because the cabinet kindly declared that this year's "official" Songkran break starts from today until Tuesday. Say what you will about PM Poo, but she is so right in giving us a long holiday since we can't function properly during this kind of heat anyway. Anyhoo, that's over 7,000 minutes we're supposed to wisely spend relaxing before going back to the grind on Wednesday. And even though some shops and places in Bangkok may be shut during the Thai New Year, there are plenty more options for celebrating. Here's what we suggest you do and, hopefully, you may also find a deeper meaning of Songkran Festival (besides throwing water at strangers) along the way. Happy splashing, everyone.

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    River ferry stays afloat despite dangers

    News, Kanin Srimaneekulroj, Published on 26/09/2016

    » Thousands of commuters are prepared to risk their lives every day on the Chao Phraya, managing to banish the haunting memories of several fatal accidents over the years.

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    'Skycycle lane' offers elevated congestion-free travel

    News, Supoj Wancharoen, Published on 15/09/2019

    » In a bid to promote the use of bicycles for daily transport, Smart City Innovative Research Academy (Scira), a think-tank on urban development under King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang has come up with an idea it calls "The Skycycle Project".

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    New Kids on the Block

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 26/07/2019

    » The wet season may want to make you hole up and wait out the rain (perfect bed weather and all that) but it doesn't seem to slow down new venues popping up in Bangkok. From a new upscale dining destination to a low-key night market in the city centre, here are five new and upcoming venues that are worth braving the rain for.

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    More than 150,000 to attend ceremonies

    News, Post Reporters, Published on 30/04/2019

    » City Hall is bracing for an influx of more than 150,000 people, expected to flock to Sanam Luang for His Majesty the King's coronation ceremonies this weekend.

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    What Bangkok office workers want

    Business, Published on 05/02/2019

    » While convenient location and access to mass transit remain primary requirements, Bangkok office workers are increasingly demanding spaces that focus on wellness, comprehensive services and smart building technology, a new survey says.

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    Days of future past

    Life, Sirinya Wattanasukchai, Published on 31/12/2018

    » Bangkok is a city of contrasts. Despite being ranked as Southeast Asia's third most liveable city by the Economist this year, the capital was also named the world's worst in terms of inequality, based on the Global Wealth Databook by Credit Suisse.

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    Gold and glam

    Guru, Pasavat Tanskul, Published on 16/11/2018

    » Last weekend, eager Bangkokians finally got a chance to wander through the massively enchanting Iconsiam retail and entertainment centre. Co-developed between Siam Piwat, Magnolia Quality Development Corporation and Charoen Pokphand Group, Iconsiam is the biggest retail complex in Thailand, featuring majestic architecture and global stores with luxury brands to provide a shopping experience unlike any other (minus the heavy traffic that comes with it).

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