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Police have arrested a man who allegedly fired a gun during a turf war between rival rescue crews at a Bangkok hospital on April 11, resulting in a bystander being wounded. Police announced on Monday morning that Neung Laokaew, 26, had been taken into custody in Sai Mai district the previous ...
spc technocons' 'residence 54' project in bangkok is a 30-year-old renovated townhouse. when the architects first started with the design, the building was in terrible conditions with 30 cm fractures from front to back. the 1st floor and 2nd floor beam structure was useless with crack mark all over it. the ...

In Thailand on April 20, Nelson spoke to several thousand local members of the LDS faith, and told them that “the future for the Church is bright here in Asia.” First LDS Church president to Thailand: Gordon B. Hinckley in 2000. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save ...
BANGKOK — Her face battered black and blue, the young woman was forced to slap her own face and repeat how she had wronged the man threatening to kill her in slurred speech on camera. Quick action by netizens was credited Sunday for the rescue a woman from her boyfriend, who was beating her ...
Thai PM meets with WIPO director-general in Bangkok. Source: Xinhua| 2018-04-23 ... Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha (R) meets with Francis Gurry, director-general of World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) at Government House in Bangkok, Thailand, on April 23, 2018.(Xinhua/Pool) ...
Originally, pop culture rats enjoyed two Comic Con events in Bangkok. One was organized by Bangkok Comic Con and the other was put up by Thailand Comic Con. This year, the two parties have joined forces to come up with a bigger (and probably better) event for 2018. Bangkok Comic Con x Thailand ...

The Meteorological Department warned all regions Sunday to brace for thunderstorms this week with the northeastern region likely to be hit first. In its third such advisory, the department said residents nationwide, including Bangkok and the surrounding provinces, should be prepared for thunderstorms ...
Last April, the Bangkok Metropolitan Authority made international headlines when it announced that the city of more than 8 million would ban street food vendors -- often considered the world's best -- in order to make sidewalks more accessible. The BMA soon walked back its statement, saying street food ...
CHINESE developers have bulked up their presence in the Bangkok property market with a steady pace of condominium unit launches at projects worth more than Bt30 billion in the first quarter of this year as the city cements its status as a prime destination for Chinese investments, property experts said.
Bangkok has breached the top 50 most expensive locations in Asia for business travel for the first time, according to a survey from human resources firm ECA International. The average business trip to the capital costs US$278 (8,678 baht) a day. All Thai cities included in ECA's most recent survey saw a ...
TOKYO -- Developer Tokyo Tatemono will build two high-rise condominiums in Bangkok in a foray into Thailand, joining other Japanese property groups seeking growth in booming Asian emerging markets. Japan's 10th-largest listed real estate group by sales will work with local partner Raimon Land for ...
The second edition of this show opened April 19 at the vast Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Center just north of downtown Bangkok with an opening ceremony that included a fashion show of regionally developed products. Most of the fashion and textiles exhibited at the fair are from Thailand, ...
Bangkok Publishing Residence, bpresidence.com. Rates: Double rooms from 4,800 baht (about $154). Basics. Stop the presses. The fading glories of books and printing receive a retro-chic resurrection at Bangkok Publishing Residence, an intimate eight-room hotel that opened last year in the former ...
E-commerce giant Alibaba is steering resources towards driverless car technology, its CEO Jack Ma confirmed on Thursday at a press conference in Bangkok, joining a global race to shape the future of driving. Despite fresh safety fears after a woman was hit and killed by a self-driving Uber vehicle in the ...
The appointment of Sakoltee Phattiyakul as deputy governor of Bangkok by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha through the use of Section 44 has been seen as a move by the regime to take control of the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) and pave a path towards securing votes in the capital for ...
BANGKOK — Nine Inch Nails' Bangkok gig has been set for Aug. 14 with tickets to go on sale soon, concert promoter Viji Corp. announced Tuesday night. The band's first major tour since 2014 kicks off in June with shows in Las Vegas before making its way across Europe and ending with a few dates in ...
Ormeus Coin, the asset-backed decentralized virtual currency, has announced details of an unprecedented airdrop as a prelude to its global launch in Bangkok, Thailand on Tuesday 17th April 2018. The ground-breaking 'loyalty airdrop' offers participants a chance to secure Ormeus Cash tokens when ...

Post-Songkran storms have finally hit Bangkok, causing slight damage and flooding in some areas. The situation was worse upcountry where strong winds and downpours continued to inflict havoc on local residents. The latest warning issued by the Meteorological Department on Tuesday said rain and ...
Police and airport authorities are looking for clues after a Japanese passenger claimed that 3 million yen (873,670 baht) in cash was stolen from her on a flight to Bangkok. Suvarnabhumi airport police chief Viroj Tudso and airport deputy general manager Kittipong Kittikachorn said on Monday that ...
The fading glories of books and printing receive a retro-chic resurrection at Bangkok Publishing Residence, an intimate eight-room hotel that opened last year in the former offices of Bangkok Weekly magazine. The atriumlike four-story structure features throwback factory architecture — catwalks, exposed ...
Bangkok - Dying for a cup of coffee? You will feel right at home at Bangkok's new "death awareness" cafe, a macabre, Buddhist spin on the themed-cafe craze where customers are urged to confront their own mortality - and live better lives as a result. With drinks called "death" and "painful" on the menu and ...
You only have to spend a day in the bustling centre of Bangkok to see that bricks-and-mortar retail is not just alive and well, but thriving. From the never-ending stretch of interconnected malls along the city's crowded skywalk to the construction sites everywhere, it's a rosier picture than that of the “dead ...
South African production company Where to From Here owned by Pieter Retief whose goal is to create content on his own accord and for brands. As a means to travel and document skateboarding, his first trip flew him out to Bangkok, Thailand last November. The above video entitled“Missing” Bangkok ...
The Bangkok provincial education committee on Tuesday expelled Viroj Samruan from the civil service, effective immediately, for taking a bribe while director of Samsenwittayalai School. He loses all pension and welfare benefits. Education permanent secretary Karun Sakulpradit, chairman of the ...
Last April, the Bangkok Metropolitan Authority made international headlines when it announced the city of more than 8 million would ban street food vendors — often considered the world's best — in order to make sidewalks more accessible. The B.M.A. soon walked back its statement, saying street food ...
If you haven't yet crossed Bangkok off your list, you're in luck: United is currently running a flight deal to Thailand's capital, with fares as low as $616 round-trip (all taxes included). That's almost half of what they normally cost. D.C. (Washington Dulles International Airport) to Bangkok is priced at $635, while ...
BANGKOK — A monk is in critical condition after being stabbed in the chest Wednesday morning by a young man he met on a train. Phra Premchai was stabbed by his unidentified assailant at about 5:30am at a train station on Kamphaeng Phet Road in the capital district of Chatuchak after exiting the train.
Frasers Property Holdings Thailand (FPHT) and TCC Assets Thailand (TCCAT) set up a joint venture (JV) called One Bangkok Holdings (OBH) in order to jointly acquire and develop a leasehold site in central Bangkok into integrated mixed-use development One Bangkok. According to an announcement, ...
SINGAPORE - APL today announced the launch of the China Bangkok Express (CBX) service, a new shortsea service that directly links South China and Thailand each week. Characterised by competitive transit times, the CBX service promises the industry's fastest connection from Nansha to Bangkok in ...
Much like the multitude of visitors it entices, the Thai capital's attractions are many and varied, with street food, sex and after-dark entertainment often cited as major draws. Incidentally, these are also among the industries targeted by the country's ruling military junta in an effort to clean up Bangkok's image.
BANGKOK: A Bangkok taxi driver was fatally stabbed in a case of road rage early Monday. Police are searching for the driver of a Nissan private car believed to be 25 to 30 years old who stabbed Sarawut Tungpanyasak, 40, on outbound Phaholyothin Road in front of the Ying Charoen Market in Bang Khen ...
(THE NATION/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Summer's here, Songkran is around the corner and Bangkok restaurants are breaking out the classical, cooling delights of khao chae, the traditional hot-season dishes of the Siamese royal court. Khao chae was once known as chao wang, meaning “dish from the ...
Ask anyone who has spent less than 48 hours in Bangkok what they thought of Thailand's dizzying capital and several themes emerge. It's hot. It's polluted. The traffic is terrible. The skyline is ugly. And, most preposterously, the street food scares me. If these fly-by-night farang (the Thai word for foreigners) ...
In Bangkok, rain was reported in Jomthong, Pathumwan, Ratchathewi, Phaya Thai and Din Daeng districts on Sunday by the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration, while downpours flooded several roads in Samut Prakan. The storms will coincide with a long weekend, as Friday, April 6, is a public holiday to ...
PRACHIN BURI: About 30,000 cancer patients and relatives of teriminally-ill cancer patients queued up on the Prachin Buri-Ban Sang road in front of the house of Sangchai Haelerttrakul, better known as Mor Sang, in Muang district of this eastern province throughout the night from Saturday afternoon to ...
Residential condominium prices in prime downtown locations of Bangkok have been reaching new highs almost every six months for the past two years. The increases have driven the cost of ownership beyond the reach of many buyers, which has led to a renewed interest in well-located and ...
Bangkok is more than just cute cafes, endless malls, rooftop bars and boutique hotels. In a country that lies within the conservative spectrum, few can only go so far as to push boundaries. Therefore, we rounded up some of the places that cross the line of edginess and are a bit out there. For something ...
BANGKOK: Three Bukit Aman officers are currently in Bangkok to interrogate two Malaysian men who were arrested with 700 kg of "Ice" (crystal methaphetamine) in Hatyai two days ago. The presence of Bukit Aman Narcotics Crime Investigation Department (NCID) officers in Bangkok was confirmed by ...
PATTAYA: A special tourist train from Bangkok to Pattaya and Sattahip made its debut on Saturday, with services planned every weekend for the next six months to spur tourism in the eastern region. Trips in air-conditioned carriages to Pattaya station and Ban Phlu Ta Luang station in Sattahip will be ...
The arrests were made at several road checkpoints on Bangkok streets late on Friday as part of the continued crackdown on road racing headed by deputy police chief Pol Maj-General Surachet Hakpal. Surachet held a press conference in front of Seacon Square on Srinakharin Road early on Saturday to ...
People in 41 provinces in the North, Northeast, East and the Central Plains, including Bangkok, have been warned to brace for further summer storms from Tuesday to Friday. Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department (DPMD) chief Chayaphon Thitisak said on Saturday that summer storms, gusty ...
BANGKOK (THE NATION/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - A 10 million baht (S$422,136) Porsche Panamera caught fire while its battery was recharging in Bangkok's Taling Chan district early Friday (March 16) and the flames also damaged the owner's luxury home. Police and firefighters were summoned at ...
I visited Bangkok expecting to eat a lot of Thai food, which I don't think was unreasonable in the circumstances. So it was surprising that the most memorable meal of the trip turned out to be Japanese. Bangkok has one of the largest Japanese populations in Asia outside Japan. The official figures are about ...
BANGKOK (AFP) – Strumming his guitar with ease and backed by a drummer, Singhkum Boonriang belts out covers of Thai ballads as strangers pass by on a busy Bangkok afternoon. But Singhkum is no ordinary busker – he's one of hundreds of blind singers who perform across the Thai capital at traffic ...
Ukrainian Maria Kalita and her husband own and operate Bangkok Soap Opera, an online shop that specialises in natural cosmetics. Kalita is a passionate soap maker with a great love for natural and health products. Her firm belief is that "Natural should not be expensive", so her handmade soap bars are ...
A successful Nordic Seminar on the EU – Thailand relationship and its new diplomatic openings was held at the Westin Grande Sukhumvit, Bangkok, as a Luncheon on the 7 March 2018. 40+ representatives from the Nordic business society and trade organisations were present and ready with questions to ...
The planned high-speed railway connecting Don Mueang, Suvarnabhumi and U-tapao airports will become a reality even after a new government is elected, Transport Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith says. The minister was speaking Thursday at the 15th CLSA Asean Forum in Bangkok, attended by ...
Michael Richarddeen, 61, was discovered dead in his bus seat at 7.30pm when the Bangkok-Phu Rua bus stopped at a Phet Prasert bus parking point on Saraburi-Lomsak road in Lop Buri's Chai Badal district. He was still sitting as if he were sleeping on the right side of the fourth row from the front.
BANGKOK — Residents plowed through shin-high waters Friday as rains flooded parts of the capital. Much of Bangkok will see rain through today, while scattered showers and cloudy skies will prevail across the weekend as temperatures dip to lows of 23C and highs of 33C. Residents in Bang Rak, Yan ...
More extreme weather was forecast for the upper part of the country, the Northeast, the Central Plains and Bangkok and nearby provinces, the department said. People are warned to steer clear of huge trees and large billboards during a storm and advised to contact hotline 1748 around-the-clock in case of ...


 

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