Drunk Surgeon Kills 2 in Bangkok Traffic Accident

Surgeon Charged with Drunk Driving in Fatal Porsche Crash

Bangkok police on Wednesday charged a surgeon with drunk driving after he smashed his Porsche into a Honda, killing two people. The fatal accident occurred...
Thailand Protest Democracy Voters Anti-Government Demonstration Prayut

Bangkok, Pattaya to Hold 1st Local Elections in 8+ Years...

Stuck with junta-appointed mayors, councils since 2016, voters finally can exercise democratic rights in city/SAO polls
Flooding Samut Prakan Bangpoo Industrial Estate

Flooding Finally Drops at Samut Prakan Industrial Estate

Flooding has abated at the Bangpoo Industrial Estate in Samut Prakan, which had been more than one meter under water over the past two...
Thailand Coronavirus Covid-19 Hospital Testing-1

Is Bangkok’s Covid-19 Outbreak Slowing? One Doctors Group Thinks So

Throughout Thailand’s coronavirus epidemic, Bangkok has been the cancerous tumor, metastasizing virus to every corner of the kingdom. The outbreak will not end until...
A young resident of the Bangkok's Klong Toey community has his temperature taken as he takes part in testing for the Covid-19 novel coronavirus

Thailand Separating Children from Parents When Covid-19 Breaks Out at Home,...

Behind Thailand’s coronavirus field hospitals, “hosptels” and “community isolation centers” lurks a secret that authorities were prefer stay hidden: the government is separating children...
The aftermath of a 2020 fire that destroyed 25 homes and hurt three in 2020 in Bangkok's Khlong Toei slum. Another fire on Aug. 5 leveled or damaged 31 houses.

American Priest Raising Funds to Help Khlong Toei Slum Fire Victims

A Catholic priest is raising funds to help rebuild homes destroyed in a fire inside one of the most disadvantaged communities of Bangkok. Twenty-five slum...
Bangkok Thailand BTS Red Line Mass Transit Electric Train

Bangkok Red Line Launches Today with Free Rides for 3 Months

The government is offering the public free train trips during the soft launch of the Red Line service running Taling Chan to Bang Sue-Rangsit. The...
Bangkok Masks Covid-19 Coronavirus

No Decline in Bangkok Covid-19 Cases Until Late Aug. as Thailand...

Thailand on Tuesday reported another near-record number of coronavirus cases with the Disease Control Department saying it doesn’t expect Covid-19 infections in Bangkok to...
Bangkok Slums Covid-19 Coronavirus Testing Test Vaccine

13% of Bangkok Slum Dwellers Infected with Covid-19, Testing Shows

The Rural Doctors’ Society reported Monday that more than 13 percent of residents in 40 Bangkok slums are infected with the coronavirus during pro-active...
A bar complex on Sukhumvit Soi 4 is shut down amid the coronavirus crisis. Operators hope to reopen in February (Photo: Bangkok Herald)

Bangkok to Ease Shutdown Friday; Limits on Bars, Restaurants to Remain

13 business sectors get OK to reopen, but pubs to stay closed, restaurant hours limit, alcohol ban to continue
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Bangkok, Chiang Mai Air to Worse with PM 2.5 Surge Through...

Already bad, Bangkok’s air is about to get worse with dangerous “PM 2.5” dust set to increase further in urban areas through Jan. 25,...
Sirikarn Chuekhetkram, 23, was apprehended in the Jittaphawan Community in Bangkok’s Sai Mai area this morning following a tip that she was the source of the killer “K Powdered Milk”. (Photo supplied)

Bangkok Woman Arrested for Dealing ‘K Powdered Milk’ Drug Cocktail Tied...

Bangkok police arrested a woman the believe to be a dealer of a lethal drug cocktail that killed at least six people the weekend. Sirikarn...
Bangkok officials presented shutdown orders to pub and bar owners Friday night.

Bangkok Shuts Bars, Bans Alcohol in Restaurants; Pathum Thani Announces Shutdown

Covid-19 Evening Update: Rayong hospitals swamped, field hospitals to open in East, Buriram adds mandatory quarantines

Fearing New Covid-19 Outbreak, police, army raids illegal Bangkok casino

Bangkok, police and military officers tonight raided an illegal casino in Lak Si District, finding 89 Thais and foreigners mocking the current coronavirus outbreak...
Bangkok's Nana Plaza red-light complex will closed Dec. 29-Jan. 4 as Bangkok announces new restrictions on nightlife.

Bangkok Shuts Nightclubs, Massage Parlors, Animal Sports Through Jan. 4

Alcohol not banned as pubs with food can remain open with social distancing
A Thai returnee jumped from the seventh floor of the Patra Hotel on Soi Rama IX 31 in Bangkok on Sunday.

Thai Returnee Jumps to Death from Bangkok Quarantine Hotel

A Thai woman on her second day of quarantine after returning from South Korea died after falling five floors from a Bangkok hotel. Hua Mak...
Gov. Chaiwat Chuenkosoom today issued the order prohibiting concerts, boxing matches and cockfighting through Jan. 5.

Pathum Thani Bans Concerts, Sports Through Jan. 5

Pathum Thani on Wednesday joined the growing list of provinces banning New Year’s and other mass gathering that could spread the coronavirus. Gov. Chaiwat Chuenkosoom...
Gov. Aswin Kwanmuang gave the update on disease-control efforts in the capital while inspecting Covid-19 tests at the Or Tor Kor market on Monday.

Mass Coronavirus Testing Underway at 472 Bangkok Markets

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration is testing people at 472 markets, focusing on migrant workers, and intends to test 5,000-8,000 people in a week. Gov. Aswin...

Christmas Eve to Bring ‘Gift’ of Deadly PM 2.5 Smog to...

Construction halted, schools cancel outdoor activities Dec. 24-29
Thailand Coronavirus Checkpoint Covid-19 Temperature Check-1

Bangkok Shuts Schools, Sets Checkpoints to Keep Covid-19 Outbreak Out of...

City hall on Monday asked the public to call off their New Year’s Eve plans to help contain the spread of the coronavirus. The Bangkok...
Long lines formed Sunday for free coronavirus tests in Samut Sakhon.

Bangkok Cancels New Year’s as Coronavirus Cases Rise to 688 in...

Thailand’s public-health leaders are downplaying the risk of a coronavirus second wave, but Bangkok officials apparently don’t believe it, canceling all official New Year’s...
Krungthep Thanakom Co. tests its new electric boats on Monday in Bangkok.

Electric Ferry Service Begins Friday on Bangkok Canal

Passenger service using electric-powered boats will begin Friday on Bangkok’s Padung Krung Kasem Canal following a successful test run. Bangkok Gov. Aswin Kwanmuang led senior...
Bangkok Bans Trucks to Control PM2.5

Bangkok Banned Trucks Without Planning Where to Park Them During Day

Bangkok banned big trucks but didn’t plan what to do with the heavy vehicles while they waited all day to enter the city limits. The...
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