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Bangkok Bans Big Trucks Dec. 1 to Control Smog

Bangkok will ban large trucks from city streets during daytimes for three months starting Dec. 1 to mitigate season smog that already has begun. Trucks...

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

Construction halted, schools cancel outdoor activities Dec. 24-29
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Electric Boat Tested for Bangkok Saen Saeb Canal Service

The Marine Department called the first test run of an electric boat for the Saen Saeb Canal a success, saying it will improve passenger...

Two SE Asia Gun-Runners Captured in Bangkok With Pistols, Grenades

Special Division police on Saturday arrested two Southeast Asian men accused of selling guns and explosives. The Singaporean, identified only as “Bink”, 26, and Indonesian...
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...
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...

Photo View: Goodbye Scala

Cinephiles, architecture geeks & history buffs bid adieu to Thailand's last great movie palace
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Tropical Storm Nuri Expected to Bring Storms, Flooding to Bangkok, Pattaya...

Tropical Storm Nuri is headed for China, but will it help Thailand's drought?

‘Lionlock’ to Hit Thailand by Tuesday, Pushing Thailand’s Flood Crisis to...

Floodwaters have started to permeate low-lying areas of Bangkok with Thai officials looking uneasily at a tropical depression that could develop into a full-blown...
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...
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OAG to Proseute Abusive Teacher, Complicit Colleagues at Nonthaburi School

The Office of the Attorney-General will not only prosecute a teacher who hit kindergarteners at a well-known school in Nonthaburi but possibly other instructors...
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Pubs Where Covid-Infected DJ Worked Ordered Closed, Staff Quarantined

Nonthaburi’s governor on Friday closed a well-known pub and quarantined its staff after a deejay who worked there became Thailand’s first local coronavirus case...
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Bangkok Tollways Go Free for July Holidays

Motorists escaping Bangkok for the upcoming weekend won’t have to pay tolls. The Chalerm Mahanakorn Expressway (First Stage Expressway), Si Rat Expressway and Udon Ratthaya...
PM Prayut Chan-o-cha, left, and Bangkok Gov. Aswin Kwanmuang

Bangkok Gov. Pisses in Prayut’s Sandbox, Says Only He Can Decide...

But Aswin Kwanmuang seemed to have forgotten that he’s been overruled before.

Photo View: Bangkok’s Wet, Wild Holiday Getaway Day

Check out 30 photos and videos from a day of absolute commuting hell.
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116 Busted in Raid at Bangkok Bar So Egregiously Flouting Law...

Bangkok police have been happily looking the other way  – for a price – as bars reopen and restaurants blatantly serve alcohol along Bangkok’s...
Condo One X on Sukhumvit Soi 26 in Bangkok went into cleaning lockdown on Monday following the revelation that a resident family had isolated there after their daughter contracted Covid-19.

Bangkok Governor Tells All Condo One X Residents to Stay Home...

Only 15 of hundreds of residents had even slight exposure to coronavirus
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Take a Ride in the ‘Covid-Free Tuk-Tuk’

The Metropolitan Electricity Authority and Electric Vehicle Association of Thailand donated Covid-19 protective screens to drivers of three-wheeled “tuk-tuk” motor vehicles serving tourist destinations. MEA...

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...
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Want to Solve Bangkok’s Bad Air? Get Cars Off Roads, Experts...

Environmental academics on Monday brainstormed ideas for how to mitigate Bangkok’s air-pollution disaster, agreeing that a limit on the number of vehicles on the...
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...
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Bangkok Volunteers Clean Mess, Graffiti Left Behind by Anti-Government Protestors

Bangkok residents came out to clean up after this week’s messy protest outside the Royal Thai Police headquarters. Volunteers gathered Thursday in front of Pathumwanaram...

Pink Line Contractor Under Investigation After 5 Hurt in Nonthaburi Beam...

The Mass Rapid Transit Authority is investigating its contractor after a concrete beam collapsed, injuring five workers, at a Pink Line construction site in...
In Nonthaburi, officials are fortifying flood barriers with extra sandbags. Areas along the Chao Phraya are at a higher risk of flooding.

Flooding Update: Chao Phraya Overflows in Bangkok, Dam Breaks in Ayutthaya,...

When the Chao Phraya River overflowed into Soi Samsen 23 in Bangkok’s Dusit District Sunday night, it marked the start of what could days...
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