somtam shop owner fined for beer photo

Somtam Seller Fined ฿17,000 for Thumb-Sized Beer Photo on Wall Menu

Out-of-control Health Ministry inspectors perverting booze law to extort massive fines for minor infractions.
Khaosan Road Bangkok Thailand

Khaosan Road Sets Full Reopening With New Limits on Street Vendors

Fake licenses out, OTOP kitsch in when 2 shifts of 240 hawkers return next month
Woman Dies During Sex in Nonthaburi Thaialnd

Woman Dies During Sex in Nonthaburi Hotel

A 54-year-old Nonthaburi woman flipped the usual script about men dying during sex, succumbing herself to an apparent heart attack during foreplay today. Paramedics found...

70 Families Homeless as Fire Destroys 5 Buildings in Bangkok’s Khlong...

(Updated Friday) – More than 70 families are homeless after fire swept through five buildings in Bangkok’s Khlong San District Wednesday night, injuring three...

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...
Saen Saeb Canal Bangkok Electric Boat Test Run Thailand

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...
Chao Phraya River Boat Cruise Sinks Bangkok Thailand

75 Narrowly Avoid Swim in Chao Phraya After Party Boat Sinks...

Seventy-five people narrowly avoided a swim in Bangkok’s Chao Phraya River when their party boat began to sink Sunday night. Khlong San police were notified...

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

Check out 30 photos and videos from a day of absolute commuting hell.
The EU official was sent to Bangkok's Centre Point Grande alternative state quarantine hotel.

All Diplomats to Be Quarantined After EU Official Blocked From Bangkok...

A second foreign diplomat has sparked coronavirus fears after trying to self-quarantine at her Bangkok condo. Management at the Khlong Toei residential tower stopped the...
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
A Rayong public-health workers sprays disinfectant on city streets Monday night.

Short-Term Visits Halted, Egyptians Banned Following Foreign-Visit Snafus

Harsh blowback to force foreign diplomats to enter state quarantine after hundreds potentially exposed to coronavirus following Thai government lapses.

Photo View: Goodbye Scala

Cinephiles, architecture geeks & history buffs bid adieu to Thailand's last great movie palace
Fire Yingcharoen Market Bangkok 3

Firestorm Rips Through Bangkok’s Yingcharoen Market

About 10% of Bang Kaen District market destoyed in early-morning blaze

Bangkok Motorways Go Free July 3-8

The Cabinet on Tuesday is expected to approve a proposal to waive all tolls on Bangkok’s major motorways from July 3-8 following the end...
Bangkok Thailand Expressways Highways Tollways Roads

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...
Pattanakarn Srinakharin Flover Bangkok Closure

Pattanakarn Flyover Closes at Midnight Friday for 5 Months, Unleashing Renewed...

City Hall tonight will close the Pattanakarn intersection flyover for five months to make permanent repairs the crumbling bridge. The flyover, which passes over Srinakharin...
The Sky Park Bridge creates green walkways on an abandoned train path over a road bridge, linking two riverside parks.

Photo View: Bangkok’s New Chao Phraya Sky Park Turns Urban Eyesore...

A derelict transit project becomes a 2,380-sqm. 'garden bridge' linking Bangkok, Thonburi
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Activists Commemorate 88th Anniversary of 1932 Revolution Amid Tense Police Presence

Hundreds of Thai pro-democracy activists commemorated the 88th anniversary of the revolution that brought an end to the absolute monarchy in 1932 in multiple...
Scala Bangkok Thailand Cinema Movie Theater Closing

Curtain Drops on Scala’s 50-Year Run in Bangkok Movie History July...

Even a UNESCO historical designation could not save Thailand’s last classic movie house. Scala, an icon of art deco architecture, will drop the curtain on...
Khaosan Road Bangkok Thailand Renovation Revamp Facelift Complete

Squeaky-Clean Khaosan Road Ready to Reopen in August

Old hippies whine that the backpacker strip has been sanitized of its soul.
Pub Raid Thailand Bangkok

111 Arrested in Late-Night Bangkok Pub Raid

About 100 partiers were arrested for violating the emergency decree in a police raid at a pub in Bangkok after midnight today. The emergency decree...
Tropical Storm Nuri Storm Tracker

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?
Bangkok Thailand Rainy Season Thunderstorm Flooding

Bangkok Adds Pumps, Dredges Canals to Prepare for Rainy Season

Bangkok is installing more pumps and digging long ditches to resolve chronic flooding problems around the city.
Bangkok Malls Reopen Corwds Bangkok Herald

Thais Flock to Reopened Malls, but Hassles May Not Be Worth...

Thais returned to their beloved shopping malls Sunday, but obstacles and prohibitions left some wondering why they bothered.
Bangkok MRT Station Bangkok Herald

BTS, MRT, Buses Adjust Schedule After Thailand Curfew Shortened

With Thailand’s national curfew shortened by an hour, the last Bangkok train is now an hour later.
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