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Bangkok to Turn Khao San, Ang Ong Canal into Weekend ‘Walking...

Khao San Road and the street along Khlong Ong Ang Canal will be turned into “walking streets” the last weekends of the next three...
Lumpini Park is a rare oasis of green in the middle of Bangkok's Silom business district. (Photo: Bangkok Herald)

‘Nuisance’ Trees, ‘Unnecessary’ Parks Taking Root as Bangkok Slowly Gets Greener

Environmental movement branches out, converting concrete-loving stalwarts
Low water in the Mekong River stretches through Thailand and into Vietnam.

Time Running Out for Mighty Mekong

The scarcity of water in the river is causing an ecological disaster in Southeast Asia — and China is the culprit
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Plant a Tree in Thailand From Your Phone

Too lazy to pick up a shovel and get your hands dirty? Locked out of Thailand but love the Land of Smiles? Now you...
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WATCH: Thai Beauty Contest Loser Throws Wobbler, Ending Pageant in Scandal

Southern Thailand’s biggest beauty pageant ended in hysterics and scandal after a losing contestant hijacked the ceremony and accused the judges of fixing the...
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Expats Urged to Visit Khung Bang Kachao, ‘Bangkok’s Green Lung’

Tourism officials are urging expats to “explore unseen Thailand via bicycle in an effort to spur domestic travel. The first highlighted destination in the campaign...
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WATCH: Cheow Larn Lake, Thailand’s Man-Made Natural Wonder

Deep in southern Thailand’s Khao Sok National Park sits Cheow Larn Lake. Ringed by jungle-covered limestone mountains, the lake is even more amazing when...
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Foreigners Finally to Get Travel Stipends, Discounts at Sept. 11-13 ‘Expat...

More than a month after promising to let expats in on domestic-travel deals offered to Thais for months, the Tourism Authority of Thailand will...
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Facebook to Send Flood, Drought Alerts to Lower Mekong Communities

Residents and local governments along the Lower Mekong can now get flood alerts and drought-monitoring information through Facebook under a new partnership with the...
Thailand National Health Insurance to Cover Marijuana Extract

Thailand National Health Insurance to Cover Marijuana Extract

Thailand plans to include marijuana extract in its National List of Essential Medicines, giving users of the country’s national health insurance program free access...
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Photo View: Sathon Canal Art Festival Opens in Bangkok

City Hall on Sunday opened the Sathon Canal Art festival to create a new landmark attraction in Bangkok where visitors can admire murals created...
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Chiang Mai Zoo Blasted for Letting Tourist Fondle Tiger’s Balls for...

A Chiang Mai zoo said tourists no longer will be able to touch animal genitals after a firestorm erupted over a photo of a...
Coldplay Live in Concert in Bangkok Thailand in 2017

Citing Stadium, Pub Easings, Musicians Demand Rules to Resume Concerts

Pubs have live music. Football stadiums soon will have fans. And Thailand has three months without a local coronavirus case. So musicians are demanding...
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Exactly Where Does Facebook Think It Can Sue Thailand?

Analysis: The social network's lawsuit threat is a joke, and its critics know it
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Krabi Culture, Cuisine Showcased at Aug. 26-30 Arts Festival

The arts, culture and cuisine of Krabi will be showcased starting Wednesday at the southern town’s Mud Crab Sculpture Park. The Aug. 26-30 “Visit Art...
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Hotel Discounts Offered to Interprovincial Bus Passengers

State-run Transport Co. and the Thai Hotels Association are offering hotel discounts of up to 75 percent from today until next summer. Manote Saichuto, acting...
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Thai League to Reopen with Fans in Stands

CCSA panel OKs fans for all sports events, entry for Chinese fruit traders, but rejects later bar hours
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Grab ’em by the Thigh: Trump’s ‘Thighland’ Flub Blows Up Twitter

Having just stumbled his way out of the forest in “Yo-Semite” National Park, U.S. President Donald Trump sent the internet into meltdown again after...
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Thailand Finally Ready to Offer Expats Discounted Domestic-Travel Packages

After offering Thai nationals more than 24 billion baht in free hotels rooms and discounted airfares, the government finally is ready to throw expats...
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Thais Most Eager in SE Asia to Resume Traveling – TAT Survey

As the coronavirus pandemic lockdowns relax across the ASEAN region, Thais are showing the highest propensity to get back on the road, starting with...
Pak Nam Pho Riverside Park Nakhon Sawan Thailand

New Nakhon Sawan Riverside Park Opens with Nod to Famed Seoul...

Nakhon Sawan officially opened a manmade riverside park that locals are comparing to Seoul’s famous Cheonggyecheon public recreation space. Built along the banks of an...
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Facebook Apologizes for Auto-Translation That Insulted Thai Monarchy

Facebook on Thursday formally apologized to Thailand and news network ThaiPBS after its generally awful automatic translation function turned English text into words insulting...
Performance artists from Chiang Mai’s Lanyim Theater and Chiang Mai Performance Art Group stage their political art demonstration “Freedom” July 27. Photo: Will Langston for the Bangkok Herald.

Chiang Mai Performance Artists Demonstrate for ‘Freedom’

Chiang Mai – Instead of placards and protests, groups of performance artists in this northern city are taking to the streets with a simple...
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Wok Star Express’ Western Chinese Food Hits All the Right Notes

Entering a market already flush with western-style Chinese eateries, Wok Star Express’ founders needed more than some musical shtick to stand out. Fortunately for...
Thonglor police have been allowing Bangkok's Soi Cowboy to remain open until 1 a.m., but bar owners want the official midnight-closing rule dropped.

Bar Closing Times Eyed as CCSA Meets to Plan 6th Round...

Covid-19 taskforce lauds nightlife operators for following rules, prompting speculation midngiht closing could be dropped July 31.
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