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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, Ang Thong

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...
Flooding in Chaiyaphum continues. The government said water should receded in two weeks, barring no new big storms. Locals say it could take months.

Bangkok Flooding Begins, Water May Rise 3 Meters by Tuesday

Flooding will impact Bangkok communities along the Chao Phraya River starting today, with water continuing to rise through Tuesday, city hall said. Nine Central Plains...
Thai residents make their way across a flooded street close to the rising waters of the Chao Phraya river on Oct. 30, 2011 in Bangkok.

Race Against Time as Flood Torrents Threaten to Submerge Bangkok

Catastrophic flooding that has swept thrugh 30 provinces and killed six people is now threatening Bangkok with water levels not seen since 2011. Burst river...

Shorter Curfew, Quarantine, But Longer Wait for Thailand to ‘Live with Covid-19’

Curfews are shorter. Quarantines are shorter. This list of closed businesses is shorter. But the wait for Thailand to reopen to foreign tourism and...
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Bangkok Teens to Be Vaccinated for Covid-19 Starting Sept. 21

Bangkok will vaccinate students aged 12-18 against the coronavirus starting Sept. 21 with other provinces following suit Oct. 1. Teenagers with one of seven chronic...

Pattaya, Bangkok Elections Postponed Indefinitely By Prayut to Keep His Men in...

Proving that the former military junta leader who put Bangkok and Pattaya’s mayors in office isn’t ready to let his men go, the Cabinet...
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 Nov. 28

Stuck with junta-appointed mayors, councils since 2016, voters finally can exercise democratic rights in city/SAO polls
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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, Sparking Outcry

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...
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Bangkok Opens 6 Covid-19 Testing Centers

Six Covid-19 permanent testing units begin operation today in Bangkok, replacing mobile units that have traveled around the city. Bangkok Gov. Aswin Kwanmuang said the...
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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 Reports 14,150 New...

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...
Body in Street Dying of Covid-19 in Bangkok

People Now Literally Dying in Streets as Covid-19 Runs Rampant in Thailand

The fatalities are the most vivid illustrations yet of how the coronavirus epidemic in Thailand is spinning out of control
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Panthera Group Slashes Rents, Provides Loans to Keep Bangkok’s Nightlife Industry Afloat

Panthera Group is using its leadership position to ensure the country’s nightlife industry survives the coronavirus pandemic by slashing rents, offering soft loans to struggling rivals and setting an example other landlords can follow.
Staff from Panthera Group and the Kiiran Care Foundation present 1,000 food bags to residents of 29 Bangkok Slums.

Panthera Group Delivers 1,000 Survival Bags 29 Bangkok Slums Hit by Covid-19 Crisis

Panthera Group, a diversified management company with investments in entertainment, hospitality, law, marketing and real estate, delivered 1,000 survival bags to 29 slum communities in Bangkok’s Thung Khru District devastated by Thailand’s coronavirus pandemic.
Panthera Group donates food to Bangkok Taxi Drivers on Soi 11 and Soi Cowboy (23)

Panthera Group Feeds 400 ‘Forgotten’ Bangkok Taxi Drivers

Panthera Group, Thailand’s largest operator of bars, restaurants and nightclubs, came to the rescue of Bangkok’s forgotten taxi drivers, donating hundreds of food bags...
Pathera Group staff donate 5,000 liters of disinfecting alcohol to Bangkok hospitals and field hospitals caring for Covid-19 patients.

Panthera Group Donates 5,000 L of Coronavirus-Disinfecting Alcohol to Bangkok Hospitals

Panthera Group, Thailand’s leading integrated operator of hospitality, law and marketing businesses, has donated 5000 litres of disinfecting alcohol to Bangkok hospitals. This contribution...
Khun Tachang, an elderly grandfather who, despite being in poor health, was caring for two grandchildren, ages 7 and 9, when Panthera Group built him a new house.

Panthera Group Builds New Homes for Bangkok’s Slum Residents

Supoj lost his job and is losing his vision. His wife, Wilai, is already blind. Their new home, however, is a sight to see,...
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 Jan. 25

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,...

Pressure Mounts to End Shutdowns as Local Covid-19 Cases Drop to Handfuls in...

A steady and significant drop in locally transmitted coronavirus cases across Thailand is fueling expectations that restrictions on travel and businesses will be lifted...
Panthera Group donates blankets to cold resdients of Bangkok slums

Panthera Group Warms hearts, Lives of Bangkok Slum Residents with Free Blankets

It may not snow or freeze in Bangkok, but Thailand’s winter months still bring cold temperatures especially dangerous to elderly residents of the city’s...
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