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IKEA Thailand launches full online store

"...it took IKEA about two years to study the market demand, develop the infrastructure, and prepare everything before launching their…

17 hours ago

Thanathorn is able to attend this afternoon’s opening of Parliament

PHOTO: Future Forward party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, heading to the opening of Parliament today? Future Forward party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit has…

18 hours ago

Vendors shuffled off Bangkok footpaths to make way for motorbikes

PHOTO: Daily News Motorcyclists are brazenly flouting the law after a recent picture on the Facebook site of JS 100…

1 day ago

WeWork opens up in Bangkok. What is WeWork?

“This will pave the way for WeWork’s unique proposition to connect two major groups within the WeWork community: corporations looking…

2 days ago

Chinese ‘red notice’ fugitive arrested at Suvarnabhumi

A Chinese fugitive wanted on an Interpol red notice has been arrested at Suvarnabhumi Airport, acting Immigration Police chief Lt…

3 days ago

30,000 baht bill for diarrhoea treatment at private hospital

FILE PHOTO It's enough to give you the s**ts! An unnamed private hospital is being asked to explain how it…

3 days ago

Police searching for building owner after two die in Bangkok shophouse fire

PHOTO: The Nation A 67 year old woman and a 60 year old man have been killed after a fire…

4 days ago

Male doctor and his friend arrested after 18 year old falls from condo in gay-sex tryst

A male doctor working in the "beauty field" and his male friend have been giving confusing testimonies to police today.…

4 days ago

Chinese owners using condo investments as a ‘hotel’

PHOTO: Thai Rath Residents in condos around the country are getting sick of the parade of short-stay travellers using their…

5 days ago

A drop in demand leaves Bangkok with a glut of completed new condos

A parliament of owls? A murder of crows? A flock of geese? But what's the collective noun for a lot…

5 days ago

59 year old man shot dead in convenience store

A man was killed inside a convenience store at sunrise today in Saraburi province, north of Bangkok, after shouting out…

6 days ago

Thai Airways’ profits dive 83% year-on-year

Thai Airways has had an 83% dive in profits for the first quarter of 2019. The Q1 balance sheet came…

6 days ago

Central’s new Suvarnabhumi lifestyle centre set to open late August

PHOTO: Central Pattana Central Village, a new luxury retail outlet situated near Suvarnabhumi International Airport, is 70% finished. Wallaya Chirathivat, deputy…

7 days ago

OPINION: A sad, but inevitable, farewell to The Nation daily

Sad news yesterday when The Nation announced it was going to stop the daily publishing of its newspaper. After 48…

7 days ago

Buddha with a beat – Wat Suthi Wararam transformed

It's Visakha Bucha Day like you've never seen it before. Bangkok's Wat Suthi Wararam has unveiled a bold and modern makeover…

1 week ago

Bangkok’s Klong Lord gets a make over

The new Klong Lord now boasts clear water, not the black grimy mess as in the past. The klong has…

1 week ago

Nationwide police crackdown on student gang violence

The Royal Thai Police say they are cracking down on student gangs. They say they will be enforcing existing laws and…

1 week ago

The Nation goes online-only from July 1

PHOTO: Somchai Meesen, CEO of Nation Multimedia Media Group, speaks to Nation TV yesterday about The Nation’s future. “Over the…

1 week ago

As readers abandon print, The Nation announces closure of daily printed paper

Another big national newspaper bites the dust, following an inevitable worldwide trend. A sad day for The Nation as they announce…

1 week ago

Compromise could save expressway authority from paying exorbitant compensation

PHOTO: YouTube Thailand's Expressway Authority (EXAT) board has agreed to extend the concession period of NECL, a subsidiary of Bangkok Expressway…

1 week ago