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Siam Songkran Festival lights up this year’s Songkran in Bangkok

Sick of running around Bangkok with your 200 baht Tesco water pistol? Combine the annual water festival with a world…

5 hours ago

TAT expects 2.3 million tourists for this year’s Songkran

The Tourism Authority of Thailand is expecting more than 2.3 million local and foreign tourists will join the various Songkran…

6 hours ago

Thailand releases Burmese migrant activist, will deport him

PHOTO: Facebook/Ye Min- Migrants workers wearing T-shirts with the image of Ye Min wait for his release in front of…

6 hours ago

Porsche driver charged with reckless driving after death of two women

Bangkok Police have charged a Porsche driver who crashed into a motorcycle, killing two women, one of them also losing…

24 hours ago

Reduce Bangkok’s motorcycle death toll by 82% – add dedicated lanes

PHOTOS: Daily News Dedicated motorcycle lanes might be the answer to lowering the death toll around Bangkok's congested streets. A…

2 days ago

Bangkok now in the Top 10 list for most expensive Asian locations for expats

Bangkok has, for the first time, made it into the list of Asia’s top 10 most expensive locations for expats.…

2 days ago

Chemical fire in a pick-up on on Sukhumvit Road

PHOTOS: Sanook A Toyota pick-up van with a cargo of 3 tonnes of 50% Hydrogen Peroxide has burst into flames…

2 days ago

Porsche/motorcycle crash – one dead, another woman loses baby

PHOTOS: Thai Rath | Sanook A Porsche Cayman S has been involved in a collision with two women on a…

3 days ago

Ten-wheeler blacks out Bangkok neighbourhood

by Kornkamon Aksorndech Businesses and homes in Bangkok’s Lat Krabang area, east of the city centre, have been without electricity…

4 days ago

Man attacks waitress in BKK bar after complaining about loud music

A western man has attacked a female receptionist in a Bangkok bar. The incident occurred last Monday in a bar located…

5 days ago

Forecast for poor air quality returning to Bangkok

Smog, smoke and haze problems have returned to the capital and its neighboring provinces. Nine areas were found to contain levels exceeding the…

5 days ago

Thai arrested for allegedly scamming 3 women out of 212,000 baht 9 years ago

PHOTO: Pol Lt-General Surachate Hakparn, in his capacity as head of Thailand Action Taskforce for Information Technology Crime Suppression, at the…

6 days ago

Historical Rattanakosin Island “not an appropriate place for prostitution”

PHOTO: Daily News Thai officials say they are determined to stamp out 'street walkers' in the heart of Bangkok's historical…

6 days ago

Two Nigerians arrested, one still at large, over investment scam

PHOTO: INN News Immigration chief Lt-Gen Surachate Hakparn has announced the arrest of two Nigerian scammers who posed as officials…

6 days ago

Bangkok Police announce two major drug busts

by Khanathit Srihirundaj The police keep seizing the drugs but the manufacturers keep pushing even more out the back doors…

7 days ago

He’s an Aussie now. Hakeem al-Araibi becomes Australian citizen.

PHOTO: Hakeem al-Araibi says “I'm an Aussie now” and is happy to be safe Hakeem al-Araibi, the former Bahraini football…

7 days ago

Police wrestler avoids jail but gets a hefty fine

PHOTO: Daily News Bangkok's Dusit Court has fined a Honda City sedan driver 8,500 baht for four offences related to…

1 week ago

Wealthy Thai woman arrested over dodgy weight-loss pills in raids across the country

PHOTO: Daily News An extensive police operation has led to the arrest of wealthy operator of a business selling alleged…

1 week ago

Top 5 Phuket (and Thailand) hotel trends for 2019

by Bill Barnett Moving through high season in 2019, hoteliers are starting to look for strategies for the rest of the year in…

1 week ago

Bangkok woman gives birth in the back of a taxi!

PHOTO MONTAGE: Thai Rath So you're on your way to hospital with a passenger in the back of your taxi…

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