Central World

  • Events

    Ring in the New Year with a bang at centralwOrld Bangkok Countdown 2024

    Brace yourselves for the grandest New Year’s bash as ‘centralwOrld Bangkok Countdown 2024’ gears up to create a world-class entertainment phenomenon. With over 500 million baht invested, this free concert at the ‘Times Square of Asia’ is bringing together more than 200 Thai and international artists for a night of non-stop entertainment. The event is brought to you by the…

  • Business News

    Nitori flagship store to open at CentralWorld in August

    Central Pattana Plc, a leading real estate developer, has announced plans to open a flagship store for Nitori, a popular Japanese furniture and home furnishings brand, at CentralWorld in August. The new Nitori store will occupy over 2,600 square metres of space in Zone I on the mall’s fifth floor. The Japanese brand also has plans to open a second…

  • Bangkok News

    Safety systems at Central World found fully functional after fire

    After Saturday’s fire at Central World shopping centre in Bangkok, investigators found that there was nothing wrong with the fire safety systems there. The building was inspected by district officials from Pathumwan who found that the fire alarm systems and the emergency sprinklers to combat flames were in proper working order. A small fire broke out in Groove, a semi-outdoor…

  • Thailand News

    Studio Ghibli exhibition at Central World in Bangkok starts today, lasts until late March

    The trendy clothing store Uniqlo is hosting a Studio Ghibli exhibition that starts today at Central World in Bangkok and will run until March 27. The exhibition will display a giant Totoro and the cat bus from the movie My Neighbor Totoro. At the exhibition, people can order special T-shirts only available in Thailand. The T-shirts have photos and drawings by…

  • Thailand video news

    Thailand News Today | Insurance companies hesitant to cover foreign tourists

    After facing losses from local Covid claims, many Thai insurance companies are indicating that they are hesitant to provide Covid insurance for foreign tourists entering Thailand under the current regulations. The deputy governor of marketing communications at the Tourism Authority of Thailand said only a few companies are now interested in joining the Test & Go programme, the most popular…

  • Thailand video news

    Thai Comedy shows, Lost in Translation, Thai embassy | Thaiger Bites | Ep. 43

    Jay and Tim go through viewer comments from our Youtube shows, Facebook, Instagram and the Thaiger talk forum as they get lost in translation and Jay learns to speak Portuguese.

  • Thailand Protest News

    Motorists told to avoid certain areas in Bangkok as protests planned for today

    Bangkok motorists are being told to avoid areas where protests are planned to take place today. Kasetsart intersection, Lat Phrao intersection, Rachaprasong shopping district’s Central World shopping mall and 11th Infantry Regiment barracks in Bangkhen are the sites where demonstrators are set to infiltrate. The Metropolitan Police Commissioner says he is most concerned about the Lat Phrao intersection, due to…

  • Thailand News

    Thais pray at Bangkok’s shrine of love during Valentine’s weekend

    While couples went out on dates and romantic outings for Valentine’s Day, some single Thais prayed to the God of Love. Kneeling on red hearts taped to the ground by the Trimurti Shrine, people placed their hands together in the “wai” position and held their offerings of red roses and incense between their palms. Hundreds of Thais seeking love crowded the…

  • Thailand Protest News

    Protesters mass at the Ratchaprasong intersection in Bangkok for the first of 2 scheduled rallies

    Crowds are gathering at the Ratchprsong intersection in Bangkok, one of the promised locations for a rally in response to last night’s refusal of the Thai PM to resign. Thousands have already gathered and, if the weather holds out, the numbers will continue to swell as the evening approaches. Ratchprasong intersection is one of the busiest intersections in the city,…

  • Thailand Protest News

    5,000 pack Bangkok’s central shopping district to continue the protest

    Police have been taken aback by the huge amount of support for a protest at Bangkok’s famous Ratchaprasong Intersection, the site of the 2015 Erawan Shrine bombing incident where 20 people died. Bangkok, currently under a State of Emergency, declared by the Thai government in the early hours of this morning, is on edge this evening as huge crowds swarmed…

  • Health

    Bangkok running enthusiasts enjoy new pop-up track at Central World

    As Bangkok residents enjoy the freedom of Covid restrictions being lifted, the city’s Central World mall has unveiled a pop-up running track to help people get back in shape after lockdown. The mall’s managment team has installed a 500 metre track, which is open to the city’s runners every evening from 5 pm to 8 pm, until July 22. The…

  • Covid-19 News

    Robots provide novel approach to virus prevention at Bangkok mall

    A robot dog is helping protecting people from the coronavirus at a Bangkok shopping centre by dispensing hand sanitiser. It’s name is K9 and it runs off 5G internet from the mobile phone operator AIS (The Thaiger smells a PR stunt for the new AIS 5G network). K9 looks like he, or she, needs a head and a wagging tail. A…

  • Bangkok News

    Armed Mercedes owner releases snakes onto road outside Central World

    PHOTOS: JS100 Radio An incident has caused bedlam and stopped traffic outside Central World in Bangkok. A man armed with a knife stopped his new black Mercedes in the middle of the road. He then started releasing snakes out of a blue bag onto the road in front of the bewildered passersby. Footage from the incident shared on Twitter shows the…

  • Bangkok News

    UPDATE: 2 dead and 15 injured in Central World shopping complex fire, Bangkok

    At least two people have died with 15 others reported injured and hospitalised after a blaze broke out at the Central World shopping complex last night around 5.40pm in Bangkok. Many were hospitalised with smoke inhalation. The popular Central World shopping mall is close to the corner of Sukhumvit and Ratchadamri Roads, aka. Ratchprasong intersection. Some people were seen jumping…