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Bangkok’s taxi graveyard brought back to life with mini-gardens
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Bangkok 'taxi graveyard' comes to life with mini-gardens
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Clawing back normality: Bangkok cat cafe reopens after virus shutdownAs Thailand's capital cautiously reopens many restaurants shuttered over coronavirus fears, the feline "employees" of the Caturday Cafe are back at work.
Thailand's pet groomer reopens as new coronavirus cases slowChewy and Miley, both two-year-old Schnauzer dogs, are getting their hair cut at a groomer in Bangkok for the first time since the new coronavirus outbreak began in Thailand in January.
Bangkok reopens with stylists in scrubs, plastic screens between dinersBusinesses reopening in Bangkok on Monday after weeks of near lockdown were taking intense precautions to prevent new outbreaks of the coronavirus.
Bangkok's street food hub of Chinatown comes alive as lockdown easesThailand has loosened restrictions on some businesses after progress in containing the coronavirus, bringing life back to the streets, including the hawker-food heaven of Bangkok's Chinatown.
Thailand's coronavirus medics feel strain even as cases declineFor Bangkok nurse Kanjana Kamoun, the coronavirus Intensive Care Ward is not only where she works all day, it is where she thinks she is when she wakes up in the middle of the night, anxious and..
Young Thais join 'Milk Tea Alliance' in online backlash that angers BeijingYoung Thais have banded together to pillory the Chinese embassy in Bangkok over a feud with Thai celebrities, part of a growing online movement to show solidarity with Taiwan and Hong Kong that has..
Thai grocery trucks get new life from coronavirus shutdownCries of "Food, here comes the food," echoed through a Bangkok neighbourhood as Wannapa Yarnsarn's truck arrived with everything from mangoes and dried chillies to fresh pork for sale.
Thailand reports 34 new coronavirus cases, one more deathThailand on Tuesday reported 34 new coronavirus cases and a death of a 52-year old Thai female bus driver in Bangkok.
Thais queue for booze before 10-day alcohol ban in BangkokPeople queued to buy wine, beer and spirits in Bangkok on Thursday after the Thai capital announced a 10-day ban on alcohol sales to try to limit social activities before the traditional new year and..
Accused of 'piracy', U.S. denies diverting masks bound for GermanyThe United States had no knowledge of a shipment of face masks bound for Germany that officials in Berlin have accused it of diverting from an airport in Bangkok, a spokeswoman for the U.S. embassy in..
Goodbye, green: Bangkok laments park closures in virus battleFor many residents of bustling Bangkok, a daily walk or run through central Lumpini Park is considered a sanity saver, and especially these days as most people remain indoors during the coronavirus..
Bangkok to close parks as Thailand's coronavirus cases riseThe Thai capital of Bangkok will close all parks as it tightens measures to rein in a coronavirus pandemic by limiting people's movements, a city hall spokesman said on Wednesday.
Last flight to Bangkok: 'If I die, I want to die in my country'As airlines worldwide cut flights due to the coronavirus outbreak, the last service from Singapore to Bangkok departed on Saturday with only a few dozen passengers, mostly Thai citizens desperate to..
Thai nationals take last flight from Singapore to avoid being strandedAs airlines worldwide cut flights due to the coronavirus outbreak, the last service from Singapore to Bangkok departed on Saturday with only a few dozen passengers, mostly Thai citizens desperate to..
Thailand reports 50 new coronavirus infections for total of 322Thailand reported 50 new coronavirus infections, taking its tally to 322, a health official said on Friday, with the majority located in Bangkok, the capital.
Passenger plane lands in Moscow after being diverted over cracked window - RIAA Boeing-777 passenger plane landed safely at Moscow's Vnukovo airport on Friday after it was forced to turn around en route to Bangkok because of a cracked cockpit window, the RIA news agency cited..
Hundreds join protest against ban of opposition party in ThailandHundreds of students and supporters held a protest in Bangkok on Saturday against a court decision dissolving Thailand's second largest opposition party, less than a year after an election that ended..
Thai police arrest gunman for killing ex-wife at shopping mallA man killed his ex-wife and wounded another person at a shopping center in Bangkok on Tuesday, police said, just 10 days after a mass shooting at another mall in Thailand's northeast.
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Gunman kills ex-wife at Bangkok shopping mall days after mass shootingA man killed his ex-wife and wounded another person at a shopping center in Bangkok on Tuesday, police said, 10 days after a mass shooting at another mall in Thailand's northeast.
Thai villagers turn to court in protest over Mekong dam in LaosVillagers along the Mekong River have asked a court in Bangkok on Friday to slow down Thai purchases of electricity from a hydropower dam in Laos, which they say has harmed their livelihoods since it..
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Israel's El Al Airlines suspends Hong Kong flights over coronavirusEl Al Israel Airlines is suspending its Hong Kong flights and will be reducing flights on its Bangkok route in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, the company said on Wednesday.
Not just Chinese travellers staying away as virus shakes Asian tourismAs a driver of one of Thailand's renowned "tuk tuk" motorised rickshaws, Amonchai Laodoungdee is used to busy days ferrying tourists around Bangkok, but on Tuesday he waited for four hours at a..
Bottles for blessings: Thai Buddhist temple recycles plastics into robesAt a Buddhist temple south of Bangkok, a monk watches as a machine presses down on thousands of water bottles, before a giant bale of crushed plastic rolls out with a thud.
China sends two flights to bring back Wuhan citizens from Thailand and MalaysiaChina's aviation authority has dispatched two Xiamen Airlines flights to bring back Wuhan citizens to the Chinese city from Bangkok in Thailand and Kota Kinabalu in Malaysia, it said on its website on..
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Thai protesters demand action as air pollution clouds BangkokDozens of activists held a rare protest on Thursday over air pollution in Bangkok, a day after Thai officials closed schools due to concern over the impact.
Thai king orders new traffic rules to curb congestion from royal motorcadesThailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn has ordered police to stop completely blocking roads in Bangkok for royal motorcades, a government spokeswoman said.
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Thousands join biggest protest for years in Thai capitalThousands of people joined Bangkok's biggest protest since a 2014 coup on Saturday, after authorities in Thailand moved to ban a party that has rallied opposition to the government of former military..
Thai opposition leader says protest 'just the beginning'Thai opposition party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit told a protest on Saturday that it was "just the beginning" as thousands of people rallied in the capital Bangkok for the biggest protest..
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Thai opposition leader asks supporters to mobilize in Bangkok on SaturdayThai opposition party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit called on supporters to mobilize in Bangkok on Saturday, days after the country's election body called for the dissolution of his Future..
Thai king completes coronation year with barge procession through old BangkokAboard a golden royal barge, King Maha Vajiralongkorn was rowed along the river winding through the oldest part of Bangkok on Thursday, as thousands of loyal Thais thronged the banks to see the final..
Pope Francis begins visit to Thailand as faithful jostle for selfiesPope Francis arrived in Thailand on Wednesday to meet with its small but devoted Catholic minority on a seven-day Asian trip that will include a family reunion in Bangkok and take his anti-nuclear..
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PM Modi meets Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on sidelines of 35th ASEAN summit in BangkokPrime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday met Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on the sidelines of the 35th ASEAN Summit in Thailand.
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