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Celebrity Taksaorn “Aff” Paksukcharern poses for photographs Aug. 14, 2019 in a three-bedroom unit on the 35th floor of the Residences at Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok.

Here’s What the Condo Above Iconsiam Looks Like (and Costs!) (Photos)

BANGKOK — Nine months after the swanky Iconsiam mall opened on the banks of the Chao Phraya River, the ultra-loaded are ready to move into the penthouses towering over it.

What’s Closed in Bangkok During the Royal Funeral (Updated)

BANGKOK — October is a sensitive time of mourning in Thailand and life will be affected during the royal funeral which runs through most...
Catriona Gray holds a bouquet designed by Thai florist Phiyawat Meephaithoon, right, upon winning Miss Universe 2018 on Monday.

War of the Orchids: Battle Erupts Over Miss Universe Bouquet

BANGKOK — In the arms of newly crowned Miss Universe was placed a bouquet of orchids meant to bring pride to Thai florists –...

How to Ease Thailand 4.0’s Traffic Torment

Just last month 19-year-old singer Suthida “Image” Chanachaisuwan took to the internet with a series of now deleted tweets expressing her displeasure with the public transportation network in Bangkok – no doubt a common frustration among commuters.

Thai Customs Seize Smuggled Pangolins and Scales

BANGKOK — Thai customs officials say they have seized more than 100 live pangolins and 450 kilograms (990 pounds) of scales from the endangered animal.
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Taxi Driver Loses His License for 3 Months for Road Rage Attack (Video)

BANGKOK — A taxi driver who kicked and jumped on foreigner's car before appearing to attempt to run him over in a viral video...

Thai Prof Quits UN; LGBTs Concerned

BANGKOK — Members of Thailand’s LGBT community said Thursday the resignation of Vitit Muntarbhorn, the United Nation’s first watchdog on gender, could slow gains being made globally.

Seeking Sustainable Solar Power for Urban Thailand 4.0

As I continue my look at different aspects of Thailand 4.0 and some of the challenges ahead for this initiative to become a reality, I want take a look at energy. It is what runs our aircon, powers our buildings and keeps the internet running. There is not much that can be done in a knowledge economy that doesn’t require energy. Increasingly, where that energy comes from is significant.  

It’s Official: Thailand’s ‘Pro May’ Ascends to World’s No. 1

BANGKOK — Ariya Jutanugarn, aka Pro May, was officially ranked the world’s top woman golfer Monday after winning the Manulife LPGA Classic on Sunday in Ontario, Canada.

Green Line Construction Crane Topples on Phahonyothin Road

BANGKOK — A railroad crane toppled Wednesday on Phahonyothin Road, bringing traffic to a halt, police said. There were no reports of injuries.

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