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BANGKOK NEWS

When the biggest spenders aren’t coming back any time soon

December 06, 2021 10:38 am

🔴 No country has been more crucial to global travel in the past decade than China. Chinese tourists spent roughly $260 billion in 2019, exceeding all other nationalities. Their prolonged absence would mean travel revenues are unlikely to return to pre-pandemic levels soon.

Watch: Firefighters catch 11 foot python in Bangkok park

July 18, 2021 10:20 am

Officials who rescued the reptile said it was about 11 feet in size and weighed 77 pounds. Firefighters climbed on the terrace of a nearby building to rescue it.

Thailand imposes new restrictions amid coronavirus outbreak

December 29, 2020 6:33 pm

After months of seeming to have the COVID-19 situation under control, Thailand has seen two major clusters developing since mid-December that threatened to undo its progress.

Thai protesters in Bangkok are using a Japanese cartoon hamster to mock the government

July 27, 2020 12:20 pm

On Sunday, protesters sang new lyrics to the theme song for “Hamtaro”, a Japanese cartoon about a hamster who loves sunflower seeds. They ran in circles around Bangkok’s Democracy Monument, like hamsters running in a wheel.

Thai street artist pays tribute to coronavirus health workers with mural

May 24, 2020 12:47 pm

The 37-year-old street artist who goes by the name ‘Mue Bon’, which translates as restless hands, says his murals also serve as a reminder that efforts against the virus are not over and everyone has a role.

India stopped working in a routine, bureaucratic manner: PM Modi in Bangkok

November 03, 2019 10:49 am

The prime minister said it was the best time to be in India and that things such as foreign direct investment , ease of doing business, ease of living and productivity are rising and tax rates, red tapism, corruption and cronyism are declining.

PM Narendra Modi on RCEP: India has put forward reasonable proposals for trade deal 

November 02, 2019 12:59 pm

If finalised, the RCEP deal will facilitate creation of the biggest free-trade region in the world as the 16-nation grouping is home to 3.6 billion people, or nearly half the world's population.

Three small blasts hit Bangkok as city hosts major security meeting

August 02, 2019 10:33 am

Bangkok is currently hosting a meeting of foreign ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and their counterparts from world powers including the United States, China and Russia.

Thai parties meet to discuss deal to keep coup leader as PM

May 27, 2019 12:37 pm

An agreement would likely sink the opposition Democratic Front coalition's bid to keep members of the junta from retaining dominance over the government five years after the army seized power in a coup.

Deaths in Thailand tourist boat accident rise to 27

July 06, 2018 3:42 pm

The tourist boat Phoenix capsized and sank in rough seas off Thailand's Phuket island on Thursday with 105 passengers on board, including 93 Chinese tourists and 12 Thai crew and tourist guides.

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Campus-based Thai protest movement extends reach to streets

August 16, 2020 8:11 pm

Thousands of Thai protesters chanting “down with dictatorship” and “the country belongs to the people” joined an anti-government demonstration in Bangkok on Sunday that was one of the biggest since a 2014 coup.

Severe air pollution forces Bangkok to close hundreds of schools

January 31, 2019 12:22 pm

The Pollution Control Department said the amount of especially dangerous tiny ``PM 2.5'' particles has risen in all areas in and around Bangkok since Monday.

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