Bangkok

July 4, 2022
July 4, 2022

"Can't let tourists come to Thailand and say because it's cheap"

Thailand's hotels, businesses, and private hospitals should refrain from offering big discounts to lure tourists and focus instead on raising the country's value as a premium travel destination, government ministers said on Monday (July 4).

April 7, 2022
April 7, 2022

Travelers arriving in droves at Bangkok airport as pre-flight RT-PCR test not needed

Since the requirement for pre-flight RT-PCR test to detect Covid-19 was lifted, the number of international arrivals at Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi Airport has increased significantly.

September 30, 2019
September 30, 2019

Bangkok enshrouded in toxic air

An unhealthy level of air pollution covers 14 areas of Greater Bangkok, according to the country's Pollution Control Department due to particulate matter smaller than 2.5 micrometres (PM2.5).

August 2, 2019
August 2, 2019

Blasts hit Bangkok as city hosts major security meeting

Six bomb blasts wound at least four people at three sites in Bangkok, as the Thai capital hosts a Southeast Asian security meeting with top diplomats from the United States, China and other world powers.

January 8, 2019
January 8, 2019

'They will kill me'

An 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family and barricaded herself inside a Bangkok airport hotel to prevent being expelled by

March 22, 2017
March 22, 2017

Emdadul eliminated

Veteran archer Emdadul Haque Milon was eliminated from the first round of the Asia Cup Archery World Ranking tournament in Bangkok, Thailand yesterday.

November 29, 2016
November 29, 2016

Record win takes Bangladesh to 2nd place

Bangladesh move to the second position of the points table after they thump Nepal by 92 runs in the 8th match of the Women’s T20 Asia Cup at the Asian Institute of Technology ground in Bangkok.

November 28, 2016
November 28, 2016

Bangladesh beat Thailand by 35 runs

After being at the receiving end of a 64-run drubbing in the opening game against India, Bangladesh bounce back strongly as they beat Thailand by 35 runs in the 5th match of the Women’s T20 Asia Cup at the Asian Institute of Technology ground in Bangkok.

August 8, 2016
August 8, 2016

Rio Olympics: Thai medalist's grandmother dies celebrating win

The 84-year-old grandmother of a Thai Olympic bronze medal winner collapses and dies while celebrating the weightlifter's success in Rio, police say.

May 27, 2016
May 27, 2016

Thai toilet snake gives man nasty shock

A Thai man is recovering in hospital after a 3m (10ft) python emerges from a squat toilet and attacks a man in Bangkok.