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Bangkok to choose governor as national election looms

The poll comes as Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha fights to hold his ruling coalition together until a general election in 12 months

‘The bottom line’: Scuba divers help preserve historic Bangkok mansion

The city's breakneck reinvention over recent years has seen gleaming malls and flashy condos fly up, and old structures come down

‘Listening to the poor, our daily synod in Bangkok’

A Christmas letter from a PIME missionary in the slums on the extreme outskirts of the metropolis

Thailand prepares to welcome back tourists after devastating shutdown

The kingdom is expecting the return of at least a million visitors by March and to generate about US$30 billion in revenue through 2022

Thai diners whet their appetites at flood cafe

A tropical storm and heavy monsoon rains have caused flooding in 33 Thai provinces, inundating more than 300,000 households

Bangkok on alert as 70,000 homes flooded in Thailand

Tropical storm Dianmu has caused flooding in 30 provinces, with the kingdom's central region the worst hit

Bangkok ‘taxi graveyard’ comes to life with mini-gardens

Tiny green-brown frogs squat croaking in the tropical heat on makeshift ponds fashioned out of old tires, tucked in among abandoned cars

Mass COVID testing launched in Bangkok’s biggest slum

The Khlong Toei slum, where an estimated 100,000 people live, has been a major concern as Thailand battles its third wave of the pandemic

Hair cuts and dining in as Thai malls reopen after virus...

The move comes after infections numbers started falling in the middle of last month

Thailand eases curbs on retail and restaurants to spur economy

Thailand reported 18,702 new cases and 273 new deaths on Friday, among some 1.14 million cases and 10,587 deaths overall

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