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  • Final goodbye to a peoples' king

    Final goodbye to a peoples' king

    “In the 1950s it might have been said that the Thai people respected Bhumibol because he was their King, now in the 2000s they respect their king because he is Bhumibol” A constitutional monarchy, Thailand, said its final good-bye to......

    October 26, 2017
  • Energy ministers from 36 nations to convene in Bangkok

    Energy ministers from 36 nations to convene in Bangkok

    Asian energy ministers from 36 exporting and consuming countries will meet in Bangkok in early November for discussions ranging from fossil fuel, gas and disruptive technology. This round of the biennial forum is billed as one of the industry’s most......

    October 18, 2017
  • Budget airline Thai Lion Air connects Mumbai with Bangkok

    Budget airline Thai Lion Air connects Mumbai with Bangkok

    Budget carrier Thai Lion Air launched flights connecting Mumbai with Don Mueang International Airport in Bangkok on Thursday, an official said. The inaugurated flight arrived here at 5.40 a.m. Initially, the carrier will operate two flights a week with Boeing......

    September 28, 2017
  • Places to visit when in Thailand

    Places to visit when in Thailand

    The rush to Thailand for a quick holiday is obvious as the Asian country is a travel paradise. For travellers in the subcontinent, Thailand is the nearest foreign trip that offers exotic travel experience and easy moving around. Once you......

    September 11, 2017
  • What's driving toursim in Bangkok

    What's driving toursim in Bangkok

    Bangkok is one of the best cities in the world for mouth-watering street food – as one US news network proclaimed recently. This goes a long way in helping tourism, and authorities here are spicing up the appeal of Thai......

    September 4, 2017
  • Five soldiers killed as blast rocks southern Thailand

    Five soldiers killed as blast rocks southern Thailand

    Five Thai soldiers were killed and four others injured on Monday in a blast in Pattani province, the police said. The number and identity of the attackers remain unknown, reports Xinhua news agency.

    June 19, 2017
  • Air India making profits in NE; plans Guwahati-Bangkok flight

    Air India making profits in NE; plans Guwahati-Bangkok flight

    Air India's operations in Northeast are profitable with a market share of 17 per cent and it is now looking to expand presence in the region, including a direct Guwahati-Bangkok flight, a top official said today. "Some of our routes......

    June 10, 2017
  • Redefining Indian food

    Redefining Indian food

    It was always tough to get a reservation at Gaggan, an inventive Indian restaurant in Bangkok. Now, after the restaurant’s third straight win in the closely watched Asia’s 50 Best awards, the wait can easily stretch to four months. A......

    June 3, 2017
  • 24 injured in Bangkok hospital explosion

    24 injured in Bangkok hospital explosion

    At least 24 persons were injured in an explosion in Phramongkutklao Hospital in Bangkok on Monday, police said. The blast took place in a reception room, Xinhua news agency quoted Saroch Kheawkhajee, chairman of the Army Medical Department, as saying.......

    May 22, 2017
  • Mumbai-Bangkok flight returns after suspected 'bird-hit’

    Mumbai-Bangkok flight returns after suspected 'bird-hit’

    A Bangkok-bound Jet Airways aircraft on Friday returned to Mumbai minutes after it took off because of 'suspected tail' strike. After all 180 passengers and 8 crew were deplaned safely, the aircraft was inspected by the Jet Airways Engineering team......

    May 12, 2017
  • Ever alluring

    Ever alluring

    World Travel & Tourism Council's (WTTC) 17th Global Summit of 2017, the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, was held at Bangkok, Thailand on 26 and 27 April with the theme 'Transforming our World'. Conducted on an impressive scale,......

    May 8, 2017
  • Is Bangkok losing its chaotic charm?

    Is Bangkok losing its chaotic charm?

    Only two popular tourist areas spared as the city sets out to clear sidewalk congestion. Food vendors will disappear from Bangkok's streets by the end of the year, if the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has its way. The BMA, which......

    May 3, 2017
  • Street food will not be banned in Bangkok: Official

    Street food will not be banned in Bangkok: Official

    A top Thai official said on Friday that street food, an important part of daily life in Bangkok, will not be banned in the city. "I can assure you that there is no ban on street food vendors, street food......

    April 21, 2017