Clifford Chance exits Bangkok, Jakarta amid APAC refocus

30 April 2017, 10:15 am

Clifford Chance is to refocus its Asia Pacific region on its Singapore hub with the closure of its Bangkok office and the end of its Indonesian alliance. The global firm opened in the Thai capital more than 20 years ago but says that the decision to close ...... Read More »

Farm-to-festival: Thai folk music strikes a global chord

30 April 2017, 8:07 am

Molam's rising global profile today has much to do with two vinyl-obsessed DJs who started digging up 60s-era Thai folk records a decade ago and spinning the vintage beats in Bangkok. "Most of the people I met in Bangkok during that time would ask me ...... Read More »

Thai Rules: Getting Away with Murder and Naked Birthday Parties For The Poodle

30 April 2017, 6:06 am

Vorayuth “Boss” Yoovidhya, center, whose grandfather co-founded energy drink company Red Bull, is escorted by police in Bangkok, Thailand. (AP) A Thai court has been attempting to hold a trial for Vorayuth Yoovidhaya for five years now. “Mr Vorayuth ...... Read More »

This Guy Daily Drives A Ferrari 308 GTB In Crazy Bangkok

30 April 2017, 6:05 am

A sign of a true Ferrari passion. It’s not every day that one sees a Ferrari driving through the streets of Bangkok, Thailand. That bustling capital is filled with motor scooters, bicyclists, and thousands of more mainstream cars, so we applaud anyone ...... Read More »

Bangkok Remains Top Destination in Asia Pacific

30 April 2017, 12:07 am

Phuket in southern Thailand raked sixth, with 9.1 million visitors, and Pattaya in eastern Thailand ranked eighth, with 8.1 million visitors. Bangkok also topped the list of total nights stayed with 87.6 million nights, while Sydney came in second place ...... Read More »

A chubby monkey called “Uncle Fatty” indulges on tourist food in Thailand!

29 April 2017, 11:37 pm

Bangkok, Thailand – A 33lb macaque – nicknamed “Uncle Fatty” – had been getting fed the wrong foods such as milkshakes, corn-on-the-cobs, sugary melons and noodles by visitors to a floating water market in Bangkok. Image by Kanthan via ...... Read More »

Thailand plaque disappearance stirs fears about military rule

29 April 2017, 11:36 pm

But the fallout from the mysterious disappearance from Bangkok of this modest celebration of democracy has crystallised fears about Thailand’s drift under military rule. The junta wants to black out the story of why persons unknown replaced the disc ...... Read More »

April’s Bakery Singapore – Bangkok’s Famous Pie Bakery Opens At Tampines. Thai Milk Tea, Green Tea, Taro, Custard Pies

29 April 2017, 7:33 pm

Sawadee krub. If you have walked past Tampines MRT Station, you may have noticed that the popular April’s Bakery from Bangkok has (quietly) opened in Singapore. April’s Bakery specialises in home-made pies, and there are more than 60 outlets of in ...... Read More »

Tourism Minister of Thailand meets UNWTO candidate from Seychelles

29 April 2017, 4:42 pm

Mrs. Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul, the Minister of Tourism and Sports of Thailand, made time on the sidelines of the WTTC (World Tourism Travel Council) Summit in Bangkok to meet Alain St.Ange, the former Seychelles Minister of Tourism, Civil Aviation ...... Read More »

Head to Thailand's capital for $571 round trip from LAX on United and ANA

28 April 2017, 3:06 am

Round-trip airfare to Bangkok, Thailand, has again fallen into the sub-$600 range, with a $571 ticket on United and ANA from LAX. The fare, subject to availability, is for departures Mondays-Thursdays between Aug. 21 and Dec. 6, 2017. You may not stay more ...... Read More »

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