Bangkok is the capital and most populous city of Thailand. It is known in Thai as Krung Thep Maha Nakhon or simply Krung Thep. The city occupies 1,568.7 square kilometres (605.7 sq mi) in the Chao Phraya River delta in central Thailand, and has a population of over eight million, or 12.6 percent of the country's population. Over fourteen million people lived within the surrounding Bangkok Metropolitan Region at the 2010 census, making Bangkok the nation's primate city, significantly dwarfing Thailand's other urban centres in terms of importance.
The U.S. State Department said on Tuesday that Washington looks forward to working with Thailand's newly elected government and pressed Bangkok to release the results of the weekend vote as soon as.. Reuters - Published
Sudarat Keyuraphan, Pheu Thai Party's prime minister candidate, speaks during a news conference at Pheu Thai Party headquarters in Bangkok, Thailand, March 25, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha BANGKOK..
Thousands of passengers have been left stranded, as airlines scramble to re-route flights that fly over Pakistan after the country shut its airspace following several days of violence with India over..
Reuters reports 25 year old Hakeem Al Araibi,who fled Bahrain in 2014 and received refugee status in Australia, was released from prison in Bangkok on Monday. Authorities in Bahrain accused Araibi of..
Reuters reports Thailand on Monday freed a jailed refugee Bahraini footballer with residency status in Australia, after Bahrain abandoned its bid to seek his extradition, and immigration officials said..
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Thai authorities use drones as 'dust busters' in Bangkok to tackle the levels of dangerous pollution in the air.
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While hundreds of schools in the American Midwest are shut down due to freezing temperatures, hundreds in another part of the world are facing closures for a different reason entirely: air pollution...
According to a report by CNN, Thailand's Ministry of Education have ordered all schools in Bangkok and some surrounding provinces to close for the remainder of the week amid concerns over dangerously..
Bangkok: The pro-regime Palang Pracharath Party (PPRP), who fielded military junta leader Prayut Chan-o-cha as its Prime Ministerial candidate, is poised to win the 2019 general elections here as of.. WorldNews - Published
Reuters BANGKOK (Reuters) — Thai voters went to the polls on Sunday in a long-delayed election following a 2014 coup, a race that pits a military junta chief seeking to retain power against a.. WorldNews - Published
BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's election Sunday is likely to produce a weak, unstable government whether it's a civilian or military-backed party that cobbles together a coalition, setting off a new phase.. WorldNews - Published
BANGKOK (AP) — More than 70 parties are contesting Sunday’s general election in Thailand, the first since a military coup nearly five years ago. Up for grabs are 500 seats in the House of.. WorldNews - Published
Tue, 2019-03-19 05:40 KANCHANABURI, Thailand: A Thai tycoon accused of poaching a black leopard was sentenced to 16 months in jail on other charges Tuesday but allowed to go free pending an appeal, in.. WorldNews - Published