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Clawing back normality: Bangkok cat cafe reopens after virus shutdownAs Thailand's capital cautiously reopens many restaurants shuttered over coronavirus fears, the feline "employees" of the Caturday Cafe are back at work.
North Korea praises China for getting the pandemic under controlBangkok: North Korea leader Kim Jong Un sent a personal message to Chinese President Xi Jinping praising what he described as China's success in getting its coronavirus epidemic under control. The..
Thailand's pet groomer reopens as new coronavirus cases slowChewy and Miley, both two-year-old Schnauzer dogs, are getting their hair cut at a groomer in Bangkok for the first time since the new coronavirus outbreak began in Thailand in January.
Bangkok reopens with stylists in scrubs, plastic screens between dinersBusinesses reopening in Bangkok on Monday after weeks of near lockdown were taking intense precautions to prevent new outbreaks of the coronavirus.
Bangkok's street food hub of Chinatown comes alive as lockdown easesThailand has loosened restrictions on some businesses after progress in containing the coronavirus, bringing life back to the streets, including the hawker-food heaven of Bangkok's Chinatown.
Stylist gives free haircuts to Thai health workersA hair stylist in Thailand is boosting the morale of frontline medical workers fighting the new coronavirus by giving free haircuts at hospitals in Bangkok. (May 1)
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Young Thais join 'Milk Tea Alliance' in online backlash that angers BeijingYoung Thais have banded together to pillory the Chinese embassy in Bangkok over a feud with Thai celebrities, part of a growing online movement to show solidarity with Taiwan and Hong Kong that has..
Thai grocery trucks get new life from coronavirus shutdownCries of "Food, here comes the food," echoed through a Bangkok neighbourhood as Wannapa Yarnsarn's truck arrived with everything from mangoes and dried chillies to fresh pork for sale.
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Thais queue for booze before 10-day alcohol ban in BangkokPeople queued to buy wine, beer and spirits in Bangkok on Thursday after the Thai capital announced a 10-day ban on alcohol sales to try to limit social activities before the traditional new year and..
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Bangkok to close parks as Thailand's coronavirus cases riseThe Thai capital of Bangkok will close all parks as it tightens measures to rein in a coronavirus pandemic by limiting people's movements, a city hall spokesman said on Wednesday.
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Thai nationals take last flight from Singapore to avoid being strandedAs airlines worldwide cut flights due to the coronavirus outbreak, the last service from Singapore to Bangkok departed on Saturday with only a few dozen passengers, mostly Thai citizens desperate to..
Thailand reports 50 new coronavirus infections for total of 322Thailand reported 50 new coronavirus infections, taking its tally to 322, a health official said on Friday, with the majority located in Bangkok, the capital.
Two bombs explode outside Thai government office in Yala, wounding 18Bangkok: Two bombs exploded in front of a government office in Thailand's insurgency-hit southern Yala province on Tuesday, wounding 18 people, a security official said. The explosions took place in..
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Thai police arrest gunman for killing ex-wife at shopping mallA man killed his ex-wife and wounded another person at a shopping center in Bangkok on Tuesday, police said, just 10 days after a mass shooting at another mall in Thailand's northeast.
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Gunman kills ex-wife at Bangkok shopping mall days after mass shootingA man killed his ex-wife and wounded another person at a shopping center in Bangkok on Tuesday, police said, 10 days after a mass shooting at another mall in Thailand's northeast.
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Israel's El Al Airlines suspends Hong Kong flights over coronavirusEl Al Israel Airlines is suspending its Hong Kong flights and will be reducing flights on its Bangkok route in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, the company said on Wednesday.
Not just Chinese travellers staying away as virus shakes Asian tourismAs a driver of one of Thailand's renowned "tuk tuk" motorised rickshaws, Amonchai Laodoungdee is used to busy days ferrying tourists around Bangkok, but on Tuesday he waited for four hours at a..
Thai soldier kills at least 17 in shooting rampageBANGKOK — A Thai soldier killed at least 17 people and wounded more than 20 in a shooting rampage on Saturday in the city of Nakhon Ratchasima in the north east of Thailand and is still at large in a..
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