Articles about Bangkok
11 Aug 2021
Five jump from Myanmar building to escape police; two die
Five people jumped from an apartment building in Yangon, Myanmar's largest city, to escape government security forces who were raiding the building, and at least two died, according to government and media reports.
05 Jul 2021
Blast at Thai factory shakes Bangkok airport, area evacuated
A massive explosion at a factory on the outskirts of Bangkok early Monday shook an airport terminal serving Thailand's capital, injuring at least 11 people and prompting the evacuation of residents from the area, authorities said.
14 Sep 2020
Amid COVID-19, plane cafes launched in Thailand
The novel coronavirus pandemic, which has killed nearly a million worldwide, has brought several aspects of the 'routine life' to a halt, including commercial air travel.
04 Nov 2019
World's biggest trade pact on track, despite India's concerns
The talks to set up the world's largest trade bloc is on track, Thailand said on Monday.
02 Nov 2019
'Swasdee PM Modi': PM Modi addresses Indian community in Bangkok
A short while ago, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived at the Nimibutr Stadium in Bangkok for an event titled 'Sawasdee PM Modi', where he addressed the Indian diaspora.
10 Sep 2019
Love street food? Head to these five cities
There's no better feeling than standing by a narrow lane, jam-packed with people and vehicles (with that unending honking), and savoring some of the best foods that the world has to offer.
04 Aug 2019
Five hidden gems of Bangkok you need to visit
With over 20 million annual visitors, the capital city of Thailand, Bangkok was rated as the world's most popular destination among travelers in 2018.
06 Jun 2019
When IAF-plane went missing, pilot's wife was on air-traffic duty
On Monday afternoon, IAF's AN-32 plane went missing, and more than three days later, there is still no sign of the aircraft.
13 Feb 2019
How 27-year-old Ankiti Bose built a $1bn fashion start-up
On Tuesday, Singapore-based online fashion retail site Zilingo Pte raised $226mn to fund its expansion to Australia, Indonesia, and the Philippines.
03 Feb 2019
Bangkok residents coughing blood due to smog. Is Delhi next?
In what will come as a warning to Delhiites, air pollution in Thailand is reportedly in its worst state as it is causing people to cough up blood.
02 Feb 2019
Leopard cub seized from passenger's luggage at Chennai airport
In a bizarre news, a leopard cub has been recovered from the luggage of a passenger who arrived from Thailand at Chennai International Airport on Saturday.
07 Jan 2019
Saudi teen escapes family, trapped in Bangkok airport, seeks help
An 18-year-old Saudi Arabia teen has sought help from people across the globe and human rights organizations to prevent her deportation to Kuwait, as she fears for her life.
01 Nov 2018
Bangkok: Vegetarian restaurant chef kills customer, serves him to others
Diners at a vegetarian restaurant in Bangkok were rather peeved and disgusted when they found minced meat in their noodles, but what awaited them was far worse.
31 Oct 2018
Rapid urbanization increases risks from natural, human-made disasters: Antonio Guterres
On the occasion of 'World Cities Day', celebrated annually on October 31, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said today that about 1.4mn people move to cities every week around the world and warned such rapid urbanization can contribute to increased risks from natural and human-made disasters.
24 Oct 2018
Co-passenger molested woman on Bangkok-Mumbai flight
A 31-year-old passenger on a Mumbai bound flight coming from Bangkok was arrested, on Tuesday, by the Sahar police for allegedly molesting a 29-year-old woman advocate mid-air.
08 Oct 2018
Indian tourist killed, 2 injured in shootout in Thailand
A 42-year-old Indian tourist was killed and two others seriously injured in a shootout between two rival gangs in Bangkok, Thai Police said.
20 Sep 2018
#TravelBytes: IRCTC offers 9 nights/10 days 'Best of Asia' package
If you are a planner, here's some news for you.
29 Jul 2018
Asiad Gold medalist, Hakam Singh Bhattal, battling serious ailments
Former Indian athlete, Hakam Singh Bhattal, who had won gold medal at the 1978 Asian Games, is battling for his life.
05 Jul 2018
Transwoman wins gender-identity battle against Airports Authority of India
A transwoman won probably the biggest battle of her life after Bombay High Court, on Wednesday, directed her employer Airports Authority of India (AAI) to make the requested changes in her name and gender in the service record.
25 Jun 2018
Nawazuddin Siddiqui dedicates his IIFA award to 'Mom' co-star Sridevi
In a heartfelt gesture, Nawazuddin Siddiqui has dedicated his win at IIFA 2018 to late Bollywood legend Sridevi.
25 Jun 2018
IIFA 2018: Sridevi awarded best actress; complete list of winners
At Bangkok, celebrities gathered for one of the biggest events on Bollywood calendar- the IIFA awards, on Sunday.
23 Jun 2018
IIFA 2018: Rekha to return to stage after 21 years
This year's International Indian Film Awards (IIFA) just got bigger and better. The latest update, that has come in all the way from Bangkok, is that evergreen Rekha will be setting the stage on fire with her dazzling moves.
21 Jun 2018
Arjun Kapoor falls ill, hopes to recover before IIFA performance
Arjun Kapoor is ill and the actor hopes to recover in time for his performance at International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA) this weekend.
13 Jun 2018
IIFA 2018: Rekha to perform on stage after 20 years
Veteran star Rekha is all set to perform on stage after 20 years at the upcoming International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) event.
07 Jun 2018
IIFA Lifetime Achievement Award-2018 to be awarded to Anupam Kher
Veteran actor Anupam Kher will be awarded the prestigious Lifetime Achievement honor at the upcoming International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards ceremony in Bangkok.
17 Feb 2018
BWF now wants to change badminton's scoring system
It has not been long since the Badminton World Federation introduced the World Tour calendar. It then brought the change in 'Service Law' (to be implemented from March) and now the body is mulling a change in the scoring system.
05 Jan 2018
Forget skin lightening, penis whitening is the new fad
With a Bangkok hospital providing penis lightening services, obsession for fair skin has assumed unprecedented craze in Thailand.
20 Oct 2017
McDonald's serves 'cockroach legs' in coffee; apologizes later
A man was served coffee with "cockroach legs" floating in it at a McDonald's outlet in Bangkok on Monday. He complained and requested for another coffee only to find more "cockroach legs" in it.
04 Sep 2017
"Smart vests" to turn Bangkok's dogs into mobile surveillance units
A Thai advertising agency has, in theory, come up with a way to turn Bangkok's street dogs into guardians of city.
22 May 2017
Police say Bangkok hospital blast caused by bomb
Police have stated that a blast which took place today at the King Mongkut Hospital was caused by a bomb.