CHATUCHAK

No matter what happens in Chatuchak, it’s unlikely that anyone will ever think of anything but the world-famous weekend market when they think of this area. Though the area also boasts Chatuchak Park and hip night markets such as JJ Green, you’ll find us joining the endless crowds at Mo Chit station and shuffling toward the market in hopes of finding great deals on, well, everything. Let’s not even get started on the food and people-watching.
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Court rejects arrest warrant for ‘Ying Gai,’ hi-so who accused maid of stealing gold

Court rejects arrest warrant for ‘Ying Gai,’ hi-so who accused maid of stealing gold

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Doubts emerge over case of maid accused of stealing THB10 million gold after refusing to work in Hong Kong

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Man steals bus from terminal, picks up passengers before crashing

Man steals bus from terminal, picks up passengers before crashing

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Brand-new Chatuchak bike lane becomes street food hub, parking lot

Brand-new Chatuchak bike lane becomes street food hub, parking lot

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Teen charged over pointing BB gun at another motorist (VIDEO)

Teen charged over pointing BB gun at another motorist (VIDEO)

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Bus No. 8 conductor sacked for alleged sexual harassment of female passenger

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Police to charge contractor over SCB deaths, injuries

Police to charge contractor over SCB deaths, injuries

Contracting firm to be charged with negligence

8 killed after fire prevention improvements go wrong at SCB headquarters

8 killed after fire prevention improvements go wrong at SCB headquarters

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