Aside from being the home of the Coconuts Bangkok office, this upscale business area is like being at the intersection of the city’s best shopping. To one side you have Central Embassy, to the other side you have CentralWorld and Siam Square. In front of you are Central Chitlom and Platinum wholesale mall. And don’t get us started on all the dining options in the area.
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Mega hot pot chain ‘Haidilao’ coming to Bangkok’s CentralWorld this month

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Danish soul-pop band ‘Lukas Graham’ playing in Bangkok next month

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Once I was seven years old… The catchy song that made the radio rounds will be played live by the band right here in Bangkok next month.  After its frontman visited Bangkok...

Life by Film: Bangkok’s Leica Gallery to show work of OG Japanese artist Araki

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Next month, fans of the prolific photographer Nobuyoshi Araki can see his works firsthand, when 30 black-and-white silver prints will be put on display at Bangkok’s Leica...

Michelin-starred Gaggan to close in Bangkok at end of month

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Bangkok’s famed culinary powerhouse Gaggan will close its doors by the end of this month, its manager said Thursday, bringing a sudden end to the recently crowned fourth...

‘I Will Wait’: Mumford & Sons confirmed to play first Bangkok show this winter

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If you like your rock music with an injection of twangy banjo and acoustic guitar, then this could be a great night of folk revival for you, Bangkok. This morning, local promoter...

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Police investigating fatal plunge at Bangkok’s CentralWorld

Police investigating fatal plunge at Bangkok’s CentralWorld

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Freeing cobras at CentralWorld was man’s latest mall outburst (Video)

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