GREATER EAST BANGKOK

In the eastern suburbs, justice is served at the Min Buri Provincial Court and Thailand’s engineers-in-training learn the skills needed to push the country forward at King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, the country’s foremost technology university. But you might also come here to shop at Fashion Island or to visit Safari World, and there’s absolutely nothing wrong with that.
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New Tastes: Pure Luck opens (what’s likely) the world’s first Kombucha School in Bangkok

Kombucha fans that have been in Bangkok for a few years may recognize the name Pure Luck. The American-Thai couple that owned the former fermented drink brewery in Old Town...

Woman killed by Airport Rail Link train 6 months pregnant, often fainted, friend says

Woman killed by Airport Rail Link train 6 months pregnant, often fainted, friend says

The woman who was tragically killed after she fell onto the tracks of the Airport Rail Link train yesterday was identified as 32-year-old Rodsarin Plianla, who was six months...

Top telecom boss sent to jail for zigzag driving like a world-class a-hole (VIDEO)

Top telecom boss sent to jail for zigzag driving like a world-class a-hole (VIDEO)

Prasong Ruangsirikulchai, Executive Director of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, was fined and sentenced to 15 days in jail for reckless driving after a video of him...

Teen girl, 17, could face murder charge for aborting pregnancy

Teen girl, 17, could face murder charge for aborting pregnancy

A 17-year-old girl in Bangkok may face a murder charge for aborting her pregnancy at eight months. According to Kannayao police, the minor, whose name was withheld, admitted to...

Five family members, including twin baby girls, die in Nawamin home fire

Five family members, including twin baby girls, die in Nawamin home fire

Five family members died early this morning when a fire took their three-storey home in Bangkok’s Bueng Kum district.

Bangkok tuk tuk driver wanted for rape of young Australian woman

Bangkok tuk tuk driver wanted for rape of young Australian woman

Bangkok police are hunting down a tuk tuk driver and his friend who allegedly raped a 23-year-old Australian woman.

Man says he stomped 7-year-old boy after playtime gone wrong

Man says he stomped 7-year-old boy after playtime gone wrong

A Bangkok man has turned himself in yesterday after he was caught on CCTV viciously kicking and stomping a 7-year-old boy who was playing with his son.

Thailand’s first halal hotel hopes to help boost Muslim arrivals

Thailand’s first halal hotel hopes to help boost Muslim arrivals

The first halal hotel in Thailand was opened in Bangkok with hopes of attracting more Muslim visitors and boosting one of the few bright spots in its economy.

One killed, four injured when small plane crashes into Bangkok canal

One killed, four injured when small plane crashes into Bangkok canal

A private plane went down into a canal in Nong Chok district yesterday afternoon, resulting in one dead and four injuries.

Fresh egg yolk and ice cream make weirdly wonderful dessert

Fresh egg yolk and ice cream make weirdly wonderful dessert

Contrary to what you might believe, egg is no stranger to many frozen desserts. But seriously, who would want to see egg in their ice cream anyway?