PHROM PHONG

From high-end malls to secondhand bookstores, Phrom Phong is the center of life in Bangkok for Japanese expats, high-end shoppers and international foodies. The leafy side sois in the neighborhood offer respite from the city’s sun as well as spacious condos, luxurious spas and local newspapers printed exclusively in Japanese. The Sukhumvit part of the neighborhood boasts Emporium and Emquartier luxury malls.
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An Australian man with a lengthy criminal record, who was wanted in Queensland in connection with a twisted kidnapping incident, has been arrested in Bangkok.

Wiped out by financial problems, Flow House beach club to close after 4 years

Wiped out by financial problems, Flow House beach club to close after 4 years

After 4 years in business, Flow House Bangkok is closing on Nov. 27.

Emquartier Drive-through? Honda slams into hi-so mall’s food court

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Were they shooting the sequel to Fast and Furious 8 in downtown Bangkok last night? Nope, it was just one motorist driving straight into the food court at Emquartier shopping...

Vegan restaurant Rasayana Retreat likes it raw

Vegan restaurant Rasayana Retreat likes it raw

“Raw vegan” is as straightforward as it sounds. The food is vegan, meaning it contains absolutely no animal products and most of the dishes are served cold.

Fire broke out in Emporium’s parking lot, no injuries

Fire broke out in Emporium’s parking lot, no injuries

A fire broke out inside the parking lot of Emporium shopping mall at 9am today. No casualties were reported.

Tops Sukhumvit 33 closed after rat roams free on donut shelves (VIDEO)

Tops Sukhumvit 33 closed after rat roams free on donut shelves (VIDEO)

Tops supermarket at Sukhumvit soi 33 will be closed for two days  after someone captured a video of a rat roaming free in its bakery section yesterday.

Get your kicks at Paintbar x Kraftka’s Sneaker Painting Party

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D’ark shows there is more to brunch than eggs benedict

D’ark shows there is more to brunch than eggs benedict

With the basics — eggs, ham, sausages, and hash brown — D’Ark manages to whip up a good number of unique dishes that will make you want to skip your cereal.

Suvarnabhumi taxi driver returns THB90,000 cash to Hong Kong man

Suvarnabhumi taxi driver returns THB90,000 cash to Hong Kong man

Here is a story about an honest taxi driver that reminds us there are still some kind-hearted cabbies in Bangkok

Soi 26 bunnies: Disappearance of local rabbits has neighborhood talking

Soi 26 bunnies: Disappearance of local rabbits has neighborhood talking

Is your daily walk through Phrom Phong feeling slightly shy of it’s usual dose of bunny ears and cottontails?