RATCHATHEWI

Located at the intersection of Petchburi Road and Phaya Thai Road, Ratchathewi offers a great place to take some iconic Bangkok photos. It also has large, exciting shopping destinations such as the MBK Center and Siam Discovery mall, world-class cultural destinations such as National Stadium and Bangkok Arts & Culture Center as well as hip eating and drinking for Thai university students, edgy expats, seasoned backpackers and neighborhood locals in the outdoor Cocowalk development.
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Coconuts Colloquiums are back in Bangkok on March 28! This time we’re discussing subscription businesses.

B-Story Cafe is a French gothic wonderland in Ratchathewi serving up kitschy-cute food and drinks

B-Story Cafe is a French gothic wonderland in Ratchathewi serving up kitschy-cute food and drinks

Know someone that would like a romantic and gothic French bistro-style restaurant filled with peaked windows, sunlight, old brick, and endless dried flowers? Going on a date that...

Woman falls onto BTS tracks, train stops just in time

Woman falls onto BTS tracks, train stops just in time

A woman fell onto the BTS tracks this morning, but the conductor of an oncoming train pulled the emergency brake just in time, saving the woman from being run over. At 8:15am, the...

Beautiful Bangkok: Smartphone photography exhibition shows city in its everyday glory

Beautiful Bangkok: Smartphone photography exhibition shows city in its everyday glory

Images of uniformed Thai students jumping with glee, angular perspectives on city construction sites, and cats studying birds outside a Bangkok alleyway home might do wonders to...

Calling all Potheads: Palm Pottery classes offer charming, laid-back way to socialize and get crafty

Calling all Potheads: Palm Pottery classes offer charming, laid-back way to socialize and get crafty

Though pottery classes may be common in some countries, they are still a bit unusual in Thailand — so when we heard about a new place in Ratchathewi offering social pottery...

Canadian suspect of Singapore bank robbery to be ‘sent abroad’: Thai police

Canadian suspect of Singapore bank robbery to be ‘sent abroad’: Thai police

A Canadian suspected of robbing a Singapore bank of THB782,000 will be sent abroad, but police did not say whether he would be sent to Singapore or Canada.

Young Canadian arrested in Bangkok hostel after robbing bank in Singapore

Young Canadian arrested in Bangkok hostel after robbing bank in Singapore

The Canadian man wanted in Singapore for allegedly robbing Standard Chartered Bank and walking away with SGD30,000 has been arrested in Bangkok.

Bus No. 536 breaks free from tow truck, slams into police booth on Petchburi

Bus No. 536 breaks free from tow truck, slams into police booth on Petchburi

A Euro bus No. 536 broke free from the tow truck that was pulling it this morning and slammed into a police booth on Petchburi Road. 

Banned from sidewalk, vendors set up food carts on street

Banned from sidewalk, vendors set up food carts on street

After City Hall evicted hundreds of street vendors in Pratunam area last month, a dozen reportedly occupied part of the road to set up their shops last night.

Transport official says he will investigate Airport Rail Link over stranded passengers

Transport official says he will investigate Airport Rail Link over stranded passengers

Some passengers fainted because the air ventilation system stopped working

Bangkokians forced to walk on Airport Rail Link track after train stopped working

Bangkokians forced to walk on Airport Rail Link track after train stopped working

Dozens of Bangkokians were forced to walk on the Airport Rail Link’s tracks this morning as they were evacuated from a train to another due to a power outage.