SAMUT PRAKARN

Located south of Bangkok, Samut Prakarn makes the perfect site for Suvarnabhumi International Airport, and the start and end of most vacations. The province itself is filled with attractions. Check out replicas of the significant tourist sites of Thailand at Ancient Siam, and on your way back to the city, don’t forget to bring home delicious Thai desserts from Bang Phli Floating Market.
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Suvarnabhumi Airport gets expanded to accommodate more passengers

Suvarnabhumi Airport gets expanded to accommodate more passengers

Airports of Thailand announced it has signed contracts with three companies to expand Suvarnabhumi International Airport to accomodate 60 million travelers per year.

Go away, traffic: BTS extension Bearing – Samutprakarn coming in 2018

Go away, traffic: BTS extension Bearing – Samutprakarn coming in 2018

The extension of the BTS Sukhumvit Line from Bearing station to Samutprakarn province is expected to be fully operational in 2018 — two years earlier than scheduled.

Shoppers fall into canal as wooden walkway in Bang Phli market collapses (VIDEO)

Shoppers fall into canal as wooden walkway in Bang Phli market collapses (VIDEO)

Dozens of shoppers landed in a meter-deep canal as a wooden walkway at the 100-year-old Bang Phli market in Samutprakarn collapsed yesterday.

Aung San Suu Kyi visits troubled diaspora in Thailand

Aung San Suu Kyi visits troubled diaspora in Thailand

Suu Kyi has arrived in Thailand today where she is expected to be welcomed warmly by her supporters who have sought work and sanctuary from the war in Myanmar.

Two men shot while eating at KFC Samut Prakarn

Two men shot while eating at KFC Samut Prakarn

Two young men were shot in a KFC restaurant in Bang Phli district around 4am today.

Big day: Surrogate baby Carmen flies home with gay couple

Big day: Surrogate baby Carmen flies home with gay couple

The same-sex parents who won custody of their daughter in a high-profile surrogacy case last month flew home with baby Carmen last night. 

Girl, 3, dies after driver left her in school van for 7 hours

Girl, 3, dies after driver left her in school van for 7 hours

A 3-year-old girl died in the outskirts of Bangkok yesterday after a driver forgot about her in a school van for over seven hours.

BKK Unseen: Escape urban sprawl to Bangkok’s Green Lung (VIDEO)

BKK Unseen: Escape urban sprawl to Bangkok’s Green Lung (VIDEO)

In the second episode of BKK Unseen, Coconuts TV gets away from the urban sprawl of Bangkok and visits the “Green Lung."

Day Tripper: Get some fresh air at Bangkok’s Green Lung

Day Tripper: Get some fresh air at Bangkok’s Green Lung

Nicknamed the Green Lung, the Bang Krachao green space in the outskirt district of Phra Pradaeng is an absolutely fantastic place within the city limits to explore.

New compact sleepbox service ‘Boxtel’ opens at Suvarnabhumi Airport

New compact sleepbox service ‘Boxtel’ opens at Suvarnabhumi Airport

The hourly sleepbox service “Boxtel” was launched recently at Suvarnabhumi Airport.