WANG THONGLANG

When your friends say they live “in Lat Phrao,” they probably mean Wang Thonglang, where the major portion of the long Lat Phrao Road stretches across the district. Wang Thonglang is a large residential area of Thai families who have been living there for generations. Chokchai 4 Market is a great place to sample street food and observe local life.
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App dating gone wrong: Ladyboy student attacked by WeChat man she turned down

App dating gone wrong: Ladyboy student attacked by WeChat man she turned down

A transgender university student was brutally attacked and robbed near Chok Chai 4 Market in Bangkok this week by a man she met on WeChat app who “didn’t look like his...

Bangkok hospital delivers baby cupids on Valentine’s Day (PHOTOS)

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Crazy ‘cat gent’ arrested for killing nine cats he adopted

Crazy ‘cat gent’ arrested for killing nine cats he adopted

A man that is quickly emerging as Bangkok's crazy “cat gentleman” was arrested yesterday for killing at least nine cats he adopted via Facebook.

Sick Bangkok couple adopt dozens of cats online, allegedly kill them all

Sick Bangkok couple adopt dozens of cats online, allegedly kill them all

Animal activists have made a plea to police to prosecute a couple in Bangkok after they adopted dozens of catsand are believed to have killed all of them.

Seven teens who allegedly took part in killing disabled man, escape first-degree murder charges

Seven teens who allegedly took part in killing disabled man, escape first-degree murder charges

Six young men and a female friend, who allegedly took part in killing a disabled man in May, will not face a premeditated murder charge, as petitioned by the victim's family.