Freeing cobras at CentralWorld was man’s latest mall outburst (Video)

Last night’s bizarre, serpentine spectacle in front of a Bangkok shopping mall was just the latest in a series of similar incidents involving a volatile man now in protective custody. The man, who stopped his Mercedes-Benz in front of CentralWorld to menace onlookers with two cobras and one large knife, was spotted causing similar disturbances ...

Chaos at CentralWorld as man with knife releases snakes

Chaos at CentralWorld as man with knife releases snakes

A chaotic scene involving a man, at least two snakes and possible self-harm was playing out in front of the CentralWorld shopping mall early this evening. An unidentified man...

American wanted for drunk speedboat joyride busted at Bangkok airport

American wanted for drunk speedboat joyride busted at Bangkok airport

An American tourist accused of drunkenly stealing a speedboat from a Koh Phi Phi pier and causing a small fortune’s worth of damage was in custody today and on his way back to...

Heat stroke sends Thai net into meme meltdown

Heat stroke sends Thai net into meme meltdown

The mercury keeps rising in Thailand, causing the first reported heat stroke death occurring yesterday in Buriram province. With every day feeling hotter than the last, the...

Bangkok Roads to Close Today for 5-Religion Ceremony

Bangkok Roads to Close Today for 5-Religion Ceremony

Three roads in Bangkok’s old quarter will close later today to accommodate a government-organized religious ceremony. From 6pm to around 10pm, Ratchadamnoen Nok, Sri Ayutthaya...

Thailand wants to pay travelers going off the beaten path

Thailand wants to pay travelers going off the beaten path

Thailand’s government bean counters have a novel idea for boosting tourism to the kingdom’s less-visited locales: Give people money. A campaign that would gift eligible...

RIP Pets: Dreadful heat killing Bangkok’s cutest, vulnerable residents

RIP Pets: Dreadful heat killing Bangkok’s cutest, vulnerable residents

The brutal heat isn’t just tormenting the humans of Thailand but their beloved pets as well. Famed rocker Athiwara “Toon Bodyslam” Khongmalai, whose dog Somkid died...

Thai junta leader ‘shocked’ over Sri Lanka terror attacks

Thai junta leader ‘shocked’ over Sri Lanka terror attacks

Gen. Prayuth Chan-o-cha, prime minister and junta leader, expressed “deep shock and sorrow” over the hundreds of people killed by terrorists Sunday in Sri Lanka. Expressed his...

Blackout plunges Bangkok into sweaty, sleepless night

Blackout plunges Bangkok into sweaty, sleepless night

The Thrones were watched, the kitties tucked in and all that was left for Bangkok was a good night’s sleep. But it wasn’t meant to be. Many Bangkokians were left sweating it...

Animal group defends Bangkok cat cafe where sick, dead cats found

Animal group defends Bangkok cat cafe where sick, dead cats found

Less than a week after 38 cats were rescued from a shuttered Bangkok cat cafe, an animal rights group says there is a surprising twist to the tale – the rescuers were the real...


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