Cheap ‘cop’ driving Mercedes escapes without paying for gas (VIDEO)

The Metropolitan Police Bureau is investigating viral videos of a Mercedes driver who filled up his tank at a gas station in Chachoengsao province then took off without paying on Wednesday night. The man was reportedly wearing an outfit resembling a police uniform Police spokesman Songphol Wattanachai said the police are tracking down the Mercedes-driving

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Life’s a beach: Discover your dream home on the shores of Pattaya

After one death, owner of fallen tree in Chitlom to be prosecuted

The police will summon the owner of a fallen banyan tree on Soi Chitlom to face criminal charges after the tree’s collapse killed a motorcyclist as they were stopped at a red...

After one death, owner of fallen tree in Chitlom to be prosecuted

Thai lotuses bloom for the first time in ten years

For the first time in a decade a Thai lake has given up its dazzling secret — the pink blooms of tens of thousands of lotuses. The sea of color in Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park...

Thai lotuses bloom for the first time in ten years

Choked by traffic, Bangkok revs up to beat air pollution

There are two pictures Thai air pollution expert Supat Wangwongwatana likes to show whenever he talks about Bangkok’s transition, in a little over a decade, from a city...

Choked by traffic, Bangkok revs up to beat air pollution

Samui Sea Sewage: Island residents lose business due to stinky, filthy black water beach (PHOTOS)

Thais that live and work in the Mae Nam section of Koh Samui have called in reporters to photograph their nasty beach in hopes of getting the attention of the government, who they...

Samui Sea Sewage: Island residents lose business due to stinky, filthy black water beach (PHOTOS)

UPDATE: More info emerges about viral pics of road-fixing farang in Phuket

More details have come to light about the viral photos and video of this foreigner filling up potholes on a Phuket road taken over the weekend. The foreign man gained high praise...

UPDATE: More info emerges about viral pics of road-fixing farang in Phuket

Wildlife experts fear for future of slow loris as Phuket habitats diminish

A slow loris that wandered into a resident’s house in central Phuket on Friday night has been handed over to wildlife officials for care and protection. The resident called...

Wildlife experts fear for future of slow loris as Phuket habitats diminish

World Bank’s medicine for Thailand: more jobs, green protection

Thailand needs to rein in rapid depletion of its natural resources, create more and better jobs, and provide support to millions of the poorest if it is to achieve green growth...

World Bank’s medicine for Thailand: more jobs, green protection

Russian woman could face THB100,000 fine after caught feeding fish in sea

A 53-year-old female Russian tourist has been arrested after being caught giving bread to fish at Phuket’s Koh Racha Yai yesterday. On Sunday afternoon, while officers from the...

Russian woman could face THB100,000 fine after caught feeding fish in sea

Critically endangered jungle cat seen in Chiang Mai sanctuary

A rare species of wild cat has been proven to still exist in a wildlife sanctuary in Northern Thailand, where the beautiful creature was captured by an unmanned camera. Parinya...

Critically endangered jungle cat seen in Chiang Mai sanctuary

Coconuts Bangkok Environment

Whether it be reporting on ocean pollution, massive cleanup efforts or the latest technology in biodegradable packaging, Coconuts Bangkok loves the environment and is excited to share the latest developments with readers. Our passionate environmental coverage is a hallmark of the Coconuts mission. One thing that’s really environmentally friendly? Drinking a fresh, juicy coconuts.