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  1. Post your commentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 20 | Bangkok Post

    On Saturday and Sunday, the "Stepping Back To Canals" event will take place from 2.30-9pm at Wat Nang Ratchaworawihan in Chom Thong district, Bangkok, as part of the 250th anniversary of Thon Buri celebrations. On Saturday, visitors can attend the "Background And Way Of Life Of Waterside Villagers In Thon Buri" exhibition before watching the dance by local kindergarten students from 4-4.30pm, joining the opening ceremony from 4.30-4.40pm and watching Wat Nang School students' staged play in honour of King Taksin the Great from 4.40-5.10pm.

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  2. Where history livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 19 | Bangkok Post

    Locals in Bang Kradi join tak bat dok mai to mark the end of Buddhist Lent last October. Karnjana Karnjanatawe Water drifts slowly, like time itself, through the Sanam Chai canal in the Bang Kradi community at the southern tip of Bangkok.

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  3. New focus on Thon BuriRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 16 | Bangkok Post

    The condominium market is becoming more lively - and more expensive - as mass transit expands farther west across the Chao Phraya River west side story: A train stops at the new Pho Nimit skytrain station on Ratchaphruek Road. Photo: Pawat Laopaisarntaksin The western part of Bangkok, which most people refer to as the Thon Buri side of the Chao Phraya River, has seen only a few large-scale infrastructure development projects and limited major investment by the private sector compared with the eastern or Phra Nakhon side of Bangkok.

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  4. Banging the drum for the Bang Mot orangesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 8 | Bangkok Post

    Kallaya Thongniem is one of the locals who decided to preserve the Bang Mot orange orchards they inherited from past generations. Anyone who has tried a Bang Mot orange is unlikely to forget its distinctive sweet-sour taste that literally drips with flavour.

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  5. Supalai pins hopes on improving economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 5 | Bangkok Post

    Supalai Premier Charoen Nakhon is one of three condominiums Supalai will launch this month. The 2.8-billion-baht project will occupy more than five rai of Lat Ya Road in Khlong San district.

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  6. Police seize 20 motorcycles from street racing suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 3 | The Nation

    Police rounded up 20 alleged street racing youths on Kanchanapisek Road in Bangkok's Bang Bon district early Sunday morning. At 3.30am, police led by Bang Khun Thien traffic inspector Pol Lt-Colonel Wasu Noicharoen arrested 19 males and one female aged 18-22 and seized their 12 motorcycles on suspicion of street racing.

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  7. Snapping at the heels of social justiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2017 | Bangkok Post

    Bangkok municipal officers warn a motorcyclist not to misuse public space by riding along a pedestrian footpath in front of Soi Intarapitak 1 in Thon Buri district.a < City Hall is ushering in a culture of whistle-blowing by offering cash incentives for informing on those who violate public spaces -- for example, motorcyclists who tear along pavements -- but fears are mounting it may promote vigilantism and could spark violent confrontations. on Aug 11, promises those who report violations on pavements, ditches, canals, rivers and other public areas 50% of the fines meted out.

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  8. Stupefied by stupa workRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | Bangkok Post

    The public has been in uproar for more than a week over the restoration of stupas at the iconic Temple of Dawn, a national heritage and landmark tourist destination of the capital. Critics have lashed out at the restoration work, a five-year effort that kicked off in 2013, alleging that it is not up to standard and is a disgrace to national pride.

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  9. Quartet of factors to boost housing growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | Bangkok Post

    Visitors browse deals on second-hand houses offered at the Home Buyers' Expo 2017. The event runs through Sunday at Queen Sirikit National Convention Center.

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  10. Stage open for Miss & Mister Deaf Thailand contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2017 | The Star Online

    Bangkok: The search is on for young Thais to follow in the footsteps of Chutima "Namwan" Netsuriwong, who last month in Prague became the first contestant from Thailand to be crowned Miss Deaf World. The Promotion and Development of the Arts Thai Deaf Club will on Aug 15 begin accepting applications from young hearing-impaired people with acting talent for the Miss & Mister Deaf Thailand contest.

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  11. Stage is open for 'Miss & Mister Deaf Thailand'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2017 | The Nation

    The search is on for young Thais to follow in the footsteps of Chutima "Namwan" Netsuriwong, who last month in Prague became the first contestant from this nation to be crowned Miss Deaf World. The Promotion and Development of the Arts Thai Deaf Club will on August 15 begin accepting applications from young hearing-impaired people with The two winners will represent Thailand in the Miss & Mister Deaf World competition and the runner-up couple will go on to compete for Miss & Mister Deaf International.

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  12. Stage is open for 'Miss & Mister Deaf Thailand'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | The Nation

    The search is on for young Thais to follow in the footsteps of Chutima "Namwan" Netsuriwong, who last month in Prague became the first Thai to be crowned Miss Deaf World. The Promotion and Development of the Arts Thai Deaf Club will on August 15 begin accepting applications from young hearing-impaired people with acting talent for the Miss & Mister Deaf Thailand contest.

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  13. Flower market gets a fresh startRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2017 | Bangkok Post

    The newly-opened Flower Market Thailand in Thon Buri has opened but it still is far from being a replacement for Pak Klong Talad, Bangkok's iconic flower market This is a long excerpt from a story in today's Lifestyle section. You can read the full story here: ," says Sookjai, a fruit vendor who just recently decided to move to the new Thon Buri flower market.

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  14. UprootedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2017 | Bangkok Post

    Pak Klong Talad, Bangkok's iconic flower market, is getting a fresh start in a new location, after vendors were swept off the old-town pavements last year. "Situated only 7km from the old market site," boasts the campaign to promote the new Flower Market Thailand, a 50 rai covered marketplace on Charansanitwong-Kanchanapisek Road, on the Thon Buri side of the river.

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  15. Post your commentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2017 | Bangkok Post

    Pak Klong Talad, Bangkok's iconic flower market, is getting a fresh start in a new location, after vendors were swept off the old-town pavements last year. "Situated only 7km from the old market site," boasts the campaign to promote the new Flower Market Thailand, a 50 rai covered marketplace on Charansanitwong-Kanchanapisek Road, on the Thon Buri side of the river.

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  16. Thon Buri prison chosen to pilot new inmate rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2017 | The Nation

    THAILAND is the first country in the world to embrace the United Nations' Nelson Mandela Rules to improve the quality of life of prisoners, with Thon Buri Remand Prison chosen as the pilot prison. The Corrections Department and Thailand Institute of Justice launched the one-year pilot project at the remand prison in Bangkok's Bang Bon district on Tuesday.

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  17. Game of bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | Bangkok Post

    Instead of simply proceeding with plans to make Bangkok a pedestrian- and cyclist-friendly city, the BMA has turned the conversation into a debate over this proposed bridge. I've always dreamed of a pedestrian- and cyclist-friendly Bangkok, but it seems when the City Hall initiates projects to promote such anecofriendly lifestyle, they tend to turn my dreams into nightmares.

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  18. A bridge too bizarreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | Bangkok Post

    A Bangkok Metropolitan Administration plan to build a pedestrian bridge that that will link Bangkok's Tha Phra Chan and Wang Lang area on the Thon Buri side has drawn heavy criticism and strong opposition. The criticism comes from academics who question the cost-effectiveness of the bridge that will cost taxpayers about 1.7 billion baht.

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  19. Tales of two templesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | Bangkok Post

    It is beyond many people's expectations to see a forest monastery in the heart of Thon Buri, the west quarter of Bangkok. Wat Pa Choeng Lane is nestled amid tropical trees in a secluded area accessible on foot or by boat by the Chak Phra Canal.

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  20. Time to ease 'I'm the boss' attitudeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | Bangkok Post

    Various designs for the proposed Bangkok 'Observatory' have been seen for months, such as this mockup posted last year at Skyscraper City's website. Waking up on Tuesday for most Thais was just another day but by evening there was a whole lot of social media buzz on a decision by the cabinet passed earlier in the day -- the decision to build a Bangkok Observatory.

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