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House raided in Bangkok after ‘pretty’ party death

Police raided a house in Chatuchak district of Bangkok on Friday as part of their investigation into the death on Tuesday of a model hired as a hostess along with several other women at the residence on Monday. The four-storey house was surrounded by an unusually high wall, about 2.5 metres, with security cameras installed […]Read More

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Fire Ravages TMB Bank Branch

BANGKOK — Bank employees returned to work Tuesday after a long weekend to find their Chatuchak office on fire. A Bang Khen branch of TMB Bank caught fire at about 7am on Phahonyothin Road due to a short circuit. Employees and customers escaped unscathed. Full story: khaosodenglish.com By Asaree Thaitrakulpanich Khaosod EnglishRead More

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Huge railway beam falls off lorry onto Bangkok road

A massive concrete beam weighing about 40 tonnes fell off a lorry on inbound Vibhavadi Rangsit Road in Chatuchak district on Monday morning, causing widespread congestion in the area as workers prepared to remove the fallen beam. No injuries were reported. Full story: Bangkok Post BANGKOK POST ONLINE REPORTERSRead More

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Electrical Fire Near Central Ladprao Leaves 2 Hospitalized

BANGKOK — A tangle of overhead utility cables caught fire near a Bangkok shopping mall early Wednesday morning, sparking a blaze that injured two people. Police said the fire broke out at about 1am across from the Central Plaza Lardprao, which spread to two nearby photo shops. Firefighters were able to bring the Chatuchak district […]Read More

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Woman with mental illness killed by train in Bangkok

A woman with mental illness was hit and killed by a passenger train in Bangkok’s Chatuchak district late on Monday night, police said. The Prachachuen police station was alerted to the accident at 11.40pm and sent police officers and Potektueng Foundation rescue workers to the scene, which was about 50 metres from Wat Samian Naree. […]Read More

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Officials seize decorative corals in raids at Chatuchak area

Police and officials from the national parks, fisheries and marine resources departments seized a substantial haul of decorative corals and coralline algae in raids of several shops in Chatuchak area on Tuesday. Mr Nuwat Leelatapa, a member of the Yiew Dong task force of the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation, said the […]Read More

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Bangkok: Man found hanged in Bang Khen

A man was found hanging from a tree beside a railway track near Bang Khen railway station in Bangkok on Thursday. Prachachuen police were informed at 11am that a man was spotted hanging in a tree in Bangkok’s Chatuchak district. Full story: The Nation By The NationRead More

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Woman hangs self after making group video call to say

A woman made a video call to her Line group of friends to say goodbye and then hanged herself at her Bangkok rented room early on Friday, police said. Friends alerted police, who rushed to the rented room on Soi Phaholyothin 36 in Bangkok’s Chatuchak district at 2am but were too late to save Wannaporn […]Read More