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Protests move to Pathumwan police station, tear gas fired

Police fired tear gas as protesters rallied outside Pathumwan police station in Bangkok after some were arrested during a rally at Pathumwan intersection. The demonstrators gathered outside the police station after marching from the rally at the downtown intersection in the biggest pro-democracy rally this year so far. Full story: Bangkok Post BANGKOK POST ONLINE […]Read More


Four Ratsadon key members detained, rally called

A number of Ratsadon protesters have gathered at Pathumwan intersection in Bangkok after the Criminal Court denied bail for four of their key members who faced royal insult charges. Public prosecutors on Tuesday charged Anon Nampa, Parit “Penguin” Chiwarak, Somyot Prueksakasemsuk and Patiwat “Mor Lam Bank” Saraiyaem with lese majeste (Section 112 of the Criminal […]Read More


Gunman surrenders after five-hour standoff in Bangkok

A man who fired dozens of shots this morning in Bangkok’s sportswear centre surrendered to the police at about 11am after a 5 hour standoff. The identity of the gunman and the motive behind his actions were not known at the time of this report, but police said that no one was killed or injured. […]Read More


Police Ready to Handle Future Forward Party’s Rally in Pathumwan

BANGKOK, Dec 14 (TNA) – About 150 policemen were mobilized to cope with the rally that Future Forward Party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit planned at Pathumwan intersection on Saturday evening. Participants have been warned to obey rules and protect others’ rights. Pol Col Krisana Patanacharoen, deputy spokesman of the Royal Thai Police Office, said the Metropolitan […]Read More


Man falls to his death at Bangkok’s CentralWorld

A man, 55, fell to his death from the seventh to the third floor of CentralWorld shopping centre in Bangkok’s Pathumwan district at about noon on Tuesday. Police at the Pathumwan station were informed of the incident at about 12.30pm. A video clip showed the injured man lying on the floor and staff setting up […]Read More


CentralWorld Fire Kills 2, Injures 17

BANGKOK, April 11 (TNA) – The fire at the CentralWorld shopping center in Bangkok’s Pathumwan district Wednesday evening killed two people and injured 17 others. Officials are investigating the source and cause of the blaze. Police at the Pathumwan station were informed of the incident at 5.30pm on Wednesday. About 10 fire engines were deployed […]Read More


Two Hungarians killed and a Japanese seriously injured in fatal

Two Hungarians were killed and a Japanese seriously injured in a road accident involving a passenger van and a big bike on Rajdamri Road in Pathumwan district of Bangkok late Monday night. The van driver, 57-year-old Permsak Yainoi, who escaped injury reportedly told Lumpini police that he was driving his Japanese boss, 36-year-old Tatsiro Takaoka, […]Read More