Bangkok

Special administrative area in Thailand

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Bangkok is the capital and most populous city of Thailand. It is known in Thai as Krung Thep Maha Nakhon or simply Krung Thep. The city occupies 1,568.7 square kilometres (605.7 sq mi) in the Chao Phraya River delta in central Thailand, and has a population of over eight million, or 12.6 percent of the country's population. Over fourteen million people lived within the surrounding Bangkok Metropolitan Region at the 2010 census, making Bangkok the nation's primate city, significantly dwarfing Thailand's other urban centres in terms of importance.

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BANGKOK--The Thai navy on Saturday boarded the floating cabin of a fugitive U.S. citizen and his Thai girlfriend, both prominent members of the "seasteading"..
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Two Australian cave divers who were instrumental in the rescue last year of 12 Thai boys and their soccer coach from a flooded cave received on Friday a royal..
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A traffic ticket in Bangkok led this entrepreneur to create a slim-fit men's shirt unlike any other button down on the market
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Thailand's 86-year-old Queen Mother Sirikit is being treated for a fever at a Bangkok hospital, the Royal Household Bureau said in a statement on Wednesday.
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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