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Passengers of Singapore Airlines flight SQ321 from London to Singapore, which made an emergency landing in Bangkok, greet family members upon arrival at Changi Airport in Singapore on Wednesday.
May 22, 2024
‘It felt like we had crashed,’ a Singapore Air passenger says
With a good two hours left before Singapore Airlines flight SQ321 was due to touch down in Singapore, the plane was suddenly and forcefully shaken.
A Singapore Airlines plane. Thai media reports said there were 30 injuries, while Singapore Airlines did not specify how many people were injured.
May 21, 2024
One dead as Singapore Airlines plane makes emergency landing; 30 reported injured
It was not immediately clear at what point during the flight the injuries and death took place.
Visitors walk along the ground-level pathway at the newly expanded Benjakitti Park in central Bangkok, where trees and wetlands now thrive on the site of a former cigarette factory.
May 17, 2024
Big, smoggy Bangkok gets a badly needed breath of fresh air
In the heart of a megacity, an industrial site has been turned into an oasis for residents, as well as birds, bats and mosquito-eating dragonflies.
Projections consistently show that low-lying Bangkok risks being inundated by the ocean before the end of the century.
May 16, 2024
Climate change could force Thailand to relocate its capital, official warns
Projections consistently show that low-lying Bangkok risks being inundated by the ocean before the end of the century.
Marinos' Kota Watanabe jumps to kick the ball against United in the first leg of their Asian Champions League match in Bangkok on Wednesday.
Feb 15, 2024
Marinos settle for draw with Bangkok United in first leg of ACL last-16 matchup
Bangkok United, which fell behind 2-1 in the first half, equalized through an epic effort from Mahmoud Eid in added time at Thammasat Stadium in Bangkok.
AirJapan officials take part in a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Narita Airport in Chiba Prefecture on Friday,
Feb 9, 2024
ANA launches new medium-haul low-cost carrier targeting Asian tourists
All Nippon Airways said AirJapan will operate six round-trip flights per week between Narita Airport near Tokyo and Bangkok.
ANA Holdings is planning to launch a new service to and from Thailand under its low-cost-carrier brand AirJapan.
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 17, 2023
ANA eyes Southeast Asian market with new LCC brand AirJapan
A Narita-Bangkok route will start in February next year as the first AirJapan service, with six round-trip flights a week.
Japan Times
Apr 22, 2023
Thai authorities issue extreme heat warnings for dozens of provinces
Parts of Asia are reporting extreme heat this month, with record-breaking temperatures seen in some countries.
Japan Times
May 20, 2021
Japanese language opens doors for Thai students
Driven by a love of anime and manga, and enticed by employment opportunities, the number of people wanting to learn has risen.
Japan Times
Dec 25, 2020
'Like water eroding rocks': Thai protesters prepare for long fight
As they paraded through a Bangkok shopping mall in crop tops to mock Thailand's king, protesters made an incongruous sight among the festive decorations.
Japan Times
Oct 31, 2020
Thai students pose with dissidents in graduation protest
Some students at Thailand's Thammasat University posed with cardboard cutouts of well-known critics of the monarchy on Saturday in a protest as King Maha Vajiralongkorn was to present degrees amid growing calls for royal reform.
Japan Times
Oct 28, 2020
Focused on Thai king, protesters vow to persist even if PM quits
Even if Prayut Chan-ocha steps down, protesters say they aren't going anywhere until the political system engineered by the royalist elite is also gone.
Japan Times
Oct 17, 2020
Thailand steps up response as anti-government protests escalate
Protesters were forcibly dispersed and two of the movement's participants were charged with violating an obscure law against endangering the royal family.
Japan Times
Oct 16, 2020
Thai leaders have no easy options to end protests
In Thailand, crackdowns usually bring an end to street protests and life goes back to normal. But this time the Thai establishment has a bigger problem.
Japan Times
Oct 16, 2020
Thai protesters defy emergency decree and plan to keep gathering
Anti-government protesters plan to defy a ban on gatherings in Thailand’s capital for a third day and hold rallies across the nation, escalating a three-month old movement in support of monarchy reform and greater democracy.
Japan Times
Sep 18, 2020
Thai protesters critical of monarchy to stage largest event yet
Thai protest leaders are planning the biggest gathering since the 2014 military coup, as they seek to build momentum in monthslong demonstrations for greater democracy and reform of the country’s powerful monarchy.
Japan Times
Aug 20, 2020
Virus forces tourism rethink in Bangkok, the world's most visited city
A record 39.8 million foreign visitors visited Thailand last year, accounting for 11 percent of gross domestic product. This year, a maximum of 8 million are predicted.
Japan Times
Aug 17, 2020
Thousands protest in Bangkok against government and monarchy
The protests are breaking deeply entrenched taboos in Thailand, where openly criticizing the monarch can lead to long jail sentences and worse.
Japan Times
May 12, 2020
Plastic piles up in Thailand as virus fight sidelines pollution battle
Thailand began the year with a ban on single-use plastic bags that Bangkok office worker Nicha Singhanoi hoped would cut back the waste that puts her country among the world's top five choking the oceans with plastic.
Japan Times
Apr 29, 2020
Public suicide attempt highlights plight of millions of Thais waiting for virus aid
A woman who took rat poison this week outside Thailand's finance ministry over the slow rollout of aid during the coronavirus lockdown was promised on Tuesday she would get her money soon. For millions of other Thais, the waiting continues.


Akiko Trush says her experience with the neurological disorder dystonia left her feeling like she wanted to chop her own hand off.
The neurological disorder that 'kills culture'