Bangkok

Bangkok (English pronunciation: /ˈbæŋkɒk/) is the capital and most populous city of Thailand. It is known in Thai as Krung Thep Maha Nakhon (กรุงเทพมหานคร, pronounced  [krūŋ tʰêːp mahǎː nákʰɔ̄ːn]) 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 8 million, or 12.6 percent of the country's population. Over 14 million people (22.2 percent) live within the surrounding Bangkok Metropolitan Region, making Bangkok an extreme primate city, dwarfing Thailand's other urban centres in terms of importance.

Bangkok traces its roots to a small trading post during the Ayutthaya Kingdom in the 15th century, which eventually grew in size and became the site of two capital cities: Thonburi in 1768 and Rattanakosin in 1782. Bangkok was at the heart of Siam's (as Thailand used to be known) modernization, during the later 19th century, as the country faced pressures from the West. The city was the centre of Thailand's political struggles, throughout the 20th century, as the country abolished absolute monarchy, adopted constitutional rule and underwent numerous coups and several uprisings. The city grew rapidly during the 1960s through the 1980s and now exerts a significant impact among Thailand's politics, economy, education, media and modern society.

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People are travelling to Thailand for its spas. Here's where you should go

Independent online (SA) 22 Oct 2021
View this post on Instagram. A post shared by Oasis Spa Thailand (@oasisspathailand). Boasting day spas in 4 locations, including Chiang Mai, Bangkok, Phuket and Pattaya, Oasis Spa offers spa packages ranging from 2 hours or more ... View this post on Instagram. A post shared by NuiPannamon (@nuipannamon) ... View this post on Instagram....
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Russell Crowe catches up with Zac Efron in Thailand as they prepare to film The ...

The Daily Mail 21 Oct 2021
And fans in Bangkok spotted the Australian actor on Thursday as he roamed the streets of the city with his co-star Zac Efron ... Fans in Bangkok spotted the actors on Thursday as they roamed the streets of the city ... Both Efron and Crowe have taken to social media in recent days to share photos from Bangkok as they eat local delicacies....
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Who is Ryan on The Bachelorette? What to know about the environmental consultant and where ...

m&c 19 Oct 2021
Ryan Fox makes his debut on The Bachelorette Season 18. Pic credit. ABC ... Who is Ryan Fox? ... Ryan also seems to be well-traveled and documented his trips to Bangkok, Thailand and London among others. View this post on Instagram. A post shared by Ryan Fox (@ryanmichaelfox) ... View this post on Instagram. A post shared by Ryan Fox (@ryanmichaelfox) ... ....
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World lifting COVID restrictions: 100% capacity in Saudi Arabia from October 17

Gulf News 17 Oct 2021
1 of 18. UAE. The Emirates has led the world’s post-COVID reopening ... Here’s our quick guide ... 2 of 18. SAUDI ARABIA ... From October 16, 2021, Bangkok has lifted more COVID-19 restrictions ... Most of the cases are in Bangkok and the country’s south, Bangkok Post reported. File photo shows mask-wearing pupils catching up with friends at one Bangkok high school ... ....
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Thai tourism jobs lose shine for some even amid rebound

Straits Times 16 Oct 2021
"The structure of Thai tourism has leaned towards the international market for too long, and this has proved difficult to change," Tourism Authority of Thailand governor Yuthasak Supasorn told the Bangkok Post in May ... While the capital Bangkok has fully vaccinated more than 65 per ......
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SAS Australia winner Sam Burgess is seen for the first time in Bangkok after joining ...

The Daily Mail 15 Oct 2021
Crowe, 57, posted several photos on Twitter on Thursday from Bangkok, Thailand, where he is believed to be shooting a movie called The Greatest Beer Run Ever ... Crowe, 57, posted several photos on Twitter on Thursday from Bangkok, Thailand, where he is believed to be shooting a movie called The Greatest Beer Run Ever....
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Worker shortages across Vietnam, Malaysia, and Thailand may lead to big delays in holiday shipping ...

Business Insider 15 Oct 2021
Workers working at a garment factory in Vietnam ... Workers harvesting palm oil fruits in Malaysia ... And Myanmar's military coup earlier this year has injected uncertainty and caused delays in work permit renewals, reported the Bangkok Post ... The Thai labor ministry is looking to fill these positions with local workers, reported Bangkok Post ... .......
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Documentary ‘The Rescue’ goes beyond heroic feat

Daily Advance 15 Oct 2021
We all followed the headlines. “The Great Escape” proclaimed the Canberry Times. “All Wild Boars Saved” said the Bangkok Post. “Hooyah! Mission Accomplished” blared The Nation. CNN reported “They’re All Out.”. The media was abuzz about the heroic rescue of 12 young boys and their soccer coach from a cave in Thailand ... Getting this film made wasn’t easy ... ....
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'The Rescue' examines most perilous rescue in modern times

Reflector 15 Oct 2021
We all followed the headlines. “The Great Escape” proclaimed the Canberry Times. “All Wild Boars Saved” said the Bangkok Post. “Hooyah! Mission Accomplished” blared The Nation. CNN reported “They’re All Out.”. The media was abuzz about the heroic rescue of 12 young boys and their soccer coach from a cave in Thailand ... Getting this film made wasn’t easy ... ....
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Full Scale US-Thai Military Drills to Be Conducted Next Year - US Military

Urdu Point 14 Oct 2021
The United States hopes that Thai-American international military drills Cobra Gold, the largest joint annual exercises in Southeast Asia, will be held full-scale in 2022 after being downgraded due to the pandemic, head of US Indo-Pacific Command Admiral John Aquilino said in an interview with the Bangkok Post newspaper on Thursday....
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Full-Scale US-Thai Military Drills to Be Conducted Next Year, US Military Says

Sputnik 14 Oct 2021
... said in an interview with the Bangkok Post newspaper on Thursday....
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China makes right move on trade bloc

China Daily 13 Oct 2021
Developing countries would benefit from a rules-based international order that assists post-pandemic economic recovery ... Given that countries are slowly coming out of the lockdowns and resuming international travel to kick-start post-pandemic economic recovery, it is important to support China's application to join the CPTPP....
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