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Bangkok’s New Chinatown: A Mixed Blessing for Huai Khwang District

The Huai Khwang district in Bangkok has witnessed a growing parallel Chinese society, as more Chinese expats have settled in the area. Dubbed the second Yaowarat or Bangkok’s new Chinatown, Huai Khwang saw a temporary exodus of Chinese vendors during the pandemic. However, with the Chinese government reopening its borders in January, investors have returned to the district, bringing life back to Pracharat Bamphen Road and the surrounding area.

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Streamlining Filming Permits in Bangkok

Bangkok Governor Chadchart Sittipunt has instructed all district offices in the city and the City Law Enforcement Department to expedite the processing of foreign film shoot applications. He has specified that applications for shoots in public spaces should be processed within three days, while those for public parks should be processed in seven days.

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Drug Party Raid in Bangkok Leads to Arrest of Foreign Nationals

On a recent Friday afternoon, a group of nine foreign nationals was arrested in a raid conducted by the Bang Chan police at a luxury house located in Saphan Sung district of Bangkok. The raid was led by Pol Col Siwat Sriwichai, the chief of Bang Chan police, and was carried out in response to complaints from residents living in the Life Bangkok Boulevard housing estate in the Thab Chang area.

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Bangkok Airways Samui Half Marathon 2023: Route Announcement

Prepare your running shoes for the upcoming Bangkok Airways Samui Half Marathon on Sunday, June 11, 2023. This muchanticipated race will take place from 05:0009:00 am, with participants sharing the road with vehicles and motorcycles. To ensure safety, please avoid parking along the race route and drive cautiously during the event. This article will guide you through the detailed route for each race category.

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Koh Samui Municipality and Bangkok Airways Collaborate on Mangrove Planting Initiative

Koh Samui Municipality, in collaboration with Bangkok Airways, organized an ecofriendly event called “Conserving the Earth, Planting Mangrove Forests with Bangkok Airways.” This initiative took place on May 24, 2023, at 9:30 a.m. in the Ban Bang Rak Community, Village No. 4, Bophut Subdistrict, Koh Samui District, Surat Thani Province. The event aimed to engage various stakeholders in efforts to preserve and restore mangrove forests and improve environmental awareness within the community.

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