PRACHUAP KHIRI KHAN — Residents and businesspeople from Thailand and Myanmar converged on Singkhorn Pass on Saturday to celebrate its upgrade to a border crossing that will be open seven days a week.
PARIS - Paris's iconic Eiffel Tower was shut to tourists for several hours on Friday as staff walked off the job to protest a surge in gangs of pickpockets roaming around the monument.
SHANGHAI - The Walt Disney Co opened its first Chinese retail store on Wednesday, before the launch of its first mainland theme park, as it seeks to sell Mickey Mouse and friends to the Asian giant's middle classes.
No trip to the Netherlands is complete without a visit to the tulip fields. And the best place for tulips is Keukenhof, one of the most beautiful spring gardens in the world. It happens that the park, which is located in Lisse, a small village southwest of Amsterdam, is open only from mid-March to mid-May every year. So the good news is you have almost one whole year to plan if you wish to visit this special place during next year’s long Songkran holiday.
Although Myanmar has opened itself up to tourism for almost two decades, the old capital city Yangon and its suburbs can still boast largely unexplored Buddhist art and culture.
The “Good Quality Fruits and Vegetables Fair" will take place at Khlong Phadung Krung Kasem Market near Makhawan Rangsan Bridge on Ratchadamnoen Avenue until the end of the month.
The Bangkok Metropolitan Police Bureau has launched the "Police I Lert U" app allowing users to quickly contact policemen when they need help.
Because of the nature of my job, I get to stay at many fancy hotels. Alone. And often on weekends when most people spend time with their families. Trust me, there's a huge difference between work and holidays. But during my recent visit to The Sarojin located on the aptly called White Sand Beach near Khao Lak, Phangnga, I had company: my bike.
TOKYO — The operator of the Disney theme parks in Japan will open a new attraction featuring the Disney/Pixar "Finding Nemo" animated film series at the Tokyo DisneySea Park in spring 2017.
SYDNEY - An Australian museum has defended an artist who suggested that teenagers be given marijuana to unlock their potential, describing the proposal as "brave and creative".