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Coronavirus Forces Tourism Rethink In World’s Most Visited City

Coronavirus Forces Tourism Rethink In World’s Most Visited City

Bangkok tourist destination Khao San Road is usually heaving with people on weekends, its cheap beer bars, tattoo parlours, street vendors, hostels and buzzing nightlife drawing budget travellers and tour group alike. On a recent Saturday evening, the street was deserted except for a few dozen locals who wandered past boarded up shops, ignoring restaurant […]

Masks And Bikinis As Bangkok Sex Districts Reopen With New Rules

Masks And Bikinis As Bangkok Sex Districts Reopen With New Rules

With performers wearing facemasks as well as bikinis, Bangkok’s red-light districts reopened on Wednesday after more than three months of the shutdown to stop the spread of coronavirus. Bars, karaoke venues and massage parlours were in the latest category of businesses allowed to reopen – with conditions – now that Thailand has gone 37 days […]

Meet The 24-year-old Who Helped Build Bangkok’s First Coronavirus Tracker

Meet  The 24-year-old Who Helped Build Bangkok’s First Coronavirus Tracker

From deploying drones and fire trucks to banging utensils and blaring loud music, India is experimenting with ways to battle a new wave of locust attacks that have alarmed farmers. Millions of locusts have engulfed India’s seven heartland states, including the western desert of Rajasthan, and threaten vegetable and pulse crops such as lentils and beans. […]