Mon, 11 Dec 2017 01:00
Thanathip and Nond win River Kwai Half Marathon
Thanathip Dichim and Thai-Mon Nond reigned supreme on the men’s and women’s categories of the FB Battery River Kwai Half Marathon Thailand Championship in Kanchanaburi on Sunday.
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 12:27
New River Kwai light-and-sound show celebrates Thai war hero
The newest riverside light-and-sound show in Kanchanaburi and latest in a series of big year-end tourism money-makers celebrates the life of local World War II hero Boonpong Sirivejjabhandu.
Fri, 10 Nov 2017 06:00
River Kwai Bridge Week and Kanchanaburi Red Cross Fair 2017
History buffs shouldn't miss the annual River Kwai Bridge Week in Kanchanaburi this month
Wed, 01 Nov 2017 01:00
Pampered in Petaling Jaya
Malaysia’s Sheraton Petaling Jaya is celebrating its opening by offering guests special rates until April 16.
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 01:00
Marathon organised for Bridge on the River Kwai
The Athletic Association of Thailand (AAT) and BEC-Tero Entertainment will stage the second the second FB Battery River Kwai Half Marathon Thailand Championship on Sunday December 10 in Kanchanaburi.
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 15:30
Challenges along the river
Offering a scenic historical route for professional and amateur runners, Amazing Field’s 36th River Kwai International Half Marathon returns to the Western province of Kanchanaburi on September 10.
Sun, 11 Dec 2016 11:21
Kenyan Kimutai Win River Kawi HAlf Marathon
Kenyan Hillary Kimutai captured his second win in Thailand after he crossed the line first in the 21km King’s Cup FB Battery River Kwai Half Marathon Thailand Championship in Kanchanaburi yesterday.
Tue, 08 Nov 2016 04:54
Half Marathon Thailand Championship Reset on December 11
The FB Battery River Kwai Half Marathon Thailand Championship which features royal-sponsored trophies has been moved to December 11 this year, according to organizers BEC-Tero Entertainment
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 01:00
Kanchanaburi resort ups it competitiveness with Bt30m renovation
The COMSAED River Kwai Resort and Spa in Kanchanaburi has undergone a Bt30-million renovation ahead of the completion of a mega-project linking Thailand and Myanmar in five years.
The overland project is expected to increase travel flowing between Thaila
Mon, 05 Sep 2016 16:37
BEC and AAT to Host FB Battery River Kwai Half Marathon
BEC-Tero Entertainment and the Athletic Association of Thailand (AAT) will stage the half marathon FB Battery River Kwai Half Marathon Thailand Championship 2016 on October 16 in Muang district, Kanchanaburi.
Thu, 07 May 2015 01:00
Does Japanese pride extend to the 'Death Railway'?
Like many Australians, I was brought up on the suffering and privations endured by the prisoners of war and civilians forced to build the Thai-Burma railway. Last month I was finally able to make the "pilgrimage" to Hellfire Pass and the famous River Kwai
Sun, 01 Feb 2015 16:53
Luxury tourist train catches fire in Thailand, no injuries
A fire broke out on a luxury tourist train in Thailand on Sunday as it headed towards a region known for inspiring the film "The Bridge on the River Kwai", but no one was injured, police said.
Wed, 21 May 2014 00:00
Going wild in the West
The rain forest, waterfalls and uncharted caves of Kanchanaburi become a playground for weekend warriors on May 31 as the Singha River Kwai Trophy International 2014 swings into gear.
Sun, 16 Mar 2014 00:00
A relic in Kanchanaburi
I once took a trip to the bridge over the River Kwai. A group of Japanese tourists were waiting at the station for a train running across the river. When the train arrived, some of them excitedly pointed at it and they rushed to the platform, uttering 'oo
Wed, 13 Feb 2013 00:00
Running on the wild side
Hit the Wild West, and survive a day-long adventure race. The rain forest, waterfalls and uncharted caves of Kanchanaburi become a playground for weekend warriors next month as the River Kwai Trophy Adventure Race 2012 returns on March 2.