• Fri, 26 Apr 2019 01:00
    On the run for food
    Kilorun – the running festival of food and fun friends and family – returns to Bangkok on May 26, taking place in the gustatory paradise of Yaowarat Road aka Chinatown.
  • Sat, 09 Feb 2019 09:36
    Thai Raksa Chart Party cancels campaigns in Yaowarat
    The Thai Raksa Chart Party cancelled plans to launch election campaigns in Bangkok's China Town on Saturday, a day after the party dropped a political bombshell by announcing that Princess Ubolratana was the party's sole candidate for prime minister.
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  • Wed, 06 Feb 2019 22:19
    Huge dragon invades Chinatown as Pig Year begins
    Bangkok’s Chinatown, also known as Yaowarat, was lit up on Wednesday night with fireworks and a traditional dragon-dance featuring a specially made glittering dragon to mark the beginning of the Year of the Pig.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 03 Feb 2019 17:10
    Chinese New Year likely to see record consumer spending
    Thai people with ethnic Chinese ancestry went shopping in Bangkok’s Yaowarat area on Sunday for items to be used for the worship of their gods and ancestors on Monday.
  • Thu, 31 Jan 2019 12:21
    Fire hits shophouse in Yaowarat area
    A shophouse in Yaowarat area was damaged by fire on Thursday morning. No casualties were reported.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 14 Jan 2019 13:13
    Travels through Yaowarat
    Bangkok-based British photographer Yvan Cohen will present his journey through Bangkok’s Chinatown in a photo exhibition “Chinatown” at River City Bangkok from February 1 to March 31.
  • Fri, 23 Nov 2018 01:00
    The re-discovery and revitalisation of Bangkok China town 
    THE CHINATOWN areas of Yaowarat and Charoen Krung used to be Bangkok’s central business district (CBD), but over the last 100 years the CBD has moved Eastwards and Northwards to Silom, Sathorn, Wireless Road, Ploenchit and Sukhumvit Roads.
    Real Estate
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 21:13
    Gateway to the Chinese new year
  • Wed, 04 Oct 2017 17:48
    Woman arrested for illegally registering migrants
    The woman apprehended at a hotel in Bangkok’s Yaowarat area was identified as Ngampan Mahabunnark.
  • Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:33
    Phuket town and Karon Beach flooded
    In Phuket town, areas along the Bypass Road (in front of Vinich House), in front of the Super Cheap store on the lane towards Koh Kaew, in front of the Muslim Wittaya School in Koh Kaew on the lane towards Phuket Town, Yaowarat Road in Soi Paniang and Dibuk Road, Old Phuket Town – at the beginning of Soi Rommanee – are currently inundated.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 27 Jun 2017 10:43
    Chinatown’s new street food area opens
    Bangkok’s new-look Chinatown Yaowarat is ready to welcome tourists and the public after getting a makeover as part of City’s Hall’s policy to improve the capital’s street food culture. 
  • Mon, 22 May 2017 16:20
    Street food vendors face new tough regulations
    Street food vendors in Bangkok’s Yaowarat (China Town) and Khao San Road areas face strict new regulations to allow them to stay in business.
  • Tue, 02 May 2017 09:19
    Stricter street food controls pending for Khao San and Yaowarat roads
    By May 31 street food vendors on Khao San and Yaowarat roads will be managed by stricter regulations to ensure clean and hygienic food preparation, the City Hall chief has said.
  • Thu, 20 Apr 2017 01:00
    China Town, Khao San Road areas to be transformed into organised street food areas
    THE GOVERNMENT is planning to transform Bangkok’s China Town and Khao San Road into well-organised areas for street food vendors.
  • Tue, 18 Apr 2017 01:00
    BMA bans all street food across Bangkok this year
    Despite international acclaim, Yaowarat and Khao San Road next targets of cleanup
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