Cell Phone Video Captures Deadly Explosion in Central Bangkok

Taylor Berman · 08/18/15 01:30PM

As police continue to search for the “yellow shirt guy” they say is responsible for yesterday’s bombing in an upscale neighborhood in Bangkok, new video of the deadly blast has reportedly emerged. The terrifying cell phone footage shows dozens of people walking across an overpass when an explosion goes off just feet away.

Police Say "Yellow Shirt Guy" Is the Bangkok Bomber

Gabrielle Bluestone · 08/18/15 08:00AM

Bangkok police say a man wearing a yellow t-shirt is definitely responsible for setting off a bomb near a Bangkok shrine Monday, killing 20 people and injuring at least 140 others.

Thailand's Army Declares Martial Law, Affirms It's Not a Coup

Dayna Evans · 05/19/14 08:10PM

After six months of anti-government protests, the Thai military has declared martial law over the Southeast Asian country, affirming that it is not a coup. This declaration comes after the May 7 announcement that the Prime Minister and nine of her ministers were dismissed after abuse of power.

Images from Thailand's Worst Floods in 50 Years

Max Read · 10/27/11 02:51AM

It's an unusually heavy monsoon season in Thailand, and the country is experiencing some of the worst, and longest flooding in memory. Nearly 2.5 million people have been affected, and more than 300 have died; public holidays have been declared throughout the country to give people time to move.

The Boob-Slapping Beauty Shop of Bangkok

Maureen O'Connor · 09/19/11 02:59PM

At Bangkok's only government-approved body-slapping beauty shop, Khemmikka Na Songkhla will repeatedly slap a woman in boobs, butt, or face, to improve shapeliness and size. During a demonstration for the Bangkok Post, she explains that this is an "ancient art," but "ancient people didn't share it much because back then people didn't care about breast size." Consequently, "the only one who can practice this wisdom" today is Songhkla.

Here Are Some Warm Places to Move To

Brian Moylan · 02/03/11 02:11PM

In the northern parts of this country, it's already been a long, wild winter. That makes it the time of year when those of us in freezing cities fantasize about which tropical locations we'd move to. Let's contemplate the options.

This Street Vendor Pours Iced Tea Like You Wouldn't Believe

Matt Cherette · 10/20/10 12:26PM

Simply put, this video is amazing. Watch a street vendor—at the Chatuchak Market in Bangkok—perform seemingly impossible feats of acrobatic pouring as he transfers iced tea from one receptacle to another over and over again with precise perfection.

Thai Protests Heat Up

Max Read · 05/17/10 07:55PM

[A redshirt protestor in Bangkok readies his slingshot to fire at Thai soldiers. The military, attempting to force the anti-government protestors out of their encampment, has declared some areas of the city "Live Fire Zones." Pic via Getty.]