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Bangkok: Capital of Thailand
Bangkok is the capital and most populous city of Thailand. It is known in Thai as Krung Thep Maha Nakhon or simply Krung Thep. The city occupies 1,568.7 square kilometres (605.7 sq mi) in the Chao Phraya River delta in central Thailand and has a population of over eight million, 12.6 percent of the country's population. Over fourteen million people lived within the surrounding Bangkok Metropolitan Region at the 2010 census, making Bangkok the nation's primate city, dwarfing Thailand's other urban centres in both size and importance to the national economy.

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Thailand shutdown triggers migrant exodus into Myanmar [Video]

Thailand shutdown triggers migrant exodus into Myanmar

Hundreds of Myanmar migrant workers were seen fleeing Thailand on Tuesday days after Bangkok announced a shutdown of entertainment businesses and malls to curb the virus outbreak. Libby Hogan reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:27Published
Thailand virus shutdown: Workers in informal jobs struggle to survive [Video]

Thailand virus shutdown: Workers in informal jobs struggle to survive

Coronavirus and the measures to contain it have altered the economic and social landscape of Bangkok,

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:23Published
Bangkok's transit workers dance to a jingle to educate commuters about the coronavirus [Video]

Bangkok's transit workers dance to a jingle to educate commuters about the coronavirus

The video was meant to promote the transit company's efforts in sanitising train stations and trains. Video credit: BTS Skytrain Thailand

Credit: Reuters - Viral Video     Duration: 03:09Published
Authorities close, disinfect Bangkok school after student tests positive [Video]

Authorities close, disinfect Bangkok school after student tests positive

Thai officials sprayed disinfectant at a Bangkok school on Wednesday (February 26) after Thailand reported three new cases of coronavirus, including an eight-year old boy.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:48Published
Authorities closes, disinfects Bangkok school after student tests positive [Video]

Authorities closes, disinfects Bangkok school after student tests positive

Thai officials sprayed disinfectant at a Bangkok school on Wednesday (February 26) after Thailand reported three new cases of coronavirus, including an eight-year old boy.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:48Published

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