A few dishes and a bottle of wine cost the equivalent of $200, which in Bangkok is a disgrace.
So Langley decided to cut short the tour of the then-CIA station chief in Bangkok and bring him in to head up the show.
Bangkok Feb. 22, 2012 What caused me to turn on the TV in late afternoon in Bangkok, something I have never done before?
Bangkok—unlike the southernmost provinces of Pattani or Narathiwat—seemed normal.
Many will tell you there are only two hotels in Bangkok: The Peninsula or The Mandarin Oriental.
The Chinese are the beasts of burden as far as the Bangkok rickshaw is concerned.
A line from Bangkok to Bianghsen, in Siam, is being projected at the present time.
For many years the region on the eastern shore of the gulf has been more or less familiar to the foreign residents in Bangkok.
The steamer Melita was leaving for Bangkok that evening about seven.
I asked him if he wasn't becoming weaned of Bangkok, which, as a place of residence, leaves much to be desired.
Capital of Thailand and largest city in the country, located in the heart of Thailand's rice-growing region near the Gulf of Thailand.
Note: With its busy port and spectacular examples of Buddhist (see Buddhism) architecture, Bangkok is one of the leading cities of Southeast Asia.
Constitutional monarchy in southern Southeast Asia, bordered by Burma to the west and northwest, Laos to the north and east, Cambodia to the southeast, and the Gulf of Siam (an arm of the Pacific Ocean) and Malaysia to the south. Its capital and largest city is Bangkok.
Note: Thailand was formerly called Siam.
Note: Strongly supported the United States during the Vietnam War, Thailand was the site of American air bases until 1976, when relations with the United States deteriorated.
Note: During the early 1990s, its economy became one of the strongest in Asia, but it experienced a sharp downturn in the mid-1990s.