Sentence Examples


  • The result is that practically all the trade of these states is in the hands of Bangkok Chinese firms, of a certain number of European houses and others, while most of the manual labour connected with the teak industry is done by Ka Mus, who migrate in large numbers from the left bank of the Mekong.
  • After 1828 the Laos became entirely subject to Siam, and were governed partly by khiao, or native hereditary princes, partly by mandarins directly nominated by the Bangkok authorities.
  • The khiao were invested by a gold dish, betel-box, spittoon and teapot, which were sent from Bangkok and returned at their death or deposition.
  • BANGKOK, the capital of Siam, on the river Me Nam, about 20 m.
  • Two companies provide Bangkok with a complete system of electric tramways, and the streets are lined with shade-trees and lit by electricity.

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