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    Rescue ends at crumbled condo, 14th body found

    Online Reporters, Published on 15/08/2014

    » The search for victims of the collapse of a condomimium under construction ended late Thursday after the recovery of two more bodies, the 13th and 14th victims, four days after the building crumbled.


    Blast from the past

    Life, Vanniya Sriangura, Published on 03/03/2017

    » Vises Kaiyang's culinary legacy dates back to 1954 and it has long been a well-treasured establishment in its Bang Sue neighbourhood and across Bangkok.


    Regional flavours

    Life, Vanniya Sriangura, Published on 18/09/2015

    » Leading the royal kitchen staff of King Narai, Marie Guimar was one of most prominent chefs during the Ayutthaya period.


    History not as advertised

    Life, Anchalee Kongrut, Published on 29/06/2015

    » Non-fiction historical books are becoming more and more popular among Thai readers. The latest report from Publishers and Booksellers Association of Thailand (Pubat) stated that there was a rise in sales of books with historical subjects, while figures for self-help and dhamma literature were going down.

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    Myanmar army kills dozen ethnic rebels

    AFP, Published on 15/02/2015

    » YANGON - Around a dozen ethnic rebels have been killed in a firefight with Myanmar troops and a further eight captured after renewed clashes in northern Myanmar near the Chinese border, state media said on Sunday.


    The dark side of wife

    Life, Kong Rithdee, Published on 24/10/2014

    » In Fight Club (1999), David Fincher dishes out a mockery at male machoism, the sweat-soiled, hyperbole manliness manifest through smug violence and Brad Pitt's swagger. What happened, however, was that Fincher's stylish film somehow became a trophy movie for those he aimed his sarcasm at — the macho type adores the film, which isn't that surprising given how cool it is. Flash forward to what we have this week in cinemas worldwide, Gone Girl, a thriller that's probably replicating that curious logic in pop-culture destiny. The film about the absurdity of married life, a dark warning against the cost of domestic bliss, is perhaps a perfect date movie for happy or unhappy couples, since the film's extreme satire takes cover under the sharp, highly engaging narrative and storytelling heft. It's a film worth showing at every wedding anniversary, for entertainment, yes, and to remind the participants of their parts in their own personal movies.


    History loses out to nature

    Terry Fredrickson, Published on 12/12/2011

    » Teacher Ken May has explored just about every square kilometre of Ayutthaya related to old and nearly forgotten historical sites, many of which, he sadly relates, have now been lost to the flood.

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    Last IS-held town in Iraq falls

    Published on 17/11/2017

    » BAGHDAD: Iraqi forces on Friday retook the last town in the country held by the Islamic State group, more than three years after the militants stormed into nearly a third of Iraqi territory, a Defence Ministry spokesman said.

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    Turkey-backed Iraq overruns Kurds in Kirkuk

    Associated Press, Published on 17/10/2017

    » KIRKUK, Iraq: Kurdish forces were withdrawing from Kirkuk on Monday as Iraqi federal forces moved in to the disputed city and seized oil fields and other infrastructure amid soaring tensions over last month’s Kurdish vote for independence.

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    Iraq, Turkey threaten Kurds after independence vote

    Reuters, Published on 27/09/2017

    » BAGHDAD/ERBIL, Iraq: - The Iraqi government ruled out talks on Kurdish independence and Turkey threatened to impose a blockade on Tuesday after Iraq's Kurds defied their neighbours and their US allies to stage a referendum showing strong support for secession.

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