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    Village vibrancy

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 20/11/2014

    » Dozens of old bicycles for rent are kept under an elevated wooden house and in the concrete courtyard of Amporn Leesuksam, the village head of Ban Khok, in U Thong district of Suphan Buri.

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    Village heads ease protests on mooted tenure curbs

    News, Post Reporters, Published on 13/04/2017

    » Opposition to a plan to impose a five-year term on village chiefs and other local leaders has been suspended, the Village Chiefs and Kamnans Association of Thailand, the plan's chief critics, said yesterday.

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    Village under siege from marauding monkeys

    AFP, Published on 29/08/2013

    » CHACHOENGSAO - In one village homes are raided, property is pinched and locals are attacked by dastardly gangs operating beyond the law - but the perpetrators are monkeys, not men.


    Common threads

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 21/09/2017

    » The silk woven cloth village of Ban Sanuan Nok plants the most mulberry trees in Huai Rat district, Buri Ram. The fresh leaves are the food of silkworms and of the people who use them to enhance their cuisine, and a few of the leaves are even bigger than the size of an adult's hand.


    It takes a Village

    Life, Apipar Norapoompipat, Published on 29/09/2017

    » Usually sparsely visited, Gaysorn Shopping Centre has been seeing more traffic lately than ever, after launching its much-anticipated Gaysorn Village project. What the developers call a "mixed-use lifestyle urban village", Gaysorn Village spans 180,000m² across the Ratchaprasong district and aims to provide "urban regeneration" to Bangkok's chaotic and sometimes bleak lifestyle.


    Blessings for Sai Noi

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 22/10/2015

    » Her back is a little bent and she walks slowly with the help of a walking stick, but at 85 years old, Thongdee Krailert still has a good memory. She remembers well how her parents performed a rite asking Mae Phosop (the Mother of Rice) to provide a healthy yield when the rice plants start growing.

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    Traffic law crackdown starts

    News, Post Reporters, Published on 11/04/2017

    » Traffic laws will be strictly enforced over the Songkran festival as road safety measures are being stepped up nationwide from today until Monday in a bid to reduce accidents and fatalities, the government said.


    Royal treatment

    Life, Pattramon Sukprasert, Published on 29/11/2016

    » It was a busy day at Wat Manao in Suphan Buri. There was no special religious activity, but still people made their way to the temple to receive a free health check-up provided by the support of the Relief and Community Health Bureau under the Thai Red Cross Society.


    State officials altered land records

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 08/08/2011

    » Illegal transfer of land reform and forest reserve land to private ownership used politicians and village headmen. Land even sold over the internet.

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    Fear of a banana republic

    Spectrum, Jeerawat Na Thalang, Published on 05/06/2016

    » Sam-Ang Butprom describes the green bananas from his farm as a miracle. "This is the best banana in the world -- the miracle fruit," he said.

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