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  • News & article

    A date with Travis Bickle

    Life, Published on 12/07/2018

    » 'He hates New York with a Biblical fury; it gives off the stench of Hell, and its filth and smut obsess him."

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    Apocalypse again

    Life, Kong Rithdee, Published on 08/05/2018

    » Colonel Kurtz is returning to Scala. Nearly 30 years after it opened in Bangkok, Apocalypse Now will be screened this Sunday at noon at Scala, as part of Thai Film Archive's World's Classic Cinema series.

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    Beijing auto show opens in world's largest market

    AFP, Published on 25/04/2018

    » BEIJING: Global carmakers will take the stage in Beijing on Wednesday with new car models to woo the world's largest auto market as China promises to liberalise the industry.

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    Jack Ma plays coy about self-driving plans

    Business, Published on 21/04/2018

    » Alibaba supremo Jack Ma has disclosed that the company is starting work on autonomous technology, but he did not mention when or how the company plans to roll it out in Southeast Asia.

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    Now Trump really gets what he wants

    News, Roger Crutchley, Published on 13/11/2016

    » As Americans went to the polls on Tuesday, the <i>Miami Herald</i> ran what must have been its shortest-ever editorial which simply read: "Her, Not Him, Enough Said."

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    Company man

    Asia focus, Published on 19/03/2018

    » Shinsotsu-ikkatsu-saiyo, the tradition of simultaneous recruitment and employment of new graduates by companies, has long been unique to Japan and South Korea, before the latter abolished the practice in 2010. But in the world's third largest economy it is so embedded in the culture, who's to say it's not working for the country and its people?

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    Volkswagen's monkeys

    Business, Published on 07/02/2018

    » Late last month, the New York Times reported that researchers used monkeys to test the effects of inhaling diesel fumes from a Volkswagen. The research was commissioned by the European Research Group on Environment and Health in the Transport Sector, an organisation funded entirely by three big German car manufacturers: Volkswagen, Daimler and BMW.

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    Leave Yingluck be

    Oped, Postbag, Published on 13/01/2018

    » Re: "Officials 'must capture Yingluck'," (BP, Jan 12). We should all extend our sympathy to the government for having to resist pressure from various sources to pursue extradition proceedings against Yingluck Shinawatra.

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    In search of big ideas

    Life, Kong Rithdee, Published on 18/01/2018

    » BangkokEdge Festival, billed as an "idea festival", returns to its old quarters of Bangkok this weekend. Spearheaded by MR Narisa Chakrabongse, the two-day event is a vibrant smorgasbord of literature, music, art, history and politics, anchored in the charming venues of Museum Siam, Chakrabongse Villas and Rajini School. There will be talks -- plenty of panels and discussions, on subjects ranging from "What Makes The Chao Phraya A World Monument?" to "The Power Of Slam Poetry", from "Populism, Religion and Neo-Nationalism In The 21st Century" to "Years Of Living Dangerously: A Woman's Take On War". The list of participants is starry, including writers, journalists, poets, historians and artists, Thai and international. Come evening, the lawn of Museum Siam will play host to film screenings (Pop Aye on Saturday and Citizen Dog on Sunday), as well as concerts by Hugo, Yena, Rasmee Isan Soul and more.

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    Trump tweet, NFL response puts politics into US football

    Associated Press, Published on 25/09/2017

    » The owners of the Baltimore Ravens, the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots and other teams on Sunday joined a chorus of NFL executives criticising President Donald Trump's suggestion that they fire players who kneel for the national anthem.

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