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    Art space: the final frontier

    News, Published on 19/05/2018

    » Out of the blue, Bangkok governor Aswin Kwanmuang recently floated the idea that City Hall should take over managing the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC).

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    Clearing the path to a walkable city

    News, Supoj Wancharoen, Published on 12/05/2018

    » Bangkok's pavements are notoriously filthy, bumpy and riddled with obstacles such as potholes, food carts and unused phone booths. It is hard to imagine walking along the city's streets with ease.

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    Contemporary mission

    Life, Published on 10/04/2018

    » A few months prior to its 10th anniversary, the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC) made a major announcement: a new director. As of March 1, Pawit Mahasarinand has taken the helm of the city's main art venue and the largest public-funded art centre in the country, a surprising choice to many, though an entirely welcoming one.

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    BMA's Mahakan mess

    News, Postbag, Published on 21/01/2017

    » It is with deep disappointment that we have read Peerawat Jariyasombat's strangely ill-informed article, "A lesson in development" (BP, Jan 16, 2017). In a move that seems calculated to pander to the greed of developers rather than nurture the human resources represented by local populations, Khun Peerawat hails the efforts of Korean authorities to replace an existing population with an artist colony, but says nothing about the fate of the original residents.

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    A year of news to inspire

    News, Published on 31/12/2014

    » The past year had bad times - but some of the best times were given by the examples of these neighbours, who provided examples to be proud of.

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    Fuzzy picture

    Terry Fredrickson, Published on 22/09/2011

    » Most people accept that the surveillance cameras set up in locations throughout the city of Bangkok are necessary, but they expect that the cameras purchased with their tax money will be real.

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    Charges filed

    Terry Fredrickson, Published on 26/07/2011

    » Agents of the National Anti-Corruption Commission haul in a truckfull of evidence to the Supreme Court, supporting charges against five people including former Bangkok governor Apirak Kosayodhin in the 2004 Bangkok City Hall purchase of firetrucks and boats.

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