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    A recipe for harmony on the streets of Bangkok

    Brunch, Suthon Sukphisit, Published on 28/05/2017

    » When the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) announced its decision to clear vendors from the city's streets, they didn't present a clear-cut plan for the procedure. Many wondered where the vendors would be moved to. Others asked if sellers would quit their livelihoods altogether and find a different job once and for all.

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    Bangkok bus stop another building flop

    News, Sirinya Wattanasukchai, Published on 09/11/2016

    » A new bus stop in the Pin Klao area made headlines this week. It appears to be a standard bus stop, fitted with eight seats, and a canopy. It looks clean. Information about the bus that serves the commuters is available too. So what's the problem?

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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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    City 'no-go' zones

    News, Postbag, Published on 03/11/2017

    » Despite advice for simple, inexpensive but workable solutions to the Saphan Taksin BTS station single line problem, our city planners are determined to go ahead with the station expansion project.

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    Coming to terms

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 20/11/2017

    » A man with short hair -- wearing a sarong around his chest the way a woman would -- is seen frolicking alone happily on a crowded beach. Lost in his own world, he seems unfazed by the scrutiny and strange looks from children, women in hijab, and men in skullcap. In the background, the sound of Islamic prayers can be heard.

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    A movie with spirit

    Life, Apipar Norapoompipat, Published on 26/04/2017

    » It's a major event for Bangkok cinephiles. Olivier Assayas, one of the best-known French directors, is in town to present his latest film.

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    Condo death spurs CSD call

    News, Wassayos Ngamkham, Published on 17/05/2016

    » The parents of a 14-year-old girl who fell to her death from a condominium in Bangkok last year petitioned the Crime Suppression Division (CSD) to seek justice for their daughter yesterday.

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    Locals told to peddle goods by bike lanes

    News, Post Reporters, Published on 03/01/2015

    » Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has again spoken out to champion cycling in Bangkok, saying the green transport mode could boost community businesses.

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    Mouth-watering Mediterranean

    Guru, Jarupat Buranastidporn, Published on 13/03/2015

    » Mediterranean food often causes Bangkokians to rub their ears and raise their eyebrows in total confusion. Like any other cuisine, understanding its geographical origin is key, and several countries — Greece, Spain, Turkey, Italy, France — have coastlines along the Mediterranean Sea. With an increasing number of restaurants in Bangkok willing to venture beyond steaks and pizzas, our palates are beginning to expand, meaning there's no time like the present for a Mediterranean restaurant like Garibaldis to open in the heart of the city. With a spacious indoor and outdoor dining area, an open kitchen and a huge bar, the venue is perfect for a casual lunch. As night falls, the place buzzes with good vibes and funky jams. Who knows, you just might feel obligated to do a little salsa dancing (under the table with your feet). Free parking is provided — a huge bonus for anyone dreading the short stroll from Asok BTS station.

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    The nature of fashion

    Life, Published on 22/08/2014

    » For the second year, the "Nature & Society" fashion and art exhibition will be held at Sofitel So Bangkok for two months starting Sept 1. It will showcase works from five Thai designers whose expertise and style is encapsulated in four fashion brands — Tawn C, Saprang, Sarran and Kamuilim Fine Art & Décor.

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