Search Switch
Remove

Showing 1-10 of 13 results

  • News & article

    Inside the big tent

    Life, Parisa Pichitmarn, Published on 06/09/2017

    » Now in its 19th year, Elle Fashion Week returned bigger and longer than ever -- spanning five days, from Aug 30 to Sept 3. Bangkok's symbol of fashion -- the big, white tent -- returned to CentralWorld to give its spectators a taste of the season's upcoming looks, featuring 15 shows and 21 designers. From old guard, established names to brand new labels making their debut, this season was a good mix of flamboyance, as well as sleek sophistication.

  • News & article

    Our top 10 stories in a year that will be hard to forget

    Spectrum, Published on 25/12/2016

    » Over the past year 'Spectrum' has reported a wide range of issues to give readers valuable insights. Our reporter ambushed the monk who helped Leicester City to their shock English Premier League title to get an exclusive. Another reporter blended in with Chinese yuppies in the new business district of Bangkok to find out why they decided to migrate to Thailand. Two reporters did a series of stories on the Tiger Temple by hanging out with the veterinarian, monks and national park officers to listen to all sides. We were determined to find the truth. Last month we also went up to Chiang Mai to talk to Hmong girls wrongly accused of stealing a British tourist's watch. Here are the top 10 stories in another exciting year of reporting.

  • News & article

    The business of leather goods

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 10/07/2012

    » The long and unlikely path one Thai businessman took to success in leather goods exports to Japan.

  • News & article

    NCPO reclaims the streets

    Spectrum, Published on 25/12/2016

    » Some might perceive omnipresent street food and pavement vendors as part of Bangkok's charm. The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA), however, thought that some of these vendors might have gone too far in occupying public spaces.

  • News & article

    The day I realised Thailand was different

    News, Roger Crutchley, Published on 17/04/2016

    » I trust everyone has survived the Songkran Festival, suffering little more than a few damp clothes, and maybe stuck with a hint of a fixed grin. The festival brings special memories for me because when I first arrived in April 1969, it coincided with the start of Songkran, although I was unaware of it.

  • News & article

    An Elle of a thing

    Brunch, Andrew Biggs, Published on 10/08/2014

    » It's been a week full of fashion and style for your columnist, two words not normally associated with him, as he sashays his way through the Elle Fashion Film Festival.And yes, dear reader, you may wipe that surprised look off your face. My life is not always languishing in the quagmire of Samut Prakan Big C specials on polyester work shirts that come with free clip-on neckties.

  • News & article

    Beating the heat

    Terry Fredrickson, Published on 09/04/2013

    » Outdoor workers survive the hot season in various ways, all useful to know as the Meteorological Department says the hottest day of the year has not yet arrived.

  • News & article

    Thaksin call-in the highlight of red rally

    Terry Fredrickson, Published on 20/05/2013

    » Thaksin Shinawatra had everyone's attention as he made a video call to his red-shirt supporters gathered at Ratchaprasong to commemorate the violent crackdown ending their 2010 protest.

  • News & article

    Who were the men in black?

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 19/09/2012

    » Mysterious "men in black" linked to general Seh Daeng & his red-shirt security guards who carried out rocket-launched grenade attacks.

  • News & article

    Mistaken identity? (updated)

    Terry Fredrickson, Published on 11/05/2012

    » Is one identical twin in jail for a crime committed by the other? That’s what the twins and their mother are saying, but the police say no.

Your recent history

  • Recently searched

    • Recently viewed links

      Did you find what you were looking for? Have you got some comments for us?