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    Long live the King (updated)

    Terry Fredrickson, Published on 05/12/2012

    » A huge crowd filled the Royal Plaza and far beyond to witness a rare public appearance by His Majesty the King as part of his 85th birthday celebrations.

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    Going green for royalty

    News, Supoj Wancharoen, Published on 26/05/2018

    » When urban residents want to save trees in the city, it is BIGTrees, an urban conservation group, who many people turn to.

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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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    A real-life fairy tale

    Life, Published on 27/03/2018

    » It all began in 1871 when 17-year-old member of Austria's aristocracy Erwin Mueller decided to take up a job as a store clerk in Hamburg, Germany, instead of fulfilling his father's dream of walking an academic path and serving the country. There he met German pharmacy student Bernhard Grimm who interned at the shop's chemical section.

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    Gearing up for tourists

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 08/03/2018

    » After harvesting season, rice farmers in the Northeast hold an annual merit-making ceremony to express gratitude to Mae Phosop (the Goddess of Rice). The farmers bring a portion of their newly harvested rice and pile it up on a temple ground for monks to bless.

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    The ancient art of tree dwarfing

    News, Published on 29/07/2017

    » Since ancient times traditional dwarf trees have adorned many Thai homes. Mentioned in age-old Thai literature, the beautiful and unique characteristics of local dwarf plants were narrated by poets from bygone eras.

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    Fatherly wisdom, through song

    Life, Published on 20/12/2016

    » Tomorrow at 8pm every patron filling the 2,000-seat Thailand Cultural Centre will be bathed in the soothing, reconciliatory strains of Gabriel Fauré's beloved Requiem, as the Royal Bangkok Symphony Orchestra -- under the baton of its long-serving principal trumpet Vanich Potavanich -- joins forces with renowned singers and musicians for "A Tribute To The Supreme Artist".

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    Rama connection

    Asia focus, Narendra Kaushik, Published on 09/01/2017

    » The Ramayana and Ramakien have long served as reminders of the deep cultural bonds between India and Thailand. Now scholars and other experts on the two epics are looking at ways to use them in the context of cultural and historical, tourism and economic connections between the two countries.

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    Merit-making in Sakon Nakhon

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 29/09/2016

    » From Oct 13-16, the annual "Beeswax Pavilion Procession and Long Boat Races" will take place at various venues in Muang district, Sakon Nakhon province.

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    Welcome the Year of the Dog

    Life, Published on 15/12/2017

    » Emblazoned on Phufa's Year of the Dog collection, two playful pooches are reproduced from drawings by Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn.

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