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    So Long and So Many Tanks For All The Fish

    Brunch, Published on 04/10/2015

    » Visarute Angkatavanich became an instant sensation when the iPhone 6s was launched last month. He played no part in creating the phone’s 3D touchscreen technology or upgrading the fingerprint scanner, but after one look at Apple’s newest creation attention turned to him. The wallpaper features bright, colourful Siamese fighting fish that bear a striking similarity to the 45-year-old photographer’s signature images.

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    Living the dream

    Life, Published on 21/08/2018

    » Her Skype name is Seira Kiyono, and even though she appeared only as pixels on the screen, her vibrant energy can be felt throughout the long interview. Her real name is Soraya Patoonsittichai, and she talked to us from some rooftop in New York, where the Thai-Japanese dancer and singer is currently a cast member of the Broadway play The King And I.

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    Likay lives on

    Life, John Clewley, Published on 07/08/2018

    » My first experience of popular theatre in Thailand was a likay performance in the main market in Chumpon. I had not been in Thailand for long and was on my way back from a trip to Malaysia, travelling by local bus and train.

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    Paradise?

    Life, Published on 05/06/2018

    » Leaves sway, sand sparkles as the Sun shines brightly over the blue-green water. The 300m-long white beach of Maya Bay looks quiet and serene. It's a strange sight: Not a single visitor in sight, not a sign or noise from the long-tail or speedboats that usually dump hordes of tourists on the curved beach.

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    Political turmoil blamed for GDP losses

    Business, Somruedi Banchongduang, Published on 28/08/2018

    » Thailand's political uncertainty over the past 20 years took a toll on the country's economic growth, shaving off 0.4 percentage points per year on average and depressing growth below its potential, according to a joint survey by the Bank of Thailand's Puey Ungphakorn Institute for Economic Research's (Pier).

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    Labour policy lacks common touch

    News, Penchan Charoensuthipan, Published on 30/07/2018

    » The Ministry of Labour has used the tripartite committee mechanism to solve problems on labour issues for more than three decades but it has recently come under fire from both employers and workers.

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    Thai geopolitical balancing compromised

    News, Thitinan Pongsudhirak, Published on 06/07/2018

    » Thailand is demonstrably famous for its foreign policy balancing. From the era of imperialism and two World Wars through the Cold War, Thailand's gifted geography and diplomatic finesse and skill shepherded the country's sovereignty and independence through the thick and thin of geopolitical headwinds. Whatever happens out there, the Thais (and their Siamese forebears) had a way to diplomatically navigate and geopolitically balance their national interests to stay out of harm's way.

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    An Ithaca idyll with Surin Pitsuwan

    News, Philip J Cunningham, Published on 04/12/2017

    » During Surin Pitsuwan's visit to Ithaca, New York, this past September, a barbecue party was arranged by long-time family friends who live on the edge of town where the still lush and green rural surroundings could at a glance be mistaken for rural Thailand. Chickens cackled in a nearby coop and birdsong was everywhere in the air.

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    'Forgotten war' strips Kachin of hope

    News, Paritta Wangkiat, Published on 14/06/2018

    » Myanmar's "forgotten war" in Kachin state has received little public attention despite the scale of the impact it has had on people who have become internally displaced and the casualties caused by the fighting between ethnic rebels and the army.

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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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