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    Wearable Culture

    Guru, Published on 23/11/2018

    » Even the most casual observers of Thai beauty pageants take notice of our national costumes. They are the embodiment of Thai-style creativity, which transforms cultural icons into something spectacular and wearable. Earlier this week, Miss Universe Thailand 2018 Sophida "Ning" Kanchanarin revealed "Chang, the Icon of Siam" as her Thai national costume.

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    Thailand's female national cyclist is armed and ready

    Guru, Catherine Faulder, Published on 04/08/2017

    » We sat down with Jutatip Maneephan (Beaze Za), the Thai national team's number one female cyclist who has won gold medals at both Asian Games and SEA Games. She will be going to the 29th SEA Games 2017 in Malaysia this month. Athletes are not made in a day and Beaze Za has been competing since her pre-teens. She's also now currently doing military service and working at the Weapon Production and Defence centre. To follow her in her cycling journey to the SEA games, or to learn more about her day-to-day life, do follow her on Facebook (fb.com/Jutatip-Maneephan).

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    A multi-national musical feast

    Life, Published on 23/08/2017

    » The Royal Bangkok Symphony Orchestra will present a feast of Austrian, French, Italian and English opera to mark HM Queen Sirikit's 85th birthday, at the Main Hall of the Thailand Cultural Centre, Ratchadaphisek Road, on Friday at 8pm.

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    National jobs, international workers

    Life, Published on 06/09/2016

    » Last week activist Srisuwan Janya filed a petition with the Office of the Ombudsman claiming that Thailand's new tallest building, MahaNakhon Tower, breached Thai laws by hiring a foreign architect to design it. He also complained that several foreign workers also run or own shops in markets around the country, a practice that is against the law.

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    Devil in the details at "Infernal Love"

    Life, Published on 17/01/2019

    » Chief conductor Gundi Emilsson will lead the Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra in delivering the villains of classical music for the "Infernal Love" concert at Mahidol University's Prince Mahidol Hall, Salaya campus, tomorrow at 7pm and Saturday at 4pm.

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    Israeli exhibition shows playful side of life

    Life, Published on 25/08/2014

    » To mark the 60th anniversary of Thailand-Israel diplomatic relations, Israeli artist Hanoch Piven's debut Bangkok exhibition invites viewers to look at the world in a new and playful way.

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    Back to the Grind

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 04/01/2019

    » There is already a lot of sound advice on how to prepare yourself for going back to work after a long holiday. I, too, want to help ease your (and my) post-vacation blues in my own way by reminding you of the good things to come this year.

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    Building them up

    Life, Suwitcha Chaiyong, Published on 02/01/2019

    » Construction workers are usually overlooked even though their work is fundamental to the building of cities. To shine a spotlight on them, German photographer Ralf Tooten exhibits construction-worker portraits in his exhibition "A.W.C. -- Asian Workers Covered", as a reminder of how and by whom Thailand's cities have been built.

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    French flea market returns to Khao Yai

    Life, Published on 27/12/2018

    » Back by popular demand, the Provence Flea Market at Khao Yai will kick off tomorrow Dec 28 and run until Monday, 4-9pm.

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    Ravens' feast

    Life, Bernard Trink, Published on 27/12/2018

    » This reviewer's understanding of historical novels is that the authors do historical research on their topic, using actual figures and imaginary ones where need-be, to write essentially factual and hopefully interesting stories. But not all historical novelists follow this form. Some are more concerned about their own largely fictitious story than the actual events behind it.

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