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    Farmers' smiles bring hope we can move on

    Veera Prateepchaikul, Published on 27/05/2014

    » It is indeed heartening to see our brothers and sisters in the rice farming sector smile and laugh again – thanks to the quick action by the National Council for Peace and Order to address the problem of outstanding payments for rice crops pledged more than six months ago.

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    Pol Gen Adul: 'Men in black' are policemen

    Online Reporters, Published on 02/01/2014

    » The "men in black" seen on top of a Labour Ministry building during the violent clash between anti-government protesters and police at the Thai-Japanese sports complex in Din Daeng on Dec 26 were policemen, national police chief Adul Saengsingkaew said on Thursday.

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    Surapong conveniently omitting the facts

    Veera Prateepchaikul, Published on 27/12/2013

    » Deputy Prime Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul was very quick to condemn the anti-government protesters for the violence in front of the Thai-Japanese youth centre in Din Daeng on Thursday.

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    The volunteer spirit

    Life, Published on 24/10/2017

    » Over 2 million Thais registered to serve as volunteers during the royal cremation period, carrying out several unpaid tasks, at Sanam Luang and elsewhere, from venue preparation, catering, public information services and funeral flower distribution to first aid and traffic safety. Here we talk to some of them about their duties and their pride in serving King Bhumibol one last time.

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    Expert points to old trick to reclaim lintel from US

    News, Ploenpote Atthakor, Published on 24/08/2016

    » Thailand should employ the same tactic that enabled the country to successfully reclaim the famous reclining Vishnu lintel from the US in the 1980s in pressing for the return of an ancient artifact now on display at a San Francisco museum, fine arts expert Sahawat Naenna says.

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    Documenting the eye of the storm

    Life, Achara Ashayagachat, Published on 21/01/2015

    » When 46-year-old Nikolaus Freiherr von Nostitz, better known as Nick, sent emails to his contacts on Dec 20 seeking financial help, some thought it was a scam. Soliciting donations is uncharacteristic of the outspoken but humble Nostitz. For years, people could see that the German was a modest guy who roamed around Bangkok on his decade-old Kawasaki GTO motorcycle to cover the turbulent transformation of Thai politics, from both sides (or more) of the conflict.

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    Forever grateful

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 15/02/2017

    » 'My Dearest Khun Prisna, I am now in one of the most beautiful places. Our hotel's name is 'Castello del Sole' (Castle of the Sun). Isn't it chic? The name is like one in a fairy tale. This town is so cute. It has a bright-coloured lake and nice houses on slopes. Routes and paths criss-cross the hills. Colourful flowers blossom everywhere ..."

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    Quick-to-build floodwalls

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 10/02/2012

    » Geotextile big-bag walls used in the US & Iraq are a proven technology that may protect Thailand's industrial estates in the future.

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    The spread of lifestyle markets

    Life, Published on 16/03/2016

    » As the city's iconic bazaars like Khong Thom, Sapan Lek and Pratu Nam have been cleared out for "peace and order", a new breed of market has changed the way some Bangkokians perceive the meaning of good old talat. "Lifestyle market" has popped up in Bangkok's empty lots and squares almost every weekend over the past year. They're usually well-organised, balmy, and clearly targeted at the middle class or higher. The last two months of 2015 alone had 16 events, all run by different entities, including big names such as The Great Outdoor Market, Art Box, Noise Market and Area Five Art & Market Fair.  

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    Origin taps unique and profitable niches for condos

    Business, ShareInvestor, Published on 01/01/2016

    » The condominium developer Origin Property Plc (ORI) listed on the SET in October this year. CEO Peerapong Jaroon-ek discusses the company's strategy and outlook.

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