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    Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande give thumbs-up to social distancing to contain coronavirus

    Life, Published on 18/03/2020

    » Action star Arnold Schwarzenegger told Americans to "ignore the morons", Lady Gaga said she was staying at home with her dogs, and Taylor Swift said sacrifices are needed as she urged her 128 million fans to practise social distancing in a bid to contain the coronavirus.

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    Cinema crush prompts warning

    News, Wassana Nanuam, Published on 08/06/2020

    » Violators of social distancing measures and other rules deployed to fight the coronavirus outbreak will face immediate legal action, the security chief of the Covid-19-fighting agency warned yesterday after fans mobbed a cinema.

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    Laughing in the face of Covid-19

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 27/03/2020

    » Laughter is definitely not the best medicine for coronavirus, but perhaps, in difficult times like this, we all could use it the most. While we're all practising self-isolation, social distancing or working from home, I present you examples of people who find humour in the Covid-19 climate to brighten up your days.

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    Covid-19 combating stickers

    Guru, Published on 03/04/2020

    » 5Lab, a group of Thai creative technologists behind the Covid-19 tracking website, six noted Thai illustrators and LINE Thailand join forces to create a cute sticker set (B30) to cheer up users during the Covid-19 pandemic. The participating artists are Kantapon "Gongkan" Metheekul, Yossanan "Suntur" Wuthikornsombatkul, Phannapast "Yoon" Taychamaythakool, Nuttapong "Nut.Dao" Daovichitr, Kornsarin "Reenp" Pattarasopak and Vasan "Aitoy" Suwannaka. 5Lab claimed it took them only one week to put this sticker project together. Not only you get to have new stickers to cute up your LINE communication but ­sticker sale will also be donated to The Ramathibodi Foundation to help medical workers combat Covid-19. Buy the "Covidtracker-5Lab" sticker set from Line Store for B30. g

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    We shall meet again

    Life, Published on 13/04/2020

    » Thailand without Songkran in April is unprecedented. But in a shocking move, the first meeting of the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration last month decided that the annual Songkran holidays -- April 13-15 -- should be postponed to later, undisclosed dates.

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    Thais drop guard as fears ease

    News, Dumrongkiat Mala, Published on 01/06/2020

    » As the number of new Covid-19 infections in Thailand has fallen and the third phase of lockdown easing begins today, some people have begun to let their guard down by ignoring social-distancing and public-health warnings, experts say.

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    Yesterday, today & forever

    Guru, Eric E Surbano, Published on 10/07/2020

    » It doesn't matter whether you're a kid or you're seasoned in your years: if you haven't been living under a rock and you love movies, you know who Tom Hanks is and you love him. What's not to love? He voiced a cowboy that takes us back to our childhood, played a lovable slow-witted man who taught us that life is like a box of chocolates and he's also led us through the hells of World War II during D-Day. He returns to that era of history in his new film, Greyhound, which he stars in and also wrote the screenplay for. He plays Captain Ernie Krause who helms the titular ship and is also leading a number of ships through a dangerous part of the Atlantic Ocean. Guru was able to join a digital press conference where he talks about the parallels between World War II and how Covid has affected film-making.

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    Touch-me-not travel

    Business, Published on 12/05/2020

    » As travel vaporises in the face of on-off lockdowns, airlines, airports and hotels are pondering the future of hospitality in these fluid and fearful socially distanced times. Professional hosts are examining how to safely distance yet offer hospitable warmth without turning everything into a set from 2001: A Space Odyssey.

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    Dusit Thani College gives back with free online courses

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 10/06/2020

    » Ever since the Covid-19 lockdown became a reality, online courses have become part of the new normal as people are being encouraged to practise social distancing, quarantine and isolation.

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    Tech show at malls reopening

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 22/05/2020

    » Malls reopening on Sunday has brought with it many curious things, besides the possibility of selling your privacy to the govt just to get in, multiple checking-in-and-out you need to do while hitting different shops and cardboard dragons as your new dining companions. While strolling and practising social distancing, one may also come across innovations that have been put in place as part of the new shopping norm. It seems like major malls are trying to get one up on each other in terms of high-tech measures against Covid-19 to put shoppers' minds at ease. At the risk of sounding like a mall maniac (and being a free ad for malls), here are a few examples of technology spotted at various mall reopenings for your curiosity. Their effectiveness against Covid-19 (or originality) may not be guaranteed but their gimmicky effect is.

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