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    Taiwan fair takes over EmQuartier

    Life, Published on 19/06/2019

    » There is a lot to dine and shop for during the EmQuartier Taiwan One More Time fair, which will return to the EmQuartier shopping complex from Friday until SundayJune 21-2.

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    The sweet life

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 19/04/2016

    » Desserts are a form of culture. They are more than just food since they mirror history and civilisations. In some countries, desserts were even used to save cities from invaders, such as when the Chinese put secret messages for their allies inside moon cakes during wartime. In various cultures, desserts are integral to religious ceremonies, rituals and festivities and also symbolise friendship.

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    Fermented fad

    Life, Arusa Pisuthipan, Published on 22/01/2019

    » Forget low-carb, high-fat ketogenic diets, gluten-free foods and all things detox. These are diet bygones compared to a slightly-sparkling, gold-coloured fermented drink called kombucha that is now all the rage. They say Madonna drinks it, so does Halle Berry, Lindsay Lohan and Gwyneth Paltrow. Even testosterone-fuelled Jake Gyllenhaal and Orlando Bloom were seen clutching a bottle.

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    Soundway does it again

    Life, John Clewley, Published on 09/06/2015

    » Miles Cleret, owner of the UK-based Soundway label, was in town on May 29 to spin a set of dancefloor sizzlers at Studio Lam on Sukhumvit 51. Cleret, who was last in Bangkok two years ago, has been living with his family in Bali for the past few years and is preparing to return to the UK. He told World Beat there were a number of new Soundway records in the pipeline, and gave me a copy of his latest release Highlife On The Move – Selected Nigerian & Ghanaian Recordings From London & Lagos 1954-66, which is a must for fans of African pop music.

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    Keeping jet lag at bay by fasting

    Life, Published on 01/05/2012

    » Having a leisurely breakfast one morning at the Oriental Hotel, an article in the International Herald Tribune caught my attention. It was about jet lag.

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    ABCs of weight loss with herbs

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 15/04/2011

    » The Thai food you eat everyday, full of herbs and spices, may be better than the medicine your doctor can give you.

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    China Communist paper criticises retired leaders

    AFP, Published on 10/08/2015

    » BEIJING - The mouthpiece of China's ruling Communist Party on Monday carried a rare denunciation of retired leaders' continued influence, fuelling speculation over how far President Xi Jinping's anti-graft campaign could go.

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    Mum's the word

    Life, Napamon Roongwitoo, Published on 15/08/2012

    » Mother's Day has just passed, and many did not manage to treat their mothers to a gift, a meal or a special treatment. But isn't it unfair that you can only show your love to your mother on that one day?

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    Taiwan tea entrepreneurs brew up new twist on tradition

    AFP, Published on 18/08/2016

    » TAIPEI - Cheap instant "bubble tea" has become one of Taiwan's best-known culinary exports -- now a new wave of entrepreneurs hopes a high-end modern take on traditional brews will also be sipped worldwide.

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    Tea for two, two for tea

    Life, Published on 31/03/2017

    » Until April 30, afternoon tea aficionados in Bangkok are spoiled for choice thanks to "Tea Jubilee @ Ratchaprasong".

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