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    Foxes' farewell to Vichai

    Sports, Published on 12/11/2018

    » LEICESTER: The soundtrack to Leicester's sporting fairytale now carries a mournful melody.

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    No goals but huge emotion as Leicester honour late owner

    Published on 11/11/2018

    » Leicester City shared a 0-0 draw with Burnley at the King Power stadium on Saturday when football was again overshadowed by emotional tributes to the club's late owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha.


    The inciting incident

    Life, Kong Rithdee, Published on 06/10/2017

    » On Sept 24, 1976, two electricians were beaten and hanged to death from the top of a gate somewhere in Nakhon Pathom, victims of an escalating right-wing terror in Thai politics of that heady decade. Two weeks later, as protests against the return to the Kingdom of former dictator Gen Thanom Kittikajorn gathered steam, students at Thammasat University staged a play about the hanging of the two men. Soon the photographs of the play were used by nationalists to whip up anger and fear of communism, which led to the massacre on the morning of Oct 6 as police and militias laid siege to the university, killing, maiming and brutalising scores of people in one of the worst incidents of bloodshed in modern Thai history.


    Major launches campaign with Disney

    Business, Nanat Suchiva, Published on 31/10/2017

    » Major Cineplex Group Plc is joining hands with Walt Disney Thailand Co to launch the "Year of Marvel at Major Cineplex" campaign, aiming to generate more than 1 billion baht next year from Marvel Studios' coming movies and exclusive souvenirs.


    Chearavanont family keeps crown as rich Thais get richer

    Business, Published on 01/06/2017

    » The Chearavanont brothers, led by Dhanin Chearavanont, honorary chairman of Charoen Pokphand (CP) Group, Thailand's agriculture and food conglomerate, remain the wealthiest family in Thailand this year, according to Forbes magazine.

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    Monk's lucky charms fire Leicester to title

    Spectrum, Published on 25/12/2016

    » Leicester City's English Premier League championship triumph is a fairytale of a small football club that manages to win big with a little help from mythical amulets ... sort of. Of course, the much coveted title was the product of the hard work of the players and manager Claudio Ranieri. But support from the three magic amulets given by a senior Thai monk might also have helped.

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    Our top 10 stories in a year that will be hard to forget

    Spectrum, Published on 25/12/2016

    » Over the past year 'Spectrum' has reported a wide range of issues to give readers valuable insights. Our reporter ambushed the monk who helped Leicester City to their shock English Premier League title to get an exclusive. Another reporter blended in with Chinese yuppies in the new business district of Bangkok to find out why they decided to migrate to Thailand. Two reporters did a series of stories on the Tiger Temple by hanging out with the veterinarian, monks and national park officers to listen to all sides. We were determined to find the truth. Last month we also went up to Chiang Mai to talk to Hmong girls wrongly accused of stealing a British tourist's watch. Here are the top 10 stories in another exciting year of reporting.


    Stories from dad

    Life, Duangphat Sitthipat, Published on 04/12/2015

    » Handbooks on parenting are mostly penned by mothers based on their first-hand experiences of giving birth, nursing and raising their children. But there is also a sizeable number of fathers who write parenting books too. To mark Father's Day tomorrow, Life speaks with three fathers who have chosen to convey their fatherly know-how through the written word.

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    About Politics

    News, Published on 19/11/2016

    » Yingluck's rice photo ops and Prayut's subsidies come under attack v Some election commissioners are scrambling to protect their jobs under new qualification rules v New army chief Gen Chalermchai likes to appease his masters


    Top of the table

    Asia focus, Published on 14/12/2015

    » While many Asians are seeking new ways to satisfy their appetites by moving away from rice-based staples toward wheat and potatoes, experts say demand for rice across the region will continue to swell.

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