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  • LIFESTYLE

    Too good to be true

    Life, Bernard Trink, Published on 01/02/2016

    » Yank oceanographer Clive Cussler, on his own and with co-authors, has been penning adventure stories for decades -- all about the sea, and dry land to an extent. In his own boat, the author employs old maps to search for centuries-sunk ships. He's not a treasure-hunter, handing over the doubloons and other items he stumbles across to the proper authorities.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Russian cellist, Greek conductor at TPO

    Life, Published on 15/05/2018

    » The Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra presents "The Flying Dutchman", a concert that will bring award-winning Russian cellist Alexey Stadler and celebrated young Greek conductor Dionysis Grammenos to perform at the Prince Mahidol Hall of Mahidol University, Salaya campus, on Friday at 7pm and Saturday at 4pm.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Tunes from out of space

    Life, John Clewley, Published on 23/08/2016

    » The cosmic connection in music has spawned colourful characters and great musicians like Sun Ra and George Clinton. The innovative bandleader Ra said he'd been born in outer space, a claim also made by Clinton (although the latter's sister reportedly said that she thought he had been born in North Carolina). Listening to their music or watching Clinton's huge Mothership descend onto a stage that included at least one musician dressed in adult diapers, you'd certainly be excused for thinking these talented musicians were indeed from outer space.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Expanding the Asean screen

    Life, Kong Rithdee, Published on 23/10/2015

    » Across Indochina the movie houses are bubbling with energy, and as the region's big brother in popular culture, Thai film is quick to tap into these growing markets. Some recent examples: The teen comedy May Who?, which came out here earlier this month, has just opened in Laos and Cambodia (with the same familiar posters, but with the wriggling scripts of the local languages).

  • NEWS

    Chatchai pins down legal trawler number

    News, Post Reporters, Published on 31/08/2018

    » The number of local vessels permitted to catch fish in Thai waters stands at more than 10,700, Deputy Prime Minister Gen Chatchai Sarikulya announced on Thursday, adding that it is the first time any government has been able to come up with such a precise figure.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Pretty is as pretty does

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 04/09/2014

    » In response to Christopher Marlowe's line in Doctor Faustus, "Was this the face that launch'd a thousand ships", performer Sasapin Siriwanij is saying "no".

  • BUSINESS

    RMS Queen Mary in dire need of repairs

    Business, Associated Press, Published on 16/03/2017

    » LONG BEACH, California - The Queen Mary is so corroded that it's at urgent risk of flooding or collapse, and the price tag for fixing up the 1930s ocean liner could be near $300 million, according to a survey done by experts.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Scary swim

    Life, Kong Rithdee, Published on 08/08/2014

    » Love hurts. Young love hurts even more and pregnancy, the unwanted kind, hurts (and haunts) the most. Hear me puppy lovers: without self-restraint, at least carry condoms. Without condoms, well, wear a strong amulet or else the demon will follow you like an interminable bloodhound — at least when abortion is still illegal and immoral in this society.

  • LEARNING

    Angry spirits

    Terry Fredrickson, Published on 25/07/2011

    » With three helicopters crashing in just eight days, some people are convinced supernatural forces, like angry forest spirits, are to blame.

  • NEWS

    Ghost boats mystery grips Japan

    AFP, Published on 04/12/2015

    » TOKYO - Mystery surrounds a fleet of ghost boats with headless skeletons or rotting corpses on board that are washing up on Japan's shores.

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