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    Precious lessons for protecting our nature

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 13/06/2016

    » Last week, there was good and bad news about the environment. I learnt a lot about environmental protection measures during my June 6-7 visit to Japan's Yakushima Island, of which 20% of the total area is registered as a World Natural Heritage Site by Unesco. Later on June 9, I was happy to hear that various groups of people planted trees on some parts of deforested land in Nan and many other Thais planted trees elsewhere and also at home.

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    Countdown nationwide

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 28/12/2017

    » The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) invites all to count down to the new year with the Amazing Thailand Countdown 2018 celebrations in five regions, with highlighted activities in Lampang, Sakon Nakhon, Phuket, Rayong and Kanchanaburi. The events will take place on Saturday and Sunday, from 4pm-midnight.

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    A new height of travelogue

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 16/06/2016

    » After the success of its drama series Goodbye Ghosts! and The Most Difficult Romance, GEM television channel -- the latest entertainment channel from Sony Pictures Television Networks, Asia -- will bring out the best in We Are Asia: Dean Fujioka & Friends, a travel and entertainment documentary, which will be on air every Sunday at 7.30pm on GEM Channel via TrueVisions Channel 244. The world premiere will open on Sunday.

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    Back to nature

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 08/12/2016

    » Kanchanaburi has long been a popular destination for day trippers. However, the scenic Sai Yok National Park and several caves and rafting on the Kwae Noi River seem overlooked by Thai tourists. These places are worth visits besides the infamous Death Railway and the Hollywood-misnamed "Bridge On The River Kwai" that remain popular tourist spots.

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    Mackerel fest in Samut Sakhon

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 29/10/2015

    » From Nov 17-22, the "7th Delicious Platoo At Tha Chalom Festival" will be held on the bank of the Tha Chin River in front of Wat Chong Lom in tambon Tha Chalom, Muang district, Samut Sakhon, from 9am-8pm.

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    Lotus flowers ceremony

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 01/10/2015

    » From Oct 23-26, Samut Prakan's Bang Phli district will host the Rub Bua (Presentation of Lotus Flowers) ceremony, a centuries-old tradition of Thai people of Mon descent. One day before the end of Buddhist Lent, Buddhists in the area bring lotus blossoms in a boat procession along Samrong canal from Bang Phli District Office to the temple to worship Luang Phor Toh, the temple's principal Buddha statue.

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    Walking trip in Bangkok

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 11/02/2016

    » On Saturday, Siam Vision, a cultural group, will lead a walking tour in the heart of Bangkok by the Chao Phraya River from 4.30-8pm.

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    A Catholic parade in Suphan Buri

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 16/10/2014

    » On Oct 26, the procession of the statue of the Virgin Mary by boat will take place on the Suphan Buri River between Ban Yuan (a community of Thai people of Vietnamese descent) and Phra Mae Prachak Church in tambon Ton Tan, Song Phi Nong district of Suphan Buri, starting at 9am.

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    Raptor watching

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 08/10/2015

    » From mid-October until mid-November, the annual raptor-watching festival will take place on Khao Radar, a mountain in Bang Saphan Noi district, Prachuap Khiri Khan province.

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    Culture on a string

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 29/10/2014

    » While the epic Ramakien is told through nang talung, the art of shadow puppetry from southern Thailand, a shadow puppet from Hamburg, Germany, will portray a child waking up in the middle of the night.

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