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  • THAILAND

    King Rama X to lead ceremony

    News, Post Reporters, Published on 13/10/2017

    » His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun will preside over the merit-making ceremonies marking one year since the passing of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej at the Grand Palace Friday and Saturday, according to the Bureau of the Royal Household.

  • THAILAND

    Reprising the royal ceremonies up close

    News, Published on 03/11/2017

    » On Oct 26, several hundred thousand people witnessed an historic event -- the royal cremation ceremony for the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej -- right at Sanam Luang.

  • THAILAND

    Army of homeless chefs seize control of their lives

    News, Penchan Charoensuthipan, Published on 18/09/2017

    » Kannika Pujina, a former vagabond accustomed to sleeping in public squares, found herself competing with chefs from prestigious restaurants in Bangkok this month in a cooking contest aimed at providing homeless people with career opportunities.

  • LIFE

    The volunteer spirit

    Life, Published on 24/10/2017

    » Over 2 million Thais registered to serve as volunteers during the royal cremation period, carrying out several unpaid tasks, at Sanam Luang and elsewhere, from venue preparation, catering, public information services and funeral flower distribution to first aid and traffic safety. Here we talk to some of them about their duties and their pride in serving King Bhumibol one last time.

  • THAILAND

    Volunteers show spirit, lend a hand

    News, Prangthong Jitcharoenkul, Published on 17/10/2016

    » Volunteers from all walks of life flocked to Sanam Luang to serve food items and other necessities to the growing number of mourners who were standing in long queues to say farewell to their beloved His Majesty the King.

  • LIFE

    What's trending and happening this week

    Muse, Published on 05/11/2016

    » 1. There is no understating the appreciation Thai people feel for Japanese food. But with so many restaurants around already and more opening every day, how can one know which of them are actually worth spending money on? Well, for those of us looking for an opinion from the mouths of Japanese natives, look no further than the Bangkok Japanese Restaurant Guide 2016-2017, a comprehensive tome that points you to 75 of the top Japanese restaurants in Bangkok, chosen by a team of Japanese people. Conveniently divided into eight sections based on the type of Japanese food such as sushi, tepanyaki, tempura, ramen, etc, the book also gives you information on the price range, imported ingredients and more, so you can have all the information you need to choose the best restaurant for your particular Japanese cravings. The book costs 480 baht, and can be found at any book store near you.

  • LIFE

    Come fly with us

    Life, Duangphat Sitthipat, Published on 10/04/2015

    » Shoshi Bromley-Dulfano was taking a stroll one breezy evening at Sanam Luang when she came across a string of purple kites. To her, they looked like jellyfish suspended in the sky.

  • THAILAND

    A year of news to inspire

    News, Published on 31/12/2014

    » The past year had bad times - but some of the best times were given by the examples of these neighbours, who provided examples to be proud of.

  • LIFE

    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.

  • ADVANCED NEWS

    State Railway: Land rich but loses money

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 23/01/2012

    » State enterprise with worst financial performance finally reports on assets, liabilities & losses. Essential step in restructuring for efficiency.

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