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  • OPINION

    Travel Struggles Thais Can Relate To

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 01/11/2019

    » If you're fortunate enough to travel on a regular basis, you may start to pick up on little quirks that come with it. While I don't consider myself consumed by wanderlust, I would like to think that I've travelled enough to be able to share a few amusing quirks and struggles I discovered along the way. For your entertainment (and in some cases, our common commiseration), here are travel titbits Thai can relate to.

  • LIFE

    Seeing red

    Life, Kanokporn Chanasongkram, Published on 04/09/2019

    » In the first part of the 25x25 (Twenty-five by Twenty-five) fashion show, the runway was ablaze with outfits in Elle's emblematic colour.

  • LIFE

    Let there be light

    Muse, Parisa Pichitmarn, Published on 23/12/2017

    » If there is one thing Hungary is becoming known for, it is how this neoclassical, landlocked country is unexpectedly becoming the capital of projection mapping artists. Four prominent groups which hail from Budapest are considered among the top 10 projection artists in the world, and Limelight, which has created the "Beautiful Bangkok" 3D mapping currently showing on the Magnolias Ratchadamri Boulevard, is also one of those pioneers.

  • LIFE

    Where to pay final respects to King Bhumibol

    Life, Kong Rithdee, Published on 26/10/2017

    » The royal cremation day has arrived. Hundreds of thousands are expected to turn up at the ceremonial grounds to witness the historic event. Millions more are going to watch the proceedings on television. Those who would like to pay their last respect to King Bhumibol also have the choice of placing the sandalwood flowers at the 85 replicas of the royal crematorium around the country. There is one in each province and nine in Bangkok.

  • LIFE

    Colourful journey into Thailand's soul

    Life, Kong Rithdee, Published on 20/01/2017

    » The train clangs ahead, moving people and dreams, as it has done since 1893. In Railway Sleepers, a minutely observed film shot entirely on-board a Thai train, we see kids on school trips, young men travelling north and south, hawkers selling food and horoscope books, families and lovers, vacationers who turn the sleeping car into a party venue. They're passengers, and they're also humans. They are, as director Sompot Chidgasornpongse says, a collection of faces that make up a portrait of Thailand.

  • LIFE

    Live thrills

    Life, Published on 25/12/2018

    » It's been an eventful year for live music. Life takes a look back at some of the highlights, and looks ahead to what 2019 has to offer.

  • LIFE

    A visual feast

    B Magazine, Arusa Pisuthipan, Published on 11/11/2018

    » A visit to Vatican City can cause a neck sprain due to its 360 degrees of sheer beauty. It is simply a visual feast.

  • LIFE

    Modern natives

    Guru, Mika Apichatsakol, Published on 12/08/2016

    » In Japan, a young person dressed in full traditional kimono in the big city on a regular day is no spectacle. Nor does there need to be a special occasion in India or Bangladesh to don a vibrant saree. So why in a country that far from lacks traditional culture and a city that loves fashion, have we shied away from the beauty and uniqueness of Thai fabrics and traditional style? I mean when was the last time you wore a proper pha nung or chong kraben?

  • LIFE

    Fun, healthy and charitable

    Life, Published on 10/08/2016

    » There was a fine sprinkle of rain as the day broke, but that couldn't deter 3,000 runners from showing up to run for a good cause. Last Saturday, the 8th Bangkok Post International Mini Marathon took place at CentralWorld. The run, as usual, was a fun, healthy and charitable activity: this year the event raised more than 900,000 baht for Bangkok Post Foundation, which provides education scholarships to needy Thai students across the country.

  • LIFE

    Asean films receive special showcase

    Life, Kong Rithdee, Published on 04/07/2018

    » The riches of Southeast Asian stories and images are celebrated at the 4th Bangkok Asean Film Festival, which opens tonight at SF CentralWorld and runs until Sunday. Hosted by the Thai Ministry of Culture, this year's edition marks the 51st anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, the regional body whose primary mission is economics and which increasingly pays more heed to cultural promotion.

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