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  • THAILAND

    Elite mediator talks philosophy

    News, Wassana Nanuam, Published on 24/06/2019

    » Palang Pracharath Party (PPRP) heavyweight Thammanat Prompao likens his work and the criticism he faces on a daily basis, which sometimes land him in hot water, to maintaining control of a hula hoop.

  • LIFE

    The tragedy behind the triumph

    Life, Tatat Bunnag, Published on 09/08/2019

    » The life of a professional athlete may appear to be nothing but glamorous and prestigious to those on the outside. But there's often a lot more going on behind the scenes than we're aware of.

  • OPINION

    Modern world leaders are just walking cliches

    News, Leonid Bershidsky, Published on 30/07/2019

    » One of the most striking things about Boris Johnson, who became UK prime minister, is how precisely he fits the stereotype of the eccentric upper-class Brit. With his elevation, Britain joins several major nations led by people who embody their national stereotypes and not the best of them at that. However, it could be argued that it's leaders defying such cliches who take their countries forward.

  • WORLD

    UK says three Iranian boats tried to block tanker in Gulf

    Reuters, Published on 11/07/2019

    » LONDON: Three Iranian vessels attempted to block the passage of an oil tanker, the British Heritage, through the Strait of Hormuz, but withdrew after warnings from a Royal Navy warship, a government spokesman said on Thursday.

  • LIFE

    Let's Celebrate Social Media Day

    Guru, Pasavat Tanskul, Published on 28/06/2019

    » Fun fact: June 30 is Social Media Day. Yes, it's a thing. The day celebrates social media's use as an effective global communication platform. To honour the occasion, we gathered a few factoids, tidbits and stories relating to social media to see how much it has connected and consumed our lives.

  • OPINION

    Doubleplusgood?

    News, Postbag, Published on 22/06/2019

    » Re: "Orwellian Thailand", (PostBag, June 20).

  • LIFE

    Glistening with gusto

    Life, Published on 18/06/2019

    » Invariably energetic on the podium, the inspirational Japanese conductor Hide Shindori has made annual visits to direct the Royal Bangkok Symphony Orchestra for quite a few years now, so that returning audiences know exactly what to expect from the podium when he is at the helm. He has a wonderful way with the Classical period masters in particular, and the recent "Italian Festival In Thailand 2019" concert in the small hall of the Thailand Cultural Centre featured joyous, highly listenable works by Josef Haydn, Ignaz Malzat and Mozart which positively glistened with gusto from beginning to end.

  • WORLD

    Sudanese celebrate transition to civilian rule

    AFP, Published on 17/08/2019

    » KHARTOUM - Sudan was poised Saturday to celebrate a historic deal between generals and protest leaders for a transition to civilian rule, which many hope will bring increased freedom and prosperity.

  • WORLD

    Myanmar insurgents attack army college, police post

    Reuters, Published on 15/08/2019

    » YANGON: Ethnic insurgents launched fresh attacks across northern Myanmar on Thursday, burning a police post and killing at least one civilian staff member at an elite military college, an army spokesman said.

  • WORLD

    Nadal dominates Medvedev in Montreal for 35th Masters title

    AFP, Published on 12/08/2019

    » MONTREAL: Rafael Nadal completed a 6-3, 6-0 demolition of Russian Daniil Medvedev to win in Montreal on Sunday and extend his record haul of Masters 1000 titles.

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