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  • LIFE

    A real-life fairy tale

    Life, Published on 27/03/2018

    » It all began in 1871 when 17-year-old member of Austria's aristocracy Erwin Mueller decided to take up a job as a store clerk in Hamburg, Germany, instead of fulfilling his father's dream of walking an academic path and serving the country. There he met German pharmacy student Bernhard Grimm who interned at the shop's chemical section.

  • THAILAND

    Serafimerringningen provides closure for Thais in Sweden

    News, Chaiyot Yongcharoenchai, Published on 29/10/2017

    » Attended by thousands of people, the Serafimerringningen ceremony provided closure for the many Thais living in Sweden and surrounding areas who were unable to attend the grand royal cremation in Bangkok on Thursday.

  • LIFE

    Sad, melancholic rhythms

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 31/10/2016

    » Since Oct 14, one day after the passing of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the sounds of conch shells, bugles, pipes and drum beats, followed by the melancholic tones of classical music, have been heard from the Grand Palace six times a day. Each session lasts about 15 minutes and often makes many mourners nationwide burst into tears. This royal tradition is called prakhom yumyam.

  • ADVANCED NEWS

    Long live the King (updated)

    Terry Fredrickson, Published on 05/12/2012

    » A huge crowd filled the Royal Plaza and far beyond to witness a rare public appearance by His Majesty the King as part of his 85th birthday celebrations.

  • LIFE

    A breath of fresh air

    Life, Pattramon Sukprasert, Published on 09/09/2015

    » For Arunee Thammasing, Sri Nakhon Khuean Khun Park in Bang Krachao, Samut Prakan province, is more than just a recreational spot. It is also where she learns about the environment.

  • TRAVEL

    Common threads

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 21/09/2017

    » The silk woven cloth village of Ban Sanuan Nok plants the most mulberry trees in Huai Rat district, Buri Ram. The fresh leaves are the food of silkworms and of the people who use them to enhance their cuisine, and a few of the leaves are even bigger than the size of an adult's hand.

  • LIFE

    From humble beginnings

    Life, Published on 27/03/2018

    » What first catches the eye of visitors to Don Kai Dee Benjarong village in Samut Sakhon is the street art along a small alley. Those wall paintings tell stories of the community, which has made a name from producing high-quality, five-coloured porcelain known as benjarong for more than three decades.

  • BUSINESS

    Scholar for life

    Asia focus, Nareerat Wiriyapong, Published on 16/10/2017

    » I met Prof Dr Satya Vrat Shastri on the evening of Sept 26 for an interview at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok. A day earlier, the renowned Sanskrit scholar had had lunch with Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, when he reminded his former Sanskrit student about his birthday on Sept 29.

  • EASY NEWS

    Who is coming to the wedding?

    Terry Fredrickson, Published on 26/04/2011

    » David Beckham is coming, Elton John is coming and so is "Mr Bean". Barack Obama has not been invited – just some of the interesting details revealed yesterday.

  • THAILAND

    Shows, dances held to celebrate Thai-Russian ties 120 years on

    News, Onnucha Hutasingh, Published on 17/10/2017

    » Saint Petersburg: This year marks the 120th anniversary of Thai-Russian diplomatic relations and activities are being held to celebrate ties between the two countries.

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