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  • LIFESTYLE

    Weaving communities together

    Life, Published on 26/02/2018

    » More than a decade ago, no one in the northern province of Lamphun gave much attention to "geographical indication", a status that identifies a product with its specific origin. But today the province is renowned for the implementation of geographical indications, or GI tags, that can improve the quality of pha mai yok dok Lamphun, a well-known hand-woven silk brocade that has intricate and elegant designs.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Massacre's memory

    Life, Kong Rithdee, Published on 20/07/2017

    » The noblest thing is to remember the dead, no matter how long it has been. In the documentary Respectfully Yours, friends and families of some of the victims of the Oct 6, 1976, massacre remember those who were brutally maimed, tortured and killed on the grounds of Thammasat University 41 years ago, as the police and right-wing militia laid siege.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Books of secrets

    Life, Anchalee Kongrut, Published on 30/11/2016

    » Pintima Lertsomboon, a librarian at Thammasat University, remembered trying to work on Oct 14 in order to soothe the bereavement brought by news of the death of His Majesty King Bhumibol. Her task as librarian usually offers her peace of mind. She has been tasked to separate the cremation books out of 10,000 rare books in the library, putting them in their own category.

  • NEWS

    'The Face' hands transgenders a welcome chance

    News, Published on 09/04/2017

    » This week, The Face Thailand, the reality model contestant show, will feature the remaining nine contestants, including transgender model Natachat Chanchiew, after fellow transgender model Chananchida Rungpetcharat, a runner-up in Miss Tiffany Universe 2013, was eliminated from the competition last week.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Sex education

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 11/07/2016

    » Male TV-talk-show host Wuthithorn "Woody" Milintachinda announced recently that he's married a man. The news in a way served as a long-awaited clarification given that Wuthithorn's sexual identity has always been in question. Indeed, it's received a mixed bag of reactions.

  • OPINION

    We need to fight homophobia at home

    News, Paisarn Likhitpreechakul, Published on 14/06/2016

    » As the world reels in shock and sorrow from the Orlando gay club shooting which killed at least 50 people and injured many more in Florida, some jumped to lay blame on the faith of the shooter, who was said to have been angered by the sight of two men kissing.

  • LIFESTYLE

    A Thai hero's remarkable contributions get an airing

    Life, Published on 04/03/2016

    » Next Wednesday will be the centennial of the late Puey Ungphakorn, known as the founding father of modern Thai economy and recently named by UNESCO as one of the world's most important people for his "impeccable ethics".

  • LEARNING

    Bangkok Post's "Person of the Year"

    Terry Fredrickson, Published on 26/12/2011

    » If you were a volunteer, the Person of the Year is you! – and the thousands of others who gave their time to help others during the year's natural disasters.

  • LEARNING

    Calculating the bill

    Terry Fredrickson, Published on 27/10/2010

    » The compensation bill to the government for helping those affected by the floods is expected to be very high.

  • LEARNING

    The Banpu coal story

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 16/10/2012

    » How the youngest son of Thailand's largest sugar company created one of Asia's largest coal companies.

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