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    Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge opens Friday

    Business, Published on 31/05/2019

    » ANAHEIM, California: Chewbacca climbed into the cockpit of the Millennium Falcon and fireworks flew overhead as Walt Disney Co dedicated its new Star Wars section at California's Disneyland Resort on Wednesday.

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    Floral Festival

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 16/03/2017

    » This month, those travelling to Nan should not miss the opportunity to enjoy the beauty of the Bretschneidera sinensis (chompoo phu kha) flowers at Doi Phu Kha National Park as well as Doi Maneepruek and Khun Sathan National Park.

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    Happy Swiss-mas + Culinary Delights

    Holiday Time, Published on 14/12/2016

    » On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, art and culinary highlights will transform the beachfront lawn at Mövenpick Siam Hotel Pattaya into the first Christmas Market by the sea. In addition to seasonal favorites including Raclette cheese and mulled wine, the evening Swiss-style festive market will also have a special kids zone dedicated to family fun -- a twinkling festive gathering point for families, friends, and couples.

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    A hidden gem

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 25/08/2016

    » Along a stretch from Lan Luang Road to Nakhon Sawan Road, less than 500m from Phan Fa Bridge, is the Nang Loeng Community. Its former name is E-Loeng, named after the oversized Mon-style jars.

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    A touch of Thai vehicles

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 06/10/2016

    » The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has launched "A Touch of Thai Vehicles" campaign to promote local means of transportation and communities.

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    Flying the flag

    Life, Peerawat Jariyasombat, Published on 05/05/2016

    » After splashing water throughout Songkran, the villagers of Ngao district in Lampang continue celebrating in their own way -- by making an extra-long traditional flag.

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    Vegetarian Festival

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 15/10/2015

    » The Vegetarian Festival originated in China, and is based on a Chinese belief that seven Lord Buddhas and two bodhisattvas (enlightened beings) annually visit the world in the form of nine deities. They stay for nine days and nine nights in the ninth lunar month. In Southeast Asia, the Vegetarian Festival has become a tradition in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand. This traditional observation of vegetarian diet is for people of Chinese descent to do spiritual cleansing and merit-making. This year, the festival in Thailand is being celebrated until Oct 21.

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    Legacy of early man

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 30/06/2016

    » Visiting museums in Thailand is no longer dull since several museums have been renovated and well-presented. Since its big improvement late last year, the 128-year-old National Museum Bangkok regularly comes up with rotating exhibitions. The latest is the ongoing "Early Man Of Our Land" exhibition, which will be held until Aug 21 at Issaravinitchai Throne Hall.

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    All shook up

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 12/05/2016

    » You may have seen or joined a monk ordination ceremony in your neighbourhood. In some communities, a monk-to-be may sit on the shoulders of a male relative or friend, on the back of an elephant, a horse or on a plastic chair in the back of a pickup truck for a parade starting from home to the temple.

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    The heart of our city

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 29/10/2015

    » The east bank of the Chao Phraya River where the history of Bangkok began is called Koh Rattanakosin because it is land surrounded by water and looks like an island. Its west side is adjacent to the river and the east end is the Khlong Khumuang Doem Canal. King Rama I, the first monarch of the Chakri Dynasty, established Bangkok on the east bank of the Chao Phraya River in 1782 as the new capital.

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