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  • LIFE

    Made in Thailand

    Guru, Published on 05/07/2019

    » To say that Thailand has been getting global recognition lately may be a bit of an understatement. After all, it's not a secret that it's a famous tourist destination with plenty of beautiful beaches and street food that's been topping lists for years now. Of course, these are only just a few things Thailand is well-known for but we don't really have the time to get into all of that (*cough* rigged election *cough*). However, people from the outside may have a narrow view of what Thailand and its culture really is, but fortunately, there are things that help put a spotlight on these things. The next instalment of the Fast and Furious franchise is filming right now in parts of Thailand, including Krabi where its governor stated that the film would be a "great advertisement for the nature, culture and history of the kingdom". Erm sure, that's what the Fast and Furious franchise is all about anyway. While the film will most likely be more about cars zoom-zooming and vroom-vrooming, there are a number of shows on TV that give a better focus on Thai culture. Here are a few.

  • SPORTS

    Tennis stars learn Thai cooking from Jay Fai

    Sports, Tor Chittinand, Published on 23/12/2017

    » After firing aces at different arenas across the world the whole year round, stars Simona Halep of Romania, Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia and Britain's Johanna Konta on Friday learned how to serve up an omelette.

  • BUSINESS

    On a roll

    Asia focus, Tanyatorn Tongwaranan, Published on 19/10/2015

    » Forty years ago on the coast of the Arabian Sea, Apollo Tyres Ltd opened its first manufacturing plant in the southern Indian state of Kerala, producing automobile tyres and tubes, camelback materials and rubber conveyor belts.

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