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  • OPINION

    Late King's wishes for Thai children

    News, Published on 12/01/2019

    » As Thailand celebrates National Children's Day today, I wish to share my recollection of a memorable audience with His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej and his profound message and wishes for the children of Thailand and the world. I had the great honour to meet the late king on Nov 12, 1998. I was then serving as Unicef's regional director for East Asia and the Pacific, based in Bangkok. The occasion of my audience with the late king at Chitralada Palace was to accompany visiting Unicef executive director Carol Bellamy. Also accompanying us was the late Thai foreign minister Surin Pitsuwan. ​

  • LIFE

    The magic of movies

    Life, Published on 09/04/2019

    » The Royal Bangkok Symphony Orchestra (RBSO) under the Royal Patronage of HRH Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana has recently focused on a number of Russian classical works. For its concert at the Thailand Cultural Centre tomorrow, the RBSO moves firmly into the late 20th and early 21st centuries with a programme devoted to film soundtracks featuring the music from four classic movie musicals. Titled "Music From Great Movie Musicals", the concert under the baton of Vanich Potavanich is presented in honour of HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn.

  • LIFE

    The star is out tonight

    Life, Published on 13/05/2019

    » It's hard to believe there was a time when pop stars hid their homosexuality. Ultimately icons for the community, Elton John and George Michael played it straight for years. Camp Freddy was indeed mercurial, slipping the topic for years yet writing songs for his soulmate, a woman.

  • BUSINESS

    Relationship king

    Asia focus, Tanyatorn Tongwaranan, Published on 26/11/2018

    » Perhaps dreaming is in the blood of the Chaudhary family. They are never content with the status quo, and always ready to apply grit and ambition to do whatever it takes to fulfill their dreams.

  • OPINION

    The long, distant echoes of World War I resonate

    News, Published on 12/11/2018

    » A hundred years ago yesterday, at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, World War I in Europe ended. It had cost tens of millions of lives, utterly destroyed the existing political order, and paved the way for the rise of fascism and a repeat performance of global conflict in the form of World War II.

  • OPINION

    Sucking the wind out of the elections

    News, Kong Rithdee, Published on 05/05/2018

    » The verb of the week is "to dood".

  • WORLD

    3 dead, dozens injured in violent white nationalist rally

    Associated Press, Published on 13/08/2017

    » CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va: A car rammed into a crowd of protesters and a state police helicopter crashed into the woods Saturday as tension boiled over at a white supremacist rally. The violent day left three dead, dozens injured and this usually quiet college town a bloodied symbol of the nation's roiling racial and political divisions.

  • LIFE

    Consumers win as veteran editors move online

    Life, Kanokporn Chanasongkram, Published on 04/08/2016

    » In recent years, magazine closures have become so common, it is anticipated that print media will come to the point of extinction as 21st century readers move completely to consuming information from computers and digital devices.

  • OPINION

    Crimean conflict simmers on with Jamala's victory

    News, Leonid Bershidsky, Published on 18/05/2016

    » Ukraine may not be able to win its wars against Russian-backed rebels and against domestic corruption, but it has just beaten Russia in spectacular fashion at the Eurovision Song Contest. The political message has been amplified by the pundits, but the Russians and Ukrainian voters themselves seemed unwilling to be dragged into the propaganda war.

  • OPINION

    Apple must continue to resist FBI's 'cracking' demands

    News, Wanda Sloan, Published on 22/02/2016

    » It has been 25 years since encryption hit the computer-internet mainstream, and it is disheartening to see just how little the issue is understood.

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