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  • BUSINESS

    Seeing the (mangrove) forest for the trees

    Business, Chatrudee Theparat, Published on 07/09/2019

    » Wit and intelligence were vital to the man's development, but for Sanit Aksornkoae, chairman of the government's planning unit, what's more important is a man's good heart and good spirits.

  • 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.

  • THAILAND

    Reprising the royal ceremonies up close

    News, Published on 03/11/2017

    » On Oct 26, several hundred thousand people witnessed an historic event -- the royal cremation ceremony for the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej -- right at Sanam Luang.

  • THAILAND

    Scientists make coral breakthrough

    News, Arusa Pisuthipan, Published on 25/04/2019

    » Marine scientists at Chulalongkorn University unveiled the world's first coral reef breeding method that utilises the frozen sperm cells of the finger staghorn coral.

  • LIFE

    A beautiful responsibility

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 05/06/2017

    » Immediately after the passing of King Bhumibol Adulyadej on Oct 13 last year, a team of Fine Arts Department architectural specialists began their work to design the royal crematorium. Kokiart Thongphud -- known as the trusted right-hand man of the late architect Arwut Ngernchuklin, who designed several previous royal crematoriums -- knew that the responsibility would fall on his shoulders. That night his brain began to whirl, his hands skilfully moving the pencil, rulers and paper, his eyes focusing on the details.

  • THAILAND

    Summer storm, small hailstones in northern Bangkok

    Online Reporters, Published on 25/04/2019

    » Some areas in northern Bangkok were pounded by a summer storm, strong winds and sometimes small hailstones on Thursday.

  • LIFE

    A soulful remembrance

    Life, Tretip Kamolsiri, Published on 29/12/2016

    » The Royal Bangkok Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Vanich Potavanich led musicians, soloists and choruses to deliver a heartfelt programme "Tribute To The Supreme Artist Concert" in remembrance of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej on Dec 21. The performance full of grace and lamentation attracted audiences of all ages, as well as expatriates and music lovers at the Main Hall, Thailand Culture Centre.

  • 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.

  • LIFE

    Family sings the hits

    Life, Published on 13/11/2018

    » Thailand's grande dame of jazz Kamala Sukosol and her family bring all the glitz and glamour of Broadway and Hollywood to her latest charity concert, which will be staged at Sukosol Hotel, Si Ayutthaya Road, from Thursday, Nov 15 until Saturday, Nov 17, starting at 8pm.

  • THAILAND

    'Crime buster' heads up border security

    News, Wassayos Ngamkham, Published on 29/10/2018

    » Dubbed by media as "the crime buster of Bangkok", Pol Maj Gen Sompong Chingduang has been put in charge of the Border Patrol Police (BPP).

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