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  • LEARNING

    M2F: Free mass-market newspaper

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 12/10/2011

    » First issue hit streets of Bangkok yesterday with snappy & concise news for office workers & early morning commuters.

  • TRAVEL

    Blame it on Justin Bieber

    Life, Published on 29/05/2019

    » A large sign warns motorists that Iceland's Fjadrargljufur canyon is closed to visitors but drivers keep on coming down the narrow gravel road. A ranger at a roadblock has to explain why no one can pass: The vulnerable landscape cannot sustain more visitors.

  • LIFESTYLE

    No offence

    Life, Gary Boyle, Published on 22/01/2019

    » You'll be familiar with Jim Jefferies' schtick. He's the archetypal Aussie bloke, unconcerned with politically correct ways to address hot-button topics. His rants wrong-foot you with boozy observations that crystallise into astute commentary on modern society, like he's some kind of pub savant.

  • NEWS

    Crippled Skytrain repairs not expected until midnight

    Online Reporters, Published on 24/02/2016

    » A switching problem that crippled Bangkok’s Skytrain mass-transit system Wednesday morning is not expected to be resolved until late tonight.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Will these change the way we read?

    Life, Published on 02/11/2018

    » 'A book is proof that humans are capable of working magic," cosmologist Carl Sagan once said. "It's a flat object made from a tree with flexible parts on which are imprinted lots of funny dark squiggles. But one glance at it and you're inside the mind of another person, maybe somebody dead for thousands of years."

  • OPINION

    Call off rap song probe

    News, Editorial, Published on 30/10/2018

    » Just as the sun rises every day, the Royal Thai Police and its Technology Crime Suppression Division (TCSD) were predictably quick to pounce on the flash-mob popularity of song sensations Rap Against Dictatorship (RAD).

  • LIFESTYLE

    Sounds celebrating Mandela centenary

    Life, John Clewley, Published on 24/07/2018

    » This month World Beat joins the international celebrations to mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of Nelson Mandela, former president of South Africa, anti-apartheid activist and visionary leader. Mandela was born on July 18, 1918, and passed away on Dec 5, 2013, having served 27 years in prison for his resistance to the racist apartheid system then operating in South Africa.

  • BUSINESS

    Sun setting on renowned print players

    Business, Published on 25/12/2017

    » Damrong Puttan did not think his romance-themed Koo Sang Koo Som, at one time a must-read magazine for most Thai households, would one day come to an end.

  • LIFESTYLE

    If the face fits ...

    Brunch, Kanokporn Chanasongkram, Published on 11/03/2018

    » Once the dream for many women was to become an actress. Now topping the list of ambitions is to become a beauty influencer; to be part of the glamorous realm where one dolls up to attend cosmetics events and receive goody bags with items to overload the beauty wardrobe, and then do reviews or tutorials on YouTube.

  • LIFESTYLE

    We ain't Nate, mate

    Life, Apipar Norapoompipat, Published on 21/07/2017

    » Nathan Bartling, aka "My Mate Nate", is a hero to some and a low-life to many. The Mormon missionary-turned-local-YouTube star has been plastered all over the news this week once again -- finding himself on the end of public outrage after his latest stunt of trying to flatten coins on Bangkok's railroad tracks. The whole event may seem like an overreaction, but this hasn't been the first time that the 24-year-old American has angered locals and expats due to his juvenile stunts.

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