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  • NEWS

    Thai journos agree pact to fight 'fake news'

    News, Published on 12/06/2019

    » journalism: A coalition of journalism organisations and institutes have agreed on a pact to fight fake news, according to the Thai Media Fund.

  • NEWS

    Forum pushes new solutions to curb scourge of fake news

    News, Mongkol Bangprapa, Published on 17/05/2019

    » Media advocates have floated ideas for curbing fake news on social media, including a proposal to form a team of experienced reporters in various news beats to serve as fake news "gatekeepers".

  • OPINION

    City commuters stuck in spider's web of delays

    News, Sirinya Wattanasukchai, Published on 05/04/2019

    » How many cards must a Bangkokian carry with them just so they can make their way through the ever-so busy and bustling capital? No, I'm not talking about credit, debit, or loyalty reward cards. I'm talking about the cards that a commuter must carry just so that can move from Point A to B.

  • NEWS

    Nong Than to spearhead safety drive

    News, Anucha Charoenpo, Published on 26/06/2017

    » Nitcharee or "Nong Than" Peneakchanasak, who lost both legs in a train accident in 2011 in Singapore, will spearhead a campaign calling for the Airport Rail Link (ARL) and the Bangkok Mass Transit System, known as BTS, to install safety barriers between tracks and platforms at all stations, her father said Sunday.

  • NEWS

    Bangkok's secret weapon in war against floods

    News, Anchalee Kongrut, Published on 21/10/2017

    » When the torrential rains of Oct 13 caused heavy flooding in Bangkok, several parts of the city were swamped, including Chulalongkorn University Centenary Park in Sam Yan. However, as the park slowly filled with water, Kotchakorn Voraakhom, the landscape architect who designed the project, remained unconcerned. She even expressed her satisfaction in a Facebook post that the park had finally delivered on one of its purposes -- the detention of flood water.

  • NEWS

    Replica pyres nearly completed

    News, Post Reporters, Published on 10/10/2017

    » Construction of replicas of the royal crematorium in 76 provinces nationwide is expected to be completed by Sunday.

  • OPINION

    Bus service is a long way from 'special'

    News, Sirinya Wattanasukchai, Published on 28/09/2016

    » Riding a bus earlier this week gave me a new experience, and not a good one.

  • LEARNING

    Morning Zen

    Published on 30/08/2016

    » It takes a special kind of personality to be a good newsreader. One of TV’s most charismatic anchors is Mechaka Supichayangkul (Zen). Despite being the youngest newsreader on Channel 3’s Reung Lao Chao Nee (Morning Stories), the 26-year-old is as mature and professional as her veteran co-hosts. Zen is probably best known for her interviews with Hollywood superstars such as Matt Damon, Daniel Craig and Chris Evans. The talented host also appears on Kao Wan Mai (The Next Day’s News) and Kao Chao Wan Yood (Weekend Morning News).

  • LIFESTYLE

    Cinema scope

    Life, Published on 12/07/2016

    » Decades have passed since the residents of Bang Rak have been able to count a proper cinema in their vicinity. The tight-knit neighbourhood -- sited near the river and the financial downtown of Silom -- is known for its kaleidoscopic mix of architecture, mom-and-pop businesses and narrow streets, and the district was once home to several stand-alone cinemas all within walking distance of each other. Over the years, those cinemas went out of business as Bangkok expanded to the north and east, and disinvestment gradually drained the old-fashioned district of some vitality.

  • OPINION

    Don't think twice, Bob -- it's all right

    News, Roger Crutchley, Published on 23/10/2016

    » Everyone has an opinion on Bob Dylan being the first songwriter to win the Nobel prize for literature. The organisers explained Dylan was bestowed the honour "as a great poet". At the time of writing, he has yet to respond, a poet unusually lost for words.

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