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  • ADVANCED NEWS

    Queen's Birthday: Helping people to walk again

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 07/08/2012

    » 24,000 people in Thailand have lost legs, mostly from auto accidents. New artificial leg reduces cost to 35,000 from 50,000.

  • LIFE

    Culture on a string

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 29/10/2014

    » While the epic Ramakien is told through nang talung, the art of shadow puppetry from southern Thailand, a shadow puppet from Hamburg, Germany, will portray a child waking up in the middle of the night.

  • LIFE

    Not just a pretty face

    Life, Kanokporn Chanasongkram, Published on 27/02/2015

    » Over the past five years, Nadech Kugimiya has starred in only six soap operas and one movie, Khu Kam, but that's enough to make the Austrian-Thai (with a Japanese name) one of the hottest heartthrobs in the industry today.

  • TRAVEL

    Loy Krathong in Ayutthaya

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 05/11/2015

    » From Nov 21-25, celebrations for the Loy Krathong Festival will take place at the Bang Sai Royal Folk Arts and Crafts Centre in Bang Sai district and three other places in Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya district.

  • LIFE

    Worthy of a name

    B Magazine, Normita Thongtham, Published on 04/12/2016

    » Piya Chalermglin, PhD, intrepid plant explorer and extraordinary researcher at the Thailand Institute of Scientific and Technological Research, recently retired. He spent 20 years of his career surveying the country's plant genetic resources, particularly Magnoliales, which includes the custard apple family Annonaceae and the magnolia family Magnoliaceae. In the process, he earned the distinction of having discovered 17 species new to science, joining the likes of famous botanist Carl Linnaeus and other plant explorers who immortalised their names by inspiring the names of some plants.

  • LIFE

    Preserving historical and cultural legacy

    Life, Arusa Pisuthipan, Published on 05/04/2017

    » Thai Heritage Conservation Day is observed every year on April 2, which is also HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn's birthday. So in honour of the princess, as well as to mark this special day designated to raise public awareness of the country's artistic, historical and cultural legacy, this year the Fine Arts Department under the Ministry of Culture has arranged a number of activities at museums and historical parks nationwide.

  • OPINION

    Recognition fight continues for indigenous peoples

    News, Published on 17/08/2017

    » Having signed the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, Thailand recognises the concept of indigeneity, i.e., native peoples. Yet, presently in Thailand, the state does not acknowledge being home to indigenous peoples. This oversight must be addressed.

  • LIFE

    Celebrating India in Thailand

    Life, Published on 31/08/2017

    » The "Festival Of India" in Thailand will celebrate the 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

  • THAILAND

    Going green for royalty

    News, Supoj Wancharoen, Published on 26/05/2018

    » When urban residents want to save trees in the city, it is BIGTrees, an urban conservation group, who many people turn to.

  • THAILAND

    Plan to turn water hyacinth from menace to cash cow

    News, Published on 29/06/2018

    » Scheme to cash in on water hyacinth

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