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    What's in a name change?

    B Magazine, Andrew Biggs, Published on 15/09/2019

    » It's been an intense week for Thailand's deputy agriculture minister, whose dubious past as a drug runner has been revealed in an exposé in The Sydney Morning Herald, written by one Michael Ruffles.

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    Two-month dining campaign

    Life, Published on 05/09/2019

    » More than 50 special dishes from 14 well-known dining establishments are being served during From Farm To Table From Doi Tung To EM Dining at both the Emporium and EmQuartier until Oct 31.

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    Your other set of footprints

    Life, Suwitcha Chaiyong, Published on 26/08/2019

    » A survivor from the 2018 Stoneman Douglas High School shooting massacre in Florida, American pro-gun activist Kyle Kashuv made headlines earlier this year after Harvard University rescinded its admission over his use of racial slurs. After Kashuv wrote the comments on Google Docs for a class study guide and in Skype messages, they were captured and shared to the media by students who knew him. Although the 18-year-old posted an apology about his past behaviour, he still lost a spot at Harvard.

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    Tinder swipes right on Thailand

    Life, Published on 19/08/2019

    » In recent years, the dating app Tinder has gained a lot of popularity in Asia, especially among the 18-30 age group.

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    The sound of Isan on your TV

    Life, Suwitcha Chaiyong, Published on 02/08/2019

    » When TV drama Dok Khoon, Sieng Khaen was planned to be screened on GMM25, the announcement received positive response. Featuring locations in Thailand's northeastern region and characters speaking Isan, the show was expected to be an enjoyable programme.

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    Bangkok plays host to German filmmaking

    Life, Published on 08/07/2019

    » The newest and best films from the world of German language cinema will be presented during German Film Week 2019, which kicks off today and runs until Sunday.

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    Let's Celebrate Social Media Day

    Guru, Pasavat Tanskul, Published on 28/06/2019

    » Fun fact: June 30 is Social Media Day. Yes, it's a thing. The day celebrates social media's use as an effective global communication platform. To honour the occasion, we gathered a few factoids, tidbits and stories relating to social media to see how much it has connected and consumed our lives.

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    Entrepreneur in overdrive

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 22/04/2019

    » Do you remember what you were doing when you were 13? Aaron Tan, a teenage prodigy in Singapore, was running his first tech startup. He then went on to set up two more companies before turning 21. Today he is the CEO of Singapore-based Carro, an automotive marketplace and services portal that started from his love of trading cars, not driving them.

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    A flash in the pan

    B Magazine, Suthon Sukphisit, Published on 21/05/2017

    » The most notorious pan in Thailand now is the Korea King pan being sold through social media and home shopping networks. The value-adding word "Korea" makes the Teflon pan seem more hi-so and eligible to be expensive. The product's advertisement claims that the frying equipment is worth 13,000 baht but the buy-one-get-one promotion offers shoppers two for only 3,300 baht. The importers are said to spend 15-16 million baht a month for such advertising but so far they have made up to 8 billion baht.

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    The Pok Pok chef returns

    Guru, Pasavat Tanskul, Published on 01/03/2019

    » From his humble beginnings as a dishwasher in Vermont, chef Andy Ricker's frequent travels to Thailand gave him a taste of northern Thai and Isan cuisines. After years of training, the restaurateur adapted the cuisines for his Pok Pok Thai restaurant in Portland, Oregon which would later expand into a franchise across several cities, including Los Angeles and New York. After making an appearance at last year's Mad Face Food Week, he is returning this year as the main chef of Mad Face's Exclusive Private Dinners to introduce his latest interest — Vietnamese cuisine.

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