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    A year of tears

    Life, Published on 13/10/2017

    » One year ago today, Thailand lost a great king, the moral and spiritual centre of the entire nation. Upon hearing the news, people sobbed on the bus, wept on the train, cried in the office. It's one of those rare moments in life that affected all of us in such a way that we remember exactly where we were and how we felt when the reality of what happened set in. One year on, we ask dozens of people from all walks of life about how they remember that fateful day.

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    Made in China, via Bangkok

    Muse, Parisa Pichitmarn, Published on 26/08/2017

    » It's not often that you get to see austere ministers of various ministries, business bigwigs, Hong Kong superstar Ray Lui (better known in Thailand as Tingli), K-pop singers and hundreds of screaming groupies all in the same room. Yet all those differing personalities came together under the flashing glitz and glam of the Thailand Headlines Person of the Year Award ceremony last month at Bangkok Convention Centre, Centara Grand.

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    A tribute to floral Thailand

    Life, Peerawat Jariyasombat, Published on 18/12/2014

    » Beautiful flowers never fail to fascinate. Besides the country's landscaped gardens, there are many scenic routes and places in Thailand where you can visit to admire floral beauty. Quite often, the flowers in the wilderness or along the roads, look much livelier and impressive than those in neatly trimmed gardens.

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    On the hunt for the plant thieves

    Brunch, Normita Thongtham, Published on 07/12/2014

    » Why would someone steal the world's rarest water lily? That was the question asked by Sam Knight in an article published in the British newspaper The Guardian recently. He wrote the lengthy article after the smallest water lily in the world, the Nymphaea thermarum, whose white flowers measure less than 1cm across, was stolen from — of all places — the Princess of Wales Conservatory in the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew in London.

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    Tough love

    Published on 15/11/2016

    » After only eight episodes, GMM Grammy’s new drama SOTUS the Series is already dominating the airwaves. And the show is not only successful in Thailand but across Asia as well, with large audiences in China and Taiwan. Based on a popular yaoi novel by author Bittersweet, the show tells the story of love and friendship between two university students.

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    What's trending and happening this week

    Muse, Apipar Norapoompipat, Published on 18/03/2017

    » 1. Flying as a couple (or gang) just got even sweeter with the new double bed and adjustable panels unveiled by Qatar Airways last week. This QSuite, which allows groups to socialise or create their own room, will be in operation in June. In the meantime, try to score a trip to your dream destination by taking part in their "Going Places Together" campaign. Visit www.qrgoingplacestogether.com for a chance to win round-trip tickets valued at more than 200,000 baht. Between this year and next, a total of 15 new destinations will be launched. Later this year, the airline will also be flying to Chiang Mai, and new spots such as Canberra, Auckland, Dublin, Las Vegas, Rio de Janeiro, Sarajevo, Skopje and Nice.

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    Floods: New rice seeds on the way

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 19/12/2011

    » With climate change, floods, droughts & plant diseases making lives of farmers more difficult, Thai scientists have developed stronger seeds (Photo: Walailak Keeratipipatpong).

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    No slacking off in hunt for salak

    Brunch, Normita Thongtham, Published on 14/08/2016

    » Roy Cruise sent me an email asking where to find chempedak (Artocarpus integer), salak (Salacca zalacca) and gandaria (Bouea macrophylla) in Thailand. A friend of his in Cavite, Philippines, had asked him to look for the said fruit trees but he has not been able to find them in Mae Hong Son, where he lives. "I was wondering if you had any idea where I may find them?" he asked.

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    PTTEP progresses with innovative R&D

    Business, Lamonphet Apisitniran, Published on 20/02/2017

    » PTT Exploration and Production Plc (PTTEP), the only SET-listed upstream petroleum company, is investing more in innovations that create its own know-how and technologies to further maintain its exploration facilities and cut the costs of imported services even more.

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    Seeds of hope in forest fight

    Spectrum, Piyaporn Wongruang, Published on 14/07/2013

    » Thap Lan National Park chief Taywin Meesap guides a team of rangers to a plot showing some signs of progress in the battle to win back land lost to forest encroachment.

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