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    Sanitising history

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 01/02/2019

    » Historical parks and learning centres under the Fine Arts Department nationwide will be free of styrofoam food containers soon under a new environmentally friendly policy.

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    The fine art of cultural preservation

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 16/04/2015

    » Borvornvate Rungrujee, director-general of the Fine Arts Department, has an ambitious plan: every year for the next 10 years he will submit one cultural site to be considered for Unesco's World Heritage List.

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    Top ten provinces Bangkokians can’t get enough of

    Published on 05/09/2017

    » Only four months to go and it will be the end of the year again. The year-end is always the peak season for travel, so it is best to plan your trip in advance to ensure you get the best offers both for flights and accommodation. Traveloka is a travel application that will help you secure cheap flight tickets and good value hotels worldwide.

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    Stronger for longer

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 09/03/2016

    » To celebrate the 65th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Thailand and Cambodia, the respective governments have pledged to work together to support cultural exchanges and promote tourism between the two countries.

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    Celebrating the old capital

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 04/01/2017

    » Thon Buri turns 250 this year. For the occasion, authorities have planned a series of year-long celebrations to remember the past -- and present -- glory of the former capital of the Kingdom, whose significance to the history of Siam was momentous. Today Thon Buri is sometimes perceived as "the other side" of Bangkok, a sleepy, less glamorous district. But in truth, the area on the right bank of the river is a trove of historical riches, while its economic and cultural importance is integral to the development of the country.

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    Daring revision

    Life, Chris Baker, Published on 04/02/2013

    » The eminent art historian Piriya Krairiksh is a famous iconoclast. He brazenly proposed that the Ramkhamhaeng inscription, the Magna Carta of Thai history, had been faked by King Mongkut (Rama IV).

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