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  • LIFESTYLE

    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.

  • NEWS

    ITD coughs up B200k over tree carnage

    News, Published on 06/03/2018

    » Construction titan Italian-Thai Development Plc (ITD) has agreed to pay a fine of nearly 200,000 baht to Chatuchak district office after chopping the tops off 14 large trees without a permit.

  • NEWS

    P-move opposes 99-year leases for foreign investors

    News, Apinya Wipatayotin, Published on 17/04/2017

    » Supporters of the People's Movement for a Just Society, also known as P-move, have threatened to rally in front of Government House to protest against the cabinet's resolution allowing foreign investors to lease government land in the eastern special economic development zone for up to 99 years.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Banana split

    Life, Anchalee Kongrut, Published on 17/08/2016

    » High on the list of fruits Thais cannot live without is kluai namwa, or cultivated banana, a tropical strand only grown in South and Southeast Asia. The cultivated banana has long been an affordable, ubiquitous food staple for Thais, the same way apples are for Westerners.

  • NEWS

    A complete waste

    Spectrum, Nanchanok Wongsamuth, Published on 01/05/2016

    » When the Samart Corporation partnered in a lucrative deal to dispose of waste at Suvarnabhumi Airport in 2006, questions were raised as to why a telecommunications company was awarded the contract. The 600 million baht agreement with the Airports of Thailand (AoT) called for the construction of two incinerators to handle all waste generated at the country's biggest airport.

  • OPINION

    PromptPay hackable

    News, Postbag, Published on 27/08/2016

    » Re "PromptPay sows doubts", (Editorial, Aug 24).

  • LIFESTYLE

    A breath of fresh air

    Life, Pattramon Sukprasert, Published on 09/09/2015

    » For Arunee Thammasing, Sri Nakhon Khuean Khun Park in Bang Krachao, Samut Prakan province, is more than just a recreational spot. It is also where she learns about the environment.

  • LEARNING

    Floods: Saving fruit farms

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 28/11/2011

    » Wiped out with as little as 30% remaining, Pomelo orchards make last stand with 4 km long 4,000 bag big bag barrier & 42,000 liters of fuel + 100 pumps to save the fruit trees that remain.

  • LEARNING

    Rice policy corruption

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 29/06/2011

    » Revival of past rice policy will create opportunities for middleman rice millers to profit, not the small farmers who need help.

  • LEARNING

    Pearl farming in Phuket

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 10/10/2011

    » Take a guided tour through pearl farming and the history of Phuket's most successful pearl farm.

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