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  • LIFESTYLE

    Take five: What's trending and happening this week

    Muse, Published on 29/04/2017

    » 1. BTS passengers take note: Have you experienced bruised hips and discomfort when the mechanical barriers at the entrance hit you if you walk past them just a tad too slow? A campaign has started at change.org, a petition website, to demand the operators of BTS to modify its entrance system that basically doesn't snap at passengers -- something that will relieve parents with children or senior people from unduly worry. The campaign message cites Japan and other countries that use more passenger-friendly turnstiles. So far, nearly 4,000 people have signed for the campaign.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Advocating for acceptance

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 16/12/2016

    » South African Paul Heymans is the founder of OUT BKK, a non-profit organisation whose goal is to address the needs of the LGBT community in Thailand. In this exclusive interview, Paul talks to us about how his organisation started and the impact it wishes to create.

  • NEWS

    Photojournalist in the eye of the storm no more

    News, Nanchanok Wongsamuth, Published on 09/10/2016

    » The horrible traffic jams, the disgusting air and the "sh*tty" place at Khao San Road were the reasons that German photojournalist Nick Nostitz hated Bangkok when he first arrived in 1989. Arriving as a backpacker carrying a surfboard, the 21-year-old wrote in his diary that "I will never come back to this awful place".

  • NEWS

    Police allow Rohingya group a partial press conference

    Published on 23/06/2016

    » Police on Thursday interrupted a planned press conference on the problems of the Rohingya people on the grounds it would disrupt a visit beginning Thursday by Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who refuses to recognise Rohingya as citizens.

  • OPINION

    Take Thainess with a grain of salt

    Life, Usnisa Sukhsvasti, Published on 19/01/2015

    » The main intersections of downtown Bangkok were once again closed to traffic and packed with crowds last week, but it had nothing to do with political protests. We were just being encouraged by the Tourism Authority of Thailand to "discover" our "Thainess" with an elaborate procession of decorated floats replete with dancers and literary tableaux. 

  • BUSINESS

    End of a momentous year

    Business, Post Reporters, Published on 30/12/2014

    » This year has flown by in the blink of an eye. It has been a rocky year, with prominent news stories taking over the front pages almost constantly.

  • NEWS

    Visitors wowed by 'Thainess'

    News, Published on 15/01/2015

    » A "Discover Thainess" parade designed to educate foreign visitors about the kingdom's cultural heritage drew large crowds Wednesday evening, dazzling tourists and expats with elaborate costumes and decorated floats. 

  • LEARNING

    Amnesty bill & protest (UPDATE #4)

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 07/08/2013

    » House deliberation of amnesty bill starts at 1pm with plans to pass first reading by 11pm. March to parliament called off after police opposition.

  • NEWS

    Chalerm: No foreigners at UDD rally

    Online Reporters, Published on 04/04/2014

    » Rumours that immigrant workers were being enlisted to join the red-shirt rally on Saturday to swell numbers were groundless, caretaker Labour Minister Chalerm Yubamrung said on Friday.

  • LEARNING

    What's new in business news: February 11, 2014

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 11/02/2014

    » Missing rice in govt warehouses & fire at Lop Buri warehouse, Central Business District land surges in value & airports continue expansion.

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