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    In the hot seat

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 15/07/2014

    » Forty-seven-year-old Bee’s chronic insomnia has somewhat subsided since the coup d’état in May, which brought to an end political unrest and much-awaited peace in the Kingdom.

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    The new Siam

    Guru, Published on 18/07/2014

    » During the political drama and mayhem earlier this year, we noticed that packs of thigh-high-skirt-wearing college girls and guys with too-cool-for-school haircuts had somehow migrated from Siam to other areas of the city. Now that “peace” has been restored (along with the awfully catchy patriotic song), Siam Square is back in better shape than ever with a brand new shopping mall and new hangout spots that have opened within the last six months. Get your folding fans out and layer on your SPF 50+ creams as we show you how to spend a day on the air-con-less side of Siam.

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    An epic with resonance

    Brunch, Kritini Upayokin, Published on 15/06/2014

    » ‘Who would have thought what we recited from the epic Ramakien since childhood could still be so new and profound?” asked Wutthichai Chalermwutthanon, the president of Thammasat University’s khon mask dance club.

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    Funny or flippant?

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 21/03/2014

    » Thais are sanook people. We like to have fun and don’t take things too seriously. Although we here at Guru all enjoy off-colour jokes every now and then, there’s a fine line between making light of someone or something and getting a laugh, or doing the same but drawing a big “boo”. This week, we examine five of the most controversial flippant actions that took place in Thailand. Judge for yourself whether they went too far.

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    When the party's over and there's nowhere to go ...

    News, Supoj Wancharoen, Published on 15/03/2014

    » Political rallies may come and go and create great changes in society, but they leave behind a growing number of homeless, according to a non-government organisation which deals with the issue.

  • News & article

    Red shirt blacklist, Preem terrified, Pen is inkless

    News, Published on 02/03/2014

    » Performers who backed the People’s Democratic Reform Committee in Bangkok are being forced out of work in red shirt-sympathetic provinces.

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    Activism reawakens as students hit the streets

    News, Supoj Wancharoen, Published on 21/12/2013

    » The political turbulence in Bangkok has given an unexpected boost to the institutional prominence of Thammasat University as it counts down to the celebration of its 80th anniversary.

  • News & article

    Recapping 2013

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 27/12/2013

    » New Year’s is time to look back at what has happened during the year that is about to pass. The media usually takes this opportunity to do a round-up of memorable moments. As an esteemed publication ourselves, we decided to do our very own recapping of 2013 (and because we’re too lazy to go out and find new stories). The year hasn’t been a thoroughly smooth ride but we were certainly never bored. Bye-bye, 2013!

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    Loy Krathong round-up

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 15/11/2013

    » This year's Loy Krathong will take place on Sunday (Nov 17). Don't let the ongoing political tension stop you from celebrating (like it would anyway). Here's our round-up of Loy Krathong celebrations and insights into this special day.

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    iBangkok

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 22/11/2013

    » Bangkok life comes with its fair share of first-world problems i.e. "What restaurant should I go to for my two-hour lunch break?", "How can I get a taxi when the condo's security guard is sick?", "Is the number of my champagne-gold iPhone 5s auspicious enough?", "How should I direct my chauffeur to avoid traffic?"

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