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  • LIFE

    The gaul of it

    Life, Kong Rithdee, Published on 24/02/2012

    » Come Monday morning, the winter rite of the Oscars will be executed in all its blazing, self-congratulatory aura, and after three hours of pompous live broadcast and in-jokes we'll return to our graves happily thinking about other fine movies the world has to offer. In the global peddling of moving images, we're forced to be fixated with Tinseltown's annual polling, an extensive survey of American taste and preferences, in which 6,000 people cast their precious votes to determine the worldwide conversation about the value of good movies.

  • LIFE

    Obama wins second term

    Terry Fredrickson, Published on 07/11/2012

    » My goal today is to help you follow the election coverage in English as much as possible. I'll be updating this throughout election day, focusing mainly on the results of the election, but also on the language used to report the results.

  • LIFE

    The unofficial court jester of Modernising Siam

    Life, Chris Baker, Published on 07/01/2013

    » He claimed that his only aim was "to benefit the royalty, my country, and the Buddhist religion." But many others, especially those in power, thought he was a nut and a "Man of Great Nuisance to Society".

  • LIFE

    In Print

    Guru, Richard Mcleish, Published on 01/03/2013

    » Although it sounds like either a journalist watering hole (moths to the light), or a disused printing factory, Thong Lor newcomer print bar is both neither and a lot more. The first child of ex-hotel-F&B-man David Stanton instead utilises the motif of the print media industry - the world of graphic icons, where image is everything, surface reigns supreme - to lure us in. But the laidback Kiwi has also tried to put a neighbourhood spin on things as well (albeit in one of the biggest bridge-and-tunnel destinations of the city). The result? A luring but slightly confused bar on the bustling Thong Lor watering strip, located both geographically and conceptually in the middle of big players Gossip and Soul Food Manahakorn. Intrigued? So were we.

  • LIFE

    Reflecting the polls

    Life, Published on 05/03/2013

    » The summer surprise of an unseasonable downpour dampened the polling station in Sam Sen on Sunday, and rain continued to moisten Bangkok yesterday. In this picture, two voters are seen in the reflection of a puddle on the street. The wet weather failed to prevent high voter turnout on Sunday, when MR Sukhumbhand Paribatra was re-elected as Bangkok governor.

  • LIFE

    Jin's love triangle, Mother knows best, Faint was no ploy

    News, Mae Moo, Published on 10/03/2013

    » Forgiveness after the end of the affair

  • LIFE

    From death to data

    Life, Published on 12/08/2013

    » 'Everywhere you turn in the world, there's Hollywood _ and there's the mafia." Crime writer Douglas Thompson doesn't mince his word in confirming his conviction about the messy entanglement, voluntarily and inevitably, between Hollywood and the Mob, from

  • LIFE

    Let slip the dogs of more

    B Magazine, Andrew Biggs, Published on 01/12/2013

    » I remember the time I was spending the weekend in an upcountry province when Virut got his money.

  • LIFE

    Polling day's purple patch

    B Magazine, Andrew Biggs, Published on 15/12/2013

    » Every single problem that arises in the administration of the Kingdom of Thailand can be traced back to this simple situationWell I'm back from the States ... anything happen in the two weeks I was away?

  • LIFE

    Breaking bread before breaking bad

    B Magazine, Andrew Biggs, Published on 02/02/2014

    » I was part of an extraordinary event that took place last Monday in exactly the same spot a brutal murder was committed just 24 hours previous.

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