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    Three months of edgy grassroots art

    Life, Ariane Kupferman-Sutthavong, Published on 06/07/2018

    » Bangkok's first-ever Biennial officially kicked off on Sunday night with an evening aerobics session on the Chao Phraya riverside at a popular spot for dwellers and sports lovers beneath the Rama VIII bridge. The choice of location -- anchored in Bangkok residents' daily lives -- and the disruptive event itself -- complete with ceremonial opening remarks and a ribbon-cutting moment -- set the tone (i.e. caustic, critical and edgy) for the many art exhibitions and activities to be held in Bangkok and elsewhere in Thailand in the coming months.

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    Songkran hot spots throughout Bangkok

    Life, Patcharawalai Sanyanusin, Published on 13/04/2018

    » If last year's Songkran was a blast, just imagine what it will be like this year when the fun-filled festival kicks off today.

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    Sanctuaries answer the call of the wild

    Spectrum, Apinya Wipatayotin, Published on 04/02/2018

    » The golden-tinged sunlight was dimming. A group of 50 hog deer sauntered around a wide field, pausing to eat shoots of grass. Forest officials had recently burned the field, making way for new grass which will provide a source of food for the population of over 200 hog deer living in Phu Khiao-Thung Ka Mang Wildlife Sanctuary in Chaiyaphum province.

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    Bangkok's secret weapon in war against floods

    News, Anchalee Kongrut, Published on 21/10/2017

    » When the torrential rains of Oct 13 caused heavy flooding in Bangkok, several parts of the city were swamped, including Chulalongkorn University Centenary Park in Sam Yan. However, as the park slowly filled with water, Kotchakorn Voraakhom, the landscape architect who designed the project, remained unconcerned. She even expressed her satisfaction in a Facebook post that the park had finally delivered on one of its purposes -- the detention of flood water.

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    Picherd Wiriyanupappong

    Spectrum, Jeerawat Na Thalang, Published on 21/08/2016

    » Picherd Wiriyanupappong was known among locals for his delicious pa tong ko which he sold in the centre of Trang city in the peaceful southern province.

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    Cry of the tiger

    Spectrum, Chaiyot Yongcharoenchai, Published on 17/04/2016

    » Chatraporn "Jang" Tamthong spends her working day caring for the dozens of tigers she has raised by hand.

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    South of Bangkok, supply leads demand

    Spectrum, Published on 14/09/2014

    » Property markets throughout Thailand were affected to varying degrees by political turbulence and economic stagnation for many months leading up to the coup in May. And while slight growth was still seen in Cha-am, Hua Hin and Pranburi during the crisis, the focus now is on absorbing the substantial supply that is coming onto the market after several years of heavy activity.

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    Anubunn leads pack in serving healthy school meals

    News, Supoj Wancharoen, Published on 30/09/2018

    » Anubunn Tantawan School, a kindergarten in Bang Bon district which received the "Anti-Obesity Award" from City Hall takes great pride in its food.

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    Gone with the water

    Life, Apipar Norapoompipat, Published on 21/09/2018

    » In the past two weeks, regulars to one of Chinatown's most iconic street food stalls, Khao Gaeng Jek Pui (Jek Pui Curry), may have noticed something a little different. In the usually impenetrable line of red stools, where hungry locals sit to eat their curry-topped-rice sans table, there is a gap. The perpetually closed green wooden doors of the Eah Seng building -- in front of which Jek Pui's stall has been operating for seven decades and which is a common representation of Chinatown in street photography -- is now open.

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    Condo demand goes soft

    Business, Kanana Katharangsiporn, Published on 02/07/2018

    » Soft demand in the condominium market, a high rejection rate for mortgage applications among middle- to lower-end buyers and a decrease in high-priced housing supply have driven developers to shift to luxury single detached houses.

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