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  • OPINION

    The glue doesn't stick

    News, Postbag, Published on 16/06/2019

    » The excuse that the "skewed scales must have been due to poor glueing during its making" offered by the director of the Chumpholphonphisai School in explanation for the controversial Wai Kru flower arrangements as reported in the Bangkok Post's June 15 edition, is priceless.

  • OPINION

    Street-food plan starves poor of choice

    News, Sirinya Wattanasukchai, Published on 20/04/2017

    » Soon after being hailed as the city with the world's best street food by CNN, and with the Michelin Guide announcing it will visit Thailand this year, City Hall which is known to have a love-hate relationship with street vendors, yesterday decided to keep street food in certain spots in the capital -- to serve tourists, not residents.

  • OPINION

    Thailand's tale told via 'The Nation'

    News, Thitinan Pongsudhirak, Published on 28/06/2019

    » Nearly five decades ago, The Nation newspaper started out as a pro-democracy, anti-military news organisation. It was fiercely independent and invariably hard-hitting vis-à-vis the powers-that-be. An English-language newspaper owned by Thais from the outset, it prided itself for having neither fear nor favour. Its lamentable expiry as a print newspaper today -- an online version will continue -- provides multiple parallels for Thailand's contemporary political history, ongoing polarisation and the changing nature of the business of journalism worldwide.

  • TECH

    Microsoft Paint might be fading

    Life, James Hein, Published on 02/08/2017

    » What is the one program you can count on to be in Windows, apart from say Minesweeper? Microsoft Paint. It's the poor man's drawing tool and screen capture tool where it is as simple as Alt-Printscreen, Start-Run MSPaint, CTRL-V, Crop Marquee Select Crop, CTRL-A CTRL-C, Switch to email and CTRL–V to get something from your screen into an email (or anything else).

  • WORLD

    Typhoon lashes south China after killing 28 in Philippines

    Published on 16/09/2018

    » HONG KONG: Typhoon Mangkhut barrelled into southern China on Sunday after lashing the northern Philippines with strong winds and heavy rain that left at least 28 dead from landslides and drownings.

  • LIFE

    Driven to Drink

    B Magazine, Andrew Biggs, Published on 07/01/2018

    » There are two categories where you can find Thailand sitting at the top of the world charts.

  • WORLD

    Damaged US warship arrives in Singapore, 10 missing

    Associated Press, Published on 21/08/2017

    » SINGAPORE -- The <i>USS John S. McCain</i> has docked at Singapore's naval base with "significant damage" to its hull after an early morning collision with an oil tanker as vessels from several nations searched Monday for 10 missing US sailors.

  • OPINION

    City clean-up is becoming a waste of space

    News, Sirinya Wattanasukchai, Published on 25/05/2017

    » In just three years, a number of pavements and public areas in Bangkok have been reclaimed and tidied up, thanks to the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration's (BMA) "clean-up campaign", which was backed by the military regime. But whether these spots really serve the needs of Bangkok residents remains in doubt.

  • WORLD

    Trump video tweet shows him wrestling, beating CNN

    New York Times, Published on 03/07/2017

    » WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump posted a short video to his Twitter account on Sunday in which he is portrayed wrestling and punching a figure whose head has been replaced by the logo for CNN.

  • LIFE

    Anchorman

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 19/09/2016

    » Veteran CNN anchor and international business correspondent Richard Quest's raspy voice and boisterous persona on television might draw a fair share of haters as well as admirers, but one thing is certain: they all love watching him.

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