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    New Thai titles registered as national treasures

    Life, Published on 09/10/2019

    » The Thai Film Archive recently announced 15 Thai films that are listed this year as National Film Heritage, including a movie with portrayals of LGBTI characters dating back to 1954.

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    What’s trending and happening this week

    Muse, Kanin Srimaneekulroj, Published on 17/02/2018

    » 1. This Sunday, the Documentary Club welcomes you to a special screening of the Thai film Railway Sleepers (2016). Directed by independent filmmaker Sompot Chidgasornpongse, the film is an intimate look at the lives of train commuters in Thailand, made from footage collected over the course of eight years by Sompot himself. The screening begins at 5.15pm, with tickets costing 100 baht per seat. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion with the director. The Doc Club Theater is at Charoen Krung 30.

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    See the fireballs

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 11/10/2018

    » Every year when Buddhist Lent ends on the first Full Moon night of October, a colourful phenomenon known as the Naga Fireballs takes place on the Mekong River in the northeastern province of Nong Khai.

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    Travelling Thaiger

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 01/12/2017

    » We first interviewed Thai-German Michael Biedassek for his role as the co-founder of bangkokvanguards, a unique travel agent which explores undiscovered paths in Bangkok. Michael is also involved in raising awareness on preserving local communities and organising the "Santa Cause" (http://fb.com/SantaCauseBangkok) event every year to provide gifts and necessities for less privileged children and their families. We wondered what he had been up to lately and what the upcoming Santa Cause would entail.

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    Made in China, via Bangkok

    Muse, Parisa Pichitmarn, Published on 26/08/2017

    » It's not often that you get to see austere ministers of various ministries, business bigwigs, Hong Kong superstar Ray Lui (better known in Thailand as Tingli), K-pop singers and hundreds of screaming groupies all in the same room. Yet all those differing personalities came together under the flashing glitz and glam of the Thailand Headlines Person of the Year Award ceremony last month at Bangkok Convention Centre, Centara Grand.

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    Looking upward through the camera's lens

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 18/11/2016

    » Broccoli Revolution has for some time been known as a dream spot for vegan food, but that's not all it has to offer. Housed in the venue is the recently launched Case Art Space, and in its upcoming exhibition "Sky" will showcase photography from youth who participated in the FACES/NOW Art Therapy Programme.

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    Access for all?

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 07/11/2016

    » Visitors have returned in their droves to the Temple of the Emerald Buddha after it was temporarily closed for two weeks following the passing of His Majesty the King -- Europeans, Chinese and others, many of whom are dressed in dark-coloured clothing. Some of them are also disabled.

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    Fair winds

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 10/11/2016

    » In the waters off Hua Hin's coastline, all was calm at first. Then, all of a sudden, a strong wind picked up, sending a young boy and his sailing dinghy to clash with another boat, which was leading the race.

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    Shariah with Chinese characteristics

    Life, Published on 16/09/2016

    » Matthew S. Erie, a trained lawyer and ethnographer who teaches at Oxford University, lived for two years in Linxia, a small city in the northwestern Chinese province of Gansu. Known as China's Mecca, it is a centre of religious life for the Hui, an ethnic minority numbering 10 million who practise Islam. Along with the Turkic Uighurs, they are one of 10 officially recognised ethnic groups that practise Islam, making the total population of Muslims in China around 23 million, according to the 2010 government census.

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    If you can stand the heat

    B Magazine, Normita Thongtham, Published on 01/05/2016

    » It's especially hot, of course, in Thailand during the summer months. But judging from the way Cassia fistula is blooming heavily this year, this summer has been even hotter than previous years.

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