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    Test of faith

    Asia focus, Published on 27/04/2015

    » Life stands still in Ladakh's Buddhist monasteries. Prayers, monastic chores, fasting, more prayers and more fasting is pretty much how monks have lived their austere lives here for centuries. Trappings of technology such as mobile phones and Maggie (instant noodles) have trickled in but with no significant impact on their Spartan lives.

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    A career driven by pride and purpose

    Business, Published on 23/06/2018

    » His parents' example instilled a passion for civil service in Ekniti Nitithanprapas, who quickly rose through the ranks to take over the top job at the Revenue Department, the Finance Ministry's largest tax-collecting unit, at a relatively young age.

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    Expedia says visitors open to 'New Shades of Thailand'

    Business, Published on 11/05/2018

    » Gastronomy, culture and beach tourism are on the rise in Bangkok and the provinces, in line with the Tourism Authority of Thailand's latest campaign, "Open to the New Shades of Thailand".

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    Dramatic love for heritage

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 29/03/2018

    » Ketsurang, a plump archaeologist, inadvertently travels back in time from the present day to the reign of the Ayutthaya Kingdom's King Narai the Great (1656-1688) over 300 years ago. Her soul resides in the body of a gorgeous yet mean woman, Karaket, whose soul left her body for hell due to her severe sins. While in the Ayutthaya Kingdom, she is mesmerised by the traditional way of life and the stunning beauty of palaces, temples, rivers, markets and forts. The novel-turned-TV series Bupphesanniwat (Love Destiny) is very popular nationwide and tens of thousands fans flock to Ayutthaya to visit the ancient sites.

  • BUSINESS

    Asia in 2017

    Asia focus, Published on 25/12/2017

    » Nuclear threats, a humanitarian crisis, digital transformation and economic recovery among the themes that shaped the Asian agenda this year.

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    The art of living

    Business, Apornrath Phoonphongphiphat, Published on 18/12/2017

    » Chonrada Intiang, who turned 44 this year, decided to test the modern maxim that "life begins at 40", quitting her job of 20 years, seeking to leave her own iconic stamp on the world of fashion.

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    Central Group banks on the Eternal City

    Business, Pitsinee Jitpleecheep, Published on 06/12/2017

    » Nowadays, people are less in love with the actual products, as their wardrobes are already full. Rather, what they want today is an experience, and what experience can be better than a big-store experience, asks Vittorio Radice, vice-chairman of Rinascente.

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    Yogyakarta: A city rich in culture and courage

    Business, Tientip Subhanij, Published on 26/08/2016

    » I just got back from a business trip to Yogyakarta last week, and I feel so lucky to have been born in Thailand. It's not because Yogyakarta -- everyone calls it Jogja -- is not a pleasant town, but because its people have to face so many challenges.

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    Tourist haunt

    Asia focus, Narendra Kaushik, Published on 19/10/2015

    » An abandoned village in western India has become a major attraction with tens of thousands of tourists flocking there every year in search of a spooky experience.

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    G7 finance ministers, central bankers meet in Dresden

    AFP, Published on 28/05/2015

    » DRESDEN, GERMANY - Finance ministers and central bank governors of the Group of Seven wealthiest nations gathered in Dresden Thursday to discuss the global economy and tax evasion, but the Greek crisis was also high on everyone's minds.

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