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  • ADVANCED NEWS

    Bangkok Bicycle Campaign

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 07/07/2011

    » Cyclists will ride cycles around Bangkok on "Car-free Sunday" scheduled for the next three months.

  • EASY NEWS

    Driving a BTS train

    Terry Fredrickson, Published on 25/03/2012

    » Here are a few things you might not know about a career that a lot of young people would like to have.

  • THAILAND

    Highlights of the week

    Veera Prateepchaikul, Published on 08/06/2012

    » The main news focus this week was undoubtedly the conflict between the Constitution Court and the parliament over the court’s order that the parliament suspend the final reading of the constitution amendment bill, which was scheduled for today,Friday, until the bench has ruled on the constitutionality of the amendment process.

  • ADVANCED NEWS

    Who were the men in black?

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 19/09/2012

    » Mysterious "men in black" linked to general Seh Daeng & his red-shirt security guards who carried out rocket-launched grenade attacks.

  • BUSINESS

    SET index dives 50.55 points

    Published on 22/03/2013

    » Thai stocks plunged 3.3% on Friday, their biggest one-day decline since October 2011, on investor concern that regulators may increase margin requirements for trading to curb speculation.

  • THAILAND

    Brown and out? Black family in land of stares

    Spectrum, Published on 14/07/2013

    » A motorcycle taxi driver slips off the bike he had been perched on at the mouth of a soi. A tuk-tuk driver rear-ends a car stopped at a red light. A lady walks straight into a lift door.

  • OPINION

    Old cars aren't the problem on city streets

    Veera Prateepchaikul, Published on 09/10/2013

    » There is an old southern Chinese saying which goes along these lines: "When one’s stomach is full, he or she has nothing to do and, therefore, starts looking for trouble."

  • BUSINESS

    Upbeat global mood helps keep set in black

    Business, Published on 22/09/2014

    » Recap: Asian stock markets advanced early last week on speculation that China will introduce monetary stimulus measures, but stocks pulled back after the US Federal Reserve surprisingly increased its estimate for its benchmark interest rate by the end of 2015. However, persistent offshore fund inflows helped the Thai market trade in positive territory.

  • LIFE

    Happy and gay

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 23/12/2014

    » A year is coming to a close, and it has been quite a good one for the LGBT community worldwide, so to speak. More countries and states are starting to legalise same-sex marriage — a sign of more acceptance and understanding from the public. Though that list still has yet to include Thailand, the movements by Thai gender activists are ongoing, and we wait for the day everyone can stand proudly and equally next to one another regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity.

  • BUSINESS

    Stocks rally after black monday as rate fears ease

    Business, Published on 31/08/2015

    » Recap: China's Black Monday sparked a sell-off in global stock markets before a relief rally took hold across the world amid hints that the US Federal Reserve would not lift interest rates in September given fragile global conditions. Stimulus measures proposed by the Thai government's new economic team also improved investors' appetite for local shares.

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