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    Colours of fusion

    Life, Apipar Norapoompipat, Published on 30/08/2018

    » He's 23 years old, he's just released his debut album Geography, and yet, British singer-songwriter Tom Misch has sold out multiple concert venues across major cities around the world. Last Friday, he hit Bangkok. Despite the torrential rain and consequential floods, Moonstar Studio was packed with hipsters of all ages and stripes, ready to groove to the young artist's smooth and funky beats.

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    Two arrested with smuggled football kit in Sa Kaeo

    Published on 27/08/2017

    » SA KAEO -- A Thai man and a Cambodian national were arrested late on Saturday night in Khok Sung district with a large quantity of untaxed football shorts and jerseys, of various brand names, bearing logos and names of well-known football clubs in Britain and Europe.

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    Weekend news shorts

    Terry Fredrickson, Published on 08/01/2011

    » Three short news stories from Friday's Bangkok Post for your weekend reading.

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    Weekend news shorts

    Terry Fredrickson, Published on 15/01/2011

    » Here are two short news stories we didn't have time to cover earlier in the week.

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    Cinema Politico

    Life, Kong Rithdee, Published on 14/12/2018

    » The premiere of the social-commentary film Ten Years Thailand on Tuesday night saw a number of political celebrities in the vaulted foyer of the Scala, brushing elbows with journalists, film professionals and gawking onlookers. Sulak Sivaraksa was there, as well as historian Charnvit Kasetsiri, Thongthong Chandrangsu and several political-science scholars. Big names from political parties showed up: Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit from Future Forward, Parit Ratanakulserirengrit from the Democrats, Chatchat Sitthiphun and Wattana Muangsuk from Pheu Thai, Sombat Boon-ngamanong from Krian Party. Invitations had been sent out to all parties, according to the film producers, but no one from Palang Pracharat and Bhumjaithai attended the screening.

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    Chalerm says regime leaves 'bad legacies'

    News, Aekarach Sattaburuth, Published on 13/12/2018

    » Pheu Thai maverick Chalerm Ubumrung on Wednesday did not hold back in his attack against the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), one day after the regime lifted the prohibitions on political activities.

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    Homeland film wins at Singapore festival

    Life, Published on 13/12/2018

    » A Singaporean film tackling the topical issue of migrant workers won Best Picture on its home turf at the 29th Singapore International Film Festival. Directed by Yeo Siew Hua, A Land Imagined became the first Singapore film to win in this top category at the festival's Asian Feature Competition.

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    Inequality exposed

    News, Editorial, Published on 10/12/2018

    » The economy expert Banyong Pongpanich was studying recent statistics last week when he made an interesting discovery. Based on figures reported in the latest annual Global Wealth Databook by Credit Suisse (CS), the inequality gap in Thailand has become the worst in the world. The figure represents national assets held and controlled by a nation's richest 1%, compared with the other 99%. In Thailand, that 1% is about 500,000, compared with the 50 million Thais of working ages.

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    Kirapat discusses MEA plans

    Business, Yuthana Praiwan, Published on 10/12/2018

    » The newly appointed governor of the state-run Metropolitan Electricity Authority (MEA), Kirapat Jiamset, vows to transform the organisation for the digital era and improve services in anticipation of disruptive technology in the coming years.

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    It's all peachy

    Brunch, Chanun Poomsawai, Published on 09/12/2018

    » Apart from the show's male winner Rangsan "Songkran" Panyaruen, The Voice Thailand Season 2 gave us a handful of female vocalists who'd showed strong potential including Violette Wautier and Rapeeporn "Lukpeach" Tantragoon. The former, as you may well be aware, has just started self-releasing her own music to wide acclaim. Lukpeach, on the other hand, found herself snug under the wing of Malama Collective, a co-op record label founded by Bangkok-based indie-music streaming platform Fungjai.

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