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  • LIFESTYLE

    An almost forgotten glory

    Life, Published on 28/06/2018

    » It was a fine sunny day when more than 70 culture vultures strolled the old Front Palace (Wang Na), the palace of viceroys in the early Rattanakosin period, near Sanam Luang, to learn about its history, importance and changes. Anyone wanting to know the old palace as more than just the National Museum Bangkok can follow the footsteps of the recent "Walk With The Cloud: The Hidden Palace", led by Khun Sirikitiya Jensen, an official of the Fine Arts Department and the youngest daughter of Princess Ubolratana.

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    Bringing back the forgotten palace

    Life, Published on 12/06/2018

    » While the Grand Palace is world famous for its palatial architecture, the old Front Palace, or Wang Na, of ancient viceroys is hidden in obscurity although its beauty is second to none. Today it is just known simply as the National Museum Bangkok, rather than a palace with deep historical and artistic significance.

  • NEWS

    Prawit saga 'a political football'

    News, Post Reporters, Published on 03/02/2018

    » The Chulalongkorn-Thammasat Traditional Football Match, an annual event that kicks off on Saturday, is famous for featuring satirical effigies of government figures a rite that this year could have grave consequences given the growing watch scandal involving Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon.

  • NEWS

    About Politics

    News, Published on 19/11/2016

    » Yingluck's rice photo ops and Prayut's subsidies come under attack v Some election commissioners are scrambling to protect their jobs under new qualification rules v New army chief Gen Chalermchai likes to appease his masters

  • NEWS

    Veteran journalist Yuwadee dies at 71

    News, Nauvarat Suksamran, Published on 11/03/2017

    » Yuwadee Tunyasiri, a former senior reporter at the Bangkok Post, died peacefully early yesterday.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Books of secrets

    Life, Anchalee Kongrut, Published on 30/11/2016

    » Pintima Lertsomboon, a librarian at Thammasat University, remembered trying to work on Oct 14 in order to soothe the bereavement brought by news of the death of His Majesty King Bhumibol. Her task as librarian usually offers her peace of mind. She has been tasked to separate the cremation books out of 10,000 rare books in the library, putting them in their own category.

  • LIFESTYLE

    The historical made personal

    Life, Amitha Amranand, Published on 06/10/2016

    » We don't know where they are -- a man and a woman, he in a white three-piece suit, she in a white wedding gown. Soon we find out that they don't know where they are either. Then we find out who they are, but soon realise they are not sure.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Filming history

    Muse, Kong Rithdee, Published on 01/10/2016

    » Anocha Suwichakornpong's first degree is in jewellery design, but you won't see any gleaming items on her. A small woman with a pixie cut, the film director is more interested in crafting images than making necklaces (or wearing one) -- and that's good for her and even better for us on this side of the screen. On a recent afternoon she showed up to meet us, and the long talk was about film, memory, feminism, frozen ovum, political heartbreak and how the scourge of history has found a way into her latest film.

  • NEWS

    Families decry 'harsh' detentions of 'Facebook 8'

    News, Achara Ashayagachat, Published on 29/04/2016

    » The families of those arrested for allegedly violating the Computer Crime Act have called for their release and decried their harsh and inhumane detentions.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Music is the best medicine

    Life, Kanokporn Chanasongkram, Published on 20/11/2014

    » The Supatwanich siblings — Kanlaya, Kangsadal and Chatr — share a talent for singing, and team up as a trio, Plern Asa, for monthly performances at Ramathibodi Hospital's bustling outpatient department.

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