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    Bollywood parties big into the small hours

    Life, Nianne-Lynn Hendricks, Published on 29/06/2018

    » Monsoon season may have arrived in Bangkok, but on Sunday it rained Bollywood stars as the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) put on a spectacular melange of glitz and glamour at the Siam Niramit Theatre in Bangkok. The grandest celebration of Indian cinema, the 19th IIFA Awards returned to the City of Angels for the second time since their inception in 2000.

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    Tears for fears, Pinit's brave transformation, lottery win 'joke' turns sour

    News, Mae Moo, Published on 22/04/2018

    » The grandmother of a conscript who burst into tears at an army conscription draw as he contemplated the plight of his family if he was forced to serve, has urged him to put aside his fears.

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    From humble beginnings

    Life, Published on 27/03/2018

    » What first catches the eye of visitors to Don Kai Dee Benjarong village in Samut Sakhon is the street art along a small alley. Those wall paintings tell stories of the community, which has made a name from producing high-quality, five-coloured porcelain known as benjarong for more than three decades.

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    The man with history in his lens

    Life, Apipar Norapoompipat, Published on 13/02/2018

    » 'You're all very young!" exclaimed Nick Ut after we introduced ourselves to each other. "I remember -- me too! I started when I was very young."

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    I <3 Bangkok

    Guru, Eric E Surbano, Published on 09/03/2018

    » Ah, Bangkok -- the city where road laws are more like suggestions than laws, where the traffic is horrible, the air is polluted, where that Rolex you bought stops working the next day and where a "ping pong show" isn't a game of table tennis. There are many weird and sometimes downright horrifying things we experience living in Bangkok, like being stuck in a taxi with a perverted driver. But despite the many, many things we complain about, Bloomberg's Misery Index (which is a thing, you can Google it) has named Thailand "the least miserable country". In light of that, we've compiled a few reasons why we love living in Bangkok (we are aware we're focusing on Bangkok and not Thailand. We see you rushing to troll us, haters) to remind you to look at the brighter side and forget the fact that the elections are postponed again... Oops.

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    The science of snooze

    Life, Published on 01/03/2018

    » It is perhaps no coincidence that the time it takes for a person to complete a five-stage sleep cycle is 90 minutes -- which is also the average duration of a feature film.

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    What’s trending and happening this week

    Muse, Kanin Srimaneekulroj, Published on 03/02/2018

    » 1.Come show your virtual football chops this Saturday at Game Over Lounge's Fifa 18 Tournament. One of the most popular video games played in Thailand, with decades-old versions from the PS2 years, the game is still being played in arcades everywhere. Fifa 18 is the latest version of the game to be released on PS4, Xbox One and PCs. To register for a spot to play, you can either call the organisers on 02-170-7684, or shoot them an inbox message through the Game Over Lounge Facebook page. Registrations cost 200 baht, with the winner taking home a 2,000 baht gift voucher, as well as a "special surprise".

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    The power of three resonates late king's goodwill

    News, Mae Moo, Published on 29/10/2017

    » Three celebrities are showing King Bhumibol's word can reach younger people committed to pursuing his good deeds as the country paused last week to send the late monarch to heaven.

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    A year of tears

    Life, Published on 13/10/2017

    » One year ago today, Thailand lost a great king, the moral and spiritual centre of the entire nation. Upon hearing the news, people sobbed on the bus, wept on the train, cried in the office. It's one of those rare moments in life that affected all of us in such a way that we remember exactly where we were and how we felt when the reality of what happened set in. One year on, we ask dozens of people from all walks of life about how they remember that fateful day.

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    A patriotic watch

    Life, Kanokporn Chanasongkram, Published on 06/07/2017

    » One of last year's biggest TV hits, Tae-Yang-Eui Hoo-Ye (Descendants Of The Sun) had distinguished followers including Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, who encouraged Thais to watch the South Korean series too.

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