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    TPO brings Harry Potter to musical life

    Life, Published on 16/09/2019

    » The first instalment of the Harry Potter film series will be brought to life with music rendered by the Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra during the "Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone In Concert" at Prince Mahidol Hall, Mahidol University, Salaya campus, on Nov 23-24 at 5pm.

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    Cycling Towards Victory

    Guru, Pasavat Tanskul, Published on 05/10/2018

    » Thai-American athlete Amanda Carr has always been competitive in the realm of BMX cycling. Born in Punta Gorda, Florida, the 28-year-old cyclist took up the sport at the age of five, deciding to compete professionally at the age of 16. After racing for USA Cycling and attempting to qualify for the 2012 Olympic Games, she was approached by the Thai national team and decided to race with them. Carr had previously won the gold medal for the Women's BMX race category at the 2014 Asian Games held in Incheon, South Korea, as well as having competed in the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janiero, Brazil. She had recently competed and won the qualifier round in June for the Red Bull Pump Track World Championship in Aranyaprathet, where more than 70 riders competed for a spot in the finals. She is now set to compete in the finals on Oct 12 to be held in the US at the Jones Centre in Arkansas, representing Thailand in the hopes of bringing the gold back home and winning the championship title.

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    Following in Sunthon Phu's footsteps

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 25/07/2019

    » All along the Chao Phraya, from Bangkok Noi in the capital to Bang Kruai in Nonthaburi, are several old temples and communities that have stood for more than two centuries. These sites are mentioned in the works of Sunthon Phu, the great poet who lived during the reigns of King Rama I through to King Rama IV (1786-1855).

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    Green world rising

    Guru, Pasavat Tanskul, Published on 12/07/2019

    » The Mall Group has begun charging B1 for each plastic bag to coincide with the International Plastic Bag Free Day on Jul 3. Shoppers at The Mall, Emporium, EmQuartier and Siam Paragon are being encouraged to bring their own bags for all their shopping needs. It's a small but significant step towards the city's progress in reducing the use of plastic like many other places in Thailand. Even Central Group has stopped handing out plastic bags to shoppers. Additionally, they will not provide plastic bags on the 1st, 4th and 16th of every month reminding shoppers to bring in their reusable bags.

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    Unknown pleasures

    B Magazine, Suthon Sukphisit, Published on 30/06/2019

    » Culture Minister Vira Rojpojchanarat said his ministry will seek to have tom yum goong (spicy prawn soup) listed by Unesco as part of the country's tangible cultural heritage. That the ministry is giving some attention to Thai food culture makes for a welcome, and somewhat surprising, change.

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    On a roll

    Guru, Eric E Surbano, Published on 12/04/2019

    » SJ "Ess Jay" Nolan is the president and manager of Bangkok Roller Derby. I can imagine you going, "Wait, there's a Bangkok Roller Derby?". Yes, yes there is, and for the past six years or so, the team has been going pretty strong. They want to spread the word about roller derby and have more people involved so they can eventually set up Team Thailand officially. How do you join? What's roller derby? How does it work? And can I officially dub myself "Wreck-it Eric"? We sat down with Nolan to find out.

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    Celebrity Handbook

    Guru, Pasavat Tanskul, Published on 10/05/2019

    » Dear global celebrities, iconic superstars and social influencers,

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    Taking the plunge

    Guru, Jarupat Buranastidporn, Published on 31/03/2017

    » Isawan "Oil" Sutthinark may be a familiar name in the circle of Thai designers. And although we're huge fans of her super sleek handbags, recently we've been more drawn into her other new project, Suntan Tour (fb.com/Suntantour), a boutique travel company dedicated to free-diving. You may have seen some of her diving pics on Instagram and wondered how she got into the sport? Well, Guru's got you covered as we sat down with our favourite thalassophile to find out more about her unique tour and where, in her opinion, the best places are to free-dive.

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    A plea for pot

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 24/04/2019

    » Despite the controversy over medical cannabis in Thailand, the country's first-ever marijuana expo was organised last weekend in Buri Ram and was well received by participants. The three-day fair with a 20 million baht investment attracted not only those who have experience in using weed but also people who were sick and wanted to use medical marijuana as well as people from many parts of the country, policemen, soldiers (both in uniform and undercover) as well as foreigners.

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    Ruck & Roll

    Guru, Jarupat Buranastidporn, Published on 24/02/2017

    » Now that the Super Bowl is over and Six Nations is back on, it's time to get stuck into rugby. You know, it's the sport where they pass the odd-shaped ball backwards and -- oh yeah, Dan Carter.

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