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    The lost signal

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 15/11/2019

    » After bingeing on several international stories on Netflix, Thai audiences are finally getting a taste of home in a new original series The Stranded, which is released today on the streaming platform in 190 countries. It is the first Thai original series to be launched on Netflix.

  • LIFE

    Pride on the silver screen

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 07/06/2019

    » In time for Pride Month, the Ministry of Culture, Taiwan, the Documentary Club Thailand and Alliance Francaise Bangkok will be presenting the 2019 Taiwan LGBTQ+ Film Festival in Bangkok starting on Saturday.

  • LIFE

    Ruling on rape

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 10/06/2019

    » Rape always brings with it devastation -- to the victims, their families and even the public that learns of such crimes. The condemnation is loud, a cry for harsh punishment up to the penalty of death -- a solution many believe can put an end to rape.

  • LIFE

    Teens, queens and political machines

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 25/02/2019

    » More LGBTI personalities in politics and the mainstream media, plus the return of a transgender beauty pageant in our monthly round-up of rainbow news.

  • LIFE

    Dan Brown with a Thai voice

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 05/03/2018

    » The Thai award-winning detective novel Kaholmahoratuek is that rare breed: a page-turner set in the 1940s that mixes poetry, history, murder and revenge. The book's appeal also lies with the writer's use of genre elements -- serial murders, cryptic clues and detective work -- in the vintage setting of old Bangkok where century-old temples, back alleys and local communities become grisly crime scenes.

  • LIFE

    Laos turns up a winner

    Muse, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 29/04/2017

    » Stepping off of the red carpet, the gorgeous Lao star Vilouna Phetmany -- known by her stage name Tot Lina -- began to greet us in perfect Thai. On Wednesday, she attended the gala opening of the Bangkok Asean Film Festival, shining among the regional superstars. Tomorrow the festival will screen the film she stars in, a new-wave Lao horror called Nong Hak, before it goes into general release on May 18.

  • LIFE

    Screening LGBTI hope in China

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 06/04/2017

    » Fan Popo handed out two postcards to those he talked to. One of them has a picture of two women -- both dressed in wedding gowns -- in each others loving embrace. The other was a group picture of drag queen performers.

  • LIFE

    Prisoners no more

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 06/02/2017

    » Hair tousled, eyes rimmed with black liners. Five figures dressed in black and white ensemble start moving to the beat of the electronic pop dance music.

  • LIFE

    The burden of giving

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 26/10/2016

    » For someone who's been living and working near the Giant Swing of Bangkok for 15 years, Prajin* -- a middle-aged restaurant worker -- said he has never seen his neighbourhood in such a messy state.

  • LIFE

    Thai-Myanmar production speaks universal language

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 29/12/2016

    » 'I've always been under the wrong impression that English is an absolute international language," said Thai filmmaker Adsajun Sattagovit. But upon directing the Thai-Myanmar film TT & Donut, which premiered this month at the National Theatre of Yangon and will be released in Myanmar after New Year, Adsajun said he has found the true language of the world.

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