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  • LIFE

    A global meeting for music buffs

    Life, John Clewley, Published on 30/07/2019

    » The 45th International Council for Traditional Music (ICTM) was held at Chulalongkorn University earlier this month. The premier global meeting for ethnomusicologists was held in Southeast Asia for the first time in its history. As the secretary-general of the ICTM Prof Ursuka Hemetek said: "This is a special occasion for us to be in Southeast Asia for the first time."

  • THAILAND

    Panama keen to forge stronger bond

    News, Patpon Sabpaitoon, Published on 23/10/2018

    » On the highest level visit in the 36-year history of diplomatic relations between Thailand and Panama, the Vice-President and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Isabel de Saint Malo de Alvarado, the first woman in her country's history to be elected to both posts, discussed ways to comprehensively enhance cooperation between the two countries.

  • LIFE

    Weaving ties and traditions

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 04/04/2017

    » Wongduean Udomdechawet smiles when she talks about the craft of creating the tie-dyed silk woven cloth, known as mudmee.

  • LIFE

    Every molecule of Marina

    Life, Published on 31/10/2018

    » Marina Abramovic, sitting in the tearoom of a Bangkok hotel, was talking animatedly about the first time she learned to cook Thai food in the early 1980s.

  • LIFE

    Doing right by the children

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 29/10/2018

    » Henrietta H. Fore couldn't be happier with the way Thailand has made progress in promoting and protecting children's rights in the past 70 years of its presence -- by that name -- in the Kingdom. The Unicef executive director was recently in Thailand, and the success stories of the country through years of governmental policies and support from other agencies couldn't fail to put a smile on her face: the country has almost a 100% rate of birth and healthcare registration, access to clean drinking water, sanitation and primary-school attendance.

  • THAILAND

    Going green for royalty

    News, Supoj Wancharoen, Published on 26/05/2018

    » When urban residents want to save trees in the city, it is BIGTrees, an urban conservation group, who many people turn to.

  • TRAVEL

    Canal tourism

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 21/09/2017

    » On Saturday and Sunday, the "Stepping Back To Canals" event will take place from 2.30-9pm at Wat Nang Ratchaworawihan in Chom Thong district, Bangkok, as part of the 250th anniversary of Thon Buri celebrations.

  • LIFE

    Celebrating India in Thailand

    Life, Published on 31/08/2017

    » The "Festival Of India" in Thailand will celebrate the 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

  • WORLD

    Mission to India

    Asia focus, Narendra Kaushik, Published on 13/06/2016

    » Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha can expect a warm welcome when he arrives in India on Thursday, but no endorsement, implicit or explicit, of the military regime he heads.

  • LIFE

    Bocelli delivers

    Life, Kong Rithdee, Published on 28/04/2015

    » Andrea Bocelli, the blind Italian tenor who always hits the top notes with effortless grace, put a spell on a glamorous Bangkok crowd in a concert at Paragon Hall on Sunday night.

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