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  • LIFE

    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).

  • THAILAND

    Carving up city roads to make motorcycle lanes

    News, Supoj Wancharoen, Published on 11/08/2019

    » Not all road users are made equal. However, motorcycles -- which represent the largest number of vehicles on the road -- are the least equal of them all, according to Pichai Taneerananon, a lecturer at the Prince of Songkla University's Graduate School, and a staunch advocate for motorcycle lanes.

  • TRAVEL

    Daytripping in Bangkok

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 08/08/2019

    » Nakhonchai Air bus operator has launched a one-day Bangkok trip.

  • LIFE

    The spirit of our Father's heart

    Life, Published on 28/07/2019

    » Last month, a new cartoon drawing bestowed by His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Phra Vajiraklaochaoyuhua featuring people enjoying volunteer services was launched. The drawing was accompanied by Thai text which sends a message across that helping one another is like planting the seed of virtue and that we are doing good from the heart. The drawing aims at encouraging all Thai people to have the mind of a volunteer so that they can do good for the society and for the country they live in.

  • LIFE

    Flowers for monks

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 09/07/2019

    » To mark the annual three-month Buddhist Lent (Khao Phansa in Thai), Wat Phra Phutthabat Ratchaworamaha Wihan in Saraburi's Phra Phutthabat district will host the tak bat dok mai event next week for Buddhists to offer flowers to monks.

  • BUSINESS

    Tourism trap

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 22/07/2019

    » Southeast Asia is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, making the region a tourism magnet. But truly unspoiled beaches are getting harder to find outside of Instagram.

  • OPINION

    What's past is prologue

    B Magazine, Andrew Biggs, Published on 21/07/2019

    » The movie Chang is a cinematic curiosity from nearly 100 years ago.

  • TRAVEL

    An art oasis

    Guru, Nianne-Lynn Hendricks, Published on 12/07/2019

    » One of a handful of hotels in Siem Reap, Cambodia, spearheading the sustainability movement is Treeline Urban Resort. The urban resort, which gets its name from the Angkorian trees dotting the pathways of the city, opened in November 2018. It is right on the beaten path and off it. Best described as designed for the eco-conscious traveller, Treeline makes sure the balance between nature and urbanisation coexist in artistic harmony. Built by pioneering Cambodian architect Hok Kang, the resort promotes environmental consciousness while maintaining the luxury.

  • LIFE

    Disrobing Ghosts

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 12/07/2019

    » Software engineer by profession and photographer by passion, Akkara Naktamna is best known for his street photography. The co-founder of Street Photo Thailand and proud dad has taught himself how to take pictures and was selected a finalist in international competitions such as Miami Street Photography Festival 2013, Singapore Photo Festival 2016 and Photo Bangkok Festival 2015-2018. He also founded e-magazine "CTypeMag" in 2016 to promote interesting photo series from the unknown photographers around the globe. Akkara is having his solo exhibition titled "Demonic" to satire the unsavoury sides of monkhood in Thailand. It runs until Aug 31 at Kathmandu Photo Gallery. We talked to him about his photographic journey and his need to disrobe fake monks.

  • LIFE

    A symphony of towering masterpieces

    Life, Published on 11/07/2019

    » The Royal Bangkok Symphony Orchestra will perform two towering masterpieces in honour of HM the King's birthday during the "Royal Celebration Concert" in the Main Hall of Thailand Cultural Centre, Ratchadaphisek Road this Friday at 8pm.

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