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  • LIFESTYLE

    A beautiful responsibility

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 05/06/2017

    » Immediately after the passing of King Bhumibol Adulyadej on Oct 13 last year, a team of Fine Arts Department architectural specialists began their work to design the royal crematorium. Kokiart Thongphud -- known as the trusted right-hand man of the late architect Arwut Ngernchuklin, who designed several previous royal crematoriums -- knew that the responsibility would fall on his shoulders. That night his brain began to whirl, his hands skilfully moving the pencil, rulers and paper, his eyes focusing on the details.

  • TRAVEL

    Muddy sea festival

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 11/05/2017

    » From May 19-21, the "8th Muddy Sea World Festival" will take place at Bang Taboon Bay in Ban Laem, Phetchaburi province.

  • TRAVEL

    The art of showbiz

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 13/10/2016

    » Inspired by its founder's faith in dhamma and passion for art, the Yodchai Meksuwan Museum of Art in Nakhon Pathom's Nakhon Chaisi district is the brainchild of veteran actor and artist Yodchai Meksuwan. It showcases hundreds of his art pieces -- bronze and wax sculptures and abstract paintings -- as well as posters of his movies.

  • TRAVEL

    Cycling in Sing Buri

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 01/09/2016

    » On Sept 10-11, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT)'s Lop Buri office, which also oversees tourism in Sing Buri, will host the "Cycling To The Town Of Heroes: Sing Buri -- A Nice Place To Live" tour on a route called paying respect to and seeking blessings from the Reclinging Buddha, the Meditating Buddha and the Standing Budda in Sing Buri province. The objectives are to promote local tourism and encourage people to exercise regularly.

  • TRAVEL

    Mackerel fest in Samut Sakhon

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 29/10/2015

    » From Nov 17-22, the "7th Delicious Platoo At Tha Chalom Festival" will be held on the bank of the Tha Chin River in front of Wat Chong Lom in tambon Tha Chalom, Muang district, Samut Sakhon, from 9am-8pm.

  • TRAVEL

    A topsy turvy world

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 24/11/2016

    » Phuket, a province and island in the South, attracts millions of tourists each year. However, just the sea, sand and sun as well as delicious food may be sometimes inadequate to excite repeat visitors and the young generation. One of the city's latest tourist attractions is Baan Teelanka, or the Upside Down House, in Muang district. The place is fun for people of all ages.

  • OPINION

    Friends across the border

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 21/05/2015

    » Last week was the third time I have visited Myanmar in the last three years. There have been a few changes caused by the influence of materialism and capitalism, but things seem fine, in general.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Taste of Persian Islamic culture 

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 24/03/2015

    » On the Thon Buri side of the river, passers-by often take notice of a beautiful gingerbread house at the foot of Charoenpas Bridge. Sometimes they'll hear a call for prayer from there, because this wooden structure, a mixture of adapted Gothic style, Manila gable roofs and fine wood carvings, is Charoenpas Mosque, known among locals as Kudee Klang.

  • TRAVEL

    Relentlessly ambitious Dubai

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 02/04/2015

    » Over the past five decades, Dubai has rapidly grown from a small fishing village into a multicultural metropolis full of skyscrapers, shopping malls, restaurants and tourist attractions. This major port city in the United Arab Emirates, situated by the sea and desert, is halfway between Asia and Europe. It is the home of some 200 nationalities, and where old and modern cultures blend in harmony.

  • TRAVEL

    City of 11 gates

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 28/08/2014

    » Situated right in the middle of Isan, the country's northeastern region, 512km from Bangkok by road, Roi Et has been a major settlement for more than 300 years. It was once called Saket Nakhon and referred to as "a large city with 11 gates and 11 vassal cities", but in modern-day terms it would be more accurately described as a medium-sized market town.

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