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  • LEARNING

    Stop cheating tourists: Call from Europe

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 26/06/2013

    » Diplomats from 18 European countries come to Phuket & ask govt officials to stop allowing tourists to be cheated. Govt mission to China apologizes for cheating Chinese tourists.

  • OPINION

    Dark enough for you?

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 20/08/2018

    » 'Dark tourism" is an interesting concept that did not come to my attention until I watched a Netflix series recently. Few countries actively promote offbeat or slightly dangerous pursuits but it's a niche with potential, if managed carefully -- even if it's hard to explain to your insurer.

  • TRAVEL

    Thailand's domestic tourism

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 14/01/2016

    » The Tourism Authority of Thailand aims to push domestic tourism revenue from 7.99 trillion baht to 8.7 trillion this year, up 8%.

  • LIFESTYLE

    One size does not fit all

    Brunch, Suthon Sukphisit, Published on 04/03/2018

    » Twenty years ago, people would get excited when a western newspaper praised Thai food as a new sensation. Foreign tourists visiting Thailand were very much impressed by what they ate here. The number of Thai restaurants overseas sharply increased, signaling the newfound popularity of our cuisine.

  • LIFESTYLE

    No offence

    Life, Gary Boyle, Published on 22/01/2019

    » You'll be familiar with Jim Jefferies' schtick. He's the archetypal Aussie bloke, unconcerned with politically correct ways to address hot-button topics. His rants wrong-foot you with boozy observations that crystallise into astute commentary on modern society, like he's some kind of pub savant.

  • NEWS

    Viral clicks that rocked the boat

    News, Anucha Charoenpo, Published on 29/12/2018

    » In the year 2018, netizens widely used their Facebook pages and other social media platforms to scrutinise matters of public interest ranging from politics and crimes to social issues.

  • NEWS

    What we watched in 2018

    Life, Published on 26/12/2018

    » The great and the good from the silver screen, TV screen and phone screen.

  • NEWS

    Visitors wowed by 'Thainess'

    News, Published on 15/01/2015

    » A "Discover Thainess" parade designed to educate foreign visitors about the kingdom's cultural heritage drew large crowds Wednesday evening, dazzling tourists and expats with elaborate costumes and decorated floats. 

  • LIFESTYLE

    Thailand in film

    Guru, Pasavat Tanskul, Published on 27/07/2018

    » It has been a few weeks since the rescue of the Wild Boar soccer team from Tham Luang cave. With the successful and miraculous feel-good news of the rescue, it was inevitable that plans to dramatise the entire ordeal will be made into a movie. Reportedly, six film production companies are in talks with the Thai government and have expressed interest in obtaining rights to make a dramatic movie version of the events.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Nun the wiser

    Brunch, Andrew Biggs, Published on 27/05/2018

    » How wonderful to be back in the Land of Smiles after my week-long sojourn to Italy, as documented in this column last week.

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