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  • NEWS

    TAA demons to woo tourists

    Business, Boonsong Kositchotethana, Published on 07/10/2016

    » No-frills Thai AirAsia (TAA) has rolled out unique livery for one of its aircraft, literally taking "Amazing Thailand" to the skies.

  • TRAVEL

    Loy Krathong in Bangkok

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 19/11/2015

    » From Saturday to Nov 25, the "River Festival 2015 -- The River of Culture" will take place to celebrate the Loy Krathong Festival at seven attractions along the Chao Phraya River under the concept of "conserving waterways". The seven places are Wat Pho, Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn), Wat Prayoon, Wat Kanlaya, Tha Maharaj, Asiatique and Yod Phiman River Walk.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Bridging the gap

    Life, Apipar Norapoompipat, Published on 24/10/2018

    » Ancient temples and modern art. They seem like two ends of a cultural spectrum that wouldn't seem to bridge well with one another.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Of white teeth, black faces and a general lack of awareness

    Brunch, Andrew Biggs, Published on 02/09/2018

    » Greetings from Hat Yai, Songkhla, where your columnist is enjoying a foot massage at a place called "KKK Massage".

  • NEWS

    Top 5 social media stories of the year

    News, Anucha Charoenpo, Published on 30/12/2017

    » The influence of social media on society today is of profound importance, and 2017 was no exception. This past year was one when netizens widely used social media platforms to scrutinise matters of public interest. Below are the top five news stories of the year that spread online mostly through social media initially in a much faster and wider manner before the mainstream media picked up and pursued them.

  • LIFESTYLE

    In the heart of the city

    Life, Published on 22/11/2017

    » It's often said that the success of an art biennale, which, by definition, makes selections and therefore excludes, can also be found in the success of the "off", which utilises and gathers the energy of those not selected. Last Friday Apinan Poshyananda, chief executive and artistic director of the Bangkok Art Biennale (BAB 2018), announced the first 15 artists -- of more than 70 planned -- who will participate in the citywide show, whose venues include historic temples and modern galleries.

  • LEARNING

    Royal barge procession

    Terry Fredrickson, Published on 10/11/2012

    » Thousands lined the Chao Phraya River yesterday to watch the dazzling royal barge procession, part of celebrations marking the King’s 85th birthday on Dec 5.

  • LEARNING

    Big crack at Wat Arun

    Terry Fredrickson, Published on 21/12/2011

    » Culture Ministry officials were alarmed yesterday when a crack appeared close to the famous temple, but they say now repairs have been successful.

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