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  • TRAVEL

    Trip to Phetchaburi

    Life, Pongpet Mekloy, Published on 02/05/2019

    » The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) and the Phetchaburi Office of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) are co-organising special train trips to the old city of Phetchaburi every Saturday, Sunday and public holidays throughout May.

  • OPINION

    Fifty fascinating years in Wonderland

    News, Roger Crutchley, Published on 14/04/2019

    » Having first arrived in Thailand a few days before Songkran, each year the festival approaches it sparks memories of those early days in the Kingdom. This year is slightly more significant because earlier this week marked my 50th year in Thailand, or to put it another way, roughly 18,250 days. That sounds decidedly scary. The frightening thing is that I can remember those early days better than the events of last week. The immature youth is now an immature wrinkly.

  • TRAVEL

    River Kwai Fair

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 03/12/2015

    » The annual River Kwai Bridge and Red Cross Fair runs until Dec 7 at the River Kwai Bridge and Klib Bua Field in Muang district, Kanchanaburi. The event is held under the concept of "70 Years Of Peace in Kanchanaburi". A highlight is a light and sound show depicting the history of the bridge and the "Death Railway", which were constructed by POWs during World War II. Also, there are the Provincial Red Cross Council's shops, government agencies and public enterprises' exhibitions, concerts by famous singers and bands, a mini motor show and amusement park.

  • TRAVEL

    Marking Khao Phansa Day

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 18/06/2015

    » On July 30, the Lat Chado Municipality in Ayutthaya's Phak Hai district will host a Buddhist Lent candle procession ceremony on the Lat Chado Canal to mark Khao Phansa Day.

  • TRAVEL

    Cycling in Hua Hin

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 10/09/2015

    » The "Ratchapak Bike and Concert: Gratitude to Motherland" cycling race will take place on the 126km route between Ratchapak Park and Jalaprathan Cement Factory and back to the park in Hua Hin district, Prachuap Khiri Khan, on Sept 12.

  • TRAVEL

    A hidden gem

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 25/08/2016

    » Along a stretch from Lan Luang Road to Nakhon Sawan Road, less than 500m from Phan Fa Bridge, is the Nang Loeng Community. Its former name is E-Loeng, named after the oversized Mon-style jars.

  • OPINION

    Tycoon in crosshairs

    News, Postbag, Published on 20/03/2018

    » The public shouldn't be too highly strung about Premchai Karnasuta's alleged poaching case. Relax and let justice run its course.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Travelling Thaiger

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 01/12/2017

    » We first interviewed Thai-German Michael Biedassek for his role as the co-founder of bangkokvanguards, a unique travel agent which explores undiscovered paths in Bangkok. Michael is also involved in raising awareness on preserving local communities and organising the "Santa Cause" (http://fb.com/SantaCauseBangkok) event every year to provide gifts and necessities for less privileged children and their families. We wondered what he had been up to lately and what the upcoming Santa Cause would entail.

  • BUSINESS

    Japanese stimulus plan gives lift to Asian stocks

    Business, Published on 01/08/2016

    » Recap: Asian stock markets advanced last week, propelled by Japan's bigger-than-expected fiscal stimulus plan, while investors shrugged off a US Federal Reserve statement that opened room for a policy rate hike later this year. Thai shares also climbed higher in liquidity-driven trade.

  • OPINION

    Bus service is a long way from 'special'

    News, Sirinya Wattanasukchai, Published on 28/09/2016

    » Riding a bus earlier this week gave me a new experience, and not a good one.

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