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    Still Songkran-crazy

    News, Prangthong Jitcharoenkul, Published on 16/04/2016

    » There was no let-up in the action on the last day of Songkran on Friday, and across the country water was still being thrown about with abandon as Thais and visitors tried to forget the worries of drought days ahead.

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    Will chao din take a powder?

    Life, Arusa Pisuthipan, Published on 08/04/2015

    » Payong Huangmitr makes a living selling din sor pong — the natural white powder Thai people put on their faces and mix with water during Songkran. During next week's festival, where revellers' faces everywhere in the country will be painted with the powder, she expects to rake it in.

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    Days of future past

    Life, Sirinya Wattanasukchai, Published on 31/12/2018

    » Bangkok is a city of contrasts. Despite being ranked as Southeast Asia's third most liveable city by the Economist this year, the capital was also named the world's worst in terms of inequality, based on the Global Wealth Databook by Credit Suisse.

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    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.

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    Push for legalisation reaches new highs

    Spectrum, Published on 08/05/2016

    » 'Can I hear it from the ganja lovers in the house?" yelled Sutipong "Junior" Tanakoset, lead singer of the underground reggae band Rastafah 4E. A roar of cheers from the crowd of more than 1,300 erupted in reply.

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