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    Special hospital for the elderly gets an upgrade

    News, Supoj Wancharoen, Published on 25/08/2019

    » Bang Khunthian, which is the only coastal district in Bangkok, is famous for its seafood eateries and coastal views, but it's also known for some less appealing qualities, like its severe coastal erosion.

  • THAILAND

    Back to the railway future?

    News, Penchan Charoensuthipan, Published on 27/07/2019

    » The idea of an adventure walk through a run-down train yard overgrown with tall trees may not be everyone's cup of tea.

  • THAILAND

    The spirit of Bengal

    Life, Thana Boonlert, Published on 13/06/2019

    » As the first rays of light shone on the Bangladeshi morning, the new dawn brought hope and optimism. I got out of the van and walked down the street in Dhaka with other international journalists, the ground still wet after the rains of the previous night.

  • THAILAND

    Awash in bubble milk tea

    Business, Pitsinee Jitpleecheep, Published on 06/05/2019

    » Bubble milk tea is a local favourite that has become as ubiquitous as coffee.

  • THAILAND

    The Pride of Phayao

    Life, Pongpet Mekloy, Published on 28/03/2019

    » First-time visitors to the northern province of Phayao should be sure to check out the provincial town and, in particular, the famous namesake lake on which it stands. For repeat visitors, however, I suggest exploring the northeastern part of the province, which is made up of Chiang Kham, Phu Sang and Pong districts. Unless, you have plenty of time to spend , don't bother going back to the lake.

  • THAILAND

    Vietnam's up and coming destinations

    Life, Pongpet Mekloy, Published on 14/03/2019

    » Unlike Hanoi, Sapa, Danang, Hue, Hoi An, Dalat, Mui Ne and Ho Chi Minh City, Nha Trang (pronounced ya jang) is not a familiar name for Thai travellers. But with a direct air link between Bangkok and this Vietnamese city, recently introduced by Bangkok Airways and soon to be followed suit by another airline, that is about to change.

  • THAILAND

    As mall hype mounts, some question pace

    Business, Published on 14/12/2018

    » The opening of the 54-billion-baht Iconsiam along the Chao Phraya River in southeastern Bangkok was quite the spectacle. In November, the mall spent a whopping 1 billion baht on its grand opening, with a thousand-drone choreographed light show along with world-class ballerinas and copious fireworks.

  • THAILAND

    A place of gold

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 11/10/2018

    » When people talk about Prachuap Khiri Khan, they mostly think about Hua Hin, the century-old resort town with the 5km-long sandy beach, or the famous Phraya Nakhon Cave in Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park. Not many are interested in the Bang Saphan and Thap Sakae districts, which have been promoting community tourism. Bang Saphan has long been well-known for gold ore and black rattan basketry, while Thap Sakae is home to pristine beaches, waterfalls and forests.

  • THAILAND

    Preserving our traditional ways

    Life, Published on 24/07/2018

    » A passion for knowledge has driven Supaporn Pitiporn to do things beyond the basic duty of a pharmacist. During the past 30 years, she has trekked through forests or climbed mountains to meet moh ya phuenban, or folk healers, in remote villages, where she has learned and recorded formulas for remedies of herb-based drugs within and outside the country. Supaporn is one of a very few pharmacists in Thailand who can combine knowledge of traditional healers with her skills in modern science to produce a wide range of ready-to-use herbal medicines.

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