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  • THAILAND

    Going green for royalty

    News, Supoj Wancharoen, Published on 26/05/2018

    » When urban residents want to save trees in the city, it is BIGTrees, an urban conservation group, who many people turn to.

  • BUSINESS

    The third path

    Asia focus, Tanyatorn Tongwaranan, Published on 23/04/2018

    » Rooted in traditional norms and religious beliefs dating back centuries, our world has long accepted gender as a binary concept consisting of two identities: male and female. Thus, only those whose gender identities match their birth-sex enjoy fundamental human rights.

  • THAILAND

    Prawit saga 'a political football'

    News, Post Reporters, Published on 03/02/2018

    » The Chulalongkorn-Thammasat Traditional Football Match, an annual event that kicks off on Saturday, is famous for featuring satirical effigies of government figures a rite that this year could have grave consequences given the growing watch scandal involving Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon.

  • LIFE

    The volunteer spirit

    Life, Published on 24/10/2017

    » Over 2 million Thais registered to serve as volunteers during the royal cremation period, carrying out several unpaid tasks, at Sanam Luang and elsewhere, from venue preparation, catering, public information services and funeral flower distribution to first aid and traffic safety. Here we talk to some of them about their duties and their pride in serving King Bhumibol one last time.

  • THAILAND

    'The Face' hands transgenders a welcome chance

    News, Published on 09/04/2017

    » This week, The Face Thailand, the reality model contestant show, will feature the remaining nine contestants, including transgender model Natachat Chanchiew, after fellow transgender model Chananchida Rungpetcharat, a runner-up in Miss Tiffany Universe 2013, was eliminated from the competition last week.

  • LIFE

    Rites or wrongs?

    Life, Published on 24/07/2017

    » Male freshmen were ordered to feel each other's crotch, lick each other's nipples and eat a disgusting mixture of pumpkin, fermented fish and discarded vegetables -- things that look like faeces. Refuse, and the senior would escalate the punishment.

  • LIFE

    Redressing history

    Life, Amitha Amranand, Published on 24/11/2016

    » Two new plays have examined the notion of 'justice'. One digs into the political history of Chile and Thailand, the other takes us inside an American jury room

  • OPINION

    Coming to terms with a brutal history

    News, Kritsada Supawattanakul, Published on 06/10/2016

    » Neal Ulevich's awarding-winning picture of a man who was about to beat a dead man hanged from a tamarind tree as a group of people looked on in Sanam Luang is one of the most recognised records of the brutal crackdown on pro-democracy students that took place 40 years ago today.

  • THAILAND

    About Politics

    News, Published on 19/11/2016

    » Yingluck's rice photo ops and Prayut's subsidies come under attack v Some election commissioners are scrambling to protect their jobs under new qualification rules v New army chief Gen Chalermchai likes to appease his masters

  • THAILAND

    Tale of the tape

    Spectrum, Chaiyot Yongcharoenchai, Published on 15/05/2016

    » For a 25-year-old self-identified katoey like Tetay, there's nothing more important than having the perfect female appearance when dressing as a woman. In daily life, Tetay dresses as a stylish man, while attending parties or special functions means he dresses as a glamorous woman.

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