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    A shortcut to convenience and cash

    Spectrum, Erich Parpart, Published on 25/03/2018

    » Pakdee Tanapura, head of the Thai Canal study team at the Thai-Chinese Culture and Economy Association, argued that because of current congestion in the Malacca Strait, the Thai Canal would provide another channel for ships.

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    Sovereign attractions

    Business, Suchat Sritama, Published on 16/10/2017

    » In remembrance of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, it is a good time for Thais and foreign tourists to visit and discover outstanding royal projects located across the country.

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    Herbal health farm just the tonic

    News, Saiarun Pinaduang, Published on 26/08/2017

    » Living simply can be surprisingly empowering for those who ditch the bright lights of the big city and return to the land, where they find even the most rudimentary garden vegetables and herbs are treasure troves of phytochemicals and stacked full of healing properties.

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    Coldplay thrill Bangkok with sound and spectacle

    Life, Kong Rithdee, Published on 11/04/2017

    » Thailand, according to Coldplay, is amazing. Coldplay, according to the 60,000 fans packing Rajamangala Stadium, is also pretty amazing -- no, maybe not "the best band in the world" as some gush on Twitter, but a top-quality package of dazzle, flares and fireworks, fan service, visual evocation and robust pop-rock-ballad sounds. If last Friday's gig were a movie, it was a blockbuster. It keyed you in excited and sent you out feeling entertained and satisfied.

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    Our top 10 stories in a year that will be hard to forget

    Spectrum, Published on 25/12/2016

    » Over the past year 'Spectrum' has reported a wide range of issues to give readers valuable insights. Our reporter ambushed the monk who helped Leicester City to their shock English Premier League title to get an exclusive. Another reporter blended in with Chinese yuppies in the new business district of Bangkok to find out why they decided to migrate to Thailand. Two reporters did a series of stories on the Tiger Temple by hanging out with the veterinarian, monks and national park officers to listen to all sides. We were determined to find the truth. Last month we also went up to Chiang Mai to talk to Hmong girls wrongly accused of stealing a British tourist's watch. Here are the top 10 stories in another exciting year of reporting.

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    The New Chinese migrants making waves

    Spectrum, Published on 25/12/2016

    » Any news stories about the Chinese grabbed people's attention easily this year. Whether addressing the large number of Chinese tourists -- and their reportedly unruly behaviour -- the building of mega-dams on the Mekong River, the spread of banana contract farming or zero-dollar tours, anything about the Chinese seemed bound to sweep the top spot for most views or shares on social media.

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    The Musician

    Spectrum, Chaiyot Yongcharoenchai, Published on 23/10/2016

    » Ekachai "Bird" Jearakul always knew he wanted to be a musician, but it was HM Blues that made him pick up a guitar at the age of 13.

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    Peak tourism in the pink

    Spectrum, Published on 29/01/2017

    » The country's biggest "Thai sakura" field and the pristine nature of a newly opened peak in the northeastern province of Loei demonstrate that when communities return forests and apply their know-how, the returns are bigger than expected.

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    Picking up speed in a push for boat safety

    Spectrum, Chaiyot Yongcharoenchai, Published on 26/06/2016

    » Despite the recent spate of speedboat accidents to hit the Thai tourism industry, Chinese tourist Ma Che has no qualms about taking a day trip from Pattaya to Koh Lan.

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    Understanding a country's grief

    Life, Published on 19/10/2016

    » Since the death of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej last Thursday, a shockwave of emotional distress has been felt across Thailand. As the country observes a period of mourning, emotions continue to resonate.

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