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  • OPINION

    The day I realised Thailand was different

    News, Roger Crutchley, Published on 17/04/2016

    » I trust everyone has survived the Songkran Festival, suffering little more than a few damp clothes, and maybe stuck with a hint of a fixed grin. The festival brings special memories for me because when I first arrived in April 1969, it coincided with the start of Songkran, although I was unaware of it.

  • OPINION

    You don't know better

    News, Postbag, Published on 09/08/2016

    » "Sunday's referendum results show Thais are sick of politicians' games and want a cleaner form of democracy", (BP, Aug 8). The article quoted people making exactly the kind of comments you would have expected and showed their arrogance and disdain for ordinary people.

  • TRAVEL

    Away

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 24/12/2015

    » To welcome 2016, Bangkok and several cities around Thailand will host a range of activities starting with the countdown on New Year's Eve, then New Year's Day and beyond. Here is a list of events planned in Bangkok and elsewhere:

  • OPINION

    The real booze issue

    News, Postbag, Published on 04/03/2016

    » Re: "Activists demand big hike in booze taxes", (Online, March 2).

  • NEWS

    Activists welcome transgender jails

    News, Prangthong Jitcharoenkul, Published on 10/07/2016

    » The LGBT community has welcomed the Department of Correction's decision to set up a separate jail for transgender prisoners, but have expressed concerns some inmates' gender identities or sexual preference may complicate the selection process.

  • BUSINESS

    Stimulus hopes and chinese gdp cheer stock investors

    Business, Published on 18/07/2016

    » Recap: Hopes that British and Japanese policymakers would ramp up economic stimulus bolstered risk appetites in global stock markets. China's better-than-expected second-quarter GDP also buoyed sentiment. The Thai market tracked the global trend.

  • OPINION

    Don't go off the rails

    News, Postbag, Published on 30/06/2016

    » If the government and State Railway of Thailand wish to go ahead with the high-speed train projects, may they review the existing investment plan, the administration of safety, and an effective business strategy to come up with the break-even point or turn to profit.

  • LIFESTYLE

    From farm to plate

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 10/06/2016

    » If you're a true foodie, you'll know Sukhumvit Soi 39 is, figuratively speaking, very savoury, with many eateries dotted along its intricate sub sois and alleys. Try Google Maps to see what we mean. Tucked away deep in the soi, Cocotte Farm Roast & Winery shares the same address with several notable restaurants inside the 39 Boulevard Building. This new kid on the block operates on noble principles, claiming that it prepares dishes using ingredients from organic farms and food artisans as much as possible.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Shoot your movie here

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 20/06/2016

    » Tourism is a key factor in Thailand's economic growth, accounting for 16% of last year's GDP. That said, the Department of Tourism plans to further promote the country, as one of the best film-shooting destinations.

  • LIFESTYLE

    A new crime series

    Life, Bernard Trink, Published on 01/06/2015

    » Time was when James Patterson penned a crime novel annually. Then semi-annually. Then seasonally. At the rate this reviewer is now receiving them, they seem to be coming out weekly. No sooner do I critique one than the next crosses my desk. Alone and with his team of co-authors, he's clearly on a roll.

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