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  • NEWS

    For Taiwanese, Lin is 'God' in an NY Knicks shirt

    AFP, Published on 14/02/2012

    » He's not quite a local boy made good, but he'll do: NBA sensation Jeremy Lin, born and bred in America, is inspiring a feverish following in his ancestral home of Taiwan, a society craving true heroes.

  • NEWS

    Cabby arrested for robbery, rape

    Online Reporters, Published on 20/02/2012

    » A taxi driver who says he is HIV-positive has been arrested in Bangkok for allegedly robbing and raping at least 10 passengers, Metropolitan Police Bureau deputy chief Saroj Phromcharoen police said on Monday.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Do as I say...

    Guru, Published on 24/02/2012

    » Being in a public position is a tough job. People expect you to say smart stuff and wield your knowledge responsibly. Even here at Guru we often get accused of defiling "jour-na-lism" (whatever that is) because we often write things based on the voices in our head. Luckily for us, the most we can ever do is ruin your bathroom experience (because we know that's where you're reading this).

  • NEWS

    Weekly highlights

    Veera Prateepchaikul, Published on 17/02/2012

    » Government authorities were in unison, insisting the three bomb blasts in downtown Bangkok did not amount to terrorism because the devices were intended solely to kill unnamed foreign individuals - even though several Thais were hurt. In the parliament, there was bedlam on Thursday when Democrat MPs queried the prime minister about her "secret mission" at the Four Seasons Hotel last Wednesday.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Off the beaten track

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 17/02/2012

    » There are certain must-see attractions for first-time visitors to Thailand: Patpong, Temple of the Emerald Buddha, Khao San Road, an elephant show, ladyboy cabaret, Hua Hin, a Full Moon party, some more beaches... But with all this distraction, visitors might miss out on the atypical attractions your average tour guide doesn't know about. To do our part in promoting the miracle that is Thai tourism, we have selected five lesser-known villages where visitors can discover Thais living in unique ways.

  • LIFESTYLE

    The Descendants

    Guru, Published on 17/02/2012

    » (Premiered Feb 16)

  • BUSINESS

    Energy credit card scheme may need rejig

    Business, Chatrudee Theparat, Published on 25/02/2012

    » The Energy Ministry wants drivers to have better access to energy credit cards to offset the rising price of natural gas for vehicles (NGV).

  • NEWS

    No easy answer to who lit fuse in bomb attacks

    Spectrum, Published on 26/02/2012

    » Since the bomb blasts earlier this month which struck Bangkok and New Delhi, and a failed attack in the Georgian capital Tbilisi, confusion over events on the ground has been compounded by a predictable war of words between Iran, widely viewed as behind the attacks, and its arch-enemy Israel, the apparent target.

  • NEWS

    UPDATE: Iranian bombs himself

    Online Reporters, Published on 14/02/2012

    » An Iranian man was severely injured when he threw a bomb at police that hit a tree and bounced back towards him and exploded in Bangkok on Tuesday afternoon, reports said.

  • NEWS

    One year on, 'ghosts' stalk Japan's tsunami city

    AFP, Published on 28/02/2012

    » A year after whole neighbourhoods full of people were killed by the Japanese tsunami, rumours of ghosts swirl in Ishinomaki as the city struggles to come to terms with the awful tragedy.

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