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  • NEWS

    Fierce winds, rain, hail cause damage in 2 provinces

    Published on 19/04/2019

    » Shops and houses were damaged and vehicles hit by falling trees when strong winds and heavy rain pummeled Phimai municipality of Nakhon Ratchasima province on Thursday evening.

  • NEWS

    Heat to cook up storms, forecast says

    News, Post Reporters, Published on 20/04/2019

    » The country will be in the grip of sweltering heat on Saturday with the mercury expected to hit a scorching 44C in the North, according to the weather bureau.

  • LIFESTYLE

    The fine art of cultural preservation

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 16/04/2015

    » Borvornvate Rungrujee, director-general of the Fine Arts Department, has an ambitious plan: every year for the next 10 years he will submit one cultural site to be considered for Unesco's World Heritage List.

  • OPINION

    Heritage focus is blurred

    News, Postbag, Published on 04/03/2018

    » Re: "300 protest over historic site ruling", (BP, March 3).

  • TRAVEL

    Finding the true Northeast

    Brunch, Chaiyot Yongcharoenchai, Published on 15/01/2017

    » When scrolling through my Facebook feed over the holiday season, I see that most of my friends have left the country for a winter break away from their usual scene of busy Bangkok. Family vacations spent at a Hokkaido ski resort, colourful scenes of Christmas lights and displays in London, sunny escapes to Florida -- these images all flood my newsfeed.

  • TRAVEL

    Songkran Blessings

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 12/04/2018

    » The Songkran festival commemorates the start of the traditional Thai New Year. Besides the water splashing, celebrations and family reunions, many Thai people perform rituals that show respect for and seek blessings from their ancestors, elders and Buddha images.

  • OPINION

    Going traditional at Songkran

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 16/04/2018

    » Over two years ago, I wrote about my contentment with a new trend in which a number of Thais wear traditional costumes in everyday life. Today, I feel happier since so many Thai people opt for traditional outfits and the style is even recognised and promoted by the government. I must note this was ignited by the craze for the periodical TV series Bupphesanniwat (Love Destiny), which was about the time journey of an archaeologist to the reign of Ayutthaya's King Narai the Great over 300 years ago.

  • TRAVEL

    Orchid Fest in Samsen

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 12/11/2015

    » From Nov 20 to Dec 13, the Museum of Floral Culture in Dusit district, Bangkok, will host the 2nd annual floral festival called the "Winter Vanda Orchids Festival" to celebrate the 60th birthday of Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Top ten provinces Bangkokians can’t get enough of

    Published on 05/09/2017

    » Only four months to go and it will be the end of the year again. The year-end is always the peak season for travel, so it is best to plan your trip in advance to ensure you get the best offers both for flights and accommodation. Traveloka is a travel application that will help you secure cheap flight tickets and good value hotels worldwide.

  • TRAVEL

    Chak Phra in Surat Thani

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 01/11/2012

    » From now until Sunday, the southern province of Surat Thani is hosting annual religious ceremonies and traditional boat races to mark the end of the Buddhist Lent.

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