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    Verdant pleasures

    Life, Pongpet Mekloy, Published on 10/10/2019

    » Not so long ago, Kanchanaburi's Muang district, which is just a two-and-a-half hours' drive from Bangkok, was seen by many as a mundane destination. And the adjacent district of Tha Muang was nothing more than just another place to drive by. But thanks to the popping up of new photogenic attractions in an area that straddles these two neighbours, Kanchanaburi has regained its prominence on the tourist map.

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    Travels in Moominland

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 03/10/2019

    » Helsinki, the Finnish capital, is compact but invigorating and inspiring. The tree-lined streets are clean, the footpaths are wide and there are bicycle lanes throughout. Different architectural styles coexist: neoclassicism, art nouveau, functionalism and modernism. Small wonder that the city was named World Design Capital in 2012.

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    Not what it seems

    Life, Pongpet Mekloy, Published on 01/08/2019

    » As you can see on the map, Klong Yai district is a narrow strip of land that extends from the main part of Trat province. Flanked by the Gulf of Thailand on one side and the mountains of western Cambodia on the other, it doesn't look like a place where much has happened.

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    At their peak

    Life, Noko, Published on 26/07/2019

    » It's back to nature for Montblanc, whose latest 1858 models boast green dials as a lush contrast to vintage-looking bronze cases.

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    Civic groups lobby to protect Makkasan land

    Published on 15/07/2019

    » Civic networks are set to rally in front of Government House on Thursday to demand the administration spare the State Railway of Thailand’s (SRT) 497 rai of land in Makkasan area from being included in its high-speed rail project linking three major airports.

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    Revisiting Khon Kaen with my best friend

    Life, Pongpet Mekloy, Published on 24/01/2019

    » Cycling wasn't in the plan when I went to Khon Kaen recently on one of my "update trips" to see how places have changed. But late that morning, after having spent an hour or so strolling under the scorching sun, I came across something refreshingly delightful: a bicycle rental shop. A godsend!

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    More than meats the eye

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 15/11/2018

    » Japan is one of the most popular destinations for Thai tourists. More than 80,000 Thais visit Japan monthly, and the total number of Thai visitors per year is expected to reach 1.1 million this year, according to the Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO). To Thais, well-known Japanese destinations include Tokyo, Kyoto, Fukuoka, Osaka and Hokkaido, while Kobe sounds familiar for its premium-quality beef from grains and beer-fed cattle rather than tourism. As a matter of fact, this port city, about 500km from Tokyo, is worth a visit for its cultural diversity, modern comfort and good food.

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    Diving deep with the new Nautilus watches

    Life, Noko, Published on 19/10/2018

    » Octagons associate with casual elegant timepieces in Patek Philippe's haute horlogerie. The Nautilus boasts a porthole-inspired case with an octagonal bezel, whereas Aquanaut has a rounded octagonal case and bezel.

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    Appreciating Kantang's past glory

    Life, Pongpet Mekloy, Published on 30/08/2018

    » Of the six provinces along the Kingdom's southern peninsula, only Trang can be reached via railway. The Andaman rail tracks run past Trang city and end in Kantang, which is connected to the Andaman Sea 15km or so away by the Trang River. After its establishment in 1893, Kantang acted as a major socio-economic hub in the area and was an important port for goods from the West.

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    'Enhancing real estate skills for the Thailand 4.0 era' workshop by NIDA

    Published on 01/09/2018

    » The Center for Competitiveness Research, Research Center, National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA), has pleasure in presenting the “Professional Real Estate Development Workshop” (RE-Pro) with the aim to give real estate entrepreneurs a competitive edge. The seminar will help developers and those interested in learning about real estate management and accessing capital markets to prepare for starting a business or developing a business more effectively.

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