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  • LIFESTYLE

    A man of value

    Brunch, Duangkamol Panya, Published on 22/07/2018

    » The most legendary law enforcer in Thai history, Khun Phantharak Rajjadej, stopped crimes and cleaned up the bandits all with nothing more than a police badge, the gravitas of a peacekeeper, and perhaps, as legend has it, immortality which he derived from ancient Thai witchcraft.

  • LIFESTYLE

    An almost forgotten glory

    Life, Published on 28/06/2018

    » It was a fine sunny day when more than 70 culture vultures strolled the old Front Palace (Wang Na), the palace of viceroys in the early Rattanakosin period, near Sanam Luang, to learn about its history, importance and changes. Anyone wanting to know the old palace as more than just the National Museum Bangkok can follow the footsteps of the recent "Walk With The Cloud: The Hidden Palace", led by Khun Sirikitiya Jensen, an official of the Fine Arts Department and the youngest daughter of Princess Ubolratana.

  • NEWS

    Rains ruin ancient houses

    News, Published on 18/07/2018

    » Nakhon Phanom: A landslide caused by heavy rain seriously damaged two centuries-old teakwood houses located by a scenic river in the tourist district of Tha Uthen.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Sometimes transcendental, always relevant

    Life, Kong Rithdee, Published on 25/05/2018

    » The American films were on short supply this year at Cannes -- which in turn deprived the assembly line of red carpet material -- but nobody seemed to mind that except, well, some American media and fashion bloggers. That superfluous caveat aside, the recently wrapped 71st Cannes Film Festival was nearly unanimously praised as one of the best editions in recent memory, with a string of good, sometimes very good, titles playing night after night -- and even the bad films weren't so offensively bad, as was often the case. In the midst of soul-searching following the question of relevance (the world wants Avengers), the rise of streaming (the world watches films on phones), the decline of arthouse popularity, Cannes insists on the sacredness of cinema, on the future of the art, and this year it paid off solidly.

  • TRAVEL

    A land steeped in history

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 24/05/2018

    » Ketsurang, an archaeologist, miraculously travels back in time from the present day to the reign of the Ayutthaya Kingdom's King Narai the Great (1656-1688). She enjoys the traditional way of life and the beauty of many places in Ayutthaya and Lop Buri.

  • LIFESTYLE

    StillnessIs The Move

    Brunch, Chanun Poomsawai, Published on 13/05/2018

    » Grouper/ Grid of Points

  • OPINION

    Topsy turvy Thailand

    News, Published on 16/06/2018

    » Re: "Cops go after World Cup gamblers", (BP, June 12).

  • NEWS

    Residents face uncertainty as Phimai nears historic site status

    News, Prasit Tangprasert, Published on 26/02/2018

    » Nakhon Ratchasima: Residents in Tambon Phimai municipality of Phimai district yesterday voiced opposition to the Fine Arts Department's (FAD) move to declare a 2,658-rai area as a historic site, saying they had proper legal documents to prove their right to occupy the land.

  • TRAVEL

    A trip down history lane

    Life, Pongpet Mekloy, Published on 21/12/2017

    » Ayutthaya was the Thai capital for 417 years. During those centuries a lot happened. Somehow, for many Thais, the first -- and often the only -- thing that pops up when we think of the old city is wars with the Burmese. So when my friend Tui, who is a history buff, convinced me to go do some biking in Ayutthaya Historical Park, I didn't expect it to be much fun. But he proved me wrong.

  • LIFESTYLE

    What's trending and happening this week

    Muse, Apipar Norapoompipat, Published on 07/04/2018

    » 1. Capsule-coffee giant Nespresso has launched a tiny marvel for café au lait lovers: the Nespresso Lattissima One. Available in two elegant colours of Silky White or Mocha Brown, the little machine provides a convenient and easy solution to create the perfect cappuccino. Specifically designed for a single serving, the machine will froth all the fresh milk from its container directly into your cup to prevent waste. Extremely easy to use, the machine comes equipped with one button to froth your milk and two buttons to either prepare an espresso or a lungo cup of coffee. The Nespresso Lattisima One is available at Siam Paragon's Nespresso Boutique for 14,300 baht.

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