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  • THAILAND

    Drunk drivers risk licence, car seizures

    News, Published on 15/12/2016

    » The driving licences and vehicles of motorists caught driving while drunk during the New Year holidays will be temporarily seized in a repeat of road safety measures introduced last year.

  • OPINION

    Honouring Dad

    Life, Pongpet Mekloy, Published on 05/12/2016

    » As far back as I could remember Dec 5, the birthday of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, has always been considered the National Father's Day. Today is the first time in the lives of millions of Thais to observe this important occasion without the beloved royal father figure.

  • LIFE

    Full circle after 24 years

    B Magazine, Andrew Biggs, Published on 28/08/2016

    » Greetings from Nakhon Pathom. This week your favourite columnist finds himself in a hotel room for five days in this little town just west of Bangkok. "Little town" is hardly a good description, though it was certainly that way when I first visited here a quarter of a century ago. Bangkok has since extended her tentacles, swallowing up the likes of Samut Prakan, Nonthaburi and Minburi.

  • THAILAND

    HM the King to get honorary title for farming reform work

    News, Post Reporters, Published on 03/11/2016

    » The government is honouring His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej as the father of Thai rice research and development for his decades-long dedication to improving farming techniques and boosting farmers' morale and their lives.

  • LIFE

    Books of secrets

    Life, Anchalee Kongrut, Published on 30/11/2016

    » Pintima Lertsomboon, a librarian at Thammasat University, remembered trying to work on Oct 14 in order to soothe the bereavement brought by news of the death of His Majesty King Bhumibol. Her task as librarian usually offers her peace of mind. She has been tasked to separate the cremation books out of 10,000 rare books in the library, putting them in their own category.

  • OPINION

    Lighting the dark

    News, Postbag, Published on 25/10/2016

    » I am an American who had the privilege of living in Thailand under the reign of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej.

  • OPINION

    Knockin' on parody's door

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 07/11/2016

    » Enough about Bob Dylan and his Nobel Prize in Literature. He took his time but finally accepted the honour and will make it to the ceremony in Stockholm in December if he can.

  • THAILAND

    Mourners urged to eat with care

    News, Post Reporters, Published on 24/10/2016

    » The Department of Disease Control yesterday warned against serving mourners dishes that will likely go off in the hot weather and cause food poisoning.

  • THAILAND

    Prostitution laws 'in need of overhaul'

    News, Chaiyot Yongcharoenchai, Published on 03/07/2016

    » One of Thailand's leading sex worker support groups is calling for an overhaul of prostitution laws, saying police raids targeting sex workers were doing more harm than good.

  • TRAVEL

    Visakha Bucha Nationwide

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 19/05/2016

    » Tomorrow, Buddhists across Thailand will celebrate Visakha Bucha Day, which marks the Full Moon days of the sixth lunar month when the Lord Buddha was born, became enlightened and left this world for nirvana about 2,600 years ago. Here are some of the big celebrations on the list.

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