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  • LIFE

    Listen to what the blind woman sees

    Life, Suwitcha Chaiyong, Published on 18/10/2019

    » "Practice makes perfect" we are often told. It certainly worked for poet Hatairatt Jaturawapana. After years of practice, her efforts have finally paid off as she was chosen as this year's Seven Book Awards winner in the poetry category.

  • LIFE

    America's saviour

    Life, Bernard Trink, Published on 18/10/2019

    » Bill Clinton wasn't the best president of the United States of America, nor was he the worst. Nor was he the most oversexed. John F. Kennedy had more pillow-mates by far. Yet Jackie Kennedy and Hillary Clinton didn't make a fuss about it.

  • LIFE

    Finding the Right Turn

    Guru, Published on 18/10/2019

    » It's not often that a professional ballet dancer from San Francisco elegantly pirouettes his way through Bangkok to demonstrate and share his expertise. Ikolo Griffin was spotted as a star and immediately recruited by the San Francisco Ballet company at the age of eight and never looked back. In the last 30 years, his passion for ballet has seen him twirl on reputable stages, from the San Francisco Opera house, Paris Opera House and the Lincoln Center, New York to Dance Theater of Harlem and The Joffrey Ballet in Chicago. But Griffin has a different kind of spin to him. He decided to give back to the dance community by simplifying the very thing every ballet dancer dreads: the pirouette. Since then, his "Just Turns" workshop has been changing the lives of many dancers across the US. Now he's taking over the world -- one turn at a time -- as he arranges his workshops in other countries. GURU speaks to Griffin about his upcoming visit to Bangkok in an exclusive interview!

  • THAILAND

    Police thwart drug money laundering op

    News, Sutthiwit Chayutworakan, Published on 17/10/2019

    » Police arrested six people during raids in Samut Prakan and Nonthaburi provinces and seized assets worth about 100 million baht yesterday, in an operation aimed at suspects in the laundering of a billion baht of drug traffickers' money.

  • THAILAND

    BMA hails pavement riding blitz

    News, Post Reporters, Published on 16/10/2019

    » City Hall's campaign to crack down on motorcyclists riding or parking on pavements has seen the number of offenders apprehended by police fall by 37% during the 16 months of the blitz, according to the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA).

  • LIFE

    The meat of the matter

    Life, Arusa Pisuthipan, Published on 30/09/2019

    » Late last month, KFC launched Beyond Fried Chicken, a plant-based chicken substitute at a single location in Atlanta, USA. According to a New York Times report, the chicken giant sold as many plant-based wings and nuggets in only five hours as its popular popcorn chicken in an entire week.

  • THAILAND

    Red shirts plead guilty to violence

    News, Published on 28/09/2019

    » Four red-shirt co-leaders have pleaded guilty for their roles in a violent 2007 protest outside the home of the late Privy Council president, Prem Tinsulanonda, apparently hoping the Supreme Court will give them clemency and a less severe punishment.

  • OPINION

    Asean nears its Thucydides trap turning point

    News, Published on 14/10/2019

    » In the whirlwind of the 554 officially listed events which marked the start of the UN General Assembly debates in New York two weeks ago, the concern raised by Secretary-General Antonio Guterres -- that the world is moving towards a Great Fracture -- was understandably lost in the cacophony.

  • THAILAND

    Dinosaur dig opens up path to the future

    News, Published on 12/10/2019

    » The discovery of a fossil of a meat-eating dinosaur in Khon Kaen earlier this year is giving Thailand's northeastern region more visibility on the world's prehistoric circuit.

  • SPORTS

    Longstaff caps astonishing weekend

    Sports, Nobby Piles, Published on 12/10/2019

    » A refreshing number of feel-good stories featuring young strikers emerged in the Premier League last weekend, which also witnessed the rare sight of both Manchester clubs suffering embarrassing defeats on the same day.

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