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    Lady parking: the work of the devil

    Brunch, Andrew Biggs, Published on 27/08/2017

    » UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is toying with the idea of women-only train carriages. The idea is to stem the rising tide of female harassment in public places after British Transport Police reported a rise in sexual assaults on trains.

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    The Deeper South

    Muse, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 19/08/2017

    » In the contemporary art created by Muslim women from Thailand's restive southern provinces of Narathiwat, Yala and Pattani, there is a depth that reaches out and speaks to the heart.

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    Rollingwith it

    Brunch, Published on 13/08/2017

    » There's total silence in the taxi to Hanoi International Airport. It's the kind of silence that reminds you that there's normally something humming or creaking or chirping or playing in the background. The young taxi driver, with a band-aid on his forearm, is clean cut. He doesn't have his phone out to chat. He doesn't make an attempt at conversation with me. He doesn't turn the radio on.

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    Man bites dog

    Life, Published on 01/08/2017

    » When the National Legislative Assembly passed the Prevention of Animal Cruelty and Provision of Animal Welfare Act in 2014, animal lovers rejoiced. It is considered a progressive law that protects the well-being of other living creatures, and is seen as a big step forward by the animal rights movement in Thailand -- for pets, mostly, but also for working animals such as buffaloes and elephants. It took campaigners 15 years to get the bill approved.

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    A worthy cause but a PR disaster

    Life, Published on 20/06/2017

    » Some people are "Meena's friends". Some aren't.

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    Vanquished vendors -- What's it all about?

    Life, Ariane Kupferman-Sutthavong, Published on 21/04/2017

    » There will be no more pushcarts with colourful umbrellas mounted on top, no more tasty meals and soothing, satisfying roadside snacks on the streets of Thong Lor, Ekamai and Phra Khanong. Instead of the clouds of smoke that formed above steaming, fragrant woks and charcoal grills, city dwellers are left with nothing but the fumes billowing from automobiles' exhaust pipes.

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    A Bangkokian trading card game

    Guru, Eric E Surbano, Published on 21/04/2017

    » Before the days of Pokemon Go (have you forgotten that was a thing?), there were the numerous Gameboy games and then there was the Pokemon trading card game. It was basically a simpler version of Magic: The Gathering without the complexity and the commitment. Being the nerds that we are, we here at Guru have decided to create Bangkok's very own trading card game, complete with characters, spells, and items that are exclusively Bangkokian.

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    Feeling the heat

    Life, Published on 03/04/2017

    » Come April, a chorus of complaints about the intolerable weather are heard everywhere. But while we curse the sun from the comfort of air-con rooms, there are people who have to spend hours outside because their jobs demand it. For them, the sweltering rays are an inevitable fact of life.

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    Chinese versions of street food apps released

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 28/03/2017

    » Tasting Thai food like a local is one thing travellers should try when visiting the Kingdom. To facilitate the experience, especially for Chinese tourists, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Thailand Foundation have released Chinese language versions for the apps Street Food Bangkok, Street Food Chiang Mai and Street Food Phuket.

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    Thailand 4.0 hits a dead end

    Brunch, Andrew Biggs, Published on 12/03/2017

    » Last Tuesday the inaugural Thailand International Business Awards were held in a glittering ceremony at the Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit, celebrating innovation and excellence in local businesses.

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