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  • LIFESTYLE

    In the heart of the city

    Life, Published on 22/11/2017

    » It's often said that the success of an art biennale, which, by definition, makes selections and therefore excludes, can also be found in the success of the "off", which utilises and gathers the energy of those not selected. Last Friday Apinan Poshyananda, chief executive and artistic director of the Bangkok Art Biennale (BAB 2018), announced the first 15 artists -- of more than 70 planned -- who will participate in the citywide show, whose venues include historic temples and modern galleries.

  • OPINION

    Cheating the cheaters

    Voranai Vanijaka, Published on 30/05/2013

    » Foreign workers are useful. They fill the jobs we don’t have the proper skills to do, or the jobs that we simply don’t want to do.

  • NEWS

    Extreme heat grips N. Hemisphere on summer solstice

    Published on 21/06/2017

    » SINGAPORE -- Extreme heat across large tracts of the Northern Hemisphere raised fears for crops in China, fuelled forest fires in Portugal and Russia's Far East, forced flight cancellations in the Southwest US, and melted tarmac on roads in Britain.

  • OPINION

    Foreign fiscal fiasco

    News, Postbag, Published on 15/05/2017

    » Re: "20-year plan draws out military rule", (BP, May 13).

  • OPINION

    Some hard questions

    News, Postbag, Published on 07/01/2017

    » Re: "Horror highway crash, blast kills 25", (BP, Jan 3).

  • OPINION

    Whingeing old bag

    News, Postbag, Published on 26/11/2016

    » In the 1970s we had several correspondents of the "US Army (Ret'd)" ilk, bemoaning the failure of Thailand's governments and administrations in conducting the nation's affairs on the admirable lines of Rainbow Gulch or Redneck Springs. Possessed of almost universal expertise, they were very, very boring.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Show me the motive

    Life, Bernard Trink, Published on 24/08/2015

    » Motives for acts of violence range from crimes of passion to drive-by shootings -- that is from defending family honour to reducing the food chain indiscriminately. They aren't justifiable under law and are equally penalised. There are a myriad of motives, often the perpetrator unable to explain what made him or her do it ("maybe I drank too much").

  • NEWS

    Tourists spurn Vietnam in the first quarter

    Published on 02/04/2015

    » HANOI — The number of foreign tourists coming to Vietnam dropped nearly 14% in the first quarter compared to the same period last year, mainly due to a dramatic decline in tourists from Russia and China, a tourism official said Thursday.

  • TRAVEL

    Holidays from hell

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 30/07/2013

    » When violent, unforeseen events turn your dream vacation into a nightmare, who can you turn to for help and who is ultimately at fault?

  • LEARNING

    Mars space mission

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 01/03/2013

    » US multimillionaire plans to send spaceship to Mars & back by 2018. Mission will take 501 days & cost $1 to $2 billion dollars.

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