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    Japanese humanoid robots start work

    Published on 19/07/2015

    » TOKYO — Humanoid robots have started work in a bank in Tokyo and a hotel in the southwestern island of Kyushu on the back of a growing demand for them amid concerns over a labour shortage in Japan's aging society.


    Aomori tops Japan festival destination

    Published on 19/07/2015

    » TOKYO — Aomori in northeastern Japan is the most popular prefecture for festivals, surpassing Kyoto prefecture, one of the top tourist destinations in the world, a survey by a major domestic travel agency showed.

  • LIFE

    These inactive posts will be the death of us

    B Magazine, Andrew Biggs, Published on 19/07/2015

    » There was a push last week for the death penalty for corrupt government officials — may I be the first to announce my opposition. The push is an amendment proposed by the National Anti-Corruption Commission, better known as the NACC, though perhaps FUTILE might be a better abbreviation for all that commission is up against.

  • LIFE

    From underground to outer space

    B Magazine, Chanun Poomsawai, Published on 19/07/2015

    » Independent electronic music label Comet Records picks up where it left off with a sonically diverse, forward-looking line-up

  • LIFE

    Little yellow men

    B Magazine, Published on 19/07/2015

    » On a quiet afternoon in front of the CentralWorld cinema, Gift, 22, and Jira, 23 stop at the Minions booth to croon over a Bob doll. They, like everyone else, admit they love the critters’ cuteness, but say the appeal of the yellow creatures might also be due to something deeper.

  • LIFE

    Raising the steaks

    B Magazine, Published on 19/07/2015

    » Situated on the ground floor of the Anantara Bangkok Riverside Resort and Spa, Benihana is a no-frills, functional affair of red and black. Gleaming wooden tables, sake displays and a jazzy carpet make way for a far more grandiose centerpiece: the teppan grill, over which chefs slice, dice and toss food in a culinary show that is as much entertainment as it is dinner. On offer this month is Kobe beef, one of the most exclusive, sought-after meats on the market.

  • LIFE

    Stocking up on markets

    Suthon Sukphisit, Published on 19/07/2015

    » Last week I recommended that whenever you travel, you should try to taste some of the local food. Now I’d like to suggest that once you’ve become acquainted with a local cuisine, you might do some exploring to find the sources of the ingredients used to make it.

  • LIFE

    Toxic plants and rumours taking root

    B Magazine, Normita Thongtham, Published on 19/07/2015

    » When will people ever learn? The warning on dieffenbachia, known in Thai as sao noi pra paeng, being a dangerous plant is going viral again. Apparently someone in India just read it and shared it with her friends, then people in the Philippines and Japan picked it up and now it is making the rounds on Facebook all over again.

  • LIFE

    Friends in need

    B Magazine, Published on 19/07/2015

    » These puppies were rescued from a temple in Pattaya and are now ready for adoption. They are all about three months old and have been fully vaccinated.

  • LIFE

    Coming up smelling like roses

    B Magazine, Usnisa Sukhsvasti, Published on 19/07/2015

    » It was quite a way to go for a dinner event, but well worth the effort. The beautiful residence of Jantana Pangputhipong Selby at Sampran was the perfect venue for the exclusive dinner to introduce Jo Malone London’s latest fragrance, Mimosa & Cardamom.

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