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  • OPINION

    A truly great monarch

    News, Postbag, Published on 26/10/2017

    » Today is indeed a sad day, a day on which we will bid farewell to Thailand's beloved late King Bhumibol Adulyadej.

  • OPINION

    Sharing at heart of sufficiency theory

    News, Decharut Sukkumnoed, Published on 26/10/2017

    » Since the passing of our beloved King last year, so many people have vowed to put his sufficiency economy theory into practice. While they are following the theory, it happens that few are aware of a core principle behind it -- that people should not take advantage of others.

  • TRAVEL

    Igniting the flame of royal affection

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 26/10/2017

    » Throughout his 70-year reign, King Bhumibol Adulyadej travelled to countless places in the Kingdom, near and far, to listen to and relieve Thai people's problems. Not many people know his first visit to his subjects took place in Ban Pong district, Ratchaburi province, in 1954 after a big fire had ravaged the local market. That visit, which took the young king to see the people's grievances first hand, became an inspiration for the monarch to start his long, tireless and fruitful journeys throughout his reign.

  • BUSINESS

    Setting an example for all

    Business, Published on 26/10/2017

    » Today the world's longest-serving monarch will undergo an elaborate cremation depicting the Buddhist cosmology, with influences from Hinduism.

  • TRAVEL

    Flowers for the late King

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 26/10/2017

    » From Oct 28 to Nov 5, the "Flora Of A King" fair, or the annual flora fair of Lop Buri, will take place at Lop Buri Zoo in Muang district, Lop Buri province.

  • BUSINESS

    AR apps planned to accompany commemorative brochures

    Business, Suchit Leesa-nguansuk, Published on 26/10/2017

    » A Thai software developer has developed an augmented reality (AR) application to be used in commemorative brochures, which will allow mourners to access information on the late King and the cremation ceremony in 3D.

  • LIFE

    Where to pay final respects to King Bhumibol

    Life, Kong Rithdee, Published on 26/10/2017

    » The royal cremation day has arrived. Hundreds of thousands are expected to turn up at the ceremonial grounds to witness the historic event. Millions more are going to watch the proceedings on television. Those who would like to pay their last respect to King Bhumibol also have the choice of placing the sandalwood flowers at the 85 replicas of the royal crematorium around the country. There is one in each province and nine in Bangkok.

  • OPINION

    Civilian-led peace plan for restive Rakhine takes off

    News, Larry Jagan, Published on 26/10/2017

    » Aung San Suu Kyi's civilian-led initiative for Rakhine state is already up and running. Myanmar's business community has rallied around to back the government's plans, pledging financial support and promising to actively participate in restoring peace and stability to the strife-torn region in western Myanmar.

  • THAILAND

    Farewell to a King who stole our hearts

    News, Usnisa Sukhsvasti, Published on 26/10/2017

    » When applications were announced for people of royal lineage to take part in the royal funeral procession, there was no hesitation on my part. It was the last thing I could do for my King, to show my love, respect and loyalty in my own small way.

  • LIFE

    A bewildering kaleidoscope

    Life, Apipar Norapoompipat, Published on 26/10/2017

    » Have you ever been so tired of life to the point that you want to escape into a different dimension? Marcelo Von Schwartz, an Argentinian film director, architect, art photographer and sound architect, attempts to find a way into that dimension. In his solo exhibition "Escape", which runs at RMA Institute (Sukhumvit 22) until Nov 4, Bangkok's waterways are warped into wormholes, buildings are turned into anti-gravitational spaceships, and streets are distorted to become little worlds that puts viewers into a trance-like state.

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