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    Keep fit on the farm

    Life, Published on 28/10/2014

    » The fourth annual Farm Chokchai biking event is getting a major upgrade this year, as it will treat adventure-seekers to a "Tough Run" — an obstacle course that will challenge even the fittest of bodies.

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    Finland's world-beating education systemoffers lessons for Thailand

    Life, Pimrapee Thungkasemvathana, Published on 28/10/2014

    » Besides Marimekko, Nokia, Moomin, saunas and summers without darkness, Finland is also known for its excellence in education. In 1968, the northern European country went through a major educational reform. In the following decades, Finnish students consistently achieved the highest, or near highest, average results in the Programme for International Student Assessment (Pisa).

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    Speedy Grandma

    Life, Published on 29/10/2014

    » Speedy Grandma presents "BangDoc", a duo exhibition by Marc Stuart and Parn Penpayab. While Stuart's bright paintings are his observation of the Bangkok scenes, Parn's paper sculpture is a biting satire on contemporary society.


    When celebrities fall from the pedestal

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 29/10/2014

    » When all you are exposed to is the glitz and glamour of celebrities' lives, you tend to forget that what you see is far from reality and behind the scenes, celebrities' lives, like anyone's, are full of secrets.

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    Culture on a string

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 29/10/2014

    » While the epic Ramakien is told through nang talung, the art of shadow puppetry from southern Thailand, a shadow puppet from Hamburg, Germany, will portray a child waking up in the middle of the night.

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    10 to see

    Life, Published on 10/10/2014

    » A banquet of movies is back to please gluttonous (not always a bad thing) cinema-goers at the 12th World Film Festival of Bangkok, which begins next Friday at SF CentralWorld. As usual, European titles, Asian mavericks, Latin American stories as well as hot documentaries pack the 10-day programme that shows a total of 60 films.

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    Fit and fab

    Life, Napamon Roongwitoo, Published on 14/10/2014

    » It's not like TV channels today are devoid of reality shows. In fact, we have so many that the concepts are becoming quite redundant. It took a lot of courage for Fitness First to launch yet another reality TV show in the Asian market.

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    Across the pond and back again

    Life, Published on 14/10/2014

    » Tiny Tim, the Sex Pistols and English men and women for 90 years have been singing There Will Always Be An England.

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    Creating an urban oasis

    Life, Anchalee Kongrut, Published on 15/10/2014

    » Andrew Grant is right — Bangkok, he said, seems to lack a strong public idea about landscape. The renowned landscape architect's work have trailblazed and inspired environmental sustainability, incorporating the fundamentals of ecological planting, biodiversity and water use. Grant was recently in town as a guest lecturer at Chulalongkorn University's Faculty of Architecture.

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    Plastic Girl opens Thong Lor Art Space

    Life, Amitha Amranand, Published on 16/10/2014

    » Pattareeya Puapongsakorn is undoubtedly the most promising young playwright on the Bangkok scene today. Back in July her play The Plastic Girl In The Fantastic World premiered at Take Off Festival for fresh university graduates. It was the only production from the festival (so far) picked up by theatre professionals and refitted in a flashier production with an entirely new cast of Thailand's top comedic actors — and is now known as Plastic Girl. It was chosen as the play to officially open a stylish new performance venue, Thong Lor Art Space, which has already been hosting and producing several programmes of short performances since May.

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