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  • LIFE

    BKK'S bread heaven

    Guru, Mika Apichatsakol, Published on 16/09/2016

    » What exactly makes for phenomenal bread? The answer is in the name: holes. Just slice through a croissant at Holey Artisan Bakery and you'll see. The layers separate so equally, rendering the cross-section like a rose in perfect bloom. If it looks delicate and fragile, it's 'cause it is. You should be covered in flakes by the time you're done devouring the pastry - a sign of the best.

  • LIFE

    Shariah with Chinese characteristics

    Life, Published on 16/09/2016

    » Matthew S. Erie, a trained lawyer and ethnographer who teaches at Oxford University, lived for two years in Linxia, a small city in the northwestern Chinese province of Gansu. Known as China's Mecca, it is a centre of religious life for the Hui, an ethnic minority numbering 10 million who practise Islam. Along with the Turkic Uighurs, they are one of 10 officially recognised ethnic groups that practise Islam, making the total population of Muslims in China around 23 million, according to the 2010 government census.

  • LIFE

    Eggplant, tomatoes and just a bit of pasta

    Life, New York Times, Published on 16/09/2016

    » Pasta is a generous co-star.

  • LIFE

    Pattaya delights in Bangkok

    Guru, Catherine Faulder, Published on 16/09/2016

    » Devarana Spa is offering a new "creative spa retreat" package, Pattaya Delight, consisting of little elements that remind us of the unique seaside town not too far from Bangkok. We know, of all the places one could pick to base a two-hour spa treatment on, we also wondered why the high end hotel spa decided to choose Pattaya as a source for its inspiration. Before entering the room, you are offered a welcome drink to calm and cool yourself from the Bangkok heat -- some hibiscus juice or nam krajiab. We had two cups of the stuff it was so good.

  • SPORTS

    United beaten but Saints enjoy Europa League win

    AFP, Published on 16/09/2016

    » PARIS - Manchester United went down to defeat in their opening Europa League group game on Thursday, while Premier League rivals Southampton won and Irish champions Dundalk claimed an impressive draw in the Netherlands.

  • WORLD

    Brazil's Lula says graft charges aim to destroy him politically

    AFP, Published on 16/09/2016

    » SAO PAULO - Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva defended himself against corruption charges Thursday, saying the case against him was an attempt to destroy him politically ahead of 2018 elections.

  • LIFE

    Marc Jacobs sparkles as NY Fashion Week wraps up

    AFP, Published on 16/09/2016

    » NEW YORK - Marc Jacobs, the creme de la creme of American designers, brought New York Fashion Week to a glittering finale Thursday, delivering a must-see show starring multi-colored dreadlocks and towering platform boots.

  • SPORTS

    Giants rusher Whitlock given 10-game doping ban

    AFP, Published on 16/09/2016

    » NEW YORK - Injured New York Giants running back Nikita Whitlock was issued a 10-game suspension without pay Thursday by the NFL for violating the league's performance-enhancing substance policy.

  • WORLD

    North Korea ready to 'counter-attack' in face of US 'provocation'

    AFP, Published on 16/09/2016

    » PORLAMAR (VENEZUELA) - North Korea is ready to "counter-attack" in the face of ongoing "provocation" from the United States, its foreign minister said Thursday amid a spike in tension caused by Pyongyang's latest nuclear test.

  • WORLD

    China releases alleged Canadian spy

    AFP, Published on 16/09/2016

    » MONTREAL - A Canadian man arrested in China two years ago on charges of spying and stealing state secrets has been freed and is back home in Canada, his family said Thursday.

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