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    Chairing Asean, Philippine fiesta style

    News, Johanna Son, Published on 28/01/2017

    » There is a song for the 50th anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), a commemorative stamp for the occasion, and a Filipino pop singer proudly announcing that he is "Filipino, proudly Asean".


    Rooster up any room

    Muse, Parisa Pichitmarn, Published on 28/01/2017

    » Invite all the good and auspicious vibes into your house with decor pieces in the shape of this year's zodiac animal: the rooster. The Chinese believe that the rooster is a symbol of courage, honesty, mercy and loyalty, and in the ancient days, it was also believed to drive away bad spirits. Demons that wreak havoc at night are supposedly gone by morning, thanks to the rooster's crowing. Glam up your living room with some rooster statues, which could possibly direct the winds of wealth into your household (one can dream). If you're on the more practical side, there are also plates, trays, candles and bowls in the shape of a chicken in ceramic or aluminium to choose from, whether you want something elegant or cute. Simply going for the gold shade is another option for those not too keen on the rooster motif. We've spotted some dandy, gold candleholders that add a touch of prosperity, opulence and prestige to any home. Check out these pieces at all Central department stores, where a sale of 30% is also ongoing at the decor section until Feb 5.


    No to peer pressure

    News, Postbag, Published on 28/01/2017

    » Re: "Navy secures funds to buy Chinese sub", (BP, Jan 25).


    Kiss me quick!

    Muse, Published on 28/01/2017

    » MAC Lips Lips Lips


    The Missile Man

    Muse, Parisa Pichitmarn, Published on 28/01/2017

    » Pakorn Wongkittikraiwan looks extremely serene for someone who designs jewellery as tough as nails. Looking relaxed in an inconspicuous plain shirt and black trousers, the stoic 30-year-old isn't much of a splashy persona compared to his fashion industry counterparts. Yet, he is the walking soul of Missile, the home-grown, rock-inspired jewellery brand, which celebrates its 12th anniversary this year. At the launch of "Missile 12th Anniversary The Greatest Hits" exhibition earlier this month at Siam Center, Pakorn was introduced as the young blood designer of the brand, despite the fact that his history with Missile began seven years ago.

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    Disabled call on BMA to lift its game

    News, Published on 28/01/2017

    » Pressure is piling on the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) to make good on its promise to provide lifts for disabled commuters at all skytrain stations or risk facing legal action for its failure to do so.

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    Apps and sites take edge off daily stresses of living in the capital

    News, Pattramon Sukprasert, Published on 28/01/2017

    » Before starting off from her house in the Ramkhamhaeng area every day, it has become a ritual for Kanokphan Ornrattanasakul to check Google Maps on her smartphone -- to find the best route of the day to get to her office in Pathum Thani.

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    Prayad an inspiration to young golfers

    Sports, Nobby Piles, Published on 28/01/2017

    » Evergreen Thai golfer Prayad Marksaeng will have a special reason to celebrate his 51st birthday on Monday, after winning the prestigious Singapore Open last week, his 10th victory on the Asian Tour. The one-shot victory didn't come easily, overcoming such international stars as Adam Scott and Sergio Garcia. It also earned him a place in Open Championship at Royal Birkdale in July.


    The sad tale of the tiger

    News, Editorial, Published on 28/01/2017

    » The death of a tiger from Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary this month provides a stark illustration as to how our forest "management" has failed abysmally.


    What's trending and happening this week

    Muse, Kanin Srimaneekulroj, Published on 28/01/2017

    » 1. It is an unfortunate fact that in the real world it is often the good guys are at a disadvantage. To commemorate and honour the humanitarians and environmentalists who gave up their lives protecting the rights and environment of their local communities, the Bangkok Arts and Cultural Center (BACC) will host the For Those Who Die Trying exhibition, featuring photographs showcasing 59 human rights and environment activists who have been murdered or abducted over the last 12 years. The exhibition will begin on Jan 31 and will continue until Feb 5. On opening day at 10am, a documentary about the photographs made by human rights activist Luke Duggleby will be screened and the 90s String Quartet will perform.

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