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  • OPINION

    Tourism and taxis; what is a fair fare for all?

    News, Nopporn Wong-Anan, Published on 28/10/2016

    » Imagine you are a first-time visitor to Bangkok. You disembark at dawn at the vast, illuminated Suvarnabhumi airport, exhausted from a long-haul flight. Then, together with your spouse and children, you drowsily push your trolleys packed with luggage toward a taxi stand that has no queue of waiting passengers as dozens of airport taxi drivers eagerly await their turn, praying they get a customer who will net them the highest fare.

  • TRAVEL

    A legacy lives on

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 28/10/2016

    » Many Thais were stunned by the recent news of the sale of the decades-old Swissotel Nai Lert Park Hotel to Thailand's biggest hospital group for development into a health resort. Shortly after, they sighed with relief when finding out that the entire Nai Lert business empire was not sold.

  • BUSINESS

    Public hearing on cybersecurity bills set for December

    Business, Komsan Tortermvasana, Published on 28/10/2016

    » The first public hearing on the cybersecurity and data privacy draft bills, the most critical component for a bill passage, is scheduled to take place in December after almost six months of delay.

  • LIFE

    Black is the new black

    Life, Parisa Pichitmarn, Published on 28/10/2016

    » On the streets and outside of formal contexts, the dress code is more fluid and there's more leeway to work out your look of the day. Granted, you should still be appropriately attired during this mourning period, but since we're going to be in black for some time, why not be so in a refined manner?

  • OPINION

    Importance of moving on amid our grief

    News, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 28/10/2016

    » It has been two weeks now since the passing of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej. For many of us, everything is still surreal wherein time is no factor. Since that fateful afternoon, the whole nation has turned black. "You'll no longer see what you have seen, but what you haven't seen before," someone wrote on his Facebook post. This is precisely the case.

  • LIFE

    The constant traveller

    Life, Published on 28/10/2016

    » American photojournalist Steve McCurry combined his profession with a love for travelling to capture "the unexpected", of which along with his curiosity and patience in observing the world has given impressive images.

  • LIFE

    Doctor Strange is a whole new trip

    Life, Kanin Srimaneekulroj, Published on 28/10/2016

    » To put it in very simple terms, Doctor Strange -- the latest Marvel Studios film to join their cinematic pantheon -- is a tangle of contradictions. Fresh yet familiar, inventive yet conventional, Dr. Strange succeeds in turning the visual spectacle joyride quality Marvel's films have always been known for to 11, bombarding us with a relentless stream of brilliant, trippy, kaleidoscopic visuals that feel genuinely exciting to behold -- especially in IMAX 3D -- while sticking rather close to the tried-and-true Marvel formula for superhero origin-story films, complete with the same underserved villain and token love interest that have been a problem with many of their past films.

  • AUTO

    Jacked-up estates ready to bring it

    Life, Richard Leu, Published on 28/10/2016

    » Practical they may be, but the Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain and Volvo V90 Cross Country could be overlooked due to the ever-popular SUV in Thailand

  • OPINION

    Would you like a hug?

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 28/10/2016

    » A picture of a smiling young woman apparently offering free hugs to the King's mourners with a placard that said "Free hugs because our Father would have wanted us to 'love each other'" sparked some online drama earlier this week.

  • LIFE

    Art in His memory

    Guru, Mika Apichatsakol, Published on 28/10/2016

    » Mourning the death of their King, Thai artists from all over the nation pay their solemn respects in the way they know best: by creating art. One tribute piece that has won the hearts of many mourners nationwide belongs to artist Wasinburee Supanichvoraparch. Using one of the King's most iconic images, Wasinburee, with help from his pupil Aungkana Panthongka, has created a pink sculpture replica for Khao Changum.

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