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    Kazakhstan could hold the key to countering the IS

    News, Theodore Karasik, Published on 02/12/2016

    » It goes without saying that Donald Trump will make the fight against religious extremism his top priority in the next four years. But if he wants to stay ahead of groups like the Islamic State (IS), he needs to move quickly on taking his security policies beyond the Middle East.


    China's disappearing fish suggest a bigger problem

    News, Adam Minter, Published on 02/12/2016

    » It sounds like something out of a dystopian novel: The fresh fish in many of Beijing's biggest supermarkets simply disappeared last week, as if summoned to another realm. Social media buzzed with alarm and paranoia. The Beijing News placed a photo of an empty aquarium and an underemployed fishmonger on its front page.


    Protests point to more than scandal

    News, Michael Schuman, Published on 02/12/2016

    » The first big story I covered as a young correspondent in South Korea was a corruption scandal. Two former presidents were found guilty of, among other things, amassing fortunes with payoffs from the country's major business groups, called chaebol. That was 1996.


    Obama's Asian pivot faces uncertain fate

    News, Thitinan Pongsudhirak, Published on 02/12/2016

    » As President-elect Donald Trump continues to stir up a hornet's nest in Washington and elsewhere in America, the outgoing and lame-duck presidency of Barack Obama looks spent, its foreign policy agenda at risk of reversal and dismantlement. This is a pity because Mr Obama had his heart in the right places. He tried to make the world a better place but ultimately fell short.

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    Two epic showings

    Life, Kong Rithdee, Published on 02/12/2016

    » Stanley Kubrick and David Lean will illuminate the big screen of Scala this long weekend, a fitting culmination to the programme of classics screened in celebration of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej. Since July, the Thai Film Archive has been showing vintage films that His Majesty watched in cinemas when they first opened in Bangkok half-a-century ago, and this week the project concludes with two majestic titles, Kubrick's Spartacus (screening Sunday at noon) and Lean's Lawrence Of Arabia (Monday at noon).

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    Food, as nature intended

    Life, Vanniya Sriangura, Published on 02/12/2016

    » The lovely open-spaced café dubbed Iwane U (pronounced ee-wah-nay yoo) situated on the helical corridor of Helix Quartier is an extension of Iwane Goes Nature, a much-loved bakery-turned-restaurant on Sukhumvit 23.


    Poor get the picture

    News, Postbag, Published on 02/12/2016

    » Re: "The cold chill of inequality", (Editorial, Dec 1).

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    Don't wait for the weekend

    Life, Vanniya Sriangura, Published on 02/12/2016

    » There was quite a bit of amazement upon my first visit to Every Day a Friday, a four-month-old eatery at the mouth of Soi Phrom Phong on Phetchaburi Road.

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    Far-fetched plot

    Life, Bernard Trink, Published on 02/12/2016

    » Three decades ago a Baltimore, Maryland, insurance man Tom Clancy entered the literary world with The Hunt For Red October. Acclaimed critically and popularly, he never looked back. Never in the military, his interest and research in the weapons of war elevated him to the rank of military analyst.

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    A cinematic gift for heavy hearts

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 02/12/2016

    » In good times or bad, music is there for us. It lifts our spirit when we're down, reminding us of a love long gone and can let us belt out at the top of our lungs in joy. Everyone has their own soundtrack in life for all these moments. In GDH559's latest venture Pohn Jak Fah (A Gift), the characters' lives are intertwined and woven with the sound of music -- precisely, King Bhumibol Adulyadej's royal compositions.

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