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    Imperious Contador climbs into Tirreno lead

    AFP, Published on 16/03/2014

    » Spaniard Alberto Contador capped a spectacular day of racing on the fifth stage of Tirreno-Adriatico to claim his second successive stage win and take the race leader's jersey on Sunday.

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    A boarder's insecurity

    B Magazine, Andrew Biggs, Published on 16/03/2014

    » I am due to board a domestic flight from Don Mueang airport in an hour and as I arrive at the check-in counter I receive a phone call.

  • LIFE

    Uncomfortably numb

    B Magazine, Chanun Poomsawai, Published on 16/03/2014


  • LIFE

    Human after all

    B Magazine, Chanun Poomsawai, Published on 16/03/2014

    » Almost two decades since the arrival of Tata Young, Thailand has yet to see another pop phenomenon who can truly match her accomplishments. Born Amita Marie Young to an American father and a Thai mother, Tata had her first taste of success at the tender age of 11 when she won the Nissan Awards Thailand Junior Singing Contest. It didn’t take long before she was noticed by the bigwigs at GMM Grammy, the country’s biggest record label and the force behind some of the most successful local artists including Thongchai “Bird” McIntyre and Christina Aguilar.

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    A very fishy tale

    B Magazine, Suthon Sukphisit, Published on 16/03/2014

    » There is probably no way to determine how much nam pla Thais consume in the course of a year, but we can probably assume that all Thais eat at least a teaspoonful per meal, and every day. It is an ingredient in almost every Thai dish.

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    The imaginarium of pandanus

    B Magazine, Normita Thongtham, Published on 16/03/2014

    » Pandanus tectorius, commonly known as screw pine or beach pandan (toey talay in Thai), has become the iconic symbol of Kamala Beach in Kathu district, western Phuket. Lining the beach alongside casuarina trees, their strong prop roots have held the sand in place and kept erosion at bay since Kamala was established as a popular beach resort in the 1970s. The tree also enjoyed pride of place in the beautifully landscaped garden of an exclusive condominium on the beachfront, until the property owners decided that its roots had become too ugly and obtrusive, and had it removed. Now they are in a dilemma over what to replace it with.

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    A culinary trip down memory lane

    B Magazine, Ploenpote Atthakor, Published on 16/03/2014

    » ‘Saeb i-lee (very delicious) tee Provence’’, a culinary adventure organised by Siam Cement Group for a group of foodies at picturesque Khao Yai in Nakhon Ratchasima, certainly lived up to its name.


    The passport checks that were missed

    Spectrum, Published on 16/03/2014

    » Lita Wandee is a Thai aviation security consultant who has spent the past five years working at “red zone” airports in some of the most volatile countries in the world.


    Fire starters on the fringe

    Spectrum, Justin Heifetz, Published on 16/03/2014

    » Kai is ready to leave the rubbish dump where he lives — but not because he wants to.


    Something rotten in the system

    Spectrum, Chiratas Nivatpumin, Published on 16/03/2014

    » By most measures, corruption in Thailand today is as entrenched as ever. In the World Economic Forum’s latest competitiveness report, corruption is ranked far and away as the number one problem facing businesses. Transparency International, in its 2013 global survey, ranked Thailand 102 out of 177 countries, twice as bad as Malaysia and a far cry from Singapore’s region-leading place of fifth.

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