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    Ring in a traditional Thai New Year

    Life, Published on 07/04/2014

    » Paradise Park will celebrate the traditional Thai New Year with a grand fair next week.


    Adfest a great success in Pattaya

    Life, Published on 17/03/2014

    » From the revered bard as Victorian headphones to a disgruntled pig at a sink, advertising creativity, humour and inventiveness was celebrated at the recent Adfest held last week in Pattaya.


    The best of Pantip 2013

    Life, Published on 30/12/2013

    » Pantip, the popular Thai website, has compiled its top 10 forums of 2013. Pantip is an online reflection of Thai interests - serious, useful or frivolous - and contains everything from travel journals to short stories to directions on how to clean rust off a sink.


    Jumbo Problems

    Life, Anchalee Kongrut, Published on 06/11/2013

    » In the recent Thai action flick Tom Yum Goong 2, martial artist Tony "Jaa" Panom successfully creates a myth of being the most ferocious animal lover on the planet. After his elephant is kidnapped, he punches, kicks and risks his life, and even kills, to protect his "brother" _ the pachyderm believed to be a descendant of an auspicious war elephant.


    Playing with contradictions

    Life, Amitha Amranand, Published on 28/11/2013

    » Despite their metallic grey sheen, their shapes and details clearly indicated their roots _ khon. Looking closer, however, and instead of the usual full, growling faces of the khon demons, the cheeks and eyes of these masks designed by Anuthep Potchprasart resembled those of a skeleton. The first few notes plucked from the traditional Chinese guqin zither unfolded an ominous blanket over the show.


    October remembrance

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 09/10/2013

    » Monday marks the 40th anniversary of the Oct 14, 1973, student uprising which ended the military dictatorship and brought about a great change in the Thai political system. To commemorate the event, there are various cultural events lined up around the city, from plays and documentaries to exhibitions. We preview some of them here.


    Promoting 21st-Century skill sets

    Life, Published on 09/10/2013

    » Unesco Bangkok is seeking submissions for an Asia-Pacific-wide contest asking young people and educators how "21st-century skills" can best be promoted among the youth of the region.


    Uniform opinions

    Life, Published on 11/09/2013

    » The posters appeared suddenly at Thammasat University's Rangsit Campus, and they were designed to shock. They showed students in uniform simulating sexual acts, in provocative positions, with legs spread and buttons undone, though without any nudity. The four guerilla posters, put up surreptitiously last week, did their job _ igniting a storm of controversy and opening up debates not only about student uniforms but also the big themes of freedom, choice, and the value of one of Thailand's educational institutions.


    The latest cut

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 27/09/2013

    » A place that only old men frequent and kids dread embarrassing crew cuts, old-school barber shops have been marginalised in the lifestyle hierarchy since lot of men, especially the metrosexual generation, have opted for unisex salons where speed and fashion meet. In recent years, however, the red-and-white barber pole, the nostalgic buzz of electric hair clippers, the thick layer of lather and the masterly handling of the open razor while the customer is on a reclining chair - all of these have made a trendy comeback.


    Find inner peace at annual yoga festival

    Life, Published on 01/10/2013

    » The upcoming "3HO Kundalini Yoga Festival Asia" will offer a forum for gathering, sharing, learning and creating a sense of common unity for the kundalini yoga communities in Asia and beyond.

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