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  • BUSINESS

    Pruksa spices up designs to catch eyes

    Business, Kanana Katharangsiporn, Published on 29/06/2018

    » Pruksa Real Estate, the property development arm of SET-listed Pruksa Holding Plc (PSH), will stress more variety in housing design and residential architecture for its townhouse products as it tries to maintain its leadership position in the segment.

  • LIFE

    Spilling the Tea

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 29/06/2018

    » Remember when bubble tea was all the rage in Bangkok? There's another ongoing trend hidden in tea shops' menus that you may not be aware of, namely, cheese tea. Accordingly to a 2017 article by Condé Nast Traveler, cheese tea started from street stalls in Taiwan and later become so popular in China that people queued up for hours to sip it. And it has been a thing in Bangkok for some time now -- since around late last year, to my best knowledge -- and Ditto Modern Tea on the second floor of CentralWorld is one of such shops that offers this curious concoction, and more.

  • LIFE

    No FIFA FOMO

    Guru, Eric E Surbano, Published on 29/06/2018

    » We are smack in the middle of the World Cup, and unlike Americans who use phrases like "World Series" or "World Champions" despite having only American participants, the majority of the world is actually involved in this tournament. There's only about two weeks left, but there are a lot of matches to watch and a whole lot of World Cup to keep you going. Fortunately, Bangkok is high on the World Cup fever, and we've got a number of places you can visit to keep that high.

  • LIFE

    Oriental simplicity

    Guru, Eric E Surbano, Published on 29/06/2018

    » On the 27th floor of 137 Pillars, Nimitr Restaurant is adorned beautifully in a regal dark blue that makes the entire place shine and shimmer. Add the high ceiling with modern lights and a fantastic view and you've got yourself a pretty snazzy and hip dining venue for lunch or dinner. Fancy dining in the open air? You can head out to the balcony where they've also got a bar. At first glance, you may think the place is a little swanky and that you're entering a high-class dining restaurant. Despite the feeling of sophistication the place brings up, Nimitr is not a hi-so dining establishment and actually wants you to sit back, relax and enjoy your meal. Besides, who would complain about having such a pretty place to dine in? It just means a lot of IG-worthy opportunities.

  • WORLD

    Five dead in shooting at US newspaper

    Published on 29/06/2018

    » WASHINGTON: Several people were reported killed Thursday at a shooting at the offices of the <i>Capital Gazette</i>, a daily newspaper published in Annapolis, the capital of Maryland state.

  • OPINION

    Singapore a lesson for subpar countries

    News, Thitinan Pongsudhirak, Published on 29/06/2018

    » It would seem a cliché to say Singapore has figured it out. But it has, more or less, especially when compared to its subpar neighbours.

  • OPINION

    Clock ticks on cave rescue

    News, Editorial, Published on 29/06/2018

    » As the search-and-rescue efforts within Chiang Rai's Tham Luang Cave enter their sixth day Friday, the task of finding the 12 boys and their football coach continues to be hampered by the extreme conditions of the cave environment -- rising water levels and flooding in deeper areas.

  • OPINION

    No winner in ICC-Duterte tussle

    News, Published on 29/06/2018

    » The International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor Fatou Bensouda announced in February the start of a preliminary investigation into a complaint by a Filipino lawyer and two lawmakers which accuse President Rodrigo Duterte and his government of crimes against humanity.

  • OPINION

    #Cavesearch lessons

    News, Postbag, Published on 29/06/2018

    » Twelve boys and their football coach took an unplanned hike just for fun into a Chiang Rai cave six days ago, and haven't been found yet.

  • OPINION

    Putin, Trump have nothing to talk about

    News, Leonid Bershidsky, Published on 29/06/2018

    » The Singapore meeting between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un made for a great propaganda film for North Korean TV, with swelling music, a swooning commentator and swanky pageantry. The planned summit between Mr Trump and President Vladimir Putin won't even produce that; it will be a pure waste of time for everyone involved.

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