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  • LIFE

    Putting Thai food to the test

    Life, Ploenpote Atthakor, Published on 21/09/2018

    » The clock on the wall turned 10am. The ambience around the student centre building at a Nairobi university was dormant and calm, except a training kitchen where groups of young people, all wearing aprons and caps, busily made a dish. Some measured ingredients while their buddies read recipes out loud; others putt meat into the pot. The scene was almost chaotic with sounds of utensils clanking and bite-sized meat sizzling on frying pans.

  • LIFE

    Old Lop Buri on display

    Life, Ploenpote Atthakor, Published on 06/07/2018

    » A conservation group in Lop Buri is organising a special exhibition which features a collection of pictures of old Lop Buri. As part of Thailand's celebration of Unesco's recognition of the royal glass-plate negatives as a Memory of the World, the exhibition "Flaunting The Past Photos" takes place at Somdet Phra Narai National Museum in Lop Buri starting today.

  • LIFE

    Priceless Buri Ram lintel found in San Francisco

    News, Ploenpote Atthakor, Published on 04/08/2016

    » A Buri Ram-based conservation group has kick-started a campaign to press for the return of a "lintel", a decorative object above a gate, believed to have been smuggled out of Thailand decades ago.

  • LIFE

    Diplomats see wat it’s about

    B Magazine, Ploenpote Atthakor, Published on 29/11/2015

    » A quick trip to three ancient temple sites on the Thai-Cambodian border is a rare opportunity, but one group of Bangkok-based ambassadors from some 20 countries recently took advantage of.

  • LIFE

    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.

  • LIFE

    A 'Golden Opportunity'

    Life, Ploenpote Atthakor, Published on 07/01/2014

    » At first sight, those who don't know Monovithya Kem may mistake the young female politician for a model, especially in the lobby of a five-star Bangkok hotel, where she awaited a media interview late last week.

  • LIFE

    Krabi's green roots

    Life, Ploenpote Atthakor, Published on 22/06/2012

    » In his younger days Phranai Suwannarat, the Interior Ministry permanent secretary, was a man of action with an inclination for adventure.

  • LIFE

    Budding Thai journalists set to train with BBC

    Life, Ploenpote Atthakor, Published on 25/06/2012

    » It's a red-letter day for Seetala Ratanamalai and Sippachai Kunnuwong, both graduates of Thammasat University's School of Journalism and winners of this year's TrueVision's BBC World News Future Journalist Awards, which entitles them to a stint at BBC headquarters in London and a chance to train with some of the best newshounds in the world.

  • LIFE

    Big problems for miniature museum

    Life, Ploenpote Atthakor, Published on 24/04/2012

    » When Piyanuch Narkkong Sakultanark, director of a museum of miniature objects, decided to close her establishment, it caused a stir on the local museum scene.

  • LIFE

    Tea for the Queen

    Life, Ploenpote Atthakor, Published on 21/05/2012

    » Only the best deserve an invitation to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's diamond jubilee celebrations, and speaking of tea-making, Twinings, an English company with more than 300 years of experience in the field, appears most qualified for this auspicious occasion.

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