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    The builder of safe havens

    26 Jan 2015 : Along with the gleaming shopping malls and towering skyscrapers, there is another Bangkok, an underbelly most Westerners will never encounter.

  • Cambodia asked to ban 'The Interview'

    25 Jan 2015 : North Korea has asked Cambodia to ban the sales and screening of Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc's controversial comedy about an assassination plot against North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, saying the movie insults Kim, according to a government document released Sunday.

  • All the way to the banks

    25 Jan 2015 : With riverfront properties along the Chao Phraya being quietly snatched up by investors and developers as soon as they come on the market, getting 36 rai by the river is no mean feat.

  • Fruit in a barren land

    25 Jan 2015 : When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. Citrus fruit aside, that was exactly what happened when His Majesty the King was given a piece of land in Thung Sai Yai, in the village of Khao Tao in Hua Hin, Prachuap Khiri Khan province, in the late 1960s.

  • A cool time to eat crab

    25 Jan 2015 : In Thailand, the cool season lasts for three or four months, but during that time there are only a couple of weeks when it really gets cold. To make the most of it, many people head to the North or to Isan to experience the chilly weather at its most extreme. Those are the parts of the country where the temperature takes the biggest plunge, and where they will be able to wear the cold-weather clothing that has been hanging in the closet all year.

  • All wrapped up in haze

    25 Jan 2015 : Shoegaze four-piece Hariguem Zaboy brings a breath of fresh air to the crowded Thai music scene with their unique debut release

  • My favourite Martian

    25 Jan 2015 : Jantima Kaenthaow has always dreamed of travelling to outer space. But, at age 42, she never realised her childhood fantasies would take a step closer to becoming reality. Ms Jantima has not landed a job with Nasa — instead, she has volunteered for an ambitious, and controversial, one-way mission to Mars.

  • Lessons to be learned

    25 Jan 2015 : The first time Somchit Wongketjai was nearly blown to pieces happened three years ago. She was returning home after a full day’s teaching at Ban Bue Jo Primary School, riding her motorbike, just as she had done every school day for the past 37 years.

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    SEK UNDER SIEGE, NO HARD FEELINGS, TEARS AND TWEETS

    25 Jan 2015 : Rocker "Sek Loso" is back in the bad books with his estranged wife Wiphakorn "Kan" Sukpimai, days after she admitted she still loves him and no longer wants a divorce.

  • Sundance TV Festival? Lines blurring, says Redford

    24 Jan 2015 : PARK CITY, UNITED STATES - For three decades, it's been America's premier independent film festival. But this year more than ever, there is talk at Sundance of the blurring divide between movies, television and online.

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