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  1. 1. opinion | 01 Mar 2015

    The hills are alive with the sound of Gaga

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    By Roger Crutchley, Newspaper section: News

    » In an otherwise underwhelming Oscars ceremony, the stand-out moment came from a most unexpected source. Not being a fan of Lady Gaga, I was quite stunned by her performance of a medley from The Sound of Music, in honour ...

  2. 2. opinion | 22 Feb 2015

    Chinese give British landmarks a fresh look

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    By Roger Crutchley, Newspaper section: News

    » In a move to attract Chinese visitors, British tourism authorities have invited more than 300 million Chinese to give names in Mandarin to the UK’s most famous attractions. The most popular names will be used in promotio...

  3. 3. opinion | 15 Feb 2015

    The triumph of imagination over intelligence

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    By Roger Crutchley, Newspaper section: News

    » In Amazing Thailand, we are never far away from the silly season, and it tends to get really silly at this time of the year, courtesy of Valentine’s Day.

  4. 4. opinion | 08 Feb 2015

    Well, somebody has to write the headlines

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    By Roger Crutchley, Newspaper section: News

    » Last week’s column featuring memorable headlines prompted a number of readers to recall their personal favourites. It seems that everyone has a headline tucked away in their memory cells.

  5. 5. opinion | 01 Feb 2015

    Remembering the first tabloid strip queen

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    By Roger Crutchley, Newspaper section: News

    » Following last week’s column concerning premature reports of the demise of The Sun’s Page 3 girls, it seems only fair to point out the noble deeds of an ageless beauty who appeared in a rival tabloid in a different era....

  6. 6. opinion | 25 Jan 2015

    Sun almost set on those Page 3 girls

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    By Roger Crutchley, Newspaper section: News

    » For a moment it looked like the British national media had finally become nipple-free after more than 40 years. For the first three days of last week The Sun’s Page 3 girl, normally topless, was actually wearing clothes,...

  7. 7. opinion | 18 Jan 2015

    At least they will be happy traffic jams

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    By Roger Crutchley, Newspaper section: News

    » Last Monday we were greeted by the Bangkok Post front page with the cheerful news “Traffic paralysis beckons for city”, and you didn’t need to be a top urban planner to figure out that the city in question was Bangkok....

  8. 8. opinion | 11 Jan 2015

    A new look, but did anybody tell the cabbies?

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    By Roger Crutchley, Newspaper section: News

    » Returning to Suvarnabhumi airport from the Northeast last Sunday, I decided to try out the new-look taxi system with the impressive-sounding “automatic queue-card kiosks”, rather than my normal practice of sneaking up to...

  9. 9. opinion | 04 Jan 2015

    It could all be pretty amazing again

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    By Roger Crutchley, Newspaper section: News

    » I trust everyone has survived the festive season in suitably salubrious fashion and is feeling as bloated and immobile as Crutch.

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