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  1. 41. learning | 09 Jan 2014

    Transport Ministry plans for shutdown

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » The Transport Ministry will try to keep transportation systems open during next week's shutdown protest through new parking zones, increased boat service and possible extended rail line hours.

  2. 42. learning | 16 Sep 2013

    Ministry considers CCTV cameras for all taxis

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » If the Transport Ministry has its way, it won't be too long before your trip by taxi is recorded on CCTV, ensuring that your driver — and you too — behave properly.

  3. 43. news | 26 Jan 2015

    British minister and Taipei mayor in double gaffe over watch

    By AFP

    » TAIPEI - A British minister was left red-faced on Monday after giving the mayor of Taipei the gift of a watch -- a taboo act in Chinese culture -- only for him to joke he would "sell it to a scrap dealer".

  4. 44. travel | 22 Jan 2015

    Roots of Suphan Buri

    By Pichaya Svasti, Newspaper section: Life

    » Suphan Buri is about 100km northwest of Bangkok and has a wide variety of attractions for all to enjoy. Yet, this province has some lesser-known historical aspects for culture vultures to delve into. A recent trip organi...

  5. 45. travel | 22 Jan 2015

    Free boat rides to temples

    Away

    By Pichaya Svasti, Newspaper section: Life

    » Every weekend and on public holidays, two free five-hour boat trips to nine temples on and around Koh Kret in Nonthaburi province will be held per day for those wanting to know more about the way of life, art and culture...

  6. 46. learning | 15 Jan 2015

    Discover Thainess

    Discover Thainess festival

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Last night's Discover Thainess parade in the heart of Bangkok showcased culture from all four regions of the country. The festival continues at Lumpini Park from today until Sunday.

  7. 47. news | 10 Jan 2015

    Pakistani cartoonists tread fine line in land of blasphemy laws

    By AFP

    » ISLAMABAD - In the face of Pakistan's prolific use of blasphemy laws and a culture of political violence, cartoonists must tread a thin line. But they do find ways to poke fun at the powerful -- including religious ...

  8. 48. lifestyle | 08 Jan 2015

    Japan, by way of France and Morocco

    By Parisa Pichitmarn, Newspaper section: Life

    » For Uniqlo duds that don't look more or less the same every season, style slaves can turn to the Ines de la Fressange collection. It's much more fashionable than what is usually churned out by the Japanese trai...

  9. 49. business | 06 Jan 2015

    Culture call for tourists

    By Chadamas Chinmaneevong, Newspaper section: Business

    » With fierce competition in Chiang Mai's tourism business, it is not enough to woo European visitors with the standard sit-down dinner and traditional Lanna-style dance show.

  10. 50. opinion | 30 Dec 2014

    Not in our interests

    EDITORIAL

    Newspaper section: News

    » Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha was enthusiastic about China after his recent, brief trip to the Middle Kingdom. He felt China offers lessons to the world, and can serve as a model. He isn't wrong. There are plenty...

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