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23 Sep 2022

Cannabis use by employees in Thailand – what is allowed and what isn’t allowed?

There was a lot of hype earlier this year about the delisting of cannabis and hemp plants from the Narcotics Code in Thailand. However, there appears to be some confusion about cannabis use within the country and in particular, what is permitted and not permitted without a license. In order to prevent misuse and a society-wide problem, the Thai government has been elaborating on the permitted use and sale of cannabis in the last few months.

23 Sep 2022
Cannabis use by employees in Thailand – what is allowed and what isn’t allowed?
23 Sep 2022

Hilary Mantel: bringing ghosts to life

LONDON: Hilary Mantel, whose death was announced on Friday, communed with ghosts throughout her life: the ghosts from history that stalked her fiction, the ghosts of her Irish Catholic ancestors and the ghosts of her unborn children.

23 Sep 2022
Hilary Mantel: bringing ghosts to life
23 Sep 2022

Famed author Hilary Mantel dies at 70

LONDON: Hilary Mantel, the best-selling British author known for her award-winning Wolf Hall historical trilogy, died on Thursday at the age of 70, her publisher said on Friday.

23 Sep 2022
Famed author Hilary Mantel dies at 70
23 Sep 2022

Renowned artist Chalermchai lays down his brushes

Chalermchai Kositpipat, one of Thailand's most popular contemporary artists, has put down his tools and brushes for good in a low-profile decision known only to close friends until now.

23 Sep 2022
Renowned artist Chalermchai lays down his brushes
23 Sep 2022

'Safari for sound': New York Philharmonic fine-tunes new home

NEW YORK: The New York Philharmonic is tuning up to open their brand-new performance space next month -- and it's not only the instruments that need to strike the perfect pitch.

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'Safari for sound': New York Philharmonic fine-tunes new home
23 Sep 2022

NFTs and burning paintings at new Damien Hirst show

LONDON: The latest show by Damien Hirst displays thousands of the provocative British artist's colourful spot paintings... many of which he will set on fire after selling them in digital form as NFTs.

23 Sep 2022
NFTs and burning paintings at new Damien Hirst show
23 Sep 2022

Teen angst is back

Stories about the high school King and Queen, cool kids, outcasts, bullies, romance, friendships or even rivalry never get old in teen movies because there will always be a new generation who appreciate coming-of-age stories. Netflix's latest original Do Revenge is another teen comedy presented on the platform time and time again, like The Kissing Booth series, To All The Boys I've Loved Before (2018) and Tall Girl (2019).

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Teen angst is back
23 Sep 2022

Impressive artwork adorns renovated centre

With its world-class facilities, Queen Sirikit National Convention Center reopened last week. In addition to expanding in size from 65,000m² to 300,000m², the new centre is decorated with several impressive art pieces including The Rice and The Seed.

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Impressive artwork adorns renovated centre
23 Sep 2022

Modernform banks on brick and mortar

Billing itself as a source of inspiration, Modernform Group has turned a timeworn house on Sukhumvit 49 into a new lifestyle community space called Modernform Forty 9. Under the concept of "House Of Fulfilled Living", visitors to this new showroom may feel at home with the plush furniture and other decorations arranged to keep this house alive at all times. It offers a modern-form experience in a "5-Sense Collaboration" format.

23 Sep 2022
Modernform banks on brick and mortar