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In honour of Her Majesty


'With rings on her fingers and bells on her toes, she shall have music wherever she goes."

So into you, Ariana

It's true how beautiful people can do no wrong. They can be doing nothing in front of a screen for 10 minutes and people will still be entranced. That was exactly how Ariana Grande's first concert in Bangkok last Thursday kicked off. With…

Food fit for a king (or queen)

The King Prajadhipok Museum is hosting the "From Palace Kitchens To Today's Eateries" exhibition, which will move to other venues nationwide until the end of November.

Swansong or rebirth?

The final production of Opera Siam's 16th season earlier this month at the Thailand Cultural Centre was a revival of the much-praised third work in Somtow Sucharitkul's 10-part DasJati -- Ten Lives Of The Buddha, the story of a young boy…

Rejuvenating the skin, inside-out


Subjecting the face to a mapping of numerous needles is not something for folks with belonephobia, but those who don't mind being a pin cushion for half-an-hour or so may consider cosmetic acupuncture in helping them knock off the years.

To be or not to be vaccinated

Thailand celebrated last year when the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine against cervical cancer was finally added to the National List of Essential Medicines after an ongoing push. Given its cost-effectiveness, the shot was approved to…


BMW reveals new F90-coded M5

Bangkok Post / Auto

Super-saloon gets 600hp twin-turbo V8 and switchable 4WD system to level the performance game with the Mercedes-AMG E63 S.

Monday, Aug 21


Ministry molestation investigation put off

Bangkok Post / News

The release of an inquiry into a high-profile sexual harassment case at the Public Health Ministry has been postponed until later this week as a civic group has demanded a deeper probe, the ministry said Monday.


Royal cremation coin orders accepted Tuesday

Bangkok Post / News

The Treasury Department will accept orders for special coins commemorating King Rama IX's cremation at banks and state financial institutions from Aug 22 to Sept 30.


Scholars: Refuse to bow down to China censorship pressure

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BEIJING -- Scholars are petitioning Cambridge University Press to restore more than 300 politically sensitive articles removed from its website in China after a request from authorities, underscoring concerns about freedom of speech and…


Koh Tao appeal goes to Supreme Court today


The defence will file their final appeal with the Supreme Court Monday in a case where two Myanmar nationals were convicted of the brutal murders of two British backpackers in Koh Tao in September 2014.


For great Thai kings of the past


To pay tribute to Thai monarchs, piano virtuoso Nat Yontararak will deliver three rounds of a piano performance accompanied by Thai traditional dance by dancers from the Christian Communications Institute of Payap University, at three…

Thriving Buri Ram to get airport upgrade


Football, auto racing and Khmer cultural attractions have led to a spike in demand for air travel in this once-sleepy province.


Millions get ready for US full solar eclipse Monday


It will be the first total solar eclipse to sweep coast-to-coast across the US in 99 years.


Honda Mobilio RS facelift (2017) review

Bangkok Post / Auto

The Honda Mobilio has its traditional MPV rivals beaten, but can its facelift cope with the arrivals of the Toyota Sienta and the brand’s very own BR-V?

Developers sweeten pot for buyers

Bangkok Post / News

Developers are offering free or low monthly instalments for up to three years to speed clearance of ready-to-transfer condominiums and to cushion against high rejection rates for housing loans.


Apex assigning billions for hotels, resorts and plaza


SET-listed Apex Development Plc plans to spend 6.25 billion baht to develop three hotels and a plaza in Phuket and one hotel in Pattaya. It also wants to launch four residential projects worth a combined 7.32 billion baht in Phuket,…

Blue-sky thinking?

Over the last few months, crossing the Pathumwan intersection on foot was a near-impossible task requiring pedestrians to zig-zag along the mazes of malls and footpaths, as the pedestrian bridges were closed-off by a major construction…

The memory maestro

Writer, speaker and brain enthusiast Eran Katz has a knack for keeping his conversation simple and to the point.

Sunday, Aug 20


'Nutty Professor' star Jerry Lewis dies at 91

Bangkok Post / News

LOS ANGELES - Jerry Lewis, the manic, rubber-faced showman who jumped and hollered to fame in a lucrative partnership with Dean Martin, settled down to become a self-conscious screen auteur and found an even greater following as the…


Friend zone


Imagine falling in love with your best friend. You have to hide your feelings because you may lose your friend forever.

Test Yourself: Happy retirement


Test Yourself is where you can improve your reading skills. Whether it’s for tests like University Entrance Exams or IELTS and TOEFL, or even just for fun, these pages help you to read, understand and improve your English.


Phuket perks up

As reflected by increased construction activity, prospects in the Phuket real estate industry look promising. While demand in the holiday home market has seen signs of recovery, multiple infrastructure projects that have been developed…


Scorned She-Devil takes a back seat


The phone number was not one I knew, but still I took the call. "This is immigration police … we'd like to make a time to see you." Would such a phone call initially have given you a chill down your spine as it did with me? I may live a…

Friends in need


Scottie was dumped at a shelter. He is a poodle and terrier mixed. He is very friendly. He has been shaved and is ready to be your good companion. He is neutered and vaccinated.

Back With A Vengeance

The Tik-Tok singer emerges from a tumultuous five-year hiatus with a bold, defiantly unapologetic new album full of hope and redemption.

From farm to table

The popularity of Western cuisine is growing in Thailand, one of the most likely reasons behind this being the initiative taken by embassies and chambers of commerce to show off their specialities abroad. These organisations host food…


Blackmail 'plot' thickens, Pauline achieves goal, Instagram blackout

Three people accused of blackmailing entrepreneur and self-help guru Thitinart "Kru Aoy" Na Pattalung say they are baffled by the police charges, as they don't know each other and are barely connected to the case.

Saturday, Aug 19


Not as bad as it looks


A fire broke out at a restaurant at CentralWorld shopping centre, sending up a lot of smoke, but causing little damage.


New Thai Audi agent brings diesel power to Q5 and Q7

Bangkok Post / Auto

Buyers now have the choice to spec their SUVs with either TFSI petrol or TDI diesel engine.