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Shooting star

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In Europe, the angle at which sunlight hits Earth is lower than in Thailand, says Sayombhu Mukdeeprom. In Europe, he explains, the air also has less humidity, meaning the suffusion of colour in the light is more intense.

An eclectic triumph

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Four years after its inception, the Feroci Philharmonic Winds of Silpakorn University's Faculty of Music is no longer a stranger to Thai audiences. After performing countless concerts, last week at the Main Hall, Thailand Culture Centre,…

Collaborating on happiness

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Soil has been piled up and from afar it looks like a red hill. Frangipani trees without leaves or flowers stand around the foothill as if guarding it from intruders. From the base where locals laid flowers, one can only see some big…

Creating more ‘Moments of Joy’ with Mondelēz’s Joyful Treats

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With the festive season just around the corner, those looking for a gift are guaranteed to bring moments of joy to those they care for with global snacking powerhouse Mondelēz International’s special limited-edition products that put…

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Police close in on organisers of online child pornography

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Police have identified and will summons two women alleged to have organised a live online sex show involving a recently married couple and the wife's 3-year-old son.

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Left behind

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The same-sex Californian couple who flashed their bottoms at two temples and posted the photos online have been kicked out of Thailand.

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Christmas in Asia

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Who would have thought that Christmas in Asia could be so delicious? As the festive season rolls around and you are deciding whether it will be Chinese or Japanese cuisine for a splendid Christmas Eve dinner, we have decided to simply…

Celebrate Christmas Well

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AT SEASONAL TASTES RESTAURANT, THE WESTIN GRANDE SUKHUMVIT, BANGKOK

Go gourmet for christmas eve dinner

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Christmas takes on a tone of culinary discovery at The Reflexions this Christmas Eve as celebrated Chef Roxanne and her passionate team present mouth-watering 6- and 8-course set menus reflective of the classic festive flavours and…

Fine-dining Thai cuisine doesn’t get smoother than this

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Imbued with the echoes of 19th-century royal heritage in its design and menu, Smooth Curry is a flavourful journey through Thailand’s rich culinary traditions and regional styles. The restaurant reflects The Plaza Athenee’s classical Thai…

Unwrap special moments

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Discover inspired dining and a series of delightful celebrations. Share the joy and cheers of this festive season with friends, family and your loved ones at Hotel Indigo Bangkok Wireless Road.

Crystal Dining Sets

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Bring home a dreamlike festive look to welcome the holiday spirit. Capture the vibe of this season with cosy bed linen, glittering illuminations, and festive décor. Find your signature look at Jaspal Home for everything you need to get…

The jw’s festive

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For families and friends alike, delve into the spirit of the festive season in timeless elegance of the JW Marriott Hotel Bangkok.

Bangkok’s Thai night market returns to salathip

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Salathip, enchanting riverside Thai restaurant at Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok invites diners to experience an exotic night market once again every last Thursday of the month and indulge in authentic Thai cuisine for Baht 1,888++ per person…

Exquisite festivities from Italy

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As they say in Italy, “Buon Natale e Felice Anno Nuovo” (Merry Christmas and Happy New Year). And for those who have reservations about roast turkey and can’t countenance Christmas pudding, it’s the sound of salvation. Even in Bangkok, all…

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Early praise for 'The Last Jedi', opening Thursday

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LOS ANGELES: There were cheers, gasps, droid photo opportunities, casino games and more than a few standing ovations at the jam-packed world premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi Saturday night in Los Angeles, which many are already…

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Prayut backs fight against corruption

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Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has urged all sectors of Thai society not to tolerate corruption and said he expects the country's position on the corruption perception index (CPI) to improve this year.

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Creation communication

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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.

Big day out

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Cat Expo turns 4

Memorable minutes

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The pop duo New Jiew have managed to stay popular for more than a decade. This is due to their stylish and powerful singing, as well as songs about broken hearts that listeners can relate to.

From pillows to poetry

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Are your teenage years the best time of your life?

Thinking outside the blocks

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Lego is much more than a toy. The plastic blocks can help you to explore your creativity and learn to think in new ways.

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Bicycles cleared for take-off on Dec 23

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Suvarnabhumi airport will partially reopen its bicycle tracks for cyclists to test the improved facilities on Dec 23.

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'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' premieres in Los Angeles

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LOS ANGELES: Stormtroopers marched the red carpet as 'Star Wars' music blared and fans cheered Saturday at the world premiere of the latest instalment in the beloved space opera franchise.

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Cambodian community screens drama about Khmer Rouge

LOWELL, United States: A prominent Cambodian filmmaker is speaking at a Massachusetts high school about the 2017 film he produced with Angelina Jolie on the Khmer Rouge's bloody reign in Cambodia.

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'Deaf' Western beggars deserve a right earful

There has been a commotion this past week in the media over the appearance of two attractive young Westerners begging for money at an intersection in Klong Toey in Bangkok. Just four days ago, the Bangkok Post published a photograph of one…

Friends in need

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Jew is an old dog who was dumped in the Phra Khanong area. While roaming on the streets, he was hit by a car and his leg was broken. He was hospitalised but can walk now. He has very poor eyesight because of his age. He went through trauma…

In Memory of Thai Food

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Seeing some variations in Thai food today makes me wonder and want to find out the reason behind such changes. I can say I'm not the only one wondering.

Rapper out of moves, Ying Yae's Korea joke falls flat, Songkran in more trouble

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A young woman put up a spirited defence when a tattoo-clad rapper turned up at her shop demanding to know why she wrote a social media post criticising him.

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Petite's Grand Debut

'The Voice Thailand' graduate offers up a sleek melange of pop, R&B, nu-soul and jazz sounds on her impressive debut record about a breakup 'High Soul'.

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France gives Johnny Hallyday epic send-off

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PARIS: France bid adieu on Saturday to its biggest rock star, honouring Johnny Hallyday with an exceptional funeral procession down the Champs-Elysees, a presidential speech and a parade of motorcyclists -- all under intense security.

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YouTube plans paid music service

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YouTube plans to introduce a paid music service in March, according to people familiar with the matter, a third attempt by parent company Google to catch up with rivals Spotify and Apple.

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What's trending and happening this week

1. After a dozen years as one of Thailand's premier shopping centres, Siam Paragon is celebrating its latest anniversary with their extensive "Siam The Great Celebration" campaign. It's made up of multiple smaller events set to be held…

The Ironlady

At the Osaka Castle Park, Arjaree Kiatfuengfoo broke into a light jog to warm herself up for the 42.195km run she was undertaking on a recent Sunday. The big crowd was cheering in the cool morning. The sky was slightly overcast, with…