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Major Thai music festival in Pattaya

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The famous Bali Hai Pier in Pattaya, Chon Buri, is the venue for the "Thailand Cultural Music Festival", the country's first music phenomenon where local and contemporary music will first meet this Friday and Saturday from 5pm to 12.45am.

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Thailand Cultural Music Festival set for Pattaya

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On May 25-26 the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and Pattaya City were set to hold the inaugural Thailand Cultural Music Festival, bringing together a host of world-renowned local artists and a curated blend of music cultures.

Industry 4.0 guide

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Industry 4.0 is the buzzword you hear everywhere these days, describing the rush to harness the potential of digital technology to make operations smarter, more efficient and profitable. It's no surprise that the energy industry has been…

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In breakthrough, surgeon builds windpipes from arteries

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PARIS: Where others failed, sometimes spectacularly, French surgeon Emmanuel Martinod has helped people whose windpipes have been ravaged by cancer and other diseases to live and breathe normally again.

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Brahms brought to Bangkok

Two favourite artists of Bangkok audiences are taking on two mighty works from the late Romantic era at the end of May. Mayuko Kamio will perform Brahms Violin Concerto with her 1731 "Rubenoff" Stradivarius, while Michael Tilkin, with a…

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Celebrities bring awareness to mental health issues

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Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has discussed his battle with depression. Mariah Carey recently revealed she has bipolar disorder. And Deadpool star Ryan Reynolds has acknowledged dealing with anxiety disorder.

Sunday, May 20

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A unique bond

If Zack Blackmon Jr were to tell you that he's a direct descendant of the original Siamese Twins Eng and Chang Bunker, there's no way you'd believe him. White skinned, blue eyed and with a delightfully thick North Carolinian accent,…

Making better connections

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When the new term starts this August, Chulalongkorn University students will be witnessing more tangible, digital developments taking shape as the "pillar of the nation" edges towards its ambitions of producing more worldly students and…

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Bob Dylan guitar fetches $495,000 at auction

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NEW YORK: A guitar that played a key role in Bob Dylan's artistic evolution from folk music to rock fetched a half million at auction on Saturday.

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Eternal struggle of the tourist city

This week your correspondent is unable to make any casual observations on Thai life owing to the fact he is 8,823km away.

Satun at crossroads

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Last month, the United Nations announced the first Unesco Global Geopark in Thailand, located in the far-southern province of Satun.

Voyage into the unknown

From collaborating with ambient pioneer Brian Eno, King Creosote and stadium rockers Coldplay, Jon Hopkins has evolved into one of today's most exciting and forward-thinking electronic musicians. Evidenced by the body of work which…

Friends in need

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This Terrier mixed breed was abandoned at a shelter. She is very friendly and has been vaccinated. She is a small-sized dog about 8 months old.

Sun also rises down South

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Getting to the remote district of Betong in the southernmost province of Yala involves travelling from Muang district through the Sankala Khiri mountain range. The district is located in a valley hugged by tall peaks on the border of…

Spot me a pretty babbler

The small and dainty Silver Eared Mesia is a beautiful bird with a very striking mix of colours on its plumage. The plumage has red, yellow, orange, grey, silver, red, and black. The mesia is found in South East Asia. These pictures were…

Beyond the cinematic glitz

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In the past 10 days the seaside city of Cannes has been in the news with noisy fanfare and dazzling colour, led by pictures of bare-shouldered stars sauntering down the red carpet on a daily basis. It happens every year in May, as the…

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French director accused of rape, denies 'fantasist' accusations

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PARIS: A young actress has lodged a complaint for rape against French film director Luc Besson, judicial sources said Saturday, the latest in a string of sexual abuse allegations in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal.

Saturday, May 19

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Leather like no other

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Pellevah exclusive product showcase and workshop

What's trending and happening this week.

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1. Happivore by Evelyn Yap is honoured to bring their latest Supper Club experience to FABB, an academy renowned for its uncompromising drive towards the advancement of world-class coffee culture. With her training honed under Michelin-…

Workout gear for him and her

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Those looking for stylishly discreet workout gear for both him and her that doesn't scream "hey-look-at-me!" can find more than a handful at CK Performance. And all in hot, popping colours without completely turning the wearer into a neon…

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Second spotlight

Virahya "Gina" Pattarachokchai has kept the same Instagram profile picture since January 2016. It was a picture of herself standing next to her supermodel coach and mentor Metinee "Lukkade" Kingpayome, during the final round of The Face…

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Art space: the final frontier

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Out of the blue, Bangkok governor Aswin Kwanmuang recently floated the idea that City Hall should take over managing the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC).

Friday, May 18

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Korean-Japanese via Vegas

The path to success in the restaurant business is paved with potholes. But when you can call home one of the sexiest spaces in the city, the rooftop at the urban village that is Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen Park, bingo!

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Guru's Weekly Pick: May 18-24

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Every week, we sift through tonnes of activities, shows, art exhibitions and things to do. Here is our especially curated list of what's hot this week in Bangkok and beyond. Enjoy!

Biker brunch

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Food and vehicles may seem like an unlikely collaboration, but if prior efforts are of any evidence, it's that automobile/motorcycle cafes are no strangers to experimentation. From Ducati's concept restaurant a few years back in Thong Lor…

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Historic stays

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New hotels popping up around the city are a common sight in Bangkok. It's a delight to see that tourism isn't slowing down and that the city is being modernised more and more each day. The downside is that the essence and spirit of old…

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Jazz on the beach

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Today and tomorrow, music lovers should not miss the opportunity to enjoy the "Hua Hin International Jazz Festival 2018: Open To The New Shades" on Hua Hin beach, Prachuap Khiri Khan province, from 5pm-midnight. Entry is free.

Fluffy and flirtatious

I went to Mihara Tofuten with as little clue about how the evening would unfold as I did about soybean curd, aka tofu.

Good cops, bad cops

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Few things are more disheartening than learning that those sworn to protect us from society's predators are corrupt, indeed evil themselves. Then who are the good guys, if any? Many a crime novelist raises this question without presenting…