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Wednesday’s edition of The Nation.

The Nation To Ditch Paper Edition: Source

BANGKOK — A major English-language newspaper is set to shutter its printed editions, a source said Wednesday.
Argentine Ambassador to Thailand Alicia Sonschein.

Wine, Beef, Bon O Bons: Ingredients Rebuilding Thai-Argentine Relations

BANGKOK — Although Buenos Aires and Bangkok are half a world away, Argentine Ambassador to Thailand Alicia Sonschein says it’s the cultural differences that...

New Queen’s Birthday Designated as Public Holiday

BANGKOK — The government on Tuesday declared Her Majesty Queen Suthida’s birthday a national holiday.
Kate Miller-Heidke from Australia performs during a rehearsal for the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv, Israel. Photo: Sebastian Scheiner / AP

How To Throw A Eurovision Party in Thailand

BANGKOK — Gather your Eurovision-loving friends for some late night (or early morning?) watch parties this week.
Dominic Puwasawat Chakrabongse, director of Precious Plastic Bangkok, makes a plant pot.

Precious Plastic: Recycling Bangkok One Bottle Cap At A Time

BANGKOK — Gentle and down-to-earth, Dominic Puwasawat Chakrabongse is the full-time environmental activist behind Precious Plastic Bangkok, a volunteer-run initiative that collects bottle caps...
Junta chairman Prayuth Chan-ocha serenades his audience at Government House on Feb. 4, 2019

Prayuth Writes and Releases Coronation-Inspired Song

BANGKOK — Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha has released a new song, supposedly inspired by the coronation ceremony. Prayuth’s tenth single and new song, titled “Thai is...

Anti-Junta Activist Ekachai Assaulted at Court

BANGKOK — Pro-democracy activist Ekachai Hongkangwan was once again assaulted Monday morning, this time in front of the Bangkok Criminal Court.
Napat “Na” Vatanakuljaras folds a Kanom Tokyo taco (40 baht) at Tokyo Hot.

Giant Kanom Tokyo Tacos at ‘Tokyo Hot’

BANGKOK — Imagine Mexican flavours meet kanom tokyo, a small griddled crepe that is the snack of Thai childhoods – and costs only 40...
Jack Liao and Celine Lin hold up plushies of Usagi and Piske at a Kanahei event May 3 at CentralWorld.

Piske and Usagi Charm on Kanahei’s First Visit to Thailand

Update: An earlier version of this article identified Piske as a chicken. However, after the article was published, organizers reached out to Khaosod English to...
Varisara Bejrakashem, Roengsak Chankasem, and Nima Chandler of Nancy Chandler Graphics. Nima is holding an early version of the Nancy Chandler Map of Bangkok.

Journey’s End for Nancy Chandler’s Bangkok Maps

For almost half a century, a colorful map highlighting secret soi haunts has been a backpack staple of every dedicated visitor to Bangkok. But...

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