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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

And the Winner of the ‘Game of Thrones’ Is …

LOS ANGELES — Winter has come and winter has gone, the last of the heads have been lopped off and the last of the...

Meet the 70-Year-OId Barista Churning Out Hipster Coffee and Sage Advice

BANGKOK — Behind the counter at one of Bangkok’s hip new coffee shops isn’t a clean-shaven, scarf-wearing hipster – it’s 70-year-old Auntie Pim. At Mother...
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...

Review: In ‘Parabellum,’ John Wick Is on the Run Again

Movies can be blessedly simple. As the first "John Wick" showed, all you really need is a car, a gun, a dead dog and...

A Review of Novotel Hua Hin, Thailand’s First ‘Family Resort’

A look into Novotel Hua Hin’s claim as Thailand’s first large-scale “family friendly” resort.
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...
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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