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Friday, April 20, 2018

‘Extreme’ ‘90s Rock to Drop ‘More Than Words’ in Bangkok

BANGKOK — Best known for their evergreen ballad “More Than Words,” popular jam “Play With Me” and fast, squealing guitarwork, American rock band Extreme is coming to Bangkok in June.
This cover image released by A&M & Interscope Records shows "44/876," a release by Sting and Shaggy. A&M & Interscope Records / Associated Press

Sting and Shaggy Teaming Up For A Sunny Reggae Album

The fact that Shaggy and Sting are teaming up on a CD does, admittedly, sound like a gimmick. Why are these two very different artists together? Because they happen to be known by a single name? Why not keep going and add Shakira, Sia, Slash and Seal?
A thin slice of the meteorite sample from a meteorite that fell to Earth more than a decade ago. Photo: Hillary Sanctuary / Associated Press

Diamond Fragment May Come From ‘Lost Planet’

BERLIN — Fragments of a meteorite that fell to Earth about a decade ago provide compelling evidence of a lost planet that once roamed our solar system, according to a study published Tuesday.
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, head of Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel, being escorted to a helicopter in Mexico City following his capture. Photo: Eduardo Verdugo / Associated Press

Mexican Drug Lord El Chapo Has Psychological Problems

NEW YORK — Notorious Mexican drug lord and escape artist Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is having psychological problems that could hinder his ability to fight U.S. drug-trafficking charges, his lawyer and wife said Tuesday.

August Date Set for Nine Inch Nails in Bangkok

BANGKOK — Nine Inch Nails will play an Aug. 14 date at Bangkok's Moonstar Studios, concert promoter Viji Corp. announced Tuesday night.
A woman on Sunday poses for a picture with sand pagodas at Lhong 1919

Course Correction: Which Way Will Bangkok’s Future Flow?

BANGKOK — Despite blazing heat, crowds poured onto a centuries-old Chinese trading pier to admire sand pagodas and pay respect to their elders with a splash of scented water before continuing on to enjoy its vintage, riverside Sino-Thai architecture.

Isaan-style Songkran in Bangkok? Here It Is. (Photos)

BANGKOK — After checking out a Mon-style Songkran on Friday, we didn’t think we could find another authentic Songkran experience closer to central Bangkok – until we did.
Jon Bon Jovi, right, watches Richie Sambora play guitar during the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction ceremony on Saturday. Photo: David Richard / Associated Press

Bon Jovi Reunites to Enter Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

CLEVELAND — Bon Jovi reunited with former members Richie Sambora and Alec John Such for a powerful performance on Saturday night as the band earned a spot in the prestigious Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

Songkran Goes Off Wet, Wild and Spirited in Bangkok (Photos)

BANGKOK — If revelers voted with their feet, the usual street scrum of water fighting on Khaosan Road proved a stronger draw than a government-sponsored cultural event nearby in Bangkok's old quarter.

Culture Clash and Chaos at Silom Songkran (Action Photos)

BANGKOK — Traditional garb and garlands brushed shoulders with tank tops and water guns Friday where Lumphini Park meets Silom Road.

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