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The ‘Pink Baht’: LGBT Activists Push Brands to Go Beyond Rainbows

Photo: Courtesy During Pride Month, multinational brands worldwide temporarily adorned their logos and products with rainbows in a showing of apparent solidarity with the LGBT community....

Inside Lido Connect, the Mini-Mall That Replaced Lido Theater (Photos)

BANGKOK — The 50-year-old Lido Theater closed its doors in June 2018 to undergo renovations for what organizers promised wouldn’t be just another mall. Located smack in the middle of downtown Siam, we went to see how regular Thais are experiencing the newly revamped space.
Pies from Jamaican Eatz.

Ya Mon, You Can Order Jamaican Food in Bangkok Now

BANGKOK — Bangkokians can now try a different kind of tropical at a Carribean eatery delivering to most parts of the city.
Photo: Paing Takhon / Facebook

This Sexy Burmese Model Is Myanmar’s Hottest Export Right Now

BANGKOK — No screaming fans waited with glowing signs to see politicians at the recent ASEAN summit in Bangkok – but they did scream for another unintended ambassador.

Something for Every Mama: What to Do with Mom This Mother’s Day

Instead of enduring another screeching family dinner and hearing about the prosperous medical career of some neighbor’s son, head to these events to make a memorable Mother’s Day – there’s something here for every type of mom.
Victoria's Secret Angels at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2017 in Shanghai. Photo: Andy Wong / AP

Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show ‘Triggered My Eating Disorder,’ Says Thai Model

For better or worse, the Victoria’s Secret Angels won’t be strutting down the runway in pink lingerie this year. Throughout the 2000s, Thais tuned...

Case Open: Detective Conan-Inspired Cafe Returns to Bangkok

BANGKOK — Green curry rice molded into a poisoned pill? Lattes with foam shaped into the faces of beloved manga characters? These are just...
Narintorn “Grace” Chadapattarawalrachoat is crowned Miss Thailand World 2019 on Aug. 3, 2019.

Miss Thailand World Crowned, Will Campaign for Mental Health Awareness

BANGKOK — A fine arts student has been crowned Thailand’s representative to the world’s oldest international beauty pageant. Narintorn “Grace” Chadapattarawalrachoat, 21, was crowned Miss...
Clockwise from top left: satsivi (190 baht), khinkhali (70 baht apiece), chakapuli (470 baht), phali (120 baht), acharuli khachapuri (250 baht), and badrijani nigvzit (130 baht).

Introduce Yourself to Georgian Food Near BTS Nana

BANGKOK — Try khachapuri the next time you want to taste a new cuisine – and one place to find it is Argo, a Georgian restaurant located a few steps away from BTS Nana.
Environmental blogger Maneechanate Sammanee holding a glass jar on July 19.

The ‘Sabai Sabai’ Way to Go Zero Waste in Thailand

Battling frowny kao gaeng vendors. Adamantly refusing durian cellophane-wrapped to a styrofoam dish and double-bagged. These are just some of the unique hurdles for Thais starting out on zero-waste lifestyles.

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