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Craft-Nerd Out With Indie Asian Designers on Bangkok Pier Fair

BANGKOK — Crafts made by small designers throughout East Asia will sail into a riverside venue this weekend. The Pinkoi Market in Bangkok will be...

Shibuya in Isaan? Udon Thani Gets Crosswalk Makeover

UDON THANI — Travelers to Udon Thani City may be forgiven for momentarily thinking they’ve stepped out of Isaan and into the beating commercial heart of Tokyo.

Bangkok to Get Two-Day Peek at Berlin Wall

BANGKOK — The wall around the Berlin Wall will come down next week, two weeks after a pair of painted segments were unveiled out of view at the German Embassy. But only for a few hours.
Old unidentified temple murals dating to the Ayutthaya period show how Siamese monks and lay people eat.

Red Curry, Thai Omelette Among Oldest Thai Food: Expert

BANGKOK — Chicken red curry, crispy Thai omelette and chilli paste are three of the centuries-old recorded Thai dishes still common today, an expert...

Thai Film Minus Crying Monk Approved by Censors

BANGKOK — A film set in Isaan was approved by state censors after its makers did away with what they say was its most powerful scene: A monk bawling over his ex-girlfriend’s coffin.

Art Out of Time: How a French Cinephile Became a Thai Cinema Expert

She remembers it was a Saturday in the spring of 2007 that she entered a Paris cinema to see her first Thai film.

Thai Film Pulled Over ‘Sensitive’ Buddhist Scene

BANGKOK — Only two days before its scheduled release in cinemas, the censorship board indefinitely postponed a Thai film set in Isaan for alleged inappropriate content.

The Jim Jefferies Show Coming to #Trigger Bangkok

BANGKOK — Expect to hear a lot of c-bombs at a stand-up show coming early next year.
Sophida ‘Ning’ Kanchanarin unveils her national costume Monday evening at Ancient City.

See Miss Universe Transform into White Elephant (Video)

SAMUT PRAKAN — The chiseled beauty walked out in a bejeweled, Thai evening dress with a white-veiled contraption on her back. Soon, after she...

D.C. Hip-Hop ‘Oddisee’ Surprise Hit at Maho Rasop Music Fest (Photos)

BANGKOK — A group of friends threw down in an impromptu dance battle. A man peeled off his shirt and danced solo in a corner. On stage, a keyboardist left his deck to center stage and show off his moves.  





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