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Sunday, September 22, 2019

All the Things: Music, Fashion, Art Collide in One Night of ‘Badassery’

BANGKOK — A trans glam rocker will join a celebrity architect, fashionistas and more for a perilously hip and artsy event in a literally old school venue.

Buddhists Observe Major Religious Holidays Across Kingdom

BANGKOK — Thailand observed Saturday the beginning of Buddhist Lent, with alms giving and parades taking place across the kingdom.
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...

Five Years of Political ‘Fear’ in Photos Open Saturday

BANGKOK — Two years ago police vans became large canvases for anti-government protesters, who painted them with wrathful words and the colors of the flag.
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Learn More About Colombia Through a Film Fest

BANGKOK — In Thailand little is known about Colombia beyond its reputation for organized crime and cocaine. But the South American nation also boasts impressive nature, world-class literature and vibrant traditional dances.

Take a Tour Around the Royal Crematorium (Photos)

BANGKOK — More than 10,000 students, teachers, governmental officials and media members among others toured the Royal Crematorium for the late King Bhumibol as the site opened to specific members of the public on Wednesday.
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With ‘My Country’s Got,’ Thai Rap Voices Rare Dissent Against Junta

A rap video criticizing the junta had been watched nearly a million times on Facebook and YouTube as of Wednesday, less than 24 hours after its release.

Get French-spired: Celebrate Bastille Day in Bangkok Bars, Restaurants

BANGKOK — Head out this week to celebrate the French National Day.

Photog Sees ‘Hope’ in Bangkok From His Window Perch

BANGKOK — A stranded motorist ponders his situation. A shirtless man in a plastic chair waters his garden with a yellow hose. Bangkok buildings sizzle under the summer sun and an orange sky.

Activist Group ‘Guerrilla Boys’ to Exhibit Saturday in Bangkok

BANGKOK — A group of simian-masked activists will show their work for the first time at an art space in Bangkok.

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