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A bloated, dead sea turtle found in Sattahip by the navy in September 2018. The turtle died from eating too much plastic. Photo: Royal Thai Navy Sea Turtle Conservation Center / Facebook

How To Save Thailand’s Turtles, Make Merit On World Turtle Day

BANGKOK — Rather than tossing a tortoise into a khlong, here are some productive ways to help our turtle friends this World Turtle Day. Thailand...
Photo: David Simon / Courtesy

Teacher’s Charity Photo Exhibition Captures Kindness Around the World

BANGKOK — A science teacher’s photo exhibition will show at an Asok restaurant in June, with proceeds to go towards an education charity. “Humans Around...
Saawaan’s petit fours: from left, a durian chocolate, a mango sheet with a passionfruit filling; a magnolia meringue and a sour orange mousse.

Has Michelin Ruined ‘Modern’ Thai Food? Laureates Weigh In.

BANGKOK — Instagrammables, fancy plating, Michelin stars – some see them as marketing tricks that standardize the Thai food scene, others as a classy...
Image: Bangkok Community Theatre

Swashbuckling Version of Twelfth Night to Invade Bangkok Stage

BANGKOK — A Shakespearean comedy is coming to New Phetchaburi Road – but with a swashbuckling twist. The Bangkok Community Theatre is putting on an...
"Speedy" (1928)

Return to the Roaring ‘20s at Scala’s Silent Film Fest

BANGKOK — Put on that cloche hat and have a night at the silver screens – the Silent Film Festival is in town. Five silent...

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...
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...

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