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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Tonight: Thai-Canadian Maetta Records Showcases Homegrown Techno Talent

Few artists from Thailand have made it big in the international scene. One of those is Flim, a techno DJ whose signature style of abstract, dissonant beat-making has earned him praise in the international techno community and brought him a long way from high school cover bands.

Muay Thai's Global Reach Boosts Rural Economy

BANGKOK — Muay Thai is the national sport of Thailand, and for tourists no trip to the kingdom would be complete without a night spent at either Rajadamnern or Lumpinee, the iconic Bangkok stadiums where the best fighters go head to head.

Prayuth Rebukes Reporters in Gloomy Rant [Transcript]

BANGKOK — Junta chairman and Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha lashed out at the press today, accusing reporters of being paid to criticize his government, and warning that the country is on the brink of collapse.

Thou Shalt Sing: Killers Out for Murder on Stage

BANGKOK — Murder is the game in a stage play mixing American film noir, Japanese Yakuza and anime timed thematically with the 40th anniversary of the Thammasat University massacre.

‘The Avalanches’ to Cover Bangkok in Electro Beats Next Month

BANGKOK — An Australian electronic music group will be coming to Bangkok next month to turn a rooftop bar into a dance floor.

Bangkok Quickies: Where to Feast For Thanksgiving

BANGKOK — It’s after work and too late to braise that fall-off-the-bone turkey or whisk some roux-thickened gravy. That’s okay. Just head out the door, put on a dining napkin and enjoy.

‘Hengjobshappylife Makelifebetter’ is Alleged Thief’s Real Name, Officials Say

BANGKOK — Officials have confirmed that the bizarre name of an alleged cellphone thief, Hengjobshappylife Makelifebetter, is consistent with Thai name regulations.

Rights Group Urges Prosecution of Troops For Killing Teenager in Deep South

BANGKOK — An international human rights organization has called on the Thai government to prosecute the army ranger who confessed to killing a 14-year-old Muslim boy in southern Thailand last month.

Thai Coup Leader Makes International Debut In Italy

BANGKOK — Junta leader and Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha is enjoying the limelight as he attends an international conference in Italy, his first trip outside of Southeast Asia since seizing power in a coup on 22 May.

Graffiti Artists Join Forces to Pay Tribute to Late King (Photos)

Artists who for most of their careers have remained elusive and worked under cover of darkness came out in broad daylight this past week where they drew interest from curious onlookers – including the police.

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