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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Ten Things that Suck About Bangkok Living

BANGKOK — While continuously voted to be the world’s top destination for tourists for 4 consecutive years, Bangkok ranked 102 out of 140 best cities to live in 2014.

Laugh & Cry: Go Full Theatrical at Bangkok Fringe Fest

BANGKOK — See two Mesopotamian construction workers labor over the Tower of Babel, explore a straight man’s sexuality while sharing intimate moments with his gay buddy and laugh at the absurdist journey of a dying man who faces a doctor, a bully and his domineering wife.

Play at Dystopia in One-Woman Show ‘Sawan Arcade’

BANGKOK — A few years ago, she drew soldiers along with audiences to her land called “Bang La Merd.” Next month, B-Floor Theatre’s Oranong Thaisriwong will continue her conversation on free expression in a pop-up heaven called “Sawan Arcade.”

Prayuth Lectures Thai Children on "Knowledge and Morality"

BANGKOK — Junta chairman and Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha addressed Thai children in a televised speech last night on the occasion of Thailand’s National Children's Day.

K-Drama Addicts Panic as Top Pirate Site Stops Streaming

Thailand’s de facto source for feeding its addiction to Korean soap operas was forced to stop subbing and streaming new episodes to the dismay of panicked fans.
The opening show on Nov. 9 at Iconsiam in Bangkok.

Enjoy Free Shows When Iconsiam River Mall Opens

A Chinese boy band concert, Thai dance performances, magicians and more will entertain shoppers when riverside megamall Iconsiam opens this weekend. Expected to draw many...

Art on Trial: The Wolf Bride

BANGKOK — In hindsight, Pronthip “Kolf” Mankong says the play for which she spent two years behind bars wasn’t particularly good. In terms of artistic expression, she’s not proud of “The Wolf Bride,” the 2013 student production for which she was convicted of insulting the Royal Family.

Bangkok to Become John Mayer Wonderland in April

BANGKOK — Got the afternoon and room for two? Discover John Mayer discovering Bangkok when the Grammy-winning singer-songwriter comes to the capital next year.

Chiang Mai Army Hunts Down 'Red Buffalo' Shirts

CHIANG MAI — Military officers in Chiang Mai are scouring every market in the city to search for ‘red buffalo’ t-shirts they say are causing a conflict in society.

Udon Thani Mayor Blesses Gay Newlyweds

UDON THANI — A gay couple tied the knot in the presence of the mayor of Udon Thani province on Saturday night.





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