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Art, Culture, Politics Continued to Collide in 2016

There might be no better words to describe the year in art, culture and entertainment better than “same same but different,” as 2016 saw many trying to create good work while facing the same challenges that never go away.

Hundreds Hang Post-It Notes in Support of Jailed Anti-Junta Activists

BANGKOK – Around 200 people gathered in Bangkok last night in a show of support for the 14 pro-democracy dissidents currently imprisoned for campaigns against Thailand's military regime.

Suthep Reports to NACC For 2010 Crackdown Charges

BANGKOK — Former deputy Prime Minister Suthep Thaugsuban formally reported to Thailand's national anti-graft agency to contest charges related his role in the deadly crackdown on Redshirt protesters in 2010.

Frothy Cocktails in the Lab, DJs on the Slab at Phuket’s ‘Z1mplex’

Oh, Phuket. Jacked-up prices, watered-down Thai food and sleazy nightlife. These are the things that come to mind. But if you're heading down south...

Lambast the Junta Friday at Anti-Coup Punk Concert

BANGKOK — Punk groups will reunite this week in Bangkok to seethe against military rule, four months after their last show was raided by police.

2 Injured When Bomb Explodes at Hua Lamphong Station: Police

BANGKOK — Two men from Udon Thani province were injured when they stubbed a cigarette out on an abandoned explosive device at the Bangkok Railway Station this afternoon, a police officer said.

Transport Dept Planning 'Lady Taxi' Program

(1 October) Mr. Attachai Rattanadilok Na Phuket, Deputy Director of Department of Land Transport, said that his department is planning to launch a ‘Lady Taxi’ campaign, in order to offer women safer taxi service.

No Mama Drama: Hangry Man Rages at Empty Noodles, Stomach

BANGKOK — It’s sad when three cups of Mama spell dinner, but sadder when all three lack noodles.

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.

Women Avoid Night Trains Following Deadly Rape

SI SAKET— The rape and murder of a 13-year-old girl aboard a night train last weekend has spurred many female passengers to travel on buses instead of taking overnight trains.

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