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Media Giant Wins Exclusive Rights to World Cup Broadcasts

[UPDATE: The Thai military junta has ordered RS to air all World Cup matches on state-owned television channels in exchange for 427 million baht.]

Mangosteen Fest to Debut With Synthpop Duo ‘Honne’

BANGKOK — Another fresh-faced music organizer is entering the musical arena to bring “underdog” acts to the capital city.

An Open Letter to Drum ‘n Bass Skeptics

Playing Drum ‘n Bass music in Bangkok in the ‘90s, I felt like a leper. No one wanted anything to do with the music. But with the frantic breakbeats and dark heavy bass of Jungle, or what was to be later called Drum ‘n Bass, or dnb, to me it was punk music for Generation Rave. Most importantly, it didn’t compromise.
Fleetwood Mac band members appear at the 2018 MusiCares Person of the Year tribute honoring Fleetwood Mac in New York. .Photo: Evan Agostini / Associated Press

Lindsey Buckingham Leaves Fleetwood Mac

LOS ANGELES  — Lindsey Buckingham will have to go his own way. The singer-guitarist is out of Fleetwood Mac. The band said in a statement...

What Can the Army Do Under Martial Law?

BANGKOK — In a political development that came as a surprise to many on Tuesday, the Thai army announced at 3:00 in the morning that the entire country is now under martial law.

Prayuth Chan-ocha: Army Chief, Junta Leader, Prime Minister

BANGKOK — The leader of Thailand's 22 May coup has further consolidated power after his rubber-stamp parliament voted him into the position of Prime Minister this morning.

NACC Threatened With Lawsuit for Delay in 2010 Crackdown Case

BANGKOK — The brother of a volunteer medic killed in the 2010 crackdown on Redshirt protesters has vowed to file a lawsuit against Thailand’s national anti-graft agency for its slow progress in prosecuting those responsible for the violence.

Songkran Goes Off Wet, Wild and Spirited in Bangkok (Photos)

BANGKOK — If revelers voted with their feet, the usual street scrum of water fighting on Khaosan Road proved a stronger draw than a government-sponsored cultural event nearby in Bangkok's old quarter.

Time Machine Dance Party Returns to Charoen Krung

BANGKOK — Want more retro, swing dance street party?

Sakon Nakhon Man Wins 90 Million Baht Lotto

SAKON NAKHON - A state employee in Sakon Nakhon province has been declared the biggest winner of the last lottery draw of the year 2014, reaping 90 million baht in prize money.

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