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Book Review: A Man’s Infatuation With Japan in ‘A Tokyo Romance’

At a time when there still weren't a lot of foreigners in Japan, Ian Buruma moved to Tokyo to immerse himself in the esoteric world of avant-garde Japanese theater and film.

Thai & Foreign Tourists Flock To Chiang Mai Chill

(15 October) As the cool season arrives sooner than expected in Chiang Mai province, many tourists are headed there to experience the rare chilly weather in the tropical kingdom.

The Temper Trap to Give Bangkok ‘Sweet Disposition’

BANGKOK — Australian rock band The Temper Trap is coming to perform live in Bangkok.

Australian Found Dead in Room



UTTARADIT — An Australian teacher was discovered dead inside a hotel room last night in northern Thailand.

Thai Monk Arrested, Defrocked for Getting Drunk in Police Car

BUENG KAN — A monk in northeastern Thailand has been arrested and defrocked for drinking alcohol in a police vehicle in Bueng Kan province yesterday, police say.

One MMA Fight Cards Out to Stoke Pan-ASEAN Bloodlust in Bangkok

BANGKOK — It’ll be ASEAN vs. ASEAN next month slamming fists into each other’s faces at the One MMA championship in Bangkok, according to...

Fans Unleash Inner Britneys at Thai Debut Concert (Photos)

BANGKOK — After waiting almost 20 years to see Princess of Pop live in Thailand, fans pulled out the stops last night to welcome her at Impact Arena with fabulous fashion.

Taboo-Breaking Director Turns Lens to Teen Sexual Identity in ‘#BKKY’

BANGKOK — While the country is not lacking for teen melodramas, less commonly aired issues of youth sexuality and identity are coming to the...

Thailand's Original Star Wars Fans Await Return of the Jedi (And Sith)

BANGKOK — Atis “Art” Ruchirawat was a young boy when he walked into a movie theater in the United States to see “Return of the Jedi” and walked out a fan for life. Yuthana “Jediyuth” Ngamlert was first introduced to Luke, Leia, Han and Chewie during the ‘90s at Chiang Mai University when his class watched “Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope” to practice English.

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