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Monday, September 28, 2020

Eat Healthy at This Cafe Selling Coffee and Plant-Based Cuisines

BANGKOK — After two years operating a coffee franchise, entrepreneur Pimwalun Junmanop decided to try something. So she set up her own brand new café with healthy, plant-based food in the Sukhumvit area.
A tourist takes photos of the sea of fog on top of Doi Inthanon in 2017.

Yay Tourism! More Long Weekend Set for November

BANGKOK — A proposal to add more holidays in November was approved by the Cabinet to encourage domestic tourism.

Atmospheric Bangkok Café Struggles to Survive Virus Pandemic

BANGKOK — Blackwood café couldn’t have chosen a worse time to open its doors.

10,000 KG of Used Parcel Packages to be Recycled into Furniture

BANGKOK (Xinhua) — In a bid to re-use and recycle the ever-growing parcel paper packages in an era of online shopping, Thailand's largest postal service said Saturday that it would recycle and upcycle 10,000 kilograms of used parcel packages and envelopes into table and chair sets for students in Border Patrol Police Schools nationwide.
Thailand Post staff disinfect parcels from overseas to prevent coronavirus infection in July 2020.

Convert Used Parcel Boxes Into Chairs, Tables for Rural Schools

BANGKOK — Don’t throw away the heap of parcel boxes that come with your online shopping spree. They could be recycled to make education for children in far flung provinces a bit more comfortable.

Why This Uncle Plans to Keep Running His 114-Year-Old Cafe

PATHUM THANI — A coffee shop to the northwest of Bangkok has been serving cups of joe since the time Thailand was still a country called Siam, bustling merchants hawked their wares from canals, and much of the capital did not have running water.

Cash-Strapped Thai Airways Sells Dough Fritters on Silom

BANGKOK — Thailand’s former national airline launched a street food stall at its office on Silom Road selling pa tong go, or deep fried dough fritters, in a bid to make money as the company goes through bankruptcy habilitation.

Satirical Art Exhibit to ‘Put Gold Leaf On’ Thai Elite Powers

BANGKOK — Newspaper clippings, cutouts of campaign posters, and gold leaf normally used on Buddha images are the ingredients for an upcoming art exhibition lampooning Thai politics.

Auntie Yao’s Som Tum Delights Everyone, From Win Motosai to Hiso

BANGKOK — “Want any grilled chicken and som tum today?” Auntie Yao calls out to familiar faces walking down the street as motorcycle taxi drivers fuel up on grilled drumsticks and plates of pungent fermented papaya salad at her stall.
Tourists at Khao Sok National Park in Surat Thani province on Sept. 3, 2020.

Gov’t Hints at Extra Holidays Planned For Nov.

BANGKOK — Deputy PM Wissanu Krea-ngam on Tuesday said the government is considering a plan to declare additional holidays in an effort to encourage domestic tourism.

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