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Beauty pageants pray to the City Pillar Shrine in Bangkok in 2018.

British Author’s ‘Very Bangkok’ Deftly Dissects Thai Capital

Why do Bangkokians love malls so much and why do they call some Western tourists “bird shit Whiteys?”

Teacher’s Photo Exhibit Fundraises for Bangkok Charity Kitchen

BANGKOK — A Hungarian teacher’s photo exhibition showing next Saturday will fundraise for a local charity kitchen.

Thai, Foreign Painters Bring Street Art to Satun (Photos)

SATUN — A group of artists on Wednesday turned the streets of Satun’s historic downtown into a massive art gallery that depicts local prides and multicultural coexistence.

Into the Unknown: First Thai Takes the Stage at Oscar Performance

LOS ANGELES — The Thai voice of Elsa serenades the Oscar pomp on Monday, marking the first time a Thai performs at the event.

‘Rap Against Dictatorship’ Drops New Song Against Student Hazing

BANGKOK — The country’s foremost creative dissent group released a new song on Friday – this time criticizing the rampant culture of hazing in the Thai education.

Meet Half-Mochi, Half-Rabbit ‘Usagyuuun’ and Mascot Friends This Weekend

BANGKOK — Everyone’s favorite fast-paced rabbit is coming to Thailand this weekend to pump up local fans.

A Guide to Demystifying Chinese New Year Snacks in Thailand

BANGKOK — You’ve seen them everywhere comes Chinese New Year – those pink fluffy flour, gluey rice wrapped in banana leafs, boiled poultry, and other foodstuff associated with the occasion, but you might not know what they are, or their meaning.
Tossawat Chandapon performs “Broken Violin” stage play on Jan. 14, 2020.

From Drug Dealer to Stage Actor: Play Gives Youths New Life

PRACHUAP KHIRI KHAN — Four years ago when he was only 17, Tossawat was arrested for using and selling drugs. But on Tuesday night, he was a leading actor for a play that aimed to inspire teens like him to turn their lives around.
A gate of Auschwitz Concentration Camp. Photo: xiquinhosilva / Flickr

Forbidden Love Between a Jew and a SS Guard Comes to Bangkok Opera

BANGKOK — The real-life story of an unlikely romance during one of humanity’s darkest times will come to life in an opera coming this January.
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Thai Manga about Northern Food Wins Silver at Japan Manga Awards

TOKYO — A Thai comic book about a family cooking northern cuisine featuring northern dialect placed second in Japan’s prestigious manga competition, the Embassy of Japan in Bangkok announced Monday.

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