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Orphaned Teen Paints Landscapes of His Town for College Money

KALASIN — With each painting of lush wet rice fields with leaping catfish, each blooming lotus pond with palms in the background brings one 18-year-old boy closer to his dream of being an architect – and preserving his hometown’s beautiful environment.

Ghostly Horror Romance to Headline Thai LGBT Film Fest

BANGKOK — First love at an abandoned pool and love between Beijing opera performers will screen at an LGBT film festival in late June.

A Talk With Bangkok’s Dealer of Nazi Memorabilia

BANGKOK — As the United States and Europe witness ongoing destruction of historical statues no longer deemed politically correct, a Bangkok-based antiquarian is proudly selling historical objects that would trigger historicist puritans.

Makkasan Museum Honors Laborers Forgotten by Official History

BANGKOK — A museum located in the old trainyard area of Makkasan is one of the best kept secrets for those wanting to learn more about the very people who built Thailand – not kings and the elite, but the working class.

Historic Shrine Faces Eviction by Chulalongkorn University

BANGKOK — A shrine built by the Thai-Chinese immigrants is facing a demolition at the order of Chulalongkorn University to make way for new buildings.

Google Celebrates Thailand’s 1st Woman Doctor

BANGKOK — Thailand’s first female doctor was born 122 years ago today, and her legacy is celebrated by a Google Doodle unique to the kingdom.

After Release of Thai Song, Pink Martini Eyes Thailand Concert

PORTLAND, Ore. — From her records-filled home, China Forbes belted out the Thai version of “Amado Mio” via Zoom call.

Thailand Embraces an Empty Visakha Bucha This Year (Photos)

BANGKOK — Visakha Bucha, one of the most important religious holidays for Thai Buddists, is more quiet than usual in Thailand this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

No Customers, But This Second-Hand Bookstore Keeps Its Doors Open

BANGKOK — Most of the bars, shops, and guesthouses that make up the popular backpacker area around Khaosan Road have been shut for weeks now due to the coronavirus, but a famed English-language bookstore remains open without fail.
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‘Pink Martini’ Releases First Thai Song

BANGKOK — One of the world’s most renowned multi-genre, multilingual music bands released their first Thai song on Saturday.

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