Why Thai Muslims Don’t Celebrate Loy Krathong (But Christians Do)
To the country’s second largest religious group, the river festival is empty of meaning, and to pay homage to it through gaiety is profane.
Czech Film Finds Nothing Fair in ‘Fair Play’
BANGKOK — The Rio Games last month showed drugs in competitive sports remain a problem four decades after doping became a matter of international brinkmanship during the Cold War.
Vincero! For One Night, ‘Turandot’ Exhibited Grandeur in Bangkok
BANGKOK — Puccini enthusiasts gathered in a packed theater Wednesday night to view the first full-scale production of “Turandot” staged in the country in...
Directors Crowdfund for Shorts on Thailand’s Future
BANGKOK — Palme d’Or-winning director Apichatpong Weerasethakul and four other Thai filmmakers plan to make short films representing the future of Thailand. Equipped with talents and unique styles, all they need is funding.
Thai Women’s Style Features at Dior’s 70th Birthday Bash
PARIS — Christian Dior feted its 70th birthday at Paris' Couture Week Monday in style with an accomplished, star-filled show that mapped the iconic house's journey across the world. It was an unabashed, encyclopedic celebration of femininity in all its guises for Maria Grazia Chiuri – the house's first female designer.
Bangkok to Celebrate The Way MJ Made Us Feel
BANGKOK — Nine years ago this month, the world stood still on word King of Pop was dead.
Forgotten by State, Butchered Students of 1976 Return to Haunt Stage
BANGKOK — Forty years ago, police and soldiers along with paramilitaries gunned down what witnesses said were more than 100 students on the campus of Thammasat University, a massacre mostly swept from memory today.
Comrades in Arts Show Power of Brush and Spray at Bridge
BANGKOK — Four Thais, three Koreans, two Japanese and two Taiwanese artists are coming to occupy a Charoen Krung gallery with their works for a month.
Bangkok Goes Irish for Weekend Gaelic Football Tourney
BANGKOK — See balls soar over goalposts and into nets this weekend when hundreds of people from throughout Asia meet in the capital for...
Meet the ‘New Normal’ Hobby Planted by Coronavirus: Gardening
BANGKOK — It’s a common joke among Bangkokians who locked themselves in their homes during the peak of the coronavirus outbreak that they discovered at least one new hobby in their solitude.