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DJ Hodor Bringing ‘Rave of Thrones’ to Bangkok

BANGKOK — He’s known as a loyal servant to House Stark with amazing door-holding power, but less well-known is his ability to move asses as a real-life house and electronic DJ.

Bitcoin’s Going Nucking Futs, Here’s How to Buy From Thailand

Three months ago today, bitcoin traded at a lofty 140,000 baht (USD$4,000). One month ago, it reached 200,000 baht (USD$6,000). In the past two...

Police, Netizens Hunt For Lost Elder Wand

BANGKOK — A week or so ago, when Natdanai Asavaruks went to go see the latest movie set in the Harry Potter universe, he brought along a prized possession – his Elder Wand.

Thailand’s Mega-Computer Fair to Be Held as Planned

BANGKOK, March 4 (Xinhua) — Shrugging off fears of the COVID-19 outbreak, organizers of the annual mega-computer fair said on Wednesday that its 'Commart X Pro 2020' IT fair will be held on schedule from March 5–8 in Bangkok.

Thai Potterheads Tap Into Their Inner Kid for Children’s Day

BANGKOK — “Lumos!” Akira Akkarakhitapisuit uttered in full Harry Potter garb as he waved his franchise-licensed wand.

Thailand to Welcome New Digital Ministry

Thailand will soon welcome its first new ministry in a decade as the National Legislative Assembly Friday approved the formation of the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society.

Bangkok Comic Con Madness (Photos)

BANGKOK — The fifth Bangkok Comic Con on Saturday drew crowds of enthusiasts to Siam Paragon. Rainy weather did not stop fans of American superheroes and Japanese anime...

With Money in Reach and Eyes on Fintech, Thai Startups Turn Corner at Techsauce...

BANGKOK — This past weekend’s Techsauce Summit provided insight into the ever-expanding Thai startup ecosystem where financial technology is red hot, venture capital infrastructure is booming – and above all – mobile is still king.
Pongsorn Bhumiwat, center, stands next to Kurdish militias during his trip to Iraqi Kurdistan. Photo: Pongsorn Bhumiwat / Courtesy

Through Books and ‘War Tourism,’ an Author Wants Thais To Know Mid East Better

BANGKOK — A history writer shared his tales from Kurdistan in a recent talk, which he hopes Thai people would have more knowledge and understanding about the Middle East beyond pieces they heard on TVs.
An artist’s rendition of the Chao Phraya exoplanet rising over the Chao Phraya River. Images: NASA and Wikimedia Commons

River of Stars: Exoplanet Named After Thai ‘Chao Phraya’ River

ERIDANUS — Thailand’s mightiest river and one of its tributaries are making their mark among the stars. 

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