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Thursday, August 6, 2020

A Country Divided by a Calendar

By Pravit Rojanaphruk
Senior Staff Writer

BANGKOK — In a country with a penchant for political feuds, the latest object to ignite trouble is a paper calendar.

Brewer ThaiBev Buys KFC Thailand for 11.3B Baht

BANGKOK — The country’s largest brewer announced Tuesday it has acquired fast food chain KFC’s operations in Thailand.

Anonymous Posters Denounce Pro-Coup University Rector

BANGKOK — Students at Thammasat University in Bangkok arrived for their first day of classes this morning to see posters denouncing the school’s director plastered on the walls.

Grand Palace Roads Closed Today and Next Week for Army Parade



BANGKOK — While visitors to the Grand Palace should ignore the touts claiming it’s closed today, they would do well to heed an army announcement that roads around the historic site will be shut down for several hours today and next week.
Arayha “Coco” Suparurk answers a question at the Miss Grand International pageant on Oct. 25, 2019 in Caracas, Venezuela.

Miss Grand Thailand 2019 ‘Coco’ Finishes as 2nd-Runner Up

CARACAS, Venezuela — Thailand’s entry to the Miss Grand International pageant landed in the second-runner up, losing to Venezuela.

RMA Institute Bids Farewell to Bangkok Art Scene

BANGKOK — A creative venue home to exhibitions, workshops, screenings and more bidded farewell to Soi Sukhumvit 22 last week.

Indie Without Borders: Bangkok, Singapore and Jakarta Bands to Unite

BANGKOK — Find out how indie music from Jakarta and Singapore stack up with that of Bangkok later this month.

From LA With Beats: Tokimonsta Talks Music and 1st Bangkok Show

Some say Tokimonsta makes alternative hip-hop, but the LA native’s beats are as diverse as the city she hails from, taking inspiration from soul,...
Vareniki potato dumplings (150 baht).

Russian Restaurant by Real Russian Opens in Bangkok

BANGKOK — What could be the only Russian restaurant in Bangkok with a real Russian chef has opened with a surprisingly affordable menu. The Moon...

30 Hard Years and Going at Bangkok’s ‘Rock Pub’

BANGKOK — Step off the Skytrain and into a dungeon. Eyes adjust to the darkness to find about 200 people slam screaming into each other.

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