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Crazy Medicine: Interview with Producer and Noir Novelist James Newman
September 11, 2017

Crazy Medicine: Interview with Producer and Noir Novelist James Newman

By Tyler Roney
A new short film gains acclaim, peeling back the veil on Bangkok's darker side.

The Sleuth on the Sukhumvit: 25 Years of Noir Fiction With Christopher G. Moore
April 23, 2017

The Sleuth on the Sukhumvit: 25 Years of Noir Fiction With Christopher G. Moore

By Tyler Roney
Noir fiction set in Southeast Asia is particularly popular.
Bangkok Noir: Crime Fiction in the City of Angels
May 02, 2016

Bangkok Noir: Crime Fiction in the City of Angels

By Jonathan DeHart
Thailand’s capital is home to a vibrant community of writers exploring the city’s vast underbelly.

Build Your Own Bangkok: An Artist Turned Amateur Anthropologist
May 22, 2015

Build Your Own Bangkok: An Artist Turned Amateur Anthropologist

By Poppy McPherson
In her art, Kathy MacLeod explores Bangkok's 'vibe of self-worship', the hipster invasion, and sexpat culture.

Asia-Pacific Has Seven of the World’s Top 20 Global Cities
April 15, 2014

Asia-Pacific Has Seven of the World’s Top 20 Global Cities

By Shannon Tiezzi
East Asia has a high number of global cities, according to a biannual ranking, while ASEAN and South Asia lag behind.

Bangkok Bling: Thailand’s Shopaholics Speak
September 02, 2013

Bangkok Bling: Thailand’s Shopaholics Speak

Thai super shoppers seem to embrace the news that more luxury malls are coming.

Will ASEAN Countries Move Their Capitals?
July 18, 2013

Will ASEAN Countries Move Their Capitals?

Amid traffic jams and flooding, could moving a nation’s capital ease the pain?

Chatuchak Market: Shop Till You Drop in Bangkok
July 17, 2013

Chatuchak Market: Shop Till You Drop in Bangkok

For a microcosm of the Thai capital, head to its largest market.

Indy Thai Literature Struggles to Find Its Voice
July 01, 2013

Indy Thai Literature Struggles to Find Its Voice

Bangkok may be World Book Capital for 2013, but support for independent bookstores and publishers lags.

Bangkok Named Top MasterCard Global Destination in 2013
June 19, 2013

Bangkok Named Top MasterCard Global Destination in 2013

Bangkok has supplanted London as the world’s hottest destination, with a little help from the movies.

Thai Monks Living Large: Private Jets and Bling
June 19, 2013

Thai Monks Living Large: Private Jets and Bling

A number of signs suggest Buddhism is at a crossroads in the kingdom of Thailand.

A Second Look at Asia’s Most Innovative Cities
April 23, 2013

A Second Look at Asia’s Most Innovative Cities

Singapore has been ranked the Asia-Pacific’s most innovative city, but the concept is malleable.

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