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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.

City as Canvas: Bangkok’s Bukruk Street Art Festival
March 08, 2013

City as Canvas: Bangkok’s Bukruk Street Art Festival

Artists have splashed colorful murals across Bangkok for the city’s first international street art festival.

Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants Revealed
February 28, 2013

Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants Revealed

S. Pellegrino released its list of Asia’s top eateries in Singapore on Monday. Japan claims the top spot.

Race to the Finish: Thailand’s Formula 1 Bid
October 03, 2012

Race to the Finish: Thailand’s Formula 1 Bid

The Thai government hopes to host a Grand Prix – despite Bangkok’s notorious traffic problems.

Can Thailand Avoid Becoming a Modern-Day Atlantis?
September 09, 2012

Can Thailand Avoid Becoming a Modern-Day Atlantis?

Last year, Thailand suffered historic floods. Forecasts suggest parts of the capital could be underwater by 2030. Is the country prepared?

Yingluck's Southern Failure
April 12, 2012

Yingluck's Southern Failure

Yingluck Shinawatra came to office promising much over Thailand’s southern unrest. She hasn’t delivered.

Bangkok as Battleground?
February 17, 2012

Bangkok as Battleground?

Thai authorities say they have detained three Iranians planning to attack Israeli diplomats. Why in Bangkok?

Thai Floods a Wake-up Call
November 26, 2011

Thai Floods a Wake-up Call

The devastating floods in Thailand are a reminder that climate-related challenges are here to stay. The government needs to act boldly.

Is it Time to Move Bangkok?
November 12, 2011

Is it Time to Move Bangkok?

Flooding in Bangkok could become a common occurrence. Is it time to consider moving Thailand’s capital?

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