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Bangkokpost.com : Travel

  • Work dries up for Jordan's donkeys as coronavirus cripples tourism
    PETRA, Jordan: Herds of hard-working donkeys once carried hordes of tourists on the rocky paths of Jordan's Petra, but visitor numbers crashed amid the pandemic and the loyal animals are left without a job.
  • Incentives offered to foreign filmmakers
    The revenue from foreign film production in Thailand has doubled during the first four months of this year.
  • Glory and distinction
    During the past two decades of the Unesco Heritage Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation, 14 places in Thailand have received recognition.
  • Koh Lan welcomes back tourists
    Koh Lan in Chon Buri will reopen to visitors on June 14.
  • Come fly with me
    Among the many things that we've lost during this pandemic, the ability to get on a plane on a whim and fancy has been the biggest. If you've ever been to Suvarnabhumi International Airport in the past months to just walk around with a trolley to remind yourself what it feels like waiting for your flight (no? just me then?), then you'll know that the airport is a shadow of its former self. Even if...

Bangkokpost.com : Leisure

  • Sex and sustenance
    Why is it that a box of chocs makes such a great gift for lovers?
  • Savour the charm, Warmth and seafood of ban sakha
    There are places whose charm does not lie in any historical monument, gorgeous beach or other obvious tourist attraction, but rather in the local style and special atmosphere on offer. When rushing around in a big city, it is easy to forget that there are small towns nearby where people spend their days in the same traditional and unhurried way they did in the past.
  • One for the books
    When was the last time you went into a bookshop? You know, the place that sells those ancient things Thai people don't read, but rather use to swat flies and shield their delicate skin from the sun's harsh rays. But even if you prefer to keep your face glued to your smartphone, don't be deterred from entering fancy new venue The Bookshop, because the only reading you'll have to do here is perusing...
  • Classic confucian cuisine
    Shang Palace at Shangri-La hotel, Bangkok, is offering diners a rare opportunity to experience Qufu's famed Kong family cuisine for lunch and dinner from tomorrow until March 15. Unique in style, the cuisine of the Kong family features creative presentations of skilfully combined ingredients that express the four most important elements in the art of Chinese cooking: colour, aroma, flavour and...
  • In the mood for one more love
    Regardless of its much younger age, In The Mood For Love One, which first opened a few months ago in the middle of a serene residential soi, is a mature version of the popular two-year-old sushi bar of the same name in Sukhumvit Soi 36.

Bangkokpost.com : Entertainment

  • Sex-filled SXSW now gets app for hooking up with strangers
    Austin's annual music, film and interactive fest South by Southwest (SXSW) -- dubbed spring break for geeks -- now has a whole new way for attendees to hook up with each other, a sex app called Bang with SXSW, a spinoff of the recently launched Bang with Friends.
  • Novel interpretation of a classic
    Last last month, Opera Siam celebrated Verdi's 200th birthday by mounting the Southeast Asian premiere of Otello, considered by many to be the master's masterpiece. Aware that, in this Verdi year, he needed a new twist, artistic director Somtow Sucharitkul went to Phya Rachawangsan, a play by King Rama VI which is adapted from Shakespeare's Othello and which just happens to be having its own 100th...
  • Kaleidoscope of instrumental hues
    Listening to almost anything written by the modern French composer Henri Dutilleux it is hard to understand why his work was a specialists' preserve for so long.
  • Food for thought
    Eating is the most important activity for humans, both individually and socially. Food is not only necessary to maintain survival but also reflects society and culture.
  • Never gonna give the 80s up
    Looking at the line-up, you can predict the "Big 80s Rewind Festival" will become the concert of the year.

Bangkokpost.com : Life

  • Russell Crowe plans coastal Australian film studio
    BRISBANE (AUSTRALIA) - Hollywood actor Russell Crowe announced plans on Wednesday to build a film studio on Australia's east coast, amid a rush of movie productions Down Under.
  • Your horoscope for Jun 18-24
    Your spot-on horoscope for work, money, couples & singles from the Bangkok Post's famously accurate fortune teller. Let's see how will you fare this week & beyond!
  • Sasin offering new part-time PhD course
    The Sasin School of Management has launched the Sasin DBA (Doctor of Business Administration). This is a new, part-time doctoral programme for experienced leaders with a strong desire to become real-world researchers and reflexive practitioners.
  • The never-ending story
    Lawyers are pushing for a new clean air bill to fight ultra-fine dust that has shrouded the country for many years. The annual haze during the burning season that makes Chiang Mai the most polluted city on the planet for parts of March serves as a grim reminder of the problem.
  • Exhibition reveals longing in a new light
    Art Bakery Gallery is starting its bi-monthly VR art exhibition project with an online showcase of outstanding digital art creations by Kornsarin Pattarasopak aka ReenP, until July 9.

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