Mon, 04 Mar 2019 01:00
Hot for Hitler: Decoding SE Asia’s obsession with Nazi iconography
Thai teen idol Namsai feared being booted from her band after a photo of her wearing a T-shirt with a Nazi swastika went viral, but without the uproar she says she would have remained ignorant about the offensive implications of her fashion choices.
Fri, 01 Mar 2019 14:30
JD Central launches “Joy of Giving” campaign for breast and cervical cancer patients
The public is invited to participate in “Joy of Giving” charitable campaign organised by JD Central by buying three limited edition t-shirts designed by three famous artists; Kantapon ‘Gong’ Metheekul, Anothai ‘Nae’ Niruttimetee and Wattanasak ‘Thong’ Chirathivat.
Thu, 31 Jan 2019 01:00
Education is our best defence against revival of Nazism
As the representative of a country that suffered terribly during World War II, but also as an average citizen, I cannot ignore the recent incident in which a popular Thai singer wore a T-shirt with the Nazi swastika.
Wed, 30 Jan 2019 01:00
Swastika gaffe shows why our country badly needs education reform
The incident in which a member of an all-girl pop band shamed our country yet again by wearing a T-shirt displaying the Nazi swastika shows that the majority of our country’s youth is still ignorant of world history. It also shows our government has been dragging its feet for too long on education reform.
Tue, 29 Jan 2019 01:00
Israel a state of hypocrites, blind to its own prison camps
With growing amazement I read the statement made by the deputy Israeli ambassador to Thailand concerning a more than 75-year-old Nazi symbol that some stupid pop-band singer in Thailand was, in all her young ignorance, wearing on a T-shirt during a performance.
Mon, 28 Jan 2019 01:00
Israel, Germany upset by BNK48 singer’s swastika shirt
AT LEAST TWO foreign envoys in Thailand have openly expressed dismay after a member of the popular all-girl singing group BNK48 sported a T-shirt bearing a Nazi swastika.
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 17:08
Prestigious school stands firm on casual clothes experiment
Bangkok Christian College students again wore jeans and T-shirts to classes on Tuesday as the country’s first private boys school persisted in allowing casual clothing once a week.
Tue, 23 Oct 2018 09:25
Design Pokemon, win a prize
Uniqlo is inviting entries for the latest edition of its UT Grand Prix T-shirt design contest. Now in its 13th edition, the competition will celebrate Pokemon, whose game series debuted two decades ago.
Thu, 13 Sep 2018 01:00
Junta exacerbating seriousness of T-shirt case
So-called secessionist movement just a handful of ‘powerless’ people, say critics.
Wed, 12 Sep 2018 01:00
Junta never tires of tough-guy games
National security is ‘under threat’ yet again and a single mum with T-shirts gets separated from her kids
Mon, 10 Sep 2018 01:00
Black T-shirt detainee gets to see her sons
THE TWO young sons of a woman arrested for distributing T-shirts the authorities deemed “politically offensive” were allowed to see her yesterday for the first time since she was placed in detention at a military camp four days ago.
Sun, 26 Aug 2018 13:55
Woman walking in bikini bottom in Kota Kinabalu sparks 'hot' discussion
KOTA KINABALU: A picture of a woman walking in just her bikini bottom and a long-sleeved pink T-shirt close to the Asia City complex in Kota Kinabalu (KK) has set tongues wagging.
Wed, 06 Jun 2018 10:16
Korat farmer strangled by rice milling machine
A rice farmer was strangled when his T-shirt got caught in the shaft of a rice-milling machine in Nakhon Ratchasima’s Bua Yai district on Tuesday evening.
Tue, 15 May 2018 14:53
Chinese tourists spark ire in Vietnam with controversial shirts
A photo of Chinese tourists wearing T-shirts depicting Beijing's claims to the disputed South China Sea has sparked online anger in Vietnam, prompting calls for the visitors to be deported.
Fri, 06 Apr 2018 01:00
The colours of summer
Uniqlo goes wild for prints this summer, joining up with Finnish brand Marimekko and Japanese artist Takashi Murakami for a line in Doraemon UT t-shirts.