• Fri, 17 Aug 2018 01:00
    Rocker on the run
    A documentary coming out next month follows the marathon run led by Athiwara ‘Toon Bodyslam’ Khongmalai to raise funds for Thailand’s public hospitals
    movie & TV
  • Thu, 22 Feb 2018 12:39
    Schoolboy ‘lost’ Toon Bodyslam, gets his Bt1.2m shoes
    The Surat Thani schoolboy who made headlines during Artiwara “Toon Bodyslam” Kongmalai’s dramatic cross-country charity run will soon be able to try on the rock star-hero’s shoes.
    national
  • Wed, 31 Jan 2018 18:29
    Toon’s charity funds distributed to hospitals
    The Phramongkutklao Hospital will be the biggest recipient of funds raised from the epic charity run by Artiwara Kongmalai, better known as Toon Bodyslam.
    national
  • Sat, 30 Dec 2017 01:00
    Toon Bodyslam and his (non-)political lesson
    Rock star shows pure hearts can get things done 
    opinion
  • Fri, 29 Dec 2017 07:00
    Toon, Prayut faces adorn holiday cakes
    As make their food choices for this festive season, cakes featuring the faces of Toon Bodyslam or Artiwara Kongmalai and Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha are selling like hotcakes in Uttaradit.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 29 Dec 2017 01:00
    A humble hero
    Epic run for noble cause propels ‘Toon’ to nationwide acclaim.
    national
  • Thu, 28 Dec 2017 18:46
    Toon heading to Bangkok … in a van
    Singer-turned national hero Artiwara Kongmalai, better known as Toon Bodyslam, and his famous girlfriend Rachwin Wongviriya left Chiang Rai province for Bangkok on Thursday in a van.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 27 Dec 2017 12:57
    Toon to recuperate in North after charity run
    Artiwara Kongmalai, better known as Toon Bodyslam, will spend a few more days in the North due to injuries sustained during his 55-day-long charity run.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 27 Dec 2017 01:00
    Toon Bodyslam is my 2017 Person of the Year
    The front pages of Thai newspapers are a nightmare in layout terms – but a dream for people who only have time to read headlines. Besides cramming in a dozen domestic and overseas reports, the “faces” of the dailies have another thing in common – they are splashed with negativity. The only relief from gore and gloom comes when a Thai athlete or beauty queen captures an international crown.
    opinion
  • Tue, 26 Dec 2017 01:00
    ‘Toon’ beats his target while transforming his own standing in society
    THAILAND’S national hero Artiwara Kongmalai, better known as Toon Bodyslam, has completed his epic mission to raise funds for state hospitals via a run from the country’s southernmost corner to its northernmost tip. It is a job well done, exceeding targets in many aspects.
    national
  • Sat, 16 Dec 2017 01:00
    Prayut got a photo with Toon – and missed a billion-baht opportunity 
    Toon Bodyslam has become a national hero and is well on the way to raising more than a billion baht for hospitals, far exceeding his original target of Bt700,000.
    your say
  • Sun, 03 Dec 2017 13:07
    ‘Toon’ campaign reaches Bangkok
    Singer-turned-running-hero Artiwara Kongmalai, better known as Toon Bodyslam, has now reached Bangkok.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 22 Nov 2017 01:00
    Toon is using humility to lead the way
    I’m feeling awkward now. I don’t want all this praise since I’m not doing this to be admired. I’m not as good as people are saying. I’m just a normal guy, like you.” – Athiwara Kongmalai (Toon Bodyslam)
    opinion
  • Tue, 21 Nov 2017 01:00
    We should be asking the same question as Toon 
    Just before shutting down my computer for an early night, Toon Bodyslam’s epic charity run flitted through my mind.
    your say
  • Sat, 11 Nov 2017 01:00
    Toon Bodyslam must think of his own health, too
    Heroic effort has brought Kingdom together for cause we can all believe in, but surge of emotion carries real physical dangers 
    opinion
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