• Mon, 18 Jun 2018 15:00
    Going to “Extremes”
    Thai rockers Bodyslam have long been fans of American rockers Mr Big and Extreme, so much so that Bodyslam’s frontman Artiwara “Toon” Kongmalai, guitarist Thanachai “Yod” Tantrakul, bassist Tanadol “Pid” Changsawek, drummer Suchatti “Chad” Janed and keyboardist Ohm Plengkhum, were very much in evidence when the former played in Bangkok.
    music
  • 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
  • Tue, 30 Jan 2018 01:00
    Hospitals to ‘soon’ learn their share of Toon charity-run proceeds
    The 11 public hospitals to receive donations from rock star Artiwara “Toon” Kongmalai’s cross-country charity run have been invited to meet to discuss their share of the fundraising proceeds, said Maj-General Nimit Samothan, president of Phramongkutklao Hospital Foundation.
    national
  • Mon, 08 Jan 2018 01:00
    Hospitals stay loyal to Toon’s wishes to buy new equipment
    DONATIONS RAISED by rock star Artiwara “Toon” Kongmalai will be spent on purchasing new medical equipment as per the original intention of the charity, directors of 11 public hospitals said, rejecting ideas to spend for other purposes.
    national
  • Mon, 01 Jan 2018 15:22
    Toon back on stage at ‘Mega Countdown 2018’ concert
    National hero and rock star Artiwara “Toon” Kongmalai returned to the stage on Sunday for the first time since his epic cross-country charity run, performing at the New Year Eve’s countdown concert at Mega Bangna.
    Breaking News
  • 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
  • Thu, 28 Dec 2017 01:00
    The shadow on Toon’s glory
    A cloud followed Artiwara across the country, glimpsed in displays of opportunism and hypocrisy
    opinion
  • 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
  • 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
  • Mon, 25 Dec 2017 19:27
    Toon completes epic journey
    Rock star Artiwara “Toon” Kongmalai of the band Bodyslam reached the finish line of his 55-day charity run at 6.20pm on Monday.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 25 Dec 2017 14:25
    Saying thanks in song
    Yuenyong “Ad” Ophakul, frontman of legendary songs-for-life band Carabao, pays home to his nephew, rock star Artiwara “Toon” Kongmalai of Bodyslam with the new song “Kongmalai”.
    music
  • Mon, 25 Dec 2017 12:15
    Toon’s destination in sight for Monday night
    Rock star turned national hero Artiwara “Toon” Kongmalai will reach his destination at the northernmost tip of Thailand on Monday evening.
    Breaking News
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