Fri, 19 Apr 2019 13:55
Our lives on stage
The world-premiere of the musical “The Workshop, A Dress Rehearsal for Life!”, written by life coach Dr Cherie Carter-Scott and based on the numerous coaching-workshops she has conducted in more than 30 countries of the world and over a four-decade career, will be staged at the Thailand Cultural Centre’s small hall on May 18-19, and May 29 to June 1.
Mon, 15 Apr 2019 01:00
Ericsson and UNESCO launch new global AI skill development initiative for youth
Telecoms equipment maker Ericsson and Unesco (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) have formed a new partnership to educate and empower the next generation, with the partners to develop a new digital skill learning programme that has specific emphasis on scaling up artificial intelligence (AI) skill development for young people.
Sun, 14 Apr 2019 02:12
Nationwide Songkran celebrations move into high gear
Cultural activities and water fights marked the start of the Songkran festival, as tourists and local residents began celebrations for the Thai New Year.
Mon, 15 Apr 2019 10:35
Representing whom or what?
A Taiwanese-Thai contemporary dance collaboration questions cultural exchange
Tue, 09 Apr 2019 01:00
Authorities defend raid on foundation accused of producing marijuana medicines
THE OFFICE OF Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) yesterday defended the police action against noted agriculturalist Decha Siriphat and his colleague for allegedly illegally possessing marijuana, saying they would have faced negligence of duty charges if they failed to take legal action.
Mon, 08 Apr 2019 01:00
Anutin joins activist Decha’s fight over cannabis
BHUMJAI THAI party leader Anutin Charnvirakul yesterday posted on his Facebook Page that he would post a bail for noted agriculturalist Decha Siriphat and his colleague, who were last week charged with illegally possessing marijuana.
Mon, 01 Apr 2019 01:00
12% jump in Thai-China trade eyed
Commerce Ministry pushes agricultural
exports from Thai SMEs via competition
Fri, 29 Mar 2019 01:00
Partying, Japanese style
Setsuzoku - a cultural party born in Tokyo – is making its way to Bangkok’s underground scene with “Setsuzoku 2019 in Thailand” taking place at Studio Lam on Sukhumvit 51 tonight from 8pm to 2am.
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 01:00
Parties rolling out the goodies
A MINIMUM income guarantee scheme, restructuring of the tax system, increase in minimum wage, price guarantee for agricultural products and boost for industry were some of the many promises that major political parties outlined as part of their election manifestos on the economy at a seminar.
Mon, 18 Mar 2019 16:40
Let’s all speak French
The French language is under the spotlight this month as Alliance Francaise Bangkok plays host to the culturally diverse “Month of the Francophonie” with film screenings, concerts, live performing arts, exhibitions and playful activities.
Thu, 14 Mar 2019 20:00
Epic scenes feature in animated film, free screenings around country
Ramayana murals in the Emerald Temple are brought to life in the new animated film “Rama Avatar”, which premiered on Thursday at Bangkok’s Siam Paragon.
Tue, 12 Mar 2019 22:13
‘Malila’ a five-time winner at film awards but ‘Samui Song’ draws a blank
“Malila” (“The Farewell Flower”) is the big winner at the 15th Kom Chad Luek awards, winning in five of its seven film categories while the most-nominated film, “Samui Song”, missed out entirely. The awards were announced at the Thailand Cultural Centre on Tuesday.
Wed, 13 Mar 2019 01:00
Major parties outline vision on farm issues
FOUR KEY and emerging parties, including Pheu Thai, Democrat and Future Forward, yesterday revealed their vision and policies to solve longstanding farm and land issues following requests from agricultural groups.
Wed, 13 Mar 2019 01:00
Cabinet okays bid for southern dance Nora on Unesco heritage list
Nora, a southern traditional dance, has been given the nod to seek a place on Unesco’s Intangible Cultural Heritage representatives list.
Tue, 12 Mar 2019 18:19
Cabinet nod for ‘Nora’ dance drama’s nomination for UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage list
The Cabinet on Tuesday approved Nora, the southern Thai dance drama, being nominated for inclusion in UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage representatives list, government assistant spokesman Colonel Athisit Chaiyanuwat announced at Government House.