Sat, 16 Feb 2019 01:00
There’s treasure in Asean diversity
With Thailand in the lead role this year, the regional bloc seeks to profit from showing the world a unified tapestry of multiple cultures
Sun, 30 Dec 2018 15:11
Jokowi says people should live peacefully in diverse world
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has said Indonesia’s diversity, which includes different ethnic groups, religions, cultures, customs and traditions and local languages, should not become a source of dissension but of the country’s power.
Sat, 09 Jun 2018 09:11
Celebrity chef, author, TV food show host Anthony Bourdain dead at 61
Anthony Bourdain, the affable American celebrity chef and author who shared his voracious curiosity for the world's food and cultures with millions through his popular television shows, has died at the age of 61.
Thu, 05 Apr 2018 01:00
SookSiam: a melting pot of regional products and cultures
SIAM PIWAT, the developer of ICONSIAM retail complex, yesterday introduced ‘SookSiam’, a Bt700-million retail magnet gathering community products, cultures and wisdoms, from all regions in Thailand to be displayed and traded in one place.
Sat, 24 Feb 2018 01:00
World ambassadors get taste of northern Thai culture
CULTURE Minister Vira Rojpojchanarat is all set to host nearly 40 ambassadors and their spouses from 20 countries, as they explore the northern cultures of Thailand and Myanmar, with the aim of strengthening and extending cultural cooperation between Thailand and Asean countries.
Wed, 07 Feb 2018 06:00
Touring exhibition depicts troubled lives of refugees in various cultures
POWERFUL photography depicting Syrian, Rohingya, Bangladesh, Kurdish and Cambodian refugees crossing borders and living in camps were on display yesterday at the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre, reflecting the severe worldwide refugee crisis.
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 01:00
The three-year physical theatre collaboration project between South Korea and Thailand concludes this week at BACC
Sun, 10 Sep 2017 13:00
Luck for the ears and the neck
French luxury jewellery brand Qeelin recently launched its four collections in Thailand featuring a contemporary design inspired by Chinese arts and cultures.
Mon, 07 Aug 2017 09:12
Profit from peace
China's billionaires and successful entrepreneurs are embracing tai chi, a homegrown gentle exercise or martial art characterized by rhythmic circular movements, to boost not just personal well-being but company profits, launch new products and services, and transform corporate cultures.
Wed, 12 Jul 2017 01:00
Eating your way around the world
Many food festivals illuminate cultures by celebrating a special ingredient of dish. Here's our guide to the best
Fri, 07 Jul 2017 13:00
The many cultures of Khao Phansa
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is inviting tourists and locals to observe the colourful festival of Khao Phansa, marking the start of Buddhist Lent, which this year is being celebrated on Sunday (July 9).
Sun, 18 Jun 2017 01:00
Tales of two cultures
The new Austrian Embassy in Bangkok gives a whole new meaning to sustainable architecture
Sun, 07 May 2017 11:52
Leading soprano brings new life to lost Meyerbeer
In the first half of the 19th century, Giacomo Meyerbeer was perhaps the world's most successful opera composer, pioneering on-stage theatrics as he worked comfortably across European cultures.
Mon, 06 Mar 2017 14:30
Cooling off with a cuppa
Hotels and tearooms in Bangkok's Ratchaprasong area are once again celebrating the arrival of summer for a medley of fascinating tea cultures on the annual “High Tea Jubilee @ Ratchaprasong” running from now until the end of April.
Mon, 19 Dec 2016 01:00
A contemporary Thai theatre actress and her traditional Chinese counterpart reflect on their first collaboration with “One Table, Two Chairs”