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Chalinee Thirasupa

Green-thumbed Thai cabbies turn taxis into gardens amid COVID-19 crunch

Sep 22 2021

BANGKOK With demand for taxis drying up in Thailand and thousands of drivers leaving town, one Bangkok cab company has turned its vehicles into mini vegetable gardens, hoping to take the edge off the coronavirus crunch. | Video

Taxi for hire! Bangkok cabbie hopes to capitalise on his COVID-19 shot

Jun 06 2021

BANGKOK After losing countless fares during the pandemic, Thai taxi driver Sombat Subin has sought to reassure nervous clients by letting them know in three languages on the sign above his cab that he has been vaccinated against COVID-19.

Thai artist tackles taboos with 'lese majeste' exhibition

Feb 17 2021

BANGKOK A Thai political street artist who goes by the name "Headache Stencil" is exhibiting some of his riskiest work yet, with a collection of paintings that touch on a strict law that has seen dozens of people imprisoned for insulting the monarchy.

Thai 'Drag Race' star marches for democracy and equality

Nov 05 2020

BANGKOK With flawless makeup and costume that blends cabaret with catwalk and rainbow pride with royal court pageantry, Aunchalee Pokinwuttipob symbolises how Thailand's protests are about much more than calls for a change of government. | Video

WIDER IMAGE-Thai "Drag Race" star marches for democracy and equality

Nov 05 2020

BANGKOK, Nov 6 With flawless makeup and costume that blends cabaret with catwalk and rainbow pride with royal court pageantry, Aunchalee Pokinwuttipob symbolises how Thailand's protests are about much more than calls for a change of government.

Thai Airways opens diner for customers craving in-flights meals

Sep 03 2020

BANGKOK More than 100 diners craving in-flight meals after months of travel restrictions flocked to Thai Airways International Pcl's offices on Thursday to try a new pop-up restaurant and get a reminder of the forgotten flavors of on-board dining.

The revolution will be stencilised: 'Thailand's Banksy' won't back down

Aug 01 2020

BANGKOK The Thai political street artist who goes by the name "Headache Stencil" prefers to keep his true identity anonymous, but he is pretty sure that authorities know where to find him.

Boxing: Olympic dream uncertain for Thai boxer after virus knocks out plans

Apr 29 2020

BANGKOK Five days a week for four hours a day, Thai boxer Chatchai-decha Butdee continues to train as best he can for the Tokyo Olympics, now postponed until at least 2021 because of the new coronavirus pandemic.

Boxing-Olympic dream uncertain for Thai boxer after virus knocks out plans

Apr 29 2020

BANGKOK, April 29 Five days a week for four hours a day, Thai boxer Chatchai-decha Butdee continues to train as best he can for the Tokyo Olympics, now postponed until at least 2021 because of the new coronavirus pandemic.

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