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2,600 monks raise alms for embattled brethren

2,600 monks raise alms for embattled brethren

Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

Thousands of Buddhists turned out to give alms to 2,600 monks on a mission to help temples in Thailand’s troubled south during a huge merit-making event in front of Pattaya City Hall Nov. 15. Rice, dried food and necessities were donated to support a nationwide drive by a million monks to provide relief to 323 embattled Buddhist temples in Songkla, Narathiwat, Yala and Pattani provinces.

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FPO projects 4 per cent GDP growth next year

Friday, Nov. 21, 2014 By MCOT

FPO projects 4 per cent GDP growth next year

BANGKOK, Nov 20 -- Thailand's Fiscal Policy Office (FPO) projects that the Thai economy will expand by 4 per cent... Read more

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PILC plans out this year’s Christmas Bazaar

Friday, Nov. 21, 2014 By Paul Strachan

PILC plans out this year’s Christmas Bazaar

Pattaya International Ladies Club President Helle Rantsen teamed up with PILC members Nancy Aly-Hegazy, Raegan Barnes, Joyce Aldridge and Sue... Read more

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Chiang Mai, northern region, hit by cold spell

Friday, Nov. 21, 2014 By MCOT

Chiang Mai, northern region, hit by cold spell

CHIANG MAI, Nov 20 -- Residents of Fang district in Thailand's northern Chiang Mai province have been besieged by winter... Read more

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Life at 33 1/3: The avenger of the nerds

Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

Life at 33 1/3: The avenger of the nerds

Elvis Costello, My Aim Is True (Stiff) A debut album that no one saw coming.  It burst through the heavy thunder... Read more

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Dining Out

International and Seafood BBQ at the Montien

International and Seafood BBQ at the Montien

The Montien’s International and Seafood BBQ is on again, and I have to admit that I was very pleased when... Read more

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Heart to Heart with Hillary

Lookers and hookers

Dear Hillary, See so much in your column about the women in Thailand being able to milk some poor saps dry... Read more

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