Thailand: The Loss Resort

The staff at Thailand’s Chiva-Som spa will help you shed weight and follow a healthier lifestyle BY Graham Boynton I am pouring with sweat. Beside me is a Swedish woman in her late 20s who appears to be perfectly toned and a middle-aged Australian woman who is seemingly in very good shape too. Unlike me. Our personal trainer

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Amid Repression, Art Scene in Thailand’s Capital Blooms

By Amy Sawitta Lefevre BANGKOK, March 8 – On a wall in a northern suburb of Bangkok “Asin Acid” puts the finishing touches to a spray-painted picture of a colourful giant chicken holding a broken loudspeaker. “The loudspeaker represents the media. The media is trying to say something but is being interrupted,” said Asin, who

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Hackers Bring Down Thai Websites Over British Murders Verdict

By Amy Sawitta Lefevre BANGKOK, Jan 13 – International hacking movement Anonymous said it attacked hundreds of Thai government websites on Wednesday over death sentences handed down to two migrant workers for the murder of two British tourists. A court sentenced Myanmar migrant workers Zaw Lin and Win Zaw Htun, both 22, to death on

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