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Film-going could ‘become extinct’ warns director

By BBC staff WONDER WOMAN director Patty Jenkins has said that movie-going is facing a real threat of extinction. Her new superhero movie has been delayed three times during the coronavirus pandemic. She is among dozens of top Hollywood directors appealing to the US government to provide a financial lifeline to cinemas. Ms Jenkins’s warning

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Siam Piwat goes green by launching Ecotopia

  ADAPTING to the reality of new normal triggered the Covid-19 pandemic is Siam Piwat Company which has just launched Ecotopia on the third floor of Siam Discovery – The  Exploratorium and claims it is the first and the biggest eco-lifestyle destination in Asia. This new addition followed the realization that coronavirus has heightened awareness

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Head of Phaya Naga found near cave

By Peeranut P., Sanook.com THE EXCITING discovery of the Naga Cave at Phu Lanka National Park in Bueng Kan province with stones in them that look very much like the body of Phaya Naga, a semi-divine serpent-like creature, has now become even more thrilling with the discovery of its head, Sanook.com reported today (July 13,

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Tourists stuck in 5km tailback on Koh Chang

TOURISTS who drove to eastern Trat province and then took a ferry to cross over to beautiful Koh Chang island over the weekend found themselves stuck in a five-kilometre-long tailback today (July 5) on their return journey, Naewna newspaper reported. A lot of tourists checked out of their hotels bright and early and headed to

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Fishermen free three giant whale sharks

By Peeranut P., Sanook.com A FISHERMAN and his crew from Satun province safely released three huge whale sharks that had got entangled in their fishing nets after which they quickly swam off into the open sea, Sanook.com reported yesterday (June 30). Mr Navin Manakitsomboon or Tai Ball, 37, steersman of Por Chok Praphon 1 trawler

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Pattaya beach booze ban still in place

By Thai Newsroom Reporters NO PEOPLE ARE AS YET allowed to drink alcoholic beverages on the beaches of Pattaya under anti-pandemic measures, confirmed a city official today (June 22.2020). Noppradol Viravat, deputy chief of Pattaya City’s Cleanliness and Orderliness Department, confirmed no tourists or local villagers are currently allowed to drink on the beaches of

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Much-loved planetarium reopening tomorrow

By Peeranut P., Sanook.com GOOD news for children and astronomy buffs, the Bangkok Science Museum and Planetarium is reopening tomorrow (June 20) after being shut for a long spell due to the coronavirus outbreak, Sanook.com reported. However the reopening will be under the New Normal structure with there being strict measures in place to prevent

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