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Positive/Negative: Divisive Reactions to Refn's 'Only God Forgives'
This past Wednesday morning at 8:30AM, Nicolas Winding Refn's ninth feature film, Only God Forgives , premiered inside the Grand Lumiere at the Cannes Film Festival to a crowd of critics and press from all over the world.
Wed May 22, 2013
Film School Rejects
Cannes 2013 Review: 'Only God Forgives' Is a Crushing Disappointment
Arguably the most anticipated film of this year's Cannes Film Festival is one that on the face of it, though In Competition, has little chance of scooping the Palme D'Or by virtue of subject matter alone.
Hotel News Resource
Hotel Industry in the Asia Pacific Region Reports Negative Results For April 2013
In April, the Asia/Pacific region's occupancy ended the month with a 0.5-percent decrease to 68.6 percent, its average daily rate dropped 2.3 percent to US$127.20 and its revenue per available room was down 2.8 percent to US$87.22. Hotels in the Asia/Pacific region experienced decreases in the three key performance metrics in April 2013 when ... (more)
Mon May 20, 2013
Thai Q1 growth falls below expectations
Thailand's government lowered its full-year growth forecast after the economy expanded less than analysts estimated last quarter, boosting the case for the central bank to cut interest rates.
Sun May 19, 2013
Christopher Moore may be the most popular Canadian novelist you have never heard of
Crime novelist Christopher Moore is a well-established and popular writer of dozens of books depicting Southeast Asia's vibrant underworld.
Fri May 17, 2013
Thailand Expects Upsurge of Mass Market 3G; Fiercer Competition...
Bangkok, Thailand , May 14, 2013 - The launch of new 3G data plans by all three Thai mobile operators will introduce broad changes to the competitive dynamics among mobile operators, particularly in how they deal with the mass market segment.
Thu May 16, 2013
Thai ghost film remake appeals with funny twist
In this photo taken Friday, May 10, 2013, Banjong Pisanthanakun, the director of the movie "Pee Mak Phra Khanong," poses with a cutout of a scene from his film during an interview in Bangkok, Thailand.
Wed May 15, 2013
Thailand: English Teachers required in Bangkok, Thailand for May 2013
ITALY Successful and well known language school is situated between Milan and Turin, opened in 1972 is now for sale due to retirement.
The Charlotte Observer
Thailand limits shackles to improve inmate rights
BANGKOK Thailand has limited the use of shackles on more than 500 prisoners who committed serious crimes in a move to conform to international human rights standards.
Tue May 14, 2013
Blue Mountains Gazette
Monique makes her mark in martial arts
Great competitor: Monique Sciberras, 12, at her Bullaburra home wearing the silver medal she won at the junior girls division of the Muay Thai World Championships held in Bangkok last month.
Boutique Hotel Management Asia (BHMAsia) Presents at the 5th Asia Pacific Hotel Investment Conference
The conference brings together professional speakers from the hospitality industry and leading international tourism related businesses.
Mon May 13, 2013
Or Tor Kor: best fresh market in Bangkok, Thailand and perfect for foodies
Recently, CNNGO named Bangkok 's Or Tor Kor the world's fourth best fresh market .A fact I already knew as it's five minutes from my house.
The Free Press, Independent News Media
Sex workers' art portrays violence, oral sex and Islamic repression
BANGKOK, Thailand -- Southeast Asian sex workers, supported by the United Nations, exhibited their paintings, photographs and multimedia depicting violence, oral sex, repression under Islamic sharia law and other personal experiences.
Food Processing Manufacturer Urschel Thailand Moves to Bigger Offices
Established in 2004, Urschel Thailand is a direct office situated in Bangkok. It recently moved in order to accommodate growing business and is now located in a strategically placed, newly constructed and larger facility.
Sun May 12, 2013
Customer Interaction Solutions
Software Park eyes global gateway status [Bangkok Post, Thailand]
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) May 13--Software Park Thailand hopes to be a "global software gateway" for local software firms, thereby generating annual revenue of 3 billion baht by 2016.
Fri May 10, 2013
Calling editors, publishers: How to manage online comments
The World Editors Forum is calling on editors and publishers worldwide to contribute to a new report on how best to manage online comments, including hate speech and potentially libellous statements, with the best practices to be presented at the World Editors Forum annual conference in Bangkok in June.
Thu May 09, 2013
Nigerian charged for smuggling 'shabu'
The Bureau of Customs filed a criminal complaint against a Nigerian national for alleged smuggling of methamphetamine hydrochloride, also known as "shabu," at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport .
Wed May 08, 2013
Thai Red Shirt protests, seeking removal of charter court judges
Red Shirt protesters and like-minded people gather outside the Parliament House in Bangkok, Thailand, May 8, 2013.
Asia News Network
VIENTIANE: Laos, Thailand reach agreement on border demarcation project
Laos and Thailand have reached an agreement on the agenda for a meeting to discuss border demarcation between the two countries, which has been broken off for many years.