THE GOOD INTERPRETERD
rama students have read her books. Actors and acting coaches Saranyoo Wongkrachang and Onchuma Yuthawong among them - have either studied with her or started their career in her stage productions. Now we have a chance, a rare one indeed, to watch Sodsai Pantoomkomols new production Lam Di, which means The Good Interpreter. Its her first in six years.
Candles, not candies!
At Chatuchak Market, Ruen Niram itr lights theevenings with clever ca ndles that look like foodT
he thong yod eggdrops and the fried mackerel namprik platoo certainly look good enough to eat, but you dont want to be eating the things they sell at Ruen Nimitr. They might look like food, but theyre candles and resin-clay models. Warissanan Thanaittikunakorn, who was famous 20 years ago as TV actress Roongnapa Chitchanok, owns this candle bakery in the Chatuchak Weekend Market.
Keep that sushi coming!
Nippon Kai Deluxe proves its appeal with a third branch joining its Paragon and Emporium sistersT
he major renovation that Nippon Kai Deluxe at the Emporium has just undergone and the opening of a third outlet on Sukhumvit Soi 33 should be ample proof that Bangkok has room for more Japanese restaurants. It may also indicate that Japanese cuisine is so popular here that its recession-proof.
Heaven For Comic Buffs
comics lovers stil prefer visiting offline bookstores to browse popular titles and pick up their favourite seriesK
oreas comic industry has steadily grown in recent years. But the growth largely comes from he internet where online cartoonists churn out timely comics on major portal sites. Nonetheless, comics lovers still love visiting offline bookstores to browse popular titles and pick up their favourite series. The only problem is that big booksellers are not devoting much space to comics under the assumption that comics titles are mainly for minors.
he guide book on Nantou county in central Taiwan is a photo essay in itselfthere are mountain ranges that go on forever, blossoms that paint grey pavements pink, and buildings that boast architectural beauty from hundreds of years back. Anyone would feel like going there on an impulse just by looking at the pictures, if only to sniff the fresh air and be close to nature. Sure enough, all of that, and more, can be savoured once you step off the train after a two-hour ride from Taipei.