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Training Ground's new location on Rama 4 Road

Training Ground is one of the biggest gyms in Asia. 

The Jam Factory's Duangrit Bunnag now has big, big plans for the city side of the river. Scheduled to open in April.


With the Mar 8 deadline looming, here's some good news. 

Dhammananda Bhikkhuni

Ordained in Sri Lanka in 2003, Chatsumarn Kabilsingh, 73, is Thailand’s first fully-ordained Theravada bhikkhuni (female monastic). Known as Dhammananda Bhikkhuni, she made headlines last year when she was barred from going inside the Grand Palace to pay tribute to the late King Bhumibol because the Thai Sangharaja Council of Elders does not recognize female monks. As Women’s Day (Mar 8) approaches, we chat to this progressive force in Thai Buddhism, who is head of the all-woman Songdhammakalyani Monastery in Nakhon Pathom, as she gears up to receive the Women’s Human Rights Defenders Honorary Certificate from the National Human Rights Commission of Thailand.

Stranger Things

Could top TV series be beamed straight to your smartphone? Stranger things have happened. 

Chula 100 Project

Chulalongkorn University opens a new public park this month as part of its 100th anniversary celebrations, marking the start of big changes for the Samyan neighborhood.