Among all the ’90s pop ditties, Torn by Australian actress-turned-singer Natalie Imbruglia has got to be one of those few iconic ones that never fails to inspire adults in their late twenties/early thirties to chant along as if their lives depended on it. Little did they know, though, that their beloved karaoke jam is actually a cover of a song by the LA alt-rock band Ednaswap. Imbruglia’s version is hands down the most popular, but it isn’t the only one that exists — the track was first recorded by Danish singer Lis Sorensen as Braendt (“Burn” in English), then by Endnaswap themselves followed by American-Norwegian singer Trine Rein.
Before launching into my column this morning, a quick apology in advance: I sent this to my editors the morning after the Bangkok Post’s well-trumpeted, not to mention raucous, celebration of its 69th birthday.
The Thaiteparos factory is located on a quiet and dusty highway in Samut Prakan, close to a crocodile farm, a school and not much else. There, in a complex of grey, block buildings, the company manufactures and distributes some of Thailand’s best-known sauces and dips, the kinds you can find in any household, grocery store or 7-Eleven. Theirs is the business of condiments — soy sauces, ketchups and vinegars, under two main brands: Golden Mountain and Sriraja Panich.
Picasso, Dali, Renoir, Degas, Monet and Manet — I have gazed in awe at all of them. Reflections of moonlight dappling across a river, mist-like tutus of nubile ballerinas, ants crawling across melting faces held up by sticks — it hardly matters whether the artist was going blind, a bit of a pervert or made elaborate jokes about vaginas with lobsters and telephones, they left behind masterpieces of amazing dexterity.
The future of Thai women's volleyball looks very promising as the Thai under-23 women's team wins the VTV Cup in Vietnam, defeating a Chinese side 3 -1 sets.
Farmers' debts have soared to almost 340 billion baht and the prime minister has ordered all related agencies to speed up efforts to help them.
C-segment saloon gets refreshed styling, new infotainment and E85 compatibility.
TOKYO — The world's second museum dedicated to Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the rest of the Peanuts gang will open in Tokyo's Roppongi shopping and entertainment district in March 2016 for two and a half years only, Sony Creative Products Inc, the iconic comic strip's exclusive agent in Japan, said.
The telecom regulator will ask the government if it can extend the July 31 registration deadline by another three months after 16.9 million people have failed to register prepaid SIM cards used in their mobile phones.
The following is the full text of a joint statement released on Friday by ministers from the 12 countries negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade initiative.
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