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In the News: Digitising Newspapers

Jul
05

A recent edition of Matichon Online has a story about digitising old newspapers including จีนโนสยามวารศัพท์ (Chino Siamese Daily News), กรุงเทพเดลิเมล์ (Bangkok/Krungthep Daily), หนังสือพิมพ์ไทย (Thai Newspaper) and The Bangkok Times. (more…)

Quinine for Sale

May
19

The February 1845 edition of the Bangkok Recorder contained a first for Siam: the country’s first newspaper classified advertisement.

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The Importance of Maintaining the Culture of the Nation

Mar
07

ความสำคัญในการบำรุงวัฒนธรรมของชาติ (“The Importance of Maintaining the Culture of the Nation”) was published by the Department for Publicity in 1941 under the government of Field Marshal Plaek Phibunsongkhram (1897 – 1964).  (more…)