Category Archives: General/Thoughts

Silly Fools’ Toe Natapol: From Rock Star to Beef Seller

Today I would like to introduce a figure named Natapol Puthpawana, or Toe. Toe is the former lead singer of the iconic Thai rock band Silly Fools, famous in the 90’s. But he has since quit the band and shunned entertainment and fame as he practices Islam.

He is now selling beef and has a new name “Weerachon Sattaying”.

I watched the following interview with him at 4am today and it got me thinking a lot about what he says and the way he explains certain things.

SS2 EP.1 โต (อดีต) ซิลลี่ฟูลส์

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Posted by ป๋าเต็ด on Jumaat, 8 November 2019

What interests me is not his embracing of Islam, but how he is keeping his belief to himself as he adjusts himself out of the entertainment industry in a manner people around him would consider “radical”, completely ditching music, including the master recording of the unreleased songs he last made.

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Hatyai Airport Sees Decline in Tourists; May Soon Be Closed Down

The Airports of Thailand (AOT) is considering to close down two of the six airports it owns, namely Hatyai International Airport in Songkhla and Mae Fah Luang – Chiang Rai International Airport, according to The Nation. This may take place in the next five to six years.

The two airports have seen a decline in tourists in recent years. In the case of Hatyai International Airport, there has been a drop in tourist arrivals especially from neighbouring countries like Malaysia.

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