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(From Thai Press Reports)
Section: General News - A sign showing the first masthead of the Bangkok Post marks the paper's offices at Mansion 4 on Rajdamnoen avenue during the late-1960s, the Bangkok Post reports.
Smiling in the foreground is Kae, or Liang Haw, who served as a delivery boy in the morning and doubled as a messenger in the afternoon.
Sixty years ago a handful of Thais and an American, armed with blind faith and determination, launched a new English-language newspaper despite a lack of funds. Five hundred copies of the four-page paper were printed on an old Japanese press from a two-storey house on Krung Kasem road. The Bangkok Post was …