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    A real-life fairy tale

    Life, Published on 27/03/2018

    » It all began in 1871 when 17-year-old member of Austria's aristocracy Erwin Mueller decided to take up a job as a store clerk in Hamburg, Germany, instead of fulfilling his father's dream of walking an academic path and serving the country. There he met German pharmacy student Bernhard Grimm who interned at the shop's chemical section.

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    Going through changes

    Life, Usnisa Sukhsvasti, Published on 23/07/2015

    » HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn is an acknowledged scholar of China, having studied the Chinese language for over 30 years. She first visited China in 1981, a trip which resulted in her first book on China called Yam Dan Mungkorn (Travels Through The Land Of The Dragon). She has made a total of 38 trips to China, visiting all 22 provinces and five autonomous regions. She has written 13 travelogues on China, translated Chinese poetry compiled in two books, translated several novels as well as other articles on China.

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    Portrait of a middle-class lady

    Life, Anchalee Kongrut, Published on 18/04/2016

    » China has undergone a great transformation within a short period of time. An open economy, though still under control, has pushed the once-backward, poverty-ridden Communist country into an economic superpower within three decades. But wealth and progress come with complicated questions, such as that of how modernity affects individual identity, especially for women.

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    The Surgeon

    Spectrum, Nanchanok Wongsamuth, Published on 23/10/2016

    » When Charan Mahatumarat found out that he won His Majesty the King's Anandamahidol Scholarship in 1984 to study craniofacial surgery, he started learning the royal language from a book he purchased.

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    Worthy of the enlightened

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 15/11/2017

    » The royal cremation for King Bhumibol Adulyadej last month was a moment of historic importance. Nonetheless, another important task relating to the ceremony is still under way.

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    Scholar for life

    Asia focus, Nareerat Wiriyapong, Published on 16/10/2017

    » I met Prof Dr Satya Vrat Shastri on the evening of Sept 26 for an interview at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok. A day earlier, the renowned Sanskrit scholar had had lunch with Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, when he reminded his former Sanskrit student about his birthday on Sept 29.

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    Rama connection

    Asia focus, Narendra Kaushik, Published on 09/01/2017

    » The Ramayana and Ramakien have long served as reminders of the deep cultural bonds between India and Thailand. Now scholars and other experts on the two epics are looking at ways to use them in the context of cultural and historical, tourism and economic connections between the two countries.

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    Star literateur Khun Nilawan passes away at 101

    News, Published on 08/02/2017

    » Khun Nilawan Pintong, one of the country's talents in the field of literature and former editor of the legendary Satree Sarn magazine, died yesterday. She was 101.

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    A touch of Thai vehicles

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 06/10/2016

    » The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has launched "A Touch of Thai Vehicles" campaign to promote local means of transportation and communities.

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    Lifelong learner

    Asia focus, Umesh Pandey, Published on 11/01/2016

    » Thailand may have lost a lot of stature and credibility on the world stage in recent years, but one of the world's most eminent economists believes it is still a country with some impressive social achievements that even developed economies could emulate.

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