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    Every molecule of Marina

    Life, Published on 31/10/2018

    » Marina Abramovic, sitting in the tearoom of a Bangkok hotel, was talking animatedly about the first time she learned to cook Thai food in the early 1980s.

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    Doing right by the children

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 29/10/2018

    » Henrietta H. Fore couldn't be happier with the way Thailand has made progress in promoting and protecting children's rights in the past 70 years of its presence -- by that name -- in the Kingdom. The Unicef executive director was recently in Thailand, and the success stories of the country through years of governmental policies and support from other agencies couldn't fail to put a smile on her face: the country has almost a 100% rate of birth and healthcare registration, access to clean drinking water, sanitation and primary-school attendance.

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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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    Welcome the Year of the Dog

    Life, Published on 15/12/2017

    » Emblazoned on Phufa's Year of the Dog collection, two playful pooches are reproduced from drawings by Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn.

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    Serafimerringningen provides closure for Thais in Sweden

    News, Chaiyot Yongcharoenchai, Published on 29/10/2017

    » Attended by thousands of people, the Serafimerringningen ceremony provided closure for the many Thais living in Sweden and surrounding areas who were unable to attend the grand royal cremation in Bangkok on Thursday.

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    Common threads

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 21/09/2017

    » The silk woven cloth village of Ban Sanuan Nok plants the most mulberry trees in Huai Rat district, Buri Ram. The fresh leaves are the food of silkworms and of the people who use them to enhance their cuisine, and a few of the leaves are even bigger than the size of an adult's hand.

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    A model community

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 17/08/2017

    » Somjit Bunraknang, 67, weaves a shrimp by using dry palm leaves. She sits inside a gazebo of her neighbour's house in Ban Ram Daeng in Singha Nakhon district in Songkhla. Despite her impaired right eye, she can skilfully fold the leaves to make fish, grasshoppers, birds, pencil containers and baskets.

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    Weaving ties and traditions

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 04/04/2017

    » Wongduean Udomdechawet smiles when she talks about the craft of creating the tie-dyed silk woven cloth, known as mudmee.

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    Right man for the job

    Life, Arusa Pisuthipan, Published on 01/08/2016

    » From a farang-looking showbiz sweetheart who starred in a soap opera, television commercials and music videos 17 years back, today Christopher Benjakul is selling bread.

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    Not just a pretty face

    Life, Kanokporn Chanasongkram, Published on 27/02/2015

    » Over the past five years, Nadech Kugimiya has starred in only six soap operas and one movie, Khu Kam, but that's enough to make the Austrian-Thai (with a Japanese name) one of the hottest heartthrobs in the industry today.

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