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    Finland's world-beating education systemoffers lessons for Thailand

    Life, Pimrapee Thungkasemvathana, Published on 28/10/2014

    » Besides Marimekko, Nokia, Moomin, saunas and summers without darkness, Finland is also known for its excellence in education. In 1968, the northern European country went through a major educational reform. In the following decades, Finnish students consistently achieved the highest, or near highest, average results in the Programme for International Student Assessment (Pisa).

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    Experts urge fast-track of HIV vaccine

    AFP, Published on 29/08/2013

    » Health experts on Thursday called for trials of an HIV vaccine under development in Thailand to be hastened following recent setbacks in other efforts to end the Aids epidemic.

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    Coriander: Best Supporting Actor

    Brunch, Suthon Sukphisit, Published on 14/01/2018

    » We usually see coriander on khao man gai (Hainanese-style chicken with rice), pad woonsen (stir-fried glass noodles with vegetables), fried rice, omelette with ground pork, or clear soup with ground pork-stuffed bitter melons.

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    Worthy of a name

    Brunch, Normita Thongtham, Published on 04/12/2016

    » Piya Chalermglin, PhD, intrepid plant explorer and extraordinary researcher at the Thailand Institute of Scientific and Technological Research, recently retired. He spent 20 years of his career surveying the country's plant genetic resources, particularly Magnoliales, which includes the custard apple family Annonaceae and the magnolia family Magnoliaceae. In the process, he earned the distinction of having discovered 17 species new to science, joining the likes of famous botanist Carl Linnaeus and other plant explorers who immortalised their names by inspiring the names of some plants.

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    Upset in the apple cart

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 27/01/2015

    » At a supermarket, rows of colourful apples — red, yellow and green — are on display. Above the baskets, a sign reads: "Our Granny Smith and Gala apples are not supplied from Bidart Bros. They meet export standards and are safe to eat."

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    State officials given newpowers to deal with Ebola

    News, Post Reporters, Published on 14/08/2014

    » The Public Health Ministry has issued four announcements to grant full authority to health and state officials working to prevent the Ebola virus from spreading to Thailand.

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    The fruits of collaboration

    Life, Napamon Roongwitoo, Published on 11/09/2014

    » Thailand's three southernmost provinces, Yala, Pattani and Narathiwat, are often regarded in a negative light thanks to ongoing unrest. But they are home to many great cultures, travel destinations and high-quality agricultural products.

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    All I want for Christmas is.....

    Life, Published on 23/12/2016

    » Our editors and writers pick the most exclusive and best items on their wishlist or for gifting loved ones this holiday season.

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    Function, form and a fab bod

    Guru, Jarupat Buranastidporn, Published on 13/01/2017

    » If you're in need of that extra push to get in shape this year, look no further than F45, a brand new functional training studio tucked inside Novotel Bangkok Hotel on Soi 20. We tried out three of their classes, survived and now can confidently tell you that you'll be tired AF and sweating out from every single one of your pores (even if you're a regular gym-goer).

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    Blade runners

    Life, Thanarak Khoonton, Published on 19/09/2013

    » Most of the attention in Nakhon Ratchasima might be on the Asian Women's Volleyball Championship at the moment, but that doesn't stop other activities. Thailand is preparing to play Taiwan today in the the knockout stage, but nearby the stadium this girl is more focused on rollerblading in the square around Thao Suranaree Monument. As dusk falls, a number of children and teenagers, novice and expert, gather there to skate around, sometimes well into the night.

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