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    Where creative ideas can be both heard and seen

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 13/07/2018

    » Creativity, it is said, is meant to be shared. What better way to unleash this power of creativity than by attending PechaKucha Night Bangkok, a global platform for creative minds, now in its 23rd edition, on July 17 at Open House, Level 6, Central Embassy, from 7.30pm onward with a presentation starting at 8.20pm.

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    A gaping hole in our knowledge base

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 09/07/2018

    » When the cave crisis began and the search for the 12 boys and their football coach commenced, Anukoon Sorn-ek was one of the first persons to share basic information about Tham Luang Cave in Chiang Rai, where the victims are still trapped. Anukoon, a nature explorer and professional outdoor guide, went into the cave several years ago to map its system in the initial phase to develop it as a tourist attraction.


    Backspin it like Paradorn

    Muse, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 30/06/2018

    » Barely in their teens, Thai rising tennis stars Suphawat Sae-Oui and Salakthip Ounmuang's skills with the tennis racket go beyond their tender age of 13.


    Organic weeks at Central

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 28/06/2018

    » Farm products, known for their freshness and quality, are becoming more readily accessible in Bangkok. Thanks to collaborations between the private and government sectors, we get to purchase farm items from the convenience of local department stores such as Central, which is hosting "The Farm, Year 2" under the motto of "Colours Of Happy Farms" at CentralPlaza and CentralFestival branches across Bangkok.


    Thailand's bumpy road to the World Cup

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 25/06/2018

    » As a football-loving nation, qualifying for the World Cup has been the ultimate dream for Thailand.

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    Football forecasts from afar

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 15/06/2018

    » The World Cup has begun. Life talked with four foreigners who coach in the Thai League about their home countries' chances of winning it all

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    The fight for basic rights

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 05/06/2018

    » Human-rights violations in Southeast Asia remain a sad sight in the news. Among the various organisations working to improve the situation, Fortify Rights since 2013 has been hard at work with its team of human-rights specialists in Thailand, Myanmar and Malaysia to bring changes to the region.


    Breaking the fast, together

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 04/06/2018

    » For the last decade Hussein, a lanky Muslim Rohingya, has been breaking his Ramadan fast -- or iftar -- at the century-old Jami-ul-Islam Mosque in Soi Ramkhamhaeng 53. For Hussein, the mosque on this busy eastern neighbourhood of Bangkok is more than just a house of worship; it has become his second home, especially during Ramadan, the fasting month when family usually gathers round at sunset to eat the first meal together. Hussein, 27 and a father of one, misses his parents and relatives who continue to reside in refugee camps in Bangladesh.


    Beating plastic pollution

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 31/05/2018

    » Central Group has a feast of activities lined up for the public to commemorate World Environment Day 2018 on Tuesday with events through June 7. This year the theme is "Beat Plastic Pollution -- If You Can't Reuse, Refuse It", with activities from 10am-8pm, at EDEN Zone, 1st floor, CentralWorld.

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    A weird and wonderful journey

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 18/05/2018

    » When Roger Crutchley set off from London on a mainly overland sojourn to Australia as a 22-year-old, little did he know that he had embarked on an adventure of a lifetime. Fate had him destined to head towards Thailand instead, which eventually became his home away from home for now almost half a century. And counting.

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