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    It isn't all just entertainment

    Life, Usnisa Sukhsvasti, Published on 21/09/2015

    » It's a bit appalling when you wake up to watch the morning news and you find,  on what is arguably the country's most watched programme, this sort of content: An offer of five programme T-shirts, emblazoned with a cartoon version of the news anchor's face, to winners of the day's "Viewers' Top Picks".


    Children and the itsy bitsy spiders

    Life, Usnisa Sukhsvasti, Published on 28/09/2015

    » Fear is such a funny thing that has different manifestations in each of us.

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    Dinner at Tiffany’s

    B Magazine, Usnisa Sukhsvasti, Published on 04/10/2015

    » No one has given such a legendary aura to Tiffany & Co as Audrey Hepburn in the film Breakfast at Tiffany’s.


    Log out for life in the slow lane

    Life, Usnisa Sukhsvasti, Published on 05/10/2015

    » It's quite amazing how dependent we are on technology. The other day, the internet was down at the office, making life quite miserable for those working on a deadline. My emails were not coming through, I couldn't download pictures, and I couldn't use Google to check facts. Only the spinning icon seemed to be working.


    Bluto vs Barbarella

    Life, Usnisa Sukhsvasti, Published on 31/08/2015

    » Last week we had one of our rare family gatherings, this time to make merit for my late father who passed away 30 years ago. I write quite a bit about my mother, who is still doing well at the age of 97. So today I thought I'd do a bit of reminiscing about my father. Having your own column allows you that bit of self-indulgence.

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    Silk show touches down

    B Magazine, Usnisa Sukhsvasti, Published on 30/08/2015

    » A fashion show dedicated to Thai silk must have provided a pleasant surprise for travellers going through Suvarnabhumi airport, particularly at a time when tourists' nerves are on edge.

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    Into the swing of it

    B Magazine, Usnisa Sukhsvasti, Published on 06/09/2015

    » She was born to entertain; the hotel business is just an incidental venture that happens to be very successful and keeps her busy during the rest of the year. Or that’s how it seems with Kamala Sukosol.


    Teach our children how to think

    Life, Usnisa Sukhsvasti, Published on 07/09/2015

    » Politics and religion may be taboo conversation subjects, but the subject of education in Thailand is always a great way to get the ball rolling. Everyone has a story to tell and everyone has an opinion to give. Not much of it is positive. The recent announcement by the Office of the Basic Education Commission (Obec) that schools are going to reduce class hours from eight hours a day to six in order to give children time for more extra-curricular activities has caused a lot more concern than praise. I don't think the quantity is going to make any difference, if the quality of teaching is not up to standard and you're not going to get quality teaching in the classroom if you can't pay teachers a reasonable salary. You pay peanuts, you get monkeys. Just to put things into perspective, according to figures from the 2015 Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Switzerland is the country with the most well-paid teachers.


    Rising above greed

    Life, Usnisa Sukhsvasti, Published on 14/09/2015

    » Of the Seven Deadly Sins -- Lust, Gluttony, Greed, Sloth, Wrath, Envy and Pride -- I'm quite certain that Greed is the root of most of the depravity that goes on in society today.

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    Eyes on the prize

    B Magazine, Usnisa Sukhsvasti, Published on 13/09/2015

    » It was a night of razzle dazzle as leading society magazine HiSoParty celebrated its 12th anniversary with an opulance-themed gala awards night at the Mayfair Grand Ballroom, The Berkeley Hotel Pratunam. The event also served to launch the magazine’s new-look website.

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