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    Taking note of a Bangkok institution

    Life, Sasiwimon Boonruang, Published on 15/05/2017

    » Most people in Bangkok have been well acquainted with Suksapanpanit stationery shop since childhood, especially when the new school term is about to start. Here parents can find pretty much every necessity before sending their kids to school -- textbooks, pencils, rubbers, school bags, notepads, school uniforms, you name it.


    Where learning means fun, and fun means learning

    Life, Sasiwimon Boonruang, Published on 30/01/2017

    » Bangkok is one of those cities where finding a department store is easier than finding a library. However, among a scarcity of public libraries, TK Park is a resourceful place where parents can have their kids spend the whole day.


    A King for all ages

    Life, Sasiwimon Boonruang, Published on 17/10/2016

    » Last Thursday was the saddest day for Thai people. It was late evening when I was driving home with my two children who were asleep in the back seat. As soon as the radio anchor announced the passing of our beloved King, tears began pouring down my face.


    Playing it smart

    Life, Sasiwimon Boonruang, Published on 15/01/2016

    » Video games can be both friends and foes to children. Playing them right can enhance children's development in several aspects. Playing it wrong and we, especially parents, are likely to see their dark side. But the question here is can parents stop their kids playing computer games, or at least control them enough to make them stay away from them?


    Making waves, staying safe

    Life, Sasiwimon Boonruang, Published on 09/12/2015

    » In this era of mobile phone communication, the debate on the dangers of mobile devices has been going on for a long time. People never cease to have different opinions when it comes to discussing this issue.


    Chicken, ham -- what else isn't 'safe'?

    Life, Sasiwimon Boonruang, Published on 06/11/2015

    » Meat lovers are probably now reluctant to order their favourite dishes following the recent announcement by the World Health Organization's (WHO) International Agency for Research on Cancer, which stated that processed meats such as ham, bacon and sausages can cause bowel cancer.


    Back to the blackboard

    Life, Sasiwimon Boonruang, Published on 07/10/2015

    » In Thailand, while strong efforts have been made by the science and technology sector to transform research and development projects into reality, we have seen very little progress in the field of education, where plenty of studies are conducted each and every year.


    Education not just a numbers game

    Life, Sasiwimon Boonruang, Published on 03/09/2015

    » The education system of Thailand is comparable to Singapore only in one aspect -- the number of hours students spend in the classroom. In November, 10% of the 38,000 state schools under the Office of the Basic Education Commission (Obec) across Thailand will reduce compulsory daily classroom hours by two -- from 8am-4pm to 8am-2pm. This means students will spend six hours a day in the classroom or 840 hours a year, instead of eight hours a day or 1,200 hours a year.


    Smart phone use is moderation

    Life, Sasiwimon Boonruang, Published on 04/08/2015

    » A new copyright law is being put into effect today. Following its enforcement, Line users have received repeated messages from friends warning them to stop sending flower photos with greeting messages like "Happy Tuesday". The reason is that these photos are taken by someone and those who use it without permission might be subject to a fine of up to 400,000 baht or two years in prison.


    How small-scale farming bears fruit

    Life, Sasiwimon Boonruang, Published on 01/07/2015

    » I've known about the Bangmod tangerine since I was a child, and it might be the first or only orange species of which I have knowledge. Growing up in a Chinese family, we have the tradition of "wai jao" (to offer a sacrifice to Chinese gods or ancestors) many times a year and oranges are one of the important fruits that we use, not only to pay respect to the gods, but also for special occasions.

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