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  • LIFE

    Women in action

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 08/07/2020

    » Bombarded by a shower of bullets. Getting shot in the head. A bone-breaking brawl on a plane. The group of mercenaries in Netflix's latest action flick The Old Guard are tough and have been taking hits in their stride for centuries, as they can't be killed. However, the going gets especially tough for its women as the de-facto leader of the group, played by Charlize Theron, discovers their secret has been exposed as she takes on protege Kiki Layne, who is thrust into a new world upon rising from the dead.

  • LIFE

    Women's rights in spotlight in art exhibition

    Life, Published on 17/03/2020

    » The notion of women's rights and freedom is the subject matter of the "Venus & Vases" exhibition, which is running at the N. ATTA Gallery until April 18.

  • THAILAND

    Ethnic women 'losing out'

    News, Thana Boonlert, Published on 10/03/2020

    » The battle waged by women against gender inequality is even tougher when the women in question are from ethnic minorities or have disabilities, a forum to mark Sunday's International Women's Day was told yesterday.

  • LIFE

    Little Women triumphs on the big screen

    Life, Tatat Bunnag, Published on 10/01/2020

    » One hundred and fifty-two years since Louisa May Alcott's classic novel, and 26 years since Gillian Armstrong's heartwarming, Christmas spirit-themed version, the acclaimed American director Greta Gerwig has brought Little Women, a beloved coming-of-age tale back to the silver screen again. The new movie sees the director well-balanced between paying homage to the original material, as well as putting her own personal stamp on it, and the result is absolutely fresh, gorgeous and a delightful watch. The current version of Little Women features a wonderful cast, including Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Eliza Scanlen, and Florence Pugh. There are also supporting performances from Timothée Chalamet, Laura Dern, Chris Cooper, Meryl Streep, Bob Odenkirk, and Louis Garrel.

  • BUSINESS

    Delhi women want more than free rides to feel safe

    Asia focus, Narendra Kaushik, Published on 19/08/2019

    » Free rides for women on Delhi Metro trains and public buses are a good move, says Purnima, a regular commuter. But the proposal by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal doesn't go far enough, she says.

  • LIFE

    No comfort for young women

    Life, Amitha Amranand, Published on 17/08/2018

    » One of the biggest issues commanding media attention in the past year has been that of gender violence. And Peel the Limelight has dedicated this year to staging plays that shed light on the topic from different angles, starting with a production of Agnes Of God, about a young nun with a history of abuse. That was followed by I Am My Own Wife, a one-person play about the life of a transgender woman during World War II and the Communist regime in East Berlin.

  • SPORTS

    Thai women footballers into World Cup

    Tor Chittinand, Published on 21/05/2014

    » Thailand secured a historic World Cup 2015 berth on Wednesday night when they beat Vietnam 2-1 in Ho Chi Minh City to finish fifth at the AFC Women's Asian Cup.

  • BUSINESS

    Hindu women pursue equality in matters of death

    Asia focus, Narendra Kaushik, Published on 01/10/2018

    » When Namita Bhattacharya Kaul, the foster daughter of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, lit his funeral pyre in Delhi in August, she sent a message to Indians at large and Hindu society in particular.

  • OPINION

    Ending the war against women

    Asia focus, Tanyatorn Tongwaranan, Published on 15/10/2018

    » Two exceptionally brave individuals, Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege, have received this year's Nobel Peace Prize for their efforts to end rape as a weapon of war. Their courage and persistence deserve to be applauded.

  • LIFE

    Real women rock

    B Magazine, Chanun Poomsawai, Published on 05/07/2020

    » "Los Angeles, give me a miracle/ I just want out from this," Este, Danielle and Alana Haim waste no time getting down to the (ugly) business of their hometown on the ska-infused opening track of their latest album Women In Music Pt. III.

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