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  • LIFESTYLE

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • NEWS

    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

    Women-only train carriages on Aug 1

    Amornrat Mahitthirook, Published on 16/07/2014

    » The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) will re-introduce a Lady Car project on Aug 1 to restore the confidence of passengers following a horror murder on a southern train.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Omega women

    Life, Apipar Norapoompipat, Published on 09/11/2018

    » For 170 years, Swiss luxury-watch company Omega has been pushing the frontiers of precision in horology, proven by the calibre of individuals donning Omega's timepieces on their wrists. From John F. Kennedy to Neil Armstrong to North Pole explorer Ralph Plaisted, watches like the Speedmaster and Seamaster have been cemented in some of the most important moments and milestones in world history.

  • OPINION

    Women must be central to Mekong dam decisions

    News, Maureen Harris, Published on 08/03/2018

    » Today, on International Women's Day, a recent trip to the Mekong Basin serves as a reminder that women's voices must be central to decision-making on hydropower, and in broader energy planning for Thailand and the region.

  • LIFESTYLE

    On unhappy women and clumsy hitmen

    Life, Kong Rithdee, Published on 19/01/2018

    » Pen-ek Ratanaruang's movies -- eight of them in the past 20 years and the ninth slated for a Feb 1 release -- are often inhabited by unhappy women and clumsy hitmen. Unhappy, yet those women are neither resigned nor passive. Clumsy, yet those hitmen have aspirations, dreams and worries like people in other respectable professions. A genre geek, Pen-ek likes crime thrillers, but one of Thailand's best-known directors is also a diligent investigator of human relationships and man-woman dynamics, their eccentric and mysterious rapport and misunderstandings that determine the course of the world, and of cinema.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Change Destiny campaign seeks to empower women

    Life, Noko, Published on 12/12/2017

    » In Expiry Date released in mid-2017, three ladies question their worth after turning 30, in reflecting how only two out of 10 Asian women feel comfortable about ageing, according to a study by Japanese skincare brand, SK-II.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Women on top

    Muse, Published on 30/09/2017

    » 15th anniversary of L'Oreal Thailand "For Women In Science" programme

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