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    Death itself

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 04/12/2017

    » When death comes knocking at your door, you'll feel no regrets if you've kept your soul in check.

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    Showcasing Bangladesh

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 25/05/2016

    » For the past 17 months, Bangladeshi ambassador Saida Muna Tasneem has been promoting her country's rich cultural heritage in Thailand. It is now time to showcase the rest of the country at the Bangladesh Trade and Investment Expo 2016. Held at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre, May 30 to June 1, it will be a time for business matchmaking opportunities for both sides.

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    Facing the music

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 21/10/2014

    » In the 1960s, Filipino musicians ruled the nightlife music scene in Bangkok. Popping into a bar or hotel lobby to watch them perform was once a mark of sophistication, at a time when the ability to sing in English was special and rare.

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    Soak it up

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 26/04/2019

    » When it comes to designing homes, bathrooms aren't always top priority. But these are the places many of us go to find solace after a hard day's work. Sure, we can enhance our bathroom experience with aromatic candles, essential oils and green plants. But nothing can ensure a satisfying bath time quite like some quality bathroom fixtures.

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    Being Thai, on the fly

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 04/09/2017

    » Once a stateless boy, today Mong Thongdee remains stateless as a man. Eight years ago when he was 12, Mong was in every newspaper's headlines when the Chiang Mai-born son of Myanmar migrant workers won a national contest for paper planes and was chosen to represent Thailand at a competition in Japan.

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    The Deeper South

    Muse, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 19/08/2017

    » In the contemporary art created by Muslim women from Thailand's restive southern provinces of Narathiwat, Yala and Pattani, there is a depth that reaches out and speaks to the heart.

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    Inside the Thai soul

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 26/01/2017

    » Mastering the intricacies of Thai spirit houses for Californian-born Marisa Cranfill Young is not just a hobby and passion -- it nourishes her soul.

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    Quaking with anticipation

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 10/01/2017

    » The question of whether Bangkok's infrastructure is prepared for an earthquake arises whenever we hear news about it happening elsewhere the world. Earthquake-prone New Zealand suffered two months back, and Japan has them often, big and small. Should Bangkok, situated in a safer part of the Earth's untrustworthy crust and yet with more and more tall buildings, be complacent?

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    A spicy partnership

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 26/07/2016

    » Mexican Ambassador Jaime Nualart couldn't be happier to be posted to a country which he has grown to appreciate through the years, both in his capacity as a diplomat and tourist.

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    Bestriding the diplomatic stage

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 11/01/2016

    » Before embarking on his diplomatic career, Shiro Sadoshima enjoyed many artistic endeavours. He was a budding stage actor active in his university, and his talent with paint and brush can still be witnessed in the paintings in his residence in Bangkok. The Japanese ambassador to Thailand is as comfortable at the negotiating table as he is in front of the canvass, and he can be as animated talking about bilateral relations as he is about his favourite colours. 

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