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  • LIFE

    Some cause for celebration

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 27/05/2019

    » The LGBTI community has much to cheer this month, even in Thailand's much-maligned new parliament

  • LIFE

    Skating spectacular returns

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 14/03/2019

    » The ice rink is a flurry of colour as everyone's favourite princesses, animated toys and anthropomorphic animals take turns skating out, drawing cheers from the young crowd looking on in wonder. Disney On Ice has been entertaining crowds in Thailand for two decades now, and at the end of this month, the beloved ice skating show returns with a big celebration that is more interactive than ever.

  • LIFE

    The future of film

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 03/01/2019

    » People who've watched Roma on Netflix can agree on one thing: this is the kind of film that deserves to be seen on a big screen.

  • THAILAND

    The Korean wave keeps swelling

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 12/10/2018

    » The wave of K-pop has seeped into the lives of people throughout Asia and the world. Its soaps, movies, music and fashion trends have dazzled, influenced and merged into the local entertainment scene in different places. We've seen K-pop music like the viral Gangnam Style take over the world and artists like BTS storm the US Billboard charts with their music. Recently, a K-pop gathering in Oakland, California, drew thousands of fans.

  • LIFE

    Let there be light

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 27/02/2018

    » Outdoor cinema, or nang klang plaeng, rose and fell and has risen again, its popularity reflecting the changes in technology and taste of Thai viewers. Once suffering due to home entertainment and the spread of multiplexes into rural areas, outdoor cinema, having found a footing, has made a surprising comeback.

  • LIFE

    What’s trending and happening this week

    Muse, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 21/04/2018

    » 1 Feel like putting your strength to the test? Under Armour is bringing back its annual urban fitness challenge Test Of Will, to be held on April 28 and 29 at CentralWorld. Participants will complete physical challenges -- Over and Under (hurdles), Deadball Squats, Kettlebell Farmer Walks and Bear Crawls -- in a four-minute circuit challenge. Contestants will be divided into age categories: 18-34, 35-44 and 45+. Each will be scored based on the maximum number of correct repetitions they can achieve within one minute. A cash prize of 50,000 baht is up for grabs for the male and female competitors who achieve highest overall score. Register to compete, for 500 baht, at testofwill.com. Available only for Thai residents over the age of 18.

  • LIFE

    Thai revival for classic French comedy La Cage Aux Folles

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 13/02/2018

    » Bringing in an extravagant musical this month for Thai audiences, the BU Theatre Company by Bangkok University is putting together a free performance of La Cage Aux Folles at their Rangsit campus from Feb 23 to March 3.

  • LIFE

    From suffering comes compassion

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 10/10/2017

    » Breast cancer befalls one in 10 Thai women, and when Maynart Nantakwang realised over a decade ago that she was in that unfortunate 10%, she had only one sensible reaction.

  • LIFE

    School, but not as you know it

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 20/03/2017

    » 'School is a diamond," uttered Mechai Viravaidya. "But all we have ever done is use it as a glass."

  • LIFE

    Living a full life, late in life

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 07/08/2017

    » Thailand is an ageing society, as defined by the United Nations, which means a country's population consists of more than 10% elderly. Based on 2015 data from the Ministry of Social Development and Human Security, around 11 million Thais are over 60, which means 16% of the entire population.

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