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    Interpreting the legend

    Life, Kong Rithdee, Published on 21/11/2014

    » O INHABIT A TORTURED SOUL, Gaspard Ulleil lost weight and arrived on the first day of shooting for Saint Laurent "in a body that wasn't mine". The classy, strong-jawed French actor, 30, adds: "It's important, because it helped me to transcend something and meet the character."

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    The good life

    Life, Vanniya Sriangura, Published on 20/04/2015

    » In 1995, eminent banker and Thailand's ex-finance minister Boonchu Rojanastien decided to tear down his holiday home in Hua Hin and turn it into Chiva-Som, one of the world's first wellness and destination spa retreats.

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    The purveyors of Islam

    Life, Kong Rithdee, Published on 30/06/2015

    » At the age of 12, after finishing Prathom 6, Shakireen Malilee left normal education to study to become a hafiz. Originally from Prachuap Khiri Khan, he moved to an Islamic boarding school in Min Buri, a Bangkok suburb, and devoted himself to the ancient art of memorising the Koran. Every day for eight hours, Shakireen recited from Islamic holy scripture and committed each word, each verse, each page, each chapter into his young brain. After four years, he had memorises the entire book, roughly equivalent of memorising every single word of a 500-page tome. At 16, he achieved the rare honour of being called a hafiz.

  • LIFE

    Keeping a great in the frame

    B Magazine, Jeerawat Na Thalang, Published on 08/11/2015

    » Phitsanulok province is an unlikely place to pay tribute to legendary Thai actor Mitr Chaibuncha. It is neither his birthplace nor the place where he died while performing his own stunt.

  • LIFE

    Say hello to 'Buppha Arigato'

    B Magazine, Duangkamol Panya, Published on 01/05/2016

    » Buppha Arigato is meant to send a chill down the spines of the audience, but it also did that for the cast and crew. On location in Japan, the temperature was well below freezing as they went about filming a scene on a ski slope.

  • LIFE

    Finding their footing

    Life, Published on 23/05/2016

    » The recent disappearance of women's glossies, including local titles such as Priew, Volume and Image as well as international franchises InStyle and Cosmopolitan, seems rather sudden yet not surprising.

  • LIFE

    Don't give up the fight

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 20/12/2016

    » It's been a year of progress for LBGTI issues on-screen, but in real life, there remains much to fight for.

  • LIFE

    Bangkokian Phones

    Guru, Eric E Surbano, Published on 03/02/2017

    » We're all familiar with the saying "Don't judge a book by its cover", i.e. don't judge people by their appearances. Well, we totally agree. It's 2017, so judge them by their phones instead!

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    Forever grateful

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 15/02/2017

    » 'My Dearest Khun Prisna, I am now in one of the most beautiful places. Our hotel's name is 'Castello del Sole' (Castle of the Sun). Isn't it chic? The name is like one in a fairy tale. This town is so cute. It has a bright-coloured lake and nice houses on slopes. Routes and paths criss-cross the hills. Colourful flowers blossom everywhere ..."

  • LIFE

    Soul chef

    Muse, Parisa Pichitmarn, Published on 27/05/2017

    » Frank Sinatra's New York, New York comprehensively captures why Hong Thaimee first decided to chase her dreams in the Big Apple 10 years ago. "You know that song right, how it says if you can make it there you can make it anywhere," the New York-based chef and founder of Ngam Restaurant in East Village explains. "It's a city where all the best of the world is at, including food."

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