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  • OPINION

    Not so green, after all

    Life, Arusa Pisuthipan, Published on 20/06/2012

    » Almost 20 members of the Thai media _ newspaper, magazine and television journalists _ were recently invited by Toyota Motor (Thailand) to a week-long environmental trip in Japan.

  • OPINION

    Donate some respect

    Life, Arusa Pisuthipan, Published on 16/04/2013

    » The Thai Red Cross Society has been trying desperately to explain to the public that it has actually never despised people with diverse sexual preferences and has never discriminated against them in the matter of blood donation.

  • OPINION

    You have the right to remain silent

    Life, Arusa Pisuthipan, Published on 15/11/2013

    » Like past political rallies, the ongoing anti-amnesty protest is a voice of democracy. And with colourful whistles sold at protest sites for about 20 baht, that voice might be more shrill and higher-pitched than ever before.

  • OPINION

    The bitter fruit of a divided nation

    Life, Arusa Pisuthipan, Published on 08/01/2014

    » Charlie Brown and his pals from the Peanuts comic strip seem to enjoy themselves hugely coming up with creative ideas for the street fair featured in that popular smartphone app. There one can find all the fun stuff one would expect at a vibrant neighbourhood bazaar _ from vendors of candyfloss, hotdogs and popcorn to sweet-corn shacks, lemonade shops, bubble-gum dispensers, pancake stalls and soda machines to Ferris wheels, photo booths, raffles, magic shows, trampolines and plenty more.

  • OPINION

    Politics can give you indigestion

    Life, Arusa Pisuthipan, Published on 19/03/2014

    » Since when did politics become a taboo subject in the family?

  • OPINION

    Bring an end to bias by being blind to differences

    Life, Arusa Pisuthipan, Published on 03/06/2014

    » Amid the ongoing, seemingly never-ending discrimination in this country based on political affiliation, Thailand recently had something major to celebrate. Our national football team defeated Vietnam 2-1 in the 2014 AFC Women’s Asian Cup which was held in Ho Chi Minh City on May 21, just one day after army chief Prayuth Chan-ocha invoked martial law and shortly before he dissolved the caretaker government and seized power.

  • OPINION

    Bike-way to the danger zone

    Life, Arusa Pisuthipan, Published on 03/07/2014

    » One of the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO)’s most recent missions is to reorganise the public transportation system in Thailand, which for now includes cabs, vans and motorcycle taxis.

  • OPINION

    Driving us to distraction

    Life, Arusa Pisuthipan, Published on 07/08/2014

    » Those found texting on their mobile phones while driving in Bangkok will be arrested after the Metropolitan Police Bureau on Tuesday enforced a new rule prohibiting the act. Though the gravity of the new regulation is not enough to land text message addicts in jail, they are required to pay a maximum fine of 1,000 baht if the law is broken.

  • OPINION

    Better prep needed to manage Ebola

    Life, Arusa Pisuthipan, Published on 10/10/2014

    » Medical boffins at Mahidol University's Siriraj Hospital last week celebrated their discovery of the world's first Ebola antibody treatment. It's not a vaccine, of course, but this latest breakthrough — the antibody is capable of attacking cells infected with the virus, researchers claim — is a significant step towards finding a cure for the deadly disease.

  • OPINION

    Keeping Thailand out of the 'hot zone'

    Life, Arusa Pisuthipan, Published on 14/11/2014

    » Countries around the world have begun to feel unsafe, as the Ebola virus has been identified outside of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. Due to fear and apprehension, each nation has come up with its own travel-related measures to protect its citizens.

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