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    For the greater global glory

    Life, Vanniya Sriangura, Published on 13/10/2017

    » Unquestionably, Thai cuisine is treasured worldwide for its rich and exotic taste profile -- a balance of sour, sweet, salty, bitter and spicy flavours.


    How to thrive

    Life, Apipar Norapoompipat, Published on 17/06/2016

    » Professor Bundhit Eua-aporn has a lot on his plate. As the newly appointed Chulalongkorn University President, he is not only at the helm of the country's most respected educational institution, but a rich landlord in a prime location in Bangkok. Over the next four years (eight if he gets extended), there will be an overwhelming number of goals and concerns -- academic, economic and everything in between -- that he has to quickly act on.


    The sun always rises

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 10/01/2018

    » Wandee Khunchornyakong always wakes up around 5am. As chairperson and CEO of Solar Power Company Group (SPCG), she likes to start her day at the top floor of the new 10-storey headquarters in Thong Lor when the Sun rises. Her working day ends late. She goes to bed at midnight. Hard work is her routine, which she has kept from a young age. Born under the sign of the dog, she turns 60 this year, but retirement is not part of the plan.


    A shot in the arm

    Life, Arusa Pisuthipan, Published on 19/09/2017

    » Thailand found itself in the hot seat in 2009 when the country could not find vaccines to purchase during the H1N1 flu pandemic that wreaked havoc in many countries and killed over 12,000 worldwide in that year alone. While the country struggled to buy the shot, the United States and Japan had inoculated their citizens six months earlier.


    A sunshine state of mind

    Brunch, Suthon Sukphisit, Published on 25/06/2017

    » There's more than a handful of things that Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and Bangkok have in common. For one, both places are hot, humid and rainy. Another thing is that they are both swarmed by mosquitoes, and palm, coconut and banana trees can be seen everywhere. A visit to Fort Lauderdale could very well make you feel right at home, save for the fact that cars drive on the right side of the road and the city boasts much better urban planning.


    Greener pastures

    Life, Kanin Srimaneekulroj, Published on 11/04/2017

    » Chulalongkorn University celebrated the 100th anniversary of its founding with the grand opening of the new CU Centenary Park, a 29 rai plot of green space located along Soi Chula 9, in the Suan Luang area. The March 26 event was attended by dignitaries from the university, as well as HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, who is herself an alumni of the university's Faculty of Arts.


    Using man to save nature

    Life, Anchalee Kongrut, Published on 28/10/2015

    » It is hard to imagine that Suan Pa Ket Nom Klao -- 75 rai of forest in Bang Krachao -- is so close and accessible from the centre of Bangkok. Just a few minutes ferry ride from the pier at Klong Toey, visitors find themselves in leafy orchards and among a web of small canals. 


    The challenge of sustenance security

    Life, Apiradee Treerutkuarkul, Published on 29/07/2015

    » Whether walking into an air-conditioned supermarket or taking a stroll through a fresh market, there is almost no sign of food shortage anywhere in Thailand. But in little more than a generation from now, food might become harder to come by in many countries — including Thailand.


    All that glitters...

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 29/04/2015

    » A community meeting room in Ban Khao Mo village in Phichit, about 300km north of Bangkok, has been locked up. Plastic chairs are stacked up in rows. Dry leaves are scattered on the concrete floor. Across the street are three huge concrete water tanks, empty. Not far from them stand four houses, a temple with only one monk and an unfinished construction site. The scene is desolate, the village nearly abandoned.


    Now, really made for all

    Life, Parisa Pichitmarn, Published on 08/01/2015

    » 'Make it a bit more feminine," LeAnn Nealz, Uniqlo's newly-appointed chief creative officer declares.

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