SEARCH

Showing 1-9 of 9 results

  • LIFE

    Personal scars, political history

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 12/10/2016

    » In "Under The Same Sky", the latest exhibition at Nova Contemporary by photographer Tada Hengsapkul and artist Chai Siris, personal history and that of the world entwine. In no way does the show appear to strive at having these narratives untangled.

  • OPINION

    In search of a healthy society

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 25/04/2016

    » The success of Ratchanok "May" Intanon, Thai badminton star who recently won the Singapore Open and became world No.1, is an exception, obviously. The 21-year-old is slightly built, but according to a recent comment by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, success in sports has nothing to do with size but is due to the lack of conflict in the athlete's country.

  • OPINION

    A road map to nowhere

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 15/09/2015

    » Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha recently admitted that when he wrote the line "We are asking for a little more time" in the song Returning Happiness To The People, he didn't think it through. Obviously, he didn't.

  • LIFE

    Worlds apart

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 17/06/2015

    » A church turned into a mosque, and later shut down. A bottle of tequila and a wood-carved Christ hung on a windowpane. A pink pool brimming at neck level, threatening to flood over. And, of course, a massive yellow phallus named after Argentinian football legend Diego Maradona.

  • OPINION

    Sooner or later, it's game over

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 20/02/2015

    » Last week I was invited to join a panel on the topic "Why Criticism?", at Speedy Grandma, a small gallery in Charoen Krung. Along with a university literature lecturer and a film critic, I was invited as an arts and theatre critic. Before agreeing to participate, I insisted to the organisers that I'm not a critic, and it's unlikely that I will consider myself one anytime soon.

  • LIFE

    War of words

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 27/01/2014

    » When the red shirts camped out at Rajamangala Stadium last December to support PM Yingluck Shinawatra, a popular quip among the anti-Thaksin camp was that the football field needed a proper re-turf as those "kwai daeng", or red buffalo, had eaten all the grass.

  • LIFESTYLE

    October remembrance

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 09/10/2013

    » Monday marks the 40th anniversary of the Oct 14, 1973, student uprising which ended the military dictatorship and brought about a great change in the Thai political system. To commemorate the event, there are various cultural events lined up around the city, from plays and documentaries to exhibitions. We preview some of them here.

  • LIFESTYLE

    The latest cut

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 27/09/2013

    » A place that only old men frequent and kids dread embarrassing crew cuts, old-school barber shops have been marginalised in the lifestyle hierarchy since lot of men, especially the metrosexual generation, have opted for unisex salons where speed and fashion meet. In recent years, however, the red-and-white barber pole, the nostalgic buzz of electric hair clippers, the thick layer of lather and the masterly handling of the open razor while the customer is on a reclining chair - all of these have made a trendy comeback.

  • LIFE

    Courage down to his bones

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 09/07/2013

    » For most people in their early 20s, it's either about building good careers that can make lots of money for brighter futures, or searching for love to ensure even more complete and happier lives. But for 24-year-old Teerapat Boonyakiat, it's all about doing everything he can to stay alive.

Your recent history

  • Recently searched

    • Recently viewed links

      Did you find what you were looking for? Have you got some comments for us?