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  • OPINION

    Win-win in Bang Saen

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 02/09/2019

    » A recent article on Thailand's Bang Saen seaside town undergoing a major makeover to accommodate an ageing society put a smile on my face as the reality of reaching the day I become a senior citizen fast approaches.

  • THAILAND

    A month of many traditions

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 21/05/2019

    » Ramadan, the ninth month of the Muslim calendar and the holy month of fasting, is practised by Muslims around the world, including Thailand. Having begun earlier this month, it is a time for Muslims to practise self-restraint, by not just fasting from dawn to dusk from food, drink, sexual activity, impure or unkind thoughts, and more. Ramadan is also a time of reflection.

  • LIFE

    Living history

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 05/02/2019

    » Veteran British photojournalist Yvan Cohen adds an emphatic touch to his take on life in the backstreets of Bangkok's Chinatown in his debut photo exhibition "Chinatown By Yan Cohen". Held at Contemporary Art Space, River City Bangkok, the event -- which features 26 photos -- runs from now until March 1.

  • THAILAND

    Permanent revolutionary

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 09/11/2018

    » When your father happens to be Ernesto "Che" Guevara, the Argentine Marxist revolutionary who was an engine of the Cuban Revolution, you learn early in life to be emotionally strong, grounded and defiant -- proud of your ideology, regardless of how it may be viewed by the rest of the world.

  • LIFE

    Morning glory

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 24/10/2018

    » It's in the wee hours of the morning, while listening to the likes of Mozart, Vivaldi and Handel on his record player, that Thai National Artist Sumet Jumsai produces some of his best work.

  • LIFE

    Looking back to look forward

    B Magazine, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 16/09/2018

    » With two successful horror films -- Chanthaly and Dearest Sister -- under her belt, Laos' first female director Mattie Do is currently engrossed in shooting her third film, a science-fiction thriller called Bor Mi Vanh Chark (The Long Walk), at a location that's a 30-minute drive from country capital Vientiane.

  • THAILAND

    A weird and wonderful journey

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 18/05/2018

    » When Roger Crutchley set off from London on a mainly overland sojourn to Australia as a 22-year-old, little did he know that he had embarked on an adventure of a lifetime. Fate had him destined to head towards Thailand instead, which eventually became his home away from home for now almost half a century. And counting.

  • LIFE

    The power of quiet

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 04/05/2018

    » Malaysian-born Vijay Eswaran is a well rounded personality who carries out his responsibilities as entrepreneur, philanthropist and author to a T.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Ways of dance

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 22/01/2018

    » Israeli dancer/choreographer Roni Chadash's passion for her craft has played an instrumental role in her ability to address her inner demons.

  • LIFE

    War from a woman's perspective

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 29/01/2018

    » Simple, direct, articulate, Christina Lamb spoke with lucidity about war, conflict and hope. In Bangkok last week as guest of BangkokEdge Festival, where she gave a talk about her books, including I Am Malala, the respected British journalist shared her first-hand view about trouble in the world and also women's place in war.

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