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  • LIFE

    Living a full life, late in life

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 07/08/2017

    » Thailand is an ageing society, as defined by the United Nations, which means a country's population consists of more than 10% elderly. Based on 2015 data from the Ministry of Social Development and Human Security, around 11 million Thais are over 60, which means 16% of the entire population.

  • LIFE

    The meat of the matter

    Life, Arusa Pisuthipan, Published on 30/09/2019

    » Late last month, KFC launched Beyond Fried Chicken, a plant-based chicken substitute at a single location in Atlanta, USA. According to a New York Times report, the chicken giant sold as many plant-based wings and nuggets in only five hours as its popular popcorn chicken in an entire week.

  • BUSINESS

    Virtually covered

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 10/12/2018

    » As an enthusiastic user of two-wheeled transport -- both bicycles and motorcycles -- Nicolas Faquet understands what kinds of risks he has to take on the road every day.

  • THAILAND

    30 die as bus plunges into ravine

    Published on 25/03/2014

    » At least 30 people died and 20 others were injured late Monday when a bus careered off a hillside road and plunged into a ravine in northern Tak province, police said.

  • BUSINESS

    Innovation on tap

    Asia focus, Published on 27/11/2017

    » Being able to drink water straight from the tap in your kitchen is a brilliant solution that can save you the hassle of buying plastic bottles and lugging them home every week. And of course, using less plastic is good for the environment. But can you trust the quality of the water, will it taste as good as bottled water, and can you afford it?

  • BUSINESS

    A year to remember

    Asia focus, Published on 26/12/2016

    » From the election of "Duterte Harry" in the Philippines to the affair of the "Female Rasputin" that has gripped millions of Koreans, it's been another memorable year in Asia. A few long-running political and security soap operas also continue to play out, most notably the drama in the South China Sea. As well, there is no sign that the tragedy of the Rohingya will end anytime soon. This week, Asia Focus takes a look back at some of the events and personalities that made headlines in 2016.

  • LIFE

    Drinking from the source

    Life, Published on 05/04/2016

    » Suda* is a mother of two who moved from New Zealand to Thailand only five months ago. Before relocating here, she breastfed her son until he was two-and-a-half years old. Now also breastfeeding her 15-month-old daughter in her homeland, Suda is shocked by the negativity she's experienced breastfeeding in public.

  • LIFE

    A senior moment

    Life, Arusa Pisuthipan, Published on 04/02/2015

    » In the first of a series delving into the work of people often overlooked, Life follows a caregiver at a home for the elderly, hearing her thoughts on a country verging on becoming an ageing society, and what actions need to be taken to ensure the aged are not forgotten.

  • THAILAND

    Tragedy as tour bus plunges into ravine

    Published on 25/03/2014

    » A double-decker bus carrying municipal workers on a field trip plunged off a steep road and into a ravine in Tak province, killing at least 30 people and injuring 22 others, on Monday night, officials said on Tuesday.

  • ADVANCED NEWS

    Prince Mahidol Awards 2012

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 23/11/2012

    » Community medicine to fight worm causing blindness in poor countries & guidelines for cost-effective medicine in UK, winners of this year's prize.

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