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    For a happy society

    Life, Alfred Tha Hla, Published on 04/01/2012

    » The political journey for first-time MP Jarupan Kuldiloke was not mapped out as one would imagine since she was once at loggerheads with her father, Pol Lt Gen Chatt, the current deputy minister of Transport and Communications.


    Wheels of fortune

    Brunch, Wanchai Rujawongsanti, Published on 03/06/2012

    » Nearly 60 years ago, Prince Birabongse Bhanudej blazed a trail in the world of motor racing by becoming the first _ and to date only _ Thai to compete in and win a Grand Prix race. Prince Bira, as he is widely known, is also the only Thai racer to have competed in the Le Mans 24 Hours Race _ at least until British-based Tor Graves gets behind the wheel later this month in France.


    Ties that bind

    Life, Alfred Tha Hla, Published on 24/09/2012

    » As a boy in a small farming community of 500 people in the US during the 1960s, David Reeck envisioned the People's Republic of China (PRC) as large and powerful. Often referred to as Red or Communist China during the Cold War, he grew up deeming it a threat to the US.


    Machine of his dreams

    Life, Sasiwimon Boonruang, Published on 25/02/2013

    » Without looking too hard, some might think the strikingly attractive car is an imported Jaguar, while others might mistake it for a Mustang. On closer inspection it becomes clear it is something else entirely. What they won't know is that the custom-made car is designed by its owner, Nitipat Praweenwongwuthi.


    Weaving a legacy

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 16/07/2013

    » Her face and hands are full of lines and wrinkles, but her memory is still sharp. Nguan Sermsri, of tambon Ban Puek in Chon Buri province is still teaching others how to weave the rare Ang Sila cotton textiles at the ripe old age of 93. Six months ago, she was the only Ang Sila cotton weaver in Thailand. But since then, the ancient art has been revived and passed on to a number of local women.


    Across the silk road by panda

    Brunch, Published on 13/10/2013

    » For bold adventurers Chase Berenson and Charla Hughes, some of the most dramatic moments on the Mongol Rally 2013 anticlimactically manifested themselves towards the very end of their 16-country, 42-day Eurasian escapade, just as they were closing in on finish line in Ulaanbaatar.


    Got soy milk?

    Life, Anchalee Kongrut, Published on 23/09/2014

    » Two years ago, Kantat Aopchai, left his job as a teacher to sell nam tao hoo, or soy milk, from a food cart in front of Wat Rai Khing in Nakhon Prathom province. The 27-year-old inherited the recipe of delicious and fresh soy milk from his mum.


    The awesome avocado

    Brunch, Normita Thongtham, Published on 23/11/2014

    » Last Sunday's Green Fingers was about the leaves that my friend Julia gathers from her backyard and brews for tea. Soursop leaves, pandan and lemongrass all have medicinal properties, and as long as they get full sun all can be grown, even in a small space.


    The bugs that make a meal of the garden

    Brunch, Normita Thongtham, Published on 30/11/2014

    » Reader Margaret McMillion sent me a picture of a pest which she said had been periodically attacking plants in her Bangkok garden. “It is most prevalent at the end of the rainy season, but it can appear at almost any time,” she wrote.


    The true economies of travel

    Life, Peerawat Jariyasombat, Published on 20/01/2015

    » The dramatic drop in oil prices. The democracy of flying. The VIP buses and their large networks. The odd idea about imposing minimum prices on low-cost airlines.

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