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    Fashion on the go

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 08/06/2017

    » Business-savvy Michel Adam's enthusiasm for diversification and competitiveness have led cable channel FashionTV -- which he owns and has managed since 1997 -- to becoming a much-talked-about global player.

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    Letters of reconciliation

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 26/05/2015

    » When a gay child has to deal with years of rejection at the hands of their own parents, writing a letter to them can help unleash years of pent-up hurt feelings that can hopefully eventually lead to some form of reconciliation.   

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    The boy racers

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 27/07/2015

    » Pimply faced teenage schoolmates Art, Odd and Arm have one common passion: street motorcycle racing. It is an illegal passion, but a hobby they say has earned them the love and attention they do not get at home.

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    True essence of Islam

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 20/01/2015

    » On a recent afternoon it was business as usual at Haroon Mosque, a 150-year-old Muslim enclave neighboured by a Buddhist temple, Catholic church and the gleaming new French embassy. Residents went about their daily chores before the call for afternoon prayers sounded from the mosque. Savouring the centuries-old community's laid-back feeling were a couple of European tourists who wandered around with their cameras.  

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    What's love got to do with it?

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 14/01/2019

    » Soft-spoken anti-child-marriage activist Albina knows all too well the downside to early and forced marriages, from her community of Sunsari in Nepal. Her mother was a product of such a union, forced to leave school at age 16 and marry a man of her parents' choice.

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    Golden boy

    Muse, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 29/07/2017

    » London 2012 Paralympic gold medallist Rungroj Thainiyom has never allowed being born with muscular dystrophy, a condition marked by progressive weakness and degeneration of the skeletal muscles, to stand in his way of reaching his life's goals.

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    Trafficked into misery

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 30/05/2017

    » The Mae Hong Son sex trafficking scandal, featuring underage teen prostitutes, has opened a can of worms after the province's governor Suebsak Iamwichan and senior police officials were implicated for their alleged involvement.

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    Questioning the grey areas

    Muse, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 06/05/2017

    » Attached to Klongtan Police Station in Bangkok, deputy inspector Pol Lt Thipornluk Kaikaew's courteous nature exerts a soothing force on the people she deals with. The 25-year-old investigating officer for crimes against women and children is tasked with gathering evidence to put perpetrators behind bars, a daunting responsibility that often calls for wisdom and maturity beyond her years.

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    Living down past mistakes

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 25/04/2017

    » If given the opportunity, Fon* and Phon*, both 20, would give an arm and a leg to right their wrongs. The former, incarcerated for drug offences, and the latter for robbery/murder, are nearing the completion of their sentencing. They are waiting to start a new life once they get out.

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    Knitting together a community

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 29/12/2016

    » Eradicating plastic bags which have numerous hazardous effects on the environment seems like a far-fetched pipe dream especially in Thailand where we rely on them so much for basically everything. But a video clip posted on YouTube earlier this month might give you inspiration.

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