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    Ancient remedy

    Life, Published on 14/08/2018

    » Turmeric, or khamin chan in Thai, is an old spice that has been used as an ingredient in Thai dishes for ages. Its root is crushed and powdered and has long been regarded as a dietary supplement -- a go-to for stomach and bowel problems.

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    Celebrities bring awareness to mental health issues

    Life, Published on 21/05/2018

    » Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has discussed his battle with depression. Mariah Carey recently revealed she has bipolar disorder. And Deadpool star Ryan Reynolds has acknowledged dealing with anxiety disorder.

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    Coriander: Best Supporting Actor

    Brunch, Suthon Sukphisit, Published on 14/01/2018

    » We usually see coriander on khao man gai (Hainanese-style chicken with rice), pad woonsen (stir-fried glass noodles with vegetables), fried rice, omelette with ground pork, or clear soup with ground pork-stuffed bitter melons.

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    Worthy of a name

    Brunch, Normita Thongtham, Published on 04/12/2016

    » Piya Chalermglin, PhD, intrepid plant explorer and extraordinary researcher at the Thailand Institute of Scientific and Technological Research, recently retired. He spent 20 years of his career surveying the country's plant genetic resources, particularly Magnoliales, which includes the custard apple family Annonaceae and the magnolia family Magnoliaceae. In the process, he earned the distinction of having discovered 17 species new to science, joining the likes of famous botanist Carl Linnaeus and other plant explorers who immortalised their names by inspiring the names of some plants.

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    Modern-day cure-all

    Muse, Published on 25/10/2014

    » Phasinee Yanotai's great-grandfather was a Thai traditional medicine doctor, concocting herbal drugs for the sick. Living over a century apart, the two never met. But that isn't stopping Phasinee from reviving his practice, which saved a number of lives during its time.

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    Blade runners

    Life, Thanarak Khoonton, Published on 19/09/2013

    » Most of the attention in Nakhon Ratchasima might be on the Asian Women's Volleyball Championship at the moment, but that doesn't stop other activities. Thailand is preparing to play Taiwan today in the the knockout stage, but nearby the stadium this girl is more focused on rollerblading in the square around Thao Suranaree Monument. As dusk falls, a number of children and teenagers, novice and expert, gather there to skate around, sometimes well into the night.

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    Don't be afraid

    Guru, Published on 26/10/2012

    » Halloween (Oct 31) is just around the dark corner. And since we're too old to trick-or-treat and too afraid to visit places that are actually haunted, here are alternative ways to have a bloody good time this Halloween without running the chance of encountering a real ghost (and losing all your hair in fright).

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    Obama wins second term

    Terry Fredrickson, Published on 07/11/2012

    » My goal today is to help you follow the election coverage in English as much as possible. I'll be updating this throughout election day, focusing mainly on the results of the election, but also on the language used to report the results.

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    In the eye of the beholder

    Life, Arusa Pisuthipan, Published on 26/03/2019

    » The number 60 on the scale wasn't the only thing that told Vanna* she was fat. Her friends at school said likewise.

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    A major milestone

    Life, Arusa Pisuthipan, Published on 27/11/2018

    » There are approximately 440,000 Thai adults and children living with the human immunodeficiency virus or HIV, according to statistics from UNAids, equivalent to 0.6% of the entire population. Fortunately, over 70% of all HIV-infected cases have received antiretroviral drugs, which means a lot to their quality of life.

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