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  • NEWS

    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.

  • LIFESTYLE

    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

    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.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Grabbing the opportunity

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 13/05/2015

    » Malaysians and former classmates Hooi Ling Tan and Anthony Tan, who share the same last name but are not related, founded taxi-booking application GrabTaxi in 2012, after their plan to revamp the Malaysian taxi industry took second place in Harvard's 2011 Business School Plan Contest.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Rap with resonance

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 22/08/2016

    » For Australian indigenous hip hop performers Juanita Duncan, Naomi Wenitong and Dizzy Doolan, music and dance resonates with stories of the tumultuous past of the Aboriginal population. The injustices meted out to what was called the Stolen Generations are a remnant of Australian history that is kept alive through their performances wherever they happen to be.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Bridging the gap among Asean countries

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 08/08/2016

    » Since a teenager, Art Thomya, YouTube host and travel vlogger, has enthusiastically participated in Asean cultural exchange programmes.

  • LIFESTYLE

    From the streets to the classroom

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 18/07/2016

    » Running away from home before completing their primary education, Patcharin, Ice and Ralph* have lived most of their young lives on the streets. Like many others, they made Hua Lamphong train station their home.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Rhythms of Isan

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 06/10/2015

    » Thailand's northeastern musical instruments create a chorus of foot-stomping sounds that showcase the crux of the region's rich cultural and historical heritage. Isan music and its rapid-fire rhythmic vocals and funk-like beats have steadily gained the attention of Western producers, one of whom is British lyricist and executive producer, William Robinson.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Guardian angels

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 10/09/2018

    » Chaiwat Duangkem receives a bone-chilling call from a frantic woman, whose mentally unstable husband is in the middle of committing suicide. As team leader at privately owned ambulance service Medical Safety Team (MST) Thailand, which caters largely to mentally ill individuals, he learns that members of the patient's family restrained the hallucinating man, who is profusely bleeding from a self-inflicted wound but refuses to go to the hospital, before calling MST as their last resort.

  • NEWS

    A gaping hole in our knowledge base

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 09/07/2018

    » When the cave crisis began and the search for the 12 boys and their football coach commenced, Anukoon Sorn-ek was one of the first persons to share basic information about Tham Luang Cave in Chiang Rai, where the victims are still trapped. Anukoon, a nature explorer and professional outdoor guide, went into the cave several years ago to map its system in the initial phase to develop it as a tourist attraction.

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