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    Doing right by the children

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 29/10/2018

    » Henrietta H. Fore couldn't be happier with the way Thailand has made progress in promoting and protecting children's rights in the past 70 years of its presence -- by that name -- in the Kingdom. The Unicef executive director was recently in Thailand, and the success stories of the country through years of governmental policies and support from other agencies couldn't fail to put a smile on her face: the country has almost a 100% rate of birth and healthcare registration, access to clean drinking water, sanitation and primary-school attendance.

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    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.

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    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.

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    The memory maestro

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 21/08/2017

    » Writer, speaker and brain enthusiast Eran Katz has a knack for keeping his conversation simple and to the point.

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    Anchorman

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 19/09/2016

    » Veteran CNN anchor and international business correspondent Richard Quest's raspy voice and boisterous persona on television might draw a fair share of haters as well as admirers, but one thing is certain: they all love watching him.

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    A special kind of glory

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 29/08/2016

    » After the high-profile Rio Olympic Games, a much-less-publicised event follows. The Paralympic Games will take place from Sept 7-18, also in Rio. Forty-six Thai athletes with disabilities will be going all out to clinch a podium finish, while the Paralympic Committee of Thailand has a set an initial target of four gold medals, the same number they won in London four years ago.

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    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.

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    Running for her life

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 30/06/2015

    » If it wasn't for her passion for running, Nattaya Thanaronnawat believes she would be working in a factory like most women her age in Lamphun province.  

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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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    Ending statelessness

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 08/07/2019

    » A veteran advocate for the rights of stateless communities in Thailand, Tuenjai Deetes has for close to half-a-century devoted her life to helping them achieve their rightful status in a nation they have resided in for long enough to love and cherish as their own.

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