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  • OPINION

    Seeing the world through another's eyes

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 13/11/2015

    » As much as Facebook is a virtual space of borderless interaction, it has, for many, undeniably become our most immediate and primary news source. It's a personalised pool of information, which though we have chosen consciously, can transform who we are and the way we think without our even realising it. And I have often wondered what it would be like to live, maybe for a day, in the social media world of other people's Facebook accounts.

  • OPINION

    An unlikely muse to art of endurance

    News, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 31/03/2016

    » So what's the latest? Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon said the draft charter by the Meechai Ruchupan-led Constitution Drafting Committee -- yes, the one with a wholly-appointed Senate and fixed senator posts for armed forces and police chiefs -- is up for the referendum and, I quote, "No one will dare to touch it."

  • LIFE

    Memories stained with Rouge

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 15/10/2015

    » This year marks the 40th anniversary of the beginning of the Khmer Rouge regime's four-year massacre that resulted in nearly 2 million Cambodian deaths.

  • OPINION

    Meet the new boss, same as the old boss

    News, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 25/02/2016

    » I wonder if People's Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC) protesters must, in one way or another, take responsibility for where we are now as a country, nearly two years under the military regime. This is if you care to look at the situation, out of curiosity and an attempt at straightforward reasoning, rather than vengefulness.

  • LIFE

    The shape-shifting form of protests

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 06/10/2015

    » The streets remained empty and all was quiet when thousands of people gathered last Wednesday night to protest against the government's Single Gateway proposal. Protesters weren't, however, down at major landmarks like Asoke or Ratchaprasong intersections, but simply in front of their computer screens. By merely punching the refresh button, these protesters let their resentment known to the authorities by crashing at least six government sites, including the Ministry of Information and Communications Technology.

  • LIFE

    All the king's men: Naii Nai staged as The Gentlemen

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 29/01/2015

    » Unfortunately, Pichet Klunchun will not appear onstage in a reproduction of his dance performance Naii Nai which begins tomorrow at Chulalongkorn University's Sodsai Pantoomkomol Centre of Dramatic Arts. Other changes from last year's staging in Singapore with TheatreWorks include the title, which has changed to The Gentlemen, and the performance's narrative, which has been rendered more conventional.

  • LIFE

    Stage whispers

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 27/05/2015

    » The artistic career of Thanapol Virulhakul, director of the critically acclaimed contemporary dance performance Hipster The King, is a work-in-progress. It started out with a thesis project at Thammasat University's Faculty of Journalism and Mass Communication, in which he made Buddhist amulets out of chocolate, sold them on the street and filmed reactions of passers-by and amulet experts.

  • LIFE

    Two sides to everything

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 30/04/2015

    » The idea for Between, a collaborative stage performance by Nikorn Saetang and Ben Busarakamwong, came about through Nikorn's observations of Ben's life stories and viewpoints expressed through his Facebook posts. Attracted to Ben's ideas and the energy of the theatre scene's new generation, Nikorn approached him to be a part of the production.

  • LIFE

    Intricate, abstract, wild

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 08/04/2015

    » More than anything, Filipino artist Louie Cordero's paintings at Bangkok University Gallery's (BUG) current show, "Golden Rule", are fun. On the floor, traces of spilled paint are still visible — as BUG's artist-in-residence, the gallery's second floor was used as Cordero's studio.

  • LIFE

    Banking on the future

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 20/08/2014

    » Everybody from the Baan Koh Tiab fishing community in Chumphon knows Jang Fungfeung.

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