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    Smart ID cards ease patient stress

    News, Onnucha Hutasingh, Published on 16/09/2018

    » Chiang Mai: Smart ID cards are helping ease patient worries about their ability to meet the cost of treatment, especially if they cannot find ready cash to pay up front as they had to do in the past.

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    Suchatvee linked to City Hall

    News, Supoj Wancharoen, Published on 17/07/2019

    » Suchatvee Suwansawat, president of King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL), has remained coy over a possible run for Bangkok governor later this year, yet his flood control strategy is the kind of policy upon which campaigns are built.

  • THAILAND

    What's in a name?

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 02/11/2016

    » For "smooth cultural integration", Thai international study agency Smart NZ Education advises that students with nicknames like Poo, Pee and Porn consider alternatives. The issue made headlines earlier last month after a report by the New Zealand Herald indicated that students might get "harassed if nothing is done". That's not unlikely, despite the fact that "faeces", "urine" and "pornography" -- the formal English words for the aforementioned nicknames -- weren't exactly those parents' intention when their children first came into the world.

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    The hovering eye

    Life, Apipar Norapoompipat, Published on 23/01/2019

    » 'I shoot a lot of crap every day," said Thomas Hoepker after being asked what it feels like to be lauded as a master photographer. "You see something and a car comes, or the person I wanted to photograph turns around. I would say, if I walk on the street in the evening, I see 10 pictures, maybe one I keep from that scene."

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    Worlds apart: Maniq confront modern life

    Spectrum, King-oua Laohong, Published on 27/05/2018

    » A cluster of children from the Maniq ethnic group are doing something their ancestors may have never been able to picture -- watching a TV show.

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    Getting the green light on electric cars

    Spectrum, Paritta Wangkiat, Published on 30/10/2016

    » As of Sept 30, Thailand had 52 electric sedans on the road. There are roughly 1.3 million electric cars on the roads worldwide, but with fears batteries will flatten in traffic or flooding will lead to lasting damage, Thai drivers have been slow on the uptake.

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    Breach of trust

    Spectrum, Paritta Wangkiat, Published on 25/09/2016

    » On a sunny September day a year ago, a group of whale spotters was floating on a boat 15km off the Bangkok shoreline.

  • THAILAND

    Death by meat

    Life, Arusa Pisuthipan, Published on 17/05/2016

    » It was just less than a year ago that worldwide consumers almost jumped out of their skin when the WHO's International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) categorised processed meats such as sausage, ham and bacon as not just unhealthy, but linked to cancer.

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    Brave student sees beyond his disability

    Spectrum, Jeerawat Na Thalang, Published on 28/02/2016

    » Describing himself as "man of science", Pawin Piamthai refuses to succumb to his fate. In August, he will become the first blind student at one of the most selective colleges, the faculty of engineering at Chulalongkorn University.

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    Sweet tooth nation

    Life, Catherine Faulder, Published on 20/10/2015

    » As is the case with most modern Bangkok dwellings, my compact apartment does not have an oven. So I am forced to eat out a lot. I use the term "forced" loosely, as we all know Bangkok is a city that boasts some of the best food in the world.

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