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    Prizefighter still packs a Punch

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 14/03/2012

    » For Khaosai Galaxy_ once dubbed the "Thai Mike Tyson" for his thirst for knockout victories _ capturing the coveted WBA legend award in Panama City recently brought back a flood of old memories of his triumphant days as Thailand's boxing torpedo.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Making his influence Count

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 16/04/2012

    » As a billionaire with a European title of nobility, Count Gerald van der Straten Ponthoz has the world at his feet. Having traversed the globe for years, a handful of coincidences brought the Belgian to Thailand a decade ago. Little did he know back then that moving to the Land of Smiles would be the start of a string of projects which he would help spearhead to equip tribal folk in the North with the educational know-how to a promising career path of their choice.

  • LIFESTYLE

    The journey from him to her

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 05/06/2012

    » Jetsada Taesombat _ a transgender _ embodies the charms of a young woman who exudes confidence and style. With an innate talent for public-speaking, the 27-year-old seems suited for the position of coordinator at the Thai Transgender Alliance (Thai TGA), which promotes activities to help overcome prejudices society may hold against them.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Rising against all odds

    Muse, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 14/07/2012

    » Born to a poor farming family in Chiang Mai, Saisunee Jana lost the use of both her legs in a freak motorcycle accident when she was 17. Since then she has fought tooth and nail to reach goals few in her position would dare to accomplish.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Making an Olympic Debut

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 16/07/2012

    » For most athletes, reaching the Olympics is an arduous road covered with blood, sweat and tears. And for those making their debut at the world's most anticipated sporting meet, it can be twice as challenging.

  • LIFESTYLE

    For the sake of appearance

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 03/09/2012

    » Beneath Olympic silver medallist Pimsiri Sirikaew's hard-bitten, masculine exterior beats the heart of a young, vivacious, and insecure woman.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Serving the team

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 10/09/2012

    » National women's volleyball head coach Kiattipong Radchatagriengkai takes his responsibilities far beyond the call of duty _ to him the team is family.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Trials and Triumph

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 21/09/2012

    » The sport sounds obscure, but the man who's achieved unlikely glory in it is relishing a rare chance to be in the spotlight _ and to talk about it despite the physical difficulty of doing so.

  • NEWS

    In a league of his own

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 01/11/2012

    » Teerasil Dangda _ one of the most sought-after Thai strikers in the Thailand Premier League today _ has managed to keep himself grounded despite the fame and fortune that has come with his resounding success. At the time of this interview, the 24-year-old's latest goal, a first-half header against Chainat FC, ensured SCG Muang Thong United clinched the coveted Thailand Premier League title earlier this month.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Playing at home may be the needed spur

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 06/11/2012

    » While finishing at the top of their game is what Thailand's futsal players hope to achieve at the Fifa Futsal World Cup, their secret desire _ according to Sutthiphan Wanwinwes, the team's deputy manager _ is to see this sporting event, being held for the first time on home turf, uniting Thais of all political affiliations and colours.

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