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  • LIFESTYLE

    The Golden Years

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 07/08/2018

    » Dressed in white jumpsuit Vijitra Kanthawivorn, 73, a retired nurse from King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, gestured for a group of her friends to sit next to her as the screening of the film was about to begin.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Taking on the traffickers

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 17/07/2017

    » Life's unkindnesses turned Wirawan Mosby, 2017 recipient of the US Secretary of State Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report Hero Award, into a woman of valour.

  • NEWS

    Stopping the madness

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 03/03/2014

    » Festering anger over the senseless deaths of four children who became the latest victims of political violence in Trat province and Bangkok’s Ratchaprasong has put Veena, a noodle vendor with an avid interest in politics, on an emotional roller coaster. As she closely monitors what daily newspapers have to say on the deaths, she gets irate and begins to spew a tirade of insults about ousted prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra and his red-shirt supporters, whom she blames for being behind the incident. “They’re the aggressor, so terrible,” Veena says.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Young blood to prove their worth

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 09/12/2013

    » Dressed in drag, with clownish make-up and matted hair, Ratanapol Sowan, Thawat Kachin and Subenrat Insaeng are participating in the hazing day rituals organised by the National Amateur Athletics Association of Thailand a week before their departure for the much anticipated 27th Southeast Asian Games in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar.

  • LIFESTYLE

    In the swim of things

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 30/10/2013

    » Motivational speaker Maarten van der Weijden speaks from the heart when he says medicine was the only thing that helped him fight leukaemia and that his winning of a gold medal at the Beijing Olympics, while recuperating from one of the most deadly forms of cancer, could not be attributed to a case of "mind over matter".

  • LIFESTYLE

    Schooled by hard knocks

    Muse, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 22/06/2013

    » Tatchamapan Chanchamrassaeng's fashion sense reflects her artistic nature. The Thai illustrator has worked with a string of world-famous brands since her career took off eight years ago and her portfolio now boasts an impressive line of clients including such household names as Marc Jacobs, Nike and MTV.

  • LIFESTYLE

    The biggest winners

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 09/04/2013

    » Traffic policeman Nithat Si-sard's mammoth 144kg frame offers little hint of what he once had: the physique of a body builder. A glimpse of that old self emerges, fleetingly, when he flexes whatever is left of his chest muscles.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Cashing in

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 16/01/2013

    » Travelling in Prasit Suwan's yellow-and-green vehicle gives an entirely new meaning to a taxi jaunt in Bangkok. After a respectful wai, which he offers to both young and old, his infectious smile, humble demeanour and a genuine heart for service, makes passengers feel at home.

  • NEWS

    CSI: Bangkok

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 23/10/2012

    » The arduous job of sifting through and gathering compelling forensic and physical evidence to lead police to the perpetrator is a priority for Thailand's crime scene investigators. Forget television's CSI: this is the real, hard job of unglamorous police who take their work deadly seriously in the hope justice is swiftly served for the victims and their families.

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