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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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    Diabetes and the low-carb debate

    Life, Published on 20/09/2016

    » A few years ago, Dr Richard Kahn, the now-retired chief scientific and medical officer of the American Diabetes Association, was tasked with organising a committee to prescribe a diet plan for people with diabetes. He began by looking at the evidence for different diets, asking which, if any, best controlled diabetes.

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    Ground reality

    Life, Kong Rithdee, Published on 15/09/2016

    » In The Road To Mandalay, young Myanmar migrants hide in the cargo of a truck trundling past the borders into Thailand. In Bangkok, they look for jobs with the dream that every Myanmar worker dreams: to save money and return home, or better, to go somewhere else where life is kinder. They both find work in a textile factory in the outskirts, the female weaving yarns and the male lifting machines. To them, Thailand is a land of hope, though they'll soon find out, like many Myanmar workers do, that it's also a limbo, a perpetual transit, a non-place where hope can be dashed in seconds and desire can turn into tragedy.

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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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    Embracing bee season

    B Magazine, Normita Thongtham, Published on 31/07/2016

    » I was standing on the veranda of our country home when I noticed a swarm of little white butterflies milling around the canopy of a rainbow eucalyptus. The tree was in bloom, and as I watched the butterflies fluttering from flower to flower, I could not help but marvel at the wonders of nature. Where did the butterflies come from? Other plants were in bloom as well, but why were they only attracted to this particularly tree? I had no doubt in my mind that the flowers were also pollinated by bees and other insects, but why were they visited by only one kind of butterfly?

  • LIFE

    Rage against Wall Street

    Life, Kong Rithdee, Published on 27/05/2016

    » Jodie Foster's Money Monster touches on two topical subjects. First, Wall Street's greed and how its casino logic can destroy lives; second, the obscene realism of live broadcast and how the producers and audience are both complicit in turning private lives into public spectacle. Big social issues, both of them, and with George Clooney and Julia Roberts in the lead and Foster directing, we expected a smart blast.

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    Row takes off, Deal falls down, Law suit goes ahead

    News, Mae Moo, Published on 07/08/2016

    » Sexy singer Warattha "Noey" Imraporn is putting a brave face on problems with the family of the pilot she wants to marry after one of his relatives lashed her in the media.

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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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    The F word

    B Magazine, Andrew Biggs, Published on 26/06/2016

    » Affable Bangkok Governor Sukhumbhand Paribatra eschews the "f" word. He's made it clear that from now on, he never wants to hear it again.

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    Imported home brew

    Life, Pattramon Sukprasert, Published on 12/07/2016

    » Chant Khamthongthae's life story sounds like the plot of a melodrama. After winning the lottery, he chose to start a new life abroad. Then from a motorcycle taxi driver in Bangkok working hand-to-mouth, Chant became a well-known barista with 15 years of experiences in Sydney. The boot is on the other foot now.

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