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    From exile to acceptance

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 10/07/2015

    » 'Every journey starts with one step. So today is one step for a long journey," said Burmese activist Aung Myo Min in the documentary film This Kind Of Love. During the scene, he was standing inside a Bangkok BTS Skytrain. He was on his journey home to Myanmar after 24 years of exile.

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    Fair winds

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 10/11/2016

    » In the waters off Hua Hin's coastline, all was calm at first. Then, all of a sudden, a strong wind picked up, sending a young boy and his sailing dinghy to clash with another boat, which was leading the race.

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    Passing the smell test

    B Magazine, Normita Thongtham, Published on 17/04/2016

    » Ten years ago, Kriepob Limkangwalmongkol wrote to say that Phuket, where he lived, had many Chinese Taoist temples and they burned quite a lot of mai juang, or theptaro wood, to cleanse the atmosphere during their numerous ceremonies, especially during the annual vegetarian festival.

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    A star reborn

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 08/01/2016

    » The Bangkok Planetarium -- along with the prime minister's chair and tanks -- has been one of the capital's most popular destinations on Children's Day for many years. After 50 years in operation, the planetarium recently underwent its first major facelift; the ceremony to unveil it was held on Tuesday, just in time for Children's Day tomorrow.

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    Looking up, not down

    Life, Pattramon Sukprasert, Published on 16/10/2015

    » Each year, between 800-1,000 children in Thailand are born with Down's syndrome, a genetic condition associated with physical growth delays and moderate intellectual disability.

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    The twilight zone

    Life, Apipar Norapoompipat, Published on 12/04/2016

    » April 13 isn't just the start of Songkran -- it's also National Senior Citizen's Day, observed to bring attention to the elderly. With Thailand on a path to becoming the highest-aged society in Asean -- the percentage of elderly among the total population is estimated to rise to 20% in 2020-21 -- there has been increased public and private interest in developing programmes to help senior citizens get out of the house, socialise and become as independent as possible, exercising their physical, emotional and physical well-being in the process.

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    Happy and gay

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 23/12/2014

    » A year is coming to a close, and it has been quite a good one for the LGBT community worldwide, so to speak. More countries and states are starting to legalise same-sex marriage — a sign of more acceptance and understanding from the public. Though that list still has yet to include Thailand, the movements by Thai gender activists are ongoing, and we wait for the day everyone can stand proudly and equally next to one another regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity.

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    A glamorous wedding to remember

    Life, Published on 05/04/2019

    » It was one of Bangkok's most recent weddings to remember when Wannisa Pakcharoen and Jirasak Chirathivat tied the knot and celebrated their marriage at Park Hyatt Bangkok hotel's Ballroom last month. Son of Suchada and Kriengsakdi Chirathivat, the groom, Jirasak, is currently head of customer strategy for JD Central.

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    The force is strong with this one

    Life, Pimrapee Thungkasemvathana, Published on 04/05/2015

    » In 1997, Atis Ruchirawat translated the script of the original Star Wars trilogy for subbing and dubbing in Thai. He didn't need the script, he said. He could recite the dialogue more or less by heart. He even knows the words Greedo and Jabba the Hutt say in their fictional language, though he does not care to speculate whether Greedo or Han Solo shot first. His scope of interest is boxed in by the film itself — he isn't concerned about the numerous spin-offs of the movies or unsolvable hypotheses.

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    The lion's dream came true

    Life, Kanokporn Chanasongkram, Published on 30/09/2015

    » Strumming his guitar and humming a tune while effortlessly posing for a photo shoot, Singto Numchok from time to time looks at his mobile phone to check whether it's still recording. He's in search of his next hit, which may just come spontaneously out of the blue and he wants to capture it when it actually does.

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