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  • LIFE

    Our Farewell Flowers

    Life, Published on 21/06/2017

    » 'Flower-making is all about imagination," Aporn Kulkusol said as her fingers nimbly arranged the petal of a paper daffodil. Scattered on the table in front of her were petal-shaped paper, scissors, thread spools, candles and incense sticks. "Use your heart," was the middle-aged woman's advice as she completed the daffodils -- dararat -- the flower that the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej often gave to Her Majesty Queen Sirikit when they lived in Switzerland.

  • LIFE

    Come on Baby, Light My Fire

    B Magazine, Published on 30/07/2017

    » After 24 years in Bangkok there's no hoodwinking Jerry Hopkins, pioneering Rolling Stone reporter and author of No One Here Gets Out Alive, the cult biography of The Doors' self-styled shaman-poet Jim Morrison.

  • OPINION

    Chaos on its way

    News, Postbag, Published on 23/02/2017

    » Re: "The BRT, should it stay or should it go?" (BP, Feb 22).

  • OPINION

    Follow Buddha's wisdom

    News, Postbag, Published on 28/05/2017

    » In her May 25 article, "How our education sustains dictatorship", Sanitsuda Ekachai outlines clearly how the militarisation of Thai education harms not only education, infamously failing for decades, but also how the pernicious effects of the centralised command over young minds oozes out to pervade all of Thai society, to the great harm of society, politics and morals. The malaise does indeed start in the official Thai education hierarchy.

  • OPINION

    Too long for a lease

    News, Postbag, Published on 18/04/2017

    » Re: "P-move opposes 99-year leases for foreign investors", (BP, April 17).

  • OPINION

    Children need more protection

    News, Postbag, Published on 20/11/2016

    » Swedish ambassador Staffan Herrstrom's piece in Saturay's paper ("Never choose violence against children", Opinion) couldn't have come at a better time.

  • OPINION

    Lost in translation

    News, Postbag, Published on 02/03/2017

    » I enjoyed Somsak Pola's comments in his March 2 letter, "Writing without rules" about the Thai vs English languages. However I take exception to: "The problem with Grade 6 students, however, is not regarding writing. It is about misspelling, using slang and colloquialisms which should be easy to fix. Mai pen rai."

  • THAILAND

    Brush with deathbrings out the bestin our children

    Spectrum, Published on 31/07/2016

    » The bloom was off our Rose -- but for only a few minutes. She didn't die. It happened this past June 19, a Sunday. A sudden-death horror story. Almost. It began and ended in five minutes. Literally. Five minutes. But she lived.

  • OPINION

    Water solution urgent

    News, Postbag, Published on 10/03/2016

    » More than half of the provinces are currently at risk of running out of water for household use this year, yet Thailand is blessed with abundant rainfall.

  • ADVANCED NEWS

    Beating the heat

    Terry Fredrickson, Published on 09/04/2013

    » Outdoor workers survive the hot season in various ways, all useful to know as the Meteorological Department says the hottest day of the year has not yet arrived.

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