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    Looking fabulous

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 01/05/2017

    » Homosexuality in Myanmar remains a contentious issue despite the country's new-found dawn of openness. But for Tun Tun Lin, career opportunities in the beauty industry for gays have not been dearth. The flamboyant makeover artist has a career spanning 35 years, and he's immensely proud of every minute of it.

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    Thai teen lives out her childhood dream

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 02/03/2017

    » Thita Lamsam's passion for figure skating has been pivotal to her becoming one of Thailand's most promising figure skaters.

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    A voice for the voiceless

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 24/11/2016

    » Ukraine-born Indian classical dancer Lidiya Zhuravlyova has been studying Thai classical dance and culture for three years in the Kingdom. Journeying across countries and cultures, Zhuravlyova is passionate about a number of disciplines -- she's also a model and scriptwriter. But it's Indian dance that remains closest to her heart.

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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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    Be fit, eat well

    Muse, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 27/08/2016

    » Not in her wildest dreams did Surachada Bowra, 43, envisage having a Facebook following of 35,000 and counting. The low-key architect-turned-sports specific trainer set up the Be fit and Eat Well Facebook page in December last year with the intention of sharing well researched information, plus her own experiences as a long-distance runner, with like-minded individuals.

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    Rap with resonance

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 22/08/2016

    » For Australian indigenous hip hop performers Juanita Duncan, Naomi Wenitong and Dizzy Doolan, music and dance resonates with stories of the tumultuous past of the Aboriginal population. The injustices meted out to what was called the Stolen Generations are a remnant of Australian history that is kept alive through their performances wherever they happen to be.

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    Bridging the gap among Asean countries

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 08/08/2016

    » Since a teenager, Art Thomya, YouTube host and travel vlogger, has enthusiastically participated in Asean cultural exchange programmes.

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    Mother of all festivals

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 03/08/2016

    » Thai silk textiles just refuse to age. Either hand or machine woven, their intricate prints and majestically breathtaking designs to this day raise people's eyebrows in appreciation.

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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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    Aiming for gold

    Muse, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 25/06/2016

    » After clinching a historic World Cup gold medal in the women's skeet final at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in April, national shooter Sutiya Jiewchaloemmit's otherwise poker face has taken on an exuberance.

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