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  • LIFE

    Smashing the glass ceiling

    Life, Sasiwimon Boonruang, Published on 04/06/2014

    » Thai women continue to make great strides in their careers, but there are still much harder steps to take until they reach the same senior positions enjoyed by their male counterparts.

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    Nature’s melodious alarm clock

    B Magazine, Normita Thongtham, Published on 25/05/2014

    » Every day around 5am, I am awakened by a riot of sounds from an assortment of birds. As if by cue they start all at the same time, with sounds ranging from the loud “kawow kawow-kawow-kawow” of the common koel or Asian koel, known in Thai as nok kawow (Eudynamys scolopacea), to the explosive “chee-yup, chee-yup” of the common tailorbird, or nok krajib (Orthotomus sutorius) and the plaintive coo-crooo-crooo of the spotted dove, or nok kao yai (Streptopelia chinensis).

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    Dog days are never over

    B Magazine, Published on 04/05/2014

    » Tharinee Wipuchanin has her hands full. Many eyes train their attention on her, many mouths are howling for attention and many tails are wagging. The phones are ringing off the hook but, instead of high-risk business deals or lowbrow community gossip, there are concerned animal lovers on the line. The calls are all about cats and dogs.

  • LIFE

    The leprosy mission

    Life, Arusa Pisuthipan, Published on 06/05/2014

    » In Thailand, there are more than 500 registered leprosy patients, not to mention the unregistered, according to figures in 2012 from the Department of Disease Control’s Rajprachasamasai Institute working under the Ministry of Public Health to prevent and monitor the prevalence of leprosy in the country.

  • LIFE

    A helping hand

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 06/05/2014

    » Beneath socialite Saisom Wongsasuluk’s glamorous party dresses and eye-catching jewellery beats the heart of a woman who finds great satisfaction in lending a hand to the needy.

  • LIFE

    Rainbow power hits streets

    Life, Published on 16/05/2014

    » If you’re out and about in Bangkok tomorrow, don’t be surprised if you spot an unusual number of rainbow-coloured flags and badges and people decked out in multi-hued garb of all sorts. They will be marking International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, usually shortened to Idahot, a day when gender diversity is celebrated around the world by activists from the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community and their friends, family members and all those who reject discrimination based on a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity.

  • LIFE

    Prying eyes

    Life, Napamon Roongwitoo, Published on 22/04/2014

    » There’s something about social media that shows us the darker side of our society, thanks to the anonymity of users. On one hand, it is good to know what others honestly think. On the other, the truth can be downright terrifying, such as the issue of paedophilia, or sexual attraction to children.

  • LIFE

    Monarchists vow to fight ‘armed threat’

    News, Published on 20/04/2014

    » The founder of a radical pro-royalist group bent on “exterminating” lese majeste offenders has vowed tit-for-tat measures against opponents who he claims are trying to intimidate him.

  • LIFE

    A charismatic collection

    Life, Published on 25/04/2014

    » Leading Swiss watchmaker Omega introduces in Bangkok the newest members of the Omega Fine Jewellery family — the charismatic Ladymatic line. The new feminine jewellery line elegantly reinterpreted the Ladymatic watch case through the four waves patterns, creating a strong link with their namesake watches.

  • LIFE

    Leisurely look at nature

    B Magazine, Normita Thongtham, Published on 27/04/2014

    » My family has made it a tradition to travel together, either to our country home near Loei or to my daughter Nalinee’s workplace in Phuket, at least once a year. It is our way of spending quality time together. Even when we are driving to her place, Nalinee flies into Bangkok to join us for the trip. Driving 900km to Cape Panwa in Phuket is not everybody’s idea of fun, but it was not as bad as it sounds as we made stops along the way when we went there during the long Songkran holiday recently.

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