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  • BUSINESS

    Minding the store

    Asia focus, Published on 08/12/2014

    » Think of a child from a poor and troubled family, and the first thought that occurs is that he is unlikely to be very successful in life. But Terry O'Connor has beaten the odds. A youngster from Liverpool who began working at age 13 just to help put food on the table, today he heads a highly successful retail chain that is ready to grow across Asia.

  • THAILAND

    A year of news to inspire

    News, Published on 31/12/2014

    » The past year had bad times - but some of the best times were given by the examples of these neighbours, who provided examples to be proud of.

  • LIFE

    The good life

    Life, Vanniya Sriangura, Published on 20/04/2015

    » In 1995, eminent banker and Thailand's ex-finance minister Boonchu Rojanastien decided to tear down his holiday home in Hua Hin and turn it into Chiva-Som, one of the world's first wellness and destination spa retreats.

  • TECH

    Writing and integrating on Macs and iOS

    Life, Graham K. Rogers, Published on 20/05/2015

    » With Apple's World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) only a couple of weeks away (June 8-12), the rumours have already begun. The top rumour was that Apple would produce a new rose gold colour for the next iPhone. Another rumour reported was how Homekit — Apple's unifying approach to the Internet of Things — is having problems and will be delayed until September.

  • LIFE

    The purveyors of Islam

    Life, Kong Rithdee, Published on 30/06/2015

    » At the age of 12, after finishing Prathom 6, Shakireen Malilee left normal education to study to become a hafiz. Originally from Prachuap Khiri Khan, he moved to an Islamic boarding school in Min Buri, a Bangkok suburb, and devoted himself to the ancient art of memorising the Koran. Every day for eight hours, Shakireen recited from Islamic holy scripture and committed each word, each verse, each page, each chapter into his young brain. After four years, he had memorises the entire book, roughly equivalent of memorising every single word of a 500-page tome. At 16, he achieved the rare honour of being called a hafiz.

  • THAILAND

    Thousands apply for 'Bike for Mom' gifts

    Online Reporters, Published on 25/07/2015

    » Thousands of people flocked to the Thai Army Sports Stadium on Saturday morning to get free souvenirs for the Bike for Mom cycling event to be held on Aug 16 to celebrate Her Majesty the Queen's 83rd birthday.

  • LIFE

    Keeping a great in the frame

    B Magazine, Jeerawat Na Thalang, Published on 08/11/2015

    » Phitsanulok province is an unlikely place to pay tribute to legendary Thai actor Mitr Chaibuncha. It is neither his birthplace nor the place where he died while performing his own stunt.

  • OPINION

    The right direction

    News, Postbag, Published on 18/01/2016

    » Re: "Our next leader will have to fix economy" (Opinion, Jan 17).

  • LIFE

    Pages of GLT history

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 21/03/2016

    » One by one, vintage magazines that were kept inside ziplock bags were slowly pulled out from within a steel cupboard. The yellowed pages of the publication and the outdated fashion apparel of the half-naked cover boy spoke for the period it was published.  

  • LIFE

    Say hello to 'Buppha Arigato'

    B Magazine, Duangkamol Panya, Published on 01/05/2016

    » Buppha Arigato is meant to send a chill down the spines of the audience, but it also did that for the cast and crew. On location in Japan, the temperature was well below freezing as they went about filming a scene on a ski slope.

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