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  • LIFE

    The view from the sidelines

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 20/08/2014

    » In an effort to develop and train Thai athletes to find success at international sporting events, foreign coaches are often hired for their expertise.

  • LIFE

    Recipe for success

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 14/08/2014

    » Job satisfaction among business partners and staff, combined with a drive to become successful, can take a business venture a long way. Three-year-old Seven Spoons restaurant, which specialises in Mediterranean and vegetarian dishes, has very much followed this formula. 

  • LIFE

    The flavour of hardship overcome

    Muse, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 02/08/2014

    » Behind executive chef Pairos Prapairak’s happy-go-lucky persona is a painful childhood, which he says could have easily lead him astray if he hadn’t channelled negative energy into drive to accomplish his goals.

  • OPINION

    Dusky beauty leads the way

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 02/07/2014

    » For a dark-skinned Thai woman to be chosen to represent the country at an international beauty pageant is, for most Thais, an eyebrow-raising experience. This is chiefly because it is normally the porcelain skin-toned contestants that clinch the crown.

  • NEWS

    Dreaming on the touchline

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 30/05/2014

    » Zico is glad that the Thai national women’s team have qualified for the World Cup in Canada next year. The former striker-turned-national coach for the men’s national side, Kiatisak “Zico” Senamuang, admits, however, that to expect the same from their male counterparts any time in the near future is a tall order.

  • LIFE

    Pure intentions

    Muse, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 19/04/2014

    » Merit-making takes different forms, but for Supamit Kitjapipat, managing director of Siripanna Villa Resort & Spa Chiang Mai, it means organising charity art auctions to raise funds for a good cause.

  • LIFE

    Close to her harp

    Muse, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 07/03/2014

    » Over the years, veteran American harpist Judith Utley’s recitals have captivated and mesmerised audiences in Thailand, a country she has called her second home since the early 80s, when she accompanied her husband, a Christian missionary, after he was posted here.

  • LIFE

    Putting the customer first

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 27/02/2014

    » After three decades in her present job, Rumpa Vichienwan is someone her staff know they can always bank upon. As manager of Bangkok Bank’s Sunthorn Kosa Road branch, she believes in being a hands-on boss and can often be seen assisting tellers manning the public counter whenever she can spare time from her own busy schedule.

  • LIFE

    A classy way to success

    Muse, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 15/02/2014

    » Leading research scientist Wibool Piyawattanametha attributes much of the success he enjoys today to his parents’ dedication towards offering him the best of education during his formative years of growing up in a middle-class family in Bangkok.

  • LIFE

    Young blood to prove their worth

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 09/12/2013

    » Dressed in drag, with clownish make-up and matted hair, Ratanapol Sowan, Thawat Kachin and Subenrat Insaeng are participating in the hazing day rituals organised by the National Amateur Athletics Association of Thailand a week before their departure for the much anticipated 27th Southeast Asian Games in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar.

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