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    Staying alive

    Life, Duangphat Sitthipat, Published on 23/03/2015

    » Last month, Juan Francisco Guillermo, a Chilean cyclist on a 250,000km, around-the-world journey, was killed after being hit by a pickup truck in Nakhon Ratchasima province. One week after the tragedy, members of the Thai Cyclists Network got together in front of Bangkok Art and Culture Centre for a commemorative ceremony. The event saw participants playing dead on the ground to raise public awareness of road safety and the risks faced by cyclists.

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    Meeting your match on Valentine’s day

    Brunch, Published on 08/02/2015

    » Valentine’s Day is for lovers, and for the desperately dateless to watch on in despair as seemingly everyone else pairs off.

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    Finding his Voice

    Life, Duangphat Sitthipat, Published on 30/12/2014

    » When Somsak Rinnaira posted on his Facebook page that he would save up money to go compete in The Voice, he was not totally serious. That was back in 2013 when Somsak was just a 21-year-old college student who worked part-time at a KFC branch in Chiang Rai.

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    Little Thai lies

    Guru, Jarupat Buranastidporn, Published on 16/01/2015

    » Maybe giving up lying was one of your New Year’s resolutions, but we all know that ended when you told yourself one more stick of moo ping isn’t going to make a difference on the scale. It’s hard to be honest 24/7 and Bangkokians just happen to know a thing or two about untruths. After all, we actually do it daily in somewhat innocent ways. Here are some of the most common fibs flying around the city to watch out for and the reality behind them.

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    The secret garden

    Life, Sirinya Wattanasukchai, Published on 24/09/2014

    » It was time to go home after a long day’s work. But Worakamol Hin-on had a last mission to complete before catching the shuttle bus — to grab some basil leaves in the factory’s garden for her dinner.

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    Sek goes solo, gym row, it's all gone, animal magnet

    News, Published on 05/10/2014

    » Rocker Sek Loso is vowing to sue his estranged wife and former doctor for 200 million baht, as his marital woes deepen.

  • LIFESTYLE

    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.

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    Cartoon loonies

    Life, Parisa Pichitmarn, Published on 05/05/2014

    » Thai characters have recently been making their presence felt on global chatting app Line. Life talks with two local artists about their roads to success and how their stickers don’t bring in a lot of money, but mostly memories of beloved comics

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    Are these really the ‘Golden Years’?

    Life, Parisa Pichitmarn, Published on 14/04/2014

    » Yesterday marked Thailand’s Day of the Elderly, and if Thai customs have conditioned you just right, one of the most disconcerting sights you could possibly witness is of an elderly person still working. Our mentality that we should always care for our parents in old age makes us shudder at the reality of old folks still toiling away to make ends meet.

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    From classroom to centre stage

    Life, Published on 23/01/2014

    » Kittiphun Kittipakapom sat in the cinema watching the film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom Of The Opera. It was 2004 and he was 12. It was the first time he had ever seen a musical performance and he fell under its spell. Kittiphun felt like he was a part of the film, the Phantom, running through tunnels and along canals, singing for Christine.

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