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  • LIFE

    No mere act

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 29/01/2019

    » Sakda Kaewbuadee is an actor, but not the kind who always spends time in the limelight, walking red carpets and giving autographs. When he is away from acting, he helps refugees.

  • LIFE

    Celebrate Year of the Pig in style

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 16/01/2019

    » Chinese New Year is a time for family reunions and fun with your loved ones. Celebratory events being held up and down the country in celebration of the Year of the Pig promise all that and more.

  • LIFE

    What's love got to do with it?

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 14/01/2019

    » Soft-spoken anti-child-marriage activist Albina knows all too well the downside to early and forced marriages, from her community of Sunsari in Nepal. Her mother was a product of such a union, forced to leave school at age 16 and marry a man of her parents' choice.

  • LIFE

    Painting pain

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 24/12/2018

    » As a child, Amina was sexually molested by her uncle, who was a highly respected member of the family. The abuse started at the age of six and only ended when she left home aged 16.

  • LIFE

    How the old stay young

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 11/12/2018

    » Despite being 65 and frail, Auntie Pim, a retired nurse, doesn't miss a day of her workout classes at the Lumpini Youth Centre and Sports Club, which aside from sports activities for the youth offers retired folks classes on classical Thai music, painting and other arts-based activities.

  • LIFE

    Rare Bencharong goes on display at River City

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 06/12/2018

    » Bencharong, a distinctive variety of enamelled porcelain made primarily for Siamese royalty of the Chakri Dynasty between the late 18th and early 20th centuries, never fails to amaze people for its brilliant colours, wide selection of motifs and kaleidoscopic compositions.

  • LIFE

    A celebration of freedom

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 05/12/2018

    » Ugandan-born Indian visual artist Varsha Nair's work speaks volumes about the issues she is passionate about in life. The prolific expat artist, who has resided in Thailand since 1995, has once again produced thought-provoking work in her latest exhibition "Shifts", at the Bridge Art Space, running from today until Jan 13.

  • LIFE

    Visiting the vulnerable

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 28/11/2018

    » European Union Ambassador to Thailand Pirkka Tapiola recently visited the border town of Mae Sot to survey EU-funded projects for Myanmar Muslim migrants. Much work still needs to be done to improve the living conditions and outlook for the number of migrants there, and the ambassador is working with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) to make sure it happens.

  • OPINION

    The future, left behind

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 19/11/2018

    » When private companies are willing to pump a staggering 54 billion baht into a business venture like Iconsiam, just imagine what they are capable of doing to develop the potential of the country's workforce and education for the underprivileged.

  • THAILAND

    A mandate on heeding health

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 13/11/2018

    » For over two decades, ever since arriving in Mae Sot as migrants from Myanmar, Muslims Wahid Abdulla and Myo Aung and their families were dogged by constant ailments due largely to the squalid living conditions they found themselves in.

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