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    A positive change for people of Myanmar

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 12/04/2012

    » Myanmar's democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi's historic by-election win is also the "victory of the people". Among these citizens are the brave students and civilians that fled their country in the aftermath of the 1988 failed student uprising for democracy, which was brutally crushed by the military junta's iron-fisted rule. Numerous were killed and injured, while many became refugees in neighbouring Thailand.


    The truth about tolerance

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 01/03/2012

    » Thailand is well known for being tolerant towards people of different sexual orientations. After all, hardly a day goes by without one seeing ladyboys and chic lesbian tomboys with their shortly cropped hairstyles and manly attire roam the streets of Bangkok. The most obvious response of bystanders is a mixed bag of raised eyebrows and stares.


    Motorcycle taxis saddled with problems

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 09/02/2012

    » Motorcycle taxi drivers have had to contend with extortion gangs for as long as we have had this convenient mode of transport shuttle us around to beat the city's horrendous traffic jams.

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