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  • LIFESTYLE

    Remembering A Prince Of Art

    Life, Pichaya Svasti, Published on 29/04/2019

    » After two years of temporary closure for restoration, Ban Plainern, the residence of the late Prince Narisaranuvattiwongse -- the Great Craftsman of Siam -- is today reopened for a special occasion. Every year, the Naris Foundation and the Chitrabongs family celebrate Naris Day, the prince's birthday, by opening up the residence in Bangkok's Klong Toey district to distinguished guests on April 28 and to the public all day on April 29.

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    A Christmas story

    Life, Father Joe Maier, Published on 25/12/2018

    » A Klong Toey miss. Smartest in her senior class, captain of her Bangkok league-winning volleyball team. Beautiful long black hair coming down to her shoulders -- tall like her dad. Born to a devout Buddhist family on Christmas Day. But on her 18th birthday and Christmas, she is fighting back tears, as she vows to do this impossible thing for her dying mum.

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    Merry Xmas from Bangkok Music Society

    Life, Published on 29/11/2018

    » Bangkok Music Society will mark its 40th anniversary with a Christmas concert featuring the BMS Choir of 50 international singers at Siam Society, Asok Road, tomorrow Nov 30 at 7pm and again at Evangelical Lutheran Church, Sukhumvit 50 (Soi Roemcharoen), on Saturday Dec 1 at 4pm.

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    Doing right by the children

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 29/10/2018

    » Henrietta H. Fore couldn't be happier with the way Thailand has made progress in promoting and protecting children's rights in the past 70 years of its presence -- by that name -- in the Kingdom. The Unicef executive director was recently in Thailand, and the success stories of the country through years of governmental policies and support from other agencies couldn't fail to put a smile on her face: the country has almost a 100% rate of birth and healthcare registration, access to clean drinking water, sanitation and primary-school attendance.

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    Darkness and despair

    Life, Published on 03/07/2018

    » Grandpa Thanit* went missing from home six months ago. Besides living with Alzheimer's, the resident of Prachuap Khiri Khan province -- who is believed to be 100 years old -- had a string of age-related health issues that impacted his ability to recognise friends and family. This made it more difficult for his family to locate him after he left home while family members were at work.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Our Farewell Flowers

    Life, Published on 21/06/2017

    » 'Flower-making is all about imagination," Aporn Kulkusol said as her fingers nimbly arranged the petal of a paper daffodil. Scattered on the table in front of her were petal-shaped paper, scissors, thread spools, candles and incense sticks. "Use your heart," was the middle-aged woman's advice as she completed the daffodils -- dararat -- the flower that the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej often gave to Her Majesty Queen Sirikit when they lived in Switzerland.

  • LIFESTYLE

    The wild old days

    Life, Published on 13/04/2017

    » As people prepare to celebrate Songkran, this year's festival sees a number of stricter road safety rules and regulations -- from the Section 44 edict requiring all car passengers to buckle up to the ban of water-throwing from the back of pickups along major roads and highways. But the spirit of Songkran has always been high -- and wild. Here we take a look at photos from the Bangkok Post's archives to see how Songkran revellers enjoyed the water war in the past with or without harsh traffic rules enforced.

  • TRAVEL

    A miniature town

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 08/12/2016

    » Stanley MiniVenture, the latest miniature town, will be opened today at Gateway Ekamai shopping mall.

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    As tough as old boots

    Life, Arusa Pisuthipan, Published on 26/04/2016

    » After Anong Kerdhung was diagnosed with leprosy, the first thought that crossed his mind was that he wished to no longer exist.

  • TRAVEL

    Like a bat out of hell

    Life, Pongpet Mekloy, Published on 04/02/2016

    » Life is full of surprises. Luckily, in my case, they are mostly pleasant. During my recent visit to Phitsanulok, which was my first to Noen Maprang, the province's recently revealed hidden gem, I was amazed time and time again.

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