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    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.

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    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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    Permanent revolutionary

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 09/11/2018

    » When your father happens to be Ernesto "Che" Guevara, the Argentine Marxist revolutionary who was an engine of the Cuban Revolution, you learn early in life to be emotionally strong, grounded and defiant -- proud of your ideology, regardless of how it may be viewed by the rest of the world.


    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.


    Morning glory

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 24/10/2018

    » It's in the wee hours of the morning, while listening to the likes of Mozart, Vivaldi and Handel on his record player, that Thai National Artist Sumet Jumsai produces some of his best work.


    Making things right

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 23/10/2018

    » In the age of #MeToo, Thais have become more aware of issues like sexual violence and female empowerment. This is evinced by high-profile cases like that of Nitiwadee "Mor Nim" Pucharoenyos, a victim of domestic violence who was a few months ago spared the death penalty when the appeals court found her not guilty of killing her estranged husband back in 2013, while her mother was sentenced to life imprisonment for plotting the murder out of love for her daughter. It seems like a lot of females have started waking up to the idea of gender justice.


    A glimmer of hope

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

    » Fourteen-year-old Lamzambi lives in abject poverty in a border town of Mae Sot in Tak province. Coming from a migrant family, she lives with her mother and siblings in a shack with no electricity and running water. After her father died, the family remains dependent on three older children who work in the town market.


    The personal writ historical

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 04/10/2018

    » Sawangwongse Yawnghwe has lived the life of an exile. A celebrated Shan artist, Sawangwongse channels his experience into paintings and installations that bring to the table issues pertaining to a large spectrum of political views.

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    Sometimes less is more

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 18/09/2018

    » Nitcharee Pen-eakchanasak lost both her legs in an MRT accident in Singapore eight years ago. But it is projects like "Less Is More: Short Film Production By Young Persons With Disabilities" that play an integral part in helping her prove her worth and showcase her hidden talents and passion for the art of cinema.


    Sailing without limits

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 14/09/2018

    » Two of Thailand's most skilled physically challenged sailors are about to make their debut at the 2018 Para World Sailing Championships in the US, fiercely determined to make the country proud.

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