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  • LIFE

    A message that resonates

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 16/07/2019

    » Newly appointed deputy executive director and UN assistant secretary-general Anita Bhatia says the message of the UN Women's flagship report titled "Progress Of The World's Women 2019-2020: Families In A Changing World" resonates well with her.

  • LIFE

    Service with a Thai smile

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 11/07/2019

    » Thailand has a huge service industry, and it is one that continues to grow and develop. In reflection of this, the Thailand Retail, Food & Hospitality Services 2019 (TRAFS) exhibition returns for its 13th edition from Thursday until July 14.

  • LIFE

    Ending statelessness

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 08/07/2019

    » A veteran advocate for the rights of stateless communities in Thailand, Tuenjai Deetes has for close to half-a-century devoted her life to helping them achieve their rightful status in a nation they have resided in for long enough to love and cherish as their own.

  • OPINION

    The real reason Grab is winning: service

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 01/07/2019

    » Taxi and motorcycle taxi drivers in the capital were once again up in arms last week when they heard that their arch-rival Grab Thailand, the local operating arm of the Singapore-based start-up hailing service app, might be getting the green light by the government to operate legally.

  • LIFE

    The soul stirrers

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 01/07/2019

    » Like many other kids his age, Patapol Thanomchan spent nine hours a day playing video games, which brought about many unwanted consequences. Fortunately, this is in his past.

  • LIFE

    The eyes of a refugee

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 24/06/2019

    » Pairoj Pichetmetakul spent five days in Cox's Bazar, one of the world's largest refugee camps in Bangladesh. There, an estimated 1.4 million members of the Rohingya population, who have fled atrocities at the hands of Myanmar soldiers, are facing hardship. Due to their large numbers, humanitarian-aid agencies are barely able to offer basic necessities such as food, shelter and medicine, and often campaign for donations.

  • LIFE

    Tomboy portraits, with entertainment

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 14/06/2019

    » The photo exhibition titled "Tomboy Bangkok", staged at Silom 8 Gallery at Whiteline, is expected to create a buzz in town as it is reported to be one of the first photo exhibits in Thailand focused on self-identified tomboys.

  • THAILAND

    A better you behind bars

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 12/06/2019

    » Although drag queen Golf* and tomboy Tee* are so different especially in terms of outer appearance and gender identity, they have one thing in common. Both -- representing the LGBT community at the Chanthaburi Provincial Prison -- have used their talents to become role model prisoners.

  • LIFE

    Listen to her

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 04/06/2019

    » Twenty-four-year-old Bee* has been living with a verbally abusive husband for years. One day, out of desperation, she tells him she will go to the police. He threatens to kill her if she ever leaves him. He brings home a gun to show that he means business.

  • LIFE

    Into the light

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 28/05/2019

    » After struggling with depression since his teen years, Edward Gunawan said revisiting some of his darkest moments was taking a toll on his emotional health. In the end, he found a way to turn his experience into something more beneficial for society.

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