Keep It Green: Small initiatives to clean up the environment

Keep It Green: Small initiatives to clean up the environment

PHUKET: In one of his last essays, “Civilization and Its Discontents”, Sigmund Freud, one of the greatest minds of the twentieth century, argued that mankind had a ‘death wish’, a willed capacity for self-destruction. “Civilization’s aim was,” he said, “to combine single human individuals, families, then races, peoples a

- Wednesday, February 22, 2017 | 07:00 AM

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Understanding your place on the happiness scale [video]

Understanding your place on the happiness scale [video]

PHUKET: There is no single key to happiness that will work for every single person out there, which is what makes Lisa Cypers Kamen’s holistic approach to understanding where we are on the happiness scale, and where we want to be, so insightful. ‘Are We Happy Yet? Eight Keys to Unlocking a Joyful Life’ is a hands-on guide to

- Friday, February 17, 2017 | 05:00 PM

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Law, Life and Society: Consequences of holiday debauchery

Law, Life and Society: Consequences of holiday debauchery

PHUKET: There are numerous ‘dek khrueng’ or ‘half-children’ born to women who work in Thailand’s red-light districts. Many foreign men come to Thailand for a short holiday to spend their time with Thai women. Some of them leave without knowing that they have a child. Others know about, but still decide to return to their ho

- Friday, February 17, 2017 | 02:30 PM

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Profile: What victory means for Miss Grand Krabi 2017

Profile: What victory means for Miss Grand Krabi 2017

PHUKET: Phuket native Pamela Pasinetti was recently crowned ‘Miss Grand Krabi 2017’. Poised and elegant in her gown and tiara, Pamela spoke to Simon J Hand of Gazette Radio to talk about her pageant experience. Now 23 years of age, Pamela has always had big dreams. “I’ve always wanted to be a pageant queen,” she

- Tuesday, February 14, 2017 | 11:00 AM

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