Profile: Mexican Ambassador Jaime Nualart meets with the Gazette team

Profile: Mexican Ambassador Jaime Nualart meets with the Gazette team

PHUKET: Jaime Nualart is currently the Ambassador of Mexico to Thailand. Born in Mexico City in 1952, Amb Nualart remembers his childhood with fondness. “I went to a good school and was among the top three students in my class. I had good friends, but I was also very shy. That is perhaps the reason my mother decided to enroll me and my three siblings in art school.” An avid puppeteer, the ambassador learned this skill at art school. “I entered my puppets in theater performances at school, as I was too shy to perform in front of an audience myself. I had a close friend in class with me (who is now one of the most recogn

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 | 03:00 PM

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Profile: Pawadee Suwannakarn – Striving to keep Phuket culture alive

Profile: Pawadee Suwannakarn – Striving to keep Phuket culture alive

PHUKET: Pawadee Suwannakarn is a Phuket native who has worked in her family’s business ‘Taweesuwan’ for years. Taweesuwan was originally established as a local jewelry business, selling diamonds pendants, necklaces, rings, earrings, bangles and bracelets. It is also one of the oldest and most well-known jewelry businesses on the island. A graduate from Exeter University in the United Kingdom, Ms Pawadee helped her family establish the Peranakan Museum in Thalang. She is currently the general manager of the museum, set up to reflect the uniqueness and charm of the ancient Baba culture in Phuket. Taweesuwan opened its f

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 | 04:00 PM

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