Growing up a trans woman in rural northeastern Thailand for the first 16 years of her life, Minty* was often ridiculed and physically abused by elders in her family and neighbourhood children for her effeminate demeanour, which forced her to run away to an unknown future in Bangkok.
Motorcyclist meets her match
Taking a similar approach to designing concept cars, Chopard has created its first self-winding tourbillon chronometer, the Mille Miglia Lab One, which represents a condensed expression of technologies and the brand's futuristic vision of haute horlogerie.
In the wake of the second wave of Covid-19 in Thailand, schools in 28 provinces have been ordered to close until Jan 31 and conduct online classes instead. One side effect that one may not see coming is that the new learning normal brings with it amusing and heart-warming stories from these online classes. Here are a few.
Let's be honest and admit that it was bound to happen. The second we got wind of a domestic case in Samut Sakhon, it was only a question of when things would be ordered to close. Granted, it may not be a hard lockdown like the first time around. However, as of the writing of this article, we're upwards of 10,000 cases now compared to the now-measly 1,000 or so we had the first time around so it's safe to say that things are a little worse than before. However, vaccines are set to arrive next month so there's a glimmer of hope. All we have to do is once again limit ourselves from going out in public unless absolutely necessary. I know the thought of having to once again lock ourselves at home is a drag, and that's why we've got this handy list for you. Here's how to thrive -- or at the very least, survive -- the second quarantine.