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Kanokporn Chanasongkram

Feature writer

Kanokporn Chanasongkram is a feature writer for the Life section of the Bangkok Post.

Kanokporn Chanasongkram
24 Oct 2022

Promoting proper bone health

October is a health-conscious month. Besides Breast Cancer Awareness Month, there's also World Cerebral Palsy Day (Oct 6), World Mental Health Day (Oct 10), World Arthritis Day (Oct 12) and other observances.

24 Oct 2022
5 Sep 2022

Sweat it out for good health

In two years' time, baby boomers born in 1964 will turn 60. I happen to be one of the last born in the boomer years counting down to retirement in the Year of the Rabbit.

5 Sep 2022
18 Jul 2022

The plastic problem

Last week I was at a shopping centre, where I had a quick lunch at the food court. After enjoying the meal, I had to dump two plastic food bags for the sticky rice and grilled chicken skewers, and a single-use plastic bag that carried them.

18 Jul 2022 3
30 May 2022

Will mask-wearing remain a fixture?

As the Ministry of Public Health plans to ease more Covid-19 measures in June, are we ready to take the masks off?

30 May 2022
4 Apr 2022

A dangerous addiction

Today is a much-awaited day for some, but it is also a day to waste money for others.

4 Apr 2022
4 Oct 2021

How can we win World War C?

It has been almost two years since a cluster of pneumonia cases were reported in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. The cause would later be identified as a novel coronavirus that has spurred this ongoing pandemic.

4 Oct 2021
9 Aug 2021

Protecting the pachyderm

One of last week's non-Covid 19 news was about a DLTV (Distance Learning Television) class for kindergarten students, whose teacher taught them the names of native animals.

9 Aug 2021
Protecting the pachyderm
5 Apr 2021

An ounce of prevention

Mahatma Gandhi once said: "It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver".

5 Apr 2021 1
25 Jan 2021

Drowning in plastic

Last January, Thailand kicked off the year and a new decade with the ban on single-use plastic bags, initially adopted by department and convenience stores as well as some other retailers, who would no longer provide customers with the plastic bags in order to lessen the environmental impact.

25 Jan 2021 3
23 Nov 2020

Chasing quick cash

On Sep 16, I could have been a lucky birthday girl had I bought the lottery with five and seven as the last two digits. Although my intuition told me to buy these numbers which represented my age, I didn't.

23 Nov 2020 23