Deputy editor of the Life section
Arusa Pisuthipan is the deputy editor of the Life section of the Bangkok Post.
For children, food should be equal
Food -- how it is prepared and consumed -- can be a reflection of social status. A commonly available ingredient cooked in lower- or middle-class kitchens can be seen as mediocre, but the same thing prepared by a renowned chef and served in a star-studded restaurant can be a symbol of wealth.
Time to stop bullying
Images of students being bullied in school resurfaced following the worldwide premiere of The Glory, a 16-episode series which shines a spotlight on bullying, the dark side of wealth and power, as well as the importance of good parenting.
Keep calm – and keep hands off the art
The urban art landscape in Thailand was marred earlier this month when a popular contemporary installation of a white buffalo called Kwai Calm was broken by a drunk British tourist who attempted to climb atop the sculpture, which stands in front of Samyan Mitrtown.
Let's make a New Year Covid-19 resolution
Thailand embraces the last month of 2022 not with a winter breeze but with a surge in Covid-19 cases -- a result of a dip in temperatures and increased crowd gatherings, not to mention loosened preventive measures against the infectious disease.
Workplace mental support a must
The preschool mass shooting in Nong Bua Lam Phu last week has raised a number of controversial issues -- from gun control, journalism ethics and professionalism, to drugs and violence.
Proceed with caution
The Royal College of Pediatricians of Thailand and the Pediatric Society of Thailand last week announced three cases of children suffering severe side effects of cannabis consumption.
National child seat law rooted in science
After years of debate, Thailand finally has a law that requires small children to be in child seats in cars.
Lessons from Korea on soft power
South Korean actor Lee Jung-jae recently bagged the Best Actor title at the 27th Critics Choice Awards in Los Angeles earlier this month. This makes him the first Korean actor to take home the Best Actor accolade in the Drama Series category. Lee is known internationally for his lead role in the nine-episode survival drama Squid Game.
Long Covid is the hidden pandemic
Covid-19 has changed people's lives drastically in many ways. For one, masks have become essential items now while hybrid workplaces, remote learning, and cashless shopping are normal practices. We will also never feel at ease riding in an elevator with strangers the way we did before.
Make merit, stay home
The Communicable Disease Committee in Chiang Mai ordered two more places to close last week due to the spread of Covid-19.