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Arusa Pisuthipan

Deputy editor of the Life section

Arusa Pisuthipan is the deputy editor of the Life section of the Bangkok Post.

Arusa Pisuthipan
23 Jan 2023

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.

23 Jan 2023
Keep calm – and keep hands off the art
5 Dec 2022

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.

5 Dec 2022
17 Oct 2022

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.

17 Oct 2022 12
11 Jul 2022

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.

11 Jul 2022
23 May 2022

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.

23 May 2022 1
28 Mar 2022

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.

28 Mar 2022
27 Sep 2021

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.

27 Sep 2021
26 Jul 2021

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.

26 Jul 2021
Make merit, stay home
14 Jun 2021

Schools sing pandemic blues

Given the continuing surge of Covid-19 cases countrywide, the Ministry of Education had no choice but to postpone the start of the new school semester from June 1 to today.

14 Jun 2021 17
22 Mar 2021

Is Prayut's Covid jab enough to ease vaccine hesitancy?

Thailand finally saw the first shot of the controversial AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine being administered to Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha last week along with members of the cabinet.

22 Mar 2021