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Yvonne Bohwongprasert

Senior writer

Yvonne Bohwongprasert is a senior writer for the Life section of the Bangkok Post.

Yvonne Bohwongprasert
20 Jan 2020

A savage pandemic

The cold and calculated manner with which a gunman shot and killed three innocent people and left four injured during an armed robbery of a gold shop in Lop Buri province has left society grappling for answers.

20 Jan 2020 6
11 Nov 2019

The downfall of lust and greed

Ponzi schemes are nothing new to Thailand. Why is it then that through the years these much publicised cases, which should serve as lessons, haven't deterred the public from falling victim to such scams time and again.

11 Nov 2019 1
30 Sep 2019

Learning from the Lunlabelle tragedy

The untimely death of Thitima "Lunlabelle" Noraphanpiphat, a popular product presenter, from alcohol poisoning has raised a number of questions that the media has attempted to address as police continue investigating the circumstances leading up to her demise.

30 Sep 2019 14
2 Sep 2019

Win-win in Bang Saen

A recent article on Thailand's Bang Saen seaside town undergoing a major makeover to accommodate an ageing society put a smile on my face as the reality of reaching the day I become a senior citizen fast approaches.

2 Sep 2019 2
1 Jul 2019

The real reason Grab is winning: service

Taxi and motorcycle taxi drivers in the capital were once again up in arms last week when they heard that their arch-rival Grab Thailand, the local operating arm of the Singapore-based start-up hailing service app, might be getting the green light by the government to operate legally.

1 Jul 2019 2
29 Apr 2019

Insights into insanity

The suspected mastermind behind Easter Sunday's deadly bombing in Sri Lanka is reported to be a radical preacher with militant links.

29 Apr 2019
4 Feb 2019

Smoke and mirrors

For weeks now, Bangkok has been shrouded in toxic haze. Like the rest of the city's population, I have been struggling to lead a normal existence. The avalanche of accumulated PM2.5 -- when it spikes -- sends the capital into the top 10 places with the worse air quality in the world.

4 Feb 2019
19 Nov 2018

The future, left behind

When private companies are willing to pump a staggering 54 billion baht into a business venture like Iconsiam, just imagine what they are capable of doing to develop the potential of the country's workforce and education for the underprivileged.

19 Nov 2018 3
The future,  left behind
10 Sep 2018

Be the light

Today is World Suicide Prevention Day -- a day when the human race gets to contemplate whether we are doing enough to help prevent emotionally vulnerable individuals from taking their own lives.

10 Sep 2018 1
25 Jun 2018

Thailand's bumpy road to the World Cup

As a football-loving nation, qualifying for the World Cup has been the ultimate dream for Thailand.

25 Jun 2018 5