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Pornchai Sereemongkonpol

Guru section Editor

Guru section Editor

Email : pornchais@bangkokpost.co.th

Pornchai Sereemongkonpol
30 Sep 2022

Goodbye (It's Never Really Goodbye)

At the risk of sounding cliché, I have good and bad news. Which one would you like to hear first?

30 Sep 2022
Goodbye  (It's Never Really Goodbye)
23 Sep 2022

Thai Tributes to Queen Elizabeth II

In the wake of the passing of Queen Elizabeth II, Thailand has joined in paying tributes to and mourning the world's and Britain's longest-reigning monarch. Here are a few heartfelt highlights.

23 Sep 2022
Thai Tributes to Queen Elizabeth II
16 Sep 2022

Come Rain or Shine

Everyone and their mother are well aware that floods suck, period. But give it to the Thais who manage to make the most of the rains as shown in these pictures, which I hope will lighten up the heavy rain (with no intention to glamourise it).

16 Sep 2022
Come Rain or Shine
9 Sep 2022

Something for a rainy day

Don't let the rainy season dampen your spirit. Here are a few memes inspired by the rains.

9 Sep 2022
Something for a rainy day
2 Sep 2022

#ThailandOnly Signs

Certain situations can be found in Thailand only and they may even require unique signs to inform people of possible circumstances. I imagine some for your entertainment.

2 Sep 2022
#ThailandOnly Signs
26 Aug 2022

Dramarama

Last week, well-known Thai actress Laila Boonyasak said she no longer want to star in lakorns (Thai soap operas), which often depict catfights, as she says it encourages people to be brash and doesn't provide anything of value to society. She then brought up the noted Netflix Korean drama The World Of The Married Couple (which is titled A World Of Married Couple on Viu), which is getting a Thai remake with handsome Ananda Everingham (who's officially off the market) as the male lead, as examples of her preferred roles.

26 Aug 2022
Dramarama
19 Aug 2022

Double Fun with Tinglish

As a Thai who writes in English for a living, I'm a bit of a language nerd who's naturally inclined to spot Tinglish in everyday life.

19 Aug 2022 1
Double Fun  with Tinglish
12 Aug 2022

Mums

Today is your day but it should be every day

12 Aug 2022
Mums
29 Jul 2022

Thai tongue twisters

Happy National Thai Language Day! July 29 has been designated by the Cabinet as Thailand's National Thai Language Day since 1999. Although it isn't a day off, we should take some time off to appreciate how rich and beautiful the Thai language is. And to celebrate Thailand's mother tongue, here are a few Thai tongue twisters to practise with friends for some guaranteed fun, from noob to god level.

29 Jul 2022
Thai tongue twisters
22 Jul 2022

Thailand's kookiest competitions

Every country has its own share of kooky competitions, and that's also true for Thailand. From the search for a Guanyin avatar to the Peta-would-surely-disapprove swimming competition, here are a few for your entertainment.

22 Jul 2022
Thailand's kookiest competitions