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Tanyatorn Tongwaranan

Asia Focus Writer

Asia Focus Writer

Email : tanyatornt@bangkokpost.co.th

Tanyatorn Tongwaranan
10 Jun 2019

Better safe than sorry

Dating websites and applications have profoundly changed the way couples meet and interact. Traditionally, we were more likely to date people who lived in the same community or shared the same interests, or people linked to our group of friends.

10 Jun 2019 1
20 May 2019

Imagine the world as one

The peripatetic nature of a journalist's life allows me to see the world in a way that I would never have imagined earlier. Each journey is different, even if it's in the same city, as there are always new things to learn, see and appreciate.

20 May 2019 1
29 Apr 2019

Grey is the new black

Population ageing is often stereotyped as a drain on the economy, linked to a shrinking workforce, demographic imbalances and spiralling medical and social care expenses. Governments bear a heavy burden as they struggle to provide adequate healthcare funding and pension programmes.

29 Apr 2019
1 Apr 2019

Time to embrace diversity

We are living in the golden age of information, where technology allows us to broaden our horizons, acquire knowledge and connect with billions of people around the world with the click of a button. Access to unlimited and instant information is transforming the way we live, work and play.

1 Apr 2019 1
18 Mar 2019

Time to bring sexism to heel

I've never been a big fan of high heels. While they may be an easy way to add extra height, make my legs appear longer and my calves slimmer, I find them painful and uncomfortable. I tend to wear them only when it's absolutely necessary, such as at important functions or events.

18 Mar 2019
Time to bring sexism to heel
3 Dec 2018

The gene-editing pandora's box

Last week, a Chinese scientist once again sparked an international outcry on ethics and legality. This time, the issue regards transparency over the potential use of human gene-editing technology.

3 Dec 2018
12 Nov 2018

Time to talk about mental health

'A smile is worth a thousand words," the old saying goes. This simple but powerful act can light up a room and create bonds with people without the need to converse.

12 Nov 2018
15 Oct 2018

Ending the war against women

Two exceptionally brave individuals, Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege, have received this year's Nobel Peace Prize for their efforts to end rape as a weapon of war. Their courage and persistence deserve to be applauded.

15 Oct 2018 2
24 Sep 2018

Myanmar's illusory growth

Since it began opening up to the world in 2011, Myanmar has been one of the most hyped economies in the region. With promising economic growth averaging 7% a year, a young workforce and abundant resources, the country of 53 million seems to present boundless opportunities for local and foreign investors alike.

24 Sep 2018
27 Aug 2018

Our chemical-free future

When I think of my grandmother, I always think of her in the kitchen. Growing up as the happy recipient of her home-cooked meals, I sometimes would join her there as she passed along tidbits of her cooking wisdom.

27 Aug 2018 2