The Siam Magazine

Thai Lifestyle and Culture at Its Best.

Becoming the Elderly

These days, economic, social, political and technological developments have drastically changed human life expectancy. The technological progressions in medicine and public sanitation have made great improvements to human health, so

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The Angel of the Khong River

Luang Por Koon of Wat Baan Rai is well known all over Thailand these days as an great instructor. He is sometimes referred to as “the Angel of Daankhuntod City”

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A Funeral Celebration

Birth. Aging. Illness. Death. This is the natural pattern for all living things. If you were never born, you’d never get old. If you’re never ill, you’ll never die. If

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International Schools in Isaan

About ‘International Schools in Isaan’: it may seem like a surprising title, but there are perhaps more options than you might think for those who wish to send their children

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Education in Thailand

This is the first part in a series of articles about education here in Thailand. You may already be a teacher and have experience of this unwieldy and sometimes arbitrary

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David Le Bras

David Le Bras, a French footballer, has become a familiar and famous figure in NakhonRatchasima and beyond. His artistry on the pitch and tough guy image have combined to make

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Pavement Peril!

Call it what you will: pavement, footpath, sidewalk or ‘tang tao’: the meaning is the same, right? My dictionary defines it as ‘a surfaced raised walk for pedestrians at the

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