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Last but Not Least

Time flies. We have already come to the end of the semester, and eventually, the last blog of mine. To be frank, it takes me so long to finish the blogs each week, and Thursday’s night is always the time … Continue reading

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Loy Kratong Festival: The Festival of Light

On the full moon night of the twelfth lunar month, the tide in the rivers is at its highest and the moonlight is at its brightest. This is the time when Thai people gather and celebrate “Loy Kratong Festival” or … Continue reading

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Wai :Thai Simple Gesture that is Not Simplistic

In my previous post, I know it does not make sense that the content was shifted abruptly from the appreciation of Pennsylvania weather to the precious culture of Thailand. Actually, I first intended to grumble over the extremely hot weather … Continue reading

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Songkran : Thai Culture and Water Carnival

As the chilly snow of winter melted away, it is time to officially say hello to the warm sunlight of spring. Many people have told me that spring sunlight is the sign of beginning. Never had I believed this claim … Continue reading

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Taiwan vs. Thailand: Same, Same but Different

Walking in the crowd during the rush time between classes, I was stopped by clamorous voice from a group of students standing in front of the HUB. The only but very catchy word I heard is “revolution”. I felt my … Continue reading

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King Bhumibol Adulyadej: The People’s King

                Over the last several posts, I addressed many disruptions that paralyze the development of Thai society. Political conflicts and government incompetence has disordered every aspect of people’s lives and upraises chaos everywhere. Among the darkness of people’s anger and … Continue reading

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Flood: Failure of the government?

Despite my recent post that compares Thailand to the “heaven on Earth”, I can’t help returning to criticize Thai politics again. After watching the documentary film Trouble the Water which is based on Hurricane Katrina, one of the five deadliest … Continue reading

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Thai Airway

I just realized that I started introducing my home country with a very unpleasant situation, which might have left a negative impression on some of you. Every coin has two sides; so does my country. Regardless of the current upheaval, … Continue reading

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Fighting?

My Thai friend in another ENGL 015 course recounted and made fun of what was going on in his class, which I found at once hilarious and frustrating. It happened when his professor were clarifying the definition of the word, … Continue reading

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The Cargo of Black Ivory

Having listened to Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream ” speech, I feel so passionate about this issue that I can’t help giving it a vent through my own passion blog. What is the cause of this discrimination? Who … Continue reading

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We are so different…

I am a small girl coming from a small town in a small country, called “Thailand”. My same old high school life in neighborhood has been replaced by a hectic pace of college life in the place far away from … Continue reading

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