Thailands Condom King

Thailands Condom King

And there's no one whose worked more tirelessly in helping his fellow country men than Dr. Mechai Viravaidya aka Mr Condom (his name now literally means Condom in Thailand) In this weeks  People Fixing the World  from the BBC World Service takes a long look at this exceptional individual and his entrepreneurial spirit in taking not one but two of the late twentieth century

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38. DISRUPTION AT THE CENTRE

38. DISRUPTION AT THE CENTRE

THE SIEGE CONTINUES

The Vanara bring chaos to the streets of LANKA CITY, blockading major government offices and important places with a festival of disobedience and democracy. All organised within the Vanara compound by RAMA and SUGRIVA.

HANUMAN and LAKSMAN find their own ways to show their own resistance whilst SITA and RAVANA watches all the action from the safety of the Palace.

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37. CHILDREN OF THE REVOLUTION

37. CHILDREN OF THE REVOLUTION

THE OCCUPATION CONTINUES INTO THE NIGHT

The Vanara have safely occupied the centre of Lanka City and sit comfortably in control of a main traffic intersection. Their camp has been built, drinks and food procured from vendors, chairs are being set out and the volume turned to eleven, for a night of speeches of resistance and demands against unfair Raksasa Rule.

Viewers across the country are watching in fear as the threat of King Ravana’s retribution surely grows closer.

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Photography and representation in Ramayana: The Thread of Luminance

Photography and representation in Ramayana: The Thread of Luminance

Having lived for a while in Thailand there is a common sight of pictures of the late King who pasted away in October 2016. These pictures decorate every home and business and are even applied on the sides of skyscparers and bridges across roads. They become so ubiquitous who no longer see they - unless so course either a Thai is performing and respective wai in their direction defacing them or not showing the appreciate respect can be dangerous.

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36. Call to Arms

36. Call to Arms

RAMA and the hordes of Vanara have made it across the straits and the bones of the former protestors to the streets of LANKA CITY, ready for a final push to take on the despotic KING RAVANA in this jewel of a city and to demand their rights and free SITA.

But where is everyone? Only a few police officers in riot gear to greet them! It seems that Ravana is less concerned with these uninvited guests than with his jewels and far bigger plans further afield.

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