Porndee Chua
Pongpong is a third year undergraduate at Cambridge, studying Natural Sciences.

When she isn't busy trying to digest material or distracted by opera-singing lecturers, she will be happily plotting how to visit all of the key attractions (or so she thinks) in the UK before she graduates.

She likes food, plants, quirky natural things and pretty buildings and so is very likely to write about said things, hopefully with a nice international perspective.

Entries by Porndee Chua

Thailand in Crisis: Peace, Pheu Thai and PDRC

(0) Comments | Posted January 31, 2014 | 11:22 AM

From the onset of the coup in 2006, politics, and the figure of Thaksin Shinawatra remains a deeply polarising issue in Thailand. In November 2012, Thaksin was invited to speak in Cambridge. As the then president of the Cambridge Thai Society, I had observed a noticeable divide amongst the Thais....

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Cambridge Interviews: A Sheepdogger's Perspective

(0) Comments | Posted December 13, 2012 | 6:00 PM

This is an account of my stint as an interview helper (or affectionately referred to as 'sheepdogging') in the 2011/12 cycle at Peterhouse, Cambridge

The porter looked at the interview timetable, trying to scan for my name. He didn't have to look very hard for it as there were...

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