Wed, 24 Apr 2019 01:00
Starbucks introduces reusable cups
As part of its efforts to reduce its environmental footprint and positively impact the communities it serves, Starbucks is launching reusable hot and cold cups in its Thai stores.
Mon, 11 Mar 2019 09:58
Sanctuary chief spurns idea for taming Kanchanaburi’s roving pachyderms
The head of Salak Phra Wildlife Sanctuary in Kanchanaburi, where wild elephants have caused problems for their human neighbours, has rejected the idea of giving the animals new sources of food nearer the communities, fearing it would only invite more risk.
Wed, 06 Mar 2019 18:28
National parks bill deliberation disrupted at parliament as forest group ‘makes noise’
Police this afternoon have apprehended representatives of a forest dwellers’ group after they refused to stop making noise inside Parliament where the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) was deliberating on amendments to the National Parks Act they oppose.
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 18:25
THAI Smile joins hands with Café Amazon to serve coffee on board
THAI Smile and PTTOR create a new experience by serving Thai coffee on board the aircraft for the first time, reinforcing its operations for the sustainability of society, communities and environment
Mon, 04 Feb 2019 17:30
Dozens of Thais arrested in Myanmar, police check for wanted criminals
Myanmar authorities conducted raids at entertainment venues, hotels, resorts and residential communities in the Lahu tribe-influenced area of Nayao, near the Thai-Myannar border opposite Chiang Rai’s Mae Fah Luang district on Sunday evening- and rounded up 81 Thai nationals who had illegally entered the country.
Wed, 30 Jan 2019 01:00
Art with no fuss
The Low Fat Art Festival returns for a unique viewing experience next month in the hidden spaces of 3 Thon Buri communities.
Wed, 26 Dec 2018 01:00
Palian River offers cultural and natural treats of the South
VISITORS TO three riverside communities in Trang province’s Palian River Basin are in for an ecotourism treat, thanks to a collaboration between the locals and a research project sponsored by the Thailand Research fund.
Wed, 19 Dec 2018 09:00
Fire in the Bangkok sky
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) joins up with IconSiam and communities living by the river for “Amazing Thailand Countdown 2019”, featuring a stunning show of fireworks to usher in the New Year.
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 01:00
Women’s voices essential to success of global migration compact
On December 10-11, UN member states gathered in Morocco adopted the Global Compact for Migration. The GCM is the first intergovernmental agreement to cover all dimensions of international migration. It promises to improve the lives of the world’s 258 million migrants, their families and communities.
Sat, 01 Dec 2018 17:08
Suu Kyi calls for peace in speech which avoids Rohingya crisis
Myanmar's civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who is facing international criticism over her country's crackdown on Rohingya Muslims, called Saturday for "a culture of peace" to end conflict between communities.
Thu, 29 Nov 2018 01:00
New forestland resolution ‘old wine in new bottle’
Activists say move to tackle encroachment ‘retains flaws of previous mitigation measures’
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 01:00
Foreign cash declared key to EEC goals
FOREIGN investors and visitors are seen as the key drivers for the economic advancement of the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) while also supporting the region's local communities.
Fri, 09 Nov 2018 01:00
Indigenous youth take lead protecting threatened communities
The young people sitting together in a classroom at Chiang Mai University came from countries across the region, yet they do not only identify as Cambodian, Lao, Myanmar, Thai or Vietnamese.
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 13:02
Young Fai-Fah members make a difference
TMB recently hosted the “Fai-Fah Art Fest 2018: the Beauty of Ordinary Kids” at its headquarters on Phahonyothin Road to showcase the talents of young members of Fai-Fah Youth Centres, a CSR project run by the TMB Foundation, which engages them in creative activities in art, music, sports, language and cooking to make a difference to their lives and bring sustainable changes to their communities.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 06:44
A red tide
AT the risk of outing myself as a Zionist agent, I have to confess that one of my favourite words is ‘chutzpah’. It’s a Yiddish word — a language that was used by Jewish communities in central Europe.