Mon, 15 Apr 2019 10:34
New approach urged to protect the elderly
Foundation seeks a system of protection for the country’s 11 million seniors.
Thu, 11 Apr 2019 01:00
Rehabilitation fund ups effort to reach disabled
THE PROVINCIAL Rehabilitation Fund is ramping up efforts to help the elderly, the physically challenged, people living with chronic conditions and those who are dependent.
Sat, 06 Apr 2019 01:00
Does Thanathorn’s popularity scare the junta?
Following the charge of sedition laid against Future Forward Party leader Thanathorn Ruangruangkit, it is now reported that the police are seeking to interview his elderly mother, who apparently owned the car in which Thanathorn allegedly drove some students away from a small, peaceful demonstration against the junta.
Mon, 25 Mar 2019 01:00
Senior citizens go for the ‘tried and trusted’
ELDERLY VOTERS were yesterday showing their usual tendency to “play it safe” and vote for the same parties they’ve always supported rather than taking a “gamble” on newcomers.
Sun, 24 Mar 2019 12:29
Ballot paper confusing, say elderly voters
Senior citizens at some voting centres complained that the ballot paper was confusing and they found it difficult to find their chosen parties.
Mon, 18 Mar 2019 11:00
Flee-market app becoming a substitute of SNS among the elderly
TOKYO - Elderly people are using the flea-market app Mercari as a way to be acknowledged and interact with others, Mercari Inc. found in a recent online survey. The company plans to hold a series of events nationwide this month to increase the number of elderly people using the app.
Tue, 12 Mar 2019 18:30
Elderly monk charged with rape of a pre-schooler
A 74-year-old monk was arrested on Tuesday morning in Kanchanaburi’s Muang district and charged with raping a four-year-old girl on several occasions in 2016.
Sat, 09 Mar 2019 10:15
Commission approves move to raise official elderly age to 65
The National Elderly Commission has agreed to raise the official age of elderly people in Thailand from 60 to 65, Social Development and Human Security Minister Anantaporn Kanjanarat said.
Wed, 27 Feb 2019 17:30
Surin man, 88, killed by truck while sleeping it off
An elderly Surin man believed to have fallen asleep intoxicated by the roadside was run over and killed by a delivery truck on Wednesday morning.
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 15:02
Elderly couple found dead in Phitsanulok house
An elderly couple living on their own in a house in Phitsanulok's Muang district were found dead on Thursday morning in what is believed to be a fatal accident and a suicide.
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 17:00
Elderly woman with amnesia killed in Nong Khai road accident
An elderly woman suffering from amnesia was killed while crossing a road in Nong Khai’s Mueang district on Tuesday morning.
Sat, 16 Feb 2019 01:00
Feeling dumb in a ‘smart’ restaurant
Elderly South Koreans are struggling with hi-tech self-ordering food kiosks
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 11:32
Pollution improves, but Chiang Mai braced for more
The haze situation in urban Chiang Mai had improved by Friday morning but remained hazardous enough in some areas that vulnerable groups – small children, the elderly and the infirm – were still being advised to wear facemasks while outdoors.
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 01:00
Strategies to reverse ageing
Thailand has a higher percentage of elderly people than any other developing nation on earth. In just two years, Thai seniors will number 11.23 million, or 20 per cent of the population. By the year 2040, 17 million Thais (more than 25 per cent) will be over 65. As a rapidly ageing society, Thailand faces several serious challenges.
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 10:24
Elderly Chiang Mai woman leaps for her life as teak house blazes
An elderly woman suffered head injuries on Wednesday morning while making a desperate attempt to escape a blaze that burned down her teak house in Chiang Mai city.