Tue, 15 May 2018 21:18
No access to Maya Bay from front of Phi Phi after rehab, protection work kicks off in earnest in June
Access to Maya Bay from the front of Phi Phi island will become permanently unattainable following the upcoming four-month closure of the area to make way for a long-term rehabilitation of the environmentally degraded bay, which has suffered due to the overcrowding of tourists.
Sat, 13 Jan 2018 01:00
Shape the future of emerging Asia with clean energy today
CLEAN WATER, sanitation, healthcare, transport, lighting, cooking, heating–these are energy driven elements essential to human wellbeing and a country’s economic activity and social development – yet not accessible to the world’s energy poor, the majority who are living in Asia and the Pacific. Today, more than 700 million people in the region have no access to electricity, even though electricity
Sat, 05 Aug 2017 10:25
Most Indian smartphone users face poor Internet connection
Despite the massive growth in mobile data usage in the past eight months in India, 56 per cent of smartphone users have no access to Internet at least once a day, a new report said on Monday.
Sat, 28 May 2016 01:00
Let’s say no to ‘airpocalypse’
Indonesia needs more energy as millions still have no access to electricity and in growing cities, power supply is unreliable.
Mon, 25 Jan 2016 12:40
Vietnam unveils Primary English plan
HANOI - More than 711,000 pupils had no access to English education in the 2014-15 school year.
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 01:00
Yathaedaung locals call for opening of hospital
About 500 local people from Yathaedaung Township in Rakhine State staged a rally last week, urging the regional authorities to set up a hospital in the region which has no access to health care services.
Fri, 01 May 2015 01:00
24 million without access to electricity
The country needs to produce additional capacity of 4,000-5,000 megawatt of power as more than 24 million people have no access to electricity, said Khin Maung Soe, Union minister for electric power at a meeting with local people in Mongshu in Shan state
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:00
Children of migrants losing out on education
SOME 250,000 children of foreign migrant workers have no access to education in Thailand, the Ramajitti Institute said.
Tue, 01 Oct 2013 00:00
Tales from behind the bars
While millions of people log on to Facebook every day, those behind bars have absolutely no access to the world - virtual or otherwise. This subject was so close to one inmate's heart that he decided a write a short story about it, and now the entertainin
Sun, 29 Sep 2013 00:00
Myanmar's wind power attracts Thai and other foreign firms
Yangon - Firms from Thailand and China are studying the feasibility of wind power in Myanmar, where 70 per cent of the population has no access to electricity, media reports said Sunday.
Sun, 29 Sep 2013 00:00
Foreign firms interested in wind power in Myanmar
Yangon (DPA) - Firms from Thailand and China are studying the feasibility of wind power in Myanmar, where 70 per cent of thepopulation has no access to electricity, media reports said Sunday.