Wed, 17 Oct 2018 16:45
Two held in Patong fake-goods bust
Fake goods in Phuket are getting more difficult to find as the “intellectual property" crackdown continues. Officers raided another market in Patong and seized more than 4,000 counterfeit goods valued at around Bt1.3 million.
Fri, 05 Oct 2018 01:00
As Thai ‘paradise’ shuts indefinitely, Philippines re-opens Boracay – but no partying
Beach boozing and smoking will be consigned to the past when Boracay, the Philippines’ top holiday island, welcomes back a capped number of tourists after its six-month shutdown, authorities have announced.
Wed, 03 Oct 2018 11:00
Muebon paints to save the rainforest
Renowned Thai street artist Muebon is joining a Greenpeace campaign to stop the destruction of rainforests for palm oil in neighbouring Indonesia, drawing a new mural called “Wings of Paradise” on the walls of the Bangkok Art and Cultural Centre.
Wed, 26 Sep 2018 15:00
A Paradise for the art lover
South Korea’s art-tainment resort Paradise City celebrates the opening of its Paradise Art Space with the inaugural exhibition “Overstated & Understated” curated by Jung Kuho that juxtaposes the work of four internationally-renowned contemporary and offers a glimpse into contemporary art today.
Fri, 31 Aug 2018 01:00
Thai works goes on show in Germany
Thai contemporary art is all set to make a splash in Germany with the opening today of the exhibition “Absurdity in Paradise” at the Museum Fridericianum in Kassel.
Mon, 23 Jul 2018 01:00
My one month in hell on Thailand’s island paradise
I recently took a one-month holiday on Koh Lanta in Krabi province.
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 11:51
Burgers lovers find a new paradise
CKE Restaurants Holdings, the parent company of California burger brand Carl’s Jr, recently opened the fifth restaurant in Bangkok’s Sukhumvit Soi 22 that’s open around the clock.
Tue, 05 Jun 2018 13:42
Plastic wasteland: Asia's ocean pollution crisis
A Vietnamese mangrove draped with polythene, a whale killed after swallowing waste bags in Thai seas and clouds of underwater trash near Indonesian "paradise" islands -- grim images of the plastic crisis that has gripped Asia.
Sun, 03 Jun 2018 01:00
SPECIAL REPORT: Saving paradises by going green
Thailand’s renowned national parks phase in a green path to make tourism sustainable
Mon, 28 May 2018 09:15
Plan to give Bangkok’s monkeys new home, instead of evacuating them
The Bang Khun Thian district in Bangkok has drawn up ambitious plans to turn a 13-rai landlocked plot into a paradise for 600 to 700 long-tailed macaques instead of evacuating them to Phuket.
Sun, 29 Apr 2018 01:00
Luang Prabang – a pachyderm paradise
Living in Laos’ only no-riding elephant camp, Chao Kid is a young, naughty and playful pachyderm.
Sun, 15 Apr 2018 01:00
Greed, not urine, why Philippine paradise Boracay a ‘cesspool’
Thousands of people urinate in the waters of the Philippines’ paradise. Sounds gross, but there’s science, if not method, to it.
Wed, 11 Apr 2018 14:29
Trouble in Paradise: Tourism surge lashes Southeast Asia's beaches
Koh Phi Phi Ley - Hordes of tourists clamber across the white sand with selfie sticks as Thai park rangers wade into turquoise waters to direct boats charging into the cliff-ringed cove.
Mon, 09 Apr 2018 01:00
Saving Maya Bay from excessive tourism
Re: A tough step to save Paradise
Sun, 08 Apr 2018 13:35
Impact on Krabi’s economy minimal
AN ANALYSIS from SCB’s Economic Intelligence Centre (EIC) has suggested that the closure of paradise Maya Bay would affect Maya Bay’s revenue from tourism this year by only 6 per cent.