Wed, 12 Jun 2019 16:49
Insurance firm eyes potential growth
Thanachart Insurance says it is expanding into the home insurance market, reinforcing its leading position in the non-life insurance industry and raising awareness of the need for home insurance in Thai society.
Thu, 09 May 2019 01:00
Alarm raised over ‘skyrocketing’ syphilis cases
SYPHILIS is once again rearing its ugly head in Thai society, doctors have warned.
Mon, 06 May 2019 14:23
Hugs and selfies: Thai coronation gives glimpses of royal relations
A normally inscrutable king pulls his sister in for a hug and selfies of royal siblings rebound across Instagram -- the coronation of Rama X has provided Thais rare glimpses into a highly-private family cocooned by palace protocols.
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 01:00
Navy embarks on yet another fiasco
The Thai government has deemed Andrew Elwartowski a threat to Thai society, Thai citizens and national security under Article 12 of the Immigration law because he has anchored a tiny floating structure in international waters off Phuket. He could face the death penalty as a result.
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 01:00
Thailand needs child protection expertise at community level
Violence against children is widespread in Thai society. Figures from the Public Health Ministry reveal that nearly 9,000 children were treated in hospitals due to abuse in 2017, mostly having suffered from sexual abuse. These figures are likely just the tip of the iceberg, as often only the most severe cases of abuse are reported.
Mon, 05 Nov 2018 01:00
Rap song reflects Thai society: poll
MOST PEOPLE surveyed recently view a controversial rap song criticising Thailand as a reflection of society although they suspect it has been used for political attacks, separate opinion polls found.
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 01:00
Film reminds society to set love free, break gender chains
WITH ITS LGBT theme, a Thai film that first premiered in 2012 has not become rusty with time. That’s why Amnesty Thailand recently chose to screen “Mai Dai Khor Hai Ma Rak” (“It Gets Better”) to highlight its message about something to which Thai society has largely turned a blind eye.
Fri, 07 Sep 2018 01:00
Men falling victim to double standards in ‘battle of the sexes’
Perhaps someone can explain why Thai society considers it perfectly acceptable for a woman to falsely claim in public that a man has made her pregnant (“Mynk confesses: my pregnancy was a big lie”, September 5) thus causing him considerable financial and reputational harm, and yet walks away from the matter without punishment.
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 16:36
Lung cancer: dangers and prevention
The Thai Society of Clinical Oncology recently is setting out to increase awareness of the dangers of lung cancer – the most common form of cancer worldwide, and number one cause of death from cancer in Thailand – with an initiative dubbed “Lung Live: live report from your chest”.
Sat, 14 Jul 2018 01:00
It all helps
TESCO LOTUS has taken up the cause of corporate social responsibility (CSR) as part of the retailer’s efforts to ensure sustainable business growth while benefiting Thai society over the long term.
Fri, 06 Jul 2018 19:12
Media coverage of Chiang Rai rescue operation criticised
The media has been urged to use its influence to change Thai society from emotional, superstitious beliefs to knowledge and logical thinking, as coverage on the rescue operation at the Tham Luang cave has shown that society needs to change its mindset to prepare for future disasters.
Wed, 06 Jun 2018 01:00
Country shocked as rejected men resort to murder
TWO SEPARATE cases in which young Thai men failed to get the reconciliations they desired, and then fatally shot their ex-girlfriends before turning the guns on themselves, have left Thai society perplexed and worried about youths’ response nowadays in the wake of rejection.
Fri, 13 Apr 2018 01:00
Academics call for more measures to cope with ageing society
TO BETTER cope with the ageing Thai society, Bangkok-based academics have urged the government to adjust land use and city planning laws to let agricultural areas with high potential become residential zones for seniors.
Sat, 10 Mar 2018 01:00
‘Thai society needs dialogue between diverse groups’
EMINENT intellectual Seksan Prasertkul has called on people with varying ideologies – conservatives and progressives – to tolerate their differences and have an authentic dialogue so that Thai society can move forward with dynamism based on both “change and continuity”.
Thu, 21 Dec 2017 17:22
MCOT plans to boost digital TV capabilities
MCOT Plc said its 2018-2022 strategic plan will focus on enhancing digital TV capabilities while engaging more with Thai society.