Mon, 31 Dec 2018 01:00
REPORT: Thailand paying the price for eco-sluggishness as controversial environmental issues rise
The world is so interconnected, so changes imposed on the environment in Thailand – and the value Thais attach to ecology – cannot be viewed separately from what’s happening elsewhere.
Wed, 19 Dec 2018 13:54
Northern Thailand: Where the wild Himalayan cherry blooms
You don’t have to travel far to experience cherry blossom season. Each year from December to January, the highlands of northern Thailand – where the weather is cold and the region is swept by the chill breeze of winter – transform into a fervent pink forest.
Tue, 04 Dec 2018 17:51
TrueMove H achieves speed of 18Gbps in real-life testing of 5G network
TrueMove H, the mobile-phone service brand of True Corp, on Tuesday announced the successful outcome of tests of its 5G network’s speed and performance in a real-life environment, reaching up to 18 gigabits per second (Gbps) for the first time in Thailand – 20 times faster than a 4G network.
Tue, 27 Nov 2018 15:04
Looking to go green
137 Pillars Hotels & Resorts, which operates two five-star hotels in Thailand – one in Bangkok and the other in Chiang Mai – is launching its Green Inspirations campaign to reduce the hotels’ environmental footprint, increase CSR activities and review other sustainable purchasing options.
Sat, 10 Nov 2018 01:00
START them UP
DTAC Accelerate is regarded as a pioneer in accelerators for technology startups in Thailand – and much of the credit can go to the youthful steward of the programme, Sompoat Chansomboon.
Fri, 26 Oct 2018 18:35
Beauty gel developing at a snail's pace
Bangkok-based Chulalongkorn University (CU) researchers have discovered 126 new species of snails in Thailand – out of a total of almost 600 snail species in the Kingdom – and patented the research and development of snail gel for the beauty industry.
Fri, 05 Oct 2018 07:00
Pre-event Press Conference talk centers on Thailand's heat – and unknown quantity of Chang International Circuit
It’s almost time for bikes to head out on track for the PTT Thailand Grand Prix, putting Chang International Circuit into the pantheon of MotoGP™ history as it becomes the newest venue to play host.
Mon, 03 Sep 2018 14:16
Isaan reveals its gastronomic delights
Twenty chefs and restaurant executives from eight countries – Vietnam, Philippines, India, Nepal, Japan, Hong Kong, France and Thailand – recently took part in a five-day trip to educate them in the art of Isaan cuisine.
Thu, 30 Aug 2018 01:00
Kids app launched to keep children safe while chatting online
FACEBOOK yesterday launched Messenger Kids in Thailand – an application that helps parents keep an eye on their children, while still allowing them to enjoy chatting with their friends online.
Fri, 03 Aug 2018 01:00
Co-working space firm in $100m push
SINGAPORE-based JustCo, which owns and manages co-working spaces, plans to spend more than US$100 million (Bt3.2 billion) to add 100 locations in 13 Asian markets – including Thailand – to its network by 2020, founder and chief executive officer Kong Wan Sing said yesterday.
Thu, 02 Aug 2018 01:00
Report says human trafficking, mostly for prostitution, still rife in Thailand
HUMAN TRAFFICKING remains a serious issue in Thailand – with most cases involving prostitution – despite years of efforts to tackle the menace by the military government, a report released yesterday by rights groups reveals.
Mon, 30 Jul 2018 11:05
Bodyslam goes back on the road
Bodyslam – one of the most popular rock bands in Thailand – is setting off on a campus tour this week that will travel to 15 universities around the nation. The “Who We Are Campus Live 2018” tour kicks off on Thursday (August 2) at Thammasat University in Rangsit.
Fri, 27 Jul 2018 01:00
Hordes of expats living visa-free in Thailand – would an amnesty help?
Re: “German man arrested for NINETEEN year overstay”, ThaiVisa, yesterday.
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”.
Fri, 29 Jun 2018 01:00
Music with your tea
Sips and Sounds – the series of short concerts by masters and rising stars in Thailand – returns to The St Regis Bangkok’s Drawing Room and The St Regis Bar this Saturday at 3pm and 5pm.