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.
Sun, 09 Dec 2018 09:39
Close racing in great conditions on final day of Phuket King’s Cup Regatta
Phuket - With good winds of about 15 knots returning for the final day of the 32nd Phuket King’s Cup Regatta on Saturday, some exciting racing was held off the south-western tip of the resort island as one of Asia’s biggest sailing events came to a close.
Sat, 08 Dec 2018 06:02
No wind for the big boats, but plenty for the smaller ones
Phuket – Conditions were more suitable for water-skiing than sailing on the Andaman Sea off the south-western tip of Phuket on Friday with the lack of wind leaving the large fleet of keelboats and multihulls unable to race.
Tue, 04 Dec 2018 01:00
Plastic bags are just the tip of the trash mountain
Once again we are hearing that Thailand is getting serious about plastic bags, this time because it’s Thai Environment Day (today). Note that nothing is being mentioned about all the other plastic waste, just the bags.
Wed, 26 Sep 2018 01:00
Thaksin-Prawit showdown just a taste of things to come
The verbal warfare being waged in full view of the world between Thaksin Shinawatra and Prawit Wongsuwan is disturbing. Even more worrying is that it’s only a taste of what’s to come. Pro-military and pro-Thaksin camps are furiously trading reports of the “war”, but none of them has pointed out the inconvenient truth, which is that we are looking at just the tip of the iceberg.
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 11:35
Arrested cop could be tip of iceberg in southern drug ring
A police corporal has been arrested after showing up at the Yala Train Station on Sunday allegedly to collect a shipment of 200,0000 methamphetamine pills worth Bt24 million.
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:00
Tip of the hat to Thon Buri
In boat rides along the mighty Chao Phraya, Siam’s previous capital shares its history
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 17:36
Locals on Indonesia’s north coast strike whale oil The Jakarta Post
Locals at the northern tip of Indonesia are busy harvesting a windfall after the carcass of a sperm whale was found on Kuala Baroh Bugeng Beach in Nurussalam district, East Aceh regency, on Sunday.
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 01:00
Neighbourhood dispute turns nasty
THE BICKERING between two Bangkok sisters and the driver of a pickup whose vehicle blocked the gate of their Prawet district home – which has become the talk-of-the town – was the tip of the iceberg in a long-running dispute in the area.
Mon, 25 Dec 2017 12:15
Toon’s destination in sight for Monday night
Rock star turned national hero Artiwara “Toon” Kongmalai will reach his destination at the northernmost tip of Thailand on Monday evening.
Sat, 26 Aug 2017 09:05
At Sala hotels, local cuisine always shines
The Sala Hospitality Group has earned a tip of the hat from Thailand Tattler magazine for the excellent restaurants it has at each of its properties.
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 01:00
Chiang Mai: a hub of traffic chaos
Re: Slapping incident just tip of traffic-woes iceberg, Editorial, July 15, 2017.
Sat, 15 Jul 2017 01:00
Slapping incident just tip of traffic-woes iceberg
Poor discipline among drivers is a big part of what’s become a mammoth problem
Sun, 25 Jun 2017 12:16
More than just mobile apps: how innovation is reshaping market
THANKS to start-ups, the world has become a much easier and simpler place to live in. This is especially true in Thailand, where convenience is at the tip of your fingers. Want a ride? Fire up Uber or Grab. Want a housecleaning service? Open up Seekster.
Thu, 25 May 2017 04:14
Consolidation at the top on Day 3 of 2017 Samui Regatta
SAMUI, Thailand – While the winds are blowing keep 'em racing, and that's what Race Officer Ross Chisholm did again today as 12 knots off the northeastern tip of Samui made for an idyllic tropical breeze to get the sailors underway on Day 3 of the 2017 Samui Regatta.