Wed, 22 May 2019 01:00
Advocates for marijuana start 270km walk
DECHA SIRIPHAT, a well-known campaigner for medical marijuana, and his allies from over 10 organisations promoting sustainable health and agriculture practices began their 270-kilometre “Cannabis Walk” yesterday from a temple in Phichit, the Transborder News website reported.
Tue, 21 May 2019 01:00
A royal celebration
The very best of Thailand’s cultural heritage goes on show as the nation fetes the crowning of her Monarch
Sat, 18 May 2019 01:00
SPECIAL REPORT: A work life anchored in Dhamma
DECHA SIRIPHAT HAS WORKED UNDER DHAMMA GUIDANCE TO EASE SUFFERING OF FARMERS AS WELL AS PATIENTS
Thu, 16 May 2019 01:00
Street smarts and Thai wisdom
A fashion designer who has made it his mission to popularise Thai fabrics brings his “Complex Simplicity” collection to the BACC
Wed, 15 May 2019 01:00
Stung by criticism, ministry to review selection of Hinoki Land as cultural destination
THE CULTURE Ministry said yesterday it would review the inclusion of a Japanese-inspired theme park, Hinoki Land, as one of the country’s best cultural destinations after being slammed by netizens for the choice.
Tue, 14 May 2019 01:00
Culture Ministry in a spot of bother after naming a Japanese-inspired place as Thai heritage
A POPULAR new tourist destination in Chiang Mai, Hinoki Land, has become controversial on social media after the Culture Ministry nominated the Japanese-inspired site as one of Thailand’s top 10 cultural destinations.
Tue, 07 May 2019 01:00
Laos to conduct broad census on agriculture
THE LAOS government will carry out a major agriculture survey this year, intending to use the findings as a reference for the next national socio-economic development plan from 2020-2025.
Fri, 03 May 2019 01:00
BAAC issues 3-year savings lottery
Bank for Agiculture and Agicultural Cooperatives (BAAC) has issued a three-year savings lottery worth Bt120 billion with an interest rate at 0.25 per cent per year.
Thu, 02 May 2019 01:00
Chernobyl disaster brought to the small screen
Debuting at the same time as in the US on Tuesday (May 7) at 8am, HBO series “Chernobyl” dramatises the 1986 nuclear accident, one of the worst human-made catastrophes in history, and tells the story of the brave men and women who made incredible sacrifices to save Europe from unimaginable disaster, all the while battling a culture of disinformation.
movie & TV
Wed, 01 May 2019 22:07
Have a Plan for Successful Aging ?
Thailand remains one of the most popular retirement destinations in the world. Great culture; great food; great people. And as U.S. citizens age, Thailand also offers access to excellent health care, provided at world-class private hospitals by internationally trained doctors. But you need to be able to afford it.
Tue, 30 Apr 2019 14:00
Application for cultural recognition of Thai massage sent to Unesco
Thailand has already submitted its application for "Nuad Thai" traditional massage to be added to Unesco’s World Cultural Heritage list and the result should be out by November this year, said Culture Minister Vira Rojpojchanarat on Tuesday.
Sat, 27 Apr 2019 14:12
Nissan’s X-Trail a better pick than its Terra PPV
Boasting accessories aplenty and a
cultured ride, it is a true global model
Auto & Audio
Fri, 26 Apr 2019 01:00
Don the victim of harsh authorities, not hospitable Thai culture
Re: “A 90-year-old expat says farewell to the land he once loved”, Have Your Say, yesterday.
Wed, 17 Apr 2019 01:00
Tighter control on transnational food industry required to solve haze problem: expert
A STRONGER political will is required to take action against monoculture corn cultivation both inside Thailand and in neighbouring countries, or the transboundary haze problem will never be solved, environmental experts said, as Chiang Rai’s Mae Sai district continues to choke under hazardous smog.
Sat, 13 Apr 2019 01:00
Into the mystic in Japan
Foreigners are keen to delve deeper into the country’s spiritual culture, including pilgrimages