Fri, 18 Jan 2019 01:00
On environmental issues, the time for action is now
The worst fears about global warming, often presented as academic papers or in fashionable business-forum “talks”, are now here in Bangkok with us, through the smog of pollution choking us and threatening our lives.
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 01:00
Sala shows care for the environment at 7 resorts
Sala Hospitality Group (SHG) reports it is continually developing new environmental initiatives and procedures to minimise ecological impact at all seven of its luxury beach resorts and boutique accommodations across Thailand.
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 16:20
Urgent : Court petition to push for turning Bangkok into pollution-control zone
Environment activist Srisuwan Janya will file a petition with the Administrative Court to have the prime minister, the national environment panel and the Bangkok governor declare the capital as a pollution-control zone.
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 12:27
Sala shows care for environment at all seven Thai resorts
Sala Hospitality Group (SHG) is continually developing new environmental initiatives and procedures to minimise ecological impact at all seven of its luxury beach resorts and boutique accommodations across Thailand.
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 09:36
Emergency measures enforced in S. Korea to fight fine dust
South Koreans started off another suffocating day Tuesday as thick fine dust continued to blanket most of the country for the fifth consecutive day.
Mon, 14 Jan 2019 01:00
Tech boom to bring in a new era in Myanmar
THOUGH DIGITAL literacy is still low in Myanmar, people’s eagerness to try new things and their ability to easily adapt to a new environment could generate a technology boom in the country by encouraging young entrepreneurs to establish tech-based companies, say tech experts.
Sat, 12 Jan 2019 11:16
Call for improved daycare facilities to help working parents
Daycare facilities and companies need to adjust their environment to help working parents who are leading modern urban lives, a panel discussion was told on Thursday.
Wed, 09 Jan 2019 01:00
IATA PAY A SUCCESS IN LIVE TEST ENVIRONMENT
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced the completion of the first "IATA Pay" ticket purchase transaction in a live test environment. The transaction was conducted in partnership with ipagoo, a UK-based fintech company.
Mon, 07 Jan 2019 09:00
Teaching kids to “Love the Earth”
More than 700 young people were made aware of the environmental impact of plastic pollution and the benefits of waste separation at General Motors Thailand’s activity “Love The Earth School Visit” held recently at Wat Ampawa school, 24 kilometres from the company's energy saving and environment protection awardwinning manufacturing facility in Rayong.
Sat, 05 Jan 2019 12:00
Jakartans agree with plastic ban: Environment agency
Despite their dependence on plastic bags, Jakartans mostly agree with the city administration’s plan to issue a policy restricting plastic bag use, according to a survey conducted by the Jakarta Environment Agency.
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, 26 Dec 2018 01:00
What we can learn from 2018
On the political front, there’s a lot to absorb from a year when the same-old and not-necessarily-pleasant excitement got set to make its return. Environmentally, we have learned that some people never learn that they should not mess with nature.
Wed, 19 Dec 2018 01:00
KTB unit advises long-term quality stock investments for 2019
INVESTORS should make “long-term quality investments” in property, infrastructure, power and healthcare next year despite the expected volatile and uncertain environment, says an expert from KTB Securities (Thailand) (KTBST).
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 01:00
Thailand needs a more ambitious action plan on climate change
THAILAND’S climate-change prevention commitment is not ambitious enough, environmental group Greenpeace warned, following a United Nations report last week that called for a major boost in prevention measures in order to keep global warming within the 1.5- to 2-degree Celsius target needed to prevent dire future consequences.
Sun, 16 Dec 2018 15:39
New species named after Asean biodiversity expert
Theresae, a new edaphic-endemic species in Dinagat and Mindanao Islands, was named after Dr Theresa Mundita S Lim, the executive director of the Asean Centre for Biodiversity and former director of the Philippines’ Department of Environment and Natural Resources Biodiversity Management Bureau (DENR-BMB).