Fri, 05 Oct 2018 04:23
Thailand advances MICE certification
Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) and 17 allies are looking to bolster 490 MICE venues to achieve the Thai MICE Venue Standards (TMVS) certification by 2018. High scores will be given to emphasise community and environment factors in order to create sustainability.
Tue, 02 Oct 2018 12:00
Govt, mining company violated rights of locals, claims report of 10 years of reprisals
Fortify Rights has accused Thai authorities and a Thai gold mining company of violating the rights of local environmental defenders involved in opposing a gold mine in northeastern Thailand for more than a decade.
Mon, 01 Oct 2018 01:00
Let’s take pigeon control seriously
The environmental and health risks posed by avian overpopulation cannot be overlooked
Wed, 26 Sep 2018 15:00
Ideas conference makes bid to save Bangkok’s ‘green lung’
Sustainable Brands 2018 Bangkok (SB18 Bangkok), a global conference taking place from October 12 to 13, will feature world-renowned leaders in corporate social responsibility (CSR), technology, tourism, food, architecture, the environment and development.
Sat, 22 Sep 2018 01:00
Future of train travel is smart, electric and comfortable
Transportation by train is a necessity for cities around the world as urbanisation changes people’s lifestyles and they seek work in the city. Train manufacturers are keeping up with innovative technologies and design for both their plants and their products as they try to keep up with regulations and public tastes and preferences, including environmental regulations.
Sat, 22 Sep 2018 01:00
Denims reborn for a caring world
The once-rough blue jeans are now soft, multi-coloured and made with the environment in mind
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 06:05
Assessment reports of Pak Lay and Pak Beng dam found to be identical
Plagiarism has been detected in the Transboundary Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (TBESIA) as well as Cumulative Impact Assessment (CIA) of the proposed Pak Lay Dam project in Laos.
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:30
Phi Phi education programme launched
Phi Phi Village Beach Resort has launched an educational programme to teach children about the importance of environmental preservation and sustainability.
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 16:40
Environmentalists petition PM about biomass plant
Some 100 members of a Lam Say Bai canal conservation group and allies on Wednesday filed a petition urging Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha to call off the construction of a 61-megawatt biomass power plant in Tambon Nam Pleek of Amnat Charoen's Muang district and cancel its operating permit.
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 06:48
Microplastics may enter foodchain through mosquitoes
Mosquito larvae have been observed ingesting microplastics that can be passed up the food chain, researchers said Wednesday, potentially uncovering a new way that the polluting particles could damage the environment.
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 01:00
China ‘protects environment’ in its Belt and Road initiative
CHINA has been ensuring high environment protection standards in all its projects under the Belt and Road Initiative in Southeast Asia and elsewhere, the leader of a Chinese government environmental agency said.
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 01:00
Advice for investors ignored the elephant in the room
Re: “Five key themes for investors in the upcoming years”, Economy, yesterday.
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 01:00
REPORT: Chinese investors shift agriculture practices in North
TWO YEARS ago, Prasat Prueangwichahorn, a Thai driver in a Chinese banana plantation in Laos, saw a business opportunity when Laos ordered a ban on new banana plantations out of concerns for the environment and workers.
Sat, 15 Sep 2018 01:00
The meat on your plate was fed on soybeans too
Re: “No such thing as an environmental impact-free lunch”, Have Your Say, September 14.
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 08:46
Development of hydropower 'must be safe', PM tells World Economic Forum
Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith told the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Hanoi, Vietnam, on Wednesday that the development of hydroelectricity dams in Laos must be safe and environmentally friendly.