Mon, 13 May 2019 01:00
Planting trees is the easy part – preserving them is not
The BMA plan to bring shade and beauty to nine key roads should include cultivating public appreciation for what little greenery we have left
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 01:00
Internet jobs losing lustre, focus shifts to hardcore breakthroughs
ONCE VIEWED as the greener pasture for China’s aspirational talents, the internet sector is fast losing its lustre, with layoffs and cuts in benefits becoming commonplace.
Sat, 02 Feb 2019 01:00
Hopes on ‘greener’ plastics to turn tide on battle for environment
Plastics that have been labelled as biodegradable by industry have become more popular and affordable due to increased public awareness of environmental issues resulting from the many kinds of damage caused by single-use plastic bags, food containers, straws and other non-compostable items.
Tue, 08 Jan 2019 01:00
Banpu aims for 2m tonnes of coal sales to VN
BANPU Plc, a leading integrated energy solutions company in the Asia-Pacific, is now in its second consecutive year of penetrating Vietnam’s coal markets. It aims to seal agreements to provide more than 2 million tonnes of coal to Vietnamese clients to respond to growing demand for coal.
Mon, 10 Sep 2018 12:50
A greener way to spend your holiday
Eco-friendly hotels might conjure up images of creepy crawlies and wooden shacks, but today many hotels in Thailand are proving that you don’t need to compromise on style or comfort for sustainability. The online travel agent Agoda suggests some of Thailand’s most luxurious eco-friendly properties that are as sustainable as they are indulgent.
Fri, 24 Aug 2018 08:49
Isolated tribe members in Brazil spotted in drone footage
In the sprawling greenery of the Brazilian Amazon, near the border with Peru, a group of people -- small in the distance -- walk through a clearing.
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 01:00
Banpu gets greener
Banpu Power Plc recently increased the production percentage of renewable-based power, through its investment in an 80-MW wind power project in Soc Trang, Vietnam.
Wed, 27 Jun 2018 01:00
Charming in its seclusion
Surrounded by lush greenery, the new Rosewood Luang Prabang offers an escape into the elegance of the colonial era
Sat, 16 Jun 2018 11:23
7 ways to reduce plastic usage and make the planet greener
Did you know that plastic takes 450 years to decompose? It takes even longer in landfills, about 1,000 years.
Mon, 11 Jun 2018 01:00
Tokyo hopes solar roads lead to a greener power grid
The Tokyo metropolitan government has announced plans to introduce the new technologies of “solar roads” that collect energy from the sun via solar panels installed beneath the surface of roads, and “power-generating floors” that generate electricity by using the vibrations created by people walking, according to sources.
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 13:49
Technology for a greener world
In its assessment of strategy and execution for intelligent building of software solutions, Navigant Research notes that Building Energy Management Systems (Bems) is the keystone technology.
Wed, 11 Oct 2017 01:00
Philippines earns WB praises for support of migrant workers
WHILE intra-Asean migration significantly rose during the past decade, more Filipinos were able to find greener pastures outside the region, thanks to government policies that reduced costs for migrant workers, the World Bank said on Monday.
Wed, 04 Oct 2017 11:44
Algae turn Singapore River greener than usual
SINGAPORE - Environmental experts say rain followed by strong sun creates a conducive environment for algal blooms.
Sun, 17 Sep 2017 14:40
Five trends at the Frankfurt auto show
FRANKFURT AM MAIN - At this year's Frankfurt International Motor Show (IAA), automakers are pulling out all the stops to dazzle visitors with cars that are greener, smarter and faster than ever.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:00
Greenery beckons in Ploenchit-Chidlom
THE PLOENCHIT-CHIDLOM area of central Bangkok is the new destination for those seeking a luxury lifestyle and green architecture, with a number of high-end green buildings – condominiums, hotels, offices and shopping centres – having being developed in the area, or due to be completed in the next two to three years.