• Fri, 22 Mar 2019 01:00
    MOU SIGNING  Innovation service for  plastic producers 
    The Plastics Institute of Thailand (PITH) and MFEC Plc jointly announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to launch an innovative service , aiming to drive local plastic manufacturers towards the era of Industry 4.0.
  • Sun, 17 Mar 2019 13:05
    Fellow envoy recalls fun times with Ambassador Virachai
    Panyarak Poolthup, Thailand’s ambassador to Cambodia, has characterised the passing in Washington on Saturday of his colleague Virachai Plasai as a reminder that nothing is permanent and life is short.
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  • Sun, 17 Mar 2019 12:11
    US eulogises Ambassador Virachai 
    The United States on Sunday sent condolences to Thailand on the death of Ambassador Virachai Plasai.
  • Thu, 14 Mar 2019 17:00
    Plastic waste fire burns for second day
    Firefighters struggled to control a major fire at a plastic waste-separating factory in Nakhon Ratchasima's Noen Sung district which began on Wednesday afternoon, and estimated that it would take another day or two to be completely extinguished.
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  • Sat, 09 Mar 2019 01:00
    EXCLUSIVE: Dump the habit of plastics
  • Fri, 08 Mar 2019 01:00
    How we might break the plastic habit
    A global ‘treaty’ under consideration could be the catalyst to reducing the ruinous waste
  • Wed, 06 Mar 2019 01:00
    Bangkok Declaration must wait until June
    ASEAN COUNTRIES yesterday agreed to work together closely to deal with the region’s serious marine trash problem, with leaders of the grouping expected to endorse the Bangkok Declaration at the Asean Summit in Bangkok in June.
  • Tue, 05 Mar 2019 03:00
    Asean battles marine debris
    Bangkok declaration by ministers today to focus on cooperative efforts and measures in the region to tackle this serious environmental threat.
  • Mon, 04 Mar 2019 01:00
    UN for first time places day’s focus on threats to undersea ecosystem
    THE UNITED NATIONS has identified over-fishing and islands of plastic pollution as the major threats not only to ocean biodiversity but also to the livelihoods of billions of people who rely on bountiful seas.
  • Mon, 25 Feb 2019 16:25
    Jakartans urged to carry own tumbler
    To reduce plastic consumption in Jakarta, the administration has called on residents to start carrying their own tumblers instead of buying bottled water. 
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  • Fri, 22 Feb 2019 01:00
    Taking a stand against ecological ruin
    A journey through a virtual human stomach to follow the trail of microplastics or holding the gaze of the person on-screen to take a stand against deforestation are among more than 20 multi-sensory art experiences being offered at “MeshMinds 2.0: ArtxTechforGood”, which takes place next month at the ArtScience Museum in Singapore.
  • Tue, 12 Feb 2019 21:00
    169 million plastic bags left unused at Thai 7-Elevens in just two months
    More than 169 million plastic bags have been left unused at Thailand’s 7-Eleven stores in the past two months – more than Bt33 million in value alone, but also a huge amount of single-use plastic not making its way into the environment.
  • Sat, 09 Feb 2019 01:00
    Plastic bag causes death of whale shark in Sabah
    KOTA KINABALU: A whale shark was found dead in waters off the Tanjung Aru beach in Menumbok, some 140km from here.
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  • Fri, 08 Feb 2019 01:00
    Environmental issues won’t solve themselves
    The government has several clear steps to take in tackling threats from air pollution and plastic waste Single-use plastic waste and big-city air pollution have become the two most serious environmental issues facing Thailand, and it’s daunting to consider how long it might take to find sustainable solutions – and how strong the political will must be to ensure success.
  • 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.
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