Thu, 17 May 2018 16:25:00
Satun reveals its 'monkey islet' pilot since 2016 as govt seeks islands for monkeys
As the Thai authorities are mulling over how to best ease monkey overpopulation with colonies on small islands, Satun governor Phattaraphon Rattanapichetchai revealed on Thursday that a batch of hundreds of monkeys had been sent to tiny Koh Koy in May 2016.
Thu, 17 May 2018 04:00:00
Plan to ease monkey overpopulation with colonies on Phuket islets
FIVE UNINHABITED small islands in Phuket province have been chosen as possible monkey colonies.
Sat, 12 May 2018 01:00:00
Malaysia's scandal-mired Najib on the ropes after shock loss
Kuala Lumpur - Billions of missing dollars, an angry population and a powerful new prime minister who has vowed to bring justice to Malaysia do not bode well for Najib Razak, who was turfed from power by an electoral earthquake this week.
Thu, 03 May 2018 14:37:20
Lop Buri launches pigeon crackdown
Lop Buri's Muang district office's public relations demonstrated various recipes for cooking pigeons on Wednesday and its announcement to buy a live pigeon at Bt10 (for a minimum batch of 200 birds) in a bid to lower the pigeon population has prompted many residents to set traps to hunt the birds, district chief Plaek Theparak said on Thursday.
Wed, 02 May 2018 06:43:36
Nine out of 10 people breathing polluted air: WHO
More than 90 percent of the global population is breathing in high levels of pollutants, the World Health Organization said Wednesday, blaming poor air quality for some seven million deaths annually.
Mon, 30 Apr 2018 14:30:30
World's oldest known spider dies in Australia -- of wasp sting
The world's oldest known spider has died at the ripe old age of 43 after being monitored for years during a long-term population study in Australia, researchers said Monday.
Sun, 29 Apr 2018 01:00:00
Japan needs strategy to deal with population crisis
What will become of Japanese society in 2040? It is essential to break away from politics aimed at pursuing short-term results and consider measures that must be taken to prepare for the future.
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 01:00:00
SPECIAL REPORT: Why sharks are a fast VANISHING BREED
WHILE PEOPLE THINK OF SHARKS AS DANGEROUS, THEIR RAPID DECLINE INDICATES THEY ARE IN A DEEPER DANGER
Sun, 08 Apr 2018 11:03:17
What Thai people really want to know
THAILAND may top Internet usage charts, but it is also a highly unequal country where 40 per cent of the population lacks Internet access. Many of these people live in rural areas, with limited access to the resources needed for them to acquire digital skills.
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 01:00:00
Nationwide expansion to drive Wave Money’s growth
Though 80 per cent of the population remains unserved by Myanmar’s banking system, Wave Money aims to enjoy much higher growth over the next few years thanks to its continuous expansion of distribution network, said the firm’s top executive.
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 01:00:00
A CATALYST FOR DEVELOPMENT OF SENIOR LIVING COMMUNITIES IN THAILAND
As Thailand’s population inches closer to being an aged society, senior living communities is growing as one of the hottest topics for future developments in Thailand.
Tue, 13 Mar 2018 16:13:39
MCOT to switch-off analogue signal
MCOT will switch off its remaining analogue broadcast signals from July 16 since its digital coverage area now reaches 95 per cent of the total population.
Fri, 09 Mar 2018 19:48:22
Food security report points to increasing malnourishment and obesity in Thailand
MORE THAN 815 million people around the world still suffer from malnutrition and hunger – 6.5 million in Thailand – but on the other hand 25 per cent of the population in developed countries were obese, including 5 million in Thailand, pointing to glaring inequalities in access to food.
Fri, 09 Mar 2018 16:36:52
University takes action to control stray dogs
The growing stray dog population in the grounds of Phayao University prompted the college to hold a meeting with local government agencies on Friday to find ways to deal with them.
Mon, 05 Mar 2018 01:00:00
Myanmar set for transition to digital economy with corporates’ support
FIVE YEARS after Myanmar’s liberalisation of the telecommunications sector, the nation has now over 50 million mobile subscribers, a figure that almost encompasses its total population, and is set for adoption of digital economy with the help of industry leaders worldwide.