Fri, 15 Feb 2019 16:19
Emirates cuts back on A380 orders
Emirates is reducing its A380 orderbook from 162 to 123 aircraft, following a review of its operations and developments in aircraft and engine technologies, the airline said in a press release on Friday.
Mon, 04 Feb 2019 01:00
Food industry hits alarm button over baht appreciation
Food industry representatives are urging the Bank of Thailand (BOT) and the Finance Ministry to address worries that the baht will appreciate this year, dampening exports and reducing the income of local farmers.
Sun, 03 Feb 2019 01:00
Australian researchers test shark bite-resistant wetsuit
An Australian university is testing new materials designed to lessen the impact of shark bites, researchers said yesterday, in a project aimed at reducing fatalities and easing the nerves of swimmers.
Mon, 07 Jan 2019 12:40
Warning issued after hydrogen-filled balloon injures boy
After three people were injured on January 2 when a hydrogen-filled party balloon exploded inside a car, the Disease Control Department (DCD) has issued a warning and guidelines for reducing the risk.
Tue, 25 Dec 2018 01:00
Export slowdown to cast shadow over GDP growth next year
LOWER EXPORTS and the China-US trade tensions will be a drag on Thailand’s economic growth next year, reducing it to between 3.7 and 4.3 per cent, according to leading economists.
Thu, 22 Nov 2018 01:00
New forest monitoring system to help fight climate change
Thailand is developing forest monitoring systems to measure its success at reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation and carbon stocks preservation (REDD+).
Sun, 28 Oct 2018 15:21
Network reports big gains in plastic-use reduction
A network of 30 universities across the country has succeeded in reducing the number of single-use plastic bags, utensils and cups by 41 million pieces so far this year, it was announced during the Sustainable University Network of Thailand Conference 2018 hosted by Thammasat University (TU) on October 25-26 at its Rangsit Campus.
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 09:01
Most nations to miss UN target on chronic diseases: study
More than half of all countries will likely fail to hit the UN target of reducing premature deaths from a quartet of chronic diseases by a third before 2030, researchers said Friday.
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 10:42
Two Koreas sign comprehensive military agreement on reducing tensions
South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Wednesday signed an agreement concerning the outcome of their third summit, the results of talks held Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday morning.
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 09:41
Trade spat perils put spotlight on need for effective strategies
Short-term challenges from the escalating trade spat with the United States have reassured Chinese officials and experts of the need to support market-oriented reform and opening-up, with a particular focus on reducing debt and limiting government intervention.
Thu, 06 Sep 2018 01:00
Rodrigo Duterte, the trickster authoritarian
President Rodrigo Duterte is known among his supporters as “The Punisher”. But his punitive approach to governing includes telling jokes that disarm his audiences, often reducing them to laughter, as he names and shames his critics – often foreign and female.
Mon, 03 Sep 2018 06:00
Merge small schools, urges World Bank
Reducing number of schools will improve education sector, ease teacher shortage.
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 14:36
Reducing stress by learning to breathe
Luxury boutique hotel akyra Thonglor Bangkok is hosting the latest in its series of wellness workshops this Saturday (August 18) on the theme “Stress: are we really coping?”
Fri, 10 Aug 2018 16:08
New Zealand to ban single-use plastic bags
Wellington - New Zealand became the latest country Friday to outlaw single-use plastic shopping bags, with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern saying they will be phased out over the next year as a "meaningful step" towards reducing pollution.
Thu, 02 Aug 2018 13:34
Swollen Mekong 75cm from banks
The Mekong River in Nakhon Phanom continued to rise on Thursday due to Wednesday night's downpours, reducing the drainage offered by rising tributary canals, especially Lam Nam Kam and Lam Nam Bang, with over 130,000 rai of farmland already submerged.