Thu, 17 Jan 2019 19:46
Driving slowly in high-speed lane to soon become a punishable offence
MOTORISTS driving at low speed in right-hand lanes will soon be subjected to fines, thanks to the National Legislative Assembly (NLA), giving a nod in principle to a draft law amending the Land Traffic Act yesterday.
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 01:00
Bangkok poised for Asean fundraising crown, experts say
THAILAND is well placed to establish itself as the main centre for corporate capital raising in the Asean region, thanks to the country’s economic potential, market liquidity and supportive financial regulations, said the founder of an advisory group with connections across the region.
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 11:23
Fishing crew wins kudos for releasing netted Leatherback
A fishing crew who released an endangered Leatherback turtle back to the sea has won the public thanks of a well-known marine-life expert.
Thu, 10 Jan 2019 17:12
Prayut prayers ‘spare’ Thailand from Pabuk
Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha on Thursday said Tropical Storm Pabuk’s departure out to sea was partly thanks to him praying for it to go away.
Thu, 10 Jan 2019 01:00
Thai fishing industry not quite OFF THE HOOK
Thanks to earnest reforms here, the EU will not ban our seafood imports, but more must be done to protect the workforce
Wed, 26 Dec 2018 01:00
Palian River offers cultural and natural treats of the South
VISITORS TO three riverside communities in Trang province’s Palian River Basin are in for an ecotourism treat, thanks to a collaboration between the locals and a research project sponsored by the Thailand Research fund.
Wed, 19 Dec 2018 01:00
BUDGET, TOURISM HIKE TCC CONFIDENCE INDEX
The TCC Confidence Index rose in November to 48.3 from the previous month's 48.0, thanks to the government budget and rise in the number of foreign tourists during the high season.
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 12:08
Thanks a million – Vietnam sets new annual tourist landmark
A Vietnamese woman, Duong Thu Trang, has become the one millionth tourist arrival from that country to Thailand in 2018, a historic first between the two Southeast Asian neighbours.
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 01:00
Cheers! ‘Arm’ thanks main sponsor
The country’s top golfer, Kiradech Aphibarnrat, has finally been able to spend some time at home after a tumultuous year in which he became the first Thai to earn his card on the world-leading PGA Tour.
Tue, 04 Dec 2018 01:00
E-commerce gives Tibet a lift
FARMERS in poverty-stricken areas of the Tibetan plateau in Southwest China have found ways to sell their crops and related products to customers worldwide, thanks to a newly built marketing system.
Sat, 01 Dec 2018 14:53
Green finance blooms as investors look beyond profits
Environment-friendly finance is blooming thanks to investors willing to weigh profits against ecology, but decisions about meaningful investments can be complex.
Thu, 29 Nov 2018 14:51
UNESCO adds reggae music to global cultural heritage list
Reggae music, whose calm, lilting grooves found international fame thanks to artists like Bob Marley, on Thursday won a spot on the United Nations' list of global cultural treasures.
Wed, 28 Nov 2018 01:00
BTS sees income double this year, expects strong five-year increases
BTS Group Holdings Plc (BTS) expects its income to surge 200 per cent for the fiscal year 2018/2019 starting April 2018 thanks to strong business expansion, amid projections that the number of passengers would rise 4-5 per cent from the previous year.
Sat, 24 Nov 2018 01:00
Buy less, reuse and make something
To disrupt “Black Friday”, the big sales day following Thanksgiving in the United States, as a major moment for consumerism, Greenpeace is encouraging people to buy less, repair, upcycle and transform old stuff.
Fri, 23 Nov 2018 01:00
Thanksgiving a grotesque mockery of what it’s supposed to celebrate
This week has been murder for turkeys in the US with a staggering 46 million of them being massacred for Thanksgiving feasts. But their suffering started way before their horrific and painful deaths.