Mon, 04 Mar 2019 01:00
China’s reverse brain drain
China, like many developing economies, has experienced a brain drain for decades as some of its best and brightest minds travelled overseas for their education and employment. The tech revolution and the rise of startup unicorns attracted even more to places like Silicon Valley.
Sat, 23 Feb 2019 01:00
Taking the road LESS TRAVELLED
NAPIRA Techacharn is that rare breed of person who has channelled a lifestyle passion into a niche business opportunity. In her case, a love of travel became the springboard for the creation of a travel agency that offers customised holiday planning for everyone from the well-heeled set down to ordinary families and backpackers.
Sat, 05 Jan 2019 12:30
Airports return to normal after storm cancellations
All airports in the Southern region resumed services on Saturday after tropical storm Pabuk travelled out of the region into the Andaman Sea.
Sat, 29 Dec 2018 08:03
Bomb kills three Vietnamese tourists, guide near Egypt pyramids
Three Vietnamese holidaymakers and an Egyptian tour guide were killed Friday when a roadside bomb blast hit their bus as it travelled close to the Giza pyramids outside Cairo, officials said.
Mon, 03 Dec 2018 10:44
Thais lead world in travelling solo
Twenty-eight per cent of Thais travelled overseas on their own in the past two years, more on average than other nationalities in the Asia-Pacific region and the world as a whole.
Fri, 30 Nov 2018 18:37
More Thais travel 'solo', study finds
Over a quarter of Thais (28 per cent) have travelled overseas “solo” in the past two years, ahead of the Global (24 per cent) and Asia-Pacific (23 per cent) averages, according to Visa’s Global Travel Intentions Study.
Tue, 27 Nov 2018 01:00
Cambodia sees spike in visitors during three-day water festival
SOME 4.5 million people attended the three-day water festival in Phnom Penh, of which around 12,000 were foreigners, while some 925,000 tourists travelled to the provinces, of which 842,000 were local.
Sat, 20 Oct 2018 09:55
Thai travel blogger Mark Wiens enjoys chapli kebabs in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Noted Thai food expert, blogger and author Mark Wiens recently travelled to Mardan and Peshawar along with his wife, child and a photographer to experience different traditional dishes and beverages of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa besides paying visit to a few heritage sites.
Thu, 11 Oct 2018 01:00
Unlike PETA, Heinecke’s Minor International has made huge strides in elephant welfare
Shame on PETA, and in particular its Asia vice president, Jason Baker. You may have travelled to Asia over the past 20 years but I have made regular visits to Thailand for the last 60 years and repeatedly witnessed Bill Heinecke put his money where his mouth is and lead his Minor International team in doing something positive about the care of elephants.
Thu, 09 Aug 2018 18:30
Rogue crocodile could be a mixed breed: expert
An expert believes that Yanui, the much-travelled crocodile that patrolled the beaches of Phuket for several weeks, has a mixed heritage. However, more DNA tests are being conducted.
Tue, 26 Jun 2018 15:39
Alarm raised over crowding at cave search site
Several rescue teams have travelled to Chiang Rai’s Mae Sai district to join efforts to find 12 young footballers and their deputy coach who went missing in the flooded limestone cave at the weekend.
Sat, 02 Jun 2018 03:00
Female disciple who ‘helped senior monk flee to Laos’ being interrogated
PHRA PHROMMEDHI, the assistant abbot of Wat Samphanthawongsaram, who was wanted for alleged embezzlement of National Buddhism Office (NBO) funds, escaped to Laos with assistance from a disciple and has since travelled to an unknown destination further north, a police investigation found.
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 17:22
Prosecutor postpones ‘Saipan’ case over inappropriate photos on social media
Apinya Sakuljaroensuk or “Saipan” an actress age 28 and a suspect in a computer-related crime act, on Friday travelled along with her boyfriend, Nantawooti Boonrapsap, to the Office of the Attorney General for a 9am meeting to discuss their case.
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 01:00
From frying pan to frying pan?
The tragic story of Joanna Daniela Demafelis makes the blood boil. The young woman travelled to Kuwait in 2014 to help her family at home make ends meet. With her earnings as a domestic helper, she promised to repair the family house and send her younger siblings to school.
Wed, 03 Jan 2018 01:00
Last-stretch traffic safety effort as road statistics improve over holiday
PRIME MINISTER General Prayut Chan-o-cha urged officers to strictly enforce traffic laws and provide security for people on the roads and at public transport stations as they travelled back to Bangkok on the last day of the New Year long weekend yesterday.