In Myanmar, people have strong religious faith. On weekends and even weekdays the major pagodas in Yangon are often packed with worshippers praying for a better life.
Historically, Thailand has been a peaceful country. For most Thais, everyday life has continued undisturbed even under Japanese occupation during World War II and through more than a dozen military coups in the past 80 years.
As the implementation of the Asean Economic Community (AEC) draws near, Thai businesspeople remain upbeat on the prospects for trade and investment.
In dangerous times, there is no sin greater than inaction."
The most popular section among newspaper readers is the obituaries.
Reading has been a favourite hobby for me since childhood.
Were I a witch, (a good one, of course) I would use my magic to eradicate corruption from this Kingdom and the entire world.
Thailand's new government has arrived on the scene exactly 10 months since the last round of political conflict started late last year.
Scheme offers hope to millions on low income but contains pitfalls too
In light of natural disasters driven by climate change, consumers across the world are increasingly trying to cut their impact on the environment. Some use less fuel, while others recycle or opt for eco-friendly products that promise lower carbon...