The World Mosquito Program Early Success in Eliminating Dengue Fever

The World Mosquito Program Early Success in Eliminating Dengue Fever

Last month’s report from ABC Australia has described a project in Indonesia showing early signs of success in eradicating one of the world’s most debilitating viruses — dengue fever. Transmitted by the Aedes Aegypti mosquito,...
Harley-Davidson Motorcycles in Thailand

Harley-Davidson Motorcycles in Thailand

US President Trump has threatened the iconic motorcycle company Harley-Davidson with severe taxes and predicted a public revolt that he said would eventually put the 115-year-old firm out of business, blasting the Wisconsin company...
BMW Builds X5 in Thailand to Counteract U.S. - China Tariffs

BMW Builds X5 in Thailand to Counteract U.S. – China Tariffs

BMW said it is producing between 10,000 and 20,000 X5 sports utility vehicles in Thailand as a way to supply Chinese customers, now that imported vehicles from the United States face a 40% tariff. In...
Walter Camenisch; Creator of the ‘Manora Family’

Walter Camenisch; Creator of the ‘Manora Family’

There’s a large signboard on display as you enter the Manora Company offices showing Managing Director Walter Camenisch, employees and his own family all described as members of the Manora family. The family theme comes...
AirAsia Introduces Chiang Mai-Hanoi Flights

AirAsia Introduces Chiang Mai-Hanoi Flights

AirAsia is launching 4 direct flights a week from Chiang Mai-Hanoi starting on 28th October, driving Chiang Mai towards becoming an international flight hub by bringing its network to 8 routes. Ankle-deep floodwaters overran central...
Saphan Pla - Walking Street on the Water

Saphan Pla – Walking Street on the Water

Saphan Pla is Hua Hin’s main fishing pier. It has now been developed as a promenade for a very pleasant evening stroll out to sea for a taste of market food, entertainment, to enjoy cool breezes...
Table to Farm Program

Table to Farm Program

Hua Hin and Cha-am is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Thailand. The resort town is estimated to generate around 45 tonnes of food and plastic waste every day. Businesses such as...
Uncle Mea and His Wheelchair Raising Funds on the Way to Chiag Mai

Uncle Mea and His Wheelchair Raising Funds on the Way to Chiag Mai

Uncle Mea is wheeling his wheelchair to raise funds to help disabled people around Thailand. Uncle Mea is Satit Chantarungsri, a 55-year-old from Phitsanulok, who has sclerosis affecting the lower down part of his...
Police Work Quickly Arrest a Serious Offender

Police Work Quickly Arrest a Serious Offender

On July 17, the case of an offender using a knife to kidnap a maid’s daughter was reported. This occured whn both the mother and daughter were at work at a housing project in...
A New Pedestrian Overpass on Phetchakasem Road; Please Stay Off the Road!

A New Pedestrian Overpass on Phetchakasem Road; Please Stay Off the Road!

A new pedestrian overpass has been opened to across Phetchakasem Road for shoppers to enter the Market Villa Shopping Mall. The overpass includes an elevator which provides disabled access with pedestrians urged not to make...
OTOP Farm Outlet Opening

OTOP Farm Outlet Opening

Mr. Teerapan Nuntakit, the Deputy Governor of Prachuap Khirikhan Province, has presided over an opening ceremony at the OTOP Centre in Hua Hin as a Farm Outlet Centre. According to the government’s policy to...
Banana Plant Carving Competition

Banana Plant Carving Competition

General Jaran Kunlawanit, the President of Rajamangala University of Technology Rattanakosin has presided over a banana carving contest at Market Village Shopping Mall for the HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Cup. The contest aimed...
Shrimp Day

Shrimp Day

Mr. Chotinarin Kertsom Deputy Governor of Prachuap Khiri Khan Province has conducted the opening ceremony the 6th Shrimp Day. This event aims to improve the success and permanence of shrimp farmers in Prachuap Khiri...
Blue Crab Bank Project

Blue Crab Bank Project

Ms. Sukanya Thirakruleart a Former Secretary-General of the National Research Council of Thailand has presided over a meeting and lecture about a Blue Crab Bank Project which aims to release these crabs back to...
Your Country’s National Day

Your Country’s National Day

If you are not Thai you may wish to acknowledge your home country’s National Day in one way or another. Try to find a restaurant featuring the cuisine and traditional activities familiar to you....
Some Offbeat Days Celebrate in August

Some Offbeat Days Celebrate in August

At first glance, August might seem light on the holiday offerings. We dug a little deeper to find a healthy helping of celebrations to help you beat the low season blues. AUGUST 1ST: NATIONAL GIRLFRIENDS...
City Brief

City Brief

Reports of Problems at the Chat Chai Market Ms. Pailin Kongpun Deputy Mayor of Hua Hin with social welfare and municipal officials of the municipally have visited the Chat Chai Market after being informed that...
Cabinet Keeps VAT at 7% for Another Year

Cabinet Keeps VAT at 7% for Another Year

Cabinet has decided to keep value-added tax at the current rate of 7% for another year, from Oct 1 to Sept 30, 2019. Nathaporn Jatusripitak, adviser to the prime minister’s office minister, said the cabinet...
Thailand to Fast-track the Thai Riviera Project

Thailand to Fast-track the Thai Riviera Project

Under a comprehensive master plan prepared by the Ministry of Tourism and Sports, the provinces of Phetchaburi, Prachuap Khirikhan, Chumphon and Ranong will be upgraded under the “Thailand Riviera” scheme to tap their full...
Depreciation in the Thai Baht Forecast

Depreciation in the Thai Baht Forecast

Capital outflows from Thailand’s stock market are expected to persist and could reach a five-year high of 200 billion THB this year, mainly due to the US’s macroeconomic policies, says Asia Plus Securities (ASP). With...