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Korean language boom heats up in Thailand

Korean language boom heats up in Thailand

The fever for learning Korean is steadily spreading among Thai students, as the number of secondary schools teaching Korean as a second foreign language in Thailand is expected to swell to 130 this year, officials said Tuesday. The Korean Education Center in Thailand said as many as 130 middle and high schools in the Southeast […]

ASIA: Ageless in Culture and Infused in Surprise

ASIA: Ageless in Culture and Infused in Surprise

Asia seems to always bring an exotic and unusual meaning to the minds of those who have not visited or not visited enough. That’s why, Asian culture has always been surprising for us. As a Turkish journalist, I am both thrilled and puzzled by having been exposed to the culture set I used to watch […]

“The Mystery of Laos Dam Business”

“The Mystery of Laos Dam Business”

NGOs in Thailand will hold a civic forum titled “The Mystery of Laos Dam Business” on the 9th of August. Thai civic groups will point out the problems of the construction companies, the National Assembly, and the Thai Energy Plan in connection with the collapse of the dam. They are also going to ask for […]

Developing Smart and Sustainable Communities toward Thailand 4.0

Developing Smart and Sustainable Communities toward Thailand 4.0

Currently, the Thai government aims to build a value-based economy under the “Thailand 4.0” policy. Sustainable growth and development without destroying the environment is one of the elements in this policy, which requires human wisdom, supported by innovation and technology. The Government has also adopted His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s Sufficiency Economy Philosophy […]

Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej passes away at 88

Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej passes away at 88

Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej has died at the age of 88 after a long illness, the Bureau of Royal Household said in a statement on October 13.

Empowering Lives Through Photography

Empowering Lives Through Photography

Thomas Tham Joo Kit is a Malaysian photographer residing in Singapore. A volunteer consultant to 4 NGOs located in Asia, Thomas steps forward to help in building better life for the disadvantaged people. He is involved in infrastructure, social and life skill programs and connecting NGOs to galvanize and share resources from each other. He […]

Thai Buddhist Monks Protest Against Muslim Attacks On Temples In Bangladesh

Thai Buddhist Monks Protest Against Muslim Attacks On Temples In Bangladesh

About 100 Buddhist monks stage a peaceful demonstration to call for an end to attacks against Buddhist communities in Bangladesh in front of the United Nations regional office in Bangkok on Wednesday Oct. 3, 2012. About 1,000 Buddhist families fled their villages in Bangladesh after rioters burned at least 10 Buddhist temples and 40 homes […]

Thai Gov’t to hire water management companies

Thai Gov’t to hire water management companies

BANGKOK, July 4 (Xinhua) — Thailand’s cabinet has approved a budget of 300 billion baht (10 billion U.S. dollars) to hire Thai and foreign companies for the country’s water management and flood control projects, senior official said late Tuesday.   The cabinet also approved the terms for hiring and will publicize the information to attract bidders. […]

Major news in Thailand on Jun 5

<Top N> Major news in Thailand on Jun 5

Top news in <Bangkok Post>: Govt considers delay in key bills  news@theasian.asia

Major news in Thailand on May 29

<Top N> Major news in Thailand on May 29

Top news in <Bangkok Post>: PM urged to clarify unity bill stance news@theasian.asia

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