• 14 Oct 2019

    Cold Season Due To Arrive In This Thursday

      Thailand will officially enter the cold season this Thursday, October 17th, according to the Meteorological Department.   The department says that the average minimum temperatures in ...

  • 13 Oct 2019

    Supermarkets, Stores Move Towards Eco-Friendly Packaging

    With department stores striving to move away from plastic waste, eco-friendly packaging made from paper pulp and plants instead of foam and plastic has increased by an encouraging 30 per cent. ...

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  • Cold Season Due To Arrive In This Thursday

      Thailand will officially enter the cold season this Thursday, October 17th, according to the Meteorological Department.   The department says that the average minimum temperatures in northern Thailand will steadily drop to cold season levels and the wind blowing across Thailand at altitudes of between 100 and 500 metres have swung round to the...

  • Supermarkets, Stores Move Towards Eco-Friendly Packaging

    With department stores striving to move away from plastic waste, eco-friendly packaging made from paper pulp and plants instead of foam and plastic has increased by an encouraging 30 per cent.   Siriporn Dechsingha, Deputy Chief Executive of Corporate Communication at Siam Makro, recently launched the project “Say Hi to Bio, Say No to Foam:...

  • Khon Kaen Airport Expansion One-Third Complete

    Construction of Khon Kaen Airport’s new passenger terminal hit a snag but it was already fixed and work will resume as scheduled, Deputy Transport Minister Thavorn Senniam said on Wednesday (October 9) after visiting the site. “The foundation of the old building prevented a new one from being installed as planned, so the architects had...

  • Mandatory Health Insurance For Non O-A Visa Effective From 31 October

      Foreigners applying for a Non O-A visa will be required to purchase health insurance from 31 October.   The requirements, which were first proposed back in May, have now been confirmed in a police order posted on the Immigration website.   Applicants are required to have 40,000 baht outpatient coverage and 400,000 baht inpatient...

  • Driving License Point Deduction System To Be Introduced In Mid-December

    A point deduction system, designed to improve the discipline of drivers, is tentatively scheduled to be introduced for motorists and motorcyclists in mid-December. It is hoped that the system will help to reduce road fatalities and injuries each year by 2,000-4,000. Pol Col Aekkarach Limsangkart, deputy commander of Highways Police Command, explained that each licenced...