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Chiang Mai as Thailand's heaven for backpackers
In the northern province of Chiang Mai's provincial seat, backpackers from around the world compete to stay at guesthouses in the Chiang Mai Gate area due to modest room prices ranging from Bt80-300/night. Recently, Price of Travel conducted the latest survey for the Backpacker Index for 2014 of 124 world...
12-03-14 | 9666 views
The unbearable burden of Bangkok bus fare collectors
During rush hours, and not only rush hours, there are many times that bus fare collectors can be seen frustrated, brooding or bad-tempered to passengers who wonder
05-03-14 | 4708 views
Nature unveils beauty secret
Teaching at King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang's Faculty of Architecture, Assoc Prof Ariya Kitticharoenwiwat used his more than two decades of experience in creating
21-02-14 | 3493 views
Thailand remains world’s top medical tourism hub despite new challenges
Despite growing challenges from other attractive medical hub countries in recent years, Thailand has retained its premium status as the world’s premier medical tourism hub. Bumrungrad International Hospital is one such institution. Find out how it continues to draw international patients in this...
12-02-14 | 3968 views
Life in the slow lane: ethnic Po Karen preserve tradition at Ban Huai Hin Dam
At Ban Huai Hin Dam village in the central province of Suphan Buri's Dan Chang district, local residents are descendants of the Po Karen, an ethnic minority who still adhere to their original way of life with the forest.
07-02-14 | 2314 views
Right the wrong for the better
At Mae Sot district in Thailand's northern province of Tak, there are many foreigners, particularly Myanmar and ethnic Karen people, who are summoned for behaviour control by Thailand's Probation Department. However, fearing for their safety, most of the foreigners will not go as they are asked to.
30-01-14 | 1454 views
Anwar's fate hangs in the balance
The peace talks between the Thai government and the militant group Barisan Revolusi Nasional (BRN) has been stalled due to Thailand's continuing political instability. But the family of a detainee serving a 12-year imprisonment sentence remains hopeful that their beloved man will be released, no matter how...
21-01-14 | 1329 views
Crude-hit Samet back to life
Hardest hit by thousands of litres of crude oil leaked from an offshore pipe off the coast of Rayong province in July last year, Prao Bay on the east coast resort island of Samet is now back to life, much cleaner than five months ago when gooey muck blackened its popular 300-metre tourist beach, bringing calls for...
14-01-14 | 1233 views
Thailand's salt farming in decline
Samut Sakhon is a province adjacent to Bangkok in the Southwest where most of the country's salt farming takes place. Today there's a sharp drop in the number of farmers entering this profession
25-12-13 | 1923 views
Thai spa: the country's renowned wellness tourism
Thai spa services are internationally recognised, thanks to the hard work and successful perceptions of customer satisfaction to provide improved services and business at international standards to clients from around the world.
13-12-13 | 1846 views
Silver cluster spirit of Chiang Mai's Wualai Community faces declining popularity
The Wualai community in Thailand's northern province of Chiang Mai has been well-known for over a hundred years for its silverware craftsmanship. However, the handmade silver's popularity and sales volume of silver products has declined for several years.
25-11-13 | 1699 views
Sphagnum moss -- living sponge at Doi Inthanon
Located near the peak of Thailand's highest mountain, 'Doi Inthanon', Ang Ka is a swamp forest similar to a natural reservoir storing seeping underground water.
17-11-13 | 1681 views
Rare sighting of baby Bryde's whale
A baby Bryde's whale was recently spotted in the Gulf of Thailand after separating from its mother for a long time. The sighting brought joy to a group of researchers who spent years tracking the young calf's trail.
12-11-13 | 1605 views
Supreme Patriarch Somdet Phra Nyanasamvara: Shining Light for Thai Buddhists
His Holiness Supreme Patriarch Somdet Phra Nyanasamvara was a modest Buddhist monk whose practices in all aspects of daily life inspire...
29-10-13 | 1923 views
Mnemonikos: Art of Memory in Contemporary Textiles
"Mnemonikos" in Greek means "of memory" or "remembering". Different textiles worn throughout the world reflect the history, the status, the situation and the living condition of peoples in a particular place at a particular time.
24-10-13 | 1920 views
Yoga therapy healing drug addiction
In an innovative addition to traditional treatment therapies, the Drug Addict Rehabilitation Centre (Ladlumkaew) in Pathum Thani province near Bangkok has for the first time introduced yoga practice as additional treatment for drug users to overcome the power of addiction. Designed for women...
17-10-13 | 1554 views
Yoga therapy healing drug addiction
In an innovative addition to traditional treatment therapies, the Drug Addict Rehabilitation Centre (Ladlumkaew) in Pathum Thani province near Bangkok has for the first time introduced yoga practice as additional treatment for drug users to overcome the power of addiction. Designed for women...
17-10-13 | 4064 views
Tam Malang offers tourists a close-up experience with eagles
Tambon Tam Malang has become a popular new attraction in the Thai South, where tourists enjoy the opportunity to feed eagles, the incredible birds of prey up close. A variety of eagle species--Red, Black-and-Red, and White-bellied Sea-eagles -- fly above the Tam Malang Canal, enjoying fresh chicken skin and...
10-10-13 | 1916 views
Bridge to Liberation marks first and most monumental environmental art installation in Thailand
Thailand’s first open-air art installation has run in Suan Rodfi Park for more than one month. Created by New York artist Minette Lee Mangahas, the exhibition was inspired a fictional bridge of kind thoughts in her children’s book “The Nalikae Tree.”   “The Nalikae...
09-10-13 | 1573 views
Exclusive Interview with Shwe Mann, Myanmar’s House Speaker
Myanmar’s House Speaker Shwe Mann supports constitutional change for peace process and presidential election.
29-09-13 | 1858 views