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  • LIFESTYLE

    The summer madness that bites

    Life, Arusa Pisuthipan, Published on 14/03/2018

    » Thailand has become a bundle of nerves in recent weeks after reports on rising rabies cases and the latest announcement of 22 provinces as epidemic red zones. As of now, the Department of Livestock Development has reported four deaths.

  • BUSINESS

    Innovation on tap

    Asia focus, Published on 27/11/2017

    » Being able to drink water straight from the tap in your kitchen is a brilliant solution that can save you the hassle of buying plastic bottles and lugging them home every week. And of course, using less plastic is good for the environment. But can you trust the quality of the water, will it taste as good as bottled water, and can you afford it?

  • LIFESTYLE

    Living a full life, late in life

    Life, Melalin Mahavongtrakul, Published on 07/08/2017

    » Thailand is an ageing society, as defined by the United Nations, which means a country's population consists of more than 10% elderly. Based on 2015 data from the Ministry of Social Development and Human Security, around 11 million Thais are over 60, which means 16% of the entire population.

  • BUSINESS

    Getting fatter faster

    Asia focus, Published on 23/10/2017

    » Most people tend to associate obesity with "being rich" -- as incomes rise, so too do opportunities to consume more. However, the causes of this growing public health problem are more complex, while finding solutions is a growing challenge.

  • LIFESTYLE

    Hold the sugar!

    Life, Arusa Pisuthipan, Published on 22/11/2016

    » Under the country's blistering heatwave, something cold and sweet is always welcomed with open arms. Think the popular Honey Toast served with ice cream or the Korean fluffy ice-shaving Bingsu. But for a less luxurious rendition, Thais also have iced sweet drinks. Served in plastic cups from many street vendors, only a few sips of these beverages are so refreshing we might totally forget what they actually contain.

  • NEWS

    Tragedy as tour bus plunges into ravine

    Published on 25/03/2014

    » A double-decker bus carrying municipal workers on a field trip plunged off a steep road and into a ravine in Tak province, killing at least 30 people and injuring 22 others, on Monday night, officials said on Tuesday.

  • TRAVEL

    Holidays from hell

    Life, Karnjana Karnjanatawe, Published on 30/07/2013

    » When violent, unforeseen events turn your dream vacation into a nightmare, who can you turn to for help and who is ultimately at fault?

  • LEARNING

    Prince Mahidol Awards 2012

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 23/11/2012

    » Community medicine to fight worm causing blindness in poor countries & guidelines for cost-effective medicine in UK, winners of this year's prize.

  • LEARNING

    Bacteria that no drug will kill

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 08/08/2011

    » Development of new antibiotics cannot keep pace with speed of drug resistance. Hospitals especially risky places.

  • LEARNING

    Dangerous malaria drugs

    Jon Fernquest, Published on 07/12/2011

    » Malaria resistance to drug treatment is on the rise in Southeast Asia. Drugs from China, India & Vietnam that don't follow WHO standards is the reason.

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