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    The food rescuer

    Guru, Pornchai Sereemongkonpol, Published on 13/10/2017

    » Tanaporn "Faii" Oi-isaranukul (second from left) is a donor relations coordinator and food hygienist at ThaiHarvest-SOS (,, a local food rescue foundation which raises awareness around food waste and combats it. So far, it has rescued 65 tonnes of edible excess food and collected around 120 tonnes in scraps of food to make compost. One kilo of food provides up to three meals. Do the maths. They have provided 195,000 meals for those in need such as refugees and orphans. And, for every B1,000 spent, they serve 50 meals. Faii, a food science graduate from King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, tells us about the budding organisation and how you can help out.


    Thailand critical to Tesco

    Business, Chiratas Nivatpumin, Published on 24/11/2016

    » British retailer Tesco plans to increase its investment in Thailand over the next several years, including initiatives to help local farmers and small businesses.


    'Justice' Thai-style

    Oped, Postbag, Published on 04/12/2016

    » Re: "Police ponder legal action in abbot ordeal", (BP, Dec 2). The inability of the DSI to arrest Phra Dhammajayo has descended into farce. In all probability he is no longer ensconced in Wat Phra Dhammakaya, despite what authorities say. With so many of his followers surrounding the temple it would be easy for him to slip away disguised as one of them. Maybe he is not even in Thailand.


    Selling online in Asia: four emerging grocery models

    Business, Published on 30/11/2016

    » Asia is the largest e-commerce region in the world and home to many giants such as Alibaba,, Flipkart and Rakuten. Despite the fast-moving nature of the food and grocery industry, it has been slower than some other retail sectors such as fashion or books when it comes to moving online. However, this is now changing across Asia, including within Thailand.

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    String of bombs rocks South

    Published on 12/08/2016

    » The country is on high alert following a total of 13 bombing incidents that killed four people and injured 35 others in five southern provinces between Wednesday and Friday morning.

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    Mobile markets

    Life, Published on 01/04/2016

    » Food trucks, the meals-on-wheels ventures that have become popular over the last few years among Bangkok diners, probably took their cue from the gastronomic fad that originated in the US, circa 2008.

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    Songkhla Buddhism chief caught with temple cash

    Wichayant Boonchote, Published on 22/08/2015

    » The director of the Songkhla Provincial Office of Buddhism has been arrested for allegedly pocketing 3.2 million baht from the budget of a temple in Narathiwat province.


    Cautious optimism

    Asia focus, Published on 27/07/2015

    » Thailand remains one of the most promising retail markets in Southeast Asia with plenty of room to grow, say local retail operators. However, challenges persist as consumer preferences are changing quickly and their spending power remains subdued.


    CNT builds on established skills to diversify

    Business, ShareInvestor, Published on 19/06/2015

    » CNT has a reputable history, having built many of Thailand's landmarks including Democracy Monument, Klong Toey Port and the Rama VI Bridge among others. In 1991, CNT became the first construction company to list on the Stock Exchange of Thailand.


    Courts Asia on the move in physical and virtual worlds

    Asia focus, Published on 08/12/2014

    » Courts Asia Ltd, a Singapore listed retailer of consumer electronics and household furnishings, is looking to expand its regional reach after establishing a strong foothold in Singapore and Malaysia.

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