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  • LIFESTYLE

    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 (fb.com/thaiharvestsos, thaiharvestsos.org), 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.

  • BUSINESS

    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.

  • BUSINESS

    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, JD.com, 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.

  • NEWS

    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.

  • NEWS

    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.

  • BUSINESS

    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.

  • BUSINESS

    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.

  • BUSINESS

    Visa going touch-free at tollbooths

    Business, Nop Tephaval, Published on 18/12/2014

    » Visa International (Asia-Pacific) plans to increase contactless transactions or wave cards in this country and is cooperating with the Expressway Authority of Thailand (Exat) to introduce the payment system at tollbooths.

  • BUSINESS

    Top business newsmakers of 2014

    Business, Post Reporters, Published on 25/12/2014

    » It must be said that Thailand itself became quite a newsmaker along its up-and-down ride throughout the Year of the Horse.

  • BUSINESS

    Set flirts with 1,600 as central banks stay busy

    Business, Published on 01/12/2014

    » Recap: China's surprise interest rate cut, the first in more than two years, and speculation about further stimulus by the European Central Bank (ECB) propelled the run-up in Asian stock markets last week. The buying spree in tax-saving equity funds as the year-end approaches buoyed the Thai bourse which briefly surpassed 1,600 points.

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