climate

  • Guides

    How will climate change affect Thailand in the future

    With its stunning variety of places, from mountains to beaches, Thailand is rolling up its sleeves to face the challenges of climate change head-on. Imagine the scene: rising sea levels and more extreme weather are set to shake things up in Thailand’s beautiful landscapes, vibrant communities, and a strong economy. Diving into how climate change will reshape Thailand is like…

  • Business News

    Thailand’s headline CPI rises unexpectedly in April, ends slump.

    Commerce Ministry officials in Thailand announced today that the country’s headline consumer price index (CPI) experienced a year-on-year increase of 0.19% this April. This is a notable shift from the previous month’s 0.47% year-on-year decrease and considerably exceeds the 0.25% fall projected by a Reuters poll. Such a rise in inflation after a seven-month negative streak indicates a significant change in…

  • Thailand News

    Thailand’s coral reefs face grim future due to climate change

    Thon Thamrongnawasawat, a veteran marine biologist with almost four decades of experience, is deeply troubled by the disturbing changes occurring in Thailand’s coral reefs He has voiced his shock and dismay at the unusual and alarming characteristics now displayed by the reefs, describing the current conditions as the most severe he has witnessed. Thon, a professor in the Department of…

  • Thailand News

    UN report unveils Asia’s climate catastrophe

    Asia, the world’s disaster epicentre, has been hit by an onslaught of climate chaos, reveals a damning United Nations report. Floods and storms reign supreme, leaving devastation in their wake, as the region grapples with scorching temperatures and melting glaciers. In a world heating to unprecedented levels, the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) declares Asia as the frontline of the climate…

  • Guides

    Some common seasonal allergies in Thailand

    Seasonal allergies in Thailand can significantly impact your daily life, especially if you’re sensitive to common triggers like pollen, dust mites, or air pollution. With the country’s tropical climate, understanding these allergies and how they vary with the seasons is crucial. Research shows that household factors like dampness, mold, and the burning of biomass are closely linked to asthma and…

  • Thailand News

    Globalisation twist: Economic growth sizzles but income inequality and carbon clashes cloud horizon

    The evolution of globalisation, while contributing to worldwide economic growth, has also introduced new economic challenges including increased income inequality and market failures due to carbon emissions. This was the view expressed by Eric S Maskin, Adams University Professor at Harvard’s Department of Economics. Maskin, a 2007 Nobel Laureate in Economics for his work in mechanism design theory, shed light…

  • Lifestyle

    Discover the secrets for successful gardening in Thailand’s climate

    Venturing into gardening ensures fresh a environment and a sense of achievement. Your Success depends on understanding planting conditions, soil types, plant care, and the varying needs of different veggies. It’s important to manage water wisely, maintain regular pest control, and be patient. From novices to experts, everyone can enjoy this bountiful hobby by following some tips. Key aspects to…

  • Business News

    Thai rice exports poised to hit 9 million tonnes amid climate anxieties

    Thailand stands on the cusp of a hugely promising year in terms of rice exportation, which, forecasts suggest, could reach up to 9 million tonnes. Making the most of a climate-induced market fervour, the Thai industry gleefully anticipates shipping masses of what is an integral commodity to many. The increase in demand is believed to be rooted in anxieties about…

  • World News

    El Nino set to return in 2023, raising haze risk for Singapore

    Haze is expected to once again rear its ugly head in Southeast Asia. The Meteorological Service Singapore has forecasted that El Nino conditions are expected to develop in the second half of 2023, following three years of La Nina conditions. This comes seven years after the last strong El Nino event. The Met Service also predicts that a positive Indian…

  • World News

    Brazil city’s nightmare: Earth crumbles beneath them

    In the northeastern Brazilian city of Buriticupu, Deusimar Batista and her neighbours are living in constant fear due to a rare phenomenon: enormous sinkholes that have swallowed streets, and houses and even led to fatalities. This terrifying event is attributed to deforestation and improper urban planning, affecting the inhabitants of the impoverished city of 70,000, located in Maranhao state. Buriticupu…

  • World News

    BP faces shareholder revolt over its changes in strategies

    BP, the energy giant, is facing a shareholder revolt today due to its decision to slow its energy transition. Activist investors have pledged to block the re-election of the company’s board of directors’ chief in response. Numerous major UK pension funds have expressed their intention to oppose the renewal of Helge Lund’s mandate during the annual general meeting in London.…