• Thailand News

    Unraveling the mystery: Ancient wooden pillow from Thailand stirs online buzz

    The Facebook page Here at 8 Strips sparked a wave of intrigue online after posting an image of an antique wooden object, a common household item in days gone by, but unfamiliar to the current generation. The post rapidly went viral, attracting a flood of guesswork comments from netizens, suggesting it could be anything from a water pot base, book…

  • Business News

    Timber regulations tightened, Thailand targets Siamese rosewood exports

    The Commerce Ministry of Thailand recently announced two new regulations targeting the timber trade. Beginning on July 17, traders will be required to hold a certificate of import to import timber, processed wood, and wooden artefacts. Additionally, starting August 16, the export of Siamese rosewood (phayung) will be prohibited, Bangkok Post reports. The director-general of the Foreign Trade Department, Ronnarong…