Category: Staff Pick

Thailand to release new banknotes in April

Following the ascension to the throne of King Maha Vajiralongkorn December last year, he is now taking his place on Thailand’s banknotes and currency. In a Coconuts Bangkok report, the Bank of Thailand today has already unveiled new banknotes that feature the image of the kingdom’s current monarch. Banknotes bearing the image of King Rama… Read more »

PAL announces seat sale for as low as PHP77

Fly almost anywhere in the Philippines for as low as PHP77 as Philippine Airlines announces its 77th Anniversary Seat Sale. Seat sale starts from March 5 to 11 and you can avail of discounted seats starting from PHP77 for most Clark-based flights. PAL also has Manila-based flights starting at PHP777. Fly Manila-Cebu for as low… Read more »

AirAsia PH soon to offer Manila-Bangkok

Flying to the Land of Smiles may now get cheaper as competition between budget airlines gets more stiff. AirAsia Philippines has just announced its plan to launch a Manila-Bangkok route in the second quarter of 2018, a move seen as an apparent expansion by the Malaysian budget carrier AirAsia Berhad. In an Inquirer report dated… Read more »

“A Cause for the Heart” – Religious Musical Concert for Primo Estrella

Everyone is invited to “A Cause for the Heart – A Religious Musical Concert”, happening on March 3, 2:30-4:30pm, at the Ekamai Auditorium, Pridi Banomyong. This is a concert for a cause. Proceeds will go to the hospitalization expenses of Mr. Primo Estrella, who has suffered from cardiac arrest caused by ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI).… Read more »

Fatigued and overworked Filipino with Pleurisy dies

Overwork and fatigue has taken a huge toll on one Filipino teacher in Bangkok. PinoyThaiyo reports with a heavy heart that Josh Lagasca, also known as Josh Lertkunakorn on Facebook, succumbed to pneumonia yesterday February 28. This news was confirmed after Mrs. Josephine Jamilla Lagasca, Josh’s mother, posted a heart-wrenching post using Josh’s Facebook profile… Read more »

St. Robert’s successfully conducts international conference

St. Robert’s Group of Companies successfully led its first international conference entitled: “Blending the Traditional Method of Teaching with e-Learning”, held last February 24 and 25, at the Baiyoke Sky Hotel in Pratunam, Bangkok. The conference was organized by the University of Makati – Circles of Professional Educators, Inc. Over 380 participants joined in the… Read more »

Ambassador Aragon and other embassy representatives visit CP plant in Saraburi

Philippine Ambassador to Thailand Mary Jo A. Bernardo-Aragon, together with other embassy representatives, visited the Charoen Pokphand Food (CPF) Public Co. Ltd. in Saraburi, particularly the chicken processing plant, as posted on the Philippine Embassy’s website last February 12. CP has already engaged in aquaculture and agriculture businesses in the Philippines and this time, the… Read more »