Chulalongkorn University Language Institute to hold FREE Seminar in July

In celebration of it’s 42nd anniversary, the Chulalongkorn University Language Institute will host the International Research Seminar 2019 with the theme “Innovative and Sustainable Development of English Language Teaching (ELT) in the Digital World,” on July 5, 2019 at the Mahitaladhibesra Building, Chulalongkorn University.  Individuals are also invited to submit a research on English Language Teaching… Read more »

Farang falls 6 floors to death in Pattaya Mall

A foreigner jumped from sixth floor to his death in the middle of Central Festival Shopping Mall located along Pattaya Beach on Thursday, May 16. Police learned of the incident at around 5:30PM. By the time the police had arrived, the body was covered with white cloth. He was rushed to Pattaya Memorial Hospital where… Read more »

Filipino Nurse elected Mayor in UK

Philippine-born Danilo Favor, a nurse by profession was elected as the new Mayor of East Grinstead in Sussex replacing Rex Whittaker who already handed over the position to Favor on May 15. Favor will be serving East Grinstead mayor 2019 to 2020. Favor is the president of the British-Filipino Association and has been a resident… Read more »

Taiwan, first Asian nation to approve same-sex marriage

Taiwan parliament approves on Friday a landmark legislation to allow same-sex marriage. The law allows same-sex couples to make “exclusive permanent unions” thereby allowing them to apply for marriage registration with relevant government agencies. President Tsai Ing-wen said on her Facebook post that this issue has divided “families, generations and even inside religious groups .”… Read more »

Equal Rights Group calls on Thai Government to scrap school uniforms

Mullika Foundation, an equal rights campaigner called on the government on Saturday, Mary 11 to scrap school uniforms in government-run schools across the country. According to the group’s President, Mrs Mullika Boonmetrkoon-mahasook, every year parents would acquire loans from pawnshops to buy school uniforms for their children, burdening especially poor families. She emphasized that it… Read more »

Department of Tourism Calls for Research Proposals for 200,000 Peso-Grant

Call for Proposals: DOT-Tourism Research Grant 2019 The Department of Tourism (DOT), in line with its objective of promoting a culture of tourism research in the country is calling for research proposals for its 2019 Tourism Research Grant. The DOT is providing financial assistance to individual research in tourism. The grant aims to foster evidence-based… Read more »

Ayutthaya to hold Festival Week in May

Experience the splendor of ancient Siam in a week long festival to be held in the ancient capital of Thailand dubbed the “Ayutthaya Festival Week 2019” on May 22-26, 2019. Main events will be held at Sanam Rat (Ayutthaya City Pillar Shrine) located inside the Ayutthaya Historical Park a UNESCO Heritage site famous for its… Read more »