Supermarkets in Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, and Vietnam shun plastic, use banana leaves for packaging

The United Nations Environment Programme report on Single Use Plastics: A Roadmap for Sustainibility, stated that of the 8.3 billion metric tons of plastic produced, only 9% has been recycled while 6.3 billion metric tons become waste. By 2050, 12 billion metric tons will populate our oceans, waterways, landfills and our environment. As part of… Read more »

SWD Kapamilya admin ‘Rhey Keen’ arrested for fraud

Administrator of Facebook group SWD Kapamilya Thailand Ernest Rey Basilio Salarza (aka Rhey Keen Ayala) was arrested yesterday, April 23 in Bangkok after the court had released an arrest warrant. Salarza is currently detained at Klongthan Police Station. A bail has been set for 100,000 baht. Basilio more popularly known as Rhey Keen Ayala, another… Read more »

Thailand now holds ‘Longest Human Wave’ title

Thailand now holds the Longest Human Wave title which was previously garnered by Japan. To conclude this year’s Songkran celebration on April 15, Monday, the longest human wave was organized in the province of Khon Khaen. The program was opened by Mayor Theerasak Theekhayaphon which lasted for 17 minutes and 41 seconds beating Japan’s 17… Read more »

40 wood pieces extracted from nose

A man in Nakhon Si Thammarat province has his nose checked at the Sichon Hospital on April 16 after complaining that he has been having bad breath for many years and would not go no matter what he does. People around him have noticed the same and have started avoiding him. After an examination, the… Read more »

Police officer rewarded after photo went viral online

Thai News Agency (@TNAMCOT) posted on their twitter account the photo of a police officer which went viral during the Songkran festivities. The twitter feed read: “A police officer in Lopburi province was given a certificate and some cash by his chief for his hard work during Songkran holiday after his photo, showing his face… Read more »