ASEAN’s megacities in danger

As megacities emerge across the globe, the ones in Asia remain among the fastest growing and cheapest places to build. These cities will continue to grow in size and affluence, due to ever-increasing urban populations. The United Nations (UN) describe megacities as urban areas with ...

Liyana Hasnan

Govt inks pact on sustainability

Thailand and the Netherlands have signed a declaration of intent to enhance cooperation on sustainability and climate change. According to the Embassy of the Netherlands in Thailand, 15 organisations from the two countries — including Siam Cement Group, Charoen Pokphand Group, ThaiBev, KLM Royal Dutch ...

Thana Boonlert

Consumerism in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia’s rapid urbanisation and increasing affluence has led to concerns about the growth of consumerism and its impact on sustainability. Consumerism is the constant purchasing of goods and services not termed as needs such as food, water, clothing and shelter and follows changing trends ...

PM emphasizes stability, prosperity and sustainability in water management

The Prime Minister has chaired a meeting of the National Water Resources Board, discussing how long-term water management can foster stability, prosperity, and sustainability.Keep watching ...

Overcoming challenges to sustainable energy development

Today, sustainable or renewable energy development is the talk of the town given current global circumstances. Global warming and climate change are already threatening our environment and the world is racing to mitigate these problems.Keep reading ...

Angaindrankumar Gnanasagaran

Govt reveals digital transformation master plan

The Ministry of Digital Economy and Society (DE) is preparing a master plan for collaboration that echoes Asean’s theme of “Advancing Partnership for Sustainability”, which was chosen by Thailand as the theme of its chairmanship in 2019. Keep reading ...

Komsan Tortermvasana

Prayut announces 2019 Asean theme

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Thursday (Nov, 15) introduced “Advancing Partnership for Sustainability” as the official theme for the Asean chairmanship next year. Keep reading ...

Kornchanok Raksaseri

How Thailand 4.0 rescues Thailand from the middle-income trap

The middle-income trap can be perilous for a developing country’s economic growth. With the Thailand 4.0 initiatives, the nation has been making considerable efforts to negate the obstructive effects of the middle-income trap.Keep reading ...

SCG works to promote sustainability

SET-listed Siam Cement Plc (SCG), Thailand’s largest cement maker, has set aside an annual budget of 6 billion baht for R&D and innovation projects to further the company’s sustainable growth.Keep reading ...

Lamonphet Apisitniran

NESDB: Room for growth for social enterprises

Thailand’s social enterprises have been facing issues of sustainability and limited ability to have a positive social impact, but they have plenty of room to grow, the National Economic and Social Development Board said.Keep reading ...

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