Artikel tagged “vietnam”

  • Export growth expected to be the lowest in four years

    Export growth expected to be the lowest in four years

    Export growth for Thailand this year is is now being pegged at less that 1%, the lowest growth in four years. Mr.

  • A family of three grooms Vietnam’s most edible golf course

    A family of three grooms Vietnam’s most edible golf course

    One of Vietnam’s leading golf layouts, Laguna Golf Lang Company, is staying at the top of its maintenance game with the talents of a very special group of greenkeepers. A family of water buffalo. As every superintendent worth their salt will tell you, prime conditioning is key to the success of every leading golf course.

  • AirAsia adds more Thailand-Vietnam flights

    AirAsia adds more Thailand-Vietnam flights

    PHOTO: The Golden Bridge in the Ba Na Hills, near Da Nang Thai AirAsia says it’s adding new routes linking Thailand to destinations in Vietnam, as it seeks to increase its market share in the Mekong Region – Cambodia, Southern China provinces, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam The latest promotion supports the launch of a service from Chiang Mai in North Thailand to Da Nang in central Vietnam with fares starting at 1,090++ baht one way. It’s the third Thai-Vietnam service set for a launch this year along with flights from Don Mueang airport to Can Tho and to Nha Trang.

  • Pabuk: A very rare event – Remembering ‘Harriet’ in 1962.

    Pabuk: A very rare event – Remembering ‘Harriet’ in 1962.

    The last major tropical storm to hit the southern coastal Gulf region in January was back in 1962. It started, just like Pabuk, as a weather system off the western coast of the Philippines.

  • Pabuk: Koh Samui poised for first New Year tropical storm in 68 years

    Pabuk: Koh Samui poised for first New Year tropical storm in 68 years

    The mirror.co.uk is reporting that there are fears for residents and tourists on Koh Samui as the island braces for the onslaught of tropical storm Pabuk. Pabuk has formed within a mass of thunderstorms and could be the first cyclone to hit Thailand in January in 68 years.

  • Buddhist blessings ring in the new year for ASEAN

    Buddhist blessings ring in the new year for ASEAN

    by Phatarawadee Phataranawik With Thailand chairing ASEAN throughout 2019, the Culture Ministry is fostering unity among the bloc’s 10 members by bringing to Bangkok relics and statues of the Buddha from around Asia to be ritually blessed. “Thailand is for the first time hosting this grand annual New Year blessing ceremony,” said Kittiphan Phansuwan, director of the ministry’s Religious Affairs Department.

  • Tourism stakeholders commit to plastic-free future at PHIST

    Tourism stakeholders commit to plastic-free future at PHIST

    PHIST – Phuket Hotels for Island Sustaining Tourism Forum 2018 Leading hotels and tourism groups have signed the “Phuket Pledge” at Phuket Hotels for Islands Sustaining Tourism Forum 2018 (PHIST) establishing a model for the future development of islands throughout Asia that embraces sustainability as a core and sets urgent goals for long-term change. The Phuket Pledge is a commitment to reducing, reusing and recycling single-use plastic in Phuket with the aim to eradicate it in all hotels and resorts

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    Mango Tree hosts educational tour to train global chefs in the art of Isan cuisine

    Leading Asian restaurant operator, Mango Tree Worldwide, recently conducted a major educational trip to Northeast Thailand to teach its international chefs about the exquisite art of Isan cuisine. Isan is the vast, largely rural region of Thailand bordering Laos, Cambodia and the Mekong River. Sometimes referred to as the “Rice Bowl of Thailand” and the heart of the country’s culinary scene, Isan is the birthplace of many of Thai cuisine’s most popular dishes, including som tum (spicy papaya salad), gai yang (grilled chicken) and laab (minced pork salad)

  • Wet, wet, wet – warnings out for 36 provinces

    Wet, wet, wet – warnings out for 36 provinces

    As tropical storm Bebinca makes landfall in Vietnam today, 36 provinces in the North, North-east, East and South are bring warned to brace for intensive rain and isolated torrential downpours until Sunday – this from the Meteorological Department’s latest weather forecast this morning. “At 4 am this morning, tropical storm Bebinca was 400 kilometres northeast of Hanoi, Vietnam, with a  maximum sustained wind of about 70km/hour.

  • More rain and flood warnings for the north and north-east

    More rain and flood warnings for the north and north-east

    The north-east regions have just been mopping up over the last week and now the TMD (Thai Meteorological Department) are warning that there’s more on the way. Residents in the North and North-east are bracing for more rain with isolated torrential downpours on Wednesday and Thursday (August 15-16) that could trigger flash floods in the region. TMD chief Wanchai Sakudomchai, in a weather warning issued this morning, says a tropical depression over China’s south coast with sustained winds of up to 50 kilometres per hour is on the way.