Asalha Puja & Khao Phansa

Asalha Puja & Khao Phansa

The start of the Buddhist Rainy Season Retreat On the full moon of the 8th lunar month, usually in mid July, Buddhists will celebrate Asalha Puja, or Dharma Day, which falls the day before the start of the Buddhist Rainy Season Retreat, known in Thai as Khao Phansa. This year, these two holy days are on the 16th and 17th of July.

What is the RCEP?

What is the RCEP?

At the recent 34th ASEAN Summit held in Bangkok on 22 and 23 June 2019, ASEAN leaders said they were committed to conclude negotiations of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) by the end of 2019.

We are Expats

We are Expats

First of all, congratulations for making it this far. I don’t know you personally, but I feel like we would be friends, if not purely because the lack of English-speaking foreigners in Bangkok would somehow force us to be.

The Sustainability of Fashion

The Sustainability of Fashion

The conversation on the “sustainability of fashion” has ironically become quite a fashionable topic amongst the industry in recent months.

Drama at the Osaka G20

Drama at the Osaka G20

The 14th G20 summit was just held on Friday and Saturday, 28 and 29 June 2019 at the International Exhibition Center in Osaka, Japan.

Facebook’s Role in the Rohingya Conflict

Facebook’s Role in the Rohingya Conflict

Regulating the spread of hate speech on social media has become a heated topic of concern, particularly following the case study of Facebook’s role in the Rohingya conflict.

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13th ASEAN Defense Ministers’ Meeting for Sustainable Security

13th ASEAN Defense Ministers’ Meeting for Sustainable Security

This 13th ASEAN Defense Ministers’ Meeting (ADMM) and ADMM Plus were held on 10 -12 July 2019 at the Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok where they discussed sustainable security for ASEAN.

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 Asalha Puja & Khao Phansa
Asalha Puja & Khao Phansa

The start of the Buddhist Rainy Season Retreat On the full moon of the 8th lunar month, usually in mid July, Buddhists

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What is the RCEP?
What is the RCEP?

At the recent 34th ASEAN Summit held in Bangkok on 22 and 23 June 2019, ASEAN leaders said they were committed to conclu

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We are Expats
We are Expats

First of all, congratulations for making it this far. I don’t know you personally, but I feel like we would be friends

Read More +
The Sustainability of Fashion
The Sustainability of Fashion

The conversation on the “sustainability of fashion” has ironically become quite a fashionable topic amongst the indu

Read More +
Drama at the Osaka G20
Drama at the Osaka G20

The 14th G20 summit was just held on Friday and Saturday, 28 and 29 June 2019 at the International Exhibition Center in

Read More +
Facebook’s Role in the Rohingya Conflict
Facebook’s Role in the Rohingya Conflict

Regulating the spread of hate speech on social media has become a heated topic of concern, particularly following the ca

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