Video

It’s not about gender, it’s about competence – Sujira “Chef Aom” Pongmorn

“I never thought I would ever become a successful chef, or even be awarded a Michelin Star, because it’s like the Oscars for chefs. I never thought of that at…

Read More

How a teacher deals with education inequality

A teacher in a small rural school reveals the immense struggle within the Thai education system, which is leading to poor academic performance by pupils, and what the expectations he…

Read More

Reviving Thailand: Transportation

Read More

Reviving Thailand: Hospitality

Read More

Reviving Thailand: Start-up businesses

Read More

Reviving Thailand: Tourism Businesses

Read More

IFC executive emphasises need for private sector to lead economic recovery

Alfonso Garcia Mora, IFC Vice President for Asia and Pacific

Read More

Reviving Thailand: Street Food

In March of 2020, the Thai Government declared a state of emergency. Soon afterwards borders were closed to foreign arrivals due to the stringent measures to curb the spread of…

Read More

Perseverance is key to Nongnooch Garden’s survival

Read More

Can Thailand become a digital nomad hub?

The coronavirus has accelerated most businesses’ moves online and has caused an evolution in the way entrepreneurs and young generations work globally. Lynn Howard, an entrepreneurial coach and consultant believes…

Read More

Thailand – Sex change capital

Read More

You have the power within yourself – Busayapa Srisompong

TW: domestic violence, victim-blaming, manipulation “Every time you say something against the status quo, call out against the abuse of power, against the people who are privileged and don’t want…

Read More

The last breath of an elephant camp

Home Away : Colin Penberthy It has been over 21 years since Colin Penberthy quit his job at the BBC in London and set foot in Chiang Mai, Thailand. He said…

Read More

The Ambassador: H.E. Lorenzo Galanti underlines Italy’s focus on youth participation in climate change

Read More

Celebrate the strength within you – Nuttha Thongkaew

“[Beauty pageantry] is not about how beautiful or how perfect your body is, but women can express who they are, and what they have done for society.” Miss Face of…

Read More

The Ambassador: H.E. Dr. Sarah Taylor, Ambassador of Canada to Thailand, Laos and Cambodia

Read More

Be brave, be yourself and be confident – Pinn Janvatanavit

“Being able to feel good from within is empowering… It makes you feel more powerful, and makes you feel more confident [about yourself].” Desserts VS Empowerment “I started this bakery…

Read More

How different cultures shaped a YouTuber into a new person

Home Away: Forrest Lee (Part II) Maybe because either American culture and society have changed or Forrest Lee is not the same person anymore, since he has travelled across the…

Read More

Thailand’s used rubber glove scam: An interview with duped American CEO accused of kidnapping

CNN and some other international media recently reported on a scam with tens of millions of used dirty rubber gloves being exported to the United States from Thailand. The case…

Read More

Dealing with social media negativity

Home Away: Forrest Lee (Part I) An American Youtuber, Forrest Lee, reveals how he deals with negative comments on social media, plus tips on how to develop a thick skin….

Read More

Cat Kingdom, Heaven for an army of felines

As a cat lover, you might have one, two or three pet cats but, what if you have to take care of over a thousand? Would it change how you…

Read More

The Ambassador: H.E. Mark Gooding, Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Thailand

Read More

Be loud and proud and celebrate who you are – Anchilee Scott-Kemmis

“Real-size beauty is about you celebrating your individuality, the aspects of your diversity and the unique qualities you have within you. It’s about being proud of who you are and…

Read More

The Ambassador: H.E. Jyri Järviaho of Finland

Read More

The Ambassador : H.E. Dato’ Jojie Samuel Ambassador of Malaysia to Thailand

Read More

Be unapologetic, but still kind – Thanphuying Sirikitiya Jensen

“A lot of people say that history has gone and it has nothing to do with me. It’s in the past and it has nothing to do with the future,…

Read More

The Ambassador – H.E. Georg Schmidt Ambassador of Germany to Thailand

Read More

Home Away: Salva Valero Garcia

In the next couple of years, we will probably see Thailand’s national football team play in the U-20 World Cup final. Salva Valero Garcia, the Head Coach confirms that they…

Read More

The Ambassador – H.E. Lee Wook-heon of the Republic of Korea

Read More

Don’t wait to be perfect to enjoy life – Pavida “Silvy” Moriggi

“The best part for me is the way I overcome my own insecurities, because after I released XL, I just feel like I don’t really give a s*** anymore about…

Read More

The Ambassador: Jon Åström Gröndahl Swedish Ambassador

Read More

Let’s make it happen for the next generation – Kotchakorn Voraarkom

“My passion would always be around environmental degradation of the city where I grew up, which is obviously Bangkok. While doing my studies at Chulalongkorn University, I thought a lot…

Read More

The Ambassador: H.E. Allan McKinnon of Australia

Read More

When you are truly yourself, you will feel so much better – Shannon Kalayanamitr

“I think one of the biggest things I’ve learnt is being able to accept who I am, understanding myself, my strengths and weaknesses, being able to build on them and…

Read More

Remote control boats to tighten family bond

When a child wants to have a remote control boat, most parents would just buy them at a toy store. This family in Ayutthaya, however, is a bit different. As…

Read More

Home Away: Greg Lange (Part 2)

Despite the fact that Greg’s business was also impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, it hasn’t affected his desire to help people. He not only devotes his time and resources to…

Read More

Nothing is too hard to achieve – Sudaporn Seesondee

“I’m happy that I got the bronze medal, and I’m still very excited about it because it feels like an achievement for following my own dream.” The only hope for…

Read More

The Ambassador: Helene Budliger Artieda of Switzerland

Read More

Home Away: Greg Lange (Part 1)

Meet an American businessman and a founder of the Bangkok Community Help Foundation, Greg Lange, who has become a familiar face among the members of the Wattana and Khlong Toey…

Read More

Don’t just dream, do it – Panipak “Tennis” Wongpattanakit

“In my childhood dreams, I never thought of being part of the Thai national team or winning a gold medal, because, when I was young, I was really skinny and…

Read More

Reusable PPE suits to reduce plastic waste in Thailand

One of the essentials during the COVID-19 pandemic is the PPE suit. Since most PPE suits are disposable, they produce an increasing amount of plastic waste. Environmentalists have now introduced…

Read More

Actions speak louder than words – Nitcharee Peneakchanasak

“If I still feel sorry about the train accident, I would still be at home, and I won’t get to develop my skills. But if I continue to adapt and…

Read More

Home Away: Amit Lal Singh

Amit Lal Singh is a big fan of the Thai people. He started his recruitment company in Thailand ten years ago, before expanding to six other countries in Asia. He…

Read More

“Sai Mai Will Survive” volunteers to help COVID-19 patients in the district

As Thailand’s medical system struggles under a surge of COVID-19 cases, ordinary people are helping to plug the gaps, risking their own health to bring supplies to patients unable to…

Read More

Couriers working with limited space are important actors in global logistics for vaccines

On Friday morning, Thailand received the first batch of 1.5 million doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine donated by the US. Pfizer is quite a complicated vaccine to handle, it has…

Read More

Home isolation volunteers hope to help the country survive the COVID-19 crisis

Thailand has begun to place asymptomatic COVID-19 patients in home isolation, to free up hospital beds for those in more need, as the country struggles to slow the spread of…

Read More

Growing need for help as the COVID-19 new infected rate is climbing

Tone used to come and go between Thailand and Myanmar. He is a documented worker with a passport and paperwork, all legal. He is one of the 37 immigrant workers…

Read More

Students and Teachers Struggle with Online Learning

Every day, these children gather and hang out together at this spot several kilometers from their village. With smartphones in their hands, it may appear they are hunting Pokémons on…

Read More

Thai health officers travel by boat to COVID-19 patients in remote communities

These two health workers are zipping up their PPE suits, putting on masks and face shields and slowly climbing into a boat on the banks of a countryside canal. This…

Read More

Jeff Bezos, world’s richest man, lifts off on inaugural space voyage

VAN HORN, Texas (Reuters) – Jeff Bezos, the world’s richest person, and three crewmates blasted off from the West Texas desert on Tuesday aboard his company Blue Origin’s New Shepard launch vehicle for a suborbital flight – another…

Read More

Listen to yourself and what you really want to do – Jareerat Petchsom

“When I went back home, and I walked along the beach, the beach was changing. Before it used to be really beautiful, with really white sand, but now it’s full…

Read More

Thai Traditional medication relieves mild COVID-19 symptoms

Fah Talai Jone is a well-known medicinal plant in Thailand. The leaves are traditionally used to make an exceedingly bitter tea, to treat a number of illnesses, including fevers and…

Read More

Grocery trucks from monks to the elderly in Lampang

In Thai society, monks play a vital role as the anchors of faith and spirituality for many people. So, when communities are in crisis, monks are often seen coming out of…

Read More

Excitement and worries, Samui’s roller-coaster journey

Samui opened again to foreign arrivals this week, using a tourism model that is a little different from the Phuket “sandbox”. For the tourists, the COVID-19 restrictions will be stricter…

Read More

The good and the bad of COVID-19 pandemic for the hospitality industry in Chonburi

The unprecedented coronavirus pandemic has brought great challenges to the business sector and people alike. In this report, we find out how a hotel in Siracha of Chonburi province adapted…

Read More

Mounting COVID-19 deaths in Thailand drive crematories to verge of failure

With many COVID-19 related deaths reported over the past few weeks, one may wonder if temples or cemeteries have the capacity to host funerals and cremate or bury the bodies….

Read More

Adaptability skills – The key to surviving the COVID-19 pandemic

The story of a person who refuses to lose hope and stays positive amidst the coronavirus outbreak. We discover how he stays the course, his ability to adapt to survive…

Read More

Walk-A-Tif: Elephant Village Pattaya

For Thais, the elephant is a symbolic animal, but this important mammal is in danger as their numbers have reduced dramatically, from 100,000 to only around 2,700, in the past…

Read More

Samut Prakan’s city planning allows residential areas expanded close to the factory

The fire at a chemical factory in Samut Prakan province raises a lot of questions about city planning, and particularly laws on industrial works. An expert said the history of the…

Read More

Thai borders to open up after mass vaccinations

After the mass vaccination rollout, governments and the public are looking forward to the reopening of borders, just like the “sandbox” project Thailand has just launched on Phuket island. Some…

Read More

LGBTQ Friendly Monastery

Thailand is one of the LGBTQ friendliest countries in the world. Members of the LGBTQ community can do well in life and enjoy relatively wide freedoms. The religious journey can…

Read More

Rainbow Capitalism: Does it hurt or help the LGTBQ+ movement?

Every June, gay people across the globe celebrate Pride month to honor, recall and rejoice over LGTBQ activists, whose trailblazers changed the world. Every June, however, the conversation surrounding ‘Rainbow…

Read More

Thais in the US uncertain of COVID-19 situation despite mass inoculation

Around this time last year, the United States faced a gravely serious COVID-19 situation. Over twenty thousand new cases were being recorded every day, before the crisis reached its peak…

Read More

“Phuket Sandbox”, the determination to have a better livelihood on a tourist island

The governor of Phuket, Narong Woonsiew, told Thai PBS World, when we asked whether he feels the pressure of being the first province in Thailand to reopen to fully vaccinated…

Read More

Halal food for COVID-19 sufferers in Bangkok – Thai PBS World Tonight [15th June 2021]

During the COVID-19 pandemic, many groups and organizations volunteered to provide food and beverages to people suffering from economic problems and those in quarantine at home. The Office of the…

Read More

Thai Boy Love marks territory in Mainland China – Thai PBS World Tonight [14th June 2021]

A decade ago Boy Love novels were considered taboo, a fictional story that involved 2 male characters in a romantic relationship. These novels were sold in niche bookstores and were…

Read More

Artificial Intelligence to boost state transparency – Thai PBS World Tonight [10th June 2021]

“Is it difficult getting access to the data?” “It’s difficult, and I didn’t know how, but I gathered them from news on social media and pieced the information together. Getting…

Read More

Thai researchers breed and release endangered bamboo sharks to the ocean – Thai PBS World Tonight [7th June 2021]

In the Gulf of Thailand, fisheries researchers use a guideline to scuba dive to the ocean floor where they release baskets full of young bamboo sharks into the wild. The…

Read More

Muay Thai self-defense against Asian hate crimes – Thai PBS World Tonight [8th June 2021]

This is Ploy Vejsakon, a 64 year-old Thai woman who lives in Los Angeles in the USA, and she has started Muay Thai training at a Thai Buddhist temple today,…

Read More

‘Must Survive’ volunteer group aims to be a one-stop support service during the pandemic – Thai PBS World Tonight [25th May 2021]

“Tong Rod – Up for Thai,” or “Must Survive – Up for Thai” is a volunteer group that began with the idea of becoming a one-stop charity and information source,…

Read More

Thai Buddhism in Pop Culture: Luang Phor Koon Screen Printed on Supreme Parkas – Thai PBS World Tonight [21st May 2021]

Late much-revered Thai Buddhist monk Luang Phor Koon means many things to many people. He is a teacher, a guide, a spiritual leader, among others. Recently, he has also been…

Read More

“LOVE 30” Streets for Life – Thai PBS World Tonight [21st May 2021]

If we go by the number of deaths in Thailand, COVID-19 is not the country’s biggest public health problem, but road accidents are. About 20,000 people die in road accidents…

Read More

A joyful and peaceful Eid al-Fitr during the COVID-19 – Thai PBS World Tonight [14th May 2021]

Eid al-Fitr, known as ‘the festival of breaking the fast’, marks the end of Ramadan, a month of fasting, and is a religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide. It is…

Read More

Can oxygen saturation show if you are infected with COVID-19? – Thai PBS World Tonight [13th May 2021]

COVID-19 has affected millions of people over the past year and a half. One thing that is quite clear is that the virus attacks the lungs of the infected, causing…

Read More

Lives of children in dense communities during COVID-19 – Thai PBS World Tonight [13th May 2021]

These are some of the children from the Yommarat Railway community, one of many poor communities hidden in Bangkok. Their living conditions are forcing them to work illegally. Selling flower garlands…

Read More

Zero to Food Hero with Yindii – Thai PBS World Tonight [12th May 2021]

Every night, millions of tons of food are thrown in the trash, gone to waste, creating a carbon footprint, cutting short our lives on this planet. The UNEP Food Waste…

Read More

The hard work of hidden heroes in the COVID-19 crisis – Thai PBS World Tonight [11th May 2021]

Entering Phra Nang Klao Hospital, everyone has to pass this security checkpoint. It is the front line for the screening of hospital staff, medical personnel, patients and families. Every day,…

Read More

Public Health Minister’s response on COVID-19 vaccines – Thai PBS World Tonight [7th May 2021]

Amid both concerns and criticism of the handling of the inoculation, Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul told ThaiPBS World that the government is committed to inoculating everyone in the country…

Read More

Public Opinion on COVID-19 Inoculation in Thailand – Thai PBS World Tonight [7th May 2021]

Two and a half months after the first batch of COVID-19 vaccines landed in Thailand, over 1.5 million people across the country have already been vaccinated. That covered about 1% of…

Read More

The local gig work as a neighborhood personal shopper – Thai PBS World Tonight [6th May 2021]

This is Sarayuth Buabandit. He has a fulltime job as a salesperson. Recently, however, he took on a second job, as a personal grocery shopper for people in his neighbourhood,…

Read More

Living on the streets amid the COVID-19 outbreak – Thai PBS World Tonight [5th May 2021]

After sunset, both sides of Phra Arthit Road become makeshift dormitories for the homeless. Small spaces in front of all the buildings are used as places to bed down, accompanied…

Read More

Press Freedom: No laws can win over the truth – Thai PBS World Tonight [3rd May 2021]

A report by the Asia Democracy Network, said the state of emergency, which the government uses to crackdown on journalists or citizens, to decrease freedom of expression, such as through…

Read More

Worker Vulnerability and How to Provide Security – Thai PBS World Tonight [30th April 2021]

The story of the lives of garment factory workers, told by Vipa Matchachat, a 46 year-old seamstress, who has worked in the industry for over 31 years and counting. Vipa…

Read More

Walk-A-Tif – The Grand Villa Deves Palace

Deves palace had been the royal residence of Prince Chanthaburi Naruenart since it was gifted by King Chulalongkorn in 1896. After the Siamese revolution in 1932, the heir of Prince…

Read More

“Surfing” moves from the sea to the streets – Thai PBS World Tonight [28th April 2021]

When we were kids, some of us might have had swimming or piano lessons after school but, in 2020, another pastime grew extremely popular with youngsters.  They call it ‘Surf…

Read More

How do people with hearing disabilities receive COVID-19 information? – Thai PBS World Tonight [27th April 2021]

Despite their daughters are able to speak and hear, Phetcharat and her husband were born deaf, so sign language became the main communication tool for the Borisutbuathip family. This is not…

Read More

Nothing to fear, nothing to lose – Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul

“Bringing good things to life means that whatever we are doing, be it business, industry, banking, tourism or sport, you help people to have a better life, especially people in…

Read More

Boy-next-door-politician – Thai PBS World Tonight [23rd April 2021]

Say ‘politician’ and what comes to mind are probably images of policymakers in suits and ties debating in a grand debating chamber, or speaking at a podium in front of…

Read More

Senior doctor explains why calls to 1668 hotlines are often remain unanswered – Thai PBS World Tonight [23rd April 2021]

The Thai Medical Services Department has appealed for public understanding over complaints, including the one from Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, claiming that calls to the 1668 hotlines are left unanswered…

Read More

CCSA concerned over ICU bed capacity – Thai PBS World Tonight [23rd April 2021]

The CCSA spokesperson, Dr. Taweesin Wissanuyothin admitted that the daily surge will impact public health services, noting that the current number of current ICU beds, in all general hospitals, is…

Read More

Thailand close to completing massive floating solar farm – Thai PBS World Tonight [22nd April 2021]

This is the hydro-floating solar hybrid project at Sirindhorn Dam, in the northeast province of Ubon Ratchathani.  Some 144,417 units of solar panels are being installed on a reservoir, where…

Read More

Free stir-fried basil for musicians – Thai PBS World Tonight [22nd April 2021]

Watcharapong Sawatwongchai, a young Thai musician, and a member of the Khon Kaen based band, ON THE PLATEAU, moved to Bangkok to follow his dreams as a musician last year….

Read More

New wave of COVID-19 set to cost 130 billion baht in tourism revenue in 1st half of the year – Thai PBS World Tonight [22nd April 2021]

The third wave of COVID-19 infections has dealt a further blow to Thailand’s tourism industry, with revenues projected to shrink by 130 billion baht for the first half of this…

Read More

A look into the COVID-19 hotline job – Thai PBS World Tonight [21st April 2021]

“Low fever? Loss of taste and low fever? Is your sense of smell working okay?” This is one of over 300 calls which volunteers are handling, calling back to check…

Read More

When to get a COVID test and what to do if you test positive? – Thai PBS World Tonight [21st April 2021]

With the number of COVID-19 cases in Thailand rising on a daily basis, many people are worrying about whether they have contracted the virus. While health authorities are encouraging people…

Read More

Thailand to buy another 35m doses of COVID-19 vaccine from other companies – Thai PBS World Tonight [21st April 2021]

According to Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s Facebook page, Thailand will procure an additional 35 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines from other 2 or 3 companies, on top of the 65…

Read More

Muay Thai Child boxer punching out of poverty – Thai PBS World Tonight [20th April 2021]

There are an estimated 300,000 boxers under the age of 15, according to Thailand’s Professional Boxing Association but some medical experts are calling for a ban on minors boxing, saying…

Read More

Phuket tightens control on all local and foreign arrivals until end of April – Thai PBS World Tonight [20th April 2021]

Phuket has imposed strict new controls on all people entering the resort island, effective from tomorrow until the end of April. The new measure, which was approved by the provincial…

Read More

Home isolation program planned in case hospitals are overwhelmed – Thai PBS World Tonight [20th April 2021]

Thailand’s Medical Service Department has worked out a set of criteria for a home isolation program, where asymptomatic patients will be allowed to isolate at home, in case there is…

Read More

Rapid test kits to assess COVID-19 immunity not advised – Thai PBS World Tonight [19th April 2021]

Thailand’s Food and Drug Administration has advised against the use of commercial rapid antibody test kits to assess immunity after vaccination, due to their unreliability and possible false results. FDA…

Read More

Page 1 of 6

Login

Welcome! Login in to your account

Remember me Lost your password?

Lost Password