Thousands of people now think that Bangkok's 'khlong' boat network is much better than commuting though road. It is for a simple reason to avoid the city's notorious road congestion. Pam Olanthanyawat is a 18-year-old university student, who relies on the boat to commute because it, according to her, is much faster.
Bangkok policemen are now on a mission to fight obesity. Rather than focusing on crime and several other matters, their focus is on getting in shape. This mission to put in shape the potbellied policemen would start this week. It is a 12-day boot camp.
There is no denial that HIV has become a contentious issue for countries around the world and that's what makes the world talk about it on regular basis. On the same lines, Mechai Viravaidya, who is known as Thailand's "Mr Condom", has come out to raise awareness level of the same.
Thailand celebrates November 1 to 7 each year as National Mental Health Week. But, as per a recent report, despite the fact that the week was designated in 1989, a majority of people have remained unaware of the so much important week all these years.
Malaria has once again put the authorities at alert as the fear of drug resistant malaria has caused much havoc. It is estimated that every year about 216 million people all over the world succumb to death because of malaria.
Though it is common for tropical countries such as India and Thailand to contract dengue, Britain also sees hundreds of residents suffering from the same each year. The detection as well as increase in the number of cases in Madeira this year has amazed one and all, a recent report reveals.
Closure of several Bangkok schools clearly indicates that the city and its people are under a severe effect of hand, foot and mouth disease.
The announcement of closure has first come from Chulalongkorn University Demonstration Elementary School, which on Tuesday said that the school will remain close for sometime as a big number of students have fallen ill with the disease.
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