Iconsiam to Light up New Year with Epic Firework Extravaganza

Iconsiam will ring in the New Year on the banks of the Chao Phraya with “Amazing Thailand Countdown 2021” on December 31 at River Park. The event will be hosted by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) as part of year-end celebrations taking place simultaneously in five other provinces – Krabi, Sukhothai, Roi Et, Ratchaburi… Continue reading Iconsiam to Light up New Year with Epic Firework Extravaganza

Phuket, Thailand Applies to Reopen for Super Yachts

Thailand’s success in containing Covid-19 has come at a price: huge losses of income from foreign visitors. To lure overseas visitors and give the tourism industry a shot in the arm, the government introduced a special tourist visa (STV) scheme and recently approved a guideline for foreign tourists and crews of foreign super-yachts looking to… Continue reading Phuket, Thailand Applies to Reopen for Super Yachts

Life Explores How the Covid-19 Pandemic has taken a toll on Informal Workers

Venue closure, curfew and state policies enforced to contain the spread of Covid-19 are affecting the labour force severely. Workers experience the impact in different magnitudes, with some getting less pay and seeing their working hours reduced. Others manage to work from home. Some lose their jobs entirely. Around the world, the International Labour Organisation… Continue reading Life Explores How the Covid-19 Pandemic has taken a toll on Informal Workers