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Positive response to Thailand’s “Everyday Say No to Plastic Bags”

The positive public response to end of shopping malls, department and convenience stores distributing single-use plastic bags, as of January 1st, is a huge New Year’s gift to Thailand and the world, Natural Resources and Environment Minister Varavuth Silpa-archa said today (Thursday). Accompanied by the ministry’s permanent secretary, Mr. Jatuporn Burutpat, Mr. Varavuth conducted a […]Read More


Thailand Developing Biodegradable Plastic Bags Made from Tapioca

Bangkok, Dec 10 (TNA) – The Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation and the private sector is producing biodegradable plastic bags for food leftovers. The bags are made from tapioca in accordance with the concept of bio, circular and green (BCG) economy. Suvit Maesincee, Minister of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation, and […]Read More


No More Free Plastic Shopping Bags Next Year

BANGKOK, Dec 2 (TNA) — Seventy-five shops will stop handing out single-use plastic shopping bags from Jan 1, 2020, onwards, the Thai Retailers Association has announced. Worawut Oonjai, president of the association, said the new measure to reduce plastic waste would build on its campaign not to distribute such bags at about 40 shops, convenience […]Read More


Campaign For No Single-Use Plastic Bags At Shops From Jan

BANGKOK, Nov 8 (TNA) — The government and the private sector have launched a campaign for shops to stop giving single-use plastic shopping bags from Jan 1 next year. The Natural Resources and Environment Ministry and 47 private organizations including CP All PCL and PTT Group launched the campaign in front of United Center building […]Read More


Chinese woman arrested for stealing bag at airport

SAMUT PRAKAN: A Chinese woman has been arrested on theft charges after she picked up a belt bag containing cash and a mobile phone that had been dropped by an Iranian man at Suvarnabhumi airport, and put it inside her luggage. Lyu Wenjuan, 46, of China, was apprehended at around 1.30am in the airport’s waiting […]Read More


No Plastic Bags on Thai Environment Day

BANGKOK, Dec 4 (TNA) – Convenience stores, shopping malls and markets nationwide join hand to stop giving single-use plastic bags to customers across the country to mark the Thai Environment Day today. Single-use plastic bags become about two million tonnes of plastic waste in Thailand. Full story: tnamcot.com TNARead More


2 Chinese arrested for stealing Rimowa bags at Suvarnabhumi

Two suspects of Chinese origin have been captured at Suvarnabhumi airport as they were planning to leave the country with expensive travel luggage stolen from passengers. Tourist and Suvarnabhumi airport police apprehended Li Tze Yueng, 35, and Lou Jieying, 22, at an airline check-in counter at the airport on Saturday as they were on their […]Read More


HK actor accuses Pattaya trans women of stealing bag

CHON BURI: A 32-year-old Hong Kong man cried foul after his bag containing cash and valuable items worth more than 1 million baht vanished during a brawl with a group of transgender women in Pattaya. His attackers were fined, but he did not get his valuables back. Vincent Chen, escorted by a Thai interpreter, sought […]Read More