Tags : Thai Silk


Khon Kaen Silk Festival Kicks off

KHON KAEN, Nov 30 (TNA) – The annual Khon Kaen Silk Festival that showcases conventional garments of traditional silk industry of Thailand has kicked off. The opening ceremony of International Silk Festival “Pook Xiao” Tradition and Red Cross Fair 2018 on Thursday featured parades and exhibitions to show the advancement of the silk industry, along […]Read More


Northeastern provinces gear up for silk fashion show

MAHA SARAKHAM, 16th September 2018 (NNT) – Northeastern provinces are making preparations for an upcoming fashion show aimed at promoting the silk products of the Northeast. The event, featuring more than 60 models, is intended to make the woven silk of the provinces of Roi Et, Khon Kaen, Maha Sarakham, and Kalasin better known both […]Read More


Khon Kaen University unveils world’s first silk bicycle

KHON KAEN, 29 June 2018 (NNT) – Khon Kaen University has unveiled the world’s first silk bicycle to underline that silk’s uses can extend beyond textiles. Khon Kaen University created the first ever silk bicycle with a 15,000-20,000 baht budget. The bike is a demonstration that silk can be formed into a strong structure with […]Read More


Silk Road caravan between Thailand and China to be launched

BANGKOK, 10 October 2015 (NNT) –A “15,000 miles from Altay to Suvarnabhumi” caravan along the Silk Road between China and Thailand will be organized to boost regional tourism with the latter country as main destination. In a press conference, Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Governor Yuthasak Supasorn disclosed that the ‘15,000 miles from Altay to […]Read More


Thai silk cocoon vests can ‘catch bullets’

A KHON KAEN University researcher and a weaver from the Northeast have successfully developed what has been labelled the world’s first silk-cocoon bulletproof vest. The men behind the innovation are Orapin Thongnonggoy, Phu Viang Silk Handicraft Centre’s community enterprise president, and KKU chemical engineering lecturer Assoc Prof Panomkorn Khoahong. Read more: The NationRead More


Thai silk festival to be held in Bangkok during August

BANGKOK, 9 August 2012 (NNT) – Thai silk festival is set to be held in honor of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit at Suvarnabhumi airport during August 10-12, 2012. Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) together with Commerce Ministry and Airports of Thailand (AOT), will be hosting the Thai silk festival at Suvarnabhumi airport. The purpose of […]Read More


Thais encouraged to wear silk clothes to promote jobs and

BANGKOK, 11 July 2011 (NNT)-The Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives, together with the Ministry of Culture, is encouraging Thais to wear clothes made of silk on various occasions to boost the silk industry in Thailand. Director-General of the Department of Sericulture Pairoj Limjamroon said there are currently 30,000 silk manufacturers in the country. The number […]Read More