ENVIRONMENT & TECHNOLOGY
A Fleet of Electric Ferries Will Help Fight Bangkok’s Toxic Smog
Billionaire Somphote Ahunai is building 42 electric ferries to combat Bangkok’s smog, as he revamps his Energy Absolute into the Tesla of Southeast Asia.
This Robo Tuk-Tuk Will Zip About an Upscale Bangkok Neighborhood
Thailand will test the nation’s first self-driving tuk-tuk built by Thai startup Airovr with aims to help carry the local auto industry into the future.
Thailand Aims to Be Southeast Asia’s Power-Trading Middleman
Thailand is jump starting a decades-old plan to create a Southeast Asia electricity super-grid, and wants to be the power-trading hub at the center of it.
Electricity Billionaire Is Building the Tesla of Thailand
Billionaire Somphote Ahunai envisions his Energy Absolute as the Tesla of Thailand even though the country has been slow to adopt EVs because of high prices.
Thai Village Proud of Elephant Pet Tradition
A small village in Thailand that bills itself as having the world’s largest number of domesticated elephants is determined to keep its traditions alive.
Thailand Aims to Stop Crocodile Escapes
Dozens of crocodiles escaped from a farm in central Thailand this month, highlighting lax oversight of the world’s largest crocodile-farming industry.
Thai Street Dogs Find Loving Homes Abroad
From the mean streets in cities across Thailand, many street dogs have found caring owners in loving homes through international adoptions.