Published: March 31, 2021
No boats will be plying Bangkok’s Saen Saeb canal from April 11 to 15 because the company running the service is giving its 350-strong team of drivers and fare collectors a Songkran break for the first time in two years.
Published: March 06, 2021
A high-tech innovation is restoring traditional tranquillity to popular tourist destination Damnoen Saduak Floating Market. The ear-splitting noise of diesel engines is being replaced by the gentle hum of electric longtail boats, ferrying passengers through the market in Ratchaburi province.
Published: September 04, 2020
The Government Savings Bank (GSB) has earmarked Bt5 billion to cover loans for fishermen to improve their boats and equipment in a move to promote sustainable fishing and to improve their liquidity amid the Covid-19 crisis.
Published: August 29, 2020
The National Fisheries Association of Thailand has urged the government to solve the problem of IUU (Illegal Unreported and Unregulated Fishing) that has been going on for more than six years, and has forced fishermen in 22 provinces to sell more than 2,500 fishing boats.