Thailand’s Snail Slime The Next Big Trend in Beauty

The snail slime is supposed to tighten skin and reduce wrinkles, though there is little evidence to support the claim.

Thailand’s Snail Slime The Next Big Trend in Beauty

BANGKOK – A cosmetics company in Thailand has built a business out of harvesting snail slime and selling it at a huge markup. The snail slime is supposed to tighten skin and reduce wrinkles, though there is little evidence to support the claim. Snails used to be the bane of Thai farmers livelihoods, but now […]

Thailand’s Transgender People Widely Accepted in Thai Society

"A recent National Institute of Development Administration survey showed that transgender people have become more accepted in Thai society."

Thailand’s Transgender People Widely Accepted in Thai Society

BANGKOK – Thailand’s National Institute of Development Administration has released a survey showing that transgender people have become more accepted in Thai society. The Nida Poll was conducted on July 30-31 on 1,259 people of various levels of education and occupations throughout the country. Conducted to gauge attitudes towards transgender people on various issues the […]

Thailand Monks Adorn Robes Made from Recycled Plastic Bottles

Monks have been integrating their Dharma practice with environmental awareness by recycling plastic bottles to make monastic robes.

Thailand Monks Adorn Robes Made from Recycled Plastic Bottles

BANGKOK – Disposable plastic bottles remain a major environmental threat to the planet, especially as Thailand is the world’s sixth biggest contributor of ocean waste. However the monks of Wat Chak Daeng, a Buddhist temple in Bangkok, have been integrating their Dharma practice with environmental awareness by recycling plastic bottles to make monastic robes. Venerable […]

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