COVID-19 Innovations, Thailand, Volunteerism

Donating through “community pantries”

July 27, 2020

Walking along the sidewalks of the city, you may have noticed the presence of makeshift “shelves” filled with food and essential items.

COVID-19 Innovations, Food & Beverages, Thailand, Volunteerism

Gourmet chefs coming together to cook for medical workers and people in need

July 27, 2020

Deepanker Khosla, the chef and owner of Haoma took inspiration from the World Central Kitchen initiative by international celebrity chef Jose Andres and started #NoOneHungry, an initiative that provides meals…

COVID-19 Innovations, Thailand, Volunteerism

Volunteers helping the vulnerable

July 27, 2020

COVID Thailand Aid and COVID Relief Bangkok are some of the volunteer groups that have sprung up during the pandemic to help those who are most affected by the threat…

2018, 8 Decent Work and Economic Growth, Case Study, Experience Mekong Collection, Manuals, Resource Library, SDG 10: Reduced Inequalities, SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities, SDG 17: Partnerships for the Goals, Thailand, Tours

Case Study Local Alike

June 4, 2020

Local Alike was found in 2013, by the two young and active co-founders, Somsak Boonkam “Pai” and Surachana Pakawaleethorn “Noon”. Pai is acting as a CEO of the enterprise. Local…

Company, COVID-19 Innovations, Hospitality, Thailand

Rosewood Bangkok launches new drive through concept

May 28, 2020

Rosewood Bangkok has unveiled ‘Rosewood Bangkok On The Move Drive-Through’, a luxury drive-through concept offering quality produce, butchery, artisanal sauces, freshly baked bread, delectable pastries and healthy meals, all with…

COVID-19 Innovations, Retail, Technology, Thailand

No more touching: Thai mall installs foot pedals in elevators

May 21, 2020

No more touching in the elevators as a Thai shopping mall in Bangkok installed foot pedals for customers to step on instead of pressing the buttons, lowering the risk of…

Corporate Social Responsibility, COVID-19 Innovations, Hospitality, Thailand

Centara cares for communities

May 18, 2020

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, recently donated 1,500 food boxes to the Thai Government’s Public Relations Department, as part of its ongoing efforts to help those communities…

Corporate Social Responsibility, COVID-19 Innovations, Government, Thailand, Tourism

TAT Headquarters reopens after 8-week WFH marking with a ‘Pantry of Sharing’

May 18, 2020

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) today resumes operations at the headquarters after eight weeks under the work from home (WFH) approach and marks the occasion with a ‘Pantry of…

Company, COVID-19 Innovations, Retail, Thailand

COVID-19 pandemic results in variety of innovations

May 15, 2020

Bangkok’s premier department stores, The Emporium and Emquartier, have introduced innovative Em-Auto Sanitizing Gates to reassure visitors of their safety from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Academia, COVID-19 Innovations, Health, Technology, Thailand

Chula Responds to COVID-19 Crisis with Digital Innovations

May 15, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt the norm, Chulalongkorn University is dedicated to look for solutions and develop research and innovations. In collaboration with the university departments and external…