Greening the rice we eat

Rice is responsible for 10% of global methane emissions, and in Southeast Asia, one the world’s major rice bowls, rice cultivation accounts for as much as 25-33% of the region’s methane emissions.  

Cloud kitchens heat up in Asia Pacific

Revenue from online food delivery in Asia will hit US$58.4 million this year, and is projected to grow 10.5 percent in the next four years, data from research firm Statistica shows.

Wego identifies nine 2018 travel trends in the MENA region

MENA covers the Middle East and North Africa and Wego’s trending is based on observations sourced from data  in this region

Thai Government is stepping up “Thailand 4.0” towards agro-processing

Thailand’s focus on food innovation should not come as a big surprise for anyone knowing the country : Thailand is a farming powerhouse and Thai people are notoriously obsessed by food.

Ready-to-eat meals not under price control

Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Kittiratt Na Ranong has admitted that ready-to-eat meals cannot be placed on the government’s price control list due to a wide range of production costs among entrepreneurs.

Thailand’s Price Index up 3.45% in March

Thailand’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) stood at 114.3 in March, an increase of 3.45 per cent compared to the same period last year. It is considered a slight increase as the economy is recovering and reflected a sound economy as a result of the government’s economic stimulus measures and the commerce ministry’s measures to watch over the prices of necessities.

Bangkok Voted Asia’s Best Food Destination

Travel website Tripadvisor.com has announced the winners of its “2011 Traveler’s Choice Food and Wine Destinations” awards, with Thailand’s capital beating out Hong Kong to claim top prize in the Asia category.