Monthly Archives: April 2012

Songkran – Thai New Year

According to Wit Thienburanathum’s Thai-English Dictionary, Songkran refers to the date of the sun passing into the zodiacal sign of Aries. Though this may happen in the heavens anytime around April 12or 13, the Thais have long assigned Songkran Day … Continue reading

Posted in Festivals | Leave a comment

Global Compact – Principle Ten

“Businesses should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery.” Origin of the 10th principle On 24 June 2004, during the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit it was announced that the UN Global Compact henceforth includes a … Continue reading

Posted in UN Global Compact | Leave a comment