Tue, 20 Feb 2018 16:50:19
Huge bid for Royal painting helps hospital charity auction double its target
A fundraising art auction, titled “Art for Life – Mercy Mission” in Bangkok on Sunday fetched more than Bt10 million – twice the estimate – for the construction of a new Bt800-million emergency centre.
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 05:06:08
Laguna Phuket Marathon to welcome 8,000+ runners
Organisers of Laguna Phuket Marathon will make a number of changes for the 2018 event which is expected to welcome more than 8,000 athletes to the island to compete on 9th and 10th June, 2018.
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 19:01:35
Illegal immigrant arrested over alleged fake US bank note
A 29-year-old Nigerian, Chukwuemeka Anslem Njibigbo, has been arrested after exchanging a counterfeit $100 bank note at the Kasikorn Bank in Central Festival Phuket.
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 01:00:00
Negatives bleached to positive purity
Jakrin von Bueren, a photographer who rejects digital photography, will have an exhibition at Bangkok’s Kathmandu Photo Gallery from March 10 to April 28. “An Instinct for Surprise (Don’t Know the Reason, I Just Like It)” will have an opening party on March 10 at 6.30pm.
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 14:26:57
Chewathai aims for seven new residential projects this year
Chewathai Plc is planning to this year launch seven new residential projects worth Bt5.91 billion in an effort to drive total revenues to Bt2.4 billion, or up 10 per cent from last year, said the company managing director, Boon Choon Kiat, at a Monday press conference.
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 11:22:23
Mahidol among 10 universities with nominated rectors under a cloud
Prestigious Mahidol University is among 10 universities whose nominated rectors cannot be appointed by royal command because of outstanding complaints or legal action against them.
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 05:27:07
Kvitova takes Qatar title to clinch top 10 return
Petra Kvitova fought back from a set down against Garbine Muguruza on Sunday to win the Qatar Open, a victory which will take her back into the world's top 10.
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 01:00:00
Agricultural machine makers eye 10% growth
Group vows to help SMEs improve their performance
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 12:30:00
The best laid plans …
The River City Bangkok Film Club is bringing back its popular weekly screenings next month with films showing every Saturday at 4pm from March 10.
movie & TV
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 08:22:36
Cyberattacks are costly, and things could get worse: US report
Cyberattacks cost the United States between $57 billion and $109 billion in 2016, a White House report said Friday, warning of a "spillover" effect for the broader economy if the situation worsens.
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:30:00
Spring surprises come to Hong Kong Disneyland
Experience a whole new level of magic this spring at Hong Kong Disneyland, as more than 100 Disney Friends in various forms celebrate the Disney Friends Springtime Carnival from March 15 to June 20.
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 11:08:27
Load of pigs burned to death in Sa Kaew truck fire
About 100 pigs heading to a slaughterhouse were burned to death in a fire that engulfed a truck on a road in Sa Kaew’s Khao Chakan district on Friday morning.
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 05:15:54
Federer one win from becoming oldest number one
Roger Federer moved to within one victory of becoming the oldest man to take the world number one ranking on Thursday with a hard-fought 7-6 (10/8), 7-5 victory over Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber at the Rotterdam Open.
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 01:00:00
Police conduct flash raids interviewing six witnesses in Bt30m lottery row
ABOUT 100 police officers from the Crime Suppression Division (CSD) yesterday searched seven locations in Kanchanaburi and summoned six people for questioning as part of its investigation into a highly-publicised dispute between retired policeman Charoon Wimul, 62, and teacher Preecha Kraikruan, 50, about the real ownership of five lottery tickets that won Bt30 million in the November 1 draw.
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 01:00:00
Air pollution warnings spread to North
THE NORTH WAS choking on air pollution yesterday amid steadily increasing levels of particulate matter smaller than 10 microns (PM10) and 2.5 microns (PM2.5), while air pollution in Bangkok continued to be a problem.