Wed, 09 Jan 2019 15:32
Furnishings for every home
For more than 40 years, Modernform has constantly been developing new products and improving its services with the motto of #made4living in mind.
Thu, 22 Nov 2018 01:00
World’s biggest bank heist just took place in South Africa
More than 40 years ago a group of thieves tunnelled their way into the bank vault in Krugersdorp, west of Johannesburg, escaping with a modest 400,000 rand – about Bt880,000. I remember it well since at the time I was based in Krugersdorp, where it was the talk of the town for years. No arrests were ever made.
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 13:18
Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of genocide in landmark ruling
Two top leaders of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime were found guilty of genocide on Friday, in a landmark ruling almost 40 years after the fall of a brutal regime that presided over the deaths of a quarter of the population.
Mon, 10 Sep 2018 05:21
Fitzpatrick wins playoff to defend European Masters title
Matthew Fitzpatrick edged out Denmark's Lucas Bjerregaard in a playoff on Sunday to become the first man to successfully defend the European Masters title at Crans Montana since Seve Ballesteros 40 years ago.
Sat, 01 Sep 2018 15:07
Abe may visit China on Oct. 23 to meet Xi
The Japanese and Chinese governments are considering realizing a visit by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to China on Oct. 23, exactly 40 years after the Japan-China Peace and Friendship Treaty entered into force, it has been learned.
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 09:00
Japan-China relations after 40 years: Xi and phantom Shinkansen plan
The Japan-China Peace and Friendship Treaty, in which Japan and China pledged to develop friendly relations, was signed 40 years ago this month.
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 01:00
Japan, China need genuine reciprocal relationship
Sunday marked the passage of 40 years since Japan and China signed the Japan-China Peace and Friendship Treaty.
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 01:00
Marking 140 years of success
Despite being shut down twice during the World Wars, multinational conglomerate B Grimm has never given up on Thailand
Mon, 14 May 2018 01:00
Siemens plans high efficiency power
GERMAN technology powerhouse Siemens, which has been involved in power generation in the Thai market for nearly 40 years, sees high-efficiency power plants as the trend for the country’s energy sector, which could lower electricity price and also be environmentally friendly.
Tue, 08 May 2018 06:25
Williams rolls back years to claim third world snooker title
Mark Williams fought off a stunning comeback from John Higgins to claim his third world snooker crown on Monday and become at 43 the oldest champion since Ray Reardon 40 years ago.
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 01:00
Feminism a politically correct side-show, ignores real suffering
In the wake of International Women’s Day, the UK’s Sunday Mirror has just published the results of its 18-month investigation into the country’s “worst ever” Asian grooming scandal in which 1,000 girls, some as young as 11, have been tortured, raped and even killed in cases going back a staggering 40 years.
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 12:49
Contraception and Family Planning in Asia, 1970-2030
A record number of women now use contraception in Asia. Some Asian countries have made the biggest leaps in contraception use over the past 40 years. Others are projected to make the greatest gains in the next 13 years.
Sat, 03 Mar 2018 01:00
Hi-tech can bring sadness as well as happiness
A few years ago, advances in technology enabled me to get back in touch with a close friend who lives in Bangkok after more than 40 years. Since then, we have met for a chat a few times every year.
Thu, 01 Feb 2018 14:05
San Francisco to wipe clean old marijuana convictions
The city of San Francisco is set to wipe clean criminal convictions linked to marijuana offenses dating back over 40 years, weeks after California legalized the drug.
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:17
'Alien attack' in Tokyo as Space Invaders turns 40
Block graphic aliens dropped down the window panes of a Tokyo skyscraper before being blasted into oblivion by enthusiastic gamers celebrating 40 years of the arcade sensation "Space Invaders".