Tue, 01 May 2018 01:00
Scatological spying: Why Kim Jong-un travels with his toilet
It’s a history-making handshake for sure: North Korean leader King Jong-un and his South Korean counterpart clasped hands across the military demarcation line that separates the two countries before they ventured behind closed doors to begin their talks.
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 04:58
Tips for cliching a business deal
FIRST BUSINESS rule: Know the country and the people whom you are dealing with. But given its social complexity shaped by a history of wars, revolutions and political upheavals, trying to understand Russia can be a challenge. However, some tips from Thais with business experiences in this vast country should be of some help.
Mon, 26 Feb 2018 09:22
Transgender artists make history at the Oscars
Transgender representation in entertainment has made baby steps forward in recent years, but 2018 has seen a history-making giant leap, with two movies involving trans artists in the Oscars race.
Wed, 27 Dec 2017 01:00
A history lesson for those who fear China is ‘colonising’ Thailand
I agree with letter-writers who say that right now we need only normal-speed trains with standard-gauge tracks – which can be upgraded to high speed later.
Mon, 27 Nov 2017 15:13
German Rolli wins Foremost IRONMAN 70.3 Thailand
PHUKET, Thailand – A bumper edition of the second Foremost IRONMAN 70.3 Thailand saw almost 1,500 triathletes turnout for the iconic half ironman distance race and the newly introduced Sunrise Sprint today (26th November) on Phuket island, a mecca for triathlon in Asia with a history of triathlon events dating back almost 30 years.
Thu, 09 Nov 2017 01:00
A history in time
Longines brings some of its most precious timepieces to Bangkok as it celebrates 185 years of business
Thu, 28 Sep 2017 10:22
A history lesson on 100th anniversary of national flag
THAILAND HAS been using its current national flag, Thong Trairong, for exactly a century as of today.
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:43
A history of manga
The “Manga Hokusai Manga: Approaching the Master’s Compendium from the Perspective of Contemporary Comics” exhibition organised by the Japan Foundation in celebration of the 130th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Japan and Thailand heads north next week and opens at the Art Bridge Chiang Rai on October 7.
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 01:00
Glimpses of old Batavia
Jakarta has much astonishing history to engage visitors - and a great puppet museum too
Thu, 03 Aug 2017 18:21
Surprisingly fleet-footed giant tortoise escapes Japan zoo... again
TOKYO - The escapee is female, weighs 55 kilogrammes (121 pounds) and has a "gentle" disposition -- but a history of running away.
Wed, 03 May 2017 01:00
Up close and cosy with Justice Pao
The service offered by Thai Smile from Bangkok to Zhengzhou opens the door to a history lesson for curious visitors
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 06:58
London attacker: A 'nice guy' turned extremist
LONDON, March 24, 2017 - Khalid Masood, the 52-year-old Briton behind this week's terror attack on parliament, had a history of violence and was once investigated by the security services for potential extremism.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 21:55
From the oyster to Marilyn, a history of pearls
Anyone who admires pearls will enjoy reading “The Pearl Necklace”, a book produced by Japanese pearl-jewellery specialist Mikimoto about the stone’s legacy and history.
Sat, 11 Feb 2017 13:30
Tourist critically injured in Hong Kong subway arson attack
HONG KONG - A Taiwan tourist was among three people in critical condition Saturday after a rush hour arson attack on a Hong Kong subway train the previous night, officials said, with one man with a history of mental illness arrested for the crime.
Sat, 04 Feb 2017 09:46
Hong Kong doll maker toys with Trump
HONG KONG - A Hong Kong doll maker with a history of creating figurines of controversial world leaders has launched a replica of US President Donald Trump complete with replaceable heads and hands.