Sat, 30 Dec 2017 01:00
Toon also a national hero for what he didn’t do
Re: “A humble hero”, The Nation, yesterday.
Fri, 29 Dec 2017 01:00
A humble hero
Epic run for noble cause propels ‘Toon’ to nationwide acclaim.
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 05:40
Muguruza routs would-be No. 1 Halep for Cincy title
CINCINNATI - Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza humbled second-ranked Simona Halep 6-1, 6-0 in Sunday's final of the WTA Cincinnati Open, denying the Romanian the world number one spot in the process.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:22
Princess apologises for arriving late
IN a rare moment, HRH Princess Chulabhorn Valayalaksana offered a humble apology to flood victims, saying she was held up for several hours due to health problems.
Mon, 07 Nov 2016 16:00
Michelin names two 3-star eateries in first Seoul guide
SEOUL - The Michelin food guide unveiled its first Seoul edition on Monday, with two upscale Korean restaurants receiving the coveted three stars, but recognition also for a humbler diner serving vegetarian temple food.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 15:59
Michelin launches first mainland China guide in Shanghai
The storied Michelin food guide launched its first edition in mainland China Wednesday, awarding stars to elegant luxury establishments as well as to a humble haunt serving up Cantonese staples.
Thu, 04 Aug 2016 10:09
Japan's 'Little Tiger' treads samurai path to Muay Thai fame
TOKYO - A pint-sized Japanese woman with a humble, Zen-like philosophy is taking kickboxing by storm, battering rivals to become a world champion in the violent Thai martial art.
Sun, 11 Oct 2015 01:00
A man who rose from inferior status to graduate engineer
An impressive photo in the season of graduating that quickly went viral on social networks showed Klanarong Srisakul, who graduated from Chulalongkorn University wearing an academic gown and prostrating himself at the feet of his father, a humble garbage
Sun, 11 May 2014 00:00
From grocery delivery boy to Senate Speaker
Surachai Liengboonlertchai, who was elected by fellow senators as the new Senate Speaker on Friday night, comes from a humble background. Born in a family that ran a small grocery store, he served as a "temple boy" during his school days.
Sat, 26 Oct 2013 00:00
Humble to the very end
Even though he reigned over Thailand's monks, His Holiness Somdet Phra Nyanasamvara, lived a humble life.
Tue, 11 Dec 2012 00:00
Theerapong shows Red Devils the way
A Thai player finally got to taste Premier League action for himself on Sunday, when he helped entertain fans at the Manchester derby. Theerapong Saefung, a humble man from Yala province, played no part in Manchester United's thrilling 3-2 win against hos
Sat, 08 Dec 2012 00:00
Thai fan too good for England No 1
A humble man from Yala province, Theerapong Saefung, will be the envy of soccer fans worldwide tomorrow when he steps out to receive a trophy at half-time in the Manchester derby. The 26-year-old fought off competition from two compatriots and three Indon
Tue, 18 Sep 2012 00:00
Mighty China humbled as Thai spikers take AVC Cup in style
Thailand wrote another glorious chapter in their volleyball history on Sunday, stunning reigning two-time champions China 3-1 (30-28 25-27 25-21 25-20) to emerge winners in the 3rd AVC Cup for women in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
Fri, 20 Jul 2012 00:00
Voices of giants: Directions from international policymakers
It is not every day that a humble economist has the opportunity to listen to heavyweight policymakers and advisors.