Sun, 10 Jun 2018 07:05
Football fans: World Cup health warning
For football fans, the World Cup should be a time of fun with family and friends. But beware, experts say, it can also sicken or even kill you.
Fri, 25 May 2018 16:21
Some US news websites blocked by EU data law
Brussels - Several major US news websites including the Los Angeles Times were blocked in Europe on Friday after the EU's new data protection laws came into effect.
Wed, 09 May 2018 01:00
Surely Obama remark just fooling
On Tuesday I had to check the date. I thought the editors has commandeered a time machine and taken us back to the first day of last month.
Tue, 08 May 2018 01:00
A podcast precis can’t replace real learning
Benjamin Franklin once mused that “an investment in knowledge pays the best interest”, and with the rise in popularity of online audio programmes, it seems that China is entering a time when paying for knowledge is fast becoming a cultural norm.
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 01:00
Nepal’s mountains should be made safer for climbers
April 18, 2014 started out as just a regular day for Abiral Rai, a young mountain guide. But it became a time of unexpected horror when he bore witness to an avalanche that swept through the Everest region. In this avalanche, 16 mountain guides lost their lives.
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 15:24
Tribute in a timepiece
Swiss watchmaker Oris pays tribute to the US Navy’s first African-American master diver Carl Brashear with the launch of his namesake second limited-edition chronograph with a bronze case and two-counter dial.
Wed, 04 Apr 2018 18:11
Even monkeys need a spa day, Japan study finds
A relaxing soak in a hot tub is a time-honoured stress reliever but the advantages are not confined to humans -- with monkeys also benefiting from spa time, researchers in Japan say.
Mon, 12 Mar 2018 14:22
Turkish broadcaster apologizes for false report over South Korea president
A Turkish broadcaster has apologized for using South Korean President Moon Jae-in's photo as a murder suspect, according to the Korea Times
Mon, 12 Mar 2018 12:51
Grenade ‘time bomb’ placed outside Yala house
A grenade modified to function as a time bomb was found in front of a house in southern Yala province on Monday morning.
Thu, 01 Mar 2018 01:00
A timely reminder about fake currency
Re: “Two American women held in Thailand after allegedly caught with fake US dollars”, ThaiVisa, February 26.
Wed, 28 Feb 2018 01:00
Philippines’ democratic DNA mutating as poison of post-truth takes hold
Nick Enfield, professor of linguistics at the University of Sydney, has written a timely warning for the Guardian about a phenomenon we’ve become all too familiar with lately: In a post-truth world, “experts are dismissed, alternative facts are (sometimes flagrantly) offered, and public figures can offer opinions on pretty much anything.
Mon, 26 Feb 2018 01:00
Cambodia a sweet option for investors
CAMBODIA offers potential for Thai investors seeking to expand their portfolios at a time when their purchasing power is increasing, Lim Heng, vice president of the Cambodia Chamber of Commerce, has told The Nation after he met with Thailand’s Commerce Minister Sontirat Sontijirawong.
Thu, 08 Feb 2018 14:07
Restocking Thailand’s oceans, one fish at a time
The luxury Phi Phi Island Village Beach Resort underlines its commitment to sustainable tourism by launching the brand new Marine Discovery Centre, which will conduct clownfish and nurse shark release programmes in Mu Koh Phi Phi National Park.
Tue, 06 Feb 2018 01:00
A time for dreaming
Respected Thai filmmaker Apichatpong Weerasethakul brings a good night's sleep to audiences The International Film Festival Rotterdam
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Sat, 27 Jan 2018 01:00
Greenpeace slams officials for failure to warn public about air pollution
THE AUTHORITIES have come under criticism for downplaying the real threat posed by the recent air pollution in Bangkok, and urged the installation of a timely and accurate air pollution warning system to protect the people’s health.