Tue, 02 Apr 2019 17:49
Aleppo's mysterious 'Yellow man'
Aleppo, Syria - Dressed in yellow from head-to-toe, Abu Zakkour is hailed as part of the "heritage" of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, along with its mediaeval citadel and its ancient covered markets.
Fri, 15 Mar 2019 20:15
A race to save the past
Vaster than ancient Ayutthaya and perhaps just as important in its day, Si Thep in Phetchabun has begun sharing its secrets. it also sits on an oil field
Tue, 12 Mar 2019 01:00
New measures to protect Phetchabun historical park
Fine Arts Department succeeds in halting oil- drilling project to conserve ancient temple complex
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 19:29
District official killed as ancient tamarind tree comes crashing down in Yasothon
An assistant district chief was killed and an assistant village head injured when a tamarind tree – believed by locals to be more than a century old – collapsed onto them during an annual charity fair in Yasothon’s Maha Chana Chai district on Sunday evening.
Tue, 12 Feb 2019 16:14
What the future will bring
Fortune-telling and astrology, ancient fields of study based on planetary positions, time of birth, and energy derived from nature, have long been part of Thai culture, and believers can indulge this week as the Siri Wattana Cheshire Foundation under the Royal Patronage of Her Majesty the Queen, brings the “Siri Wattana Fortune-Telling for the Disabled” to Siam Paragon.
Mon, 04 Feb 2019 13:33
Urgent : Japanese volunteer group rediscovers ancient temple in Yala
A group of Japanese volunteers has rediscovered the remains of an ancient pagoda temple atop a massive rock at the summit of Mount Thalaguruhela in Yala jungle.
Thu, 24 Jan 2019 17:07
‘Indiana Jones of art’ finds stolen Spanish carvings in English garden
A DUTCH art detective has returned two priceless stone reliefs stolen from an ancient Spanish church after tracing them to an English nobleman’s garden where they were displayed as ornaments.
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 01:00
Tomb raiders puzzle over mystery of Algeria’s ancient pyramids
Dating back centuries, Algeria’s pyramid tombs are unique relics of an ancient era but a dearth of research has left the Jeddars shrouded in mystery.
Sat, 12 Jan 2019 01:00
Ancient art, Modern media
River City’s Galleria brings the priceless treasures of Taipei’s National Palace Museum to Bangkok
Fri, 11 Jan 2019 01:00
A day on the farm
To mark Thailand’s Children’s Day tomorrow, Agoda, one of the world’s fastest growing online travel agents (OTA), shares four great destination ideas to whisk your kids to for a last-minute getaway that’s not only entertaining, but helps your kids learn a thing or two, too!
Thu, 10 Jan 2019 01:00
In India’s ancient Varanasi, temple of doom destroys old neighbourhood
India’s ancient city of Varanasi is clearing the way for a grand temple corridor by razing hundreds of houses, wiping away its oldest neighbourhood and upsetting locals.
Sat, 01 Dec 2018 01:00
A roll of the dice
In Iraq, an ancient board game is making a comeback
Fri, 30 Nov 2018 01:00
‘Divine punishment’: Secrets of the Ninja revealed as ancient oath surfaces
Japanese researchers have uncovered a rare, centuries-old, Ninja oath pledging never to divulge the secrets of their spying and sabotage skills – on pain of divine retribution for generations.
Fri, 23 Nov 2018 01:00
Spreading roots: China seeks foreign markets for ancient medicines
A crowd gathers at a Shanghai hospital, queuing for remedies made with plant mixtures and animal parts including scorpions and freeze-dried millipedes – medicines that China hopes will find an audience overseas.
Tue, 23 Oct 2018 09:05
No stranger to Thai shores
Grammy award-winning saxophonist Kenny G will be back in Thailand next month, entertaining his many fans in a charity jazz concert at Muangboran (Ancient City) in Samut Prakan on November 10.