Sat, 16 Feb 2019 11:36
How we can serve up a resilient food chain
Within the next five years, the Earth’s population will cross the eight billion mark for the first time.
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 01:00
Strategies to reverse ageing
Thailand has a higher percentage of elderly people than any other developing nation on earth. In just two years, Thai seniors will number 11.23 million, or 20 per cent of the population. By the year 2040, 17 million Thais (more than 25 per cent) will be over 65. As a rapidly ageing society, Thailand faces several serious challenges.
Sat, 02 Feb 2019 18:25
Urgent : Strong 6.1-magnitude quake rocks western Indonesia
Padang, Indonesia - A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck off the Indonesian island of Mentawai on Saturday, but no tsunami warning was issued.
Sat, 02 Feb 2019 01:00
Goodbye again to souls on final journey
HANOI: In the dead of night in a Hanoi cemetery, Nguyen Van Thang’s casket is unearthed; his bones carefully cleaned, wrapped in silk and then reburied, so he can finally segue into the next life.
Wed, 30 Jan 2019 10:52
KBank distributes two million red ‘Ang Pao’ envelopes
To celebrate the Chinese Year of the Earth Pig, KBank is distributing red “Ang Pao” envelopes depicting two auspicious pigs to customers. In Chinese culture, the pig represents abundance and symbolises fertility, prosperity, wealth and lots of good luck.
Tue, 29 Jan 2019 01:00
Greatest protection against heart disease is just a click away
Re: “Recent science debunks the cholesterol myth”, Have Your Say, January 25.
Mon, 28 Jan 2019 08:50
Pope in Panama strongly condemns Philippine church bombing
Malacanan Palace on Sunday meanwhile vowed to “pursue to the ends of the earth” the perpetrators of twin bombings that killed 25 people and injured 111 others.
Wed, 23 Jan 2019 11:00
Mild quake happens in Chiang Mai
A 3.1-magnitude earthquake was experienced in Chiang Mai’s San Sai district late Tuesday night, the Meteorological Department reported.
Tue, 22 Jan 2019 10:00
Strong 6.1-magnitude quake hits off Indonesia
Jakarta - A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck off the Indonesian coast early Tuesday, but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate reports of damage.
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.
Fri, 11 Jan 2019 15:52
Asia Disrupted: from Beijing to Kuala Lumpur – Picking Asia’s Winners and Losers, 2018
For China’s Xi Jinping, 2018 might well have been a year that could not end soon enough. So too was the case in Japan and Indonesia, where thousands saw livelihoods, if not lives, taken by floods, mudslides, earthquakes or tsunamis.
Mon, 07 Jan 2019 09:00
Teaching kids to “Love the Earth”
More than 700 young people were made aware of the environmental impact of plastic pollution and the benefits of waste separation at General Motors Thailand’s activity “Love The Earth School Visit” held recently at Wat Ampawa school, 24 kilometres from the company's energy saving and environment protection awardwinning manufacturing facility in Rayong.
Mon, 07 Jan 2019 01:00
In Year of the Winner, brace for earth-shaking collisions
You have been here before. As you settle into your comfortable seat for the long flight ahead, a voice crackles from the cockpit.
Fri, 04 Jan 2019 01:00
Is this planet ours to ruin?
Robin Grant obviously puts his own self-interests before that of our non-human sentient earthlings, by claiming he doesn’t care if he has a corpse on his plate (“Unpalatable suggestions being rammed down our throats”, yesterday).
Mon, 31 Dec 2018 12:42
Three minor quakes felt in Kanchanaburi but dams unaffected – EGAT
Three earthquakes ranging in magnitude from 1.6 to 4.9 were recorded in ’s Sri Sawat district during Sunday night.