Wed, 11 Jul 2018 12:22
Wild Boars youngsters get Manchester United invite
English Premier League side Manchester United have invited the Wild Boars football team, like the Chilean miners rescued in 2010, to visit Old Trafford following their dramatic rescue on Tuesday.
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 07:41
Football world in jubilant after Wild Boars rescued
Football celebs and English Premier champions extended their congratulation messages to the Wild Boars after 13 team members trapped inside the Tham Luang cave were finally recued on Tuesday.
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 01:00
Meet rock’s top robbers
Five-piece English alternative-rock band Nothing But Thieves make their debut in Thailand on August 2 with a show at Bangkok’s Moonstar Studio 8. Seats cost Bt2,600 at www.Ticketmelon.com. Check out “theverycompany” on Facebook.
Mon, 09 Jul 2018 15:25
Malaysian officials to be sent for English speaking training
As announced by Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad earlier, senior civil servants start sitting for English Proficiency Test. Chief Secretary Ali Hamsa made a surprise visit to National Institute of Public Administration where the test is conducted.
Thu, 05 Jul 2018 17:21
English-speaking footballer is academic polymath, says teacher
The video clip of the first encounter between British divers and the 13 missing members of a local football team trapped in Tham Luang cave for days thrilled the nation as they were found safe and alive.
Thu, 05 Jul 2018 06:47
Two Britons exposed to nerve agent used on Russian spy: police
A British couple left critically ill in an English village were exposed to Novichok -- the same nerve agent used in the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter in the nearby city of Salisbury this year, police said on Wednesday.
Thu, 05 Jul 2018 01:00
No credit for the English divers who made first contact?
Among the many YouTube videos covering the Thailand cave rescue, one albeit brief video (39 seconds) showed the moment the two divers found the 12 boys and their football coach.
Sat, 30 Jun 2018 01:00
Photocopied memories of Orwell’s Myanmar
I had one goal when I decided to travel to Myanmar (Burma) this year: Hunt down George Orwell, the English writer whose progressive work has shaped my worldview.
Thu, 28 Jun 2018 11:15
Game for a laugh
Award-winning multilingual comedian and actor Yoshimoto Zenjiro will be wielding the English language this time round as he puts on his latest stand-up show, “Raw Comedy”, at Live Lounge Bkk on July 13 at 8pm.
Tue, 26 Jun 2018 14:54
World’s first English ‘dhamma reality show’ to be broadcast on TrueVisions
The first international dhamma reality television show conducted in English will be held on July 1 at a temple in Ubon Ratchathani province.
Mon, 25 Jun 2018 13:21
English Bulldog drools way to World's Ugliest Dog crown
With a lolling tongue and a propensity to drool, English Bulldog Zsa Zsa won best in show at World's Ugliest Dog competition in Petaluma, California.
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 01:00
Thai international schools shouldn’t shun non-native English speakers
I send my two children to an international school that calls itself new, though it has been in existence for quite some time.
Thu, 14 Jun 2018 16:53
Manchester City to start title defence at Arsenal
Premier League champions Manchester City will begin their title defence away to Arsenal on the weekend of August 11-12, the English Premier League announced Thursday as it unveiled the fixtures for the 2018/19 season.
Tue, 05 Jun 2018 01:00
No solution in sight for South Asia’s WATER CRISIS
In his famous poem “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner”, the 18th-century English poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge eloquently reflects on the scarcity of water in the sea: “Water, water everywhere, nor any drop to drink”.
Thu, 31 May 2018 10:00
South Korea pin World Cup hopes on star man Son
South Korea will need their talisman Son Heung-min to bring his sparkling English Premier League form to the World Cup if they are to survive a devilishly tricky group.