Mon, 03 Jun 2019 01:00
Boonserm’s work impresses jury with its ‘poetic qualities’
BOONSERM PREMTHADA, founder of the architectural Bangkok Project Studio practice in 2003, is the first Thai architect to win the Royal Academy Dorfman Award, which was presented as part of the second annual Royal Academy Architecture Awards Week held May 13-17 in the UK.
Tue, 14 May 2019 11:33
Yonladee gets Thai passport, pledges to aim high in Genius Olympiad
The 17-year-old Ranong-based schoolgirl Yonladee Phiyatat, who last week received Thai nationality after being a stateless person for all her life, received her first Thai passport on Tuesday as she prepared to attend the Genius Olympiad in the United States.
Sun, 12 May 2019 12:50
In a first, medical cannabis oil seized at border
Nong Khai customs officers have charged a Lao with smuggling medical cannabis oil into Thailand via the First Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge.
Thu, 02 May 2019 01:00
Sansiri turns art into joy for Unicef
Real estate firm Sansiri Plc recently hosted “The Art of Joy” at Siri House, its lifestyle and cultural hub, after being rewarded for its eight years of effort promoting children rights as the first Thai company to be selected as a global partner of Unicef.
Wed, 10 Apr 2019 09:06
Savate shoots into Thai record books
Savate Sresthaporn has become the first Thai man in history to qualify for the Olympics skeet and trap shooting event after winning silver at a competition in the United Arab Emirates.
Tue, 26 Feb 2019 01:00
Thai Immigration not playing fair with foreign pro golfers
Kiradech Aphibarnrat achieved a career-best third place in the World Golf Championship in Mexico yesterday, collecting half a million dollars. Kiradech, the first Thai to earn a USPGA Tour card, also plays on the European Tour, just like his compatriot Thongchai Jaidee.
Fri, 18 Jan 2019 17:36
First Thai cave rescue film due out on mission anniversary
A Thai-born director who took just weeks to shoot the first film about the dramatic cave rescue of the "Wild Boars" football team says his focus is on authenticity and the mission's "unsung" heroes, with book publishers and Hollywood studios jostling to make their versions of the saga.
Wed, 19 Dec 2018 08:00
Chanathip first Thai to be named in J-League Best 11
National striker Chanathip Songkrasin was voted one of the Best 11 J-League players in 2018 during the J.League Awards in Yokohama on Tuesday.
Sun, 16 Dec 2018 21:33
Taekwondo warrior Panipak claims sixth gold in 2018
Red-hot Panipak Wongpattanakit beat Minah Ha of South Korea 13-3 to win the women’s 49kg flyweight title in the World Taekwando Grand Slam Champions Series in Wuxi on Sunday.
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 01:00
Cheers! ‘Arm’ thanks main sponsor
The country’s top golfer, Kiradech Aphibarnrat, has finally been able to spend some time at home after a tumultuous year in which he became the first Thai to earn his card on the world-leading PGA Tour.
Wed, 07 Nov 2018 01:00
The Standard plans hotel-opening in Phuket
Standard International, a hospitality firm, plans to open its first Thai hotel in Phuket next year, in line with its business plan to launch a total of ten hotels next year in Europe, Asia, and USA, the company’s chief executive officer Amar Lalvani said at press conference yesterday.
Thu, 25 Oct 2018 10:18
Apple to open first Thailand store on November 10
Apple's first store in Thailand is scheduled to open on November 10 in Bangkok at Iconsiam.
Tue, 09 Oct 2018 01:00
Beyond our wildest expectations
First Thailand MotoGP earns huge profit and widespread praise
Sat, 06 Oct 2018 15:59
Marquez seizes pole for first Thailand MotoGP
MotoGP championship leader Marc Marquez grabbed pole position in the inaugural Thailand Grand Prix Saturday, just ahead of Italian great Valentino Rossi.
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 11:30
Boxing hero Somluck might avoid bankruptcy
Boxer Somluck Kamsing, the first Thai to win an Olympic gold medal, has been given a chance to avoid bankruptcy through debt negotiation.