Fri, 22 Mar 2019 11:55
BOUTIER LEADS THROUGH 18 AT BANK OF HOPE FOUNDERS CUP
French-Thai Celine Boutier absolutely blazed her way around Wildfire Golf Club on Thursday, carding a bogey-free 8-under 64 and holding the lead after 18 holes of the 2019 Bank of Hope Founders Cup.
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 16:43
French man and two others killed in Phuket motorbike accident
Three people have died and another sustained serious injuries following a collision of two motorbikes in Rawai early on Tuesday.
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 01:00
Europe’s metal kings headed this way
Six-piece French metal-hardcore band Betraying the Martyrs are bringing their world tour to Bangkok’s Rock Pub on April 27.
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 08:40
Japan Olympic chief facing corruption probe to step down
The head of Japan's Olympic Committee said Tuesday he would step down in June, as French authorities probe his involvement in payments made before Tokyo was awarded the 2020 Summer Games.
Mon, 18 Mar 2019 16:40
Let’s all speak French
The French language is under the spotlight this month as Alliance Francaise Bangkok plays host to the culturally diverse “Month of the Francophonie” with film screenings, concerts, live performing arts, exhibitions and playful activities.
Sun, 17 Mar 2019 18:06
Paris luxury stores looted, burned in 'yellow vest' riots
Rioters looted and torched shops and businesses on the famed Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris on Saturday, on the 18th weekend of French "yellow vest" protests, characterised by a sharp increase in violence after weeks of dwindling turnout.
Fri, 15 Mar 2019 15:09
Boeing suspends 737 MAX deliveries as France probes black boxes
Washington - US aerospace giant Boeing said Thursday it was suspending deliveries of its top-selling 737 MAX as French investigators took delivery of the black boxes from the Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed all 157 passengers and crew.
Wed, 06 Mar 2019 01:00
Gustatory treats in the South
Pimalai Resort & Spa on Koh Lanta in the Southern province of Krabi has invited Bruno Menard, the celebrated French chef who was once awarded three Michelin stars, to host his second annual Gastronomic Journey on March 31.
Mon, 04 Mar 2019 01:00
E-cigarette users urge quick solution after tourist’s bribery accusation
A NETWORK of e-cigarette users has called on the authorities to quickly come up with appropriate solutions to regulate e-cigarettes in order to protect the country’s image among foreign tourists.
Fri, 01 Mar 2019 19:31
Philippines to charge Sanofi officials over dengue vaccination deaths
The Philippine government said Friday it would file criminal charges against six officials of the French pharmaceutical firm Sanofi Pasteur over the deaths of children injected with its Dengvaxia anti-dengue vaccine.
Fri, 01 Mar 2019 01:00
Islam is compatible with democracy
Fethullah Gulen, a Turkish Muslim scholar living in self-exile in the US, has penned an important article in the French newspaper Le Monde.
Thu, 28 Feb 2019 01:00
Trump lures Kim with ‘awesome’ Vietnam example
UNITED STATES PRESIDENT Donald Trump yesterday pitched an “awesome future” to North Korea’s top leader Kim Jong-un, whom he called “friend”, if Pyongyang agreed to denuclearisation.
Thu, 28 Feb 2019 01:00
Off with their heads!
The luxury 137 Pillars Suites & Residences Bangkok is all set to host the Confrerie du Sabre d’Or Thailand’s Annual Grand Chapitre Gala Dinner on March 23 to celebrate the iconic French tradition.
Sat, 23 Feb 2019 15:59
France hails progress in fight against jihadists in Sahel
The fight against jihadists in Africa's Sahel region is "achieving results", France's prime minister said in Mali on Saturday, two days after French forces killed a top extremist leader.
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 01:00
Airbus poised for take-off in Thailand's MRO hub
UNCERTAINTY over the political situation in Thailand is apparently not shared by French investors in the aeronautical industry, who have expressed confidence in the Kingdom’s push to become a regional hub for aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO).