• Mon, 15 Apr 2019 17:48
    Locally created glaucoma apps win at Geneva inventions contest
    Thai ophthalmologists won three bronze medals at the 47th International Exhibition of Inventions held in Geneva, Switzerland from April 10-14, Dr Sakchai Vongkittirux, a lecturer at Thammasat University’s Department of Ophthalmology who led the team of Thai representatives on Sunday.
  • Wed, 14 Nov 2018 06:56
    'Incomparable' pink diamond smashes record at Geneva auction
    An exceptionally rare 19-carat pink diamond fetched $50 million (44 million euros) at auction in Geneva Tuesday, Christie's said, setting a new per carat record for a stone of its kind.
  • Tue, 06 Nov 2018 09:15
    China rights record in spotlight at UN review
    China's mass detainment of ethnic Uighurs and its crackdown on civil liberties will likely figure high on the agenda Tuesday when countries meet at the UN in Geneva to review Beijing's rights record.
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  • Mon, 27 Aug 2018 18:17
    Myanmar army chief must be prosecuted for 'genocide': UN probe
    Geneva - UN investigators called Monday for  Myanmar's army chief to resign and for him and five other top military commanders to be prosecuted in an international court for genocide against the country's Rohingya minority.
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  • Tue, 17 Apr 2018 16:01
    Thai ophthalmologists land gold medal at prestigious Geneva innovation event
    A team of Thai ophthalmologists from the Pathum Thani-based Thammasat Eye Centre has won a gold medal at the “46th International Exhibition of Inventions Geneva” for their “uniquely selected music for reduction of anxiety and pain in patients undergoing cataract surgery”.
  • Fri, 06 Apr 2018 11:35
    Goodyear’s ‘Oxygene’ tyre has moss growing in it
    Goodyear says its latest concept tyre, introduced at this year’s Geneva International Motor Show, “quite literally brings the future of mobility to life”, offering cleaner, more convenient, safer and more sustainable urban mobility.
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  • Thu, 22 Mar 2018 15:07
    Joint UN statement condemns Cambodia's political ‘repression’
    More than 40 countries condemned what they characterised as Cambodia's escalating repression of the political opposition, civil society and media in a joint statement presented on Wednesday during a session at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva.
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  • Mon, 12 Mar 2018 07:09
    BBC urges UN to help protect rights of its Iranian staff
    The BBC said it is appealing to the United Nations in Geneva to protect the human rights of its journalists and their families as Iranian authorities escalate "years of persecution and harassment".
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  • Sun, 04 Mar 2018 19:43
    Profits, doubts in equal measure at Geneva Motor Show
    This year's Geneva Motor Show comes at a curious time for an auto world enjoying record profits yet also gripped by doubt midway through the grand transition from diesel to electric and self-driving vehicles.
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  • Fri, 02 Mar 2018 18:00
    Snowfall closes Geneva airport again
    Geneva's busy airport said it had to suspend all flights for a second consecutive day Friday, as snowstorms continued to lash the Swiss city.
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  • Sat, 03 Feb 2018 05:00
    Prayut chats about exercise with WHO head during Bangkok visit
    THE THAI prime minister yesterday expressed his pleasure as he recalled a high-level meeting last month in Geneva in which the director general of the World Health Organisation (WHO) introduced an exercise session to de-stress participants.
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:25
    Beat ageing, fly to Geneva
    The new Nescens Clinique de Genolier in Geneva, Switzerland, is being promoted as a preventive medicine and antiageing destination.
  • Thu, 21 Dec 2017 14:12
    Myanmar bans UN rights envoy from country
    Geneva - The UN's rights envoy for Myanmar said Wednesday the government had banned her from the country, adding her exclusion suggests something "awful" is happening in Rakhine state.
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  • Fri, 20 Oct 2017 15:25
    Counting down the days, hours and minutes
    Luxury brand Hermes will launch the latest edition of the Slim d'Hermes L'heure impatiente timepiece at the biennial charity auction “Only Watch 2017” taking place on November 11 in Geneva.
  • Tue, 26 Sep 2017 09:18
    Chinese vase sells for $5.2m, 10,000 times its estimated price
    A Chinese vase was sold for a record five million Swiss francs ($5.18 million) at a Geneva auction house on Sept 21, 10,000 times its original valued price of between 500 to 800 Swiss francs ($517-$828).
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