• Wed, 16 Jan 2019 01:00
    A holiday that won’t break the bank
    Already operating in Bangkok and Phuket as well as in neighbouring Cambodia and the Philippines, Lub d now offers visitors to Samui the chance to experience its “social hotel” concept with the opening of Lub d Koh Samui Chaweng Beach, which opens its doors on Friday (January 18).
    sleep
  • Mon, 14 Jan 2019 01:00
    “Strike Back” gets back into action
    The action-packed Cinemax drama series “Strike Back” will kick off its sixth season same time as the US on Saturday January 26 at 10am with a same day encore at 9pm. The series will also be available on HBO GO via AIS Play and AIS Playbox”.
    movie & TV
  • Thu, 10 Jan 2019 01:00
    In India’s ancient Varanasi, temple of doom destroys old neighbourhood
    India’s ancient city of Varanasi is clearing the way for a grand temple corridor by razing hundreds of houses, wiping away its oldest neighbourhood and upsetting locals.
    opinion
  • Thu, 10 Jan 2019 08:00
    Thai parks’ protectors must recognise ethnic group's rights, experts say
    THAILAND must follow the example of neighbouring countries and honour the constitutional right of Karen people in Phetchaburi’s Kaeng Krachan National Park to live on what has been their ancestral land for centuries, say academics.
    national
  • Tue, 08 Jan 2019 01:00
    Canada too dependent on US to gain from China
    As neighbouring countries and close partners, Canada and the United States share common interests in various fields. But despite that, the two countries’ relations have seen twists and turns, including trade disputes, recently.
    opinion
  • Mon, 07 Jan 2019 16:36
    Air pollution back with a vengeance in greater Bangkok
    With the joy of the New Year holidays having just passed, the woe of air pollution has again struck people in Bangkok and neighbouring provinces this week.
    national
  • Sun, 06 Jan 2019 14:00
    Smog descends again on Bangkok area
    Air pollution settled on some areas of Bangkok and neighbouring provinces again on Sunday morning, reviving fears of eye irritation and other health issues.
    national
  • Thu, 03 Jan 2019 10:41
    Indonesia seeks answers to forced labor allegations
    The government has asked Taiwanese authorities to explain allegations of forced labor involving Indonesian students enrolled in its New Southbound Policy (NSP) scholarship program.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 29 Dec 2018 11:45
    6.9-magnitude quake strikes off southern Philippines: USGS
    A 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck off the southern Philippine island of Mindanao on Saturday, monitors said, adding that a tsunami threat was possible for parts of the Philippines and neighbouring Indonesia.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 22 Dec 2018 10:35
    Plea for help for bed-ridden mother, son in Samut Prakan
    Neighbours and officials of a condominium in Samut Prakan have called for government agencies to step in to help an elderly mother and her son who have been bed-ridden for months.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 21 Dec 2018 01:00
    BORDER TRADE TIPPED TO GROW 4% IN 2019
    The International Institute for Trade and Development forecasts that Thailand’s border trade will see growth of 4 per cent in 2019 compared with this year, reflecting sustained demand for Thai products from neighbouring countries, the institute's director and secretary, Kamalinne Pinitphuvadol, said yesterday.
    Economy
  • Wed, 19 Dec 2018 11:27
    Ailing Korat woman twice rejected for state welfare
    An ailing Nakhon Ratchasima woman who lives on handouts from her neighbours says she has twice been turned down for a state welfare card.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 19 Dec 2018 09:00
    “True Detectives” returns to the small screen
    Starring Oscar winner Mahershala Ali and created by Emmy nominee Nic Pizzolatto, “True Detective” returns for its third season in the New Year with two episodes debuting backtoback on Monday January 14 at 9am, with a same day encore at 9pm. Single episodes, six in all, will be screened on Mondays at the same time and the series will be available in Thailand on HBO GO via AIS PLAY and AIS PLAYBOX.
    movie & TV
  • Wed, 19 Dec 2018 09:29
    Firefighters hospitalised after blaze rips through old Bangkok community
    Five firefighters were injured while battling a fire that swept through an old Bangkok neighbourhood late on Tuesday night.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 17 Dec 2018 06:31
    Powerful blast at Japan restaurant injures 42
    A powerful blast ripped through a restaurant in northern Japan late Sunday, injuring 42 people, starting fires that took hours to bring under control and leading several neighbouring buildings to collapse, officials and reports said.
    Breaking News
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