• Thu, 23 May 2019 09:18
    FIFA drops plans for 48-team 2022 World Cup
    FIFA shelved a proposed expansion of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to 48 teams on Wednesday, dealing a blow to the world football body's president Gianni Infantino.
  • Thu, 23 May 2019 01:00
    More diverse, more audience-friendly
    New and very young faces are being seen among the audiences at SIFA 2019
  • Tue, 30 Apr 2019 01:00
    At IFA Berlin 2019, ‘connected living’ to be key concept
    THE growing importance of 5G, artificial intelligence, voice recognition and connectivity may be a double-edged sword for South Korean tech companies—it allows them to maintain the upper hand in the sector but also provides room for a growing number of competitors, according to organizers of IFA Berlin, Europe’s largest consumer electronics show.
  • Tue, 09 Apr 2019 13:39
     Air strike halts Libya flights as thousands flee clashes
    Tripoli - Fighting raged around Tripoli and an air strike closed its only functioning airport Monday, as Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar defied international calls to halt his advance on the capital.
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  • Sun, 07 Apr 2019 01:00
    EU ministers pile pressure on Haftar to halt Libya offensive
    EU foreign ministers on Saturday upped pressure on Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar to halt his offensive on Tripoli, urging the strongman to commit to a political solution.
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  • Sat, 06 Apr 2019 14:10
    'Asian football crisis' as controversial chief gets new term
    Asia's football chief and FIFA's second-in-command Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al Khalifa received a fresh, four-year term on Saturday, triggering complaints from campaigners who said regional soccer was in "crisis" over human rights.
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  • Sat, 16 Mar 2019 18:11
    Khungying Patama attend  QOC's 40th Anniversary celebration
    H.H. Sheikh Joaan Bin Hamad Bin Khalifa Al-Thani, President of Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC), invited IOC member  Khunying Patama Leeswadtrakul and Dr. Somsak Leeswadtrakul, Advisor to President of the National Olympic Committee of Thailand and the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA), to join the 40th Anniversary of the QOC at Marsa Malaz Kempinski in Doha on  March,14 2019.
  • Wed, 13 Mar 2019 01:00
    Inner agonies of urban refugees
    SEA Junction in collaboration with the TIFA Foundation is holding the exhibition “Inside Out: Bodymaps of Bangkok Refugees” from March 19 to 31 on the curved wall of the 4th floor of the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC). The show displays paintings created by urban refugees living in Bangkok.
  • Tue, 05 Mar 2019 10:20
    VAR likely for Women's 2019 World Cup say FIFA
    The FIFA Referees Committee has recommended the use of video refereeing technology (VAR) for the 2019 Women's World Cup, the sport's governing body said on Monday.
  • Sat, 23 Feb 2019 01:00
    Chelsea banned from signing new players for next two transfer windows
    London - Premier League club Chelsea have been banned from signing new players in the next two transfer windows as punishment for breaking rules on registering under-age players, FIFA said on Friday.
  • Fri, 25 Jan 2019 17:36
    Bahraini held in Thailand a 'test' for FIFA: ex-Aussie captain
    Former Australia football captain Craig Foster said on Friday a Bahraini refugee player held in Thailand is a 'test' for FIFA, as rights groups try to duplicate the asylum success story of a Saudi woman who avoided deportation from the country.
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  • Thu, 17 Jan 2019 07:38
    A 48-team Qatar World Cup only possible if Doha agrees: official
    Any decision by FIFA to increase the 2022 World Cup to 48 teams will only be made in agreement with hosts Qatar, a senior Gulf tournament organiser said Wednesday.
  • Fri, 28 Dec 2018 16:53
    Yogya musicians to hold tribute concert for Seventeen, tsunami victims
    Yogyakarta's musicians are to hold the "Tribute to Seventeen" free charity concert on Saturday, Dec. 29, in response to the Sunda Strait tsunami that claimed hundreds of lives, including three of Seventeen's band members, its road manager, a crew member and the wife of frontman Riefian "Ifan" Fajarsyah.
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  • Tue, 25 Dec 2018 14:32
     Indonesian pop group singer to bury wife killed in tsunami
    Jakarta - Riefian "Ifan" Fajarsyah, the frontman of popular Indonesian pop group Seventeen was to bury his wife Tuesday, compounding a tragedy that saw his three bandmates also killed when a tsunami tore into their open-air concert.
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  • Sun, 09 Dec 2018 01:00
    Asian football boss faces two challengers for presidency
    Asian Football Confederation president Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa will face two challengers when he seeks a fresh term at an election in April, the football body said Saturday.
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