Mon, 13 Aug 2018 01:00
Gentlemanly manners will be repaid
Seemingly having too much time on his hands, Nigel Pike emphatically proves the old aphorism that the devil makes work for idle hands.
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 01:00
Indonesia set one week out from 2018 Asian Games
Indonesia has set aside worries about terrorism, street crime and Jakarta's notorious traffic, saying it is ready to roll for the Asian Games in a week's time.
Wed, 08 Aug 2018 09:33
Twitter chief defends not booting Infowars
Twitter chief Jack Dorsey defended Tuesday his company's decision to allow far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones to use the platform to spread his message, saying he hasn't broken user rules.
Wed, 08 Aug 2018 09:22
Najib charged with three counts under Anti-Money Laundering Act
KUALA LUMPUR - Najib Razak has been charged with three counts under Section 4 (1)(b) of Anti-Money Laundering Act, Anti-Terrorism Financing Act and Proceeds of Unlawful Activities Act (Amla) 2001 on Wednesday (Aug 8).
Sun, 05 Aug 2018 17:00
Plan to turn former inmates into arborists proposed
A project is in the pipeline to train soon-to-be-released and newly released inmates to become arborists so they have better shot at getting a career and becoming socially reintegrated.
Sat, 04 Aug 2018 06:17
Spotify dumps 'specific' far-right Alex Jones podcast episodes
The world's largest streaming service Spotify has removed podcast episodes of American far-right radio show host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for breaching its policy against hate speech.
Wed, 01 Aug 2018 01:00
If you bomb homes, you’re terrorists not freedom fighters
Re: “If you heard a child being tortured next door, would you politely knock?” Have Your Say, July 27.
Tue, 31 Jul 2018 01:00
How China’s travel boom expands soft power and distributes $115 bn in hard cash
A VIBRANT economy boosts tourism, strengthens soft power - that zip file-like aphorism, when uncompressed, would unfold a fascinating story of a delicately interlinked travel ecosystem involving China and the rest of the world.
Mon, 30 Jul 2018 01:00
Astronaut dreams of Mars migration after lake discovery
Japanese astronaut Norishige Kanai came back to earth last month but is still dreaming of space, especially after the discovery of an underground lake brought mankind one step closer to unravelling the mystery of life on Mars.
Thu, 26 Jul 2018 09:45
Motorist killed in Ayutthaya crash
A driver was killed when his car crashed into the rear of a 22-wheel trailer truck stopped at a red light in Ayutthaya’s Bang Pa-in district early Thursday morning.
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 16:34
Motorist jailed for threatening woman with knife
The South Bangkok district court on Saturday sentenced a male driver to two months and 15 days in jail for threatening a female driver with a knife after he drove against the traffic to cut in front of her car.
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 01:00
In Bangkok, you can’t get there from here
Compared to the thrilling rapidity of the dramatic cave rescue in Chiang Rai, the travelling life of the average Bangkok commuter has continued to be remarkably slow. Motorists are used to that, of course, but riders of the BTS Skytrain have abruptly been deprived of their accustomed fast lane.
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 13:23
Motorist saves depressed woman from jump off Chachoengsao Bridge
A motorist who stopped to take photos from the Bang Pakong Bridge happened to foil an intended suicide bid by a depressed woman on Tuesday morning.
Mon, 02 Jul 2018 12:00
The Rhine River inspires the new Oris diver-friendly timepiece
Swiss watchmaker Oris underlines its commitment to environment with a limited edition of the Source of Life collection inspired by the River Rhine and highlighting the plight of the world’s water sources.
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:11
Celebrations, tears as Saudi Arabia overturns ban on women driving
Saudi women celebrated taking the wheel for the first time in decades Sunday as the kingdom overturned the world's only ban on female motorists, a historic reform expected to usher in a new era of social mobility.