Thu, 20 Sep 2018 15:55
Nu Skin targets online sales
Personal care products and dietary supplements firm Nu Skin Enterprises Limited in Thailand has announced a business partnership with LF Logistics Limited, a logistics provider, aiming to respond to a growth of online sales which are expected to generate over 60 per cent of total sales this year.
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 14:48
China to take countermeasure after US imposes new tariffs
China will have to take countermeasures to respond to the US' fresh tariff decision, in a move to safeguard the country's legitimate interests and the global free trade order, the Ministry of Commerce said on Tuesday.
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 09:38
Elderly man drowns in Prachin Buri
A 74-year-old man drowned on Sunday evening while marking the boundary of his flooded fishpond in Prachin Buri’s Ban Sang district.
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 15:00
Sa Kaew district sees second lightning fatality in a week
A 21-year-old man was struck dead by lightning while jogging at a pond in Sa Kaew’s Ta Phraya district on Saturday evening.
Tue, 04 Sep 2018 11:42
Man found electrocuted at Pathum Thani fish pond
A Pathum Thani man catching fish in a private pond was electrocuted sometime overnight Monday, probably by inadvertently grabbing a live electric wire ringing the pond to prevent poaching.
Fri, 31 Aug 2018 01:00
The many joys of Ueno Park
As if the green surrounds of this Tokyo oasis weren’t enough, its museums teem with knowledge
Wed, 29 Aug 2018 13:41
Girl, 4, drowns in Loei pond
A four-year-old girl looking for her grandmother fell into a pond in a village in Loei and drowned after school on Tuesday, police said.
Tue, 28 Aug 2018 17:06
Here’s how Nike responded to the banning of Serena Williams’ catsuit
We all cheered for Serena Williams when she got back in the game after giving birth to her daughter. She’d wear full compression power suits to prevent blood clots, “I feel like a warrior in it, like a warrior princess kind of, [a] queen from Wakanda.
Tue, 28 Aug 2018 01:00
Thailand’s cryptocurrency scandal must not derail fintech momentum
The daily media headlines covering the latest Bitcoin scandal to hit Southeast Asia read like a Hollywood script. Indeed a local actor nicknamed “Boom” is now part of the mix. As this story unfolds and governments respond, it is important that the further development and application of financial innovations in the region not be unintentionally undercut.
Mon, 20 Aug 2018 18:38
Half of HR pros report finding new talent in aviation sector ‘a challenge’: IATA
More than 73 per cent of respondents expect the major areas of job growth in the aviation sector to be in ground operations, customer service and cabin crew, according to the results of a survey by the International Air Transport Association of human-resources (HR) professionals in the industry
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 09:48
How Bhutan's monarchy is unique
Responding to one of the graduates' question on the form of monarchy in Bhutan before it was reinstated as the constitutional democratic monarchy at the ongoing National Graduates Orientation Programme (NGOP) in Thimphu, former chairperson of the National Council, Dasho Sonam Kinga said that Bhutan's monarchy was unique but never absolute.
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 13:09
Don’t videotape a suicide, doctors say – save that life
If you encounter someone standing on a high ledge pondering suicide, don’t whip out the phone camera – talk to them, however briefly.
Thu, 02 Aug 2018 08:30
Prachin Buri cyclist drowns in roadside pond
A 60-year-old woman has been declared dead from drowning after falling into a roadside pond in Prachin Buri’s Ban Sang district on Wednesday evening while cycling home, police said.
Thu, 02 Aug 2018 01:00
Befuddled by ‘bonking’ and God on a plane
Hear hear, Ye Olde Pedant! I read the letter from Paul and having not read the Pedant’s original text wondered what disgusting word he’d passed through the censor. Oh my God! “Bonk”? Well responded, sir; Paul is indeed being very pedantic with Pedant.
Tue, 31 Jul 2018 09:45
A fond farewell to Garry Shanding
You’re either the happiest person I know,” Judd Apatow once told his friend and mentor, Garry Shandling, “or you’ve completely lost your mind.” Shandling responded, “That’s about right.”
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