Fri, 07 Sep 2018 01:00
Reasons to beware of Chinese bearing gifts
Beware of Greeks bearing gifts,” the priest Laocoon warned the people of Troy in Virgil’s “Aeneid”. His warning was famously ignored and the city fell to the invading Greek army from across the sea, thanks to the equally famous Trojan Horse ruse.
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 01:00
The reasons to mourn Kofi Annan
Witness the cruel irony in Myanmar trampling on his legacy at the very moment of his passing
Thu, 10 May 2018 02:00
Most Thai varsities downgraded in new educational listings
THAILAND HAS MORE reasons to worry than to rejoice over the Times Higher Education’s just-released rankings for higher-education institutes in emerging economies.
Wed, 03 Jan 2018 18:42
Two great reasons to head to the St Regis
Decanter, a restaurant at the St Regis Bangkok, has Spanish tapas, wines and sangria on offer all this month.
Wed, 07 Jun 2017 01:00
Trump gives the world more reasons to save our planet
Once in a while there comes a time when just a single action changes for better or for worse the course of the world. The 21st century, during its short span, has experienced quite a few such moves, with one being made by the leader of the richest and strongest country of the world on Thursday.
Tue, 16 May 2017 10:53
AirAsia Fernandes’ China dream come true
Tan Sri Tony Fernandes has reasons to smile, as for the past 10 years he has been dreaming of setting up a low-cost airline in China, and now, he seems to have gotten his way.
Sun, 14 May 2017 10:25
Twentyfour good reasons to Smile
All 24 RitzCarlton hotels in Asia Pacific are taking part in brand’s global charity campaign Smile Asia Week by creating an edition of specially crafted cakes to sell on www.SmileAsia.org.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 01:00
Don’t make Cobra Gold an exercise in vanity
Junta may have reasons to gloat over the turnout this year, but the real test is how soon and how well democracy can return
Fri, 06 Jan 2017 01:00
What lawyers don’t get about Duterte
Law works best when it reflects shared intuitions and morals. Otherwise, many would find ways and reasons to bend or break it. This is partly why legal systems across continents and centuries have strikingly similar rules and principles. People follow them because they channel natural tendencies in ways that benefit their communities. Law structures life, and so life follows law.
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 06:57
Many reasons to believe Berlin crash was 'attack': minister
BERLIN - German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere said there were many signs that the crash of a lorry into a bustling Berlin Christmas market on Monday was an attack.
Mon, 25 Jul 2016 01:00
Civil society groups say draft violates rights
43 bodies spell out reasons to reject charter in ballot
Fri, 15 Jul 2016 01:00
NDM’s leaflets on charter deemed a crime, but EC will not press charges
THE ELECTION Commission (EC)’s Somchai Srisuthiyakorn and the charter drafters have initially agreed that the distribution of New Democracy Movement (NDM)’s “Seven Reasons to Reject the Charter” leaflets was illegal, warning that further distribution, eit
Mon, 20 Jun 2016 01:00
Nine reasons to back Thailand’s UN Security Council bid
The last time Thailand sat in the United Nations Security Council was three decades ago, from 1986-87. Now, it is about time to move on to a different journey faced with rougher terrain and plateaus. Since the country formally announced its candidature f
Fri, 17 Jun 2016 01:00
Lessons America can learn from Singapore
I am a naturalised Singapore citizen, having surrendered my United States passport in 2010 after living here for three decades and marrying into a local family. I have many reasons to count my blessings as a member of a diverse and enlightened community.
Wed, 15 Jun 2016 06:42
A walk on the wine side
Great wine, craft beers, magnificent scenery and miles and miles of coastline are just some of the reasons to spend time in western australia