Wed, 23 May 2018 06:44:18
Trump administration moves to lift ban on bear baiting in Alaska
The Trump administration on Tuesday presented a plan to roll back Obama-era rules preventing hunters in some protected zones in Alaska from luring bears with bait including bacon and donuts, and using spotlights at den sites to hunt black bear cubs and sows.
Mon, 21 May 2018 01:00:00
Why we must put Tibet back on the international agenda
In 2001, when Beijing was selected to host the 2008 Summer Olympics, expectations were high that China’s human rights performance would improve in the international spotlight. Even Chinese officials predicted change. As Beijing’s mayor said at the time, hosting the games would “benefit the further development of our human rights cause”.
Tue, 08 May 2018 01:00:00
Probes into cosmetics, supplements put actress in spotlight
AS SIX FOOD supplement products now face airtime suspension pending probes, and a famous actress’s product is under scrutiny for exaggeration, police yesterday searched the office of a company whose Bangkok market’s premises were last week subject to five raids related to suspected illegal cosmetics and food supplement products and whose ex-cop advisor allegedly tried to stop the police operation.
Tue, 08 May 2018 01:00:00
Satun under rabies spotlight as suspect cow put down
LIVESTOCK officials have euthanised a cow that had just given birth out of suspicion that it might have caught rabies. Raised in a pen in Satun’s Muang district, the cow was bitten by a stray dog late last month.
Tue, 01 May 2018 13:00:00
Chinese favourites come to life
The Dusit Thani Bangkok’s Mayflower restaurant turn the spotlight on Peking Duck this month, with an “all-you-can-eat” selection of dishes including Peking Duck for dinner every Monday to Friday.
Tue, 01 May 2018 01:00:00
Is Kim Jong-un showing the world his real face?
Last week’s historic inter-Korean summit put South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in the spotlight, with the talks and events held at the truce village of Panmunjeom becoming a sort of coming-out party for the leader of one of the most isolated countries in the world.
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 13:10:00
A tribute to ancient Ayutthaya
Boutique hotel Sala Ayutthaya shines the spotlight on Thai creativity and artistry with the new exhibition “Portraying Ayutthaya” by nationally acclaimed artist Suwatchai Tubtim.
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 07:37:05
FINTECH SPOTLIGHT: The rapid rise of the robo-adviser
Will robots eventually replace humans?
Tue, 10 Apr 2018 01:00:00
‘Death Island’ in the news again after rape claim by British woman
KOH TAO off Surat Thani province is in the spotlight again after a British woman claimed a 26-year-old French man had raped her in a hotel on the island.
The woman, whose name has been withheld, first alerted her mother in the UK to the alleged attack.
Sun, 08 Apr 2018 01:00:00
Pro-junta New Alternative Party will support PM candidate of party with the most seats
AS THE FIRST NEWLY registered political party to receive the junta’s approval to convene meetings, the New Alternative Party has come under the media spotlight and been closely watched by political observers.
Sun, 01 Apr 2018 01:00:00
Thai contemporary art prospers among Asia’s best in Hong Kong
THAI contemporary art has been sharing the spotlight at Art Basel Hong Kong, Asia’s biggest art gathering, though the focus is diffused among announcements of upcoming events in Bangkok and South Korea and the individual artists represented at the fair.
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 01:00:00
Future Forward kicks off in the right gear
THE NEWLY registered Future Forward Party has come under the media spotlight and into public attention for a variety of reasons – not just because of the “progressive” and “anti-dictatorship” image it is portraying, but also the fact that it is appealing to young voters.
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 01:00:00
Travel Mart sails into Pattaya
The Ocean Marina Yacht Club in Pattaya moves into the spotlight as a new destination for Thailand Travel Mart Plus Amazing Gateway to the Greater Mekong Subregion 2018.
Mon, 26 Feb 2018 00:40:48
The Thai Internet economy almost doubles in two years, says Google report
SOME US$13 billion (Bt408 billion) was invested in Southeast Asia’s Internet economy since 2015, including a strong acceleration of investment between 2016 and 2017, according to the “e-Conomy Southeast Asia Spotlight 2017” report.
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 07:03:32
#MeToo controversy dominates Berlin filmfest opening
Stars and activists seized on the opening of the Berlin film festival Thursday to spotlight the #MeToo movement, expressing hope that rampant sexual abuse in the global entertainment industry can be stopped.