Sat, 16 Feb 2019 01:00
Better bikes and new team line-ups: Buriram’s return to spotlight is nearly here
Superbike event aims to emulate acclaimed success of MotorGP.
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 01:00
How many al-Araibis will it take to change Thai policy?
Another botched case has turned unwanted global spotlight on Thailand’s treatment of political refugees
Sun, 03 Feb 2019 01:00
That was awkward—at Jokowi event, senior cleric mistakenly prays for Prabowo
A respected Muslim cleric is in the spotlight after a video of him mistakenly praying for Prabowo Subianto to become “a leader” during an event attended by President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo went viral on the web.
Mon, 04 Feb 2019 01:00
It’s all in the game
Adapted from a popular manga series, the “Chihayafuru” trilogy shines the spotlight on the popular Japanese card game known as karuta
movie & TV
Sat, 26 Jan 2019 14:49
Pope to tackle dwindling vocations to priesthood at Panama meeting
Pope Francis will meet young student priests on Saturday on the fourth day of his visit to Panama for World Youth Day celebrations, a day after the clergy sex abuse scandal haunting his papacy returned to the spotlight.
Tue, 22 Jan 2019 01:00
Thailand on its tummy
Great food from all five regions as well as cultural traditions and products come under the spotlight at this week’s Thailand Tourism Festival
Wed, 09 Jan 2019 01:00
Old restrictions, new reforms: Saudi Arabia’s treatment of women
A desperate legal fight by 18-year-old Saudi Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun to stop her deportation from Bangkok airport has yet again shone a spotlight on the treatment of women in her homeland.
Mon, 07 Jan 2019 23:53
TCEB to spotlight venue standard, promoting Thailand as Asian MICE business hub
The Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) is planning a five-year venue development model scheme (2019-2023) with the intention of promoting the Kingdom as Asia’s MICE business hub that meets international standards, as well as the centre for MICE education within Asean.
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 01:00
How beauty breaks down barriers
Social-media interest in Miss Universe is doing more than boost Thai fashion and tourism – it’s also spotlighting LGBT issues
Fri, 30 Nov 2018 01:00
Big thrust, little safety: Why Indonesia planes keep crashing
With 40 fatal accidents over the past 15 years, the country is under spotlight again
Sat, 24 Nov 2018 15:53
Taiwan vote spotlights social and political rifts
Millions of Taiwanese went to the polls Saturday in key elections which tap into a raft of divisive issues, from relations with Beijing to gay rights.
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 17:32
Painterball shines the spotlight on Moleskine
Moleskine, billed as the creators’ favourite global lifestyle brand, is collaborating with Thai rising-star artist Seatapron Korwanichakul, widely known as Painterbell – the creator of the John Lulu and Friends characters.
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 01:00
A reversal of fortune
BACK IN THE SPOTLIGHT, SUTHEP THAUGSUBAN IS HEARING FAR FEWER CHEERS THAN HE ONCE DID
Fri, 09 Nov 2018 15:38
Vietnam: South China Sea issues come under the spotlight
Discussions and forums on the South China Sea (called East Sea by Vietnam) have become sources of interdisciplinary study among scholars and researchers from the fields of politics, social policy, environment and strategy over the past decade.
Tue, 06 Nov 2018 09:15
China rights record in spotlight at UN review
China's mass detainment of ethnic Uighurs and its crackdown on civil liberties will likely figure high on the agenda Tuesday when countries meet at the UN in Geneva to review Beijing's rights record.