Thu, 13 Sep 2018 01:00
Stories of horror and courage
The new film “Hotel Mumbai” adopts a chilling but sensitive approach to the 2008 attack
movie & TV
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 01:00
The pain and pleasures of fame
“Heart Attack” director by Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit goes deep into the stories of the 26 young ladies the public know as BNK48
movie & TV
Sat, 16 Jun 2018 23:00
Getting a glimpse of refugee’s life
Amnesty International Thailand organises an exhibition, “The Past, The Present and The Future: Stories of Hope for Refugees”, to raise the awareness about the situation of refugees in Thailand at Siam Square One from now until this Sunday, from 11.30am to 9pm.
Sat, 11 Nov 2017 01:00
Indonesia under the spotlight
The 28th Singapore International Film Festival’s Focus series this year shines spotlight on the practice of filmmaking in Indonesia as an embodiment of the spirit of independence and community and has as its theme “Histories of Tomorrow: Indonesian Cinema after the New Order”.
movie & TV
Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:45
Juventus, the story
Netflix recently confirmed that “Juventus FC” will be streamed as a television docu-series following the stories of the famous Italian football club, consisting of 4 hour-long episodes with a worldwide release slated for early 2018.
movie & TV
Sun, 30 Jul 2017 01:00
The deep South you’ve never seen
We normally learn about the stories of distant people and places by reading or listening – a literary understanding of the world that spread with the expansion of formal education and print-capitalism. But during the Age of Discovery, Europeans’ curiosity about exotic lands and their strange natives grew stronger than words could satisfy, giving rise to picture books.
Sun, 16 Jul 2017 01:00
Foreign activists to tell the story of Pai Dao Din
A GROUP of international activists is launching a campaign called “Bring the World to Pai” to tell the stories of Jatupat Boonpattararaksa, also known as Pai Dao Din, and other political prisoners, as well as to tell the world about the current situation in Thailand.
Sat, 15 Jul 2017 13:37
International activists meet Jatupat, plan to tell the world his story and the Thai situation
A group of international activists are launching a new campaign called “Bring the World to Pai”, to tell the stories of Jatupat Boonpattararaksa aka Pai Dao Din and other political prisoners as well as tell the world about the current situation in Thailand.
Sat, 17 Jun 2017 01:00
Q&A Bar mixers dive into the mystic
Flights are now boarding for a dramatic excursion into the histories of your favourite drinks
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 19:30
PM suggests looking to country’s future rather than focusing on ‘stories of the past’ as plaque mystery rumbles on
The mystery continues over the recent replacement of a plaque marking the Siamese Revolution of 1932 as Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha, while promising to investigate the matter, suggested that attention should be paid to the future of Thailand rather than to stories of the past.
Mon, 13 Mar 2017 13:00
New exhibition reveals secret history of Rome's Colosseum
Thanks to some archaeological detective work based on discoveries made during a spruce-up, a new exhibition recounts some of the untold stories of Colosseum.
Sat, 04 Feb 2017 09:16
Pakistan: The lesser-known histories of an ancient land
Long before the emergence of the great Indus Valley Civilisation on the banks of River Indus 5,000 years ago, the earliest known people to make present-day Pakistan their home were the Soanians.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 12:29
Miss Universe contestants give pep talk to youngsters
THEY MAY NOT have been bullied for their looks, but several Miss Universe beauty queens shared similar stories of beating the odds with children burdened with cleft lips and palates in an empowerment session.
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 10:36
Myanmar pursuing 'ethnic cleansing' of Rohingya: UN official
TEKNAF, Bangladesh - Myanmar is carrying out "ethnic cleansing" of Rohingya Muslims, a UN official has reportedly said, as horrifying stories of gang rape, torture and murder emerge from among the thousands who have fled to Bangladesh.
Sun, 03 Jul 2016 01:00
Acting together can save the world
IN BANGKOK last month, Lamiya Morshed, executive director of Bangladesh’s Yunus Centre, proudly shared the success stories of Grameen Bank, the centre’s first social business, which in past years has branched out to cover many more of the underprivileged