Mon, 11 Jun 2018 01:00
Tokyo hopes solar roads lead to a greener power grid
The Tokyo metropolitan government has announced plans to introduce the new technologies of “solar roads” that collect energy from the sun via solar panels installed beneath the surface of roads, and “power-generating floors” that generate electricity by using the vibrations created by people walking, according to sources.
Wed, 06 Jun 2018 13:46
Japan 'drone-brella' promises hands-free sun cover
It's the hands-free experience you never knew you needed -- a Japanese company has developed a drone-powered parasol it says can hover over users, protecting them from the sun.
Sun, 03 Jun 2018 08:44
Two race finale wraps up successful 2018 Samui Regatta
Samui – The sun teased and the wind held steady on the final day of the 2018 Samui Regatta. Race Officer Ross Chisholm set two windward/ leewards for the keelboat and multihulls classes while it was a three-race showdown for the Hydrofoil Kites off Mae Nam Beach.
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 17:59
See the sun at its Bangkok overhead zenith April 27 at 12.16pm
Bangkokians would be able to see the sun at its highest position – 90 degrees above their heads where shadows will be at the minimum level possible – at 12.16pm on April 27, a senior official at the Science and Technology Ministry’s National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand (NARIT) said on Thursday.
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 01:00
Alibaba deal paving way for a monopoly?
Re: Alibaba deal no monopoly threat: PM, The Sunday Nation, April 22
There is a monopoly threat.
Mon, 16 Apr 2018 01:00
The same old Songkran story
Re: “Road accidents continue higher trend even as revellers defy heat to celebrate Songkran”, April 15, 2018, The Sunday Nation
Mon, 09 Apr 2018 01:00
Misplaced sense of nationalism?
Re: Is nationalism our ‘Love Destiny’? (April8, 2018, The Sunday Nation)
Fri, 30 Mar 2018 16:06
Cambodia and Thailand the highest death rate per head of young Brits : the Sun
Britons under 40 are more likely to die in Cambodia and Thailand than any other countries in the world, a Sun online investigation has revealed.
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 01:00
The dark side of Facebook
Facebook is an invention based on the sunny side of human nature – the desire to share, to participate or to contribute to a community where we belong. In fact, it’s an offshoot of the nerd culture that prefers freedom of expression over the attempt to centralise in any shape or form.
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 17:00
Piaget goes for the sunny side of life
Luxury Swiss watchmaker, Piaget, recently celebrated its new global concept, “Sunny Side of Life” with local distributor ST Dimension transforming the stunning Gaysorn Crystal Box with its 270 degree view of Bangkok into a space to capture the sun-filled magic of the Piaget lifestyle.
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 01:00
What Teerakiat’s moment in the sun tells us
The education minister showed integrity and then backed away from it, allowing Prayut to crow about Cabinet unity
Mon, 12 Feb 2018 01:00
Kudos for a true Thai patriot
Re: How a US-based Thai exposed watch scandal, Feb 11, 2018, The Sunday Nation
Sat, 10 Feb 2018 01:00
Music for young ears
Born in south of France and based in Asia for the last six years, DJ and producer Hugo Canterra mans the decks at Levels Club & Lounge on Sukhumvit Soi 11 on Thursday starting at 9pm.
Tue, 30 Jan 2018 01:00
Pavilions Phuket offers ‘Pavilion Passions’
The Pavilions Phuket, one of the island’s most acclaimed boutique luxury resorts with a unique, idyllic location on the sunset coast overlooking stunning Layan Beach, is encouraging guests to follow their passions with a series of personalised in-villa holiday experiences.
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 15:04
Dimming the Sun to cool Earth could ravage wildlife: study
Geoengineering schemes designed to deflect some of the Sun's planet-warming rays would backfire if suddenly discontinued, wiping out species and entire ecosystems, a study published Monday warns.