Wed, 02 Jan 2019 12:48
Ikea eyes further expansion in Southeast Asia
Ikea Southeast Asia, which owns and operates stores in Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand, has released its 2018 annual report, revealing its continued success in offering millions of people a wide range of well-designed and functional home-furnishing products at affordable prices according to its vision: “To create a better everyday life for the many people.”
Mon, 03 Dec 2018 01:00
International agreements broken, nationalism stirred: is history repeating?
Whenever I find myself reading one of the many letters concerning the relative merits of the incumbent US president, the words of that excellent Siegfried Sassoon World War I poem “ The General” inadvertently spring to mind:
Sat, 10 Nov 2018 12:37
Phadeng, a breathtaking viewpoint in Vangvieng, Laos
The Phadeng viewpoint and the climb to reach it are among the many breathtaking activities to be experienced in Vangvieng district, Vientiane province.
Fri, 09 Nov 2018 01:00
Zen and the art of makeup
A Japanese monk reveals the many faces of selflessness
Sun, 28 Oct 2018 04:00
Boar smuggling risks swine fever ravaging pork industry
Thailand’s South is facing a big risk from African swine fever, due to the many wild boars that have been smuggled in via its shared border with Malaysia.
Fri, 31 Aug 2018 01:00
The many joys of Ueno Park
As if the green surrounds of this Tokyo oasis weren’t enough, its museums teem with knowledge
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 15:12
Asian Games dollmaker seeks to share happiness, empower people
A doll manufacturer in Malang, East Java, is among the many businesses that has benefited from the upcoming Asian Games.
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 01:00
Footwear with a smile
Adding to its playful collection, Keds x Little Miss presents a return to childhood by creating a whimsical collection of sneakers that speak to the many roles played by women living in the modern world.
Thu, 05 Jul 2018 01:00
No credit for the English divers who made first contact?
Among the many YouTube videos covering the Thailand cave rescue, one albeit brief video (39 seconds) showed the moment the two divers found the 12 boys and their football coach.
Thu, 01 Mar 2018 01:00
Ex-protest leaders ready to return with new parties
AMONG THE many political parties expected to be registered later this month, two new ones will be formed with the blessings of former protest leaders who appear to have been disillusioned by the old-style politics blamed for the country’s latest military coup more than three years ago.
Tue, 30 Jan 2018 01:00
Sniffing out the rich odours of Southeast Asian languages
We Filipinos pride ourselves on the many “smell” words we have in our languages, but it seems this phenomenon is common to tongues across Southeast Asia and the Pacific.
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 01:00
A message of deepest gratitude to a great media veteran
I have stage fright. To people who know me or who have ever seen me speak in public, that’s probably one of my worst-kept secrets. Not that Suthichai Yoon cared, though. Among the many achievements of one of Thailand’s best-known and most respected veteran journalists was forcing me in front of a TV camera.
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 18:02
Prawit: I will quit if NACC finds me guilty
As pressure from critics mounted on him, Deputy Premier and Defence Minister General Prawit Wongsuwan yesterday offered to resign if he is found guilty by the corruption watchdog of any wrongdoing regarding the many luxury watches he has worn over recent years.
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 01:00
The many charms of Jeju isle
Dramatic sea vistas and lava formations add to the allure of South Korea's balmier latitudes
Mon, 13 Nov 2017 01:00
Coping with the many challenges of globalisation
Looking at the different summits that are taking place in our region this week, one cannot but be inspired by the high-mindedness that seems to have summoned the world’s most powerful statesmen to this part of the world at this time.