Thu, 17 May 2018 06:42:20
The oldest (and youngest) Asian leaders
Malaysian leader Mahathir Mohamad has become world’s oldest head of state. How does he compare to other Asian leaders?
Tue, 15 May 2018 01:00:00
Jesus, real or not, had a lesson
Re: “The Old Testament is revelatory reading”, Have Your Say, May 12
Thu, 10 May 2018 21:27:05
It's official, Dr M is Malaysia's seventh PM... and the world's oldest
KUALA LUMPUR: Pakatan Harapan chairman Dr Mahathir Mohamad has officially been sworn in as Malaysia's seventh Prime Minister.
Tue, 08 May 2018 06:25:10
Williams rolls back years to claim third world snooker title
Mark Williams fought off a stunning comeback from John Higgins to claim his third world snooker crown on Monday and become at 43 the oldest champion since Ray Reardon 40 years ago.
Sun, 06 May 2018 13:56:28
Chiang Mai cites concern for houses below as reason for tree felling as issue goes viral
Chiang Mai Municipality has released an explanation after cutting down a tree at Klang Wiang, near the shrine at the central intersection of the old city.
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 09:33:48
Ayutthaya takes action to save century-old jujube trees in old capital
The Ayutthaya provincial administration Thursday has begun taking actions to save 1,329 ageing jujube trees in the old capital of Siam.
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 16:45:56
Thais in national costume invited to join Ratttanakosin Parade
The Ministry of Culture and Bangkok Metropolitan Administration are commemorating the 236th anniversary of the beginning of Bangkok’s Rattanakosin Period with daily activities in various locations across the old city from April 21 to 25.
Mon, 16 Apr 2018 18:57:21
Family Day for Krabi’s 111 year old granny
The house of the oldest citizen in Krabi, 111-year-old Pliew Petchpuang, in Plaipraya district, was filled with the buzz of her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren as they gathered for Family Day and Thai New Year on Monday.
Tue, 27 Mar 2018 15:12:02
Marijuana dragnet in Nakhon Phanom snares two, lets another escape
Two Lao men were arrested in Nakhon Phanom’s Muang district late Monday night for allegedly smuggling 209 kilograms of marijuana across the Mekong River near the old residence of the provincial governor.
Tue, 27 Mar 2018 01:00:00
Mudman’s Paris deal whets appetite for global push
MUDMAN Public Co Ltd aims to strengthen its market position as a restaurant operator in Europe and Asia after bedding down its acquisition of one of the oldest restaurants in Paris, Le Grand Vefour.
Sun, 25 Mar 2018 17:41:02
88-year-old woman earns doctoral degree in Japan
Kyoto - Kiyoko Ozeki, an 88-year-old professor emeritus of Tokai Gakuen Women’s Junior College, was given a doctoral degree Saturday by Ritsumeikan University for her practical studies over more than 30 years of a kind of clothing believed to be the oldest in Japan.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 01:00:00
Oldest Holocaust survivor recalls life in Nazi Austria
Even before the Anschluss, Austrians had the Nazi symbol hidden under their lapels,” says Marko Feingold, the oldest living Austrian survivor of the Holocaust.
Wed, 07 Mar 2018 07:36:07
Termites sacrifice their elderly in ant wars: study
When termites go to war, the oldest soldiers fight on the front lines, being closer to death anyway, a study revealed on Wednesday.
Thu, 01 Mar 2018 01:00:00
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.
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 08:22:54
Top of the world: Federer, 36, becomes oldest number one
Roger Federer became the oldest world number one on Friday when the 20-time Grand Slam title winner reached the semi-finals of the Rotterdam Open.