Sun, 19 Nov 2017 18:52:36
Pol to face Matosevic for Hua Hin maindraw
Local hope Pol Wattanakul successfully staged a revenge over South Korean Yunseong Chung after he beat the old foe for the first time 7-5 6-4 to move a step closer to maindraw of the US$150,000 EA Hua Hin Open Challenger at True Arena on Sunday.
Mon, 06 Nov 2017 01:00:00
The old, the new and the restored
Three 20th-century shophouse blocks in Hong Kong are recognised with the Unesco Award of Excellence
Thu, 26 Oct 2017 11:36:43
Yasothon funeral rites draw 20,000 mourners
An estimated 20,000 mourners in Yasothon laid flowers in front of the old provincial hall on Thursday in observance of the royal funeral taking place in Bangkok.
Thu, 14 Sep 2017 16:17:42
Bye bye Basi: World's oldest captive panda dies
Shanghai - The world's oldest captive giant panda has died at the ripe old age of 37 -- more than 100 in human years -- her handlers in China said on Thursday as they gave "Basi" an emotional send-off.
Wed, 06 Sep 2017 09:41:24
Venus egdes Kvitova, to face Stephens in US Open semis
NEW YORK - Seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams became the oldest semi-finalist in US Open history at age 37 on Tuesday by defeating two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (7/2).
Fri, 25 Aug 2017 15:59:42
Like father, like son: Samsung heir convicted
Seoul - Samsung heir Lee Jae-Yong has spent his life trying to prove himself worthy of his father's legacy, and on Friday he followed in the older man's footsteps by being convicted in the same courtroom.
Sat, 05 Aug 2017 01:00:00
Historic family home takes on life as museum
PHOT Jaichansuksit, who retired early five years ago and is now 55, spent Bt9 million of his savings to transform his more-than-230-year-old traditional Thai home in Samut Songkhram into the Old Siam Heritage Museum.
Fri, 28 Jul 2017 10:05:00
New city hotel for Khao San
Travellers who remember the Viengtai Hotel in the old town area of Bangkok can now stay in its new incarnation, the ibis Styles Bangkok Khaosan Viengtai on Rambuttri Road.
Fri, 14 Jul 2017 06:46:56
Masterful Venus oldest Wimbledon finalist for 23 years
LONDON - Venus Williams became the oldest Wimbledon finalist for 23 years on Thursday as the American star ended Johanna Konta's history bid with a masterful 6-4, 6-2 win.
Wed, 12 Jul 2017 07:39:30
History girls Konta, Venus into Wimbledon semi-finals
LONDON - Johanna Konta became the first British woman to reach the Wimbledon semi-finals for 39 years on Tuesday, while five-time champion Venus Williams also made history as the oldest semi-finalist since 1994.
Sat, 08 Jul 2017 07:22:02
UNESCO puts Hebron on endangered heritage list, outraging Israel
WARSAW - UNESCO on Friday declared the Old City of Hebron a Palestinian world heritage site in danger, sparking outrage from Israel which said the decision denied a Jewish claim to an ancient burial cave that is also sacred to Muslims.
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 11:08:58
Old-age pension eligibility to be extended to 60 years old
The Social Security Office (SSO) will amend the law to extend the eligible age to collect the old-age pension from 55 to 60, meaning insured people can remain in the workforce until age 60.
Sun, 18 Jun 2017 16:15:00
Traditions in hair
The old Thai proverb about teaching a woman to be a good wife inspired female artist Imhathai Suwatthanasilp to create a series of artworks from hair that will go on show in her solo exhibition “Ruan Sam Nam See” (“7 elements”) at Numthong Gallery from July 22 to August 31.
Sun, 11 Jun 2017 01:00:00
EU leaders have submitted to an alien invasion
As the old adage says, people get the government they deserve. Conversely, a country’s leaders are indicative of the level of awareness, backbone and moral fibre of the people.
Tue, 06 Jun 2017 12:10:49
Japanese, 82, builds a game app for fellow seniors
The oldest attendee at Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference being held in San Jose, California, is 82-year old Masako Wakamiya from Japan, who created a mobile game called Hinadan for people in her age group.