• Fri, 16 Nov 2018 01:00
    Differences among us are no cause for alarm
    Mr Pike’s letter (“Boys are boys... ”, November 14) warns of subversive, wicked forces within British education looking to undermine the binary of sex, among other things too horrifying to repeat. 
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  • Tue, 13 Nov 2018 01:00
    Root causes of tourism plunge are being ignored
    The government is rightfully alarmed at the drop in tourists, with figures for October down 14.89 per cent on last year and 11.77 per cent down from August 2018.  The junta, however, is not attacking the root causes of the plunge.
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  • Tue, 06 Nov 2018 01:00
    As Thai English proficiency drops, a timely lesson from China  
    News that Thailand has dropped 11 places in the international English-proficiency ranking is alarming. A closer look at how regional neighbours are winning the battle to master English suggests self-education is a key element missing in Thailand.  
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  • Tue, 16 Oct 2018 14:31
    US alarmed by China's 'predatory' practices: Mattis
    The United States is alarmed by China's increasingly muscular military presence and "predatory economic practices" towards smaller countries in Asia, defence chief James Mattis has said on his way to the region.
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  • Sat, 13 Oct 2018 01:00
    A clear statement from Thai Immigration, please!
    There has been a lot of talk recently, most of it incomplete, ill-informed, alarmist or confused, about Thai Immigration’s recent bid to tighten up the rules requiring expatriates here on either marriage or retirement visas to show that they have the required funds.
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  • Fri, 12 Oct 2018 11:50
    'Winter is coming', Indonesian leader warns amid economic gloom
    Indonesia's president Friday turned to blockbuster television show "Game of Thrones" to sound the alarm over global trade tensions at an economic conference, warning that "winter is coming."
  • Fri, 12 Oct 2018 08:34
    Trade war megatrends alarming: Mahathir
    Malaysia's Prime Minister Maha­thir Mohamad, who returned here to attend an Asean meeting after 15 years, says Malaysia is concerned over the megatrends involving the trade war between major powers.
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  • Sat, 06 Oct 2018 15:10
    UK seeks 'urgent explanation' as Hong Kong bans journalist
    Hong Kong's decision to effectively blacklist a senior Financial Times journalist required an "urgent explanation", the UK said Saturday, as foreign governments sounded the alarm over eroding freedoms in the former British colony.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 01:00
    UN raises concerns about Thailand’s attitude toward human rights activists
    Thailand is among 38 countries named by the United Nations for having an alarming and shameful attitude towards human rights defenders. 
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  • Thu, 13 Sep 2018 01:00
    Swedish voters seduced by white suprematism
    Nazi salutes provide cause for alarm wherever they are witnessed, but there is an added frisson when they are seen on the streets of Germany. Somewhat similarly, the idea of Sweden – a byword for European social democracy – flirting with the far right evokes a sense of despair.
  • Fri, 07 Sep 2018 01:00
    Netflix sounds Love Alarm
    “Love Alarm”, the South Korean original series based on the popular webtoon by comics author Chon Kyeyoung, will go into production this year and bring a unique romantic drama to the Korean original series lineup on Netflix.
    movie & TV
  • Thu, 06 Sep 2018 07:17
    'TREASON?' asks Trump as op-ed says staff are against him
    Top members of Donald Trump's administration are so alarmed by his "erratic" and "amoral" behavior they are actively working to undermine him, an anonymous senior official wrote in The New York Times on Wednesday.
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  • Mon, 03 Sep 2018 01:00
    AMLO sounds alarm over cryptocurrency-fuelled scams
    THE MONEY laundering watchdog is considering creating its own digital wallet to tackle cybercrime related to cryptocurrencies, an Anti-Money Laundering Office (AMLO) official said at a Bangkok seminar last week.
  • Thu, 23 Aug 2018 01:00
    Teens swap reading time for social media, says new research
    New research published by the American Psychological Association has found that the number of teenagers reading is dropping at an alarming rate, as young people shun books, newspapers and magazines in favour of social media.
  • Tue, 14 Aug 2018 06:41
    More minors with fake passports trying to leave Philippines
    Immigration officials at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) are alarmed over the growing number of underage Filipino women who try to leave the country and work abroad using fraudulent travel documents.
    Breaking News
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