Sat, 26 May 2018 14:35
GPS app leads heavily loaded pickup to flip on uphill road in Loei
A couple returning to Phitsanulok after buying a pickup-truck load of mangoes in Loei was led by a GPS app to a steep uphill route, causing the heavy pickup to slide backward downhill and overturn early on Saturday, police said.
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 01:00
Rohingya crisis: Looking backwards and forwards
Almost 700,000 Muslim people from the self-identified Rohingya community have fled into Bangladesh since August last year, when Myanmar’s armed forces launched a massive counter-terrorist operation against a small group of Rohingya radicals who had attacked some 30 military and police outposts with knives and bamboo spears.
Sun, 25 Mar 2018 01:00
PM’s favourite TV show a backward vision of Thailand
The soap opera “Buppasannivas” is in the news. I am not a fan of Thai soaps but just to be fair I decided to struggle through a few episodes of the series.
Tue, 27 Feb 2018 10:15
Global surveys indicate uphill battle for Laos
At least three global surveys disclosed their findings recently, with all three indicating that Laos is going backwards in term of in global development rankings
Sat, 23 Dec 2017 01:00
Amazon shows how to stay in front by working backwards
AMAZON, the world’s largest online retailer by revenue and market capitalisation, has championed what it calls the “Working Backwards” (WB) process to achieve its success.
Tue, 14 Nov 2017 09:23
Scientists warn of 'giant leap backward' at climate talks
Carbon dioxide emissions are set to rise this year after a three-year pause, scientists said at UN climate talks Monday, warning that "time is running out", even as White House officials used the occasion to champion the fossil fuels that drive global warming.
Mon, 08 Aug 2016 13:40
Thai junta poll win sends country 'backwards': ex-PM
BANGKOK - A referendum victory for Thailand's ruling generals over a new constitution is a "backwards" step for the country, the toppled ex-premier said Monday as the democracy movement reels from its first poll defeat in a decade.
Sun, 07 Aug 2016 01:00
Writer all at sea backing China in territory dispute
China-excusing Robert Tang Hin Ching from Singapore is bending over backwards trying to find fault with the UN international tribunal that recently ruled against China’s claims to the South China Sea.
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 10:22
WikiLeaks releases audio from Democratic Party hack
WASHINGTON - WikiLeaks released a set of audio recordings Wednesday apparently hacked from the Democratic National Committee's servers, including a message from an irate Hillary Clinton supporter demanding the party stop "bending over backwards" for Be
Mon, 11 Apr 2016 01:00
Abhisit slams charter as a step backward
Democrats will vote to reject referendum question on empowering senate to choose the prime minister.
Mon, 08 Feb 2016 15:45
Thaksin brands charter draft as 'shoddy'
Former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra has branded the charter draft as “shoddy”, which would lead the country to become backward like Myanmar and ์North Korea.
Fri, 30 Oct 2015 01:00
Economic ministers to discuss lower WB ranking on ease of doing business
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has called for a meeting of his Council of Economic Ministers in two weeks after Thailand slipped backwards from 46th to 49th in the World Bank's ranking of 189 economies in the ease of doing business, Somchai Sujjapongse
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 01:00
Books accuse Thailand of being deadly, and democratically backward
It seems that in the Western world, one new book after another is criticising Thailand for being either "democratically backward" or a "deadly destination" for tourists.
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:00
Myanmar takes a shameful step backward
The continued jailing of journalists is a disturbing sign that reforms are in trouble
Thu, 03 Jul 2014 00:00
Sisters do it backwards
The Thai siblings behind fashion brand Sretsis launch their new autumn-winter collection from their new store at Central Embassy