Mon, 21 Jan 2019 01:00
Retracing Hemingway’s love affair with Ronda
Recently, I revisited the famous Spanish town of Ronda to follow the trail of the late American writer Ernest Hemingway, who celebrated his last birthday there. Ronda is famous because the old town was built on high, stiff cliffs that make for truly dazzling scenery. It also has the enchanting Mina Secreta Y Jardines del Rey Moro, where former US first lady Michelle Obama visited some time ago.
Mon, 14 Jan 2019 16:15
Panda celebrates first birthday in Malaysian zoo with ice cake
Kuala Lumpur - A giant panda born in a Malaysian zoo celebrated her first birthday Monday with a cake made of ice in front of adoring visitors.
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 12:00
Beauty awards mark Numero Thailand’s seventh birthday celebration
Numero Thailand, the popular magazine that reports on art, fashion, design and culture, recently celebrated its seventh anniversary with a party and a presentation of awards to the outstanding beauty products of the year in four categories with editor-in-chief Amornsiri Boonyasit doing the honours.
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 11:50
Retailers get all mousy for Mickey’s birthday
For 90 years, Mickey Mouse has resided in the hearts of fans around the globe – ever since his big-screen debut on November 18, 1928, in “Steamboat Willie”.
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 12:57
Health authorities focus on ‘first 1,000 days’
Health authorities are focusing on “The First 1,000 Days of Life” – from conception to second birthday – in a bid to improve Thais’ wellbeing, unveiling a programme at a conference in Ayutthaya that fits in with the government’s 20-year national strategy.
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 17:40
Shopee marks 12 million orders
Shopee, an e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, says it has wrapped up a record-breaking year with over 12 million orders on 12.12 Birthday Sale
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 14:52
Najib's daughter pens emotional post after his arrest on wife's birthday
PETALING JAYA: Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak's arrest on his wife's birthday has prompted his daughter to pen an emotional heartfelt post on Instagram.
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 12:45
Japan’s empress-in-waiting ‘insecure’ but vows to serve
Tokyo: Japan’s Crown Princess Masako pledged to do her best despite feeling “insecure” about becoming empress in mere months, in a candid statement released on her 55th birthday.
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 20:05
In memory of a great father and King
His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn lights candles at the Amarin Winitchai Throne Hall in the Grand Palace on Thursday to mark his father King Rama IX’s birthday.
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 17:57
Shopee has launched 12.12 Birthday Sale to mark a year of exceptional growth
Shopee gives back to users with a grand finale of spectacular promotions to round off 2018; flash sales from as low as Bt12, free shipping nationwide and the return of Shopee Quiz
Fri, 23 Nov 2018 01:00
Many happy returns
Birthday girl Ariya back in Thailand but little time off for world No1 and sister Moriya.
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 15:52
Is age just a number? Chinese official’s picture sparks national guessing game
According to his biography he is yet to reach his 40th birthday, but the official photo of a Chinese official from a remote part of the southwest has generated intense online discussion due to the apparent discrepancy between his appearance and his official age.
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 09:00
A mouse for your bracelet
Jewellery brand Pandora, best-loved for its cute charm bracelets, wishes Mickey Mouse a happy 90th birthday this Sunday with a special collaboration with Disney to celebrate the milestone.
Fri, 09 Nov 2018 18:26
'No way!' Mexico's Lopez hits birthday ace to grab LPGA lead
Gaby Lopez hit a 183-yard hole-in-one as she surged into the lead of the $2.1 million Blue Bay LPGA in China to celebrate her birthday in style Friday.
Fri, 09 Nov 2018 13:59
Ageing well at 90 years young
One of the world's most recognisable cartoon characters, Mickey Mouse is celebrating his 90th birthday on November 18, the date taken from the premiere of the successful animated short film “Steamboat Willie” in which Mickey Mouse made his theatrical debut.