Mon, 08 Apr 2019 01:00
Students’ board game tackles teen pregnancy
ALARMED by numerous social-media posts singing the praises of teenagers getting pregnant prematurely, five schoolgirls spent two years developing a board game called Fortune Condom.
Sat, 09 Mar 2019 17:14
Japanese woman confirmed as world's oldest person aged 116
A 116-year-old Japanese woman who still enjoys studying math and playing board games has been recognised as the world's oldest person, the Guinness World Records said Saturday.
Mon, 14 Jan 2019 01:00
Where the exhibits speak loud than words
Sweden’s “Museum of Failure” features the Trump board game
Sat, 01 Dec 2018 01:00
A roll of the dice
In Iraq, an ancient board game is making a comeback
Sun, 17 Jun 2018 01:00
Board game teaches financial literacy to Klong Toei slum teens
A GROUP of university students have now introduced to Thailand’s biggest slum community “a practical board game” for the purpose of promoting financial literacy among teenagers.
Tue, 23 May 2017 15:06
Google AI programme beats top-ranked Go player
SHANGHAI - Google's computer programme AlphaGo beat the world's top-ranked player in the ancient Chinese board game Go on Tuesday, re-affirming the arrival of what its developers tout as a ground-breaking new form of artificial intelligence.
Tue, 15 Mar 2016 12:29
Google's AlphaGo gets 'divine' Go ranking
SEOUL - Google's artificial intelligence (AI) program AlphaGo has been awarded the highest Go grandmaster rank, reserved for those whose ability at the ancient board game borders on "divinity", South Korea's Go Association said Tuesday.
Fri, 24 Jul 2015 14:14
Excited about board games
Two bangkok area cafes roll the dice and move customers out of the digital realm
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 01:00
Board game still being used to teach Thais about democracy
Though Thailand has been run by a military regime since the May 22 takeover, the Sim Democracy board game is still being used in Thai high schools to teach students the basics of democracy.
Sun, 06 Jul 2014 00:00
Log off, it's your turn
With the pick of a card and a roll of the dice, fun is to be found in the decidedly non-digital board game