Wed, 29 May 2019 01:00
Speak no evil: Monkey experiments offer clues on the origin of language
Green and vervet monkeys live on either side of Africa and their evolutionary paths diverged 3.5 million years ago, and yet the two species share a hard-wired vocabulary when faced with danger, clever experiments have shown.
Sat, 15 Sep 2018 01:00
Putin makes sure there’s never hard evidence
Yingwai’s attempt to make a case for a naive and innocent Putin is short-sighted and pathetic. It is, of course, true that hard evidence will never be found to support accusations against the Russian leader, who remains widely admired in his country. Putin is too clever for that.
Wed, 25 Jul 2018 01:00
Clever Harding hopes to taste success again at the Royal Cup
Chon Buri - Newly-crowned Asian Tour winner and member Justin Harding of South Africa is hoping to ace another stern test with his intelligent game plan at the Royal Cup which begins on Thursday.
Thu, 28 Jun 2018 01:00
Why do we cage animals that can be as clever as Koko?
In news last week we learned that Koko had died – the gorilla whose remarkable sign-language ability and love of kittens helped change the world’s views about the intelligence of animals.
Sat, 12 May 2018 01:00
Manila warms to Beijing and feels heat of missiles
How clever and masterful is China’s President Xi Jinping: Without waging war, indeed without firing a shot, he has scored an immense strategic victory in the South China-Philippine Sea, which siphons $5 trillion of annual maritime traffic in East Asia.
Thu, 03 May 2018 01:00
Clever city clusters may solve a global challenge
In a debate on “Urbanisation: Testing the City Cluster Model” that we (Asian Development Bank officials) participated in at the Boao Forum for Asia in South China’s Hainan province in April, all the panelists agreed that integrating cities and urban systems in coordinated city clusters is a global challenge.
Sat, 07 Apr 2018 01:00
Mega-hit serial pays tribute to diplomatic genius of King Narai
A MEGA-HIT historical TV soap opera not only transports viewers to the Siamese Kingdom of three centuries ago, but also re-enacts clever diplomatic moves by the most prominent king of the period.
Sun, 08 Oct 2017 01:00
Making ‘Hay’ with Ikea icons
Swedish and Danish talent converge in the clever new Ypperlig collection
Wed, 09 Aug 2017 17:11
From cinema to Facebook Live – clever, yet stupid
Petaling Jaya - In a rare show of ingenuity, a Malaysian showed his “mastery” of communications technology – and for all the wrong reasons.
Fri, 12 May 2017 19:15
Tattoo master pays lip service to cosmetics market with ‘mystical’ new fancy gloss range
WHO NEEDS a clever brain to be silver-tongued? All you have to do is put faith in a magical “Sarika Lip” by Thailand’s famous tattoo master Ajarn Noo Kanpai.
Mon, 08 May 2017 01:00
Young inventors win with ‘Clean Boat’
WHIZ KIDS have come up with a number of clever inventions for water conservation at the Thailand Junior Water Prize 2017 contest.
Thu, 02 Feb 2017 08:09
Tennis: Sharapova boxes clever as return nears
MOSCOW - Maria Sharapova said Wednesday she refused to feel sorry for herself during her doping ban, occupying her time by studying at Harvard, writing a book and even learning how to box.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 17:02
Putin says 'clever' Trump will soon grasp weighty role
MOSCOW - President Vladimir Putin in an interview aired Sunday called US President-elect Donald Trump intelligent and predicted he would quickly grasp his new level of responsibility and act accordingly.
Sun, 20 Nov 2016 01:00
Talk about cutting edge!
Here's a clever idea - tote bags and gear for the office that double as cutting surfaces
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 01:00
Life (or something like it)
Playwright, director and actor Nophand Boonyai makes a clever comeback with a sophisticated dark comedy