Thu, 26 Apr 2018 01:00:00
Tokyo Tatemono, Raimon Land in Bt9-bn tie-up
TOKYO Tatemono’s Bt9-billion tie-up with local developer Raimon Land (RML) ushers in a new era for Bangkok’s vibrant property market where land prices have started to climb again after years of consolidation.
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 01:00:00
Nepal’s mountains should be made safer for climbers
April 18, 2014 started out as just a regular day for Abiral Rai, a young mountain guide. But it became a time of unexpected horror when he bore witness to an avalanche that swept through the Everest region. In this avalanche, 16 mountain guides lost their lives.
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 09:59:57
Asian markets rise as Wall St, N.Korea provide positive lead
Asian markets climbed Wednesday following a rally on Wall Street as easing trade and Syria concerns allowed investors to concentrate on earnings and upbeat data, while fresh news on US-North Korea talks also provided support.
Tue, 10 Apr 2018 01:00:00
AI to get last word on stenography’s future
AT THE start of his career, Li Zhengjie would scour the streets, wander university campuses and even climb skyscrapers to drum up business. He quickly realised that being a freelance stenographer is hard work even before you've landed a client.
Fri, 06 Apr 2018 10:42:34
Chinese double amputee to climb Everest after ban revoked
A Chinese climber who lost both legs to frostbite on Everest four decades ago is hoping to finally reach the summit after Nepal's top court overruled a controversial government ban on blind and double amputee climbers.
Mon, 02 Apr 2018 10:14:31
Tokyo drives Asia stocks higher in light holiday trade
Tokyo stocks led Asian markets higher on Monday, shrugging off disappointing business confidence data to climb slightly higher in thin holiday trade.
Wed, 28 Mar 2018 01:00:00
Want to know exactly why riding elephants is so cruel?
Re: “PETA should stop criticising and climb aboard elephant welfare campaign”, Have Your Say, March 24.
Sat, 24 Mar 2018 01:00:00
PETA should stop criticising and climb aboard elephant welfare campaign
Re: “Baseless attack on PETA deflects from problem of elephant abuse”, Opinion & Analysis, March 21.
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 18:33:41
Del Potro bounds up ATP rankings after beating Federer
Former US Open champion Juan Martin Del Potro climbed two places to sixth in the ATP rankings released on Monday after he defeated Roger Federer in the Indian Wells final.
Tue, 06 Mar 2018 08:22:14
Now for world top 30, says in-form Kiradech
Thai No 1 Kiradech Aphibarnrat has set himself a goal of breaking into the world’s top 30 after climbing to a career-best of No 36 in the wake of his top-five finish at the World Golf Championship in Mexico City yesterday (Thailand time).
Mon, 26 Feb 2018 15:25:32
‘Gang of sinners’ face complaint for climbing on Ayutthaya temples
The director of the Ayutthaya Historical Park, Sukanya Bua-nerd, filed a police complaint on Monday morning against a group of Thai visitors who climbed on to temple platforms to pose for souvenir photos.
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 10:09:16
Driver runs after 18-wheeler flips, blocks Pathum Thani Road
The driver of an 18-wheel trailer truck disappeared after his truck climbed over a U-turn bridge’s concrete wall and flipped, blocking the outbound Phaholyothin in Pathum Thani early on Friday.
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 01:00:00
Singapore’s non-oil exports climb 13 per cent
SINGAPORE'S trade got off to a strong start in 2018, with growth in non-electronics exports more than making up for the second straight month of decline in the electronics sector.
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 14:23:03
Woman climbs into X-ray machine with handbag at China train station
A train commuter went through extreme lengths to keep her valuables by her side during a security check at a station in China, when she climbed into an X-ray machine while holding on to her handbag.
Tue, 13 Feb 2018 09:22:02
US climber killed in Mexico volcano tragedy
An American citizen died and another was airlifted to hospital after an excursion to reach Mexico's highest summit -- the inactive Citlaltepetl volcano -- turned to disaster, authorities said Monday.