Fri, 20 Jul 2018 08:20
Microsoft profit climbs as cloud grows
Microsoft on Thursday said its revenue and profit climbed in the recently ended quarter as its bets on cloud computing services and artificial intelligence helped lift earnings.
Sat, 07 Jul 2018 20:00
Canadian mountaineer falls to death on Pakistan's K2
A Canadian national who was attempting to climb Pakistan's K2 mountain has fallen to his death, officials said Saturday.
Fri, 06 Jul 2018 12:57
Singapore moves to cool down resurgent property market
Singapore raised buyers' fees and tightened loan requirements from Friday to cool a resurgent property sector, warning that rising prices could be destabilising amid climbing interest rates.
Fri, 06 Jul 2018 07:46
Bird's nest collectors scour for ways into Thai cave
A team of bird's nest collectors from southern Thailand put their generations-old rock climbing know-how to use on Thursday by scouring a mountainside for openings that could lead to 12 young footballers and their coach trapped inside a flooded cave.
Thu, 05 Jul 2018 08:17
Woman who scaled Statue of Liberty to protest immigration policy arrested
A woman was arrested Wednesday after staging a dramatic protest against President Donald Trump's separation of migrant families, climbing the Statue of Liberty and forcing its evacuation on Independence Day.
Wed, 04 Jul 2018 08:43
Japanese tourist dies climbing Australia's Uluru
A Japanese tourist has died attempting to climb Australian tourist attraction Uluru, police said Wednesday, adding to the death toll on the world's largest monolith.
Sat, 30 Jun 2018 01:00
US rewards Thailand for action against human trafficking
IT TOOK A WHILE, but Thailand has climbed to an eight-year high, earning a Tier 2 ranking in the latest US Trafficking in Person (TIP) report launched by the US State Department.
Wed, 27 Jun 2018 16:48
Chinese tourists caught climbing crabs in Krabi
Chinese tourists have been caught climbing on Krabi's landmark mud crab sculptures.
Wed, 27 Jun 2018 01:00
Full-spectrum Trump heads to space, taking us all with him
Fresh from a humiliating climb-down over the caged immigrant children imbroglio, the oleaginous, tonsorially challenged one looks around to find a way to distract public opinion from a humanitarian disaster of his own making.
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 06:07
Global stocks mostly climb despite rising trade tensions
World stock markets mostly climbed Friday despite rising trade tensions, with petroleum-linked shares gaining after OPEC agreed to only a modest production increase.
Fri, 15 Jun 2018 16:03
People prepare for Eid al-Fitr holidays in Bangladesh
Bangladeshi people climb onto the roof of an overcrowded train at the Airport Railway Station in Dhaka, Bangladesh on Thursday.
Wed, 13 Jun 2018 01:00
Thailand climbs in global rankings for cost of living
CITIES in Thailand have risen in rankings for the cost of living, with Bangkok entering the global top 100 for the first time, according to a survey by ECA International, a provider of knowledge, information and software for the management firms.
Tue, 12 Jun 2018 07:12
Panuphol cracks into top 200 following Thailand Open victory
Chachoengsao - Thai hotshot Panuphol Pittayarat climbed to a career-high 190th position on the Official World Golf Ranking (OWGR) following a memorable home victory at the prestigious Thailand Open on Sunday.
Mon, 21 May 2018 16:57
One-fingered Japanese climber dies on eighth attempt at Everest
Kathmandu - A celebrated Japanese climber who lost all but one finger to frostbite on Everest has died on his eighth attempt to reach the summit, officials said Monday.
Sun, 20 May 2018 16:37
Officials mystified as man scales tower and won’t come down
A man spent the entire weekend high up a high-voltage transmission tower in Udon Thani province – and as of Sunday night officials still did not know why.