Fri, 22 Feb 2019 01:00
Beware revealing graphic details of charcoal suicides, media is warned
FOLLOWING a significant number of recent charcoal-burning suicides in Thailand, the Public Health Ministry’s Mental Health Department is urging the media to avoid giving too many details of how the deaths occurred, out of fear that such reports could lead to copycat deaths.
Sat, 08 Dec 2018 18:49
70 arrested in Brussels during 'yellow vest' protest
Around 70 people were arrested Saturday in the Belgian capital Brussels during copycat "yellow vest" demonstrations rocking neighbouring France, police said.
Wed, 21 Nov 2018 11:37
Copycat killing adds another death to litany of school rivalry mayhem
One of the technical-school students accused of shooting dead a young man from a rival school on October 12 has said they were retaliating for the killing of an alumnus of their school.
Sat, 11 Aug 2018 01:00
China flexes its technological prowess
The former nation of copycats produces a scientific marvel with its latest supercomputer
Sat, 14 Apr 2018 01:00
Here’s why you shouldn’t believe all the copycat claims on the internet
These days it’s easy to plagiarize just about anything through technology. It is also easy to make people think that something is true, when it isn’t. It wouldn’t even be a surprise if you have encountered works that were plagiarized blatantly and yet, people behind it are still proud of it.
Fri, 22 Dec 2017 14:46
Indonesian fan attempts suicide following Jonghyun‘s death
SEOUL: Following Jonghyun’s untimely death that spread grief around the globe, an Indonesian female fan’s recent suicide attempt has sparked a possible copycat suicide alert.
Wed, 20 Dec 2017 09:58
Doctors fear copycat deaths after K-pop star’s suicide
Concerns have arisen over possible copycat suicides by young fans following the death of South Korean boy band lead singer Kim Jong-hyun.
Tue, 22 Aug 2017 01:00
Samsung Bioepis targets EU for launch of copycat drug
KOREAN BIOTECH firm Samsung Bioepis is expected to take the lead in the race to get a copycat version of Roche’s Herceptin to market in Europe, as India’s Biocon withdrew its filing.
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 20:01
Samsung Bioepis likely to launch first Herceptin biosimilar in EU
Korean biotech firm Samsung Bioepis is expected to take the lead in the race to get a copycat version of Roche’s Herceptin to market in Europe, as India’s Biocon withdrew its filing.
Mon, 01 May 2017 16:04
Three arrested for ‘copycat’ bank robbery in Nonthaburi using fake bomb
Police have arrested two men and a teenager for allegedly robbing a Nonthaburi bank of Bt300,000 using a fake bomb in a crime one suspect said they had copied from a video clip that when viral on YouTube.
Mon, 11 Jul 2016 01:00
Star Alliance: A model for global connectivity
THE global airline alliance model is envied by many other businesses despite the ups and downs in the aviation industry. In fact, Star Alliance is a perfect business school case study for other copycats, Pana Janviroj reports from Frankfurt
Mon, 07 Mar 2016 01:00
Kids try, but they just can’t beat the original masters
Fans of Phanom Thian, author of the classic jungle-adventure novel series “Petch Pra Uma”, are rallying to his defence after he came in for fierce criticism for demanding an end to copycat versions.
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 01:00
Copycat poised to pounce in Paris
Cheap knockoffs of runway fashions appear almost instantly, and little can be done about it
Mon, 08 Jul 2013 00:00
A rubber duck or a copycat?
The huge rubber duck floating in Hong Kong harbour in the beginning of June became a star attraction and stimulated a rash of replicas across China. Although the rubber duck, a 16.5-metre-high bright yellow art installation designed by Dutch artist Floren
Thu, 23 May 2013 00:00
Copycat culture earns a deserved reputation
Re: "US keeps Thailand on priority watch list", May 3.