• Fri, 12 Apr 2019 01:00
    China’s ‘cabbage strategy’ is destroying national – and natural – sovereignty
    Within Philippine territorial waters in the West Philippine Sea lies the Verde Island Passage, a pristine marine sanctuary considered to be one of the earth’s most important regions of biodiversity, especially for smaller species of fish; nearby is a small mangrove reserve.
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  • Wed, 10 Apr 2019 09:00
    Thai cave boy divers explore new tunnel in Vietnam
    Hanoi - Three divers who helped rescue a Thai football team last year have made a fresh discovery in Vietnam where they explored a tunnel that could expand the footprint of the world's largest cave.
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  • Sat, 06 Apr 2019 14:07
    Maldives ex-leader makes comeback in landmark vote
    The Maldives on Saturday held its first parliamentary election since former strongman leader Abdulla Yameen was forced to stand down, with his arch-rival expected to make a big comeback in the vote.
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  • Thu, 04 Apr 2019 14:12
    Thais pray to famed shrine to avoid military conscription
    A slim young recruit wearing make-up, new fathers, nervous lovers holding hands -- diverse groups of Thais flocked to a famed Bangkok shrine this week offering prayers to avoid military conscription.
  • Fri, 12 Apr 2019 01:00
    Experience the diverse designs of Southeast Asia under one roof
    In a world where everything is connected and the latest trends tend to inspire fresh creativity, one thing seems clear: Thai design has proven to be one of the most emerging scenes in Southeast Asia. And STYLE Bangkok offers a full spectrum of lifestyle ideas and innovations.
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  • Wed, 03 Apr 2019 01:00
    Why Asean now needs a regional parliament
    In the view of many observers, Asean is a success story of regional integration. Despite its highly diverse membership, the 10-nation grouping is often rightly commended as a resilient regional security manager, institution builder, norm provider and dynamic economic block. Critics, however, deplore the state-centric and elitist nature of Asean.
  • Sun, 31 Mar 2019 01:00
    EU to probe allegations of aid diverted to Philippine rebels
    Manila - The European Union said Saturday it would investigate allegations that its aid funds were being funnelled to Philippine communist guerrillas waging a decades-old insurgency that has killed thousands.
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  • Fri, 29 Mar 2019 01:00
    The Securities and Exchange Commission or SEC is seeking public comments on proposed amendments to the rules governing material transactions (MT) and related party transactions (RPT), including execution of diverse and complex transactions arising from new business practices, and re-definition of relevant terms, according to the SEC release yesterday.
  • Fri, 29 Mar 2019 01:00
    Easter on an atoll
    Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort is holding a range of special events to mark Easter.
  • Wed, 27 Mar 2019 01:00
    RS dives into commerce, retail sector
    RS yesterday announced its new vision, following a full-stream migration to the commerce and retail business sector.
  • Tue, 26 Mar 2019 20:00
    Volunteer divers needed for Maya Bay reef restoration
    The coral reef restoration project at still-closed Maya Bay on Koh Phi Phi Ley needs more volunteer divers.
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  • Mon, 25 Mar 2019 14:41
    Boeing 787 diverted to New Caledonia with smoke from cockpit: official
    Noumea - A United Airlines Boeing 787-900 jet was diverted to the French Pacific territory of New Caledonia on Monday after reports of smoke coming from the cockpit, a local official told AFP.
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  • Mon, 25 Mar 2019 12:55
    A watch with an environmental message
    Oris joins hands with expedition swimmer Ernst Bromeis to boost environmental awareness with the launch of the Oris Aquis Date Relief watches for high-performance divers.
  • Mon, 18 Mar 2019 16:40
    Let’s all speak French
    The French language is under the spotlight this month as Alliance Francaise Bangkok plays host to the culturally diverse “Month of the Francophonie” with film screenings, concerts, live performing arts, exhibitions and playful activities.
  • Fri, 15 Mar 2019 01:00
    Locals pray for Salween River to always run free
    EGAT eyeing mega-projects that may destroy river’s ecosystem; water-diversion project will also harm Mekong, pristine forest
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