• Wed, 07 Nov 2018 15:37
    Worker drowns in Samut Prakan wastewater pond
    A worker's body was found floating in a wastewater treatment pond of a cloth dying factory in Samut Prakan's Phra Pradaeng district, a forest sometimes known as Bangkok’s “lung”, on Wednesday morning.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 06 Nov 2018 02:00
    Prisons to ban sale of tobacco products and cigarettes
    A NEW REGULATION will ban the sale of cigarettes and tobacco at all prisons across the country to reduce the number of inmates falling sick or dying from respiratory diseases, Corrections Department director-general |Pol Colonel Narat Savettanan said.
    national
  • Thu, 01 Nov 2018 07:08
    Robotic surgery for cervical cancer boosts death risk
    A minimally invasive, robotic surgery commonly used for performing hysterectomies in women with early stage cervical cancer actually boosts the risk of a woman dying, researchers warned on Wednesday.
    lifestyle
  • Tue, 02 Oct 2018 01:00
    Innoveller drives digitisation of express bus industry in Myanmar
    DOMESTIC travellers in Myanmar no longer need to queue up at the bus stations for their tickets thanks to an innovative back-end infrastructure network developed by three young technicians who returned to Myanmar to establish Innoveller Co after studying and working overseas for years.
    Corporate
  • Tue, 25 Sep 2018 09:53
    About 200,000 rai of rice fields in Korat affected by drought
    Rice plants in some 200,000 rai (32,000 hectares) of fields in Nakhon Ratchasima’s eight districts are dying due to the lack of water after months without rain, an agricultural official said on Tuesday.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 24 Sep 2018 06:59
    Number of Asian Children Dying Before Their Fifth Birthday
    Although there has been a remarkable decrease in the death rate of children under five in Asia, there are many countries in the region that are still struggling to contain the mortality rate and provide a better survival for the children to stay alive beyond five.
    ASEAN+
  • Mon, 10 Sep 2018 06:54
    Dying senior activist pushes for different funeral culture in South Korea
    Last month, Kim Byung-guk attended his own funeral. The 85-year-old, who was diagnosed with stage 4 prostate cancer last year, asked the attendees not to wear black.
    lifestyle
  • Mon, 10 Sep 2018 01:00
    Free press is dying in Myanmar as ‘massive climate of fear’ crushes journalists
    A Myanmar court last week found two Reuters reporters guilty of breaching a colonial-era law and sentenced them to seven years in prison in a landmark case that many international observers see as a bellwether for the fate of free press in the country.
    opinion
  • Tue, 04 Sep 2018 01:00
    Dying with dignity
    The soon-to-open Pink Park Village, which combines a hospice for the terminally ill and underprivileged as well as convalescence services, is reliant on people's genorosity. You too can do your bit
    lifestyle
  • Mon, 27 Aug 2018 12:09
    Nine out of 10 Malaysian students work while studying: HSBC survey
    University student working rates are high globally at 83% and in Malaysia, nine in 10 students work whilst studying, most commonly because they need additional money (66%), according to a HSBC survey.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 24 Aug 2018 06:54
    Zero tolerance: no safe level of alcohol, study says
    Even an occasional glass of wine or beer increases the risk of health problems and dying, according to a major study on drinking in 195 nations that attributes 2.8 million premature deaths worldwide each year to booze.
    lifestyle
  • Sun, 19 Aug 2018 15:27
    New Zealand Education Fair
    The New Zealand Education Fair 2018 on August 25 will give people an opportunity to learn about studying and living in the country.
    national
  • Fri, 17 Aug 2018 16:12
    Vietnam's caged bears dying off as bile prices plummet
    Two moon bears are gently removed from the cramped cages where they have been held for 13 years, rescuers carefully checking their rotten teeth and matted paws before sending them to their new home in a grassy sanctuary in northern Vietnam.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 11 Aug 2018 15:47
    Dying fashion model begs potential saviour for stem cell donation
    The family of a fashion model, who is dying of leukemia, made a Facebook post on Saturday begging a possible donor match to change his mind and donate his stem cells to save the model’s life.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 11 Aug 2018 09:40
    US jury orders Monsanto to pay $290mn to cancer patient over weed killer
    A California jury ordered chemical giant Monsanto to pay nearly $290 million Friday for failing to warn a dying groundskeeper that its weed killer Roundup might cause cancer.
    ASEAN+
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