• Wed, 24 Apr 2019 01:00
    Farmers eye rich harvest as drought lifts in world’s opium basket
    A vast field of towering white poppies sways gently in the breeze, silky petals sometimes tumbling to the ground, a visible marker of the resilience of Afghanistan’s lucrative opium trade.
  • Tue, 23 Apr 2019 01:00
    The wounded fight on in India’s political ‘killing fields’
    P Jayarajan slowly raises his left hand and pointed to a gap where a thumb had been hacked off before flagging a deep scar on his other arm – proud war wounds from a past Indian political campaign.
  • Tue, 23 Apr 2019 01:00
    Poppies bloom across Afghanistan as drought eases
    A vast field of towering white poppies sways gently in the breeze, silky petals sometimes tumbling to the ground, a visible marker of the resilience of Afghanistan’s lucrative opium trade.
  • Mon, 22 Apr 2019 12:06
    Woman, 79, dies in grass fire in Phitsanulok
    A 79-year-old woman died after setting fire to a field of dry grass beside her house in Phitsanulok’s Phrom Phiram district Sunday evening, police said.
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  • Sun, 21 Apr 2019 12:00
    Barcelona can wait as Klopp eyes Cardiff and Huddersfield
    Jurgen Klopp is adamant that their upcoming Premier League matches against Cardiff and Huddersfield are just as important as their mouth-watering Champions League semi-final against Barcelona as they chase down a domestic and European double.
  • Sat, 20 Apr 2019 01:00
    Rites of passage
    Young Tai Yai boys become novices in an annual ceremony that draws visitors from far afield
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  • Fri, 19 Apr 2019 14:28
    Flawless Sekito steals the lead
    Penang, Malaysia -  Japan’s Naoki Sekito sizzled with an eight-under-par 64 to surge one shot clear of the field in the penultimate round of the PGM ADT Penang Championship on Friday.
  • Fri, 19 Apr 2019 13:58
    Eun-hee Ji holds 2-stroke lead @ LOTTE Championship
    First-round leader Nelly Korda shot a second-round 4-under 68 and was the clubhouse leader at -13 until Eun-Hee Ji’s 7-under 65 bumped her out of the lead in the afternoon. Ji eagled the par-5 No. 1, made six birdies and bogeyed the 18th en route to a 68 and is currently leading the field by two strokes through 36 holes at Ko Olina.
  • Mon, 15 Apr 2019 10:33
    Gay mayor from 'Rust Belt' America to launch presidential bid
    Chicago - Pete Buttigieg, the gay, liberal mayor of a small American city in the conservative bastion of Indiana, was expected to officially launch his presidential bid Sunday, joining a crowded field of Democrats vying for their party's nomination in 2020.
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  • Wed, 10 Apr 2019 06:35
    Liverpool ease past Porto to close on Champions League semis
    Liverpool closed in on a Champions League semi-final meeting with Barcelona or Manchester United after sweeping aside Porto 2-0 in the first leg of their quarter-final tie at Anfield.
  • Sun, 07 Apr 2019 11:40
    Phetchaburi van crash ends schoolboys’ field trip
    Eight students and a teacher from Narathiwat and the driver of their van were injured when it struck a tree in Phetchaburi at 2am on Sunday.
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  • Sat, 06 Apr 2019 12:54
    Skills strategy needed, Microsoft says
    Thailand urgently needs a workforce skills development plan to take advantage of the capabilities of artificial intelligence (AI) as workers skilled in such fields will be in demand for the jobs of tomorrow.
  • Fri, 05 Apr 2019 01:00
    Royal Enfield  steps up role for Thailand
    INDIA-based Royal Enfield, a unit of Eicher Motors Ltd (EML) and a global leader in mid-sized motorcycles, has formed a wholly-owned subsidiary in Thailand to strengthen its presence in the Asean region, managing director Siddhartha Lal said yesterday.
  • Wed, 03 Apr 2019 01:00
    Beautiful field of white awaits visitors to Phitsanulok’s Phuhin Rongkla National Park
    Those who have no plans yet for the long upcoming holiday during the Songkran festival might wish to consider visiting Phuhin Rongkla National Park in Phitsanulok province, where a field of white flowers known locally as “white roses” awaits them.
  • Tue, 02 Apr 2019 13:48
    Watch : HRH Princess Sirindhorn reveals feeling sick in helicopter due to burning of fields
    HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn recently had first-hand experience of air pollution caused by the burning of fields.
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