Thu, 15 Nov 2018 14:51
Death toll from California wildfires rises as 130 still missing
The toll in the deadliest wildfires in recent California history climbed to 59 on Wednesday as authorities released a list of 130 people still missing.
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 09:00
The grandest opening party of all time
A new chapter in shopping history on the West bank of the Chao Phraya River, Iconsiam opened last weekend to great fanfare and a massive traffic jam.
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 01:00
A primitive idea thatbelongs in history’s dustbin
Re: “Woman at centre of Pakistani blasphemy row leaves jail,” World, November 9.
Tue, 06 Nov 2018 01:00
Import expo a milestone for China’s opening-up
The grand expos and fairs China has held at different times in history serve as milestones in its development journey.
Mon, 05 Nov 2018 11:56
Hidden history: Radar probes mass graves from Khmer Rouge era
A man walks gingerly over a small field in rural Cambodia, pushing a lawnmower-like contraption that deploys ground-penetrating radar to unearth clues of mass graves.
Tue, 30 Oct 2018 09:48
German nurse serial killer on trial over 100 deaths
Former nurse Niels Hoegel, accused of killing more than 100 patients in his care, will go on trial Tuesday in the biggest serial killing trial in Germany's post-war history.
Mon, 29 Oct 2018 06:50
IBM buys software company Red Hat for $34bn in bid for cloud dominance
IBM said Sunday it has reached a deal to buy open source software company Red Hat for $34 billion, among the biggest tech mergers in history which the computing giant said would enhance its cloud offerings.
Mon, 29 Oct 2018 01:00
Thailand’s unlikely EPL HERO
VICHAI SRIVADDHANAPRABHA TOOK AN UNFASHIONABLE TEAM AND ACHIEVED ONE OF THE MOST REMARKABLE FEATS IN FOOTBALL HISTORY
Mon, 29 Oct 2018 01:00
Master of the big deal
VICHAI Srivaddhanaprabha, 60, is the key figure behind the huge success of King Power International, Thailand’s duty-free shopping giant, and has bagged many big deals in Thailand’s business history, including their latest acquisition – the MahaNakorn development project, Thailand’s tallest mixed-use tower – at Bt14 billion.
Sun, 28 Oct 2018 10:17
Synagogue gunman kills 11 in America's worst anti-Semitic attack
Pittsburgh - A gunman faces 29 federal charges of violent crimes after he opened fire during a baby-naming ceremony at a synagogue in the US city of Pittsburgh on Saturday, killing 11 people and injuring six in the deadliest anti-Semitic attack in recent US history.
Thu, 25 Oct 2018 01:00
Thai history already holds answer to good governance – it’s not coups
New army chief General Apirat Kongsompong is to be praised for his candour in admitting that another coup d’etat is possible if political unrest returns – thereby unwittingly confirming that the 2014 coup has been a total failure in reconciling us.
Wed, 24 Oct 2018 14:01
Khashoggi killing: Trump slams 'worst cover-up ever'
US President Donald Trump charged Tuesday that a Saudi operation to kill journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Riyadh's consulate in Istanbul had given rise to "one of the worst cover-ups" in history.
Tue, 23 Oct 2018 14:32
Tinseltown in stills
The Beverly Hills Hotel marks another milestone in its history by hosting the latest fine art exhibition by photographer Gray Malin that’s on view until Friday.
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 16:12
New Pompeii evidence rewrites Vesuvius eruption history
A newly-discovered inscription at Pompeii proves the city was destroyed by Mount Vesuvius after October 17, 79 AD and not on August 24 as previously thought, archaeologists said Tuesday.
Sun, 07 Oct 2018 21:11
China-Asean Strategic Partnership sets new course for cooperation, prosperity
Today is a big day in the history of China-Asean relations. On October 8, 2003, leaders of China and Asean countries gathered in Bali, Indonesia and put their signatures to the Joint Declaration on Strategic Partnership for Peace and Prosperity. China thus became the first dialogue partner to have a strategic partnership with Asean.