• Tue, 21 May 2019 01:00
    AIA, Medix offer personal medical management
    AIA Group Limited is predicting that its customers across the Asia-Pacific region are set to benefit from a landmark partnership agreement with global health management company Medix, according to a joint press statement yesterday.
  • Fri, 17 May 2019 17:23
    Taiwan approves same-sex marriage in first for Asia
    Taiwan's parliament legalised same-sex marriage on Friday in a landmark first for Asia as the government survived a last-minute attempt by conservatives to pass watered-down legislation.
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  • Thu, 09 May 2019 01:00
    A million species threatened with extinction, are we one of them?
    Humanity is rapidly destroying the natural world upon which our prosperity – and ultimately our survival – depends, according to a landmark UN assessment of the state of Nature released on Monday.
  • Wed, 08 May 2019 01:00
    Indigenous ‘guardians of Nature’ under siege
    From Amazon rainforests to the Arctic Circle, indigenous peoples are leveraging ancestral know-how to protect habitats that have sustained them for hundreds and even thousands of years, according to a landmark UN assessment of biodiversity released Monday. 
  • Sat, 04 May 2019 17:55
    With joy and unity, Thais celebrate historic coronation
    The Grand Palace and Rajdamnoen Avenue, landmarks of “Old Bangkok”, shone brilliantly with warm yellow lights on Friday night, a night before the Royal Coronation of HM King Maha Vajiralongkorn.
  • Tue, 16 Apr 2019 18:00
    Holidaymakers flock to Chai Nat river oasis to escape heat
    Many Songkran holidaymakers this week sought refuge at a new Chi Nat landmark created by locals seeking to “turn a crisis into an opportunity”.
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  • Tue, 16 Apr 2019 09:46
    Thais share memories of Notre Dame visits, send thoughts to the French
    A TV personality, as well as a marine expert who had recently visited the Notre-Dame Cathedral before it was largely destroyed by a huge blaze on Monday local time, have written in memory of the city’s iconic landmark.
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  • Tue, 16 Apr 2019 02:58
    Notre Dame Cathedral: Paris landmark
    PARIS -The famed Paris The famed Paris Notre Dame cathedral, engulfed in flames on Monday, is Europe's most-visited historic monument and emblem of France, pulling in some 12 to 14 million people each year.
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  • Thu, 11 Apr 2019 15:19
    South Korea's Constitutional Court orders abortion ban be scrapped by end of 2020
    The Constitutional Court ruled Thursday that the country’s decades-old abortion ban runs counter to the Constitution, overturning its 2012 decision.
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  • Sat, 06 Apr 2019 14:25
    Brussels boy to pee-cycle after landmark leak inquiry
    Brussels' famous landmark, the Manneken-Pis, is an insouciant celebration of going with the flow -- but even carefree little boys can go too far.
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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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  • Wed, 27 Feb 2019 01:00
    Rice tariffication, new BSP charter ‘credit positive’: Moody's
    TWO LANDMARK measures signed into law by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte this month — one expanding the mandate of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) and another liberalising the rice trade — are expected to enhance the country’s financial and macroeconomic stability, according to debt watcher Moody’s Investors Service.
  • Sun, 24 Feb 2019 11:18
    Pope to wrap up landmark Vatican child abuse summit
    Pope Francis was set to address the Catholic Church Sunday at the close of a landmark Vatican summit on a paedophilia crisis that has devastated lives in countries across the globe.
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  • Sun, 17 Feb 2019 01:00
    Trump's border wall 'emergency' faces tough legal hurdles
    Washington - President Donald Trump's declaration of an emergency Friday to build a border wall immediately drew legal challenges that could easily escalate into a landmark test of the balance of power between the White House and Congress.
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  • Fri, 15 Feb 2019 10:50
    Danthai and Chikkarangappa receieve OWGR points following wins on their local circuit
    Singapore -  Chikkarangappa S. and Danthai Boonma have both become landmark champions on their home Tours.
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