Sat, 15 Sep 2018 01:00
No victory in sight
Renovation plans for Bangkok’s historic landmarks have run into a monumental disruption – who’s actually in charge of these places?
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.
Sat, 08 Sep 2018 14:20
US hampering key UN climate talks in Bangkok: sources
The United States, despite withdrawing from a landmark accord aimed at curbing climate change, is stonewalling vital UN talks in a row over how poorer nations' battle against global warming is funded, sources told AFP Saturday.
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 14:48
Facebook to broadcast La Liga games for free in Indian subcontinent
Lionel Messi, Gareth Bale and other La Liga stars will soon be beamed for free to viewers in the Indian subcontinent as part of a landmark deal with Facebook to broadcast matches, the Spanish top flight division said Tuesday.
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 12:55
Golden Globe winner and Emmy Award nominee Robin Wright returns as President of the United States in the sixth and final season of the award-winning landmark series “House of Cards”.
movie & TV
Tue, 07 Aug 2018 06:58
NY mayor signs into law new crackdown on Airbnb
New York's mayor on Monday signed into law a landmark bill forcing home-sharing platforms such as Airbnb to disclose information about hosts and imposing hefty fines for non-compliance.
Fri, 03 Aug 2018 07:04
Apple reaches new landmark with $1 trillion valuation
Apple -- the culture-changing company behind the iPod, iPhone and iPad -- hit another milestone on Thursday, becoming the first private-sector company to surpass $1 trillion in market value.
Wed, 25 Jul 2018 11:43
Mahakan Fort opens as public park
Five months after its last residents surrendered in a high-profile battle over Mahakan Fort, the early Rattanakosin-era landmark began its new life as a public park on Tuesday afternoon.
Mon, 23 Jul 2018 01:00
Shaping up a new landmark in Bangkok
RAMA IV Road is becoming a new landmark in Bangkok with major property companies developing mixed-use complexes of luxury hotels,office buildings and retail outlets.
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 07:00
'Shameful': US lawmakers blast Trump over Putin summit
US lawmakers blasted President Donald Trump Monday over his uncritical comments towards Russia during a landmark summit with Vladimir Putin, calling it "shameful", "dangerous" and "verging on treason."
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 01:00
Thanks a million: epic wheelchair campaign passes donations landmark
A 55-YEAR-OLD wheelchair-bound Phitsanulok man, who is in the middle of a 1,400-kilometre wheelchair run from Songkhla to Chiang Mai to raise money for 48 schools for disabled children, continued his marathon journey from Samut Songkram’s Muang district on Wednesday.
Wed, 04 Jul 2018 13:22
British lesbian wins landmark dependant visa case in Hong Kong court
A British lesbian won the right to live and work in Hong Kong with her partner in a landmark decision Wednesday by the top court in the city, where same-sex unions are not recognised.
Wed, 27 Jun 2018 16:48
Chinese tourists caught climbing crabs in Krabi
Chinese tourists have been caught climbing on Krabi's landmark mud crab sculptures.
Wed, 27 Jun 2018 13:55
Millennials get a new home in Hong Kong
Hong Kong’s K11 is celebrating its tenth anniversary with the K11 Musea project, which is scheduled to open in 2019 and will be a world-class experiential art, culture and retail landmark for millennials.
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 14:35
Killing dogs for meat illegal, rules S. Korean court
A South Korean court has ruled the killing of dogs for meat is illegal, in a landmark decision that animal rights activists said Thursday could pave the way to outlawing eating canines.