• Fri, 22 Jun 2018 01:00
    Multi-faceted Vasit was a staunch royalist who distinguished himself in public service
    A ROYALIST, an upright police officer, a head royal bodyguard and a prolific writer. Retired Police General Vasit Dejkunjorn was known for his many roles in a life that spanned almost nine decades.
  • Fri, 22 Jun 2018 01:00
    WE are going to Wisney World!
    MORE THAN 6,000 mostly Chinese attendees witnessed the inauguration ceremony of a $1 billion Sihanoukville resort project called Wisney World in Phnom Penh, capital of Cambodia on Wednesday.
  • Thu, 21 Jun 2018 15:46
    Asian markets reverse on lingering trade war fears
    Asian markets mostly fell on Thursday, with Shanghai and Hong Kong leading the way, with an early rally overcome by simmering concerns about a possible China-US trade war.
  • Thu, 21 Jun 2018 08:34
    Environmental Conflicts in Asia
    While India records the highest number of environmental conflicts arising mostly from nuclear, water management, biomass and land conflicts in the world, Bhutan records none.
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  • Thu, 21 Jun 2018 01:00
    ‘Most parties’ to join talks with junta next week
    THE JUNTA is all set to hold talks next Monday or Tuesday on lifting the ban on political activities but there is no clarity yet on which parties would attend the meeting.
  • Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:47
    Going vegan in Bangkok
    Taste of Thailand Food Tours has now launched the city’s first-ever self-guided food tour app that allows foodies to take their own culinary journey to explore some Bangkok’s most delicious hidden secrets just by using their smartphones.
  • Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:46
    Asian markets mostly up but trade war fears keep dealers on edge
    Asian equities rose Wednesday on bargain-buying after the previous day's battering, but investors remain anxious as the threat of a China-US trade war hangs over markets.
  • Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:22
    iflix,Coconuts media launch Coconuts TV on iflix
    iflix Wednesday announced the launch of Coconuts TV on iflix, a bold and edgy documentary series that spotlights Southeast Asia's most weird and wondrous stories.
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  • Wed, 20 Jun 2018 10:42
    Bangkok market begins transition to cashless payments
    A fresh market in Bangkok's Thung Khru district has gone cashless, with almost 100 per cent of vendors having opened QR code accounts to receive mobile banking money from customers.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:00
    Officials take emergency steps as air pollution soars in Delhi
    Pollution levels in India’s capital remained two times above the severe level last week, in what is the most polluted summer in recent years, forcing the authorities to take emergency measures, including shutting down all construction activities.
  • Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:00
    Thais lash back after rights bodies call execution shameful
    THAILAND’S FIRST execution in nine years has sparked public debate on the death penalty, which retains strong support among most Thais despite concerns raised by academics and activists about human rights violations and its effectiveness as a deterrent.
  • Tue, 19 Jun 2018 18:42
    Dramatic England WCup win breaks 2018 TV record
    England's last-gasp win against Tunisia at the football World Cup was Britain's most-watched television programme of 2018, attracting a peak audience of 18.3 million, according to the BBC on Tuesday.
  • Tue, 19 Jun 2018 15:32
    Mozart manuscript expected to sell for 500k euros
    The first draft of music Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart wrote for the last act of his opera “The Marriage of Figaro” is expected to sell for half a million euros ($578,000 or almost P30.9 million) when it goes under the hammer in Paris.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 18 Jun 2018 19:47
    Michelin Guides' quiet American quits
    The first non-French person to head the Michelin Guides said that he is leaving the world's most prestigious restaurant guides.
  • Tue, 19 Jun 2018 01:00
    All revved up and read to go
    Some of the most attractive cars in the world, among them Rolls-Royce, Aston Martin, Maserati, BMW, Mini, Honda and Nissan, go on show today in the “MGC-Asia Auto Fest 2018” at Siam Paragon.
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