Sat, 22 Sep 2018 06:06
First to red planet will become Martians: Canada astronaut
Astronauts traveling through space on the long trip to Mars will not have the usual backup from mission control on Earth and will need to think of themselves as Martians to survive, Canada's most famous spaceman half-jokingly said Friday.
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 09:01
Most nations to miss UN target on chronic diseases: study
More than half of all countries will likely fail to hit the UN target of reducing premature deaths from a quartet of chronic diseases by a third before 2030, researchers said Friday.
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 07:00
Many rape cases stalled or ‘settled’ by police, says foundation
MOST RAPE CASES – including child rape cases – are “settled” by police before they reach court, according to the Women and Men Progressive Movement Foundation, which monitors rape case reports and helps victims of domestic and sexual violence.
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 14:59
Asian markets rally runs out of steam
The latest rally in most Asian markets stumbled Thursday, though emerging market currencies held gains after Beijing's pledge not to weaponise the yuan in its trade standoff with the United States.
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 13:45
Flight attendant fired after boyfriend proposed to her mid-flight
BEIJING - Wedding proposals, for the most part, are romantic in nature — until it causes one to lose his or her job.
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 20:50
Vietnam top IT firms post $16.7b revenue
HANOI - Most of the firms say they have not only focused on business results but also paying attention to investment into new technologies as well as participating into digital transformation and applying advanced technologies to meet with the society’s demands.
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 01:00
Go-Jek to raise $2 bn as it races Grab in Southeast Asia
GO-JEK, Indonesia’s most valuable technology start-up, is in talks to raise at least US$2 billion to fuel an accelerated expansion overseas, according to a person with direct knowledge of the matter.
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 14:37
Asian markets bounce on talks hopes after Trump tariff threat
Asian markets mostly rose Tuesday after Donald Trump said he would thump China with another round of tariffs but give some room for talks before jacking them up to the highest rate.
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 05:48
Sanfunn’s Beach Clean-up Operation
Almost 200 participants led by former world champion windsurfer Amara Wichithong joined hands to clean Klongthoop beach, Sattahip in Chon Buri on September 8, 2018.
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 12:15
Which Asian Countries Are The Most Innovative?
NEW DELHI - Singapore, South Korea and Japan are the most innovative countries in Asia whereas Pakistan and Bangladesh are the least innovative, according to the Global Innovation Index 2018 report.
Sat, 15 Sep 2018 15:52
Most online trade involves endangered foreign animals, says conservation chief
Most of the endangered wild animals said to be increasingly sold on Facebook are foreign species, and not native species protected under the wildlife protection law, the National Parks, Wildlife, and Plant Conservation Department has said in response to a report that criticises Thailand’s protection of wildlife.
Sat, 15 Sep 2018 01:00
Leading the AUDI CHARGE
DESPITE BEING one of the top three German powerhouses in most markets, Audi is going through a kind of reincarnation in Thailand.
Auto & Audio
Sat, 15 Sep 2018 01:00
Living in the online world
Thailand’s online community is growing strongly, with 82% of its population using the Internet and spending almost 10 hours online and over three hours on social media each day, ranking among the top five in the world.
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 14:11
Serena cartoon fuels debate about 'racist' Australia
Sydney - Australia is by most measures one of the world's most successful multicultural societies, but a controversial cartoon of Serena Williams has rekindled accusations it is also inveterately racist.
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 01:00
Most Asians have faith in AI: survey
Up to 63 per cent of Asian consumers believe that artificial intelligence or AI will improve the world and their lives in the future, helping them make smarter decision and their jobs more interesting, according to a research by Salesforce, a customers relation management firm.