Mon, 15 Apr 2019 01:00
Ericsson and UNESCO launch new global AI skill development initiative for youth
Telecoms equipment maker Ericsson and Unesco (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) have formed a new partnership to educate and empower the next generation, with the partners to develop a new digital skill learning programme that has specific emphasis on scaling up artificial intelligence (AI) skill development for young people.
Tue, 09 Apr 2019 13:39
Air strike halts Libya flights as thousands flee clashes
Tripoli - Fighting raged around Tripoli and an air strike closed its only functioning airport Monday, as Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar defied international calls to halt his advance on the capital.
Fri, 12 Apr 2019 01:00
Season in the sun
The popular music magazine lists its nominations for the 30th edition of the Season Awards
Sun, 07 Apr 2019 01:00
G7 urges greater role for women in peace processes
Foreign ministers from the world's seven most developed nations on Saturday urged a greater role for women in solving conflicts, saying that peace settlements with female involvement were more likely to endure.
Fri, 05 Apr 2019 11:46
Four Asean central banks agree to pursue local-currency settlements
Governors of the central banks of four Southeast Asian nations signed letters of intent on Friday outlining a framework for local-currency settlements.
Fri, 05 Apr 2019 01:00
Teenager can get Thailand off to a flier, says Danai
Thai captain Danai Udomchoke is confident that teenager Palaphoom Kovapitukted will get the Kingdom off a good start against the Philippines when the two nations meet in the Davis Cup at the National Tennis Development Centre in Nonthaburi today.
Thu, 04 Apr 2019 01:00
BUREAU SEEKS EXTENSION OF VISA-FEE WAIVER
The Immigration Bureau will next week propose to the Cabinet an extension of the waiver on visa fees for 20 nations and territories by a further three months, to July 31. The extension had been due to expire on April 30.
Wed, 03 Apr 2019 01:00
UN defers move to lift cannabis from world narcotics list
THE UNITED Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs will decide next year on whether cannabis should be removed from the global list of narcotics, though the World Health Organisation (WHO) had proposed earlier this year that it be removed from the list.
Mon, 01 Apr 2019 01:00
Public anger wells up over EC’s failures
THE ELECTION Commission (EC) continued to navigate troubled waters yesterday after protests were staged over its performance and the number of people demanding its members’ resignations neared one million.
Sun, 31 Mar 2019 12:31
Half-million in Chiang Mai in desperate need of facemasks
Chiang Mai, strangling in haze, continues to plea urgently for donations of N95-grade facemasks for 500,000 citizens as well as air-purifiers to establish “clean rooms” at 230 hospitals.
Sat, 30 Mar 2019 14:00
Appeal for N95 face masks in smog hit Chiang Mai
Chiang Mai authority on Saturday appealed for urgent donations of N95-grade face masks as the air pollution in the province worsened.
Thu, 28 Mar 2019 01:00
Caribbean magic on the Bangkok stage
“Once on this Island”, a ninety-minute one-act musical which opened on Broadway to great acclaim in 1990 with 8 Tony Award nominations, is being performed at M Theatre on New Phetchaburi Road tomorrow and Saturday (March 2930) at 7.30pm.
Wed, 27 Mar 2019 01:00
Six nations in Asean MoU to boost F&B ties
DINERS can look forward to more innovative dining concepts from Southeast Asia, as restaurant associations in the region come together to share their ideas and creations.
Mon, 25 Mar 2019 01:00
UN, US, other agencies post monitors across Kingdom
THAILAND’S long-delayed election took place under the watchful eyes of foreign observers, with representatives of the United Nations fanning out across the capital and its outskirts.
Mon, 25 Mar 2019 01:00
Cambodia looks to free trade deal with EAEU
CAMBODIA is negotiating a free trade agreement (FTA) with the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), a common market comprised of five nations of the former Soviet Union, hoping the new market will maintain the Kingdom’s economic growth.