Tue, 11 Dec 2018 19:28
RELAXED SHARMA READY TO TAKE ON THE WORLD AS ASIA’S NUMBER ONE AT BNI INDONESIAN MASTERS
India’s Shubhankar Sharma, the newly crowned Asian Tour Order of Merit champion, is ready to put up a performance worthy of his status as Asia’s best golfer when the BNI Indonesian Masters presented by Bank Tabungan Negara (BTN), PT.Lautan Luas.Tbk and Bank Mandiri starts on Thursday.
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 06:34
ROOKIE OF THE YEAR RACE DOWN TO HARDING AND PARK
Singapore - With only one event left on the Asian Tour schedule, India’s Shubhankar Sharma has amassed an unassailable lead on the Habitat for Humanity Standings and with that, he is crowned Asia’s new number one.
Sat, 08 Dec 2018 06:26
Which country has the highest number of people living outside the region?
According to the International Migrant Report, 2017 the number of migrants worldwide has continued to grow rapidly in recent years, reaching 258 million in 2017, up from 220 million in 2010 and 173 million in 2000.
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 01:00
Democrats join other parties in shunning NCPO meeting
THE NUMBER OF parties boycotting tomorrow’s meeting with the junta grew yesterday with Democrat leader Abhisit Vejjajiva announcing that his party also will not be attending.
Mon, 03 Dec 2018 01:00
Developers hitch on to co-working space wagon
THE NUMBER OF co-working space facilities are expanding in Thailand amid changing business models towards a sharing economy, prompting property developers to develop co-working spaces at their commercial buildings, property experts said.
Sat, 01 Dec 2018 15:03
Lao medics partner with Thai university to battle bile duct cancer
A new project is underway at the Lao Tropical and Public Health Institute to improve the treatment of bile duct cancer in Laos and reduce the number of fatalities.
Fri, 30 Nov 2018 01:00
Blue Line extension to be ready ahead of schedule
THE Transport Ministry is pushing for the opening of the Blue Line extension on the Hua Lamphong-Bang Khae route, ending at Lak Song Station before schedule in September next year to boost passenger numbers.
Wed, 28 Nov 2018 15:11
Asia markets mostly up on hopes for crunch Trump-Xi trade talks
Asian markets mostly rose Wednesday on hopes for a positive outcome from Donald Trump's high-stakes trade talks with Xi Jinping, while dovish comments from the Federal Reserve's number-two suggested the bank could slow its pace of interest rate hikes.
Wed, 28 Nov 2018 01:00
BTS sees income double this year, expects strong five-year increases
BTS Group Holdings Plc (BTS) expects its income to surge 200 per cent for the fiscal year 2018/2019 starting April 2018 thanks to strong business expansion, amid projections that the number of passengers would rise 4-5 per cent from the previous year.
Tue, 27 Nov 2018 01:00
Public, private sectors must do more to support rising number of Thai seniors, says Thonburi Healthcare chief
Thailand is one of the countries with the fastest rates of ageing-citizen growth in Asia – reportedly second only to China – while the public and private sectors’ preparations to support the rising number of seniors are not yet sufficient, Thonburi Healthcare Group chairman Dr Boon Vanasin said earlier this month.
Mon, 26 Nov 2018 12:27
‘Ghost students’ mystery probed in Northeast
More than 10 schools in the Northeast have been accused of exaggerating the number of students enrolled, possibly to gain benefits based on scale, the director of the Third Regional Public Sector Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) office said on Monday.
Mon, 26 Nov 2018 07:28
Women Representation in Parliaments in Asia
Womens’ representation in the political structure has always been a waxing issue for the Asian countries. The World Bank data shows that over the last decade the socio-political changes have offered women opportunities to participate in the political structure and as a result the number of women parliamentarians has seen a significant increase.
Sat, 24 Nov 2018 14:55
US soldier killed in Afghanistan: NATO
A US soldier was killed in Afghanistan on Saturday, NATO said, taking the number of American service personnel to die in the war-torn country this year to nine.
Sat, 24 Nov 2018 10:38
Government urged to protect human rights advocates
The government has been urged to help protect human rights advocates, particularly women, as a growing number have been prosecuted in recent years, an Amnesty International seminar heard on Friday.
Fri, 23 Nov 2018 11:25
Loy Krathong lantern worries ease at Chiang Mai airport
Chiang Mai’s restrictions on the release of candlelit lanterns this year resulted in a sharp drop in the number of festive airborne floats coming in for a landing at the international airport.