Fri, 13 Jul 2018 01:00
In Bangkok, you can’t get there from here
Compared to the thrilling rapidity of the dramatic cave rescue in Chiang Rai, the travelling life of the average Bangkok commuter has continued to be remarkably slow. Motorists are used to that, of course, but riders of the BTS Skytrain have abruptly been deprived of their accustomed fast lane.
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 13:23
Motorist saves depressed woman from jump off Chachoengsao Bridge
A motorist who stopped to take photos from the Bang Pakong Bridge happened to foil an intended suicide bid by a depressed woman on Tuesday morning.
Mon, 02 Jul 2018 12:00
The Rhine River inspires the new Oris diver-friendly timepiece
Swiss watchmaker Oris underlines its commitment to environment with a limited edition of the Source of Life collection inspired by the River Rhine and highlighting the plight of the world’s water sources.
Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:11
Celebrations, tears as Saudi Arabia overturns ban on women driving
Saudi women celebrated taking the wheel for the first time in decades Sunday as the kingdom overturned the world's only ban on female motorists, a historic reform expected to usher in a new era of social mobility.
Fri, 15 Jun 2018 15:38
Boris Becker claims diplomatic immunity in bankcruptcy case
Three-time Wimbledon champion Boris Becker is claiming diplomatic immunity from ongoing bankruptcy proceedings in the UK on the basis that he is an ambassador for the Central African Republic, British media reported Friday.
Thu, 07 Jun 2018 01:00
Defeating terrorism requires global cooperartion
Indonesia has taken several measures to tackle terrorism issues both at home and regionally. The fight against terrorism is complex and needs the support of all sections of society as well as assistance from friendly countries, both near and far.
Wed, 06 Jun 2018 15:02
Universities intensify student monitoring following recent arrest of terror suspect
Indonesian universities are tightening monitoring on student activities following the arrest of a suspected terrorist in a state university in Sumatra last Saturday.
Mon, 04 Jun 2018 06:53
Australia's Commonwealth Bank agrees to US$530 mln fine over money-laundering breaches
Australia's Commonwealth Bank Monday agreed to pay a Aus$700 million (US$530 million) fine to settle claims it breached anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing laws.
Mon, 04 Jun 2018 01:00
Women of faith can help TACKLE TERRORISM
Female leaders play a role in stemming the tide of radicalisation among families
Fri, 01 Jun 2018 01:00
The legalities in Leeds
I note that at least one of your conspiracy-theorist correspondents, along with the usual suspects on far-right websites and social media, have embraced the case of a man in the United Kingdom who was jailed for “reporting” on a criminal trial in Leeds, northern England.
Tue, 29 May 2018 01:00
Buddha Isara ‘sought permission to use initials’
A FORMER monk currently in prison for unauthorised use of the royal initials has partially retracted his confession and is now planning to fight the charge.
Thu, 24 May 2018 14:00
A “skeleton” for your wrist
Swiss watchmaker Oris blends top-class Swiss craftsmanship and innovations to its new series of Artelier Skeleton timepieces.
Mon, 21 May 2018 06:30
Terrorism, climate change top agenda for G20 in Buenos Aires
With consensus on sensitive issues such as Iran, Syria or the Palestinians appearing elusive, G20 foreign ministers will focus on the fight against terrorism and climate change when they meet Monday in Buenos Aires, France said.
Sun, 20 May 2018 01:00
Israel enforced its red line
Israel did what it had to do to safeguard its civilians and indeed the entire nation when it put down the recent Gaza terrorist riots.
Fri, 18 May 2018 21:18
Task force raids Petchabun resorts
An integrated task force under the leadership of the Royal Forestry Department to suppress encroachment upon forest reserves and land authorised for special settlements in Petchabun’s popular resort town of Khao Kho has raided 15 more resorts as part of a two-week operation.