Wed, 19 Sep 2018 21:00
Mocking teacher serves to keep up standards
HEATED debates about a teacher’s incorrect marking of a girl’s homework may sound like people are making a mountain of a molehill. Human errors, after all, are not unprecedented.
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 14:10
How a new party trumped the ruling PDP in Bhutan's primary polls
In its third election as a full-fledged democracy, Bhutanese came out in large numbers to oust the ruling People's Democratic Party run by Harvard-educated Tshering Tobgay.
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 16:01
Sixty killed by dengue virus nationwide this year: Public Health Ministry
Sixty people have died from dengue fever nationwide this year, Public Health Ministry deputy permanent secretary Opas Kankawinpong said on Tuesday.
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 01:00
Probe into misappropriation of funds for disabled sought
A REPRESENTATIVE of people with disabilities yesterday petitioned the Office of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to probe various associations advocating the cause of those with disability amid allegations that they had siphoned off as much as Bt1.5 billion a year from training/seminar expenses and funds for employing the disabled.
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 15:49
Success in son
The story of the Litdang family and the successful company they founded in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, has been made into a musical play, titled “Cheewit Likit Eng” (“Life Designer”)
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 12:44
Swollen dams releasing water faster in Lop Buri, Ayutthaya
Red flags went up at the Rama VI Dam in Ayutthaya on Monday to warn people downstream on the Pa Sak River to brace for rising water levels.
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 10:47
Sharing made easy in Line Square
Line introduces Line Square, a real-time community integrated with Line’s chat app, allowing users to meet new people and share ideas of common interest, bring a range of topics to life and enhance the digital citizen community.
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 07:48
64 dead, 45 missing in Luzon landslides
Massive landslides killed 64 people while 45 others were missing in this city and in the provinces of Benguet, Mountain Province, Kalinga and Nueva Vizcaya, as Typhoon "Ompong" (international name: Mangkhut) unleased its fury on Friday night and early Saturday, the Philippine National Police said on Sunday.
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 01:00
Free knowledge and new technology at Chiang Mai health expo
People will be able to meet medical specialists and get free check-ups and counselling at a health exposition in Chiang Mai province on September 21.
Sat, 15 Sep 2018 19:25
At least 13 dead in Indonesia ferry accident
At least 13 people have been killed and eight are still missing after a ferry caught fire and sank in central Indonesia, an official said Saturday.
Sat, 15 Sep 2018 15:57
Afghan military helicopter crash kills four: officials
An Afghan military helicopter carrying weapons and ammunition burst into flames during an "emergency landing" in western Afghanistan, killing at least four people, including the pilot, officials said Saturday.
Sat, 15 Sep 2018 14:30
First Hong Kong tourists pass through 20-second Suvarnabhumi entry
A group of Cathay Pacific passengers became the first group of Hong Kong people allowed to use the speedy new automated immigration process at Suvarnabhumi airport on Saturday morning.
Sat, 15 Sep 2018 07:14
Hokkaido hotels hammered by 500,000 guest cancellations
Accommodation reservations for at least 500,000 people have been canceled in Hokkaido since a powerful earthquake struck the prefecture on Sept. 6, The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned.
Sat, 15 Sep 2018 01:00
Politics can do without culture of intimidation
After a young singer is excoriated for being at Prayut’s side, we need more people understanding the right to be different
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 16:07
Two out of three who killed stray cat in launderette dryer arrested
PETALING JAYA: Police early this morning arrested two out of three people who killed a pregnant cat by putting it into a dryer at a launderette.