Sat, 17 Nov 2018 01:00
Certain people can learn a thing or two from Trump
Re: “Still no alternative to Trump”, Have Your Say, November 16
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 01:00
Stop the war on intelligent, life-loving sentient beings
World War I was known as the war to end all wars because of the huge number of people slaughtered.
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 12:50
Oxfam launches project to connect rice supply chain in Cambodia
Oxfam in Cambodia launched the BlocRice project on Thursday – a platform using blockchain technology to connect a network of people in the rice supply chain that aims to ensure farmers get a fair price for their produce.
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 01:00
Popularity contest: From village funds to people’s banks
Proposed ‘people’s financial institutions’ could be a boon to the rural and the poor, even if they are an election ploy
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 14:51
Death toll from California wildfires rises as 130 still missing
The toll in the deadliest wildfires in recent California history climbed to 59 on Wednesday as authorities released a list of 130 people still missing.
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 06:31
60,000 foreigners eyed for nursing care in Japan
The Japanese government presented on Wednesday the estimated maximum number of foreign workers to be accepted in 14 envisaged business fields over the five years from fiscal 2019, releasing such figures as 60,000 people in nursing care, 53,000 in eating out, 40,000 in construction and 36,500 in agriculture.
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 09:10
Festive treats by the Indian Ocean
The Outrigger Mauritius Beach Resort welcomes guests during the festive season with a wide range of accommodation packages and fun activities designed for people of all ages from November 20.
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 20:00
Bus driver gets four-year jail term over passenger deaths
A Thai bus driver, who reportedly drove under drug influence and crashed his company’s chartered double-decker coach at a downhill curve in Nakhon Ratchasima’s Wang Nam Khieo district on March 22 resulting in 18 passenger deaths and 32 injuries, has been sentenced to a four-year-and-one-month jail term and his driver’s licence permanently revoked.
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 08:10
NASA wants people on Mars within 25 years
Deadly radiation from the cosmos, potential vision loss, and atrophying bones are just some of the challenges scientists must overcome before any future astronaut can set foot on Mars, experts and top NASA officials said Tuesday.
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 19:00
Two survive after six-wheeler overturns near Sarasin Bridge
Two people survived after a six-wheeled truck, carrying goods to Patong, overturned in the far north of Phuket on Tuesday morning.
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 20:00
Suu Kyi beckons investors to Myanmar despite troubles
Singapore - Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi on Monday implored foreign investors to take a punt on her country -- Southeast Asia's "final frontier" -- but warned its resources are not open for exploitation at the cost of its people.
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 17:20
Villagers marooned after heavy rains rescued
Rescue workers on Monday braved floodwaters to evacuate 21 people who were marooned and had been starving for three days in a valley of the Tanaosri mountain range in Prachuap Khiri Khan province.
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 11:14
Chikungunya found in lower southern provinces
More than 500 people have been infected with the Chikungunya virus in Thailand’s southern provinces this year, a senior public health official said Monday.
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 09:47
California wildfire toll matches deadliest ever, 29 fatalities
The death toll from a devastating California wildfire has matched that of the deadliest to hit the state, with 29 people killed, a local sheriff said Sunday.
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 01:00
Lessons Thailand can learn from Germany
UNLIKE its Thai counterpart, Germany’s Constitutional Court has rarely come under criticism and enjoys the implicit trust of the people, thanks to the faith of the citizens that their rights and liberties will be fully protected by the court, according to a German law expert.