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.
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 06:48
Microplastics may enter foodchain through mosquitoes
Mosquito larvae have been observed ingesting microplastics that can be passed up the food chain, researchers said Wednesday, potentially uncovering a new way that the polluting particles could damage the environment.
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 13:03
Buddhist amulets worn by 70 per cent of Thais, survey finds
More than 70 per cent of Thais wear Buddha amulets, a Suan Dusit Poll has revealed, whether as a matter of faith or worship, belief in its protective power or as a gift from respected seniors.
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 16:25
Bhutan's ruling party defeated in first round of polls
New Delhi - Bhutan's prime minister conceded defeat Sunday, after the ruling party was knocked out in the first round of the small Himalayan nation's third-ever election.
Sat, 15 Sep 2018 12:36
Vietnam capital looks to fees to reduce congestion and pollution
Hanoi city hall is eyeing fees on personal vehicles entering the city centre in an attempt to curb worsening traffic and pollution.
Thu, 13 Sep 2018 01:00
Green signal for polls
THE VISION of voters heading to the ballot booths is becoming clearer after the new law on MP elections was promulgated yesterday.
Mon, 10 Sep 2018 01:00
Are Americans happier under Trump? Just look at the job figures
Re: “Is quality of life rising for Americans? Let’s look at the polls”, Have Your Say, September 7.
Sun, 09 Sep 2018 07:30
Prathom 1 entrance exams not good for children, poll finds
The requirements for getting enrolled into Prathom 1 is having a negative impact on children, their parents and even schools, a recent Suan Dusit Poll has found.
Fri, 07 Sep 2018 01:00
Is quality of life rising for Americans? Let’s look at the polls
One of the most frequently repeated lies that you hear on the right-wing extremist Fox “News” station is that everyone’s lives in America have improved since Donald Trump became president.
Tue, 04 Sep 2018 09:51
Should 'hia' go or should they stay in Lumpini Park?
The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration may hold an opinion poll to ask Bangkokians whether monitor lizards should be evicted from Lumpini Park in the heart of the capital.
Fri, 31 Aug 2018 10:31
HCM City seeks ways to curb CO2 emissions from vehicles
Air pollution in HCM City caused by vehicles now exceeds the level of pollution emitted by industrial zones, environmental experts say.
Thu, 30 Aug 2018 14:07
'This is Indonesia': race-walker collapses after 50km of heat, smog
Indonesia's Hendro said it was a "miracle" to even finish the 50km race walk in Jakarta's brutal pollution, heat and humidity Thursday after he was carried from the finish line on a stretcher.
Thu, 30 Aug 2018 01:00
Man seeks ‘cute’ and ‘kind’ umbrella lady, places classifieds in Sabah daily
KOTA KINABALU: A classifieds advertisement placed by a man in search of the “kind lady” he met during polling day on May 9 has gone viral.
Wed, 29 Aug 2018 07:06
Bees get hooked on harmful pesticide: study
Bumblebees acquire a taste for food laced with a pesticide known to harm them, according to a study suggesting the chemicals pose an even greater threat to pollinators than previously thought.
Mon, 27 Aug 2018 06:40
Japan to monitor microplastic pollution with AI device
The science ministry plans to develop a new device to monitor microplastics (see above) in the sea using artificial intelligence and other technologies, according to informed sources.