• Tue, 07 May 2019 01:00
    Man who ‘joined’ Britain to France is now a eurosceptic
    A quarter-century after the Channel Tunnel opened, the British miner who punched through to the French side and was a poster boy for the continental connection is now a Brexit supporter.
  • Thu, 21 Mar 2019 16:42
     Eternal shell: Sacred turtle embalmed in Hanoi
    Hanoi - A sacred giant turtle that died in Hanoi's storied Hoan Kiem lake has been given a new lease on life by city authorities who have embalmed the beloved creature for posterity -- and tourist visits.
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  • Wed, 27 Feb 2019 01:00
    Things we’ve learned so far from the election campaign
    With a month to go, election posters and key political developments are telling us a lot about what to expect. Signs of things to come are everywhere, if you know where to look. Here’s what’s been seen so far on the streets and in the media:
  • Mon, 18 Feb 2019 19:00
    Slovenian finds himself in hot water after girlfriend puts politics before romance
    A 54-year-old Slovenian man staying in Kalasin’s Mueang district found himself in trouble with the authorities at the weekend for slashing eight election campaign posters after his Thai girlfriend had missed their Valentine’s Day dinner date, during which he planned to ask her to marry him, in order to canvass for an election candidate.
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  • Sun, 17 Feb 2019 01:00
    Stunned Japan swimmers back stricken Olympic pin-up Ikee
    Tokyo - Japanese swimmers have vowed to step up their efforts in support of Rikako Ikee, the poster girl for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics who has announced she is suffering from leukaemia.
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  • Sat, 19 Jan 2019 12:59
    Women's ministry baby dumping poster heavily criticised
    PETALING JAYA: A poster uploaded on the Twitter account of the Women, Family and Community Development Ministry has been criticised for stating that among the reasons for baby dumping was due to a lack of religious upbringing.
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  • Wed, 26 Dec 2018 07:04
    Resurgent Djokovic leads the way as old guard stays on top
    Next Gen poster boy Alexander Zverev's season-ending Tour Finals triumph served up a glimpse into the future of men's tennis although 2018 remained a year dominated once more by the usual, yet aging, suspects as a revitalised Novak Djokovic returned to the peak of his powers.
  • Tue, 02 Oct 2018 13:22
    Indonesia's young politicos take to social media in run for seats
    Towering billboards, colorful banners, tacky posters: these are the usual hallmarks of the political campaign season in Indonesia, but a new generation of legislative candidates is looking to change things up.
  • Mon, 17 Sep 2018 01:00
    Does Thammasat want to produce sex objects or intelligent graduates?
    Re: “Thammasat answers ‘racy’ poster critics”, National News, September 14.
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  • Sat, 15 Sep 2018 07:09
    Indonesia's presidential election: Rival camps squabble over English debate proposal
    A proposal from the opposition camp that the official presidential debate be held in English instead of Indonesian has been met with jeers from the incumbent's supporters, who say the proposal is preposterous while facetiously suggesting that it could lead to debates in Arabic. 
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  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 15:14
    Thammasat answers ‘racy’ poster critics
    After criticism from academics and on social media over head and shoulder photos of former cheerleaders in a recruiting campaign, the Thammasat University Cheerleader Club has said it was part of a Unicef campaign.
  • Tue, 24 Jul 2018 08:00
    Mesut Ozil - from integration poster boy to racism storm
    Once hailed as a prize-winning example of integration in Germany, Mesut Ozil has quit international duty amid bitter accusations of racism, levelled at German Football Association (DFB) chief Reinhard Grindel.
  • Thu, 14 Jun 2018 17:18
    Police arrested four ‘free running’ posters
    Police on Thursday afternoon apprehended four young men who had filmed themselves performing a “free-running” show by jumping and running on the hoods of vehicles stuck in Bangkok traffic.
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  • Thu, 14 Jun 2018 14:03
    Bangkok police hunt four ‘free running’ YouTube posters
    Bangkok police have launched a manhunt for four young men who filmed themselves performing a ‘free-running’ show by jumping and running on the hoods of vehicles stuck in Bangkok traffic.
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  • Fri, 08 Jun 2018 01:00
    There’ll always be ‘Bananas’
    Re: “‘I should be the poster boy of #MeToo’: Woody Allen”, News, June 6.
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