• Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:09
    Six accused of torching royal portraits acquitted
    Six young Thais accused of setting portraits of some Royal Family members on fire have been granted rare acquittals, their lawyer said yesterday, escaping strict royal defamation charges that can carry 15 years in jail.
    politics
  • Tue, 11 Sep 2018 15:42
    Pattaya businesswoman gets stolen motorbike back from Cambodia
    In a very rare case, a Pattaya woman has got back a motorcycle stolen from her rental shop after doggedly tracking its GPS position for several months and eventually locating it in Cambodia.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 11 Sep 2018 15:19
    Dozens of rare Hermann's tortoises stolen in Corsica
    A turtle conservation park on the French island of Corsica is asking the public for help after 56 rare Hermann's tortoises, considered a nearly threatened species, were stolen from the site.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 11 Sep 2018 15:04
    Period pianos evoke sounds of Chopin at new contest
    A rare collection of historic grand pianos emits the authentic but forgotten sounds that transport the audience at a celebrated new music competition in Poland back to the times of Frederic Chopin.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 10 Sep 2018 14:47
    Duterte blames Trump-imposed tariffs for Philippine inflation
    AMMAN, Jordan - President Rodrigo Duterte blamed the tariffs slapped by US President Donald Trump on certain global products for the rising prices of goods in the Philippines, in a rare jab at the American leader that he described as his close friend.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 08 Sep 2018 01:00
    All-Thai final in ITF event comes as whiff of hope for men’s tennis
    THAI TOP SEED Wishaya Trongcharoenchaikul and fifth seed Pruchya Isaro set up a rare all-Thai men’s singles final showdown on the ITF Men’s Futures Circuit in the US$15,000 PTT-ITF circuit at the Lawn Tennis Association of Thailand on Saturday.
    sports
  • Fri, 07 Sep 2018 15:30
    Singapore gay community urged to fight sex ban after India ruling
    A senior Singapore diplomat Friday urged the country's gay community to challenge a law banning homosexual sex after India's top court stuck down similar legislation, a rare high-level intervention on the issue.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 04 Sep 2018 14:30
    Australia mints its most valuable coin ever
    Australia has minted a gold coin encrusted with rare pink diamonds worth Aus$2.48 million (US$1.8 million) to meet growing demand for high-end collectables from the ultra-rich.
    lifestyle
  • Thu, 30 Aug 2018 14:20
    Suspected bank robber can be extradited to Singapore
    A British court has ruled a man suspected of carrying out a rare bank robbery in Singapore can be extradited after the city-state promised he will not be caned, officials said Thursday.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 29 Aug 2018 01:00
    Old-style leftists have become a rare breed in Thailand
    Haters and fans of Somsak Jeamteerasakul can at least agree on one thing: a raw leftist like him is hard to come by these days. In a world where billionaires can be “champions of the poor” and activists fighting “the elite” attend glitzy parties flowing with champagne and whisky, the line between ideologies has been crossed back and forth so many times that it is practically invisible.
    opinion
  • Sat, 18 Aug 2018 11:38
    Death toll of rare wild gaur cattle rises to 8 in Kanchanaburi
    Two more bloated carcasses of gaurs were found in Kanchanaburi on Friday, bringing to eight the total number of the very rare wild cattle found dead near the Thung Yai Naresuan Wildlife Sanctuary.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 15 Aug 2018 13:04
    Philippines' Duterte slams China over island-building
    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has urged China to "temper" its behaviour in the South China Sea in a rare criticism of the Asian superpower over its programme of island-building in disputed waters.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 11 Aug 2018 12:59
    Rare croc found in Indonesia's Jambi river
    Residents of Rantau Panjang village in Jujuhan district, Bungo regency in Jambi recently spotted a rare Senyulong crocodile in the Jujuhan River.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 03 Aug 2018 01:00
    Saudi ‘princes’ turn to pumping gas, flipping burgers as economy bites
    Dishing out burgers and fries slathered with melted cheese, “One Way Burger” is like any other trendy food truck in Riyadh. But it offers something rare – the cook behind the sizzling hot grill is a Saudi.
    opinion
  • Fri, 03 Aug 2018 01:00
    The deadly link between Thai puppy factories and rabies
    Humans rarely contract rabies from some crazed foaming-at-the-mouth beast in the street. The majority are bitten by their own pet
    opinion
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