Mon, 11 Feb 2019 12:25
Romantic retreats for Valentines
With just three days to go to Valentine’s Day, Booking.com has released its global research showing that 45 per cent of travellers believe planning a holiday bring more of an emotional boost than getting engaged.
Mon, 11 Feb 2019 01:00
Proof is abundant that Trump will save the world
I expect to be lambasted for intellectual deficiency and maybe receive some more under-the-belt insults. But I shall never retreat from commenting on matters that are of interest to me and which should be to all the various levels of The Nation’s readership.
Wed, 23 Jan 2019 01:00
A retreat in the face of danger
With a new phase in Rakhine crisis looming, Asean is once again shirking its duty
Sat, 19 Jan 2019 01:00
Big talk but little action on Rohingya
Though the crisis was subject of intense discussion discussed at the Asean meet, few decisions were made
Fri, 11 Jan 2019 01:00
All round goodness for the body and the mind
Phuket’s Amatara Wellness Resort swept the 11th World Luxury Hotel Awards last month, bringing him Luxury Holistic Retreat, Luxury Wellness Retreat and Luxury Healing Retreat during the gala event held in St Moritz.
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 16:25
Twitter CEO defends controversial Myanmar tweets
Yangon - Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Wednesday defended a series of tweets about his recent meditation retreat in Myanmar that was pilloried on his own platform for failing to mention the persecution of Rohingya Muslims.
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 13:00
Pachyderm blocks road in Khao Yai
A bull elephant in rut from Khao Yai National Park apparently searchi0ng for its mate blocked the road in Prachin Buri on Sunday and looked likely to attack tourists’ cars, prompting park officials to use their vehicles as buffers between the aggressive male and tourists until the former eventually retreated into the forest.
Fri, 30 Nov 2018 08:15
Macron vows 'no retreat' on reform
French President Emmanuel Macron, under fire from swelling protest, insisted Thursday he would "never retreat" and cast himself as a progressive voice on the global stage.
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 06:34
Wall Street dives into the red while oil prices continue to slide
Wall Street crumbled Monday as fears for demand in the tech sector turned into a broader retreat from stocks while oil prices slid to an 11th straight day of losses despite a Saudi offer to limit output.
Mon, 05 Nov 2018 14:21
Asian markets retreat as trade deal euphoria fades
Asian markets fell Monday after Donald Trump's top economics adviser downplayed the chances of a quick deal to end the China-US trade war, taking the wind out of the sails of last week's rally.
Mon, 05 Nov 2018 10:29
Most Asian markets retreat as trade deal euphoria fades
Asian markets mostly fell Monday after Donald Trump's top economics adviser took the wind out of their sails by downplaying the chances of a quick deal to end the China-US trade war.
Sat, 27 Oct 2018 15:39
Radicals attack Hindu retreat as gender protests mount
Suspected Hindu radicals on Saturday attacked a spiritual retreat founded by a preacher who backed letting women enter a renowned Indian temple, police said.
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 13:20
Where do you go to get healthy?
Wellness travellers give priority to mental health, list the Maldives as a dream destination and prefer all-inclusive packages, according to a new global survey conducted by booking portal Compare Retreats.
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 13:27
Australian tourist haven suffers twin shark attacks
A girl was in a serious condition and a woman was fighting for her life, Australian authorities said Thursday after two separate shark attacks at an idyllic beach retreat.
Tue, 28 Aug 2018 01:00
Death puts ride-hailing giant in retreat
DIDI Chuxing, China’s largest online car-hailing platform, has decided to suspend its “hitch” ride service nationwide after the alleged rape and murder of a female passenger by a Didi driver in Zhejiang province over the weekend.