Wed, 12 Sep 2018 01:00
Chiang Mai bids to become Thailand’s sixth protected site
THE CHIANG MAI World Heritage Working Group has completed its paperwork and is ready to make its submission this month to Unesco (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) to make Chiang Mai a world heritage city, Woralun Boonyasurat, head of the Thai Art Department at Chiang Mai University’s Faculty of Fine Arts, said yesterday.
Sat, 25 Aug 2018 07:14
Japan swim queen Ikee scoops record sixth Asian Games gold
Japan's golden girl Rikako Ikee stormed to a record sixth Asian Games swimming title on Friday, marking a handful of other firsts for good measure.
Wed, 22 Aug 2018 16:27
Men’s sepak takraw regu team wins sixth straight Asian Games gold medal
Thailand claimed the third gold medal in the 18th Asian Games in Indonesia after the men’s sepak takraw regu team beat Malaysia 2-0 in the final on Wednesday.
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 10:01
Latest Thai-Lao friendship bridge study finished in December: chief
Studies on the economic viability, structural engineering and environmental impact of the sixth Thai-Lao friendship bridge will be completed in December, says the chief of the Highway Department.
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 12:55
Golden Globe winner and Emmy Award nominee Robin Wright returns as President of the United States in the sixth and final season of the award-winning landmark series “House of Cards”.
movie & TV
Fri, 10 Aug 2018 08:54
'Time has come' for US Space Force, sixth military branch: Pence
Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday unveiled details of plans to build a US Space Force that would become the sixth branch of America's massive military, saying the time has come to prepare for "the next battlefield."
Mon, 06 Aug 2018 06:51
California's raging wildfires cause another death
California's deadly Carr wildfire -- now the state's sixth most destructive -- has claimed another life with a power linesman killed on the job its seventh fatality, officials said Sunday.
Fri, 03 Aug 2018 07:17
'Proud' Lin Dan vows to plough on after crushing defeat
Lin Dan said that he has no plans to retire after the Chinese badminton legend's bid for a sixth world title met a sorry end on Thursday in the last 16.
Tue, 31 Jul 2018 09:25
Lee Bul – South Korea’s contemporary sculpture and installation artist who appeared on the art scene in the late 1980s – is giving “BAB Talk #13” at Open House, on the sixth floor of Central Embassy, tomorrow (August 1) from 2-4pm.
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 12:00
LPGA's Lincicome excited to challenge men in PGA event
Brittany Lincicome, hoping to be a trailblazer, will become only the sixth woman to compete in a men's PGA Tour event when she tees off Thursday at the Barbasol Championship.
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 01:00
Fly the Blue Flag to halt glaring problem on Thai beaches
Last weekend I was visiting Phuket and surrounding islands for my sixth or seventh time on holiday there.
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 20:00
Grand Piano hits all the right keys
Arpichaya Yubol completed a hat-trick of Thai LPGA titles by carding a final-round 68 to beat Alisara Wedchakama in the sixth leg of the Bt1 million Singha-SAT Thail LPGA Championship in Hua Hin on Friday.
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 01:00
Ten of Asia’s very best
For this third annual Best in Asia list, Lonely Planet’s inhouse Asia experts have named “eclectic” and “vibrant” Busan, South Korea, as the number one destination while the jewelled architecture and ancient cities of Uzbekistan are in second place; and in third comes Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, “a supercity that somehow keeps getting cooler”. Thailand’s Chiang Mai comes in at the sixth place.
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 01:00
Thailand in technicolor
Movies featuring the kingdom take centre stage at Paragon Cineplex this week
movie & TV
Mon, 09 Jul 2018 19:33
Sixth and seventh footballers emerge from cave, taken to hospital by chopper
Two more boys have emerged from the Tham Luang cave near Chiang Rai, exiting at about 7pm on Tuesday.
They received medical examinations at a field hospital erected near the cave.