Thu, 07 Feb 2019 17:00
Thailand wins ice sculpture contest again
Thailand has again won the grand prize at the 46th International Snow Sculpture contest in Sapporo, Japan, this time with an ice sculpture depicting Siamese fighting fish.
Tue, 08 Jan 2019 19:30
Thai teams scoop top awards at ‘International Collegiate Snow Sculpture Contest’ in China
Thailand has in recent days provided the championship-winning team at the annual “International Collegiate Snow Sculpture Contest” for the 10th consecutive year.
Sat, 29 Dec 2018 13:42
Winter storms batter large swaths of US
At least three deaths were attributed to severe weather in the US as heavy snow and high winds snarled air and ground transportation during a busy holiday travel period.
Fri, 23 Nov 2018 16:18
Dolce & Gabbana say sorry, in Chinese, after race row
Beijing - The founders of Italian fashion house Dolce & Gabbana apologised to Chinese customers on Friday as a row over racially offensive posts snowballed, with its products pulled from lucrative Chinese e-commerce platforms.
Thu, 22 Nov 2018 11:30
Destinations to enjoy the snow
Hotels.com unveils an extraordinary Friday deals alert with discounts of up to 75 per cent and an additional 10-per-cent off when using the code ‘Thanks’ for hotels all over the world.
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 16:03
Coming soon to your table: Amazing Echizen-gani
The season for catching zuwai-gani – snow crabs – has returned to the Sea of Japan off Fukui Prefecture, continuing until March 20.
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 12:56
The panto comes to town
After the success of “Cinderella” and “Aladdin”, Bangkok Community Theatre (BCT) is bringing British pantomime back to Bangkok with the much-loved tale of “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs”.
Sat, 13 Oct 2018 15:23
Snowstorm kills nine climbers on Nepal peak
All nine members of a South Korean climbing expedition were confirmed dead Saturday after a violent snowstorm devastated their camp on Nepal's Mount Gurja, one of the deadliest mountaineering accidents to hit the Himalayan nation in recent years.
Tue, 09 Oct 2018 01:00
Mad for mushrooms
Coast Beach Club & Bistro at the Centara Grand Hua Hin goes wild for fungi this month with a “Mushroom Mania” promotion that includes fresh Tagliatelle with Chanterelle in Cream Sauce, Snow Fish with Mushroom Ragout and Pan-seared Pork Chops served with sauteed mushrooms in a creamy garlic and parmesan sauce.
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 01:00
Chinese farmers swap sheep for skis ahead of Olympics
It may be hot outside but that doesn’t stop doctors and former shepherds on skis snowploughing on giant white treadmills on the outskirts of Beijing – part of the battalions of workers learning the sport ahead of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 15:34
Sun, snow, sea and la dolce vita
Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH) has expanded its portfolio by introducing five new members in Thailand, Norway, Switzerland and Italy to ensure a luxury holiday experience.
Thu, 09 Aug 2018 01:00
Netflix boards all-new futuristic action thriller
Through a deal with ITV Studios Global Entertainment, Netflix will premiere the series “Snowpiercer” co-produced by Tomorrow Studios and Studio T to its members globally outside of the US and China in 2019.
movie & TV
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 01:00
Grown up debate? Or protect the snowflakes?
Re: “Bigots can’t tolerate difference – or debate” and “When ‘political correctness’ is actually just correct”, Have Your Say, yesterday.
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 10:15
China economic growth slows to 6.7% in second quarter
Chinese growth slowed slightly in the second quarter as the world's number two economy faced a snowballing trade fight with the United States.
Sat, 23 Jun 2018 19:18
'Game of Thrones' Jon Snow to marry on-screen flame
Actors Kit Harington and Rose Leslie, who played on-screen lovers Jon Snow and Ygritte in fantasy TV saga "Game of Thrones", are to wed in Britain on Saturday.