Sat, 22 Sep 2018 14:41
Tornado batters area near Canadian capital Ottawa
A tornado sparked chaos near the Canadian capital Ottawa on Friday, injuring dozens as homes were damaged, cars flipped over, and over 130,000 people left without power, local media said.
Sat, 22 Sep 2018 06:06
First to red planet will become Martians: Canada astronaut
Astronauts traveling through space on the long trip to Mars will not have the usual backup from mission control on Earth and will need to think of themselves as Martians to survive, Canada's most famous spaceman half-jokingly said Friday.
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 01:00
Minor revising business plan after major hotel acquisition
MINOR International (MINT), a leading hospitality, restaurant and lifestyle operator, is in the process of revising its rolling five-year business plan, taking into consideration its acquisition of NH Hotel Group, which is listed on the Madrid Stock Exchange in Spain.
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 10:20
Yusaku Maezawa: Japanese spaceman with a taste for art
Billionaire Yusaku Maezawa, confirmed as SpaceX's first Moon tourist, is a former wannabe rock star now worth $3 billion with a penchant for pricey modern art as well as space travel.
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 10:07
Bikers cough up Bt1.6 million in fines over first two months of pavement ban
Banning motorbikes from Bangkok pavements has given City Hall coffers a much-needed boost, though pedestrians are advised to stay light on their feet for now.
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 08:46
Japanese billionaire businessman is SpaceX's Moon tourist
Japanese billionaire businessman, online fashion tycoon and art collector Yusaku Maezawa was revealed Monday as the first tourist who will fly on a SpaceX rocket around the Moon.
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 06:46
3,2,1: SpaceX counts down to reveal mystery Moon traveller
SpaceX says it will reveal on Monday the name of the mysterious passenger it plans to send into orbit around the Moon, an ambitious project spearheaded by eccentric CEO Elon Musk.
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 01:00
Decision on CPTPP by year-end
THAILAND will decide by the end of the year its readiness to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Transpacific Partnership (CPTPP).
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 01:00
France to share space expertise with India
FRANCE has offered India its expertise in space medicine, astronaut health monitoring, life support and radiation protection for India’s proposed manned space mission.
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 09:41
Trade spat perils put spotlight on need for effective strategies
Short-term challenges from the escalating trade spat with the United States have reassured Chinese officials and experts of the need to support market-oriented reform and opening-up, with a particular focus on reducing debt and limiting government intervention.
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 16:13
Tourists rescued from boat stranded in stormy sea
Officials from the Hat Noppharat Thara–Mu Koh Phi Phi National Park in Krabi province and a private boat operator helped 14 Spanish tourists – including four children – return ashore after their boat engine broke down in the rough sea between Koh Phi Phi Don and Koh Phi Phi Le on Saturday afternoon.
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 04:50
Classy France into Davis Cup final, USA fight back in Croatia
France captain Yannick Noah said he "deserved a beer" to celebrate his defending Davis Cup champions' seamless progress past Spain and into their second successive final on Saturday.
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 14:48
ClassPass Shakes Up Fitness Scene in Bangkok
Fitness enthusiasts in Bangkok will soon enjoy a whole new world of flexibility and convenience as ClassPass, the leading membership to the world's largest fitness network, is expanding to Thailand in October 2018 after launching in Singapore and announcing plans to enter Hong Kong, according to its press statement.
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 13:24
Puerto Rico's Torres shares early Evian lead with Ciganda
Maria Torres, the first Puerto Rican to play in a women's major, and Spain's Carlota Ciganda both fired six-under par opening rounds of 65 to share the early lead at the Evian Championship on Thursday.
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 12:30
Bezos calls Trumps attacks on media 'dangerous'
Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon and owner of the Washington Post newspaper, warned Thursday that President Donald Trump's attacks on media are dangerous for the country.