Wed, 09 Jan 2019 01:00
Old restrictions, new reforms: Saudi Arabia’s treatment of women
A desperate legal fight by 18-year-old Saudi Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun to stop her deportation from Bangkok airport has yet again shone a spotlight on the treatment of women in her homeland.
Mon, 07 Jan 2019 23:53
TCEB to spotlight venue standard, promoting Thailand as Asian MICE business hub
The Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) is planning a five-year venue development model scheme (2019-2023) with the intention of promoting the Kingdom as Asia’s MICE business hub that meets international standards, as well as the centre for MICE education within Asean.
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 01:00
How beauty breaks down barriers
Social-media interest in Miss Universe is doing more than boost Thai fashion and tourism – it’s also spotlighting LGBT issues
Fri, 30 Nov 2018 01:00
Big thrust, little safety: Why Indonesia planes keep crashing
With 40 fatal accidents over the past 15 years, the country is under spotlight again
Sat, 24 Nov 2018 15:53
Taiwan vote spotlights social and political rifts
Millions of Taiwanese went to the polls Saturday in key elections which tap into a raft of divisive issues, from relations with Beijing to gay rights.
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 17:32
Painterball shines the spotlight on Moleskine
Moleskine, billed as the creators’ favourite global lifestyle brand, is collaborating with Thai rising-star artist Seatapron Korwanichakul, widely known as Painterbell – the creator of the John Lulu and Friends characters.
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 01:00
A reversal of fortune
BACK IN THE SPOTLIGHT, SUTHEP THAUGSUBAN IS HEARING FAR FEWER CHEERS THAN HE ONCE DID
Fri, 09 Nov 2018 15:38
Vietnam: South China Sea issues come under the spotlight
Discussions and forums on the South China Sea (called East Sea by Vietnam) have become sources of interdisciplinary study among scholars and researchers from the fields of politics, social policy, environment and strategy over the past decade.
Tue, 06 Nov 2018 09:15
China rights record in spotlight at UN review
China's mass detainment of ethnic Uighurs and its crackdown on civil liberties will likely figure high on the agenda Tuesday when countries meet at the UN in Geneva to review Beijing's rights record.
Wed, 10 Oct 2018 01:00
Love en pointe
The Singapore Dance Theatre brings romance to the spotlight with the wedding scenes of three popular ballets
Thu, 04 Oct 2018 14:42
Shining the spotlight on Isaan
Seacon Bangkae turns its sights on “Modern I-Isaan” over the next week, showcasing products an and traditional knowledge from the Northeast from a different angle.
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 01:00
A fine romance for Festival of Dance and Music
Singapore Dance Company puts love in the spotlight by staging the wedding scenes from three much-loved ballets
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 16:00
Something fishy going on at Seacon
Seacon Bangkae turns the spotlight on fish this month by holding the “Stunned in Shoals of Fish at the Fisherman Village” fair and recreating fish markets and fishing villages from three countries.
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.
Thu, 06 Sep 2018 20:30
Thai cave boys in the spotlight, again
The young Thai football team whose terrifying ordeal in a flooded cave captivated the world earlier this year recounted their memories of their rescue Thursday as they visited a spectacular exhibit chronicling the drama.