• Sun, 31 Mar 2019 01:00
    King strips ex-premier Thaksin of royal decorations
    The Thai king has revoked the royal decorations of billionaire ex-premier Thaksin Shinawatra, citing his conviction and "extremely inappropriate" flight from the country, according to an announcement published Saturday.
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  • Fri, 29 Mar 2019 01:00
    Military strips Thaksin of award, calls for ‘good people’ to govern
    MILITARY TOP brass yesterday issued a strong call for a government of “good people” in accordance with the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s exhortation, while the Armed Forces Academies Preparatory School Alumni Foundation stripped former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra of an award due to his alleged disrespect for the monarchy.
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  • Mon, 28 Jan 2019 01:00
    IPC strips Malaysia of right to host World Para Swimming Championships
    PETALING JAYA: The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has stripped Malaysia of the right to host the 2019 World Para Swimming Championships, which were due to be held in Kuching between July 29 and Aug 4.
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  • Tue, 13 Nov 2018 08:08
    Amnesty strips Aung San Suu Kyi of highest honour
    Amnesty International on Monday stripped Aung San Suu Kyi of its highest honour over the de facto Myanmar leader's "indifference" to the atrocities committed by the military against Rohingya Muslims.
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  • Mon, 01 Oct 2018 17:59
    Air freight capacity growth still outstrips demand growth: IATA
    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) on Monday released data for global air-freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometres, rose 2.3 per cent in August, compared to the same period last year.
  • Fri, 28 Sep 2018 10:04
    Canada strips Aung San Suu Kyi of honorary citizenship
    Canada's parliament voted unanimously on Thursday to effectively strip Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi of her honorary Canadian citizenship over the Rohingya crisis.
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  • Wed, 02 May 2018 01:00
    Why Trump should win the Nobel Peace Prize
    While Trump’s detractors spend their lives writing futile letters tearing strips off the great man, this comment was made by the president of South Korea: “President Trump should win the Nobel Peace Prize. What we need is only peace.” 
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  • Sun, 18 Mar 2018 15:24
    Cafe offers a deathly experience
    At first glance you will feel that you are at a funeral, not a cafe. Greeting you is a coffin and funeral wreaths. The venue is also decorated grimly with strips of black cloth.
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  • Tue, 14 Mar 2017 01:00
    L’Oreal Thailand outstrips market
    L’OREAL (Thailand) Co, the local unit of a French cosmetics company, recently released its 2016 business results, which indicated it had outperformed the rest of the market for the fifth year.
  • Tue, 07 Mar 2017 01:00
    Sangha stonewalls calls to defrock Dhammachayo
    Council waits for official notice after king strips him of rank on Saturday.
  • Sun, 05 Mar 2017 22:49
    His Majesty strips fugitive Phra Dhammachayo of patriarch rank
    His Majesty the King has signed a royal command to strip Phra Dhammachayo of a senior monk rank, equivalent to a patriarch.
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  • Fri, 16 Sep 2016 01:00
    High-rise office rents drop by 7% in S’pore
    SINGAPOREAN landlords are paying the penalty for a slowing economy. Alone among the world’s major cities, the cost of renting an office with panoramic views is falling as supply outstrips demand, according to a report from Bloomberg.
  • Thu, 07 Jul 2016 07:19
    Hepatitis outstrips AIDS, TB as killer: report
    PARIS - Virus-caused hepatitis has become a leading cause of death and disability in the world, killing more people in a year than AIDS, tuberculosis or malaria, a report said Thursday.
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  • Tue, 07 Jun 2016 01:00
    Up close and intimate
    Damien Rice strips away the backing for an amazing concert featuring just his vocals and a guitar
  • Wed, 27 Apr 2016 16:07
    S&P strips ExxonMobil of triple-A rating
    NEW YORK - Standard and Poor's stripped ExxonMobil of its triple A rating Tuesday, saying the oil giant's rising debt and weaker earnings outlook meant it no longer qualified for the highest credit grade.
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