• Mon, 24 Sep 2018 01:00
    Life in limbo for Thailand’s urban refugees
    Although Thailand has hosted tens of thousands of Myanmar refugees in “temporary shelters” along the Myanmar border for more than three decades now, Thai authorities are often surprised to learn that there are other refugees in need of protection in Thailand.
    opinion
  • Mon, 24 Sep 2018 01:00
    Anti-narcotics operations in Surat Thani in high gear
    Authorities have been trying to thwart the flow of illicit drugs to tourist islands like Samui and Pha Ngan.
    national
  • Mon, 24 Sep 2018 01:00
    Ageing population creates opportunities for aware and sensitive businesses: study
    THAILAND WILL become a full-fledged ageing society in 2021 when the number of its senior citizens is expected to reach 13.1 million or 20 per cent of the total population, the National Economic and Social Development Board or NESDB reported recently.
    Real Estate
  • Sun, 23 Sep 2018 13:27
    Tokyo remains a pricey city for mobile phone users
    TOKYO - Tokyo is the most expensive of six major world cities, including New York and London, when it comes to mobile phone service fees. Customers in the Japanese capital shell out ¥7,562 ($67) per month — 4.2 times more than the ¥1,783 Parisians pay, which is the lowest figure among the six cities.
    Tech
  • Sun, 23 Sep 2018 01:00
    China-Vatican ties: From broken churches to deal on bishops
    The Vatican and China announced Saturday a deal to resolve the thorny issue of who gets to appoint bishops, a dispute that bedevilled their relations for decades.
    ASEAN+
  • Sat, 22 Sep 2018 18:30
    Taiwan says ties with Vatican safe despite China deal
    Taiwan said Saturday that a historic agreement between China and the Vatican would not result in Taipei losing its only diplomatic ally in Europe.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 22 Sep 2018 18:28
    China says to push to improve Vatican ties after bishop deal
    China and the Vatican will push to improve bilateral ties after the two sides signed a "provisional" agreement on the appointment of bishops on Saturday, the Chinese foreign ministry said.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 22 Sep 2018 01:00
    Future of train travel is smart, electric and comfortable
    Transportation by train is a necessity for cities around the world as urbanisation changes people’s lifestyles and they seek work in the city. Train manufacturers are keeping up with innovative technologies and design for both their plants and their products as they try to keep up with regulations and public tastes and preferences, including environmental regulations.
    Tech
  • Fri, 21 Sep 2018 15:34
    Hunt on for Australian driver seen mowing down emus
    Sickening footage showing a man laughing as he mows down emus with his car has been described as "horrific cruelty" by Australian animal welfare authorities. 
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 21 Sep 2018 01:00
    Sustainable ecosystem needed for telecom boom in Myanmar
    THE PROSPECTS of Myanmar experiencing a sudden boom in telecom will not be realised if the authorities failed to create a sustainable ecosystem in time, according to speakers at Myanmar Connect 2018, held on September 18-19.
    Economy
  • Thu, 20 Sep 2018 14:35
    An Address in Dubai
    Emaar Hospitality Group’s 13 properties welcome travellers to Dubai this summer with special rates that are available until the end of the month.
    sleep
  • Thu, 20 Sep 2018 14:27
    Owners told to report fishy jewellery 
    Owners of jewellery containing a dorsal fin from a bowmouth guitarfish (Rhina ancylostoma), must report it to the authorities by November 29 or face a fine.
    national
  • Thu, 20 Sep 2018 13:27
    Australian tourist haven suffers twin shark attacks
    A girl was in a serious condition and a woman was fighting for her life, Australian authorities said Thursday after two separate shark attacks at an idyllic beach retreat.
    travel
  • Thu, 20 Sep 2018 10:23
    Najib to face at least 20 charges over 1MDB scandal
    Former PM Najib Razak is expected to face "nothing less" than 20 charges under the Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Terrorism Financing and Proceeds of Unlawful Activities Act
    ASEAN+
  • Thu, 20 Sep 2018 10:06
    UN releases report on how to curb 'overtourism'
    The United Nations has released a guidebook for cities like Amsterdam, Barcelona and Lisbon on how to manage the effects of overtourism.
    Breaking News
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