Mon, 05 Nov 2018 11:56
Hidden history: Radar probes mass graves from Khmer Rouge era
A man walks gingerly over a small field in rural Cambodia, pushing a lawnmower-like contraption that deploys ground-penetrating radar to unearth clues of mass graves.
Sun, 04 Nov 2018 14:20
Teen rescued after being trapped in washing machine
SEOUL - A teenage girl was rescued Saturday by firefighters after being trapped inside a washing machine at a self-service laundromat in Busan.
Tue, 30 Oct 2018 09:16
Thai cave boys get VIP treatment at Manchester United
Twelve boys from Thailand who grabbed the world's attention in July when they were trapped in a flooded cave have realized a long-held ambition with a VIP visit to the Old Trafford stadium that is home to Manchester United.
Mon, 29 Oct 2018 01:00
Will the junta walk into the (t)rap?
Isn’t it going to be fun to see just how the NCPO deals with this toxic topic of a song by rappers that has proved very popular with Thai youth?
Wed, 24 Oct 2018 01:00
Countries waking up to risks attached to China loans
Countries around the world are now rethinking the readily available loans offered by China for infrastructure projects in their countries, after fearing they could fall prey to Beijing’s debt-trap diplomacy.
Sat, 20 Oct 2018 13:17
Thai cave survivors train with Galaxy, Ibrahimovic
The Thai junior football team who were rescued from a flooded cave after being trapped for more than two weeks trained with the Los Angeles Galaxy and their star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic on Friday in the latest stop of an international tour.
Fri, 19 Oct 2018 01:00
Prudential unit acquires 65% in TMBAM
Eastspring Investments (Eastspring), the Asian asset management business of Prudential Plc, has finalised the acquisition of 65 per cent of TMB Asset Management Co Ltd (TMBAM) from TMB Bank Plc. This acquisition allows Eastspring to expand its footprint in one of the fastest growing Asian markets, the company’s chief executive Guy Strapp said.
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 13:42
Royal motorcade officer saves trapped driver from car fire
A highway police captain leading a royal motorcade stopped at an accident scene and managed to pull out a trapped driver before his vehicle went up in flames on Wednesday morning.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 09:33
Smoking man with Parkinson’s killed in hay fire
A Lop Buri man with Parkinson’s disease died after he was trapped in a fire that burned a stack of hay he was leaning on while sitting and smoking a cigarette on Monday evening, police said.
Mon, 15 Oct 2018 01:00
New Cold War declared: What happens now?
US Vice President Mike Pence last week declared a new Cold War against China. America has now decisively stepped into the Thucydides Trap – the Ancient Greek historian’s thesis that a confrontation between an established and a rising power is almost always inevitable.
Sun, 14 Oct 2018 01:00
SPECIAL REPORT: Unique way of life at upper Songkhla Lake under threat
The RID's sluice gate against sea-water intrusion is being introduced on Pak Pra canal without residents' knowledge, posing threat to livelihoods and their self sufficient economy as much as the lake's ecosystems.
Wed, 10 Oct 2018 01:00
It may be more than a year before Tham Luang cave opens again to the public
THERE ARE no plans yet to reopen the world-famous Tham Luang cave in Chiang Rai province where 12 Mu Pa (Wild Boars) footballers and their deputy coach were trapped in late June, a senior official of the National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department said recently.
Sun, 07 Oct 2018 01:00
Indonesia mulls leaving quake-flattened villages as mass graves
More bodies were unearthed from the earthquake-and-tsunami-ravaged Indonesian city of Palu on Saturday, as authorities move closer to calling off the search for the dead trapped under flattened communities and declaring them mass graves.
Thu, 04 Oct 2018 01:00
Helping only the poor may hurt all in the end, seminar hears
SEVERAL ECONOMISTS have cautioned Thailand against falling into the trap of delivering state help to low-income earners only.
Tue, 02 Oct 2018 01:00
Do Thais want to be schooled by Socrates or the Kalama Sutta?
Re: “Thailand 4.0 and Digitalisation: Beware the buzzword trap”, Have Your Say, February 20, 2017.