Thu, 21 Mar 2019 18:53
Storm batters Bangkok
A summer storm on Thursday afternoon swiftly passed through Bangkok's Lak Si and Don Muang, leaving some damage, including toppled small trees on Soi Vibhavadi 60, clogged flooding and an under-construction Vibhavadi-Rangsit pedestrian bridge's metal scaffold to fall onto a car at Lak Si Intersection.
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 13:53
Drugs valued at Bt800m seized in three recent busts
Police have seized a total of eight million methamphetamine pills, 2,070 grams of crystal meth or "ice" and 1,546 grams of cocaine – with an estimated street value of Bt800 million - from three recent drug busts.
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 01:00
Xi’an gets flower power
Xi’an, one of the oldest cities in China and considered an imperial city during the Sui and Tang dynasties 1,300 years ago, has launched a “Flower City” project, which will feature flower-lined streets, gardens and paths, as well as floral galleries and fields.
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 01:00
Malaysia plants hope for palm oil’s future
Test tubes holding plants line shelves in a Malaysian laboratory, the heart of a breeding programme for dwarf palm oil trees which scientists hope will cut costs and limit the environmental damage caused by the controversial industry.
Mon, 18 Mar 2019 12:51
Father, daughter killed on family road trip to Krabi
A family trip ended in tragedy on Monday morning when their car crashed into a tree in Prachuap Khiri Khan, killing the father and daughter and leaving the mother and son injured.
Sat, 16 Mar 2019 11:25
Digital cherry tree blooms in Tokyo
TOKYO - An event in which an art installation uses LED lights to imitate cherry blossoms and restaurants offer dishes on the same theme started Friday in the Nihonbashi district of Chuo Ward, Tokyo.
Thu, 14 Mar 2019 14:30
Video : Transgender goes stark naked in Bukit Bintang
KUALA LUMPUR: A naked person – who appears to be a transgender – was seen roaming the streets along Jalan Imbi, near Bukit Bintang here on Wednesday (March 13).
Tue, 12 Mar 2019 21:30
15 years on, family of disappeared Thai lawyer 'waiting for justice'
The wife of a lawyer who vanished after being snatched off the streets of Bangkok 15 years ago urged Thailand on Tuesday to toughen laws to end impunity of officials accused of carrying out enforced disappearances.
Tue, 12 Mar 2019 01:00
Hilton to ride on Asia Pacific growth
DoubleTree by Hilton is turning its focus to Asia Pacific as part of the company’s ambitious global development plans, Sean Wooden, Hilton’s vice president for brand management, Asia Pacific, said in an interview with The Nation’s Kwanchai Rungfapaisarn.
Tue, 12 Mar 2019 01:00
Humans, AI compete over cherry blossom dates in Japan
WHO CAN MORE accurately predict when Japan’s cherry trees will bloom, artificial intelligence or humans? Shimadzu Business Systems Corp, a Kyoto-based subsidiary of Shimadzu Corp, started a unique competition between the two sides.
Mon, 11 Mar 2019 16:55
NYC graffiti hero UFO907 joins Bangkok street culture sale
“Siam Discovery: Discovery Street Culture” at the Bangkok mall from March 11 to 27 features the work of New York City graffiti artist UFO907 for the first time in Thailand.
Sun, 10 Mar 2019 18:40
RIDE WITH A VIEW
A group of cyclists yesterday ride along a tree-lined road in the eastern area of Pathum Thani province during an 80-kilometre race yesterday, held as part of the two-day bicycling event called “Perd Muang Pan, Chom Pathum Thani 2019” (Go Sight-Seeing in Pathum Thani City With A Bicycle Ride).
Sun, 10 Mar 2019 11:32
Humans, AI compete to predict cherry blossom dates
Who can more accurately predict when Japan’s cherry trees will bloom, artificial intelligence or humans? Shimadzu Business Systems Corp., a Kyoto-based subsidiary of Shimadzu Corp., started a unique competition between the two sides.
Sun, 10 Mar 2019 09:11
Venezuela's Guaido calls for nationwide march on Caracas
Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido on Saturday announced a nationwide march on Caracas as thousands of people took to the capital's streets to crank up the pressure on beleaguered President Nicolas Maduro.
Sun, 10 Mar 2019 01:00
New York's iconic Chrysler Building to sell for $150 mn: report
The owners of the Chrysler Building have reached a deal to sell the iconic New York City building for "a little more than $150 million," The Wall Street Journal reported Saturday.