Thu, 18 Apr 2019 01:00
Vietnam under fire in steel trade
VIETNAM’S steel industry is facing 47 anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigations from importing countries, accounting for one-third of the total cases of Vietnamese goods, according to a report from the Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Trade Defence Department.
Wed, 03 Apr 2019 11:27
Defence volunteer base in Pattani comes under fire
The nine defence volunteers on duty at a base in southern Pattani province escaped injury in a gun battle with suspected insurgents late Tuesday night.
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 15:09
Latest : Miss USA apologizes for mocking non-English speaking Miss Universe contestants
Miss USA 2018, Sarah Rose Summers, has come under fire just days before taking the stage in the ongoing Miss Universe contest for mocking fellow contestants Miss Vietnam and Miss Cambodia for their poor English language skills.
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 07:16
Facebook teaches New Yorkers about privacy at 'pop-up' kiosk
Facebook, under fire over missteps on privacy and data protection, went directly to the public on Thursday with a pop-up kiosk in New York where users could ask questions and find out more about how the social network handles personal information.
Fri, 30 Nov 2018 08:15
Macron vows 'no retreat' on reform
French President Emmanuel Macron, under fire from swelling protest, insisted Thursday he would "never retreat" and cast himself as a progressive voice on the global stage.
Thu, 29 Nov 2018 17:16
International school under fire for SET listing
A senior Democrat Party member and ex-finance minister Korn Chaitikavanij has objected to SISB Co Ltd, the manager of the Singapore International School in Thailand, being listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET).
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 01:00
Hospital under fire as injured woman dies
A BANGKOK hospital was accused of sending a 38-year-old woman, who had sustained injuries after her jealous husband splashed acid on her face at 5am on Friday, to another hospital for which she has subscribed to a universal healthcare scheme or “gold card” but the woman reportedly died in the taxi on the way in front of her 12-year-old daughter.
Tue, 30 Oct 2018 10:49
Apple Watch supplier under fire over China student labour
Apple is investigating a factory in southwest China after a labour rights group said the tech giant's supplier forced student workers to work "like robots" to assemble its popular Apple Watch.
Wed, 12 Sep 2018 06:52
US rights group wades into yoga pants school dress code row
Yoga pants and leggings have become a staple in the wardrobes of many Americans -- but one US school district is under fire for allegedly punishing young girls who wear them to class.
Wed, 12 Sep 2018 01:00
Young pop idol under fire for hosting govt publicity show
A YOUNG SUPERSTAR has become the subject of a heated political debate and the target of attack for hosting a television show publicising the government’s achievements.
Tue, 11 Sep 2018 14:55
Australian cartoonist under fire for Serena sketch
An Australian cartoonist faced withering criticism on Tuesday for portraying tennis superstar Serena Williams using -- what Harry Potter author JK Rowling described as -- "racist and sexist tropes".
Tue, 11 Sep 2018 07:51
Junta under fire over detention of woman
Activists warn Thailand becoming A ‘ROGUE STATE’ while Prawit hints at separatist activity
Fri, 31 Aug 2018 09:44
US journalist told to 'act like a lady' by police
Police in Colorado have come under fire after an officer told a journalist "to act like a lady" while she was being handcuffed for taking photographs.
Tue, 28 Aug 2018 07:00
In U-turn, Trump lowers WHouse flag for McCain
Under fire for what critics said was a lack of respect for the late US senator John McCain, President Donald Trump issued Monday a formal proclamation about the lawmaker's death and ordered the White House flag back to half-staff.
Thu, 09 Aug 2018 16:53
Malaysia govt slammed over removal of LGBT portraits
Kuala Lumpur - The Malaysian government came under fire Thursday for ordering the removal of two LGBT activists' portraits from an exhibition, with campaigners labelling it an attack on the "dignity" of the gay community.