Wed, 14 Nov 2018 01:00
Give credit to the West for Thai cuisine
The Minister for Culture, Vira Rojpojchanarat, has made headlines over the past week by complaining that Western influences are corrupting the character of traditional Thai food dishes.
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 19:00
Norway frigate sinks after tanker collision
A Norwegian frigate that collided with a Maltese tanker in a fjord in western Norway last week was almost entirely submerged on Tuesday after cables holding it in place broke.
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 16:04
Take a bite of this
Siwilai City Club at Central Embassy is introducing an all-new menu that blends local ingredients with a Western-style cooking experience, plus a new collaboration series with talented chefs and celebrated restaurants.
Sat, 10 Nov 2018 12:09
Nine die in California wildfires, tens of thousands forced to flee
Nine people were declared dead and tens of thousands evacuated Friday as fierce wildfires raged across the western US state of California, with one rapidly spreading blaze threatening the famed resort of Malibu.
Mon, 05 Nov 2018 01:00
Two decades of Western classics
The 20th Festival of Dance and Music created many more fond memories
Fri, 02 Nov 2018 01:00
Poison gas: World War I’s weapon of terror
On April 22, 1915, a greenish fog drifted over the battlefield north of Ypres in Belgium, choking to death some 5,000 French soldiers and heralding a new type of terror on the Western Front.
Tue, 30 Oct 2018 17:10
Govt plan for tourism buoys Plus Property
Sansiri Plc’s property management arm, Plus Property Co Ltd, expects promising prospects for properties in Hua Hin and Cha-am in response to government plans to develop tourism in the western parts of the country.
Sat, 27 Oct 2018 18:51
Turkey hosts Syria summit with Russian, French, German leaders
The leaders of Russia, France and Germany arrived in Istanbul on Saturday for a four-nation summit aiming to find a lasting political solution to the Syrian civil war and salvage a fragile ceasefire in a rebel-held northwestern province.
Fri, 26 Oct 2018 12:47
Knife attacker wounds 14 children in Chinese kindergarten
A knife-wielding woman attacked and injured 14 children at a kindergarten in China's southwestern Sichuan province on Friday, authorities said.
Sat, 20 Oct 2018 01:00
Burgers with that British factor
Western comfort food arrives in downtown Bangkok with the opening of Papa’s Kitchen Metro
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 11:57
Canada legalizes marijuana for recreational use
Nearly a century of marijuana prohibition came to an end Wednesday as Canada became the first major Western nation to legalize and regulate its sale and recreational use.
Sat, 13 Oct 2018 15:28
At least 22 dead in Indonesia floods and landslides
At least 22 people have died and many are missing after heavy rain unleashed flash floods and landslides in western Indonesia, an official said Saturday.
Fri, 12 Oct 2018 01:00
Putin caught red-handed trying to undermine Western democracies
In the aftermath of the poisoning earlier this year in Salisbury, England, of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, the usual suspects were queuing up to give us the dubious benefit of their harebrained conspiracy theories as to who might have been responsible.
Fri, 05 Oct 2018 09:34
US indicts seven Russian military intel agents in global hacking conspiracy
The US Justice Department Thursday indicted seven agents of Russia's GRU military intelligence agency as part of a joint crackdown with Western allies on a series of major hacking plots attributed to Moscow.
Thu, 04 Oct 2018 19:14
LG opens new R&D center for air-cleaning solutions
SEOUL - LG Electronics opened a new research and development center within its Campus in southwestern Seoul that is dedicated to air-cleaning technologies and solutions.