Fri, 28 Sep 2018 13:30
World's first human case of rat disease found in Hong Kong
A Hong Kong man has developed the world's first ever human case of the rat version of the hepatitis E virus, according to new research from one of the city's leading universities.
Tue, 11 Sep 2018 10:03
Will Samsung unveil world's first foldable phone in November?
Samsung Electronics might reveal some details on the world's first foldable smartphone in the pipeline at its developers' conference in San Francisco in November, according to the industry on Monday.
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 01:00
5G commercialisation heats up
THE GLOBAL information and communication technology industry is witnessing a fierce race for commercialisation of the fifth-generation mobile network services and products, as phone manufacturers and mobile carriers are aggressively engaged in heated competition to snatch the title of “world’s first.”
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 15:17
5G competition heats up for 'world first' title
The global information and communication technology industry is witnessing a fierce race for commercialization of the fifth-generation mobile network services and products, as phone manufacturers and mobile carriers are aggressively engaged in heated competition to snatch the title of "world's first."
Thu, 07 Jun 2018 06:41
World first EPR nuclear reactor begins work in China
A third generation EPR reactor in China carried out its first nuclear chain reaction on Wednesday, an initial start up which is a world first for the much-delayed European technology.
Sat, 19 May 2018 17:01
Russia unveils world's first floating nuclear power station
Sat, 05 May 2018 10:25
Durian Musang King makeup by Elianto, a world first
Malaysian cosmetics brand Elianto Make Up just created a Durian Musang King makeup collection, a world first.
Thu, 03 May 2018 01:00
Thai, French scientists manage breakthrough in curing thalassemia
THAI and French physician-scientists yesterday announced a method for correcting thalassemia, a blood disorder, by gene therapy – a world first in medicine.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 01:00
Banks blaze trail with blockchain
FOURTEEN Thai banks have come together to launch a scheme hailed as a world first in providing letters of guarantee (LGs) based on blockchain technology.
Fri, 02 Mar 2018 01:00
World's first hand-painted film vies for an Oscar
Gdansk, Pologne - Vying for an Oscar, "Loving Vincent" is the world's first animated feature film painted by hand -- all 65,000 frames -- in the distinct style of Vincent van Gogh.
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 01:00
Tickled pink: Japan lovers taste new chocs on Valentine's Day
Tokyo - It is a marriage made in Heaven for cute-obsessed Japan: this Valentine's Day, lovers can present the object of their affection with a world first -- naturally bright pink chocolate.
Mon, 12 Feb 2018 11:43
World first residential project for hydrogen energy
A pioneering project in Chiang Mai has hosted a summit to lay the foundation stone of the first “green hydrogen” refuelling station in Southeast Asia.
Tue, 30 Jan 2018 01:00
World's first mimic DNS server operates in China
WORLD'S first mimic DNS (Domain Name System) server went into operation last week in Central China's Henan province, a proactive move to prevent cyber attacks.
Tue, 30 May 2017 10:33
Australia to strip convicted paedophiles of passports
SYDNEY - Convicted paedophiles will have their passports cancelled to prevent them travelling overseas to offend again under tough new laws which Australia Tuesday hailed as a "world first".
Tue, 04 Oct 2016 01:00
ICC unveils ‘world first’ humanoid sales robot
ICC International, Saha Group’s trading arm for fashion apparel and cosmetic products, yesterday announced it use of point-of-sale robots