Fri, 18 Jan 2019 01:00
On environmental issues, the time for action is now
The worst fears about global warming, often presented as academic papers or in fashionable business-forum “talks”, are now here in Bangkok with us, through the smog of pollution choking us and threatening our lives.
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 12:59
As kindergarteners ail, Bangkok joins top 10 for smog
A kindergarten in Chatuchak district has suspended classes because of air pollution that has landed Bangkok on the top 10 list of worst-polluted cities.
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 01:00
Car sales in worst slump since ’98
VEHICLE sales in the Philippines fell by 16 per cent last year, the worst full-year decline since the financial crisis in 1998. Members of two large automotive groups in the country sold 357,410 units last year, much less than the 425,673 units sold in 2017.
Mon, 07 Jan 2019 05:22
Aussie horror show as Jordan stun Asian Cup champs
Australia's Asian Cup title defence suffered a huge blow on Sunday when they were stunned 1-0 by Jordan in their worst ever start to the competition.
Sat, 05 Jan 2019 14:25
Floods, blackouts after Thai storm, but tourist islands spared
Nakhon Si Thammarat - Floods and blackouts caused by Tropical Storm Pabuk left nearly 30,000 people in evacuation shelters across southern Thailand Saturday, as relieved tourists stranded on islands further north were spared the worst and began to plot routes home.
Mon, 31 Dec 2018 14:25
Japan ranks 20th in labour productivity
TOKYO - Japan ranked 20th among the 36 member states of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development in labor productivity in 2017 at $47.50 per hour, keeping the same ranking as the previous year, but marking the worst standing among the Group of Seven major economies, according to a report by the Tokyo-based Japan Productivity Center.
Fri, 28 Dec 2018 14:40
Blue sky at night lights up social media in New York
An alien invasion? The Rapture? The sky flashed an eerie blue over New York City on Thursday night and social media users feared the worst.
Sat, 22 Dec 2018 15:01
Third straight rout end worst weak for Dow, Nasdaq since 2008 crisis
Wall Street ended its worst week in a decade with more bruising losses Friday, and with the tech-rich Nasdaq entering a bear market amid worries about trade wars and a possible US government shutdown.
Sat, 22 Dec 2018 07:11
Dow, Nasdaq close worst week since late 2008
Wall Street suffered a third straight rout Friday, ending its worst week since late 2008 at the start of the global financial crisis in a sell-off prompted by worries over trade wars and a possible government shutdown.
Wed, 19 Dec 2018 06:09
Manchester United sack Mourinho in bid to turn season round
Manchester United sacked manager Jose Mourinho on Tuesday after the club's worst start to a season in nearly three decades, hoping to bring about a radical change in atmosphere and the direction of the club.
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 20:13
Manchester United lose patience and sack Mourinho
Manchester United have sacked manager Jose Mourinho after their worst start to a season in almost 30 years, the club announced on Tuesday.
Sun, 18 Nov 2018 01:00
Trump to visit as more than 1,000 missing in California fire
President Donald Trump was to arrive Saturday in California where more than 1,000 people are listed missing in the worst-ever wildfire to hit the wealthiest US state, which is at the forefront of resistance to Trump's environmental and other policies.
Thu, 08 Nov 2018 01:00
Doctors call for law banning child boxers
INTERNATIONAL paediatricians say getting children to box professionally is the worst type of child abuse, and called on Thai lawmakers to pass a law banning children under the age of 12 from the boxing ring in order to prevent them from suffering long-lasting brain injuries.
Mon, 29 Oct 2018 01:00
Pheu Thai prepares for worst-case scenario
New leader Viroj Paoin says party has not violated any law; Sudarat says they will not be intimidated by threat of dissolution.
Sun, 28 Oct 2018 10:17
Synagogue gunman kills 11 in America's worst anti-Semitic attack
Pittsburgh - A gunman faces 29 federal charges of violent crimes after he opened fire during a baby-naming ceremony at a synagogue in the US city of Pittsburgh on Saturday, killing 11 people and injuring six in the deadliest anti-Semitic attack in recent US history.