Wed, 17 Jan 2018 01:00:00
A message of deepest gratitude to a great media veteran
I have stage fright. To people who know me or who have ever seen me speak in public, that’s probably one of my worst-kept secrets. Not that Suthichai Yoon cared, though. Among the many achievements of one of Thailand’s best-known and most respected veteran journalists was forcing me in front of a TV camera.
Mon, 15 Jan 2018 01:00:00
Time-sharing economy lived up to its name
Perhaps there is no term as popular, yet controversial, as “sharing economy” to be the buzzword for 2017 in China. Just as the first sentence in “A Tale of Two Cities” by Charles Dickens, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times”, for the sharing economy in 2017.
Wed, 03 Jan 2018 01:00:00
Asia’s ‘best’ to ‘worst’ in 2017
Strongmen reigned supreme as democracy took a hit, while the region’s rights beacon doused her own flame in the darkness engulfing Myanmar
Fri, 29 Dec 2017 16:12:28
Worst NY fire in decades kills 12 in the Bronx
A fire tore through a Bronx apartment building on Thursday, killing at least 12 people, including a toddler, and leaving four others fighting for their lives in New York's deadliest blaze in decades.
Sat, 30 Dec 2017 01:00:00
Doing their BEST to prepare for the worst
Local government and private agencies join forces to promote disaster preparedness among schools in Chiang Rai
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:14:12
Dashboard cameras proposed as Thailand claims worst traffic fatality ranking
As Thailand is unofficially acknowledged as having the highest fatality rate in road accidents worldwide, road safety advocates and police are backing a proposal that would see as many as 80 per cent of cars equipped with dashboard cameras and carrying “Photo in Car” stickers to discourage violations.
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 09:31:32
Qatar signs $8-bln deal to buy 24 Typhoon fighters from UK
Qatar signed a multi-billion-dollar deal Sunday to buy 24 Typhoon fighters from Britain, its second major defence agreement this week, which comes during the worst political crisis in the region for years.
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 01:00:00
The shape of … Ed Sheeran
Now over the worst of his broken limbs, the British singer and songwriter wows the Bangkok crowd
Thu, 09 Nov 2017 06:51:13
Asia’s best and worst countries for doing business
Singapore, closely followed by South Korea, remains the best country in which to run a business, according to the World Bank. While Brunei, Thailand and India have registered the most notable improvement in the ease of doing business, Pakistan, Myanmar and Bangladesh are the region’s lowest ranked economies.
Wed, 08 Nov 2017 01:00:00
Bangkok worst in SE Asia for traffic jams: survey
BANGKOK suffers the traffic jams in Southeast Asia, followed by Jakarta and Manila, according to a survey by Uber and BCG.
Mon, 30 Oct 2017 01:00:00
Worry not subsiding as 19 provinces remain flooded
No its only mismanagement when your minister does not release water from the dams, to save the rice and only releases it at the worst possible moment when the high tides are there. That is what happened during Yingluck Shinawatra.
Sun, 22 Oct 2017 01:00:00
‘Distressed’ at Trump dethroning Buchanan
As the founder of the James Buchanan fan club I’m deeply distressed to learn that 91 historians chosen by C-Span have rated Donald Trump as the worst president in history.
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:14:26
The more failure, the more diversions
Since historians are already rating Donald Trump the worst American president in history, his defenders have no choice but to engage in the “tactic of diversion”. Examples:
Wed, 11 Oct 2017 07:29:58
Catalan leaders sign independence declaration but put it on hold
Catalan leaders signed a declaration of independence from Spain on Tuesday but immediately put it on hold and called for talks with Madrid on the country's worst political crisis in decades.
Wed, 04 Oct 2017 14:11:10
Las Vegas shooter's girlfriend back in US, FBI to question her
Las Vegas - The girlfriend of Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock arrived back in the United States Tuesday evening and was met by FBI agents eager to hear whatever she might know about the motive behind his slaying of 58 people and wounding of more than 500 in the worst mass shooting in US history.