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February 14, 2016 9:41 am

Intelligent robots threaten millions of jobs

"We are approaching a time when machines will be able to outperform humans at almost any task," said Moshe Vardi, director of the Institute for Information Technology at Rice University in..

February 13, 2016 2:45 pm

Aussie man who woke from coma speaking Chinese finds TV..

Ben McMahon was involved in a serious car accident in 2013 which left him in a coma for more than a week. When he awoke, to the astonishment of his family, the Melbourne man started speaking in..

February 13, 2016 1:31 pm

Thai envoys given new assignment

Sek Wannamethee, spokesman of the Foreign Affairs Ministry, said the order followed international media’s criticisms on Thailand’s election timeframe, after the new charter draft was announced...

February 13, 2016 1:18 pm

No casualties after Indonesia island quake

The quake Friday cut electricity and telephones lines, leaving the island incommunicado for hours, said Sutopo Nugroho, spokesman for the National Disaster Management Agency. "Electricity is..

February 13, 2016 1:14 pm

Tourist dies scuba diving in Phi Phi

Chinese national Minghua Jiang, 62, was recovered unconscious at about noon while scuba diving for the first time near Koh Poda (Koh Yawasam) in Phi Phi national park. Mr Jiang, who was..

February 13, 2016 12:44 pm

Mock elections held across Philippines

Comelec chair Andres Bautista said the mock elections were generally "smooth," however, he noted that the voter turnout was lower than expected. "By large, it was smooth, but at the same time,..

February 13, 2016 12:04 pm

Another FB users nabbed in Myanmar

The accused was identified as sailor Hla Bhone, 38, from Mayangone Township. He allegedly posted manipulated pictures that depicted the senior general wearing a sarong as a turban, Thein Sein..

February 13, 2016 12:02 pm

UK's The Independent to stop printing in March

ESI Media, the owners, announced that the move will capitalise on The Independent's position as the fastest growing UK quality newspaper website. It said rapid digital growth in the past three..

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Bang Luang Market

In 1903, Chinese immigrants set up this market on the western bank of Tha Chin River in Nakhon Pat

Nang Lerng Market

Officially launched on March 29, 1900 in Bangkok, this market has a long history and many time-tes

February 13, 2016 11:29 am

Lady Gaga readies experimental Grammy tribute to Bowie

The music industry’s biggest night takes place Monday barely a month after the shocking death of Bowie, who over his half-century career became one of the most influential figures in pop..

February 13, 2016 11:06 am

900-year-old temple found in Northern Bangladesh

A team from the Department of Archaeology excavated the temple on a reserved archaeological site in Dharmapalagarh area, named after the 2nd Dharma Pala who had established his capital there. ..

February 12, 2016 9:42 pm

Britain's Independent daily drops print edition: owner

ESI Media said it was also selling off the "i" -- a cut-price sister title -- to fund the website of The Independent, which was set up in 1986. - AFP

February 12, 2016 9:30 pm

Farewell Philae: Earth says goodbye to comet probe

"Time to say goodbye to Philae," announced the German Aerospace Center DLR, and said it "will no longer be sending any commands." Philae’s comet host is moving further and further away from..