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  • LIFE

    Through the look of glass

    Life, Kaona Pongpipat, Published on 14/10/2015

    » 'By The Glass", a current show at Serindia Gallery by British artist Louise Truslow, is perched somewhere between fine and decorative arts. Most of the kiln-formed glasses are bowl-shaped, yet, displayed against a lit table, they become more like abstract sculptures, immediately rid of function and practicality.

  • WORLD

    HK protests: Behind the barricade

    News, Dave Kendall, Published on 18/11/2019

    » On the night of Nov 13th in Hong Kong, I heard there was a protest in the city centre of the area of the New Territories I was staying in, Sha Tin. After crossing the bridge over the Shing Mun River, I notice four protesters talking beneath a pedestrian underpass. Walking through the megamalls that constitute the city centre, I see workers clearing up broken glass but see no protesters. But on my way back across the bridge to my hotel, I encounter a crowd of about 50 people yelling and screaming abuse, and working my way through them, see a line of riot police advancing from the other direction. After several minutes of shining torches and bellowing warnings through a megaphone, the police raise the black flag warning that tear gas will be fired. The crowd retreats as one or two canisters are fired.

  • WORLD

    Japan picks up pieces after earthquake shakes Osaka

    Published on 18/06/2018

    » TOKYO: At least three people were killed, including a nine-year-old girl, and more than 200 injured when a strong quake rocked Japan's second city of Osaka during Monday's morning rush hour.

  • LIFE

    Anchorman

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 19/09/2016

    » Veteran CNN anchor and international business correspondent Richard Quest's raspy voice and boisterous persona on television might draw a fair share of haters as well as admirers, but one thing is certain: they all love watching him.

  • THAILAND

    Fire at Bangkok cinema complex put out

    Online Reporters, Published on 28/07/2016

    » Two people were slightly injured after a fire broke out at the multi-screen Major Cineplex Pinklao on Thursday morning. It was extinguished in the afternoon.

  • THAILAND

    19 killed, 123 hurt as bomb blast rocks Bangkok tourist attraction

    Online Reporters, Published on 17/08/2015

    » A bomb explosion inside one of Bangkok’s most popular tourist attractions killed at least 19 people and injured 123 others – mostly foreign tourists – on Monday.

  • BUSINESS

    Timeless virtues for modern corporate leaders

    Business, Sorayuth Vathanavisuth, Published on 11/12/2014

    » The birthday of His Majesty the King, which people across Thailand celebrated last week, provides an opportunity to reflect on all the great things our beloved king has done for our country and his people. During his 68-year reign, His Majesty has shared his views on numerous important issues and performed as a role model for us.

  • WORLD

    Myanmar army moves into riot town

    Published on 23/03/2013

    » MEIKHTILA, MYANMAR — Myanmar's army took control of a ruined central city on Saturday, regaining control after several days of clashes between Buddhists and Muslims that killed dozens of people and left scores of buildings in flames in the worst sectarian bloodshed to hit the country this year.

  • THAILAND

    CIB 'decodes' burglaries to crack down on petty theft

    News, Wassayos Ngamkham, Published on 04/04/2016

    » While petty crimes may not lead to huge losses, they are nevertheless annoying for the victims -- especially when they concern donation boxes at temples, mosques or hospitals.

  • LIFE

    Relentlessly restive

    Life, Ariane Kupferman-Sutthavong, Published on 03/05/2017

    » 'I think they're just selling clothes here," said one of three girls, as they walked out of the narrow, circular corridor leading to an exhibition space at the Bangkok Arts and Culture Centre.

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