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  • WORLD

    Nature's GPS: Sharks read magnetic fields for directions

    AFP, Published on 07/05/2021

    » WASHINGTON: Forget Google Maps -- sharks can read the Earth's magnetic field like a GPS navigator to find their way, a study in Current Biology showed Thursday.

  • BUSINESS

    Development aims to break the mould

    Business, Kanana Katharangsiporn, Published on 07/05/2021

    » Magnolia Quality Development Corporation (MQDC) plans to launch the first three residential projects at The Forestias, a 125-billion-baht mixed-use development on Bangna-Trad Road, with a concept of sustainability, well-being and intergeneration.

  • LIFE

    Life in the time of Rona

    Guru, Eric E Surbano, Published on 07/05/2021

    » It's no mystery that the Covid-19 pandemic has upended the lives of people from all walks of life, all over the world. From children who were looking forward to their first day of school to people in retirement, there's not a single person who hasn't felt the effects of the coronavirus, even if they weren't necessarily infected.

  • OPINION

    Time to start measuring what matters

    Oped, Published on 07/05/2021

    » As many as 150 million people globally, roughly the combined population of Canada, France and the United Kingdom, may have fallen into pandemic-induced extreme poverty over the past year. Partly as a result, governments are currently pumping unprecedented amounts of money into their Covid-19 response, spending over US$14.6 trillion (456 trillion baht) on rescue and stimulus measures in 2020 alone.

  • LIFE

    Attenborough explains all

    Life, Yvonne Bohwongprasert, Published on 07/05/2021

    » It is the colourful peacock mantis shrimp, which has a versatile set of rotating eyes and an ancestry stretching back 400 million years, that calls the seabed its home along with a string of eye-catching residents that the audience is introduced to in Netflix's latest docuseries Life In Colour with David Attenborough.

  • LIFE

    Swimwear with a message

    Life, Noko, Published on 07/05/2021

    » After the Candy Factory collection, Angelys Balek maintains her sweet tooth for Baby Icing -- the spring/summer 2021 collection -- which is inspired by colourful birthday cakes.

  • WORLD

    Liechtenstein prince accused of killing Romania's 'largest' bear

    AFP, Published on 06/05/2021

    » BUCHAREST - Romania said Wednesday it is investigating the killing of a large brown bear that activists allege was illegally shot by a Liechtenstein prince during a hunt in the Carpathian Mountains.

  • WORLD

    1.5C warming cap could 'halve' sea level rise from melting ice

    AFP, Published on 05/05/2021

    » PARIS - Limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius could halve how much sea levels rise due to melting ice sheets this century, according to a major new study modelling how Earth's frozen spaces will respond to ever-increasing greenhouse gas emissions.

  • WORLD

    Ruling on Trump ban marks defining moment for Facebook panel

    AFP, Published on 05/05/2021

    » WASHINGTON - Facebook's independent oversight board rules Wednesday on the platform's ban of former US president Donald Trump in a case that could set a precedent for how social media handles harmful content from world leaders.

  • OPINION

    Napoleon and world history: What if...?

    Oped, Gwynne Dyer, Published on 05/05/2021

    » Napoleon Bonaparte doesn't come up much in conversation these days, which is hardly surprising given that he has been dead for two centuries. On the other hand, today will be exactly 200 years since he died, so maybe we could make an exception just this once.

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